From Costa Rica to Panama, picture-perfect ports to jungle retreats, remote islands to Pacific beaches – Central America seems to have it all.

Travel through the Pacific Ocean and you’ll be sailing the coast of Panama and Costa Rica. Explore the ports of Puerto Jiminez and Punta Patino, trek the jungles of national parks and the Osa Peninsula, and lounge on Pearl Island beaches with stunning coral reefs just a short paddle away. 

Adventure Cruises in Central America

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A world of travel in your hands

Cruising along the famous coastlines and waterways is one of life's real treasures, the kind you circle in the calendar and greedily count down the days towards. You've saved for this, earned this, and we want to help you enjoy every moment right down to the final drop of Grecian wine at sunset.

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Highlights of cruising Central America

The Pearl islands in the north Pacific Ocean

Discover the treasures of the Pearl Islands

The Pearl Islands lie in the North Pacific Ocean, harboured by the Gulf of Panama, with almost 250 largely uninhabited islands to explore. Historically a haven for Spanish conquistadors, Caribbean pirates and even Iranian Shahs, the islands are best known today for their swimming and snorkelling locales, as well as their prime whale watching sites.

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Monkeys in a tree top at Manuel Antonio National Park of Costa Rica

Spot monkeys in Manuel Antonio National Park

In a country with more than its fair share of protected rainforest, Manuel Antonio National Park is one of the smallest but most beautiful and biodiverse reserves in Costa Rica. Hike through tropical jungle to find sloths, monkeys, iguanas, and 184 species of bird. From nearby beaches, you might even spot the dolphins and whales that pass through.

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Jungle and the beach side of Osa Peninsulak

Wander spectacular Osa Peninsula

The remote Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica is covered in dense rainforest that provides shelter to giant anteaters, tapirs and jaguars. Even a short trek through the jungle is likely to reveal all manner of tropical birds and reptiles, possibly even a squirrel monkey or a harpy eagle.

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