Explore and tour Panama and Costa Rica by land and sea!
8-Day, Panama & Costa Rica Cruise aboard the 24-cabin sailboat S/C Panorama
Explore in Costa Rica and Panama during 8 days aboard the 177 feet, S/C Panorama motorsailer yacht. And with only 24 cabins, you will avoid the crowds of the large cruise ships!
Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unravelling the Pacific Ocean coast line of Costa Rica. We will reach the Nature National Park of Manuel Antonio, witness life in the Darrien Jungle, visit Pearl and Negritas Islands. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich flora and fauna diversity to intrigue you.
*EXTRA HIGHLIGHT: The Cruise departure March 25, 2019 additionally features a PANAMA CANAL CROSSING and will embark at COLON 2000 Cruise Terminal, Panama.
8-Day, Panama & Costa Rica Cruise on the S/C Panorama Dates & Rates
December 29, 2018
January 12, 2019
January 26, 2019
March 9, 2019
March 25, 2019
April 8, 2019
$2,590 per person in twin cabin - Category A
$2,990 per person in twin cabin - Category B
$3,890 per person in twin cabin - Category C
Plus Port Charges of $450
Single Supplement in Cat C & Cat B: 50%
Single Supplement in Cat A: 75%
3rd Person Reduction in Cat B: 30%
- Flamenco Marina Panama City, Panama
- Gatun Lake, Panama Canal - Panama
- Flamenco Marina Panama City, Panama
- Playa Muerto, Darrien, Panama
- Granito de Oro and Coiba islands/Costa Rica
- Golfito/Costa Rica
- Puerto Jimenez/Golfo Dulce
- Playa Biesanz, Quepos/Costa Rica
- Quepos - Manuel Antonio Nature Reserve/Costa Rica
- Curu/Costa Rica
- Tortuga Island/Costa Rica
- Puntarenas Port, Costa Rica
Panama & Costa Rica Cruise Itinerary - 8 Days
Day 1: Flamenco Marina Panama City, Panama
Embarkation - 15:00 to 16.30. Welcome reception and safety drill. Late afternoon optional walking tour in old Panama City, Casco Viejo. Overnight in port.
Day 2: Flamenco Marina Panama City, Panama
Morning Optional excursion to the Gatun Lake and explore Fort San Lorenzo Spanish Historical Forts. Visit the Panama Canal Expansion Observation Center in Gatun and enjoy lunch there. Return to Panama city and visit the Canal Museum and watch the movements of ships in the locks.
Day 3: Pearl Islands, Panama
Early morning sailing to Pearl Islands – Panama. Early morning arrival in Pearl Islands. Morning swimming and snorkeling. Late evening sailing to Playa Muerto. Overnight at anchor.
Day 4: Playa Muerto - Darrien Jungle, Panama
Optional excursion in the Darrien National park. We are then welcomed by Embera Indians, one of the 7 indigenous groups living in Panama. They are proud and very friendly and known for their beautiful handicrafts and well preserved traditions. Afternoon sailing to Cebaco Island – Overnight at sea.
Day 5: Caleta Caiman/ Restingue Island - Cebaco Island, Panama
Morning arrival in Caleta Caiman/ Restingue Island for an amazing swimming and snorkeling experience in this little paradise island. Around noon we will to nearby Cebaco Island. Beach BBQ and time to swim and enjoy the beautiful beach. Early afternoon, sailing to Golfo Dulce, Golfito. Overnight at sea.
Day 6: Golfito - Casa Orquideas - Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
We reach Golfito in the early morning for immigration procedures before continuing our sailing to nearby Casa Orquideas where we anchor. Optional excursion in Casa Orquideas, a beautiful flowers sanctuary. Visit of extensive and very well kept grounds. Time to swim at the end of the visit. We then sail across the Bay to Puerto Jimenez while having a BBQ on deck. We reach Puerto Jimenez early in the afternoon. Optional Osa Peninsula excursion. The park is part of one of the biological corridors leading to the Corcovado National Park and offers the opportunity for a smooth walk in secondary forest and interaction with endemic animal life. Overnight at sea to Quepos.
Day 7: Quepos - Playa Biesanz, Costa Rica
Morning arrival in Quepos and transfer to the MANUEL ANTONIO RESERVE, for your morning Optional Excursion, one of the highlights of the cruise. After lunch you can take one of the optional Forest Canopy excursion. Afternoon sailing to nearby Playa Biesanz. Playa Bisanz afternoon swim. (Savegre River or Forest Canopy tour excursion participants rejoin the ship in Playa Biesanz). Tropical Farewell evening with dinner and party. Late evening sailing to Puerto Caldera.
Day 8: Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica
Arrival in Puerto Caldera Port 08:00- Disembarkation 9:00 to 10:00am.
S/C Panorama I Ship Specifications & Deck Plan
Rebuilt: 2008 and remodeling in 2014
Length: 54.00 meters
Breadth: 12.00 meters
Draft: 5.00 meters
Crew: 16 - 18 persons
Cruising speed: 11.00 knots
Cabins sizes range from (118-260sq. ft.)
The Panorama is a 3 masted motor sailer to cruiser which can accommodate up to 49 passengers in 24 cabins. The Panorama was launched in 1993 and was rebuilt in 2001. The public areas and cabins were renovated in 2014.This state of the art sail cruiser has performed several Atlantic Ocean crossings, from the Seychelles to Monte Carlo and from the Black Sea to Cuba. It offers the highest standard of accommodation, comfort and safety. During the day, life on board centers around the outdoor areas including the 2 bars and the sun deck. In the evening you can relax in one of the ship’s two lounges or the library, and enjoy a drink while listening to music. The swimming platform on PANORAMA’s stern enables you to swim when weather and anchorage conditions permit.
The PANORAMA’s cabins are located on 3 decks and are finished with wooden furniture and light fabrics. Cabins on the Upper and main decks are equipped with windows while cabins on the lower deck have portholes. The fully equipped bathrooms are finished with marble. All cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone (for internal use), hair- dryers, mini-fridge, central music, public address system and safe boxes, and have an average size of 12 m2.
Category A cabins: Upper Deck or Main Deck - 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin
The Category A cabins are located on the Upper Deck or on the Main Deck and have large windows enabling a breathtaking view or the areas you are cruising in. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equipped bathrooms are finished with marble.
Category B cabins: Lower Deck - 2 Lower Beds
The Category B cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equipped bathrooms are finished with marble.
Category C cabins: Lower Deck - 1 Double Bed Cabin
The Category C cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equipped bathrooms are finished with marble.
The lounge is situated on the main deck and has a library where you can enjoy a book and look through the floor to roof windows.
During the day life on board centers around the outdoor areas, the sun deck and the shaded exterior deck on the aft of the Panorama.
Upper Deck Bar Lounge area:
The classy spacious indoor and outdoor bar lounge area is located on the Upper Deck and is surrounded by large windows providing beautiful views and is ideal to relax in the evening.
The spacious dining room is surrounded by large windows providing beautiful views and accommodates all guests in one seating.
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