Baja and Costa Rica Discovery

14 Days
San Diego to San Jose
From (AUD)
$ 16,895
$ 16,141
Dates & Pricing

2022 San Diego > San Jose

The wonders of Latin America

Baja, the world’s second-longest peninsula, boasts a coastline that is majestic and wildly untamed with stunning vistas at every turn. You are invited to sip your favourite cocktails and watch the sun disappear into the Pacific as you cruise this magnificent coast.
In the distance, Mexico and Costa Rica await as you set sail from San Diego, down the coastline to Latin America. Soak in the views of the rugged tropical mountains, endemic wildlife, cobblestone streets and breath-taking seaside of the Mexican Riviera. Observe the rich marine wildlife of playful sea lions, dolphins, tortoises and dozens of species of fish that will leave you spellbound.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
101C
Duration:
14 days
Departure City:
San Diego
Return City:
San Jose

Selected Itinerary

14 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - San Diego, CA

    Welcome to San Diego, known for its beaches, magnificent coastline and bustling city lifestyle. The world of wonder awaits as you step on board Scenic Eclipse and raise your glass to toast the start of your luxurious cruise.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - At Sea

    With so many choices on board you will be surprised how quickly time passes on board. Choose one of the daily activities, join an entertaining discussion in the theatre, or make time for your own fitness regime.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - At Sea

    Enjoy your time on board at leisure. Try a game of bridge or canasta in the Observatory Lounge or take some time out to relax in the Senses Spa.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - La Paz

    The capital of Baja California Sur, La Paz is known for its old-world charm and laid-back atmosphere. Stroll along the seafront promenade and sample the culinary delights of Plaza Constitución, home to delicious restaurants and picturesque bars. Explore historic museums known for their authentic Mexican art and international exhibits or go in search of marine wildlife including sea lions and whales.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Isla Cerralvo

    Isla Cerralvo, also known as Jacques Cousteau Island, is surrounded by an abundance of marine life, swordfish grippers and marlin flourish in these waters making it a prime location for big game fishing. Relax and take in the idyllic atmosphere of azure waters, picturesque sunsets and some of Mexico's best diving spots. It's no wonder Isla Cerralvo is known as the “the world’s aquarium” for its rich marine life.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - At Sea

    Enjoy a relaxed day at sea on board Scenic Eclipse. There is ample time to rejuvenate and a plethora of venues to explore.  Choose a class in one of the fitness spaces or relax in one of the therapy lounges in the Senses Spa.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - At Sea

    Spend the day at leisure exploring the various amenities of your luxurious Discovery Yacht. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Huatulco, Oaxaca

    Uncover one of Mexico's best kept secrets, Huatulco. Get a glimpse into the rich heritage of the south-eastern region of Oaxaca with 16 different indigenous groups calling this land home, and each with their own distinct foods, culture and customs. Spot an abundance of wildlife at Huatulco National Park where around 300 bird species, 87 types of amphibian and reptile flourish in this unique ecosystem. Sit back and relax on the stunning shores of Bahía de Cacaluta, Considered a tropical oasis for its pristine sand and turquoise waters.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - At Sea

    Today, take the time to explore the many excellent on board dining experiences or take in the sea views with a drink in hand from your private verandah. The day is yours to unwind at your own pace on board.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Puerto Quetzal

    Named after Guatemala's national bird, Puerto Quetzal offers you the opportunity to explore the untouched countryside of the Central American nation. Puerto Quetzal is the gateway UNESCO-listed colonial capital of Antigua, located 1,500m above sea level and famed for its Spanish colonial buildings including the infamous baroque La Merced church. Explore coffee plantations and the infamous volcanoes that shaped the landscape throughout the region's history.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Acajutla

    A stone's throw away from San Salvador, the Pacific coast port of Acajutla offers quiet beaches and pristine waters. The stunning beach of Los Cabanos draws visitors looking to soak up the sun and relax on the shores of paradise. Explore the volcano that led to the region being known as “Lighthouse of the Pacific” or uncover national parks with amazing views of Coatepeque Lake. Discover untouched archaeological delights such as the ruins of Tazumal ,showcasing some of the finest Mayan ruins in El Salvador, dating back to 100 AD.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Corinto

    Known for its untouched beaches and tropical surroundings, Corinto is a coastal town on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua. Be charmed by its colonial churches, quaint stores and towering landscapes. This untouched city is home to volcanoes, lakes and rainforests – a naturalist’s paradise. Corinto provides access to Leon, one of the country's most visited cities, Known for its baroque and neoclassical architecture.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Bahia Culebra (Marina Papagayo)

    Located north of the Gulf of Papagayo, Bahia CulebraiIs famed for its pristine beaches, calm waters and top-rated scuba diving. Admire Costa Rica’s vast natural beauty at surrounding national park where iguanas, deer and white-faced monkeys roam. The region is home to 115 species of mammals. Uncover the historical foundation of Jícaro Valley at Museo de Guanacaste, hosting the finest Mesoamerican artifacts dating back to 800-900 A.D.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Puerto Caldera

    Your cruise ends this morning in Puerto Caldera as you farewell your crew. Disembark after breakfast and transfer to San José airport for your flight homeward.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the cruise will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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