Ports of Call
Day 1, Tue, November 7, 2023
Miami moves to a rhythm all its own— from the sun-drenched beaches to a diverse blend of cultures. Indulge in the glitzy chic of Miami Beach and explore Little Havana’s deep-rooted Cuban heritage. Unwind on Key Biscayne’s serene shorelines, pedal along Ocean Drive or paddle a kayak through Oleta River State Park’s winding mangrove channels. Head to Coconut Grove to take in the Bohemian vibe. Tour the Vizcaya estate’s Renaissance-inspired gardens. Miami cruises give guests the opportunity to check out the Perez Art Museum’s contemporary collections. Whether it’s deep-sea fishing, Art Deco architecture, world-class cuisine or endless nightlife, adventure shines bright in The Magic City.
Royal Caribbean's Guide to Miami.
Day 2, Wed, November 8, 2023
Our vessel stretches her sea legs as we travel around the Keys towards the Caribbean Sea. We'll have a mix of settling into our new floating home and group-specific onboard activities to get acquainted. This is also a good time for watch for flying fish and "strange moments" in the Bermuda Triangle.
Day 3, Thu, November 9, 2023
Docked: 7:00AM to 4:00PM
Our first stop is the most familiar: Cozumel. Many of us have been here before, but it's always a pleasant place for a walk into town, an encounter with dolphins (or manatees!), or as a jumping off point for Mayan ruins.
Royal Caribbean's Guide to Cozumel.
Day 4, Fri, Nov 10, 2023
GEORGETOWN, GRAND CAYMAN
Tendered: 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Our third country in four days, Grand Cayman is our only tender port on this journey. Famous for SCUBA diving, stingray encounters, and a place called "Hell," you'll find something new and exciting here. We may organize a group hiking tour to one of the island's nature areas if there's interest.
Day 5, Sat, Nov 11, 2023
As we sail towards Panama and the canal, relax with a game of pool—or IN a pool or hot tub. We're just hitting our stride. First run movies are available in the dedicated movie theater (and on deck at night), and expert guides will give us presentations on how the Panama Canal was constructed and what it meant for marine navigation worldwide.
Day 6, Sun, Nov 12, 2023
Docked: 7:00AM to 3:00PM
Sunday in Cartagena is a special day, as most of the tourist crowds are gone, but the shops, market and restaurants remain open. Have a morning stroll around this historic walled city, enjoy a sidewalk lunch on a colorful side street, and enjoy your time in South America.
Day 7, Monday, Nov 13, 2023
THE PANAMA CANAL
Our vessel is the maximum allowed size to fit through the original canal, and we'll take up every bit of space to do so. Enjoy a vantage from the deck or your own private balcony as electric mules guide us through one of humanity's greatest engineering achievements. Scan the lakes for alligators and other wildlife, and experience the highest elevation this ship will ever see—85 feet above sea level. Our ship is perfectly designed for such as crossing with ample space on deck and plenty of indoor seating with a commanding view.
Day 8, Tue, Nov 14, 2023
Our vessel heads north through the Pacific. As we reflect on our experiences in the comfort of our floating home, we'll take time to watch as we pass active volcanoes off the coast of Guatemala. The sea looks different, and your cabin now gets either a stunning sunrise or sunset, depending on location. You have entered your fourth and final time zone, after experiencing three 25 hour days.
Day 9, Wed, November 15, 2023
PUNTARENAS, COSTA RICA
Docked: 7:00AM to 4:00PM
Beach or jungle? It's your choice as we dock in one of the few countries in the world without a standing military force. The diversity of Costa Rica's wildlife is matched only by the friendliness of its people. Head into the rainforest or enjoy fresh fish where the local's dine on the beach. It's all your choice.
Day 10, Thu, Nov 16, 2023
As a perk of sailing with a group, we'll have access to a conference room with large, forward-facing windows where we'll have lectures, games, and any other group activity we'd like to do in private.
Day 11, Fri, November 17, 2023
SANTA CRUZ HUATULCO, MEXICO
Docked: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
We're back in Mexico, but in contrast to Cozumel, this is Oaxaca where the jungle reigns. We'll be near enough to the Sierra Madres for a tour, but don't worry—you won't need any stinking badges (or badgers). This is a great port for a lengthy tour to see some of REAL Mexico, well away from any border.
Day 12-14, Sat-Mon, Nov 18-20, 2023
We have visited two continents, seven countries, and four time zones—time to truly relax. We'll have three days at sea to reflect on our voyage, share photos, and just enjoy the views as we sail past Baja and on towards California. Sleep in, try things you haven't tried before, and work on some personal projects.
Day 15, Tue, Nov 21, 2023
LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA
We're back in the United States, where some of us are already home. Others will head straight to the airport, and some of us will take a side trip to the famed La Brea Tar Pits, where we'll wander amongst the remains of thousands of extinct creatures.