Ultimate California Stay & Mexican Riviera Cruise

3 NIGHTS San Francisco • 1 NIGHT Monterey • 1 NIGHT San Luis • 1 NIGHT Santa Barbara • 2 NIGHTS Los Angeles • 7 NIGHT Cruise

Begin your holiday to America with an 8 night stay in California, ‘The Golden State’, with stays in San Francisco, Monterey, San Luis, Santa Barbara and Los Angeles before embarking on a Mexican Riviera cruise onboard Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Splendour.

Fly to San Francisco and explore this incredible city. Take a ferry to Alcatraz Island, you’ll get a great view of the Golden Gate Bridge on the way across and the self-guided tour of the island is fascinating. Explore Fisherman’s Warf, relax with a coffee in Union Square and don’t forget to take one of San Francisco’s famous trams. Take some time to explore San Francisco before you before you head south to start a road trip on the Pacific Coast Highway.

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to stop, explore the seaside villages, take in the stunning coastal view and visit the vineyards dotted along the route. You’re first stop will be in Monterey – the 17-mile drive along Monterey’s scenic coastline is a real highlight; stop in Pebble Beach and Carmel by the Sea, an artsy village with lots of great shops and galleries. You’ll also overnight in San Luis Obispo, a vibrant college town with excellent nightlife and shopping before continuing your journey south toward Santa Barbara, where you can take in some surf lessons, relax on the beach, explore the beautiful pier and take the trolley tour to the old Santa Barbara Mission. Los Angeles is the final stop on this epic Californian road trip along the Pacific Coast Highway. Visit Universal Studios and enjoy some of the thrilling rides and attractions, head to the downtown area for some high-end shopping, explore the impressive exhibitions at the Getty Centre with incredible views over the city or relax on the beautiful beach at Santa Monica, now easily accessible via the new Metro line.

You’ll then board Carnival Splendour for a 7 night cruise around the Mexican Riviera on a ship that offers equal parts fun and relaxation. Visit the Splash Park and try the Carnival Twister Waterslide or relax in the Serenity Adult-Only Retreat. Take on your fellow passengers in an epic Lip Sync Battle or escape to Cloud 9 Spa and indulge in a wellness treatment. Visit Swirls ice cream and enjoy the sweeter side of brain freeze with a treat that’ll have you smiling from ear to ear or enjoy a sumptuous brunch at Seaday Brunch. When it comes to entertainment you’ll be spoilt for choice onboard Carnival Splendour. Watch your favourite songs become full-blown musical productions featuring singers and dancers bringing down the house at Playlist Productions, have your funny bone tickled with live comedy at The Punchliner Comedy Club, or dance the night away at a Mega Deck Party.

From £2099pp

What's Included

  • All Flights including 1 checked bag pp roundtrip
  • 3 NIGHTS Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel, San Francisco
  • 1 NIGHT Hotel Pacific, Monterey
  • 1 NIGHT Apple Farm, San Luis Obispo
  • 1 NIGHT Best Western Plus Pepper Tree, Santa Barbara
  • 2 NIGHTS The Garland, Los Angeles
  • 7 NIGHT Cruise onboard Carnival Splendour
  • Travelling September 2019 - Based on 2 Sharing
  • Quote Ref 51682242
  • We can offer you the flexibility of combining any USA City with a Cruise Holiday

Staff Tips

If you like your fun to flow, there are options aplenty. If you list “splish” and “splash” among your favorite terms, there’s the Splash Park. Those into sitting and sliding are invited to try the signature Carnival Twister Waterslide.

Terry Sheehan

Reservations Manager

Your Adventure...

San Francisco Stay
San Francisco Stay
San Francisco Stay
Monterey Stay
San Luis Obispo Stay
Santa Barbara Stay
Los Angeles Stay
Los Angeles Stay
Los Angeles (Long Beach)
Cabo San Lucas
Puerto Vallarta
Los Angeles (Long Beach)
  • 20
    Sep, 2019
    Day 1 San Francisco Stay
  • 21
    Sep, 2019
    Day 2 San Francisco Stay
  • 22
    Sep, 2019
    Day 3 San Francisco Stay
  • 23
    Sep, 2019
    Day 4 Monterey Stay
  • 24
    Sep, 2019
    Day 5 San Luis Obispo Stay
  • 25
    Sep, 2019
    Day 6 Santa Barbara Stay
  • 26
    Sep, 2019
    Day 7 Los Angeles Stay
  • 27
    Sep, 2019
    Day 8 Los Angeles Stay
  • 28
    Sep, 2019
    Day 9 Los Angeles (Long Beach)
    Arrive at 2019-09-28 00:00
    Depart at 2019-09-28 16:30
  • 29
    Sep, 2019
    Day 10 At Sea
    Arrive at 2019-09-29 00:00
    Depart at 2019-09-29 00:00
  • 30
    Sep, 2019
    Day 11 Cabo San Lucas
    Arrive at 2019-09-30 10:00
    Depart at 2019-09-30 19:00
    Championship golf courses, world-class deep sea fishing and incredible diving opportunities have transformed Cabo San Lucas, a once sleepy fishing town located on the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula, into one of the most popular resort destinations in Mexico. Rolling sand dunes and hidden coves dot a countryside ringed by some of the most famous and often-photographed rock formations in the world.
  • 01
    Oct, 2019
    Day 12 Mazatlan
    Arrive at 2019-10-01 08:00
    Depart at 2019-10-01 17:00
    If you're ready to experience some of the finest sailing and sport fishing available, then you're ready for Mazatlan. This is an exquisite seaside resort by anyone's standards. Of course, you don't have to partake in world-class water sports to enjoy Mazatlan. You can relax on one of its soft-sand beaches caressed by trade winds that are even softer. Or shop for silver jewelry and Mexican crafts in the shops of "The Golden Zone," where you can also celebrate your purchases at one of the area's lively cantinas.
  • 02
    Oct, 2019
    Day 13 Puerto Vallarta
    Arrive at 2019-10-02 08:00
    Depart at 2019-10-02 20:00
    Puerto Vallarta has all the amenities of a classic beach resort: surf, sand and sun. But, that’s just the beginning. Perfect for honeymooners, families and seniors alike, Puerto Vallarta features fun-filled activities including: sport fishing, golfing, horseback riding, hiking and whale watching. A modern destination that remains loyal to its traditional Mexican roots, this port is distinct from any other destination in Mexico. The mountains, jungles, beaches, rivers and waterfalls make Puerto Vallarta the perfect vacation destination.
  • 03
    Oct, 2019
    Day 14 At Sea
    Arrive at 2019-10-03 00:00
    Depart at 2019-10-03 00:00
  • 04
    Oct, 2019
    Day 15 At Sea
    Arrive at 2019-10-04 00:00
    Depart at 2019-10-04 00:00
  • 05
    Oct, 2019
    Day 16 Los Angeles (Long Beach)
    Arrive at 2019-10-05 09:00
    Depart at 2019-10-05 00:00

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