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Best Single Travel

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm

10:00am - 3:00pm

** Arizona Time **

14-Days Panama Canal Singles Cruise
From Los Angeles to Miami
November 3 - November 17, 2018 

Crossing the Panama Canal is more than a journey - it is a rite of passage. Rolling hills, high mountains and riverbeds are just part of the gorgeous landscape you can explore when sightseeing in Costa Rica. Stroll along charming cobblestone streets in the colonial city of Antigua in Puerto Quetzal. And when you arrive in Cartagena, make sure you visit the largest Spanish fort in the New World - San Felipe de Barajas ¬- built in the 17th century.

Panama Canal Singles Cruise Daily Itinerary

Cruise Day 1: Los Angeles, California (Saturday: November 3, 2018 / Embark 4:00pm)
los angelesLos Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city and the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. On Hollywood Boulevard, TCL Chinese Theatre displays celebrities’ hand- and footprints, the Walk of Fame honors thousands of luminaries and vendors sell maps to stars’ homes.
Board the NCL Bliss from 11:00am to 2:00pm


norwegian blissCruise Day 2: Day at Sea (Sunday: November 4, 2018)
Relax on our first day at sea as we have lots of fun shore excursions planned. Enjoy all the amenities of the Norwegian Bliss plus the onboard singles activities.


Cruise Day 3: Day at Sea (Monday: November 5, 2018)
If you have a passion for food, wine, and spirits - the Norwegian Bliss has a menu of activities you're sure to love. Experience just how robust life at sea can be.


Cruise Day 4: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (Monday: November 5, 2018 / 8:00am-5:00pm)
Puerto VallartaPuerto Vallarta is a resort town on Mexico’s Pacific coast, in Jalisco state. It is known for its beaches, water sports and nightlife scene. Its cobblestone center is home to the ornate Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe church, boutique shops and a range of restaurants and bars. El Malecón is a beach-side promenade with contemporary sculptures, as well as bars, lounges and nightclubs.
Included Shore Excursion: Puerto Vallarta City Tour & Shopping
This city tour is perfect for both first timers and regular visitors as we visit the traditional areas of Vallarta’s downtown and around the old town. We will visit all the main sights of Puerto Vallarta's main square including the historical church and see a traditional silver shop and tile factory with artisans onsite. The "Flea Market" is a shop-a-holic's dream, literally dozens and dozens of stores all in one place. You'll find tequila tastingssilver, pottery, clothing, leather goods, toys, paper machè figures, stuffed frogs, and of course, T-shirts galore. Then we take a short drive out to Mismaloya, remembered for being the setting for the famous movie "Night of the Iguana" with Richard Burton, stop at a local hacienda for a taste of Mexico's favorite drink, tequila, and take lunch at the beautiful riverside restaurant Chico's Paradise (optional). Stop at a tequila factory, where we will learn about the process by which tequila is made, how to drink tequila like a Mexican, and have a chance to taste different varieties you never knew existed.

Cruise Day 5: Manzanillo, Mexico (Wednesday: November 7, 2018 /7:00am - 2:00pm)
Manzanillo is a Pacific Ocean port city and resort in the Mexican state of Colima. It's the site of 2 bays, Bahía de Manzanillo and Bahía de Santiago. The latter is known for beaches like Playa La Audiencia, with calm surf for water sports. The waters off the coast have numerous coral reefs, shipwrecks and other dive sites. With a high concentration of marlin, the area is also known for deep-sea sportfishing.
Included Shore Excursion: Turtles   - Drive south through the local countryside to Cuyutlan.  At the beach, visit the Ecological Turtle camp that helps to preserve endangered species. Learn about the iguanas and sea turtles that come every season to our coast line.  If you're lucky, and it's the right season, you may even be able to release baby turtles to start their lives in the sea.

Cruise Day 6: Day at Sea (Thursday: November 8, 2018)
If you're passionate about having fun, the Norwegian Bliss has lots of activities designed to keep us on our toes and challenge our competitive spirit.


Cruise Day 7: Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala (Friday: November 9, 2018 /12:00pm - 7:00pm)
AntiguaPuerto Quetzal is Guatemala's largest Pacific Ocean port. It is your starting point for one of Guatemala’s most popular destinations, the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Antigua. Volcanic Lake Atitlán (Lago de Atitlán) and the well-preserved Mayan ruins of Tikal, in northern Guatemala, can also be seen on a day tour from the port.
Included Shore Excursion: Tour The Best of Antigua Guatemala
Antigua is among the world's best conserved Colonial cities, it is a magic and captivating small town that will makes us feel time might have stopped some 300 years ago. Experience the splendors of ancient time by strolling along charming cobblestone city streets to visit Central Park, where the Cathedral and Government Palace are located, the Church and Convent of La Merced and the unique Hotel-Museum Casa Santo Domingo. Our knowledgeable guide will provide us with relevant information. An included lunch will be served at Casa Santo Domingo.

On the return to our ship, enjoy the scenery, including great views of the Agua and Fuego (Water and Fire) Volcanoes.


Cruise Day 8: Day at Sea (Saturday: November 10, 2018)
If you have a passion for all things "wellness," the Norwegian Bliss has designed a collection of activities to rejuvenate you-inside and out. Spend your day relaxing at the pool or check out one of spa specials.


Cruise Day 9: Puntarenas, Costa Rica (Sunday: November 11, 2018 / 8:00am - 6:00pm)
Puntarenas is a port town on Costa Rica’s Gulf of Nicoya. Its Casa de la Cultura is a cultural center with a theater and art gallery. On the main boulevard, Paseo de los Turistas, Parque Marino del Pacífico includes an aquarium and rescue center with seahorses, turtles and crocodiles. The town beach, Playa Puntarenas, is backed by shops and cafes. Southeast of town, Playa Doña Ana is a beach known for strong surf.

Cruise Day 10: Day at Sea (Monday: November 12, 2018)
If you're passionate about energizing your gray matter, while having fun, discover an assortment of onboard activities designed to spark your intellectual curiosity.


Cruise Day 11: Daylight Transit Panama Canal (Tuesday: November 13, 2018 )
The Panama Canal is an artificial 48-mile waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean. The canal cuts across the Isthmus of Panama and is a key conduit for international maritime trade.


Cruise Day 12: Cartagena, Colombia (Wednesday: November 14, 2018 / 8:00am - 3:00pm)
Cartagena is a port city on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. By the sea is the walled Old Town, founded in the 16th century, with squares, cobblestone streets and colorful colonial buildings. The Bazurto market is a traditional market offering fish, meat, fruit, clothing and is as important in Cartagena as the La Popa Convent or the Castle of San Felipe.
Included Shore Excursion: City and Bazurto Market Tour plus Salsa - Cartagena's center is flat and relatively small.. making it the perfect city for a walking tour. See the real Cartagena and meet enigmatic locals whilst soaking up the history and exploring the beautiful Old City streets. We will stroll the streets of Cartagena, soaking up history and viewing the multi-colored pastel balconies jutting out along the narrow streets, the coral-stone foundations and Moorish-columned buildings. Then  we will walk through a maze of alleys, where our tour guide will introduce us to all kinds of fruit, herbs, vegetables, fish, seafood and meat. There is also a spice market and natural healing pharmacies.
Music and dance is inextricably interwoven into the life of the people of Cartagena and Salsa dancing is an essential part of any trip to this amazing city. So tune in to the rhythms of the Latin coast and gain a fuller appreciation for the history and culture of the region, with our dance lesson in Cartagena.


Cruise Day 13: Day at Sea (Thursday: November 15, 2018)
We have had a busy few days. Today let's enjoy all the amenities of our cruise ship, the Norwegian Bliss.


Cruise Day 14: Day at Sea (Friday: November 16, 2018)
Relax and admire all the great photos you have taken as we enjoy our final day at sea.

Cruise Day 15: Miami, Florida (Saturday: November 17, 2018 / Disembark 8:00am )
Miami is an international city at Florida's southeastern tip. Its Cuban influence is reflected in the cafes and cigar shops that line Calle Ocho in Little Havana. On barrier islands across the turquoise waters of Biscayne Bay is Miami Beach, home to South Beach. This glamorous neighborhood is famed for its colorful art deco buildings, white sand, surfside hotels and trendsetting nightclubs.


Singles Cruise Pricing

Inside Cabin
Interior staterooms are an excellent value. These spacious staterooms have no window which is great if you like to sleep late!

Ocean View
The large picture window will delight you and provides an excellent view of the ocean and all destinations!
* Some oceanview cabins have obstructed views

Private Balcony
Enjoy the scenic views from your own private balcony. Most balcony staterooms also have a separate sitting area.

I will share a cabin with a friend or use the Singles Cruise Match Program
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14- Days Panama Canal Singles Cruise

Full payment is due 90 days prior to sailing. (So if paying within 90 days please pay full amount).

If you would like a shared cabin and are booking 90 days prior to sailing we guarantee you a roommate match. If you are booking within 90 days of sailing we will confirm a roommate within 24 hours.

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