Nassau, Bahamas – Sunday, February 5, 2017 – 8:00am – 4:00pm
The capital city of The Bahamas is found on the 11th largest island, New Providence. Nassau’s history can be traced back to days of the legendary pirate Blackbeard. Its sheltered harbor, mansions, cathedrals and 18th-century fortresses have been beautifully preserved. Shops, pubs and cafes line Nassau’s historic Bay Street, considered the city’s “Main Street”, it has maintained its historic feel while offering all the amenities our visitors’ desire. With an array of adventures, you can visit Blue Lagoon Island; A relaxing 20-minute sail from Nassau, Blue Lagoon Island has several programs that allow visitors to interact with Dolphins and Sea Lions. Meet these loving mammals from the edge of the water or get up close and personal right next to them in the ocean. Looking for some sand? Look no further than a few miles west of Nassau. There sits a two-and-a-half mile stretch of beach and beach life. Cable Beach is also home to the Crystal Palace Casino, as well as several luxury resorts, nightclubs and the Cable Beach golf course… and let’s not forget the famous Atlantis Resort, where you can dine, shop, golf, swim or simply try your luck in the casino. Whatever you desire, your stay in Nassau will be a memorable one for our first port.
San Juan, Puerto Rico – Tuesday, February 7, 2017 – 1:00pm – 10:00pm
There is no place quite like a tropical volcanic island, and no island in the Caribbean quite like Puerto Rico. It’s also known as the Caribbean capital of nightlife and entertainment, where you can indulge in bar hopping, fine dining, Vegas-style gaming or anything in between. From museums to monuments, historic forts to flamenco shows, there are sightseeing tours and adventures that will entice you to go ashore and explore the moment the ship docks. Exciting adventures await you, from exploring El Yunque Rain Forest (with what was once believed to be the Fountain of Youth), to zooming through the forest on a zip line, to bathing in the La Mina Waterfalls or seeing the natural swimming pool, Baño Grande. Explore Old San Juan, the second-oldest European settlement in the New World. Bike through the gorgeous scenery of the Piñones Reserve, home to the island’s most spectacular views. Definitely enjoy authentic Spanish-style sangria and taste a wide array of delicious tapas. It is an island teeming with beauty and vitality. Some of it is Spanish, some Indian, some African and some…something else. But somehow it all blends together into a culture that you will find fascinating and one-of-a-kind.
Considered by many Dominicans and visitors alike to be the prettiest part of the Dominican Republic, Samana is a naturalist’s delight! Unspoiled white-sandy beaches, coconut-covered mountains, clear-mountain streams winding through lush, tropical rain forests, vibrant coral reefs and many other attractions, a visit of adventure is awaiting your discovery. Various cultural excursions make stops along the way for picturesque views of the countryside and some with a visit to the local Cigar House. The exuberance of the area and the variety of natural attractions make it the preferred choice of those seeking an active visit too; Cool off at the Waterfalls, go Horseback Riding, soar through the rainforest canopy, swim, dive, sail, snorkel or take a trip on the internationally known whale-watching excursion. Samana is truly for explorers.
Labadee, Haiti – Thursday, February 9, 2017 – 8:00am – 5:00pm
It’s impossible to choose just one thing that’s special about Labadee. Christopher Columbus was the first European to set foot on this spectacular peninsula of Hispaniola in 1492, when the Santa Maria ran aground off the coast on Christmas Day. Five centuries later, it was transformed into Labadee, a tropical retreat and playground, created exclusively for its guests. The inviting beach, coral reefs and exciting amenities provide a perfect place to relax and have fun. Labadee is the ultimate private destination for cruise vacationers – and our guests will have it all to themselves for the day. Adventure, exploration and relaxation are just the beginning of what Labadee has to offer. Looking to unleash adrenaline? Strap on a helmet and harness, and soar down 500 feet on the Dragon’s Breath Flight Line, the world’s longest zip line over water. Curious to explore Haiti’s unique culture and incredible landscapes? Explore Haitian life, its coastline, flora and fauna on one of our exciting shore excursions and tours. Ready to kick back, relax and sip a refreshing cocktail? Get the VIP treatment while unwinding beachside in our private cabanas. Labadee’s seven neighborhoods each offer distinct ambience from total relaxation to high-energy thrills, but wherever you are, you’ll be captivated by the breathtaking land and seascapes – The perfect port to end your cruise on!