Amazon Holiday with Oceania Cruises
Price: $10,099CAD Per Person
(Fares are per person, based on double occupancy, and reflect all savings. Cruise-related government fees and taxes are included. Checked baggage fees may apply. Cabin category: B3 Verandah)
Departure Date: December 18, 2022
Arrival Date: January 8, 2023
Photo: afternoon tea
With OLife Choice*, our limited-time inclusive package, enjoy 2 for 1 Cruise Fares, Roundtrip Airfare, and Airport Transfers* plus choose one:
- Free - 8 Shore Excursions
- Free - Beverage Package
- Free - US$800 Shipboard Credit
- Amenities are per stateroom
The finest cuisine at Sea™
An unrivaled commitment to sourcing only the finest ingredients worldwide. Talented and innovative chefs selected from the world’s best restaurants. The impressive ratio of culinary staff to guests enables each dish to be created à la minute. Spacious galleys featuring the finest culinary equipment typically found in Michelin-starred restaurants. The first dedicated hands-on cooking school at sea
- Destination-intensive itineraries ranging from 7 to 180 days
- Overnight and extended stays in many ports allow for in-depth exploration and easygoing touring
- A refreshing mix of popular destinations, boutique ports and seaside villages
- The ultimate in destination explorations, including Culinary Discovery Tours™, Food & Wine Trails tours, Wellness Discovery Tours by Aquamar, and new Go Local Tours
- Enjoy cocktails, dinners ashore or full-day excursions with late evening departures on many voyages. In-depth, enriching, and insightful Culinary Discovery Tours™
Photo: Red Ginger restaurant
Intimate & luxurious ships
Luxurious, residential-style interiors with furnishings from Ralph Lauren Home, Baker, Donghia, Kravet, Jofa, and Lalique. Extensive and eclectic art collection featuring thousands of rare and museum-quality pieces. The revolutionary Tranquility Bed – custom-made in Italy. 1,000 thread count Egyptian cotton linens and goose-down pillows
Spacious suites & staterooms
- State-of-the-art fitness center and complimentary fitness classes
- More than two crew members for every three guests – one of the best staff-to-guest ratios in the hospitality industry
- Butler service for all suites
Photo: Marina Verandah stateroom
- Free shuttle service from port to city center in many ports of call
- Free specialty restaurants
- Free shore excursions+
- Free beverage package+
- Free shipboard credit+
- Free Internet
- Free soft drinks, cappuccino, espresso, teas and juices
- Free still & sparkling Vero Water
- Free room service dining 24 hours a day
- Free launderette
- Free and unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace++
Photo: Map of the journey
Marina Miami - Rio 21 days
December 18: Miami, Florida, United States Embark
People-watchers will enjoy South Beach's Ocean Drive, while architecture buffs will love the Art Deco District. If you're looking for something a bit different, there are world-class museums and shopping venues too. In Miami, there really is something for everyone. Shore excursions on the first and last day of a cruise are only available for guests who are combining back-to-back voyages to create a longer cruise. Those guests may organize custom tours through the Destination Services Desk on board.
December 19-20: Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
December 21: Philipsburg, St. Maarten
Snorkel amidst the exotic fish and majestic coral reefs in the undersea world of Shipwreck Cove. Egrets, plovers, pelicans and herons are among the wildlife found via kayak tours of the beautiful saltwater lagoons. Discover the dazzling colors of hundreds of butterflies on the ever-popular Butterfly Farm. With a little training from local sailing professionals, you can even navigate a race on an America's Cup course onboard the world-renowned sailboat, Stars and Stripes.
December 22: Castries, St. Lucia
Explore this lush, beautiful island and its bustling capital. Visit the historic La Toc Battery, see banana plantations, and watch silk screening at Bagshaws. Venture south to Soufriere at the base of the Piton peaks and see the unique gingerbread architecture of the marketplace. Take a bike ride through the rain forest to a lovely waterfall, kayak in the deep blue Caribbean, snorkel or dive to spectacular reefs.
December 23-24: Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
December 25: Cruising the Amazon River
December 26: Santarem (Amazon River), Brazil
See the bustling waterfront, the cathedral, the museum and the famed “Meeting of the Waters” at the confluence of the Tapajos and Amazon rivers. Or see the rivers converge from a boat on the way to Maica Lake, while looking for rare Amazon pink dolphins. Travel into the nearby countryside and take a walk along a fascinating Amazon jungle trail.
December 27: Parintins (Amazon River), Brazil
Visit this isolated island town, steeped in Indian culture, in the middle of the Amazon River. Its stadium has become the focus of the Boi Bumba Festival, an annual event similar to Carnival. Witness an exclusive performance of this Amazonian folklore story.
December 28-29: Manaus (Amazon River), Brazil
Visit the famed Manaus Opera House. See the old mansions and the Indian Museum, featuring artifacts that chronicle the heritage of the region’s tribes. Journey into the jungle and trek along a rainforest trail. Take a riverboat to the “Meeting of the Waters,” where the dark, clear Rio Negro and the muddy, yellow Rio Solimões join to form the mighty Amazon.
December 30-31: Cruising the Amazon River
January 1-2: Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
January 3: Recife, Brazil
Discover colonial Brazil in Recife and nearby Olinda and step back in time along narrow, winding streets amid meticulously restored homes, churches and lovely plazas. Admire the scenic views from the Malakoff Tower and Olinda's hilltop plaza. Visit the old Dutch fort, the Jewish Historic Archive and a local artist in his workshop and gallery.
January 4: Maceió, Brazil
Wrapped around a sparkling lagoon that links up with the sea, Maceió is a modern tourist destination with a reverence for its Portuguese colonial past. Spot architectural jewels including the stunning blue-and-white-tiled Bom Jesus dos Martírios church and take in a sweeping panorama of the city from the São Gonçalo Belvedere. For an authentic keepsake, select among a rainbow of rendas, traditional lacework evocative of fish netting that has been dyed in tropical colors. It’s no surprise that in Maceió water activities reign supreme, including a catamaran cruise over the Mundaú Lagoon to a secluded beach for the ultimate respite under the sun.
January 5: Salvador, Brazil
Enjoy this marvelous colonial city atop a bluff where Portuguese and African heritage blends seamlessly. Visit the beautiful cathedral and bustling market and savor the breathtaking views over the bay and ocean. See the beaches and stroll through the narrow streets of the Pelourinho with its colonial architecture and African culture.
January 6: Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
January 7: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Enjoy a scenic cable car ride to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain for its renowned view. Ride the cog railway through dense forest to Corcovado. Visit the lush botanical gardens, see famed Ipanema and Copacabana beaches and take in a thrilling samba show.
January 8: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Disembark
Shore excursions on the first and last day of a cruise are only available for guests who are combining back-to-back voyages to create a longer cruise. Those guests may organize custom tours through the Destination Services Desk on board.