16 night

Panama Canal Westbound Cruise

Leaving from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on the Vision of the Seas. Select Sail Date

Cruising Itinerary

Day 1

Departs 4:00 PM

Welcome: Fort Lauderdale, Florida Florida

Welcome aboard Vision of the Seas

South Florida's warm climate and sparkling waters make it a magnet for water sport enthusiasts. From the beaches and recreational waterways, to the lively arts and cultural scene, Fort Lauderdale has become a world-class destination.

Fort Lauderdale Beach

A two-mile strip of beautiful beach, trendy bars, restaurants and shops.

Day 2

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Whether you seek an adrenaline rush or total tranquility, our ships have it all. Try rock climbing, melt away land-based stress with a spa massage, build a scrapbook of memories or simply relax poolside.
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Day 3

Arrives 8:00 AM Departs 6:00 PM (Tendered)

Port of Call: George Town, Grand Cayman Grand Cayman

Compact and colorful, George Town is a glitzy hub for duty-free shopping on Grand Cayman and signature Caribbean experiences. Think boating, snorkeling, relaxing on a beautiful beach, or meeting friendly stingrays at a shallow sandbar.

Stingray City Sandbar

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure: snorkeling with stingrays.

Turtle Farm

An interactive nursery where green and hawksbill turtles are bred and raised.

Day 4

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Onboard, dining is about more than just food. Think ambience, variety and the flexibility to decide when and what you savor.
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Day 5

Arrives 8:00 AM Departs 5:00 PM (Docked)

Port of Call: Cartagena, Colombia Colombia

Step into the 16th century inside the walled Old City of Cartagena. This colonial-era gem enchants with cobblestone streets, elegant plazas, colorful architecture and a storied history that features real-life pirates of the Caribbean.

Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas

One of the most impressive and strongest fortresses ever created by the Spaniards.

Museo de Oro y Arqueloguía

Enjoy the museum's fine collection of pottery and gold.

Day 6

Arrives 9:00 AM Departs 6:00 PM (Docked)

Port of Call: Colon, Panama Panama

On Panama's Caribbean coast, Colon is your gateway to seeing the workings of the great Panama Canal, an engineering marvel, the ecological explorations on Gatun Lake or the fast-growing capital, Panama City.

Gatun Locks

Watch ships and tankers being lifted up 85 feet to the level of Lake Gatun.

Portobelo National Park

This bayside village is home to 16th- and 17th-century Spanish forts and ruins.

Day 7

Arrives 6:00 AM Departs 6:00 PM (Cruising)

Cruising: Panama Canal, Panama Panama

The Panama Canal was a triumph of imagination, innovation and persistence a century ago. Experience this engineering marvel as the ship passes through the system of locks while admiring the views of the Panamanian jungle.

Gatun Lake

Fish fresh water bass or go kayaking in the colorful waters of Gatun Lake.

Portobelo

Explore the colonial remains of what was once considered a pirate's paradise.

Day 8

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When our ships hit the high seas, the excitement of Casino Royale® kicks off. Try your hand at our card tables, spin to win at roulette, and hit it big time with the pull of a slot machine.
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Day 9

Arrives 8:00 AM Departs 7:00 PM (Docked)

Port of Call: Puntarenas, Costa Rica Costa Rica

Lush tropical jungle is less than a half-hour's drive from the ship. Here you can see colorful birds like macaws, toucans and parakeets and howler monkeys in the wild.

Valley of the Monkeys

Horseback ride through hundred-year-old trees draped with orchids and bromeliads.

Poas Volcano National Park

Venture up close to the volcanos crater, and observe the beautiful surrounding flora.

Day 10

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World-class performers from across the globe come together on our ships to WOW you from morning to night. Catch Broadway musicals, the DreamWorks Experience, ice-skating spectaculars — plus thrilling casino action, live comedy and music, bars, clubs and much more.
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Day 11

Arrives 8:00 AM Departs 6:00 PM (Docked)

Port of Call: Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala Guatemala

Puerto Quetzal is your gateway to agricultural estates where sugar cane and coffee are grown. Or travel past volcano-guarded mountains to Guatemala's colonial-era capital city of Antigua, renowned for its preserved architecture.

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Walk into a chocolate-lovers fantasy and uncover the history and creation of chocolates.

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The treasures of Guatemala are conserved within its stone walls.

Day 12

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Kids will never be bored onboard. Our complimentary Adventure Ocean® Youth Program is packed with totally awesome stuff for babies, teens and kids in between — like pajama nights, science experiments, scavenger hunts and theme parties.
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Day 13

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Whether you're celebrating a life milestone, a special day or a special someone, you'll enjoy extras that make for a truly unforgettable voyage.
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Day 14

Arrives 8:00 AM Departs 8:00 PM (Docked)

Port of Call: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Mexico

Among Mexico's most famous Pacific beach towns, Puerto Vallarta has historic sections whose cobblestone streets are lined with white-washed buildings topped with terracotta roofs. Stroll the waterfront promenade for great bay views.

Dolphin Adventure Center

Swim with the friendliest mammals in the water within a specially designed pool.

Banderas Bay

Sail the wide bay surrounding the port for the best chance to view humpbacks.

Day 15

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From Internet service to dry cleaning to accessibility features, our ships are equipped with helpful amenities to enhance your vacation. And it's all delivered with friendly, engaging Gold Anchor Service®.
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Day 16

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Whether you seek an adrenaline rush or total tranquility, our ships have it all. Try rock climbing, melt away land-based stress with a spa massage, build a scrapbook of memories or simply relax poolside.
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Day 17

Arrives 6:00 AM

Port of Arrival: Los Angeles, California Los Angeles, California

The City of Angeles is a dynamic metropolis that makes more than just movies. Beyond Hollywood, L.A. boasts world-class museums, cool neighborhoods, a legendary beach scene and diverse dining cooked up by its multicultural population.

Venice Beach

Uncover all things eclectic, creative and bizarre at its famous boardwalk.

TCL Chinese Theater

Compare your footprints and handprints with those of your favorite movie stars.

What's Included

Accommodations

  • The ultimate in comfort, convenience, and luxury plus a staff that's available twenty-four seven. You'll agree there's nothing better than returning "home" after a day filled with adventure.

Dine Royally

  • On a Royal Caribbean cruise vacation, dining is part of the journey. It's more than just food. It's about the ambience, the dining experience, variety and the flexibility to plan dinner whenever you're ready.

Love Your Days at Sea

  • Whether it's your first time on a rock wall or you're a seasoned climber, there are challenges for all levels of experience. We'll provide all of the equipment, including shoes, helmets, and harnesses.

Entertainment

  • The gorgeous view isn't the only thing that will dazzle you onboard our cruise ships. World-class performers from all over the globe star in awe-inspiring original shows by Royal Caribbean Productions.

Youth and Teen Program

  • Your kids are in good hands with our Adventure Ocean® Youth & Teen Program. With our uniquely creative, educational and totally awesome programs, now you can be sure your kids will have a great, safe time.

Fitness Center

  • From state-of-the-art equipment to all the latest classes, we've got everything the most sophisticated fitness clubs have - plus an amazing view.

  • *Prices are average per person, cruise only, based on occupancy selected, reflect promotional savings (if any), for new individual bookings, are subject to change and availability.
  • Taxes, fees and port expenses are subject to change.
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