2. Central America and Mexico adventures with Oceania
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The 16-night Panama Canal cruise (Miami to San Francisco) on Oceania’s Regatta is perfect for those who love visiting ports. As the ship repositions from the Caribbean to Alaska it stops in nine Latin American ports — including Old Havana in Cuba and San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua, according to Cruise Critic. Excellent food, plenty of space and quiet, efficient services are all hallmarks of this “country club casual” ship, Cruise Critic reports.
Need-to-know: You won’t find major song-and-dance shows and similar entertainment on this smaller ship.
Price (at the time of publication): $3,499 per person and up.
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