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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. Join Best Single Travel on this once in a lifetime cruise from sea to shining sea.  Fly over the beautiful rainforests in Costa Rica; stroll along the charming cobblestone streets in colonial Antigua, taste the flavours of Cartagena and shop the markets of Mexico on our hosted Panamal Canal singles cruise.

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Panama Canal Singles Cruise Daily Itinerary

Cruise Day 1: Los Angeles, CA (Saturday: November 3, 2018 / Depart 4:00pm)
Panama Canal Singles Cruise MapLos Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city and the center of the nation’s film and television industry. The World Cruise Center is located in San Pedro, approximately 18 miles south of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), 25 miles south of downtown Los Angeles and 10 miles  west of Long Beach, with easy freeway access from both directions.
Board the NCL Bliss from 11:00am to 2:00pm
- Meet and greet every night with your singles cruise host and fellow travelers. Don't miss tonight's informational meeting!


norwegian blissCruise Day 2: Day at Sea (Sunday: November 4, 2018)
Relax on our first days at sea as we have lots of fun shore excursions planned. Enjoy all the amenities of the Norwegian Bliss plus the onboard singles activities. Custom-built for the spectacular, Norwegian Bliss features an incredible 180-degree Observation Lounge for us to soak in every stunning moment.

Cruise Day 3: Cabo San Lucas  (Monday: November 5, 2018 / 12:00pm - 9:00pm)
Cabo San Lucas, a resort city on the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula, is known for its beaches, water-based activities and nightlife. Playa El Médano is Cabo’s main beach, with outdoor restaurants and numerous bars. Past the marina is Land's End promontory, site of Playa del Amor (Lover's Beach) and El Arco, a natural archway in the sea cliffs.
Cabos San LucanIncluded Shore Excursion: City Tour + Glass Bottom Boat Ride (2:00pm - 5:00pm) Take an exploration of Land's End, the most famous landmark in Cabo San Lucas, and the heart and soul of Cabo, the thriving Marina boardwalk. We will have opportunities for shopping in the local area, and discover the famous Mexican drink, Tequila. Sample different varieties of this famous liquor, learn about how it is made, and learn the "right way" to drink it (no lime or salt necessary). 
The adventure is only beginning however, as we board a typical glass bottom boat and cruise to Land's End, where the Pacific Ocean meets the Sea of Cortez. Get your camera ready to take some amazing pictures of The Arch, the Sea Lion Colony, Pelican Rock, and the most photographed beach in Cabo San Lucas, the immortal Lovers Beach. At this point you can choose to stay on the beach and relax and swim if you prefer or you can return to the marina with the tour - your choice! A perfect quick introduction to Cabo.


Cruise Day 4: Mazatlan, Mexico (Monday: November 5, 2018 / 8:00am - 5:00pm)
Where the Sea of Cortez meets the Pacific Ocean, Mazatlan is the largest seaport between Los Angeles and the Panama Canal. Mazatlan combines sun and beach with the architectural richness of its historic downtown. Sandy beaches line its 13 mile malecón (boardwalk), and the area is renowned for big-game fishing. The city carries the tagline "Pearl of the Pacific" to reflect its thriving shrimp and fish export industry.
Included Shore Excursion: Stone Island (5 hours) - Stone Island is Mazatlán’s most popular daytime destination. To get to the Banana Boatisland we board a catamaran for our one-hour cruise of the bay and enjoy staggering views of Mazatlan city. We'll see the Mexican Navy fleet, the famous Pacifico brewery, and we might see the sea lions gathering on sea lion rock.
Upon arrival at Stone Island, the tractor-pulled carts will escort us through a cozy fishing village to the beach area. The quiet sea, the fine texture of the sand and the beautiful natural landscapes help to leave behind everyday stress. Spend 3 hours on the beach, to swim, do activities, explore, work on your tan, or just drink at the always-open bar! Have lunch at an oceanside restaurant, choosing from Smoked Fish, Charcoal Chicken, Fish Fillet, Chicken Fillet, Quesadillas, Burritos, Veggie Plates, or a Combo Plate. 
Included in your day are any two of the following activities: Horseback Riding - Snorkeling - Banana Boat Ride - Kayaking - Horse Cart Tour - Boogie Boarding

Cruise Day 5: Day at Sea (Wednesday: November 7, 2018)

Enjoy our second day at sea with lots of activities to chose from including exclusive the singles activities that your host has planned. 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 6: Day at Sea (Thursday: November 8, 2018)
Jersey BoysIf you're passionate about having fun, the Norwegian Bliss and Best Single Travel has lots of activities designed to keep us on our toes and challenge our competitive spirit. 
Top off spectacular days with legendary nights aboard Norwegian Bliss. Spend an evening in a swinging speakeasy on the eve of Prohibition. Perfect your dance moves and clear your pipes as you go on an incredible audible journey with The Four Seasons in a Tony Award®-winning musical. Fans of the Beatles shouldn’t miss a night rocking out in the famous Liverpool nightclub where the band played. Which will be your soundtrack to an unforgettable night?


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. 
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. Our knowledgeable guide will provide us with relevant information as we stroll along.
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)
birds tarcolesPuntarenas 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.
Included Shore Excursion: Rainforest Expedition by Tram and Boat - Created to Rain Forest Aerial Tram Pacificraise the world's attention to the importance of tropical forests, the Rain Forest Aerial Tram - Pacific allows us the chance to discover the hidden secrets and hanging gardens of the Transitional Tropical rainforest. Covering 222 acres of forest, this property offers not only one of the most interesting and exuberant forests in the Americas, but also showcases small waterfalls and scenic views of the Pacific Coast.
We will visit the Butterfly Garden to learn about their colorful wings and habitat, following is a stop at the Medicinal Plants Garden and then we stroll into the Terrariums to see the amphibians and reptiles.
Trcoles River tourAfter the Tram we will continue to Tárcoles River for our boat tour.  The area is surrounded by mangroves and located in a transitional forest, where literally hundreds of different kinds of mammals, birds and reptiles flourish. This is a nesting site for the Scarlet Macaw and large colonies of crocodiles – some measuring up to 23 feet in length. The area is also home to 250 species of birds, such as the tanagers, flycatchers, trogons, orioles and hummingbirds.


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.

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Cruise Day 11: Daylight Transit Panama Canal (Tuesday: November 13, 2018 )
Few experiences can match today's, a cruise from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic through one of the greatest man-made wonders of the world, the Panama Canal. Marvel at this incredible feat of engineering as we cruise the 48 miles of man-made waterway through the narrow isthmus of Panama. Experience firsthand the mighty locks that raise and lower our ocean-going vessel 85 feet using no other power than the force of gravity.


Cruise Day 12: Cartagena, Colombia (Wednesday: November 14, 2018 / 8:00am - 3:00pm)
Cartagena ColombiaCartagena 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 Cartagena Ladycenter 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.


NCL BlissCruise Day 13: Day at Sea (Thursday: 15, 2018)
We have had a busy few days, seen some interesting sights and maybe even learned a new dance step. Today we get to enjoy all the amenities of our cruise ship, the Norwegian Bliss with our singles cruise host and new friends.
Cruise Day 14: Day at Sea (Friday: 16, 2018)
Sad to say but today is our final day at sea, so sleep late, relax, enjoy the pool, join a singles group activity and admire all the photos everyone has taken throughout. Tonight we get to share our farewell dinner together before it is time to pack and say goodnight.

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
Cabin TypeDepositFull Payment


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- $3600.13


- $3864.13
Best Single Travel provides roommate matching to our clients who confirm their reservations at least 70 days before departure.
Amounts are per-person in US Dollars and Include Taxes and Port Charges

I want my own cabin
Cabin TypeDepositFull Payment


- $3845.13


sold out


- $5443.13


- $6243.13
Amounts are per-person in US Dollars and Include Taxes and Port Charges

*Prices are Not Guaranteed Until Booked.

Pre-Night Hotel Package
1-Night Crown Plaza Hotel - Breakfast - Cruise Transfer
$155 - Share / $295 - Single