Back to Back Cruises with FREE Laundry
Star Collector Voyages combine some of our most popular cruise itineraries for a more in-depth exploration of each region. Featuring longer voyages of 13+ days and few repeated ports, take advantage of your time here and unpack only once. Travel the world spending more time sampling exotic cuisines, immersing yourself in new cultures, and discovering perspectives that open your heart and return home with a soul fulfilled.
All Star Collector Voyages feature FREE daily laundry, so you can travel light and come home with a well-traveled suitcase and one less chore.
Lisbon to St. Maarten - 19 Days
Combine a relaxing, two-week transatlantic crossing with six wondrously warm days among bright Caribbean beaches, dense rainforests, colorful reefs and a generous supply of delectable tropical cocktails. Swim with dolphins at Prospect Reef’s natural lagoon near Soper’s Hole. Pilot your own two-person rigid inflatable boat along the scenic Sir Francis Drake Waterway near Jost Van Dyke. Stay out late shopping among Virgin Gorda’s beachside stalls, wander Mustique’s exclusive and uncrowded sandy shores, or swim and snorkel offshore among vibrant fish and coral prior to relaxing with sweet, rum punch cocktails. Sail a catamaran from Gustavia to the colorful reefs teeming with gorgeous tropical fish and gracefully gliding sea turtles. Summon your courage to zipline and transit teetering suspension bridges during a race across the Open Course Canopy Challenge high among gnarled branches, tropical birds and lush rainforest leaves near Falmouth Harbor.
Puerto Caldera to Nassau - 15 Days
Venture into lush and pristine rainforests and explore forgotten relics of the Spanish Empire during this 15-day cruise from Costa Rica to the Bahamas. Ride horseback to a mountain summit surrounded by an extensive Costa Rican rainforest near Quepos. Glide your kayak past twisted mangrove roots as you seek out curious bottle-nosed porpoises in an estuary near Puerto Jimenez in Costa Rica. Watch shipping traffic and learn about deadly diseases and the daunting construction challenges confronting French and American engineers as you experience a guided daytime transit of the Panama Canal. Browse handcrafted wares and cluttered, colorful stalls amid the numerous shops nestled inside the imposing Las Bóvedas, a 200-year-old former Spanish dungeon renovated into a shopping arcade in Cartagena, Colombia. Kick back in a rustic bamboo raft during a guided tour of rural traditions and Jamaican living on the Rio Grande River near Port Antonia.
Bridgetown to Bridgetown - 14 Days
Escape the ordinary during this 14-day adventure that spans the Lesser Antilles islands and ventures into uncrowded cays and uncongested ports accessible exclusively to small ship cruising. Spin and swirl in the gentle currents of a rainforest river as you take a tubing adventure near Roseau on Dominica. Skim Antiqua’s azure waves and soar above famed reefs, hotels, and beaches during a helicopter tour from Falmouth Harbor. Search for wild horses amid the remote hills of Cas En Bas during a St. Lucia hike. Inhale the heady fragrances of countless tropical flowers at a scenic botanical garden near Anse Mitan on Martinique. Grab your snorkel mask and set sail from Mayreau on St. Vincent to the remote beaches of Mopion, an uncrowded stretch of white-sand beach and vibrant reef surrounding a cay that many herald as “the Caribbean’s smallest island,”—a perfect secluded haven for swimming amid curious tropical fish.
St. Maarten to Bridgetown - 21 Days
Embrace extraordinary experiences exclusive to small ship cruising during this three-week exploration of the Caribbean’s Lesser Antilles island chain. Swim with dolphins during an extended overnight stay in Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. Savor African, European, and Indian ingredients and influences in popular Caribbean dishes as you sample spicy regional cuisine in the Fairview Great House on St. Kitts. Tour the Montserrat Volcano Observatory and learn how plant and animal life recover after volcanic eruptions, then see firsthand at the Montserrat National Trust Amerindian Gardens near Little Bay. Float above colorful coral reefs in clear-bottom kayaks as you glide through the pristine blue waters of Les Saintes on Guadeloupe. Hang onto halyards and winch handles as you master sailing a 40-foot racing yacht on scenic Rodney’s Bay near Pigeon Island on St. Lucia. Wander the 18th century grounds of the childhood home of Empress Josephine, Napoleon’s future wife, as you uncover historic French colonial life on Martinique.
Nassau to Athens - 43 Days
Transition from Bahamian sapphire seas to storied Mediterranean ports and cities during this 43-day transatlantic crossing that starts in Nassau and features stops in Portugal, Morocco, Spain, France, Italy, and Greece. Admire restored mosaics representing Poseidon at the Roman Ruins of Lixus, one of Morocco’s most picturesque rural settings near Tangier. Master the art of preparing sizzling tapas plates under the tutelage of a famous Andalusian chef during a friendly, small-group cooking competition and culinary workshop prior to dinner and an overnight stay in Málaga, Spain. Discover the distinct Old World magic of earthy, red-fruit Corsican wines while touring cellars and vineyards around Calvi, France. Wander Pompeii’s restored streets between bleached column and sun-dappled gardens as Mount Vesuvius silently steams in the distance. Board a swift private speedboat bound for Positano’s cafés, boutiques and narrow cobblestoned streets for a frothy cappuccino or tart and fiery limoncello apéritif.
San Juan to Athens - 52 Days
Venture from Caribbean beaches, spicy jerk chicken, and rum cocktails to Riviera shoreline fortresses, Moroccan cumin-infused lamb, and robust Italian Sicilian red wines during this epic 52-day cruise that explores the West Indies before crossing the Atlantic to the Azores, Portugal, Spain, Morocco, France, Monaco, Italy, Malta, and Greece. Snorkel among picturesque reefs and vibrant tropical fish in the hidden island gems of the Caribbean including Guadeloupe and the British Virgin Islands, then relax and rest up with multiple spa visits and intriguing lecturers as you sail from San Juan, Puerto Rico to the tropical small port of Horta in the Azores Islands. Taste the important differences among Spanish sherries and fine wines at Cádiz wineries. Browse for trinkets and inhale the aromas of countless spices in a Moroccan market in Tangier. Test your luck at tables inside an opulent casino in Monte Carlo. Wander the ruins of the Roman Forum and the monuments inside the Vatican City in Rome. This exceptional and memorable journey embraces Greek island hopping and concludes in Piraeus, with the storied Acropolis and the Greek Parthenon temple high above Athens.
Tokyo to Vancouver - 25 Days
Spend 27 exhilarating days on both sides of the International Date Line among North American wildlife like bears, moose and caribou, calving glaciers in the Tracy and Endicott Arms, and stunning Japanese parks including the crater lake in Akan National Park in Kushiro. Your memorable Pacific port stops include Vancouver, Canada, 11 visits throughout Alaska and the Aleutians, and the final three stops on the other side of the international date line in Kushiro, Miyako, and Tokyo, Japan.
Barcelona to Athens - 14 Days
A perfect blend of antiquity and artistry, this 14-day cruise sails from the ancient ruins of Athens and makes a dozen port stops in Greece, Italy and France before disembarking among the contemporary architecture and gleaming, cosmopolitan wonders of Barcelona, Spain. Stroll the narrow streets inside the concealed medieval walls of Monemvasia, Greece and take an exhilarating tour of Corsica’s narrow winding coastal roads outside Calvi, France. From the Greek and Roman funerary steles - ancient marble reliefs depicting venerable people engaged in everyday life - to the vibrant and radiant impressionist paintings and dizzying mosaics of Antoni Gaudí’s Barcelona architecture, this is an ideal journey for passionate historians, art lovers and all seeking unforgettable cultural immersion.
Barcelona to San Juan - 23 Days
Enjoy the best of both worlds, a port-rich journey through southern Iberia and a classic ocean crossing that’s unscripted and utterly relaxing. Everything you’re looking for is here. Whimsical Modernist architecture in Barcelona, as colorful as it is unconventional. The inescapable footprints of Moors throughout Andalusia from the tile-and-fountain artistry of the Alcazar and Alhambra to cuisine—savory foods seasoned with fruits and spices, desserts made with almonds and honey, rice and saffron transformed into Spain’s signature paella. Honor the Moors with a port call in Casablanca, within reach of Marrakech, Rabat, and of course, the Kasbah. Walk the streets of Lisbon’s Alfama district, eyes dazzled by brilliant azulejo tiles, and make your way to Belem Tower, a classic departure point during the Age of Discovery. Watch from the Yacht Club as Lisbon fades into the distance knowing time now belongs to you, and only you. Work out in the fully redesigned Fitness Center. Treat your palate to French-inspired cuisine and wine pairings in Amphora. Or simply wrap yourself in a soft waffle weave robe and snack on grapes as the world passes by your suite window.
St. Maarten to Bridgetown - 14 Days
Discover less-traveled roads and concealed refuges throughout the Caribbean on this 14-day cruise that blends iconic destinations and little-known shorelines like a favorite beachside cocktail. Search for green sea turtles and watch iridescent fish flit among sunken freighter wreckage from the dry side of a porthole in a Gustavia-based, semi-submersible. Sail past St. Kitts uncrowded southeast shores before slipping silently beneath the surface to snorkel among exotic fish and colorful coral. Savor sweet, shredded coconut cakes washed down with local sun rum amid Fort Napoleon’s cool shadows above Les Saintes, Guadeloupe. Meet local artists at St. Lucia’s Rodney Bay Village and rediscover your creative brushstrokes in an island scenery painting class. Raise the sails on a catamaran outbound from Mayreau to quiet Saline Bay for uncrowded hours of swimming and sunbathing. Relax in the Balthazar River’s swirling currents as you float in tubes through a shady tropical forest on Grenada.
Papeete to Cairns - 30 Days
Start your South Pacific adventure at the sunny beaches of Papeete before setting off to Bora Bora for world-class snorkeling in crystal-clear lagoons. Get a taste of the Cook Islands in Rarotonga—boasting palm-studded white-sand beaches, lush jungles and the glistening waters of Muri Lagoon. Niue charms visitors with its friendly locals, pristine beaches, coral reefs and mystical caves. Escape to the remote and rarely visited port of Vava’u, Tonga where unspoiled waters offer snorkelers and divers encounters with a variety of sea life and visibility exceeding 100 feet. Discover Savusavu’s lovely black pearls and Suva’s British colonial buildings and farmer’s market. See colonial homes, visit Nadi Temple, or take a relaxing mud pool bath in Lautoka. Upon arriving in Port Vila, sample the fresh seasonal fruit at Mama’s Market, relax at pristine Jade Beach, or take the boat to Tranquility Island to visit the Hawksbill Turtle Sanctuary. Continue to Lifou’s Jokin Cliffs and Jinek Beach at Ile de Pins, known for its tall native pine trees, turquoise waters full of colorful coral, and white-sand beaches. Noumea, once the World War II headquarters for the U.S. military in the South Pacific, offers magnificent beaches and incredible views from its string of stunning bays. Reflect on your Polynesian adventures, relax and recharge as you cross the Coral Sea en route to Cairns, Australia—gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.
San Juan to Barcelona - 21 Days
Arrive rested, refreshed and ready to explore the Iberian Peninsula during this 21-day transatlantic cruise combined with port stops in the Azores, Portugal,and Spain. Slip past the sloped, imposing walls of Castillo San Cristóbal on your way across the Atlantic. Relax and book spa appointments or reconnect with friends and family as you gradually acclimatize to time zones and arrive ready to explore Horta on the island of Faial among the Azores Archipelago. Explore the waterfront of Portimao, a small Portuguese fishing port with a thriving sardine industry. Indulge in the visual contrasts of Almería’s 500-year-old Gothic cathedral and the modern Neolithic exhibits housed inside the angular and contemporary Museum of Almería. Your transatlantic vacation concludes along Barcelona’s vibrant waterfront, where you can sample rich seafood paella paired with touristy sangrias, and dark, smoky red Tempranillo wines.
Colón to Lisbon - 26 Days
Combine a classic Atlantic Ocean crossing with unforgettable visits to Caribbean small ports, Lisbon’s Gothic landmarks and the gateway to the Panama Canal during this far-ranging, 25-day cruise between Central America and Portugal. Gaze out from the crenelated battlements of Lisbon’s Belém Tower, a Tagus River fortification that greeted returning Portuguese seafarers for centuries. Curl up with a favorite book while planning a week’s worth of massages and indulgent spa treatments during your Atlantic crossing. Swim, snorkel or SCUBA among vibrant aquatic wildlife at the Bonaire National Marine Park. Taste the shredded beef, cumin-infused richness of Colón’s Ropa Vieja, a unique and popular breakfast and dinner meal throughout this busy Panama Canal seaport.
St. Maarten to Barcelona - 22 Days
An Atlantic crossing offers abundant opportunities for catching up on reading, spa treatments and indulging in important passions that you keep putting off, like organizing to-do lists or outlining that manuscript you always plan to complete. You’ll also be fully rested and ready to explore Lisbon’s prominent landmarks like the alabaster-like Belém Tower, the elaborate grounds of the Jerónimos Monastery or the quiet corners of a wine bar serving fruity Vinho Verde or countless golden, nutty-nuanced port wines. Take an Andalusian-style side trip to Seville and discover often-overlooked Moorish influences in the medieval architecture throughout the 2,200-year-old city. Soar to the top of The Rock of Gibraltar and gaze down on one of the busiest and most strategic sea. Even if it’s cloudy, you’ll still be captivated by the hundreds of Barbary macaques, the last surviving wild monkey population in Europe. Study Cubist co-founder Pablo Picasso’s sculptures, sketches, engravings and paintings in detail near his birthplace in Málaga. Stroll the weathered 14th century flagstones and admire the circular, Gothic-themed architecture of Bellver Castle near Palma de Mallorca. This restful adventure concludes across the historic Balearic Sea in Barcelona, where you can stay up late to dance among the vibrant night life or sit down for amazing toasty tapas and seafood paellas among the countless cafés and airy sidewalk bars.
Copenhagen to London - 19 Days
Savor mouthwatering local delights and breathtaking scenery along the coastlines of Estonia, Denmark, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Norway and the United Kingdom during this 19-day cruise throughout the Baltic and North Sea. Sink your teeth into the art of Estonian truffle making with the guidance of a Master Confectioner at a delicious workshop in Tallinn’s Rottermann Quarter. Overnight in St. Petersburg and enjoy the grace of a Russian Ballet performance at a famed St. Petersburg theater. Drift close to Scandinavian seabirds and the moored Finnish Ice Breaker fleet during a kayaking tour around the Helsinki archipelago and bicycle through the rustic countryside outside the small Finnish port of Mariehamn before sitting down to traditional Åland pancakes with plum jam and whipped cream. Tour Stockholm’s rustic Old Town before sampling an authentic Swedish Smorgasbord of gravy-covered meatballs, smoked herring, sweet preserves and dense breads. Discover the beauty of Norwegian fjord cruising and combine trekking and biking on a guided journey to the scenic Drivande Waterfall above the verdant Mørkrid Valley near Skjolden. Overnight in London with time to see Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace.
Athens to Venice - 18 Days
Embark on your personal Homeric odyssey as you sail from Athens, cradle of Western Civilization, and explore the islands and shorelines throughout Greece, Asia Minor, Croatia and Italy. Board a small Mykonos boat and explore the remote temples and amphitheater on uninhabited Delos, a sacred place where ancient Greeks honored the mythical birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. Discover authentic preparation techniques for fried Greek meatballs and tart, creamy tzatziki under the guidance of a Rhodes taverna chef. Walk in the steps of ancient kings as you inspect the living quarters, storerooms and archaeological exhibits throughout the Palace of Knossos near Agios Nikolaos. Catch a Zadar sailboat bound for a 5th century fishing port on the island of Ošljak and pristine archipelago stops in the Adriatic Sea. This delicious and delightful journey concludes among the canals and piazzas of Venice, where you can experience the classic and timeless romance of being serenaded by your gondolier along the Noale or Grand Canals that connect over 100 tiny islets throughout the Venetian city.
Complimentary Destination Discovery Event • Kusadasi: Evening in Ephesus
Papeete to Noumea - 23 Days
Begin your adventure on the sunny beaches of Papeete then set sail for the crystal-clear lagoons of breathtaking Bora Bora. Rarotonga is an up-and-coming foodie destination with white-sand beaches skirted by palm trees, dense jungle forests and inviting waters in Muri Lagoon. Niue charms visitors with its friendly locals, pristine beaches, coral reefs and mystical caves. Escape to the remote port of Vava’u, Tonga where unspoiled waters with visibility exceeding 100 feet offer snorkelers and divers encounters with manta rays, turtles, spinner dolphins. Discover Savusavu’s energetic waterfalls, rainforests and exotic black pearls. Suva offers a change of pace with multicultural cuisine, broad streets, and bustling farmer’s market. In Lautoka, experience more outdoor markets and a mud pool bath. In Port Vila, Vanuatu don’t miss Mele Cascades waterfall, Jade Beach and a visit to the turtle sanctuary. Take time to relax at Lifou’s Jokin Cliffs and Jinek Beach in New Caledonia. This fossilized coral atoll is the center of traditional Melanesian culture. Mare is known for its turquoise waters full of colorful coral, white-sand beaches, and tall native pine trees. Your amazing voyage concludes in Noumea, the World War II headquarters for the U.S. military in the South Pacific with magnificent beaches and incredible views from its string of beautiful bays.
Athens to Venice - 16 Days
This voyage through Greece, Italy, and Croatia is simply bursting with engrossing history lessons, delizioso cuisine, natural beauty, and often-overlooked destinations. Begin in Athens, where the magnificent white Parthenon still stands tall after watching nearly 2,500 years of world events pass by. Explore the well-preserved Greek castle towns of Monemvasia, the Gibraltar of Greece, and Mystras, near Gythion. Both are less-visited gems, and Mystras is a magical ghost town of exquisite Byzantine architecture. Taste Istrian truffles and olive oil in the quaint little fishing town of Rovinj. Wander the medieval Old Towns of Kotor and Dubrovnik, limestone streets polished to a high shine by centuries of shuffling feet. Visit the must-sees of Italy from Michelangelo’s mastery in Rome’s Sistine Chapel to the romance of Venice and eerie Pompeii, then veer off to laid-back Ponza, the secret island retreat where Italians go to escape the crowds. Find a quiet corner of Wind Surf to write home a stream of superlatives.
London to Edinburgh - 18 Days
Discover small ship cruising’s unique advantages during stops at little-known ports like Killybegs and Bantry and unusual perspectives of iconic destinations on small-group tours throughout England, Scotland and near circumnavigation of Ireland on this remarkable 18-day cruise. Wander Kilkenny’s medieval buildings, including Ireland’s second longest cathedral—St. Canice—adjacent to one of oldest European high towers accessible to visitors. Stroll Belfast’s cobblestoned streets and visit one of the city’s eldest and most celebrated pubs for a special Irish whiskey tasting. Trace the scenic and treacherous Isle of Man motorcycle racing course on a special three-seater touring Trike. Hop along the black, hexagonal beachside basalt pillars of the fabled Giant’s Causeway near Portrush. Roam the windswept heath around the ancient and mysterious Ring of Brodgar near Kirkwall. Dine on haggis capped with neeps and tatties—pureed parsnip and mash potatoes—paired with greens and a delicious briny sauce at a cheery Scottish restaurant near Edinburgh.
Dun Laoghaire (Dublin) to Copenhagen - 18 Days
From the craggy, foggy coastlines of Brittania to the soaring Norwegians fjords, the tales and feasts of Viking and the Scots abound. This cruise features stops in Ireland, the UK, Scotland, Norway, and Denmark. Sip a wee dram of exquisite whisky as you listen to tales of lost Spanish gold in Tobermory’s harbor port on the Isle of Mull. Wander the windswept Orkney Island moors near Skara Brae, Scotland. Admire massive glaciers and sample Norwegian cheeses in Olden, Norway. Browse Bergen’s eclectic waterfront shops for intricate Norwegian sweaters and wood-carved ornaments. Discover the celebrated history of the Skagen School and learn why accomplished artists ventured here a century ago to paint in Denmark’s distinct summer sunlight. This remarkable journey culminates among the cosmopolitan splendors of Copenhagen, where you can explore the 1800s amusement-park ambiance of the Tivoli Gardens and sample new Nordic cuisine at several of the most highly acclaimed restaurants in the world.
Tilbury to Barcelona - 19 Days
Uncover Europe’s culinary and cultural delights throughout this 19-day August cruise featuring stops in the UK, France, Spain, and Portugal. Set sail near London and walk the small town of Dartmouth among fresh Royal Naval College cadets and Medieval Era exhibits. Pair rich Bordeaux wine blends with succulent French cuisine during an overnight stay in Bordeaux. Admire the view of distant Moroccan mountain ranges from the strategic heights of the Rock of Gibraltar. Discover the beauty of UNESCO site the Alhambra Palace. Kick back on a warm beach not far from Palma de Mallorca’s exceptional restaurants, or head up the hill and explore Castell de Bellver, a circular fortification dating back to the 1300s. This amazing adventure culminates in cosmopolitan Barcelona, where you can amble up Las Ramblas with pedestrians and shoppers, or wander among the Gothic Quarter’s narrow passages and daunting walls.
Athens to Lisbon - 20 Days
Transit the narrow Corinth Canal en route to Delphi to explore the Temple of Apollo and the Archaeological Museum. Corfu stuns visitors with its beautiful beaches and Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In Argostoli, stroll the promenade in search of caretta-caretta turtles and savor Kephalonian meat pie. From Messina, visit Sicily’s hillside town of Taormina to take in views of the iconic Greek Theater. In Trapani, marvel at the hardworking 17th century windmills and salt marshes that produce its signature colored salts. Discover the medieval walled Il Castello and Poetto Beach in Cagliari before setting sail for Spain. Upon arrival in Barcelona, behold Gaudí’s La Sagrada Familia Cathedral and savor tapas. A later stay in Málaga allows time to tour the famous Alhambra. Embark on Morocco’s city of Tangier, known for its unspoiled beaches and old walled city of Medina. A late night in Casablanca affords time to see Marrakech’s mosques, palaces and souk market. Cruise south to the Canary Islands to experience the small volcanic island of Lanzarote and follow the famous wine trail, wander Santa Cruz de Tenerife’s beautiful UNESCO beaches San Cristóbal de La Laguna and Teide National Park, and listen for the whistling locals of La Gomera who use their skills to communicate across the steep ravines and lush cloud forest of Garajonay National Park. Head north to Portugal for an overnight in Funchal, with time to taste Madeira wines and try poncha, a delightful rum and honey cocktail.
Bridgetown to Oranjestad - 14 Days
Begin in Barbados with a visit to the fairyland magic of Harrison’s Cave before setting sail for the French-Caribbean splendor of Martinique, where Empress Josephine spent her childhood. In St. Lucia enjoy shopping in the bustling capital of Castries, scenic Morne Fortune, and an overnight on Pigeon Island with plenty of beach time and a chance to visit the majestic volcanic Pitons. Follow your nose through the aromatic open-air markets of beautiful St. George’s on the “Isle of Spice.” Enjoy the exclusive Signature Beach Party on Mayreau and walk up Mount Pleasant to witness the amazing view from Fort Hamilton on Bequia. Swim with sea turtles in Tobago Cays Marine Park and listen for the conch beckoning fishing boats home. In Soufriere, feel the heart and soul of St. Lucia when you stroll by street vendors and hike to secluded waterfalls. Bonaire begs you to bring binoculars for bird watching — from flamingos to native parakeets to Amazon parrots. Savor the pastel colors of Old Town Willemstad and explore the limestone formations and ancient petroglyphs of Hato Caves. Complete your voyage in Aruba where you can relax and take in some of the Caribbean’s best beaches or play dominoes with locals.
Miami to Puerto Caldera - 21 Days
Calling all nature lovers and independent-minded souls who like to explore off the tourist track—this is the cruise you’ve been looking for. With six ports in Costa Rica and five in Panama (plus a full Canal transit with onboard Historian you’ll want to bring comfortable shoes, a good camera and an adventurous spirit. The terrain varies from marshy Everglades to rainforest canopies, cloud forests to sparkling blue underground rivers—ready for you to explore by airboat, innertube, zipline and more. You never know when you might catch a glimpse of a resplendent quetzal or a shy spider monkey, not to mention the whales and dolphins of Golfo Dulce. With your Costa Rican Naturalist onboard for the duration of the cruise, you’ll always have someone to ask when you have a question. Our unique itinerary is designed for those who’d rather make tracks than follow them, taking you to seven small ship-only ports, most of which are Windstar exclusives. And when you’re not exploring Isla Parida in the middle of Chiriquí National Marine Park or remote Corcovado National Park from Bahia Drake, there are coffee plantations and Mayan ruins to discover, Embera Indians to meet, conch fritters to eat, and white-sand beaches to lie on devoid of noise or traffic.
Colón to St. Maarten - 19 Days
Begin in Colón by exploring the engineering wonder of the Panama Canal. In Bocas del Toro, soak up the laidback atmosphere and colorful clapboard houses before heading to Isla San Andres to swim with puffer fish and sea turtles at the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Snorkel and kayak with dolphins in the ocean playground of Roatan, and sample baleadas and pastilles with delicious Honduran coffee. Visit the howler monkey sanctuary in Belize City and explore the ancient Mayan ruins of Chacchoben on Costa Maya. Discover Cozumel’s Chankanaab, an eco-park with underwater caverns home to dolphins, manatees, and sea turtles.Experience Grand Cayman’s energetic art scene, with over 250 practicing artists. Explore Cayman Brac’s island-long bluff with caves, secluded beaches, and lush forests, and reach for the incredible Reach Falls from Port Antonio, Jamaica. Visit the Caribbean’s oldest city and largest botanical garden in Santo Domingo In Virgin Gorda, swim in the underground pools known as “The Baths,” and complete your journey with Dutch treats and French delicacies in the “Cuisine Capital of the Caribbean,” St. Maarten.
St. Maarten to St. Maarten - 14 Days
Skip the usual Caribbean cruise stops and discover the small harbors, overlooked havens and most remote secrets among the Leeward Islands. Whether you’re looking for hidden shops, sampling new cuisine or seeking a local place to sip rum cocktails over the melodic beat of steel drums, this highly personalized adventure is an intimate opportunity to familiarize yourself with the lesser-known charms of Les Saintes, Anse Mitan, Pigeon Island and much more.
San Juan to Lisbon - 20 Days
Combine Caribbean cocktails, steel drum rhythms, and white sandy beaches with Portuguese port wines, fado folk songs and lofty Baroque architecture during this 21-day transatlantic cruise from Puerto Rico to Portugal. Begin with an unforgettable circuit of Caribbean destinations, including Les Saintes, Bequia, and St. Georges, before embarking from San Juan, Puerto Rico and crossing the Atlantic to the Azores and Portugal. Shop among stylish boutiques in Philipsburg, St. Maarten. Dive or snorkel among turtles and vibrant tropical fish off Bequia’s tropical coastlines. You’ll circle back to Old San Juan before relaxing spa days, delicious meals and shared moments throughout a transatlantic crossing to the Azores. Explore Horta’s Old World architecture or Capelinhos’ volcanic slopes. This memorable crossing concludes in Lisbon, the Portuguese capital, where you can dine on Caldeirada, grilled sardines, stuffed crab, and other amazing seafood meals accompanied by the strumming and singing of talented fado performers.
St. Maarten to Barcelona - 25 Days
Ideal for anyone seeking equal portions of relaxing time at sea and port visits, this 28-day transatlantic crossing features a combination of leisurely, uninterrupted sea crossing time balanced with the best ports in the Western Mediterranean. Board in Nassau, then spend time crossing the Atlantic and enjoying the romance of sailing as you make your way to your ultimate destination. Sip port wines in Lisbon, Portugal, browse wares in the bustling Grand Souk in Tangier, Morocco, and wander the medieval cobbled streets of Tarragona, Spain.
Puerto Caldera to Miami - 17 Days
Internalize the Costa Rican philosophy of pura vida as you live life in the moment, savoring each and every new experience on your Central American adventure. The rainforest becomes your muse, inspiring you with the throaty roar of howler monkeys, banana-beaked toucans, and weightless flight on canopy ziplines. Fish for mahi-mahi in Quepos, learn to cook Tico-style in Puerto Jimenez, snorkel with angelfish and parrotfish in Chiriquí National Marine Park on Isla Parida—no two days are alike. Stand on deck as you transit the Panama Canal, so cunningly constructed that there are no pumps involved in moving all that water, only gravity. Emerge on the other side to find a wealth of UNESCO sites—Portobelo/San Lorenzo, guarding the Spanish mule trail that crossed the Darien jungle before there was a canal, and Casco Viejo, the Old Quarter of Panama City with its elegant flower-draped Spanish colonial buildings. Get to know the Embera Indians—their language, traditions, and lifestyle intact since before the Spanish arrived. See how the Ngobe indigenous people live within the jungle while growing cacao and making chocolate. Hike with the indigenous Naso people near La Amistad National Park. Explore Mayan culture, ruins and relics in Belize and Cozumel. And as your journey nears its end, enjoy Miami with its bright sherbet-colored Art Deco district.
Stockholm to Venice - 62 Days
Savor more than two months exploring Europe’s small ports and popular landmarks throughout the Baltic, North Sea, and the Western and Central Mediterranean during this once-in-a-lifetime cruise. Visit 48 ports in 20 countries over 62 days aboard our flagship sailing ship, Wind Surf. Spend the night in St. Petersburg, Russia and visit The State Hermitage Museum, one of the largest museums in the world, or attend an exclusive evening ballet performance. Feel inspiration from Norway’s beautiful towering fjords and sample the fresh flavors of an abundant smorgasbord. Attend the 3-day Sail Amsterdam Celebration and check out historic sailing ships from all over the world, a bucket list highlight. Bask on sandy Spanish beaches sipping delicious local wines. This exceptional journey concludes among Venice canals, where you watch gondoliers atop the Rialto Bridge and reflect on a wealth of new travel memories.
San Juan to San Juan - 14 Days
Indulge your passion for nature as you seek out unique wildlife among the more than 170 bird species in the Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, or glide high into the trees in an open-air gondola above a Pigeon Island rainforest reserve on St. Lucia. Take SCUBA lessons in St. George’s, then swim with sea turtles and schools of gleaming fish, or snorkel through a myriad of ascending geothermal bubbles off Champagne Beach in Dominica. Browse one-of-a-kind handmade jewelry, local artwork and unique island apparel in the brightly-painted shops of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. Take in trendy boutiques and find that perfect silk top or summer dress in Gustavia, St. Barts. Sip tangy, rum-infused fruit cocktails among the effervescent nightlife of countless cantinas or find your own secluded corner of a quiet beach for extended moments of reflection. No matter how you decide to explore, every moment of this memorable Antilles adventure is time well spent.
Papeete to Benoa - 46 Days
The sunny beaches of Papeete warmly welcome you to the start of your South Pacific adventure before setting off to Bora Bora for world-class snorkeling in crystal-clear lagoons. Get a taste of the Cook Islands in Rarotonga—an up-and-coming foodie destination and natural playground. Niue charms visitors with its friendly locals, pristine beaches, coral reefs and mystical caves. Taveuni offers unspoiled waters where snorkelers encounter soft coral reefs. Discover Savusavu’s abundant waterfalls, rainforests, and beautiful black pearls. Explore Suva’s British colonial buildings and farmer’s market. Upon arriving in Port Vila, feel the mist of Mele Cascades waterfall, or hop on the boat to Tranquility Island to visit the Hawksbill Turtle Sanctuary. The World War II headquarters for the U.S. military in the South Pacific, Noumea features magnificent beaches and incredible views from its string of beautiful bays. Cross the Coral Sea en route to Cairns and experience the magnificence of the Great Barrier Reef. Cooktown charms visitors with its quaint fishing community, pristine beaches and tropical lagoons, while Thursday Island offers an introduction to the indigenous Torres Strait Islanders. Cultural exploration continues in Yirrkala, an Aboriginal artisan city where you’ll find bark paintings, weaving and Didgeridoos. In Darwin, don’t miss Mindil Beach, Kakadu National Park, and Crocosaurus Cove. Cross the Timor Sea to Kupang, Indonesia where friendly locals delight in showing their tenun ikat woven cloths. Expand your idea of color upon entering Ende Flores, the launch point to visit Mount Kelimutu volcano and Blue Stone Beach. Wildlife lovers prepare to be amazed in Loh Liang. This UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve is home to nearly 6,000 Komodo Dragons, orange-footed scrub fowl, Timor deer, Dugong sharks, manta rays, whales, dolphins and sea turtles. The finale in Benoa does not disappoint. Bali’s spectacular beauty, calm waters and small village atmosphere is a taste of pure paradise. Don’t miss the view of Bali Volcano from Batur Caldera and be sure to bring home some of the island’s beautiful Batik.
Barcelona to Rome - 17 Days
Indulge in unhurried pleasures among steep coastal cliffs, tiny vineyards and romantic villages throughout the Rivieras and Western Italy during this 17-day, autumn cruise. During the fall winemakers are racking fresh wine into barrels, and new olive oils are sampled for the first time. Stroll uncrowded avenues and discover fresh, distinctly nutty porcini mushrooms served fresh on pastas and sautéed into tapas at sidewalk cafés, browse open markets and inhale the fall aromas from ripe apples, plump grapes and early season citrus. Test your luck in a Monte Carlo casino, hike the desolate Crateri Silvestri on the southeast slope of Sicily’s Mount Etna, and learn about Malta’s noble heritage inside the precipitous medieval walls of 4,000-year-old Mdina — The Silent City.
Barcelona to Amsterdam - 23 Days
Sip and savor delicious European cuisine paired with famous destinations and little-known fishing villages during this deliciously delightful, 23-day exploration of Spain, France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Browse more than 155 works spanning 83 years, including ceramics created by Picasso at the Fundación Museo Picasso de Málaga. Ride in a scenic gondola to Gibraltar’s summit and enjoy panoramic strait views in the company of resident Barbary apes. Dip a paddle blade in the Minho River during a guided kayak tour near Vigo, Spain. Sail up the river to overnight in Seville where many varieties of tapas beckon. Tour globally renowned wineries and indulge in steak au poivre paired with spectacular Cabernet Sauvignon dominant red wine blends from Bordeaux’s famed left bank during an extended 2-night Bordeaux stay. Walk amid the ruins of German concrete fortifications above the beaches of Normandy near Caen. Overnight in St-Malo ensuring time to visit UNESCO site Mont St Michelle. Admire the French countryside during a cruise up the Seine River, culminating in a romantic overnight stay near Paris and the well-known wine and food delicacies.
Barcelona to London - 18 Days
Lesser-known North Sea splendors and warm Mediterranean beaches beckon during this 18-day cruise that stops at ports in England, France, Guernsey, Spain, Portugal, and Morocco. Cast off from London’s busy riverfront, past the Tower Bridge and the restored light cruiser HMS Belfast. Learn how Victor Hugo lived and wrote during his exile from France, or dine on rich, local cassoulet and conger—sea eel—soup at a St. Peter Port café in Guernsey. Wander winding streets to walled fortifications above the tiny French port of Le Palais. Sniff, swirl, and sip your way through a flight of red wines during a delectable overnight stay in Bordeaux. Inhale the aroma and savor the richness of t Porto’s renowned Ports. Quench your thirst with sweet Moroccan mint tea and shop for trinkets and dried fruit and nuts among the stalls at the Grand Socco in Tangier. Your journey concludes in cosmopolitan Barcelona, where enticing aromas of sizzling seafood paella reminds you of the eclectic cuisine, culture, and history Spain offers.
Cozumel to St. Maarten - 18 Days
Dive right into adventure in the underwater caverns of Cozumel’s Chankanaab eco-park — home to dolphins, manatees, and sea turtles. Then set sail for Isla Mujeres to wander the Mayan Temple of El Meco and Hacienda Mundaca ruins. On Grand Cayman, experience Stingray City, where you can feed and touch these mystical creatures. Explore Cayman Brac’s island-long bluff with caves, secluded beaches, and lush forests, and visit the marine life of Reach Falls from Port Antonio, Jamaica. Stroll the Caribbean’s oldest city and largest botanical garden in Santo Domingo, and discover white-sand beaches ringed by coral reefs on Isla Catalina. In Virgin Gorda, swim in the underground “Baths,” and sample Dutch and French culture in St. Maarten. Barbuda brings its signature pink sand while Roseau offers snorkeling in the bubbly waters of Champagne Beach. On Pigeon Island take in the Pitons volcanic peaks and discover the distinctive French charm of Les Saintes with an underwater world that’s attracted the likes of Jacques Cousteau. Visit Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park in lovely Basseterre and the chic island of St. Barts (look for celebrities). Return to St. Maarten, the Cuisine Capital of the Caribbean, for one last treat before you say au revoir.
Miami to Puerto Caldera - 17 Days
Uncover little-known secrets and remote destinations throughout Key West and Central America during this remarkable cruise to the small ports like Puerto Limon and Isla San Andres, Mayan ruins and remote cloud forests throughout Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Panama, and Costa Rica. Hang out with the 6-toed descendants of Ernest Hemingway’s cats in Key West, Florida. Explore the weathered columns and altars of a Mayan civilization near Cozumel in Mexico. Sip sweet and fruity rum cocktails beneath a thatched roof along the waterfront of Belize City. Sample native ereba, a regional bread made with tapioca, paired with fresh fish in Roatan, Honduras. Take a guided daylight transit of the Panama Canal and learn about challenges and setbacks encountered by American and French engineers at the Panama Canal Museum. This remarkable journey concludes along the warm shoreline of Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica, where you can explore tropical rainforests at the nearby Carara National Park, or sit and watch surfers in the nearby town of Jacó.
Copenhagen to Dun Laoghaire (Dublin) - 20 Days
Medieval castles, scenic coastlines and delicious sweet surprises await on this 20-day cruise that visits large cities and overlooked small ports throughout Denmark, Germany, Belgium, England, Ireland and the Netherlands. Examine historic chocolate-making machines from the 1950s and 1960s prior to creating your own sweet confection during a Hamburg overnight stay. Take in scenic views of the north German countryside on a time-saving daytime transit of the small-ship-friendly Kiel Canal. You’ll use this time to explore most of Ireland’s rugged coastline while making stops at popular destinations and tiny, often-overlooked port villages. Admire the manicured terraced gardens and stately Georgian architecture at the Bantry House and Garden. Step aboard a flying boat and discover the roots of transatlantic passenger flights in an original terminal building in Foynes. Browse intricate tapestries and hand-knotted carpets by famed Killybegs weavers, sample fresh-caught Atlantic salmon and steaming Dublin oyster stew at authentic, family owned seafood establishments and relish 3 days in London.
London to Reykjavik - 18 Days
Explore the finest small ports in Scotland, Norway, and the Faroe Islands (Denmark) before circumnavigating Iceland on this 17-day summertime adventure from Edinburgh to Reykjavik. Your first 11 days cover the shorelines of Scotland and Norway, stopping off to see Denmark’s Faroe Islands. The following week explores Iceland’s majestic fjords, imposing volcanoes and remote rocky reaches. Discover the challenges faced by Iron Age communities near Kirkwall, Scotland, sample almond ring cake and other Norwegian culinary delights at a historic farm near Bergen, Norway, and kayak among sea birds and urban artistry in Alesund, Norway. Iceland excursions include flights above waterfalls and volcanoes on Heimaey Island, detailed archaeological examinations of a medieval farm near Seydisfjordur, and relaxing moments immersed in the natural geothermal waters of the Myvatn Nature Baths outside Akureyri.
Venice to Lisbon - 23 Days
Start your adventure along the famed canals of Venice. Then it’s off to Croatia to experience the romantic, once-tiny island of Rovinj, Split’s enthralling Palace of Diocletian, and the ancient, car-free, walled city of Dubrovnik. In Montenegro, visit the beautiful fjord of Kotor and walk the medieval alleyways of Baroque palaces. Discover Sicily’s charming village of Giardini Naxos and visit the popular hillside town of Taormina. Tour beautiful Sorrento, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and when in Rome, sip cappuccino in the cosmopolitan capital that’s home to the Forum, the Colosseum and Vatican City. Take in the beaches and pine-scented forests in Portoferraio. Absorb the golden ochre and terracotta buildings, designer shops, and chic cafés in Portofino. One of Europe’s most exclusive harbors, Monte Carlo offers incredible people watching and a chance to visit the glittering Grand Casino. Let the exclusive French Riviera continue to impress on the palm-fringed boulevards of Cannes before cruising to the Côte d’Azur to enjoy the seaside town of Antibes. In Spain, stroll the narrow alleyways of Barcelona en route to Gaudí’s La Sagrada Familia Cathedral; nibble tapas in Palma de Mallorca; see the Andalusian countryside on a visit to Alhambra Palace; and see Museo Picasso in Málaga. Witness the “pillar” erected by Hercules at Gibraltar and explore the natural parks of Cádiz. In Portimao, follow the savory aroma of sardines grilling on the colorful quay before the grand finale back in Lisbon as you climb steep hills in a turn of the century funiculars and reflect on the trip of a lifetime.
Melbourne to Benoa - 23 Days
Indulge in sunrays and fragrant tropical flowers in Asia’s hottest tropical archipelago as you discover contemporary city harbors and small port charms throughout Indonesia and Australia’s eastern and southern coastlines during this longer cruise. Sip cocktails adorned with bright blossoms and fresh fruit on a pristine Lembar, Lombok beach. Stand atop the stone battlements above Banda Neira, a former Spice Island stronghold, and imagine protecting Renaissance Europe’s entire mace and nutmeg supply. Savor the spicy deliciousness of Ayam Goreng Penyet, crunchy fried chicken crushed and mixed with chili paste. Dive or snorkel Triton Bay’s brilliant blue waters, as you swim to the center of the Coral Triangle, a region unmatched for vibrant coral and reef sea life anywhere else on our planet. Venture along the eastern Australian coast to spend days at the Great Barrier Reef, pristine beaches at Thursday Island, Airlie Beach and Fraser Island, and overnight in Sydney, a world-class city.
Stockholm to London - 24 Days
Bask in the natural beauty of Norwegian fjords and delightful Danish shores prior to delving into the history and culture of Ireland, Scotland and England during this memorable 24-day cruise that visits Sweden, Denmark, Norway, England, Ireland and Scotland. Float in Tivoli Garden dragon boats, whirl on an antique carousel, or relax and enjoy coffee and pastries in a Copenhagen café. Sip chilled vodka poured into ice glasses inside Icebar Oslo. Stare skyward at steep cliffs and tumbling waterfalls while cruising past Sognefjord’s rugged coastline. Take a turn or three ascending and descending the London Eye, snacking on fish and chips and watching the changing of the Buckingham Palace guard during two overnight stays. Steal away to Spike Island, a former Irish smuggler’s haven not far from where passengers purchased tickets for the Titanic’s maiden voyage. Sample Scottish whisky amid copper kettles, fragrant oak barrels and old stone passages at the famed Oban Distillery.
Lisbon to Athens - 18 Days
Rich with evocative history, unique culture and distinct cuisine, today’s Iberian Peninsula is the result of a complex confluence of civilizations. Contrast this extraordinary region with the rest of Southern Europe during this 18-day cruise spanning nearly the length of the Mediterranean Sea. Admire Moorish architectural influences in the walled port of Cadiz as you compare bready and clear regional ‘fino’ sherries with sweet, ‘cream’ sherries. Soar skyward in a gondola to the scenic vista atop Gibraltar summit. Gaze up at the towering walls of the Alcazaba of Almería, a formidable Moorish fortress overlooking the tiny Andalucian port. Peruse the works of Gaudí, Dalí, and Picasso throughout Barcelona’s museums, galleries and exhibitions. Pair authentic Italian cuisine with lip-puckering Limoncello adjacent to a bustling piazza or quiet, cobblestoned Amalfi side street. Witness the power of geologic instability as you travel inland to explore Catania’s Castello Ursino, a Medieval-era castle initially built on Sicily’s coastline 800 years ago. Float across the mirrored surface of an underground lake in the Caves of Diros far below Gythion, Greece. This exceptional journey concludes in Athens among the shadows of the towering Acropolis, where you can raise a glass of anise-scented ouzo among the company of family and friends.
Lisbon to Athens - 28 Days
The scope of this month-long odyssey is astounding, putting you within reach of at least 16 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, 2 tentative sites, and 2 Biosphere Reserves, not to mention a myriad of other unforgettable cultural experiences. Watch architecture evolve from the imposing Parthenon to the graceful arches of the Alhambra to Gaudí’s spikey Modernist Sagrada Familia. Listen to the impeccable acoustics of a 3rd century Greek theater and lively flamenco music punctuated by pulsing footwork. Graze on tapas, mezzes, and antipasto while life ebbs and swirls around you. Swim in the sulfur green thermal waters of Santorini, watch magenta bougainvillea pour over honey-colored stone walls in Mallorca, and befriend the Barbary monkeys who rule the Rock. As an added bonus, your voyage includes an exclusive Windstar Destination Discovery Event: dining in front of the Celsus Library in ancient Ephesus as live musicians serenade you under the stars. Simply unforgettable
Venice to Reykjavik - 51 Days
Set sail on an unforgettable vacation rich in European art, Mediterranean cuisine, and memorable cultural exchanges during this epic 66-day cruise featuring stops in Iceland, Faroe Islands, Scotland, Norway, Northern Ireland, Wales, England, France, Spain, Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Italy, Malta, Greece, and Turkey. You begin in Reykjavik, surrounded by ice-topped ridgelines. Visit Akureyri along the northern Icelandic coast, not far from lunar-like volcanic expanses where astronauts perfected simulated moonwalks. Sip a pint of amber ale or a dram of fiery golden Scotch whisky in a Kirkwall pub. Wander Dublin Castle’s Gothic halls. Sample premier crus and small-run French wines during an overnight stay in Bordeaux. Stroll Valetta’s narrow flagstone streets and touch dun-hued city walls gouged by centuries of sieges. Dine among the history of the Celsus Library prior to an exclusive concert in Ephesus. This epic journey concludes in Athens not far from the Acropolis and the best souvlaki-serving tavernas found in the Attica.
Papeete to Singapore - 60 Days
Iconic ports are punctuated by hidden gem ports on this 59-day voyage through the South Pacific. Snorkel and swim your way from Polynesia to Australia and Bali delighting in the sapphire lagoons of Bora Bora, Rarotonga, Tonga and Ile de Pins while you encounter manta rays, turtles, spinner dolphins and visibility exceeding 100 feet. Discover diverse cultures from traditional Fijian villages with East Asian influence to Australia’s Aboriginals and Java’s mountain dwelling Tengger people who are said to be descendants of the Majapahit princes. Sample local curry, French fusion, fresh fish ceviche and earth-oven baked banana pudding. Erupt with excitement witnessing volcanoes such as Mount Bromo, Mount Batur, and Krakatoa. Cross the Coral Sea en route to Australia where you’ll cruise the Great Barrier Reef—one of the world’s seven wonders. Wildlife lovers prepare to be amazed in Loh Liang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve that is home to nearly 6,000 Komodo dragons. After adventures in Indonesia, extend your stay in Singapore to visit the UNESCO Botanic Gardens, Little India, and Chinatown before toasting a Singapore Sling to the trip of a lifetime.
Athens to Lisbon - 24 Days
Revel in two dozen unforgettable days venturing from Greece’s golden shores to small ports, remote villages and legendary landmarks throughout Italy, Spain, Morocco and Portugal. Float among fossils, towering natural spires and stunning colorful walls deep inside the scenic caverns of Vlyhada and Alepotrypa near Gythion, Greece. Take the wheel of a vintage Fiat 500 on Sicilian streets near Messina and visit Savoca, a small, unspoiled village rich in cinematic memories for fans of The Godfather. Capitalize on your overnight stay in Málaga by adding on an overnight inland excursion exploring Grenada’s wineries, vineyards and monasteries before cooking up an exceptional Spanish dinner in Alhambra—then lose yourself in the aromas of Italy’s wines, cappuccinos, pastas, and limoncellos.
Hong Kong to Cairns - 27 Days
Unspoiled settings and uncrowded beaches abound during this extended cruise featuring visits to China, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Australia. Swim and sunbathe before savoring enticing, locally sourced Filipino cuisine at a Windstar Signature beach party with the scenic splendors of the Hundred Islands as your backdrop. Snorkel among coral reefs adjacent to pristine white beaches, and browse boutique shops or dine at one-of-a-kind restaurants in Boracay, a verdant, palm-lined port inaccessible to large cruise ships. Drift through murky limestone caverns sculpted by underground water near Palawan in the Philippines. Amble among brightly painted Dutch architecture and spot the lingering European influences in the former colony of Ambon, now one of Indonesia’s most culturally diverse cities. Browse armor exhibits and military artifacts that protected Thursday Island colonists for nearly two centuries. Uncover an array of environmental threats affecting the world’s coral reefs, including the Great Barrier Reef during a highly informative tour at Australia’s Lizard Island Research Center
Lautoka to Benoa - 31 Days
This month-long voyage from Melanesia to Australia and Indonesia offers a chance to relax and take in a wide range of unforgettable cultural experiences and breathtaking natural wonders. Begin your journey in Lautoka, Fiji with a visit to Nadi Temple or a relaxing mud pool bath before diving into the crystal clear waters of Yasawa-I-Rara Island. Snorkel your way through the colorful lagoons of Melanesia and visit the Hawksbill Turtle Sanctuary at Port Vila. Spend time at sea with virtually no interruptions. Witness several live volcanoes, and experience the magnificence of the Great Barrier Reef. Cultural exploration continues in Yirrkala, an Aboriginal artisan community where bark paintings, weaving and some of the finest didgeridoos abound. Cross the Timor Sea to Kupang, Indonesia where friendly locals delight in showing their tenun ikat woven cloths and secluded beaches. Wildlife lovers prepare to be amazed in Loh Liang. This UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve is home to nearly 6,000 Komodo dragons, orange-footed scrub fowl, Timor deer, Dugong sharks, manta rays, whales, dolphins and sea turtles. The finale in Benoa boasts Bali’s spectacular beauty, calm waters and small village atmosphere—pure paradise.
Dun Laoghaire (Dublin) to Copenhagen - 16 Days
Much like the Irish blessing, the road, fjords and emerald scenery rise up to meet you throughout this 16-day cruise to historic Northern European ports, emerald-topped cliffs and unspoiled Norwegian fjords during visits throughout Ireland, the Isle of Man, Scotland, Norway, and Denmark. Sip a rich and frothy stout and take in Dublin’s skyline from the Gravity Bar. Float past lonely Scottish castles, serrated coastal cliffs and seemingly endless windswept heaths. Ride deep into the Norwegian wilderness aboard the scenic Flam Railway. Spiral skyward in the hoofsteps of royalty inside Copenhagen’s Rundetaarn, a 17th century observatory built for horses and carriages and host to horseback rulers like Czar Peter the Great.
London to Lisbon - 23 Days
Discover flavors, history, culture and little-known small ports of Western Europe like Oban, St. Peter Port and Le Palais on a remarkable 24-day cruise that stops in England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Spain and Portugal. Overnight in Belfast and wander Industrial Era maritime warehouses and shipbuilding relics on cobbled streets, at this former global nexus for linen, tobacco and shipbuilding—and the Titanic’s birthplace. Sip an amber-hued dram of smoky, aged whisky in a Scottish distillery near Oban. There’s time to explore the old halls of Edinburgh Castle, with chambers dating back to the 1100s, and admire the sparkling Crown Jewels of Scotland and the historic Stone of Destiny when you overnight there. Swirl, sniff and sip the black plum and brambleberry aromas and flavors of red Bordeaux blends during an overnight stay near the famed French vineyards along the Garonne River, a small ship specialty. Drop in at family tascas—small restaurants—for Porto’s fried mackerel or cod paired with broa, a Portuguese corn bread that easily washes down with a tart and fizzy Vinho Verde white wine.
Barcelona to Athens - 20 Days
Discover magic moments unique to extended port stays during this 20-day cruise tracing the sundrenched coastlines and reclusive ports throughout Spain, Italy, Malta, Greece and Turkey. Wander along the long the curved walls of circular Bellver Castle outside Palma de Mallorca, or dine on tapas made from toasted bread topped with salty hams, capers, anchovies and more. Board a private Amalfi boat bound for the Moorish port of Positano, a remote haven for artists, artisans and discerning shoppers seeking one-of-a-kind stylish apparel and accessories. Wind your way through narrow, alabaster passages intertwining the outskirts of Mykonos before stopping for refreshing Greek beers at a late-night waterfront café. Step among broken statues in the former ancient port of Ephesus and dine by moonlight by the towering columns of the Celsus Library. Delve into the legendary labyrinth of the mythological Minotaur below the Minoan Palace of Knossos. Follow the aroma of fresh breads and local wines throughout the flagstone arterials of the tiny medieval village of Monemvasia. This remarkable extended odyssey ends in Athens, where you can revisit the Parthenon at the top of the Acropolis or seek out savory gyros, dolmades and keftethes among the dozens of eateries and cafés throughout the thriving capital.
Complimentary Destination Discovery Event • Kusadasi: Evening in Ephesus
Barcelona to Venice - 15 Days
Discover the culture, history and cuisine on both sides of the Italian peninsula during this 15-day cruise of the Adriatic, Ionian, Ligurian and Tyrrhenian seas. This back-to-back cruise is ideal for optimizing shore excursion time in Italy, Croatia, Montenegro, Monaco, France, and Spain. Stroll through Roman ruins in Rovinj, Croatia, sample olives and smoked hams at a centuries-old family farm in Montenegro, or savor an unforgettably romantic evening dinner at Château Eza in Èze 1,400 feet above the beaches of the French Riviera.
Osaka to Hong Kong - 22 Days
Take a deep dive into Japan. On this 22-day adventure, you’ll discover how ancient traditions interplay with contemporary culture and witness centuries-old shrines next to towering skyscrapers. Explore the 16th century Osaka Castle and foliage of Takamatsu’s Ritsurin Garden. In Hiroshima, take in hope for world peace and don’t miss Okonomiyaki savory pancakes. Discover the Karatsu Castle on Kyushu Island and explore South Korea’s city of Busan boasting beautiful beaches and Gyeongju outdoor museum. Enjoy scenic cruising along Hashima Island and Japan’s Inland Sea, and slow down to enjoy a total of four days at sea. Explore the small hidden harbors of Amami Island, Tomonoura, and Yakushima with its ancient forests which are home to 7,000-year-old trees and snow monkeys. In Shingu, visit the Hayatama and Kamikura shrines in the Kii Mountain Range. Shimizu brings the beauty of Mount Fuji, and a UNESCO site. Beyond the neon lights, discover Tokyo’s shogun past. Take the Kobe Nunobiki Ropeway and sip sake. In Nagasaki, visit the Atomic Bomb Museum and discover the beauty and rich history of Okinawa. Experience Taiwanese culture and cuisine in the many markets of Taipei and Hong Kong’s sampans and junks as they glide through the busy waters of Aberdeen.
Tokyo to Cairns - 39 Days
Uncover the extraordinary along the Australian and East Asian coastlines during this extensive cruise to remote beaches, iconic cities, and untouched villages throughout Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Australia. Meditate for a moment in silence amid fragrant, wood incense in an intricately crafted shrine in Okinawa, surrounded by raked gravel beds and verdant gardens. Slip past intricately handcrafted wooden boats, sleek family pleasure craft, and placid forested shorelines during a day-long cruise of Japan’s scenic Inland Sea. Browse high-end fashions in the shadows of towering residential high-rise buildings along Hong Kong’s cosmopolitan skyline. Savor the culinary magic of an exclusive Windstar Signature Cruise barbecue on a remote stretch of beach in pristine Hundred Islands Park in the Philippines. Observe massive Komodo dragons lumbering along the gravel shores of Komodo National Park near Loh Liang, Indonesia. Drift beneath the azure waves and float amid multihued splendors of tropical fish and endangered coral reefs throughout Triton Bay.
St. Maarten to Bridgetown - 14 Days
Little ports, remote reaches and sincere island pleasures exclusive to small-ship cruising beckon during this two-week exploration of the Caribbean’s Windward and Leeward Islands. Take the wheel of a 4x4 buggy and follow dirt roads along the rural outskirts of Falmouth Harbour on Antigua. Sail from Gustavia to remote Colombier Bay and swim or sunbathe among anchored mega yachts prior to elegant snacks and cocktails. Stroll amid brightly painted shops and beach boutiques along the palm-lined shores of Soper’s Hole in Tortola, or relax and sip sweet, rum-flavored cocktails at a waterfront café. Sit back in airy rattan furniture as you ride a refurbished railcar along a century-old narrow-gauge railway on St. Kitts. Take an ATV tour along deserted roads and abandoned villages near Foxes Bay and hear memories of life before the Montserrat Volcano eruption. Scan the horizon for breaching whales as your catamaran captain and crew sail into former whaling waters off Dominica.
San Juan to San Juan - 14 Days
Whether you’re passionate about swimming among rarely seen undersea wildlife or the intricate cultures and intertwined European histories of the Windward Islands, this 2-week cruise offers the best combinations of charm, island heritage and natural beauty. Shop unique designer apparel in St. Barts, where you’ll discover a fashionable confluence of high-end brands normally associated with places like Madison Avenue, but displayed in an ambiance that’s anything but intimidating. Stare in wonder at the glow from miniscule bioluminescent organisms stirred by your kayak paddle during a tour of the Fajardo Bio Bay nature reserve near San Juan. Master the art of cooking with distinct spices like nutmeg, cloves, and allspice in authentic Caribbean cuisine while taking direction from a highly-skilled native chef in Philipsburg. This Caribbean getaway is the perfect duration for lovers of island life and those who want to spend more time exploring the Windward Islands overlooked by other cruise lines.
Miami to Lisbon - 23 Days
Blend Floridian beaches with Mayan ruins and a relaxing transatlantic crossing to Portugal during this 24-day cruise that touches the ports and beaches of Florida, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, the Azores Islands, and Portugal. Pick up an American novel for your journey as you explore Ernest Hemingway’s summer home, Judy Blume’s bookstore and Tom Corcoran’s memorable mystery settings throughout Key West. Wander sacred temples and examine ancient etchings among the dense jungle foliage surrounding Mexico’s Chacchoben Mayan Ruins. Walk between the towering sandstones of Quiriqua, massive carved Mayan mythological monuments in Guatemala. Glide above a shipwreck in the shallows off Roatan during a guided snorkel tour. Hop on a tube and float along an underwater river near Belize City. Before your transatlantic journey ends, you’ll visit Horta, the largest port in the Azores Archipelago and a community adorned with painted messages from mariners, one-of-a-kind waterfront boutiques and cool cellars stocked with exclusive local wines seldom shared with the rest of the world.
Colón to Lisbon - 23 Days
Renew your appreciation for all things wild and all things “you” on this voyage through the Western Caribbean and across the Atlantic. Explore the inner workings of the Panama Canal - that manmade wonder that carved a new chapter in humankind’s existence, and wander the ruins of forts charged with safeguarding Spanish treasure from pirates like Henry Morgan. Penetrate thick jungle that is still home to elusive jaguars, indigenous settlements, and hidden Mayan pyramids—whether you zipline through the rainforest canopy, boat through a maze of mangroves, or go tubing down an underground river, every angle fills you with awe. Let down your hair on incredible beaches and snorkel the fish-filled Belize barrier reef. Enjoy a rare slice of paradise on Isla de Providencia, so far off the beaten path there are barely 100 cars there. Soak up the glam of Miami’s Art Deco district, then cross the Atlantic to the hydrangea-covered Azores and Lisbon.
Venice to Barcelona - 15 Days
Take advantage of the Mediterranean’s milder temperatures and uncrowded museums and markets during this 15-day autumn cruise. Set sail from Venice, not far from the storied Grand Canal and the linen-covered tables and fragrant pink peach Bellini cocktails at historic Harry’s Bar. Take in the view of Rovinj from the Baroque-styled heights of St. Euphemia’s alabaster-hued tower. Reflect on magnificent oil paintings and the tradition of throwing stones into the sea inside the Church of Our Lady of the Rocks across the scenic bay from Kotor, Montenegro. Dine on Coda alla Vaccinara, or sauce-covered oxtail, a favorite local dish in Rome. Shop stylish one-of-a-kind French beachside boutiques in Nice. Ride a gondola to Mont Faron’s scenic summit, high above Toulon. This memorable Mediterranean cruise culminates among the artistic urban splendors of Barcelona, where you can browse kiosks, shops, and cafés along La Ramblas, and tour Sagrada Família, Antoni Gaudi’s artistic vision of a contemporary Roman Catholic basilica.
Lisbon to Athens - 18 Days
Start your journey in Lisbon, Portugal—from the hilltop heights of the turn-of-the-century funicular to the depths of its soul-stirring fado music. Shop and snack along the colorful quay in Portimao or visit the ancient Moorish capital of Silves before heading to Cádiz where an overnight allows for a visit to national parks and sweet sherry tasting. Arrive in Casablanca’s whitewashed alleyways and make a memorable trip to Marrakech before strolling the beautiful beaches of Tangier, gateway to Africa. On an overnight in Málaga, visit Museo Picasso or venture into the Andalusian countryside to sip some of the world’s best wine in the village of Mijas. The walled town of Cartagena offers windsurfing, snorkeling and sailing for an active day ashore. Next, visit the Catalan metropolis of Barcelona—home to Gaudí’s La Sagrada Familia Cathedral. In Cagliari, Italy, discover the medieval walled Il Castello and Poetto Beach. On to Sardinia, explore the rich underwater world or relax on a white-sand beach. Sip the famous wines of Marsala in Trapani, and take in spectacular views from the medieval hill town of Erice, which only rivals Taormina’s views of the iconic Greek Theater set against sparkling waters of the Ionian Sea. In Greece, stroll Argostoli’s promenade in search of caretta-caretta turtles and savor Kephalonian meat pie. Corfu stuns visitors with its beautiful beaches and small villages while Delphi harkens back to 1400 B.C. when its oracle ruled the world. Transit the small ship only Corinth Canal for the grand finale in Athens—home to the Acropolis, the Plaka, and the Parthenon.
London to Barcelona - 21 Days
Begin your adventure overnight in jolly old England with plenty of time to see London’s Big Ben and Buckingham Palace before setting sail to France. Where the Seine meets the English Channel, the charming town of Honfleur welcomes you to view its famous Bayeux Tapestry and Cathedral. In St Peter Port, reputed to be Europe’s prettiest harbor town, photo opportunities abound—capture Salem Church, Sutler’s Garden and the famous Guernsey cows. An inspiration to Monet and Matisse, Belle Ile boasts staggering cliffs, pastel houses and the bustling town of Le Palais. Next, it’s time to raise your glass to an overnight in Bordeaux. Enjoy extra time to visit France’s most famous vineyards including the chateaux of Médoc and Saint-Émilion. In Bilbao, don’t miss the Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Museum before cruising to Portugal. Arrive in Porto to sip Port wine in Old Town. In Lisbon, climb the steep hills in a turn of the century funicular and take in views of the Rio Teja. Follow the aroma of grilled sardines to the colorful quay in Portimao. Overnight in Cádiz, and visit Sierra de Grazalema and los Alcornocales nature parks. Arrive in Casablanca’s whitewashed alleyways and make a memorable trip to Marrakech before strolling the beautiful beaches of Tangier, gateway to Africa. On the shores of Costa del Sol, overnight and visit Museo Picasso Málaga, or venture into the Andalusian countryside to sip some of the world’s best wine in the village of Mijas. The walled town of Cartagena offers windsurfing, snorkeling and sailing for an active day ashore. Finish the voyage with a bang in Barcelona, nibbling tapas and witnessing Antoni Gaudí’s La Sagrada Familia Cathedral as its decorative spires soar high into the sky.
Oranjestad to Cozumel - 17 Days
Start off with a splash in Aruba at some of the Caribbean’s best beaches. Then it’s off to Colombia for romantic Santa Marta’s museums full of pre-Colombian gold and Cartagena’s 400-year-old walls with stories to tell. Relax at sea en route to Bocas del Toro and soak up the laidback atmosphere full of colorful clapboard houses. Hop over to Costa Rica’s Puerto Moin to sample cashews and access amazing national parks. Once in Colón, head to the jungle to meet Embera Indians or take an aerial tram ride through the rainforest canopy. On Isla San Andres, swim with puffer fish and sea turtles at the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Enjoy a day at sea before snorkeling, kayaking or swimming with dolphins in the ocean playground of Roatan and don’t forget to sample baleadas and pastilles with delicious Honduran coffee. In Belize City, visit the howler monkey sanctuary then travel north to Costa Maya to explore the ancient Mayan ruins of Chacchoben. Appreciate the 600-mile-long Mesoamerican reef one more time in Cozumel by adventuring into Chankanaab, an eco-park with underwater caverns home to dolphins, manatees and sea turtles.
Reykjavik to Montreal - 21 Days
Circumnavigating Iceland, from Heimay Island witness a modern-day Pompeii as you sail past Surtsey Island, the youngest place on earth, created by an eruption in 1963. Overnight in Seydisfjordur, taking in the cascading waterfalls and admiring colorful historic houses imported from Norway. Akureyri’s must-dos include visiting Listagil (art canyon), riding an Icelandic horse, and soaking in the sky-blue Myvatn Nature Baths. You can also take a polar flight to Grimsey Island and stand half in and half out of the Arctic Circle. Discover the alternative music scene in Isafjordur and visit Snæfellsjokull National Park in Grundarfjordur—full of glaciers, lava fields, waterfalls, caves, calderas, and basalt cliffs. Cruise Prince Christian Sound, a beautiful fjord system that connects the Labrador and Irminger Seas. In Greenland, soak in the 100⁰ natural hot springs at Uunartoq, see polar bears in Nanortalik, cruise Tasermiut Fjord, and hike the trails out of Narsaq, an agricultural town rich in cowboy and Nordic history. In Newfoundland don’t miss Quidi Vidi, the village-within-a-city. Pull out the binoculars for soaring seabirds, seals and other wildlife in St. Pierre & Miquelon, and browse the shops and boulangeries along Quebec City's picturesque Petit Champlain. Make sure to try the unique cuisine of Montreal including poutine, Arctic char and Kamouraska lamb.
Copenhagen to London - 18 Days
Experience Norwegian fjords, German hospitality and memorable overnight stays in northern Europe’s landmark coastal cities during this 18-day cruise featuring stops in Denmark, Norway, Germany, Belgium, UK and the Netherlands. Take to the skies above expansive, milky-white Norwegian glaciers and turquoise crevasses during a helicopter tour near Bergen. Drift in a sea kayak toward the misty grandeur and toppling torrents of the Geirangerfjord’s Seven Sisters Waterfalls. Follow rivers and transit 20 tunnels on the scenic Flam Railway, Europe’s most dramatic train ride. Chill with a vodka cocktail or other trendy refreshments in Copenhagen’s crystal-clear Ice Bar. Sip sparkling wine amid the Old World elegance of a Berlin manor and discover how its post-unification citizens continue to evolve socially, politically and economically. Hear sea tales and traditional German sea shanties as you sail away for fishing grounds near Lübeck Bay, then sample delectable smoked herring with your catch of the day. Overnight in Hamburg, London and Amsterdam, three fascinating ports.
Edinburgh to Stockholm - 20 Days
Experience Scandinavia and Northern Europe through small ports, remote archipelagos, and storied cities during this 20-day cruise featuring stops in Scotland, Norway, Denmark, Poland, Lithuania, Estonia, Finland, Russia, and Sweden. Admire towering fjord walls, pristine evergreen forests, and ribbon-like waterfalls as you glide into the village of Olden, Norway, where you can visit glaciers and examine ornate, centuries-old woodcarving techniques. Relax on deck as you drift past the beauty of nature in glaciers, woodlands, cliffs, and waterways. Walk in the footsteps of kings past the historic gate and tall 14th century residences to Neptune’s Fountain on Gdansk’s famous Royal Way. Late nights in Helsinki and Klaipeda offer more time to see UNESCO site Suomenlinna Island and the Witches Hill. Overnight to stroll among intricate mosaics and beautiful marble works beneath the onion-shaped domes in The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood prior to an exclusive evening ballet performance in St. Petersburg, or tour the elaborate and ornate halls among art and artifacts in the Winter Palace, the former home of Russian Emperors until a century ago.
Bordeaux to Copenhagen - 19 Days
Venture from pastoral French countryside to pristine Norwegian fjords during this 19-day adventure across Northern Europe. Port stops include France, Belgium, Norway and Denmark. Walk across Normandy’s scarred sands and demolished German gun emplacements during an overnight stay in nearby Caen. Watch the French countryside drift past as you make your way up the Seine River to Rouen and late-night excursions to romantic destinations in Paris. Tour Bruges picturesque city canals prior to sipping local beers and sampling sweet Belgian chocolates and waffles. Peer down at the Nordic wilderness 2,000 feet below Pulpit Rock near Stavanger. Sit back and admire the natural scenery and high alpine snow from the deck of your vessel during an extended cruise of Norway’s Sognefjord. Dig into a hearty fish pie or gravy-covered moose steak paired with Norwegian beer just steps away from Bergen’s colorful wharf-side shops.
Melbourne to Hong Kong - 39 Days
Pamper yourself and your loved ones by spending nearly a month relaxing and exploring small coastal villages, pristine sandy beaches, and historic colonial fortifications and iconic landmarks throughout China, Indonesia, Australia, and the Philippines with an overnight in Sydney. Search for traces of ancient coral that shaped and nourished lush, tropical jungles thriving throughout Hundred Islands National Park. Savor a sizzling skillet of Filipino ‘sizig,’ featuring pork or chicken topped with an egg that thickens as your meal cools. Wander amid the remaining Spanish walls in Intramuros, Manila’s oldest quarter, and march across the bridge moat to the gates of Fort Santiago, a fortress occupied by four nations over 400 years. Appreciate the real meaning of remote in the villages of Indonesia. Discover the importance of the world’s dwindling coral reefs at the Lizard Island Research Center, or see firsthand with extra time to dive and snorkel above the Great Barrier Reef. Stand eye-to-unblinking eye with large sharks and rays swimming in massive windowed tanks throughout Mooloolaba’s UnderWater World, Queensland’s largest aquarium.
Athens to Barcelona - 18 Days
Start your pilgrimage in the ancient city of Athens with nearly 3,000 years of history that include the still-standing Acropolis and the Parthenon. Travel to Cyprus to see the Limassol Castle, Archaeological Museum, and award-winning Folk Art Museum. In Israel, overnight in Haifa and see Elijah’s Cave, or take an overland journey to Petra and the Dead Sea. Next, explore one of the most ancient cities in the world: Ashdod. Visit the Korin Maman Museum, climb 500 feet to Giv’at Yonah, or travel overland to experience Jerusalem. In Egypt’s Port Said, take a caliche (2-person horse carriage) through town to see the beautiful colonial architecture, or opt for a full day journey to the Pyramids of Giza. In Alexandria, founded by Alexander the Great, visit Pompey’s Pillar and the catacombs of Kom el-Shoqafa. On Crete, take in Morosini Fountain and visit Knossos Palace, the Minoan-era castle in Heraklion. Transit the narrow Corinth Canal on the way to Delphi to explore the Temple of Apollo and the Archaeological Museum. Corfu stuns visitors with its beautiful beaches and historic Old Town. In Argostoli, savor Kephalonian meat pies and stroll the promenade in search of caretta-caretta turtles. From Messina, visit Sicily’s hillside town of Taormina to take in views of the iconic Greek Theater. Discover the medieval walled Il Castello and Poetto Beach in Cagliari before setting sail for Spain.
Lautoka to Papeete - 22 Days
Tahiti’s Society Islands warmly welcome you to the South Pacific with sunny beaches, shopping and the spirited city of Papeete before you set off to Bora Bora for world-class snorkeling in crystal-clear lagoons (don’t forget your camera and underwater casing). Get a taste of the Cook Islands in Rarotonga—an up-and-coming foodie destination and natural playground boasting palm-studded white-sand beaches, lush jungle forests and the sparkling waters of Muri Lagoon. One of the smallest countries in the world, Niue charms visitors with its friendly locals, pristine beaches, coral reefs and mystical caves. Discover Savusavu, “the hidden paradise of Fiji,” with abundant waterfalls, hiking trails, rainforests and beautiful black pearls. The shabby-chic main street features eclectic watering holes, a bustling market, and lively restaurants. Explore Suva, the capital of Fiji, with its broad streets, majestic British colonial buildings, farmer’s market, lush, green parks and multicultural cuisine. The Fijian finale of Lautoka, nicknamed Sugar City for its plentiful sugar cane, offers a stroll down tree-lined streets to see colonial homes, experience outdoor markets and absorb the cheerful culture. Be sure to save time for a relaxing mud pool bath or a visit to Nadi Temple.
Athens to Athens - 20 Days
Explore the most popular destinations throughout the eastern Mediterranean free of summertime crowds and searing heat during this 20-day autumn cruise to Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, and Egypt. Set sail from Athens and make a brief transit to the other side of the Peloponnese peninsula via the Corinth Canal. Discover Greece and the origins of the Olympic Games outside Katakolon and walk along the training grounds used by the earliest athletes. Savor a memorable Turkish dinner and an evening concert among the shadowy ruins of the Celsus Library in Ephesus, an included Destination Discovery Event. Listen for the call to prayer from Istanbul’s minarets during an overnight stay. Walk Jerusalem’s narrow streets and view holy sites. Embark on an overland tour that explores the Great Pyramids and tombs of the pharaohs near Cairo. Your memorable journey concludes in Athens, where you can explore Hadrian’s Library on the northern side of the Acropolis, or sample Souvlaki—a spicy skewered meat—grilled fresh at local tavernas.
Seward (Anchorage) to Kobe - 26 Days
Here is a cruise that appeals to both your active lifestyle and lounging days. Spend 23 days cruising from Osaka to Seward and discover the rich heritage and distinct cuisines of places like Hiroshima, Kyoto, and Kagoshima as you walk through the shrines, gardens and castles. Fill your senses with the smell of the cherry blossoms and the majesty of Mount Fuji. Then rest your soul at sea, across the International Date Line, relaxing on deck and rejuvenating your spirit doing exactly as you please and treating your palate to delightful dishes created just for you. Rested and ready to go when you reach Seward, extend your Alaska stay with a post-cruise land tour to Denali.
Venice to Lisbon - 23 Days
Oohs and ahhs over the sublime scenery alternate with oohs and ahhs over magnificent manmade creations on this voyage along the Dalmatian Coast, Ligurian Riviera, Côte d’Azur, and Costa del Sol. This is a stretch where Blue Flag beaches have to jostle for elbow space and castles, palaces and cathedrals take every form known to man – and then some. This is where the imaginations of Cezanne, Monet, Matisse, Picasso, Dali, and Gaudí were ignited. Here is where great romances blossomed: Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor in Portofino, Princess Grace and Prince Rainier in Monte Carlo, Romeo and Juliet near Venice. Sail through waters where the legendary sirens are said to live, watch fearless castellers climb human pyramids, play a game of picign with gregarious Croatians. Our small ships take you to smaller and less-visited ports like Sanary-sur-Mer and Portoferraio, and get you closer to town than the big ships can get in places like Dubrovnik, Venice, Barcelona, and Málaga. What you do with the extra time is entirely up to you.
Barcelona to Athens - 17 Days
Combine the Riviera’s romantic, Old World ambiance with the grandeur of the Roman and Greek empires during this 17-day cruise featuring stops in Spain, France, Monaco, Italy, Malta, and Greece. Sail north from thriving Barcelona to the quiet fishing village of Palamos, where white sand beaches almost rival the delicious local prawns. Relax over French press coffee and freshly baked butter croissants at an outdoor beachside café in romantic Sanary-sur-Mer, then sample deep red Bandol wines in a wine bar. Test your luck among the gilded opulence of a Monte Carlo casino. Stroll among the blocks, columns arches and former temples throughout the Roman Forum as the Colosseum looms in the distance. Wander Valletta’s narrow passages and scarred Maltese fortifications. Your remarkable journey ends near Athens, home of the Parthenon and the epicenter of Western Civilization’s Classical Period, where the ideas of European art, literature and philosophy took root among early scholars thousands of years ago.
Puerto Caldera to St. Maarten - 18 Days
From mesmerizing steel-drum bands to unforgettable spicy chicken smoked and grilled in recycled oil drums, this 18-day tropical adventure offers extraordinary experiences in Costa Rica, Panama, Columbia and the Caribbean. Wander among Willemstad’s colorful, gabled store façades and narrow streets. Snorkel or SCUBA amid Bonaire National Park’s dizzying and colorful schools of fish. Sample endless variations of St. Maarten’s mouthwatering marinated ribs. Take in the entire Panama Canal during a narrated daylight transit. Depending on which direction you travel, this exceptional cruise can add a land tour to either conclude or begin your adventure among fragrant rare orchids concealed in the leafy shade of 300-year-old trees in Costa Rica’s Monteverde Cloudforest.
Copenhagen to Tilbury - 18 Days
Attend the 3-day Sail Amsterdam celebration on your own Windstar flagship sailing ship during this unforgettable 18-day cruise throughout the ports and cities of Denmark, Norway, Scotland, The Netherlands, Belgium, and England. During the Amsterdam event you’ll have ample time to see these international sailing ships moored throughout the city’s extensive quays, and stroll inland along countless canals, cafés and small shops. Meander among Skagen’s brightly painted cottages and learn why artists and art students reproduced the summer sunlight on canvas for more than a century. Try on a moose leather jacket or sample a reindeer hot dog along the historic Bergen wharf. Listen to bagpipes in Edinburgh Castle. This memorable journey culminates along the River Thames just outside London, where you have easy rail access to nearby airports or, better yet, opportunities to spend days near royalty at Buckingham Palace, sculptures in Hyde Park, and innovative cuisine served throughout busy Piccadilly Circus.
Edinburgh to Lisbon - 19 Days
Experience the historic Sail Amsterdam celebration followed by an exploration of Europe that touches on small ports, historic castles, and delicious dining experiences throughout Scotland, the Netherlands, Belgium, England, France, Spain, and Portugal in this once-in-a-lifetime cruise. Stroll Hadrian’s Wall Path in Newcastle or appreciate new works at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art. Explore eclectic timbered shops and one-of-a-kind boutiques along the narrow streets bordering Amsterdam’s historic canals. Take in the view of the thriving Markt from atop the Belfry of Bruges before sampling Belgian brews. Spend a late evening dining in Bordeaux and indulging in red blends from local wineries during an overnight port stay. Learn the fearsome history of Spanish Armada and why no navy penetrated El Ferrol’s protected harbor. Inhale floral fragrances among the Castro Fortress formal gardens, a granite-walled coastal fortification built above Vigo, Spain or sample spicy salt-cod dishes paired with refreshing Vinho Verde white wines.
Amsterdam to Stockholm - 15 Days
Blend the best Northern Europe cities with Norway’s unforgettable vistas and natural beauty on a 2-week cruise through Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Russia, Denmark and Norway. Sip traditional kali, a tart, dark and bubbly Estonian refreshment made from fermented rye bread, in a small café in Tallinn’s Old Town. Savor an enchanting evening of classical music and ballet in an ornate, centuries-old theater during an overnight stay in St. Petersburg, Russia. Inhale the arboreal aromas of a Norwegian forest high above a fjord during a ride on the famous Flam Railway. Glide past tumbling waterfalls and sheer precipices in Geirangerfjord and admire the serene beauty of Sognefjord, Norway’s deepest and longest fjord.
Lisbon to Athens - 16 Days
From the hilltop heights of the funicular to the depths of its moody fado music, start your adventure in Lisbon, Portugal. Shop and snack along the colorful quay in Portimao or visit the ancient Moorish capital of Silves before heading to Cádiz, Spain to discover Sierra de Grazalema and los Alcornocales nature parks. Said to have been erected by Hercules himself, soar to the top of Gibraltar to gaze across to Africa. On the Costa del Sol in Málaga, see Museo Picasso Málaga or toast to some of the world’s best wine in the village of Mijas. Outside Granada, experience the amazing Alhambra Palace while taking in views of the Andalusian countryside along the way. Beachcomb and stop for tapas in Palma de Mallorca before visiting the Catalan metropolis of Barcelona—home to Gaudí’s La Sagrada Familia Cathedral. In Cagliari, Italy, visit the medieval walled Il Castello and Poetto Beach. On to Sardinia, explore the rich underwater world or relax on a pearly white-sand beach. Sip the famous wines of Marsala in Trapani, and take in spectacular views from the medieval hill town of Erice, which only rivals Taormina’s views of the iconic Greek Theater set against sparkling waters of the Ionian Sea. In Greece, stroll Argostoli’s promenade in search of caretta-caretta turtles and savor Kephalonian meat pie. Corfu stuns visitors with its beautiful beaches and small villages while Delphi harkens back to 1400 B.C. when its oracle ruled the world. Transit the Corinth Canal for the grand finale in Athens—home to the Acropolis, the Plaka, and the Parthenon.
Lisbon to Reykjavik - 21 Days
Bilbao brings the lush Bay of Biscay and the Guggenheim Museum. Overnight in Bordeaux, wine taste among France’s most famous vineyards in the chateaux of Médoc or Saint-Émilion. On Belle Ile, find yourself on one of France’s most beautiful islands that inspired Monet and Matisse. Reputed to be Europe’s prettiest harbor town, St. Peter Port offers photo opportunities, like Sutler’s Garden. In Honfleur, see the famous Bayeux Tapestry and sip local cider along the Route du Cidre. Overnight in London brings the chance to see Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and Trafalgar Square, and try shepherd’s pie. Overnight in Bergen exploring colorful Bryggen, Bergen’s Hanseatic quay, second only to watching the Huldras (forest nymphs) dance at Kjosfossen Waterfall. In Olden, witness the 66-mile long Nordfjord and visit Jostedal glacier. At the entrance to spectacular Geirangerfjord, Alesund has been voted the most beautiful town in Norway for its location and Art Nouveau style. In the Shetland Islands, witness seabird colonies, tiny ponies and Iron Age ruins. The Orkney Islands offer St. Magnus Cathedral and a chance to taste a nip of Scotland's most northerly whisky. Dock within walking distance of Old Town Torshavn in the Faroe Islands to marvel at locals mowing their roofs while shopping for warm wool sweaters.
Cairns to Singapore - 30 Days
Start your journey in Cairns, wandering the Esplanade, exploring Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, Daintree National Park, and visiting the quaint fishing community of Cooktown before cruising one of the world’s seven wonders—the Great Barrier Reef. Thursday Island offers a wet landing and an introduction to the indigenous Torres Strait Islanders. Cultural exploration continues in Yirrkala, an Aboriginal artisan community where bark paintings, weavings and Didgeridoos abound. In the cosmopolitan city of Darwin, don’t miss Mindil Beach, Litchfield National Park and Kakadu National Park, and Crocosaurus Cove—home to turtles, water buffalo and saltwater crocodiles. Cross the Timor Sea to Kupang, Indonesia where friendly locals delight in showing their tenun ikat woven cloths. Wildlife lovers prepare to be amazed in Loh Liang; this UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve is home to nearly 6,000 Komodo dragons, manta rays, whales, dolphins and turtles. Benoa instantly entrances visitors with Bali’s spectacular beauty, calm waters, small village atmosphere and Batik artistry. Savor satays and secluded beaches in Kepulauan Seribu, and Pantara Island. Conclude your Indonesian adventure in Singapore by exploring the Botanic Gardens, Chinatown and Little India.
Athens to Barcelona - 14 Days
Transition from the crossroads of early Western Civilization to contemporary artistry and innovations throughout Italy, France and Spain during this 14-day autumn cruise along celebrated coastlines. Sail through the narrow Corinth Canal to the Temple of Apollo on Delphi, and learn how Apollo spoke to Greek citizens and early Romans. Tour the restored grandeur of the Church of Our Lady of Victory, Valletta’s first church. Stand before the bold Baroque columns and stairs of Saint Andrew’s Cathedral in Piazza Duomo, the center of Amalfi. Wander between Colosseum arches and the ruins of the Roman Forum in Rome. Shop among Monte Carlo’s most exclusive boutiques or nibble on spongy tiramisu with espresso-sipping locals. This memorable journey concludes in cosmopolitan Barcelona, where you can wander the upscale waterfront in search of paella, or venture to the heights of Montjuïc and the picturesque Palau Nacional, a palatial museum with terraced fountains and sweeping city views.
Athens to Venice - 20 Days
Start your voyage in the ancient Greek city of Athens, home to the Acropolis, the Plaka, and the Parthenon. Then cruise The Dardanelles, a natural 38-mile long strait that separates Europe from Asia on the way to the terracotta rooftops of Nessebar, Bulgaria, a 24-acre island. Arrive in Constanta, a coastal resort town, en route to Bucharest and Dracula’s Castle. Enjoy a late night in sparkling Odessa, with time to visit its beaches and climb the lucky Potemkin Stairs. In Sochi, home of the 2014 Winter Olympics, visit Sochinskiy National Park. Stroll the beach promenade and piazza in the popular resort town of Batumi, Georgia before exploring one of the loveliest towns on the Black Sea coast, the walled city of Sinop, Turkey. An overnight in Istanbul affords time to see the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum, the Grand Bazaar and sip a tiny cup of potent Turkish coffee with sweet lokum (Turkish delight). Transit the narrow Corinth Canal to experience Delphi’s Temple of Apollo and Archaeological Museum. Savor a late night in Dubrovnik with time to explore Old Town and watch divers leap off the cliffs into the Adriatic. The approach to Kotor, Montenegro offers breathtaking fjord-like views while the car-free medieval town awaits. In Zadar, Croatia witness the haunting Sea Organ performed by the surging Adriatic. Situated on a tiny piece of land jutting into the sea, Piran, Slovenia boasts medieval architecture, narrow streets, and Skocjan Caves National Park. For the grand finale, overnight in Venice with time to wind around the canals and fully appreciate St. Mark’s.
Dun Laoghaire (Dublin) to Stockholm - 28 Days
Discover captivating ports and breathtaking vistas throughout this 28-day cruise of historic destinations and little-known secrets along the North Sea and Baltic coastlines of Ireland, the UK, Scotland, Norway, Denmark, Poland, Lithuania, Estonia, Finland, Russia, and Sweden. Take in expansive views from historic Iverness Castle near the small port of Portree in Scotland. Peer into the restored underground Neolithic homes along the windswept coastline of Skara Brae near Kirkwall. Glide in a sea kayak near rocky islands within sight of Alesund, or explore local art galleries along narrow Norwegian streets. Strap into a helicopter seat and soar high above sweeping fjords to the expansive views of Pulpit Rock near Stavanger. Late night in Tallinn with time to see Peter the Great’s Baroque masterpiece, Kadriorg Palace and overnight in St. Petersburg, Russia and explore remnants of the former Soviet Union before catching evening ballet performances or spending extra time in the State Hermitage Museum, one of the most extensive museums in the world.
Papeete to Papeete - 17 Days
Ideal for anyone who can’t get enough of Tahiti, this unique cruise features twice the visits to ports, so you have double the opportunities to see and experience what you love, and you can do all the things you passed up during your previous stop. It’s a top tropical pick among romantic couples, active divers and anyone in love with everything under the sun among countless blue Pacific lagoons. Dive or snorkel among vibrant and dizzying schools of tropical fish and friendly dolphins in the massive lagoon of Rangiroa, the second largest coral atoll in the world. Visit and learn about oyster pearl farming at the Anapa Pearl Farm on the west coast of Tahaa near Raiatea. Skim the turquoise Pacific waters off the coast of Bora Bora on a WaveRunner personal water craft as your guide leads you on a tour that circumnavigates the entire island, giving you expansive views of the steep jungle slopes of Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu from all sides. Whether this is your first visit or the continuation of a lifelong obsession with this idyllic tropical archipelago, this Tahitian cruise offers double the fun, relaxation and romance.
Stockholm to Copenhagen - 18 Days
Discover Norwegian natural beauty, Scandinavian splendors and remote Baltic ports during this 18-day exploration of Northern Europe. Wander the cobbled pedestrian paths along aromatic cafés and captivating Estonian shops in Tallinn’s Old Town. Dine on rich, gravy-covered Swedish meatballs, or sample pickled herring paired with dill, garlic and mustard in a classic Smörgåsbord meal in Stockholm. Lean back and take in near-vertical views of sheer cliffs and tumbling veiled waterfalls throughout Norway’s Geirangerfjord and Sognefjord. Spend an enchanting evening among St. Petersburg’s sparkling city lights, and linger over Russian exhibits in the Hermitage Museum, one of the largest art collections in the world, during an overnight port stay.
Lautoka to Cairns - 15 Days
Start your journey through Melanesia in lovely Lautoka, Fiji with a visit to Nadi Temple or a relaxing mud pool bath before diving into the crystal clear waters of Yasawa-I-Rara Island. Upon arriving in Port Vila, sink your teeth into fresh seasonal fruit at Mama’s Market, feel the cleansing mist of Mele Cascades waterfall, take a swim at beautiful Jade Beach, or head to the Hawksbill Turtle Sanctuary. Excitement ensues on the approach to Tanna, where Mount Yasur erupts daily, wild horses roam free, and untouched underwater caves await curious snorkelers. Take in the aromatic Mucaweng Vanilla Plantation of Lifou and the outrigger-style pirogues of Ile de Pins. Before embarking on your journey across the Coral Sea, spend the day exploring Noumea, New Caledonia, the World War II headquarters for the U.S. military in the South Pacific. Then sit back, relax and feel the calming rhythm of life at sea with no interruptions. Reconnect with yourself and your companions on sea days crossing the Coral Sea before exploring Cairns, Australia. Plan extra time to wander the Cairns Esplanade, explore the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, discover Daintree National Park, and experience the magnificence of the Great Barrier Reef.
Lautoka to Singapore - 45 Days
A 44-day adventure from Melanesia to Australia and Indonesia allows time for in–depth South Pacific exploration of 12 islands. Begin in Lautoka, Fiji with a relaxing mud pool bath before diving into the crystal clear waters of Yasawa-I-Rara Island. Snorkel your way through the colorful lagoons of Melanesia and encounter the World War II remnants and friendly folks in Noumea. Watch for volcanic activity from Mount Bromo, Mount Batur and Krakatoa. Tour the Cairns Esplanade and experience the magnificence of the Great Barrier Reef. Keep your eyes out for wallabies, water buffalo and turtles near Darwin. Visit the Aboriginal artisan community of Yirrkala where bark paintings, weaving and Didgeridoos abound. Cross the Timor Sea to Kupang, Indonesia where friendly locals delight in showing their tenun ikat woven cloths. Wildlife lovers prepare to be amazed in Loh Liang. This UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve is home to nearly 6,000 Komodo dragons, while Benoa boasts Bali’s spectacular beauty, calm waters and small village atmosphere. Don’t forget to extend your stay in Singapore to find the UNESCO site Botanic Gardens, Little India and Chinatown.
Bridgetown to Colón - 16 Days
Your journey begins in a Bridgetown, a city with Jolly Ole England flavor and two UNESCO sites before an opportunity to swim with sea turtles in Tobago Cays Marine Park. Save your appetite for the exclusive Signature Beach Party on Mayreau and feel the heart and soul of St. Lucia in Soufriere as you wander the vendor-filled streets. Savor a day at sea before bird watching for flamingos and parrots in Bonaire. Delight in the pastel colors of UNESCO site Old Town Willemstad and explore the limestone formations and petroglyphs of Hato Caves. In Aruba, laze on some of the Caribbean’s best beaches or interact with the locals while they play dominos. Romantic Santa Marta boasts coastal mountain beauty and museums full of pre-Colombian gold and jewelry while the 400-year-old walls of Cartagena invite reflections on conquistadors and plundering pirates. Relax at sea en route to the multicultural, multicolored town of Bocas del Toro, Panama where Columbus visited in 1502. Hop over to Costa Rica’s Puerto Moin to access amazing national parks, pristine beaches, and surf. Once in Colón, head to the jungle to meet Embera Indians or take an aerial tram ride through the rainforest canopy.