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Costa Rica to Panama

Join Star Clipper on this 7-night cruise from Costa Rica to Panama, along the stunning Pacific Coast

Cruise Only
7 nights from £1485pp

Sailing Holiday
  • Iguana
    Iguana
  • Cebus Monkey
    Cebus Monkey

Call us on 01756 706511 (+44 1756 706511) to discuss this holiday

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Join Star Clipper in Puerto Caldera, to begin cruising along the Pacific Coast from Costa Rica to Panama.

Visit Islas Tortugas, widely regarded as the most beautiful island in Costa Rica. With giant coconut palms framing powder soft white sand beaches that are lapped by crystal clear turquoise waters, this really is a tropical paradise. Explore the small town of Quepos, gateway to Manuel Antonio National Park, and Golfito, Costa Rica's most southern port town.

Golfo de Chiriquí is home to a national marine park with an area of just over 147 sq km, protecting 25 islands and 19 coral reefs which host abundant wildlife. It's home to howler monkeys, several types of nesting sea turtles and 280 recorded bird species. Iguana Island is a natural attraction of the Azuero Peninsula offering the only white sand beach in the region and beautiful clear waters. Cruise on to San Jose Island. The waters of San Jose abound in tropical game fish, and are considered-among the best deep sea fishing grounds in the world. They host an abundance of tuna, black marlin, coberra, red snapper, lobster, shrimp and giant oysters.

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Costa Rica to Panama Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Puerto Caldera (Costa Rica)

    Embark Star Clipper in Puerto Caldera

  • Day 2 - Islas Tortugas

    Isla Tortuga is widely regarded as the most beautiful island in Costa Rica. With giant coconut palms framing powder soft white sand beaches that are lapped by crystal clear turquoise waters, this really is a tropical paradise. You can also play beach volleyball, rent a kayak, swim, or even get a ride of a glass-bottom boat. However if you are feeling adventurous you can ride the zip line as part of a canopy tour.

  • Day 3 - Quepos

    The small busy town of Quepos serves as the gateway to the Manuel Antonio National Park. Although the rapid rise in ecotourism has meant that Quepos has been descended upon it, has largely retained it's authentic feel. There is a good restaurant scene, the streets are easy to navigate and the locals are friendly.

  • Day 4 - Golfito

    Golfito is Costa Rica's most southern port town. It was built on bananas – the United Fruit Company moved its regional headquarters here in the '30s and remained until it's departure in the 1980s.Today it acts as a gateway to visitors who wish to surf at Pavones or take part in sport-fishing. There are plenty of other activities on offer including horseback riding, kayaking and trips to nearby mangrove forests.

  • Day 5 - Marine Park Golfo de Chiriqui - Parida Island (Panama)

    Golfo de Chiriquí is home to a national marine park with an area of just over 147 sq km, protecting 25 islands and 19 coral reefs which host abundant wildlife. It's home to howler monkeys, several types of nesting sea turtles and 280 recorded bird species. You can snorkel, surf or kayak in the calm waters or take a big game fishing trip.

  • Day 6 - Iguana Island

    Iguana Island is a natural attraction of the Azuero Peninsula offering the only white sand beach in the region and beautiful clear waters. Accessible only by boat and Inhabited by rare birds, purple and red crabs and of course iguanas, it's considered to be a wildlife refuge. It is great for snorkelling and you may spot morey eels, rays and turtles swimming in the warm waters. There is also a hiking trail that you can follow where you can see nesting birds.

  • Day 7 - San Jose Island

    San Jose Island is the second largest in the Pearl Islands. It's located just 90 kilometres from Panama City in the Gulf of Panama. The waters of San Jose abound in tropical game fish, and are considered-among the best deep sea fishing grounds in the world. They host an abundance of tuna, black marlin, coberra, red snapper, lobster, shrimp and giant oysters. Coconut palms and wild sugar cane pepper the irregular coastline. There are also a stunning array of beaches to be found that vary in colour from coral white to ebony black and golden.

  • Day 8 - Balboa

    Disembark Star Clipper in Balboa

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise
  • Complimentary tea, coffee and water
  • Use of ship’s watersports and snorkelling equipment
  • We can arrange flights, transfers and hotel stays to suit

Price Does Not Include

  • Flights and transfers - please contact us for a quote
  • Port Charges
  • Optional excursions
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2024 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • March
    • Mar 16th - Balboa to Puerto Caldera - Sailing on: Star Clipper From: £1485
      Cat 6 Cat 5 Cat 4 Cat 3 Cat 2 Cat 1 Owners Suite
      Brochure Price from: £1535 Brochure Price from: £1690 Brochure Price from: £1850 Brochure Price from: £1970 Brochure Price from: £2085 Brochure Price from: £2350 Brochure Price from: £3115
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2025 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • February
    • Feb 8th - Balboa to Puerto Caldera - Sailing on: Star Clipper From: £1520
      Cat 6 Cat 5 Cat 4 Cat 3 Cat 2 Cat 1 Owners Suite
      Brochure Price from: £1570 Brochure Price from: £1725 Brochure Price from: £1885 Brochure Price from: £2005 Brochure Price from: £2120 Brochure Price from: £2385 Brochure Price from: £3150
      Blue Water Price from: £1520 Blue Water Price from: £1675 Blue Water Price from: £1835 Blue Water Price from: £1955 Blue Water Price from: £2070 Blue Water Price from: £2335 Blue Water Price from: £3100
  • March
    • Mar 15th - Balboa to Puerto Caldera - Sailing on: Star Clipper From: £1520
      Cat 6 Cat 5 Cat 4 Cat 3 Cat 2 Cat 1 Owners Suite
      Brochure Price from: £1570 Brochure Price from: £1725 Brochure Price from: £1885 Brochure Price from: £2005 Brochure Price from: £2120 Brochure Price from: £2385 Brochure Price from: £3150
      Blue Water Price from: £1520 Blue Water Price from: £1675 Blue Water Price from: £1835 Blue Water Price from: £1955 Blue Water Price from: £2070 Blue Water Price from: £2335 Blue Water Price from: £3100

Price Information

  • Guaranteed single - £1880
  • Third share - £680
  • Port charges - £135pp
  • Please note prices are updated regularly from a third party price feed and may fluctuate from those shown. Please contact us for latest prices
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