Are you looking for an epic way to ring in 2019
Oceania Cruises offers itineraries that will delight Scuba Divers and Snorkelers alike With ports of call in some of the Caribbean’s most sought after dive destinations you can dive in to 2019 in spectacular fashion.
One of the most famous dive destinations in the Caribbean.Because of its easily accessible coral reefs Bonaire is known as the “Shore Diving Capital of the World “. The Bonaire National Marine Park established in 1979 is now a hot spot for Caribbean biodiversity and a great destination for divers. With about 470 species of fish, you’ll see all the colors of the rainbow here.
With immensely famous and easily accessible wrecks such as the Hilma Hooker, wreck diving doesn’t get much better than beneath the surface of Bonaire.
Marvel at he charming Dutch colonial architecture along the Willemstad harbor in this historic town that has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the aquamarine waters of Curacao’s numerous beaches and dive along the stunning coral reefs and hidden caverns.
Sometimes referred to as “Butterfly Island” because of its shape, Guadeloupe is an overseas region of France. Whether visiting the spectacular waterfalls in the jungle of Basse-Terre, taking a scenic hike to the top of La Grande Soufrière volcano or sampling local rum on a distillery tour, you will find a diverse array of activities to enjoy.
You can smell the cinnamon and nutmeg well before you dock in St. George’s; a tour of the spice estates on Grenada is almost mandatory. You can also take in a visit to a distillery to see how the island’s sugarcane juice is first turned into syrup and then into rum. A ferry trip to sister island Carriacou offers fantastic diving opportunities, and romantics can climb the waterfalls or just relax on the sun-kissed beaches.Explore the world’s first Underwater Sculpture Park , pristine reefs and wrecks that will delight divers of every experience level.
Explore this lush, beautiful island and its bustling capital. Visit the historic La Toc Battery, see banana plantations, and watch silk screening at Bagshaws. Venture south to Soufriere at the base of the Piton peaks and see the unique gingerbread architecture of the marketplace. Take a bike ride through the rain forest to a lovely waterfall, kayak in the deep blue Caribbean, snorkel or dive to spectacular reefs.
Tour this beautiful island and marvel at the rugged coastline and its unspoiled, upscale atmosphere, unique in the Caribbean for its Swedish and French heritage. Enjoy the spectacular beaches and resorts, snorkel or dive in the crystalline waters, or see underwater wonders from a semi-submersible marine vessel.
Offers plenty of tropical adventures.
Begin in Old San Juan, a walled enclave of hundreds of restored 16th and 17th century Spanish colonial buildings. Notice the blue-tinged cobblestone streets; they were once ballast on Spanish ships. Elsewhere, tour the medieval Saint John the Baptist Cathedral, the Museum of Art, and Casa del Libro, a repository of priceless documents.