Panama Canal Cruise from Los Angeles

2 NIGHTS Los Angeles • 15 NIGHT Cruise • 2 NIGHTS Fort Lauderdale

Los Angeles is the first stop on this multi-centre holiday to America. Los Angeles offers a dazzling variety of attractions and world-famous amusements. Experience the thrill and excitement of world class theme parks at Disneyland and Universal Studios. Soak up the sun on the beaches of Malibu or Santa Monica, or watch the sun go down over the city from the incredible grounds of the Getty Observatory.

It’s then time to board Holland America’s MS Amsterdam. The third Holland America Line vessel to bear the name Amsterdam, this elegant, mid-sized ship features a three-story atrium graced by a stunning astrolabe. While on board, enjoy America’s Test Kitchen cooking shows and hands-on workshops. Thrill to our exclusive BBC Earth Experiences presentations and activities. Rejuvenate at the Greenhouse Spa & Salon. Work out at our Fitness Center. And savor our delectable array of specialty restaurants.

Disembark from this magnificent ship in Fort Lauderdale for the final two days of your holiday. Many visitors to Fort Lauderdale never leave The Strip, with its signature white wave wall. This palm tree lined promenade is home to a host of excellent restaurants, chic bars and high-end shops. Shoppers will also love browsing for designer labels at Sawgrass Mills, Florida’s most extensive outlet mall with over 300 shops.

From £2665pp

What's Included

  • All flights including 1 checked bag pp roundtrip
  • 2 NIGHTS The Garland Hotel, Los Angeles
  • 15 NIGHT cruise on board MS Amsterdam
  • 2 NIGHTS Pier Sixty Six Hotel And Marina, Fort Lauderdale
  • Travelling January 2019 - Based on 2 Sharing
  • Quote Ref 51331541
  • We can offer you the flexibility of combining any USA City with a Cruise Holiday

Staff Tips

Grand Central Market in Los Angeles is frenzied and sawdust-sprinkled, and has some fun nosh spots.

Terry Sheehan

Reservations Manager

Your Adventure...

Los Angeles Stay
Los Angeles Stay
Los Angeles
Puerto Vallarta
Puerto Chiapas
Puerto Quetzal
Puerto Caldera
Cartagena, Colombia
Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale Stay
  • 05
    Jan, 2019
    Day 1 Los Angeles Stay
  • 06
    Jan, 2019
    Day 2 Los Angeles Stay
  • 07
    Jan, 2019
    Day 3 Los Angeles
    Arrive at 2019-01-07 00:00
    Depart at 2019-01-07 17:00
    Nestled up in the hills is the Hollywood sign, marketing this city as the entertainment capital of the world. Stroll glamorous Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, take a drive to Malibu or soak up the beach scene on Venice's colorful boardwalk. Sample shore excursions: Los Angeles Highlights & Rodeo Drive; Getty Center & Rodeo Drive.
  • 08
    Jan, 2019
    Day 4 At Sea
    Arrive at 2019-01-08 00:00
    Depart at 2019-01-08 00:00
  • 09
    Jan, 2019
    Day 5 At Sea
    Arrive at 2019-01-09 00:00
    Depart at 2019-01-09 00:00
  • 10
    Jan, 2019
    Day 6 Puerto Vallarta
    Arrive at 2019-01-10 08:00
    Depart at 2019-01-10 17:00
    No longer the well-kept secret of the artists, writers and Hollywood stars that first "discovered" it in the 1960s, "PV" (as it is affectionately known) still retains the essence of the quaint fishing village it once was. Here is Viejo Vallarta, the quaint Old Town, An enticing mix of red-tiled buildings, cobbled streets, chic shops and bustling open markets. Here are Mismaloya Beach, Gringo Gulch and Conchas Chinas, the Beverly Hills of Vallarta. Nearby: the rugged canyons and luxuriant jungles of the Sierra Madre. Sample shore excursions: Countryside on horseback, Dolphin encounter; Town, Country & Tequila; Sea Lion Encounter; Eco-safari Off-road Adventure; Canopy Adventure.
  • 11
    Jan, 2019
    Day 7 At Sea
    Arrive at 2019-01-11 00:00
    Depart at 2019-01-11 00:00
  • 12
    Jan, 2019
    Day 8 Huatulco
    Arrive at 2019-01-12 10:00
    Depart at 2019-01-12 18:00
    Everything you ever wanted in a seaside resort: warm sun, sandy beaches and nine beautiful bays rimmed in every shade of blue. Nearby: low-growth caducifolia jungles teeming with birdlife and the nesting grounds of endangered sea turtles. Sample shore excursions: Five Bays by Catamaran; Horseback Riding; Bird-watching Eco Tour; ATV Jungle Adventure.
  • 13
    Jan, 2019
    Day 9 Puerto Chiapas
    Arrive at 2019-01-13 08:00
    Depart at 2019-01-13 18:00
    Gateway to the Mayan world in the Pacific, shrouded in mystery. Among the most well-preserved archeological sites is the sprawling complex at Palenque, dating to 100BC. Here, vividly colored murals offer glimpses into Mayan life while great stone temples guard inscriptions that have yet to be deciphered. Nearby, explore San Cristobal de Las Casas cathedral, which combines baroque and colonial styles of architecture. Journey to a rainforest and marvel at the lush mangroves and abundant wildlife. Try a fresh tamale, a delicious part of celebrations here, or shop for local handicrafts like tin toys, wood and stone carvings or colorful textiles. Or, simply wander the beaches and take in the untamed and exotic surroundings. Sample shore excursions: The Mayan Ruins of Palenque; Mangrove Exploration & Bird Watching.
  • 14
    Jan, 2019
    Day 10 Puerto Quetzal
    Arrive at 2019-01-14 08:00
    Depart at 2019-01-14 18:00
    In the cultured little country of Guatemala modern Maya still weave their stories on backstrap looms, and the great stone temples of Tikal stand in silent testament to ancient Mayan ingenuity. Sample shore excursions: Casa Santa Domingo & Antigua; Lake Atitlan & Highlands; Finca Coffee Plantation Tour; Tikal Expedition by Air.
  • 15
    Jan, 2019
    Day 11 Corinto
    Arrive at 2019-01-15 08:00
    Depart at 2019-01-15 16:00
    Puerto Corinto is a quaint coastal village in an area rich with pristine beaches, lush mangrove forests and magnificent volcanoes. In Corinto, take a stroll along the Costa Azul for a view of the bay and its islands. In nearby Chinandega, discover Mayan artifacts at the archeological museum. Farther afield explore the ruins of León Viejo, excavated from centuries of volcanic debris. Sample shore excursions: The History and Art of León; San Antonio Rum Distillery.
  • 16
    Jan, 2019
    Day 12 Puerto Caldera
    Arrive at 2019-01-16 08:00
    Depart at 2019-01-16 18:00
    It's wild, it's beautiful and Costa Rica's eco-factor is off the charts. Here find steaming volcanoes, lush rain forests and nearly half of all the animal species on earth. Plus a modern capital high in the mountains.
  • 17
    Jan, 2019
    Day 13 At Sea
    Arrive at 2019-01-17 00:00
    Depart at 2019-01-17 00:00
  • 18
    Jan, 2019
    Day 14 Enter Panama Canal at Balboa
    Arrive at 2019-01-18 00:00
    Depart at 2019-01-18 00:00
  • 18
    Jan, 2019
    Day 15 Cruising Panama Canal
    Arrive at 2019-01-18 00:00
    Depart at 2019-01-18 00:00
  • 18
    Jan, 2019
    Day 16 Exit Panama Canal Cristobal
    Arrive at 2019-01-18 00:00
    Depart at 2019-01-18 00:00
  • 19
    Jan, 2019
    Day 17 Cartagena, Colombia
    Arrive at 2019-01-19 00:00
    Depart at 2019-01-19 18:00
    Once a bastion of the Spanish Main, this fortified city boasts colonial architecture, pristine offshore islands and the finest emeralds in the world. Sample shore excursions: Cartagena City Tour; Old Walled City Historical Walking Tour; Rosario Islands Cruise.
  • 20
    Jan, 2019
    Day 18 At Sea
    Arrive at 2019-01-20 00:00
    Depart at 2019-01-20 00:00
  • 21
    Jan, 2019
    Day 19 At Sea
    Arrive at 2019-01-21 00:00
    Depart at 2019-01-21 00:00
  • 22
    Jan, 2019
    Day 20 Fort Lauderdale
    Arrive at 2019-01-22 07:00
    Depart at 2019-01-22 00:00
    There is an abundance of things to see and do in the Ft. Lauderdale area: visit the newly redesigned Ft. Lauderdale Beach and cafes, stroll the historic Riverwalk, shop the luxurious stores on Las Olas Boulevard or adventure to the Everglades for an intriguing air boat excursion.
  • 23
    Jan, 2019
    Day 21 Fort Lauderdale Stay

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