In between grand adventures, quiet moments with Windstar Cruises will transform your view of Central America.
Few experiences in life measure up to transiting the Panama Canal. Yet when you experience this modern world wonder with Windstar Cruises, it’s marked with a sense of intimacy — with different vantage points and thoughtful insights from an expert narrator.
On this voyage, you’ll mark off other must-do moments like a guided nature walk through Manuel Antonio National Park — Costa Rica’s celebrated ecosystem where wildlife-rich jungles meet a long stretch of pure white sands. In Balboa, Panama, journey into the 55,000-acre Soberania National Park to ride an aerial tram and capture 360-degree views of where the Chagres River flows into the Panama Canal.
In between those big adventures are stiller moments. Keep your eyes open for wild monkeys and sloths hanging around Finca Kobo, a Costa Rica plantation where you’ll learn the Mayan history of cacao farming. In Panama, the wild shores of Gatun Lake feel a world away from Colón. Here, members of the Embera tribe welcome you, passing along ancient tales, sharing natively sourced cuisine of fish and plantains, and teaching you their traditional arts.
Your ship is your sanctuary with fine dining at Amphora and deluxe staterooms. Explore the waters around you from the Watersports Platform, with unlimited use of stand-up paddleboards, kayaking and snorkeling gear. Zip aboard a Zodiac, which promises access to remote shores that larger ships cannot reach. And when you return to your ship, bubbling over with stories from your day, you’ll have the privilege of gathering in relaxed spaces with other like-minded travelers as night settles with a hush.
With Windstar Cruises, small ships immerse you in great world wonders and quieter discoveries. Select your Central America voyage or contact us to learn more about journeys in French Polynesia and the Mediterranean.
COSTA RICA & PANAMA CANAL
Star Pride, Wind Star
7-NIGHT ITINERARY*: Colón (Panama), Panama Canal, Balboa, Isla Parida, Golfo Dulce (Puerto Jimenez), Quepos, Puerto Caldera (Costa Rica)
OCEAN VIEW Stateroom from $2199
DELUXE OCEAN VIEW Stateroom from $2299
Select travel dates 12/7/19 – 3/7/20
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Photo: Costa Rica