19-night Mexico Sea Of Cortez & Pacific Coastal Collector Cruise

Cruise Line:
Holland America Line
Ship:
Maasdam
Destination:
San Diego/Vancouver
Departure Date:
4/15/2020
Length:
19
Offer ID:
1347255
from
$1899


Up to 50% Savings for the First Two Guests

Please contact your travel advisor for more information.*

*Promotion is subject to availability, may not be combinable with certain fares or other amenity offers, is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time. Other restrictions apply.

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Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
San Diego
4/15/2020
4/15/2020 5:00:00 PM

San Diego is a city offering a little for everyone. Tons of beaches line San Diego's coastline, ranging from the surfer's beach to the family beach to the private romantic beaches hidden away from the crowds. Attractions like Sea World and the world famous San Diego Zoo are a big reason San Diego is a great family destination. And for those who are just here to get away for the weekend and have a good time, San Diego offers an unbelievable nightlife with outrageous nightclubs, live concerts, professional sports, theatrical performances and much more.

At Sea
4/16/2020
4/16/2020

No information currently available.

Bahia Magdalena
4/17/2020 10:00:00 AM
4/17/2020 4:00:00 PM

The great Bahía Magdalena is the gate entrance to the Pacific. It is a unique place and, as a natural reserve of gray whales that arrive to its waters to fulfill their biological cycle during the months of January to March, a great location for whale watching. The islands of Magdalena and Margarita contribute with the counter coastline that protects it from the strong waves which characterize the Pacific Ocean. The elongated form and low altitude of the islands, shaped almost totally by white sand dunes, permits visitors to simultaneously enjoy the inside and outside ocean view from some of its points. A very beautiful coastline offers plenty of beaches, inlets, marshes and mangrove swamps that are the sanctuary of resident and migratory sea birds and its waters are rich in species for commercial and sports fishing.

Cabo San Lucas
4/18/2020 8:00:00 AM
4/18/2020 5:00:00 PM

Once sought after by pirates for its safe harbors, the Los Cabos region of the Southern Baja Peninsula is now home to bustling towns of San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas. Each offers travelers an exciting, fun-filled destination. Cabo San Lucas, with a population of 25,000, is the faster-growing of the two. In the past few years, swanky new hotels and sleek condos have been added to round out this vacation destination. Superb sportfishing put Cabo San Lucas on the map, but non-fishermen will enjoy the thriving beach community as well. Snorkeling gear, boats, waverunners, kayaks, paddleboats and windsurf boards are all available for the active vacationer.

Loreto
4/20/2020 8:00:00 AM
4/20/2020 11:00:00 PM

Loreto has sprawling beaches and the warm waters of Sea of Cortes. Sportfishing in the Sea of Cortez is world-famous. Known as the Dorado (mahi-mahi) capital. Scuba diving in Loreto is a unique and exciting experience the wide variety of marine fish and aquatic life here is astonishing. A few miles offshore there are islands for divers to explore. But the fun isn't limited to just fishermen and divers. Spend a day exploring the colonial town of Loreto. Visit the Misión Nuestra Señora de Loreto and local museum in the center of town. Explore the local shops or enjoy snorkeling excursions and day trips to the outer islands. Loreto even has its own 18-hole, par 72 golf course.

Guaymas
4/21/2020 8:00:00 AM
4/21/2020 3:00:00 PM

Guaymas is a beautiful port city in the Mexican state of Sonora. The city was originally founded by missionaries and is home to several beautiful churches built in the neo-classical sense. There are also a number of beaches including Miramar where visitors can enjoy watersports and sunbathing. Guaymas is home to the only pearl farm on the continent and and offers free tours and colorful Sea of Cortez pearls for purchase.

Topolobampo
4/22/2020 4:30:00 AM
4/22/2020 11:00:00 PM

Topolobampo is the port for the city of Los Mochis. A large shrimping fleet is stationed here and the deep harbor is ideal for commercial fishing. Although these industries are significant, they pale by comparison to the region¡s most important attraction, the spectacular Copper Canyon. This scenic chasm is four times the size of the Grand Canyon, sculpted by the on-going process of erosion, 60 million years into its seemingly immortal lifespan. The Canyon's world-renown train ride covers the entire spectrum of terrain with 39 bridges and 87 tunnels, ending at an elevation of 8,000 feet above the sparkling Sea of Cortez.

Mazatlan
4/23/2020 1:00:00 PM
4/23/2020 7:00:00 PM

The place visitors just can't get enough of. Mazatlan is known as the perfect beach resort town for its 17 miles of inviting beaches, world-class resort hotels, excellent watersports and beautiful golden sunsets. Located directly east of the tip of the Baja Peninsula, Mazatlan's charming Mexican ambiance can be seen in its open-air cafes, stylish boutiques and lively nightclubs. Bask on a stretch of the largest uninterrupted beach in Latin America, then take a stroll along the Malecón before a fabulous seafood dinner and exciting evening on the town.

Puerto Vallarta
4/24/2020 10:00:00 AM
4/24/2020 11:00:00 PM

Puerto Vallarta is where Mexico comes alive. Fall in love with Puerto Vallarta's old world charm and dreamlike natural beauty. Lush tropical jungles surround this quaint colonial city with interesting architecture, cobblestone streets and white-washed buildings. Discover chic boutiques along the Malecón, then check out the exploding art scene and sizzling nightlife. Sprawling golden beaches, Pacific blue waters and heart-stopping sunsets reflect on majestic mountains to complete this picture-perfect vacation spot.

At Sea
4/25/2020
4/25/2020

No information currently available.

At Sea
4/26/2020
4/26/2020

No information currently available.

San Diego
4/27/2020 8:00:00 AM
4/27/2020 5:00:00 PM

San Diego is a city offering a little for everyone. Tons of beaches line San Diego's coastline, ranging from the surfer's beach to the family beach to the private romantic beaches hidden away from the crowds. Attractions like Sea World and the world famous San Diego Zoo are a big reason San Diego is a great family destination. And for those who are just here to get away for the weekend and have a good time, San Diego offers an unbelievable nightlife with outrageous nightclubs, live concerts, professional sports, theatrical performances and much more.

Santa Barbara
4/28/2020 8:00:00 AM
4/28/2020 5:00:00 PM

Santa Barbara is a city with a great deal to offer. The diversity of attractions and sights is enormous. California's wine country has beautiful landscapes, the pacific ocean with all of its life and beauty, and architecture of the missions built by the Spanish in the 18th and 19th century. Come spend some time here and enjoy the beauty of Santa Barbara.
Shopping, dining, sightseeing and theatrical entertainment are just the beginning. Spend some time at one of Santa Barbara's world famous beaches, take a tour tasting wine made by on of the distinguished wineries, or take in a performance by the Santa Barbara Civic Light Opera. Santa Barbara offers lots of great restaurants that will please anyone's appetite ranging from Seafood to Cajun. And the shopping is unlimited. There are lots of great places to shop, including outlets, collector's shops, specialty shops, antique shops, boutiques, high-end shops, and low-end shops.

Monterey, CA
4/29/2020 8:00:00 AM
4/29/2020 5:00:00 PM

The historic town of Monterey lies on a peninsula at the southern end of beautiful Monterey Bay on the Pacific Ocean about 85 miles south of San Francisco. Formerly the Mexican capital of California and a whaling and fishingport, Monterey is now mainly a tourist town. Sights include the Old Customhouse (1827) and the First (California) Theatre (1844) located in Monterey State Historic Park. Founded in 1770 by the Spanish, it was capital of Alta California and Mexican California until it came under American control in 1846 during the Mexican War.

San Francisco
4/30/2020 8:00:00 AM
4/30/2020 5:00:00 PM

Blessed with a viable fog-cooled and sun-kissed climate and a dramatic landscape, the San Francisco Bay Area is a visual feast where neither water nor hills are ever too far away. Add to this the cultural medley: Within every neighborhood, from Santa Cruz to Oakland to Mill Valley, a diversity of tastes and interest is thriving. See it in the cuisine, the bookstores, the arts, and the recreational opportunities. To embrace all San Francisco has to offer get out and explore. Walk the streets, drive across the Bay Bridge, go south down the peninsula to Silicon Valley and cruise along the San Mateo coast. Find great sights, museums, art, culture, and family fun attractions. There is a plethora of attractions and activities to satisfy the desires of every one who visits.

At Sea
5/1/2020
5/1/2020

No information currently available.

Victoria, B.C.
Suggested Private Excursion
5/2/2020 12:00:00 PM
5/2/2020 11:00:00 PM

British culture and island informality collide in Victoria. This sophisticated seaside city is full of historic sites, parks and gardens. Take a walking tour - many of which begin at Parliament Buildings at Victoria's Inner Harbor. Combined with majestic Empress Hotel, these monumental buildings give the city a regal European feel. See equally impressive modern structures, such as Royal British Columbia History Museum, or replicas of large, native Northwest Indian houses at Thunderbird Park. Unique attractions include Undersea Gardens, Miniature World, Maritime Museum, Chinatown and Royal London Wax Museum. A memorable places to visit is world-famous Butchart Gardens, with 5,000 fauna varieties. The dazzling gardens on Saanich Inlet are beautiful at night, when hundreds of lights sparkle along winding paths. Additional gardens in Victoria include Crystal Garden and the gardens surrounding Government House and near Craigdarroch Castle, a towering Victorian mansion complete with a tower and turrets. Tour this city in a horse-drawn carriage.

Suggested Private Excursions

Victoria: Private Whale Watching Zodiac Tour - (4 hours)

Victoria: Private Victoria & Butchart Gardens Sightseeing - (5 hours)

Seattle
Suggested Private Excursion
5/3/2020 8:00:00 AM
5/3/2020 5:00:00 PM

Seattle is situated on Puget Sound, surrounded by the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges. The city skyline is impressive with shimmering glass high-rises and 100-year-old buildings standing side by side. This beautiful port city came into its own after gold was discovered in the Klondike and 100,000 people passed through the Northwest in 1897 and 1898 on their quest for wealth in Alaska Visit the Klondike Gold Rush Museum or the Space Needle by day and enjoy a vibrant jazz nightlife in turn-of-the-century Pioneer Square where the city first took root.


Suggested Private Excursions

Seattle: Private Seattle City Tour (4-hours)

Seattle: Land & Water Tour (4 Hours)

Seattle: Walking Tour (3 Hours)

Seattle: Tacoma & Museum Tour (6 Hours)

Seattle: Urban Rural Mix Tour (6 Hours)

Vancouver
Suggested Private Excursion
5/4/2020 7:00:00 AM
5/4/2020

Vancouver is a thriving metropolis surrounded by natural beauty. With parks, beaches, gardens, museums, art galleries and the second-largest Chinatown in North America, Vancouver lives up to its promise of offering something for everyone. With modern buildings set against green, rolling hillsides, this city is breathtaking; no location offers a more spectacular view than Stanley Park - with a zoo, aquarium, totem poles and honking geese. A short walk from the park leads to Robson Street, which offers the town's best window-shopping. Stores with European flavor share the avenue with delicatessens and tea rooms ready to serve. As architectural heart of the city, Robson Square features a central plaza with a food fair and an old provincial courthouse, which now houses Vancouver Art Gallery. Be sure to stop at 8 Pender St. - "the narrowest building in the world." Other points of interest include the Museum of Anthropology; Japanese-style Nitobe Memorial Garden; and VanDusen Botanical Garden. Capilano Canyon is site of the world's longest and highest suspension footbridge.

Suggested Private Excursions

Vancouver: Private Vancouver's Ultimate City & Nature Tour - (6 hours)

Vancouver: Private Vancouver with the Kids - (6 hours)

Vancouver: Private Different faces of Vancouver (4-hours)

Vancouver: Private Day Tour to Victoria by Land & Sea - (12-hours)

Vancouver: Private Day Tour to Victoria by Floatplane & Private Vehicle - (9 hours)

Vancouver: Bowen Island by Land, Sea & Air - (4-hours)

Vancouver Highlights Private Tour - 4 hours

Vancouver Mountain Adventure - 8 Hours (with Step-On Guide, admissions included)

Vancouver Stanley Park Bicycle Tour - 3 hours

Best of Downtown Tour (Formerly Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tour) - 3 hours

Granville Island Market Tour - 2 hours

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Rates are cruise only, per person, based on double occupancy. Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses of $495 additional for all guests. Fuel surcharges may apply. Please ask your travel counselor for details. Rates are subject to availability and may change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

Departure Date:
4/15/2020
Number of Nights
19
Cruise Inclusions:
  • 19-night Cruise
  • Meals
  • Entertainment
Available Addons:

Pre or post cruise hotel stay.
Optional roundtrip airfare.

Remarks:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Airfare, transfers, Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses additional.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.



All prices per person and in USD unless otherwise stated.
Offer ID:
1347255

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Company Info

Cruise Experts Travel, LTD.
2979 West 41st Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6N 3C8

(604) 737-8100
(800) 565-2784
 
BC Reg. No. 74615