Star Collector Cruise Voyages


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.

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.

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 St. Maarten - 17 Days

Escape on an extraordinary cruise rich in decadent island adventures throughout the Caribbean’s Leeward Island chain. Visit Hamilton House, a modest stone building and birthplace of Alexander Hamilton, and stroll the lush grounds of Nesbit Plantation, the beachside estate of Fanny Nesbit, who would meet and marry the future naval hero, British Admiral Horatio Nelson on Nevis Island. Go with the flow on a river tubing adventure in refreshing tropical river currents near Roseau. Soak in the rusticness of Les Saintes before exploring the glamour of St. Kitts and St. Barts.  Sail along Martinique’s scenic north coast on a fast-moving catamaran, or ride inland by Jeep to sample rum at a distillery near Anse Mitan. Delve into the cool caverns of Harrison’s Cave in Barbados, surrounded by subterranean streams and waterfalls. Master the delicious art of crushing cocoa beans and making chocolate in Castries or Pigeon Island on St. Lucia. Sample tropical punches during overnight stays in both Jost Van Dyke and Virgin Gorda.

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.

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.

Vancouver to Osaka - 37 Days

Discover the pristine beauty and little-known history of Northern Pacific culture from the distinct perspective of small ship cruising during this 36-day Pacific Ocean crossing with excursions in Canada, Alaska, Japan and South Korea. Scan the horizon for breaching killer whale pods along the Canadian Inside Passage. Admire soaring eagles above Alaska’s Misty Fjords. Wander Wrangell’s streets, the only Alaskan town old enough to be governed by four nations. Seek out ancient native drawings on nearby Petroglyph Beach. Explore cracked World War II pillboxes and abandoned fortifications in and around Dutch Harbor. Look for iconic Japanese red-crown cranes near Kushiro, the “town of mist.” Gain insights into Korean traditions during a formal tea ceremony in Busan, South Korea. Wander amid Feudal Japan exhibits in the 5-story grandeur of Karatsu Castle, overlooking the sea. Venture to the storied pottery galleries of Arita Town, the birthplace of Japanese ceramic art, near Nagasaki.

Vancouver to Tokyo - 27 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.

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.

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.

Experience unforgettable sights and culinary delights beneath cosmopolitan skylines, inland ranges, and expansive sandy beaches along Australia’s eastern and southern shorelines. Sip full-bodied Shiraz from Barossa Valley old vines, indulge in bright Eden Valley Rieslings, and linger over floral-fragranced Tasmanian Pinot Noirs as you discover how Australian wineries lead the world in technical innovations. Cuddle up to a cute koala and dig up details on wombat burrowing instincts during a Cleland Wildlife Park visit near Adelaide. Ride into the semi-arid wilderness of the outback and admire early Aboriginal rock art among the outcroppings of Ikara-Flinders National Park. Bite into rich and juicy snags—Aussie sausages—steaming from the barbie and sample freshly shucked oysters paired with acidic local white wines at an Eden oyster farm. Take a walkabout amid the cracked walls and bleak cells in Port Arthur’s original settlement in Tasmania, an open air museum and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The allure of the Adriatic beckons to both new and seasoned travelers for its unspoiled shorelines and panoramic vistas. While the views from Santorini’s turquoise-topped domes are among the most celebrated in the world, don’t linger long or you’ll miss sailing on a catamaran to the volcanic islands of Nea Kameni and Palea Kamini, or even hiking above the famous steaming, sulfurous volcanic vents. Graze on lightly toasted Monopoli bread topped with roasted peppers and tangy, tobacco-flavored sundried tomato paté, which pairs perfectly with Puglia’s full-bodied Salice Salentino DOC red wines. Soar skyward as a cable car carries you to the sweeping vistas high above the red, terracotta-topped buildings of Dubrovnik, Croatia. Discover the beauty and cultural heritage interwoven with Zadar’s ‘white gold’ Pag lace, then test your skills at lacemaking under the guidance of a skilled Croatian artisan. Walk along the Venetian-styled piazzas of Venice -- romantic settings for countless films -- or float along the narrow canals as you’re serenaded by a gondolier. Sample Montenegro organic olive oils at a family-run estate in the rural countryside outside the village of Tici. Your cruise eventually winds around and up the Italian western coastline to Rome, the former center of ancient Western Civilization. Wander between the arches and broken walls of the Colosseum, or walk among the dead in the narrow corridors in the Catacombs of Rome. Before considering airline connections or adventures on other continents, toss a coin from your right hand over your left shoulder into the Trevi Fountain, so that you’re guaranteed to revisit the charms of the Italian capital in your near future.

Koalas, penguins and red kangaroos abound throughout this remarkable 25-day cruise that touches the warm beaches, small villages and coastal cosmopolitan cities on New Zealand’s North and South Islands and Australia’s eastern coastline. Ride bikes through Marlborough, New Zealand’s most famous wine country, and enjoy wine tasting paired with a light private lunch sourced from local ingredients. Watch sheepdogs herd sheep on a working farm outside Christchurch. Seek out penguins, great albatross and colorful avian wildlife aboard a restored wooden launch cruising along the remote reaches of the Otago Peninsula. Observe koalas, wombats and wallabies at the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary near Hobart, Tasmania. Kayak amid turquoise waves and vibrant marine life off the warm sandy tropical coast of Airlie Beach, Australia. Explore with a guide from the Kuku Yalanji tribe near Port Douglas and learn how to source food from mangroves and tidal lagoons, then examine native artifacts and hear stories about indigenous lands.

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.

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

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.

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.

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 - 13 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.

St. Maarten to St. Maarten - 18 Days

White sands, rum cocktails and glorious tropical sunsets await you during this 18-day exploration of the Caribbean’s most iconic destinations with overnights in Jost Van Dyke and Virgin Gorda. Swim and snorkel amid colorful reef fish and tiny bubbles rising from a sea floor volcanic vent during an off-shore snorkeling adventure to Champagne Reef near Roseau, Dominica. Browse unique shops and relax on sandy beaches on Mustique, an exclusive island near Bequia. Bask in the warm sun while gazing at bright fish swimming beneath your clear-bottom kayak in Les Saintes in Guadeloupe. Perfect your French cooking skills in the kitchen of a respected restaurant overlooking Grand Case on Anguilla. Discover how perfumes are made and create your own special essence near Philipsburg on St. Maarten. Swim with friendly dolphins in a natural lagoon near Soper’s Hole in Tortola. Take the helm of a two-person rigid inflatable boat and explore the bays and inlets of the Sir Francis Drake Waterway near Jost Van Dyke.

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.

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.

Roam between the broken monoliths and columns in the Roman Forum, Western Civilization’s former epicenter. Gaze across Catania’s umber-hued, terracotta-tiled skyline to the steaming summit of Mount Etna as you sample authentic Sicilian dishes like densely textured handmade pasta topped with aromatic variations like sundried tomatoes, golden-brown dried grapes, fresh basil and minced garlic. This exquisite cruise around Italy’s Apennine Peninsula is abundant in opportunities to explore the lesser-known landmarks and narrow ancient streets of sleepy villages throughout the central Mediterranean. Sip citrus-sweet limoncello from frosty glasses while locals haggle over the proximities of their bocce balls on nearby gravel courts. Land at the tiny port of Lipari in the Aeolian Islands north of Sicily, and explore a Norman Castle built in medieval times, or master the art of Sicilian-style pizzas as you combine local ingredients into your own culinary creation. Step inside the cool and shady Romanesque splendor of Kotor Cathedral in Montenegro, or venture to the nearby pedestrian-only village of Perast and sample sweets recreated from Baroque-era recipes. Capture the Old World ambiance of Split’s Diocletian Palace in the right light during a hands-on photo tour with an award-winning international photojournalist. Your delightful journey concludes in Venice among romantic gondolas and exquisite Italian architecture, where you can reflect on your cruise memories as you float canals or search for last-minute souvenirs small, family-owned artisan shops featuring handcrafted glassware and ornamental metalwork.

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.

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.

Spanning six seas from Japan to Indonesia, this voyage immerses you in ancient Asian culture, rich history, and tropical beauty. Enjoy modern Tokyo’s nod to its shogun past against the backdrop of majestic Mount Fuji. Sip sake in Kyoto, find the Golden Palace or hop on the Kobe Nunobiki Ropeway. Enjoy scenic cruising along Hashima Island and Japan’s Inland Sea, and relax with six days at sea. Visit hidden ports like Tomonoura, Amami Island, Lombok, Sandakan, and Yakushima, with ancient forests that are home to 7,000-year-old trees and snow monkeys. In Nagasaki, respectfully remember “Never Again” and discover the beauty of Okinawa. Experience Taiwanese culture in the markets of Taipei and island hop, swim and snorkel in Hundred Islands National Park. Absorb Manila’s cosmopolitan blend of cultures, and stroll in the powdery sand of Boracay’s White Beach, rated one of world’s best. SCUBA among historical WWII Japanese wrecks off Busuanga Island and float Palawan’s Subterranean River, one of the 7 Wonders of Nature. Witness Komodo Dragons in Loh Liang and take in Lombok’s lovely beaches and turquoise-blue bays. Bali’s calm waters, beautiful beaches and Batik arts will leave a lasting impression.

Experience the best Western Mediterranean ports in detail during this 15-day cruise through Monaco, France, Spain, Gibraltar, and Portugal. Stroll among opulent casinos, high-end boutiques, and historic Formula One landmarks in Monte Carlo. Sip wormwood-based absinthe in the French village of Antibes outside of Cannes. Or meander among the dusky walls and long shadows in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, taking in the aromas, sights and sounds of the Catalonian heart of Spain.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Few Mediterranean cruises offer the unique combination of romance and racing like this Star Collector adventure from the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix in Monte Carlo to the canals of Venice. Along the way you’ll explore the art, architecture, and cultural customs and cuisines throughout Italy, Croatia, Montenegro, and France. Taste local wines paired with homemade cheese in an intimate Croatian family wine cellar outside of Rovinj. Kayak together on Kotor Bay in Montenegro. Glide inside the glowing azure chambers of the fabled Blue Grotto near Giardini Naxos. Sip sweet limoncello liqueur together at a sidewalk café in Sorrento. Witness Saturday qualifying for the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix prior to an exclusive tour of the storied pits. After evening festivities and an overnight stay in Monte Carlo, you’ll enjoy sweeping views of the track on race day, along with a gift package that includes ear plugs, high-definition binoculars and seat cushion.

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

Enrich your travel insights and worldview during this 65-day cruise featuring stops in coastal cities, small ports, remote villages and isolated beaches in Australia, New Zealand and Eastern Asia. Roam off-road on 4-wheeled ATVs along misty mountain trails in the picturesque New Zealand backcountry beyond Wellington. Soar in a small plane from Hobart, Tasmania to South West National Park, one of the last wilderness frontiers. Stay out late during an overnight stay in Sydney for tasty dishes like pizzas topped with smoked emu meat, or Australian lobster and grilled steaks paired with old vine Barossa Valley Shiraz. Explore Indonesian handcrafted art and everyday Bali life in Batuan Village and admire the intricate statuary adorning stately Puseh Batuan Temple. Ride the fastest elevator in the world up 89 stories to Taipei 101’s observation deck. Stroll through manicured gardens surrounding moats that elegantly enclose Himeji Castle’s ivory fortifications near Kobe.

St. Maarten to St. Maarten - 56 Days

Explore the depth and breadth of the Caribbean on this 56-day odyssey, from tiny yachtsmen’s favorites to glitzy celebrity getaways, historic colonial towns to the incredible jungles of wildlife. Go cave tubing in Belize and diving in Bonaire. Snorkel with friendly sea turtles and rays in waters as clear as glass. Climb the battlements of colonial forts and the arrowhead peak of Gros Piton in St. Lucia. It’s the ultimate cruise, circling the Caribbean discovering the brilliant colors, textures and fascinating history found here.

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.

Civilizations rise and fall, and you’re a witness to it all on this voyage from Athens to Rome. More than a dozen[KSO1]  UNESCO sites transcribe cool stone into stories of days gone by. Walk the ruins of ancient Epidaurus where ill people once slept so the gods could tell them how to regain their health. In Rhodes, explore the Temple of Athena in Lindos, gnarled olive trees, and their branches of peace, supposedly created by the goddess herself. And find surprising discoveries even among well-known ruins, like the nearly hidden Peribleptos monastery in Mystras, built into the rock and seeming to emerge from it, its turret-shaped façade holding a treasure trove of 14th-century frescoes. When you’re not delving into the past, get closer to local culture in smaller and less-visited harbors like Patmos, Ermoupoli, Monemvasia, Gythion and colorful Ponza. Revel in the beauty of Santorini, Mykonos, and Sorrento. Marvel at the emotional magnetism of Athens’ Acropolis and the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel. And dine in the moonlight in front of the Celsus Library in ancient Ephesus—a complimentary Windstar Destination Discovery Event designed exclusively for you.

Venture into the lesser-known coastlines and communities of Greenland, Canada and New England during this remarkable 25-day cruise crossing the North Atlantic. Admire fractured glaciers, ivory ice fields and drifting ice floes on a day of scenic cruising in Greenland’s remote and picturesque Prince Christian Sound. Sample grilled wolf fish, dried salted cod and tender musk ox meat amid stacked crab pots, fish-drying racks and brightly painted houses in Qaqortoq, Nanortalik and Narsaq in Greenland. Wander the grounds of a 1,000-year-old Norse settlement near St. Anthony, and tour sod buildings identical to those that sheltered early settlers from harsh Newfoundland winters centuries ago. Walk among weathered French and British artillery artifacts at National Battlefields Park, or sip your way through Quebec City’s outstanding microbreweries on a delicious walking tour in a thriving downtown community. Settle back in a horse-drawn carriage as you trace the famous Carriage Trails of Acadia near Bar Harbor, Maine.

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

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.

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

Venice to Barcelona - 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.

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.

Depart from New York and cruise along the East Coast prior to exploring Bermuda and the Caribbean’s Leeward Islands in detail during this 21-day escape. Snorkel above Bermuda’s most popular shipwrecks—a Confederate paddle wheeler and a four-masted sailing ship—near Hamilton, then dine on juicy swordfish, decadent lobster and seared tuna steaks prior to overnight stays there and in St. George’s. Sail a swift catamaran along the scenic leeward side of St. Barts near Gustavia. Roll past rural cane fields and rustic country farms during a guided ATV outing near Basseterre on St. Kitts. Dance, dine and celebrate at a Windstar Signature Beach Party with friends and crew at Virgin Gorda. Kayak from tangled mangroves to the vast expanse of open blue sea on a guided exploration of Puerto Rico’s Vieques coastline. Soar among colorful rainforest birds and verdant tropical trees during a canopy zipline adventure on Pigeon Island or take a leisurely-paced seaside painting class at St. Lucia’s picturesque Rodney Bay Village.

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.

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.

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.

Combine a memorable exploration of scenic Atlantic and western Mediterranean coastlines prior to crossing the Atlantic Ocean to Miami during this 27-day cruise featuring stops in Spain, Morocco, Portugal and the Canary Islands. Delve into Pablo Picasso’s paintings, sketches and ceramic works during a Málaga walking tour. Shop for Moroccan ingredients in an open market prior to a delicious Tangier cooking class. Wander the maze-like passages in the old city of Rabat in the Moroccan capital. Trace the Lanzarote wine route and discover the flavorsome facts of fast-draining volcanic soils as you taste wines made from local Malvasia and Lístan black grapes. Ride a cable car to the 11,660-foot summit of Mount Teide, the highest point in all of Spain’s territories. Sip Poncha, a sweet regional blend of Madeiran rum and honey, during an overnight port stay in Funchal, Portugal. Make your way across a transparent skywalk nearly 2,000 feet above the Atlantic at Cabo Girao, Europe’s highest coastal cliff.

With just five at-sea days to catch your breath, you’ll want to pace yourself on this 44-day voyage through Greece, Spain, Italy, and Croatia. Alternate days of wonder surrounded by Moorish masterpieces like the Alhambra with restful days on stunning Mallorcan beaches; a busy day exploring Athens’ Acropolis ruins with the postcard perfection of Mykonos, where whitewash and windmills soothe the eye and the soul. Dine under the stars in front of the Celsus Library in ancient Ephesus, an exclusive and complimentary Destination Discovery Event just for Windstar guests. Walk Dubrovnik’s medieval city walls, where Game of Thrones was filmed, with centuries of history within, and the intoxicating blue Adriatic without. There are unsung beaches to discover, winding Old Town alleyways to explore, cozy tavernas serving mezes and ouzo, and small ports so authentic and unobtrusive that few cruisers ever find them. Don’t forget to be on deck as Wind Surf approaches Venice, Santorini, Dubrovnik, Valletta, Mahón and Corfu, in particular. They’re some of the most beautiful sea approaches in the Mediterranean.

Exclusively for Windstar Guests • Kusadasi: Evening in Ephesus

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.

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.

Sidestep the summer heat and long lines during this 17-day autumn exploration of the most popular destinations throughout Greece, Cyprus, Israel, Egypt, Malta and Italy with a memorable passage through the Corinth Canal. Sail from Athens and the Acropolis to Haifa, Israel, where excursion options include an overnight trip to Petra and the Dead Sea. Take an overland tour from Alexandria, Egypt and stand before the majestic profiles of the Great Pyramids near sundown in Cairo. Step carefully among the tombs of over 300 Knights of the Grand Cross throughout St. John’s marble floors in Valletta, Malta. Sip licorice-flavored liquors in Heraklion, Crete. Catch the midday movements and animated actions emanating from the world’s largest astronomical clock in Messina, Italy. This remarkable journey concludes in Civitavecchia, an ideal port for easy transfers to Rome for connecting flights and additional destinations like the towering Colosseum, the Roman Forum’s extensive marble ruins and Trevi Fountain’s cascading Baroque grace.

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.

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.

Volcanic peaks, remote reefs, verdant rainforests and colorfully painted Caribbean ports abound throughout this remarkable 18-day cruise with stops in the Caribbean, Colombia, Panama and Costa Rica. Dive or snorkel amid schools of bright colored reef fish near small port Bequia on St. Vincent & the Grenadines. Stroll worn, cobbled streets in the historic Punda Quarter of Willemstad and shop for fresh fruit and handmade trinkets at the nearby floating market. Ride a horse-drawn carriage through the narrow lanes streets of Cartagena’s walled Old Town, rolling past regal colonial mansions built when Spanish galleons protected Colombia’s coastline. Experience a fully guided daylight transit of the Panama Canal, and uncover the deadly obstacles faced by French and American engineers prior to its 1914 completion. Trek beneath the shady overgrowth of centuries-old trees while scanning the high canopy for reclusive monkeys, brightly colored tropical birds and slow-moving sloths in Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park.

Seward (Anchorage) to Osaka - 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.

Lisbon to Rome - 17 Days

Sip red wines and savor tapas, pastas, rich cheeses and aged hams throughout Portugal, Morocco, Spain, France and Italy. You’ll spend 15 memorable days exploring tiny rustic villages, historic fortified ports and contemporary architecture in Tangier, Ibiza, Barcelona, Palma, Mahon, Portoferraio, Rome and more. Kayak along the stunning coastline of Mallorca and bike from Portoferraio to Enfola, Elba in Italy.

On this extended adventure, witness the juxtaposition of ancient traditions and contemporary cultures, bustling cities, and uninhabited islands across a variety of seas. Explore Osaka Castle and Ritsurin Garden in Takamatsu. Respectfully remember “Never again” in Hiroshima and visit South Korea’s city of Busan boasting the Gyeongju outdoor museum. Explore the small hidden harbors of Amami Island, Tomonoura, and Yakushima with its ancient forests and snow monkeys. Shimizu brings the beauty of Mount Fuji. In Tokyo, go beyond the neon lights to discover its shogun past. Sip sake in Kyoto and experience  the Taiwanese food culture in the markets of Taipei and Hong Kong’s famous Stanley Market and Temple Street Night Market. Swim and snorkel in Hundred Islands National Park and absorb Manila’s cosmopolitan blend of cultures. Stroll in the powdery sand of Boracay’s White Beach, rated one of world’s best, and SCUBA among historical WWII Japanese wrecks off Busuanga Island. Float Palawan’s Subterranean River, one of the 7 Wonders of Nature. Witness Komodo Dragons in Loh Liang and orangutans at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center in Sandakan. Take in Lombok’s lovely beaches and turquoise-blue bays and Bali’s calm waters and beautiful Batik arts.

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.

Indulge in the diverse Old World flavors of the Italian coastline and Sicily prior to partaking in the modern-day pageantry of Monaco’s Formula 1 racing during this delightfully decadent 17-day exploration of Italy and France. Take flight on a helicopter tour above smoldering Mount Etna. Sample uniquely textured dark chocolate bars handcrafted in Modica, a sweet treat blended with nuts, peppers, and vanilla that goes perfectly with smoky espresso. Study skilled Lipari chefs crafting Sicilian pizzas, then roll your own fresh dough for a memorable lunch paired with local red wines and sweet Aeolian cookies. Bicycle past Portoferraio’s weathered walls and rustic stone streets to Enfola’s rural roadways before stopping for delicious refreshments and a kayak tour of the Elba’s northern coastline. Wander between stacked tires and state-of-the-art race computing technology as you tour Monaco’s F1 Grand Prix pits on qualifying day, then party through the night prior to watching the complete race the following afternoon!

Puerto Caldera to Bridgetown - 28 Days

Lush rainforests, centuries-old colonial fortifications and bright-sand beaches await throughout this extensive 28-day Caribbean exploration that visits ports in Costa Rica, Colombia and both the Windward and Leeward islands. Ride horseback beneath a verdant rainforest canopy or test your fishing skills in a deep sea fishing region known for tuna, sailfish and mahi-mahi off the coast of Costa Rica. Hike among thousand-year-old teak and mahogany trees on Isla Parida in Panama. Experience the energy of the thriving Panama Canal during a complete daylight transit. Explore the reinforced chambers and shadowy stone corridors of the Fort of San Felipe de Barajas near Cartagena in Columbia. See the Aruban countryside and visit prominent landmarks like the Alta Vista Chapel during a guided mountain bike tour. Watch from the railing aboard an authentic Siamese junk as you sail to a remote, uninhabited island and snorkel amid friendly reef fish along Ebo’s Reef outer edge near Kralendijk. And embrace the spirit of small ship ports like Isla Parida, Puerto Jimenez, Quepos, Mayreau, and Deshaies.

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.

Ornate ancient temples, vibrant village markets, verdant jungle coastlines, and endangered exotic wildlife beckon throughout this diverse and far-ranging 49-day cruise with unforgettable stops in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Australia. Stand on the riverbanks of the quiet Motoyasu River, steps away from the stark skeletal girders of the Atomic Bomb Dome, the closest surviving structure to Hiroshima’s atomic attack. Savor a delicious overnight stay beneath glowing paper lanterns in the midst of a thriving evening market in Keelung, Taiwan. Ride skyward aboard the Peak Tram funicular railway to lush, green Victoria Peak high above Hong Kong’s contemporary skyline. Lose yourself in the serenity of remote Indonesian islands. Sample rich and crunchy lumpia, spicy garlic adobo and sip tart, ginger-infused fish tinoloa broth served up by Manila’s street vendors. Meet oceanographers and gain insights on the future of Great Barrier Reef and Pacific Ocean marine life at the Lizard Island Research Station in Australia.

Delve into Southern Europe’s most famous landmarks and heritage sites while dining on succulent Mediterranean culinary masterpieces throughout this 17-day journey that embraces the shores of Italy, Monaco, France, Spain, Morocco, and Portugal. Savor red-cherry flavors of Super Tuscan red wine paired with herb-seasoned pasta and wild boar sausage, or tilt your head at the leaning Tower of Pisa’s architectural refinements. Amble beneath suspended whale skeletons and breathtaking marine exhibits inside the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, then test your luck at the opulent Casino Monte-Carlo, a century-old landmark for gambling, ballet, and classical theater. Admire the Post-Impressionist works of painter Paul Cézanne and sip pink rosé wines during a daylong exploration of Toulon, Aix en Provence. Cycle between crumbling Roman walls and weathered towers as you explore the Spanish countryside from Palamos to Pals. It’s an ideal way to burn calories prior to savoring late-night Spanish tapas and pulsing flamenco performances during your overnight port stop in Seville.

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.

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.

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