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Amazon & The Islands

Oceania Cruises Insignia
Date 14th Nov 22
Nights 26 Nights
1
Miami, Florida, USA
Fly from the UK to Miami where you will be transferred to your hotel for a one night pre-cruise stay.
2
Miami, Florida, USA
After your one night stay you will be transferred to the port to board Insignia for your twenty-five night cruise.
3-4
Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
5
San Juan, Puerto Rico
San Juan is the capital of and the largest city on the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. Explore the cobblestoned buildings of Old San Juan with its 16th-century El Morro and La Fortaleza fortresses, San Juan National Historic Site and Spanish colonial buildings. New San Juan is awash with tropical beaches, luxury hotels, world-class dining and designer shopping. Pay a visit to Casa Blanca Museum, Museo del Nino and Galeria National. Make a whistle-stop tour of the sights on the free trolley bus or take a scenic stroll along Paseo de La Princesa. Learn about the art of rum making on the Bacardi Distillery Tour or enjoy the tranquillity of San Juan Botanical Garden.
6
Gustavia, St Barts
Gustavia is the main town and capital of the Caribbean island of St Barts. Step ashore and discover red-roofed buildings and streets lined with chic shops, gourmet restaurants, and treasure-filled galleries. Indulge in retail therapy in the duty-free shops or explore Le Ti-Marche open-air market. Visit Fort Gustave and the town's oldest building, Vieux Clocher. Stop by St Bartholomew's Anglican Episcopal Church and view the nearby 10-ton English anchor. Step back in time at Musee Territorial and the Wall House Museum. Spend a few hours sunbathing on Shell Beach or don a snorkel and explore underwater delights at Gouverneur Beach.
7
Fort de France, Martinque
Today, the ship docks in Fort de France, the capital of Martinique. Gaze in awe at the stained-glass windows at St-Louis Cathedral, before visiting La Savane Park to admire the Empress Josephine statue and nearby Fort St-Louis. Shop for local handicrafts at Le Grand Marche or explore the designer perfume and fashion boutiques on Rue Victor Schoelcher. Spend some time at Habitation Clement - part plantation/part rum distillery/and part museum and heritage site! Travel to the south-west of the island to view the white stone effigies at Anse Cafard Slave Memorial.
8
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Port of Spain is the capital city of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. This metropolitan city boasts tall buildings, neon lighting and crowded streets, as well as vibrant Caribbean character. Enjoy the year round flamboyant festivals and carnivals and look out for elaborate costumes and parade dancing through the streets to the sound of a steel band. On Maracas Bay you'll find plenty of sun and surf; tuck into a 'bake and shark', a Trinidadian speciality cuisine. Central Queen's Park Savannah offers beauty in the heart of the city and is a popular spot at sunset for walkers.
9-10
Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
11
Cruise the Amazon River
12
Santarém, Brazil
Santarém is a small city in the Brazilian state of Pará, where the Tapajós River meets the Amazon. This 'meeting of the waters' phenomenon can be viewed from the hilltop Mirante do Tapajós Square. Soak up the sun on the white Ponta de Pedras Beach or explore the beauty and nature of National Forest Tapajos. Venture to the heart of the city and visit the pale blue Catedral Nossa Senhora Da Conceicao. Journey back in time at Museu Dica Frazao and gaze in awe at stunning garments on display.
13
Boca Da Valeria, Brazil
Boca de Valeria is home to less than 100 residents and is located amongst verdant Amazonian rain forest; between the Brazilian towns of Parintins and Santarem at the convergence of the Valeria and Amazon Rivers. You'll be welcomed ashore by friendly local Amerindians dressed in colourful native clothing; each proud of their sacred customs, rich history, and artful handicrafts. Wander on your own through this tiny settlement, take in its magical atmosphere, and observe authentic Amazonian life up close. Listen to the screeching of parrots and watch the riots of colour they display as they take to the air above you.
14-15
Manaus, Brazil
Manaus sits on the banks of the Negro River in north-western Brazil and is the capital of the state of Amazonas. This vibrant city is lined with stunning heritage buildings such as the Teatro Amazonas, Mercado Adolpho Lisboa, Alfandega, and Palacio Rio Negro. Explore the local culture and exhibits at Museu do Homen do Norte and Museo do Indio. No visit to Manaus would be complete without admiring the striking 'Meeting of the Waters' to the east of the city; where the Negro River converges with the Solimoes River to form the mighty Amazon River. Explore the unique ecosystems at Parque Ecologico Janauari and the tropical rainforest and forest reserve at Parque Nacional do Jau.
16
Parintins, Brazil
Parintins is a small island-town, located halfway between Santarem near the river's mouth and Manaus, and can be reached only by ship or plane. The island plays host to one of Brazil's great folk celebrations - the Boi Bumba. Stop by Bumbodromo and become mesmerized by the colourful floats and decorations or gaze in awe at the stunning interior of N S do Carmo Cathedral. Explore the colourful floating market with dozens of boats jammed together, selling fruit, vegetables, fish and souvenirs.
17
Alter Do Chao, Brazil
Alter do Chão is a charming riverside village and home to Ilha do Amor, one of the most photographed white sand islands in the entire world. Explore Lago Verde, a grand lagoon that can be viewed from rented canoes, or take a boat tour along the Rio Tapajós or the Amazon. You’ll see a number of bird species and might even spot a crocodile or a sloth. Try Serra Pelada if you seek the perfect place for a short but breathtaking hike. Alter Do Chão's main square is just a 45-minute intercity bus ride from Santarém with its bustling waterfront, Cathedral of Our Lady of Conceição, Fisherman's Square, and Manioc Flour House.
18
Cruise the Amazon River
19-20
Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
21
Bridgetown, Barbados
It's easy to see why Bridgetown is known as 'Little England' with its Georgian houses, Lord Nelson Statue and Parliament Square. Indulge in retail therapy on Broad Street, admire stunning views and rugged island landscapes on a jeep island safari, or visit the dramatic stalactites and stalagmites of Harrison's Cave. For a once-in-a-lifetime experience - sail on a catamaran to swim with once-endangered hawksbill and green sea turtles.
22
Kingstown, St Vincent & The Grenadines
Kingstown is the capital and main commercial centre of St Vincent and the Grenadines. The city has a vibrant buzz of car horns, street vendors and music which can be heard throughout the narrow streets. Kingstown is surrounded by steep hills and natural beauty. Palm trees line the streets and Fort Charlotte is the perfect spot the gaze at the stunning views of the city. Escape to the tranquil surroundings of St Vincent Botanical Gardens, the oldest in the West Indies. A trip to St George's Anglican Cathedral shouldn't be missed; the stained glass will take your breath away.
23
Roseau, Dominica
The capital of Dominica, Roseau, is a small and compact urban settlement off the coast of the Caribbean Sea. Head to the historical French Quarter where the streets are lined with graceful wooden buildings housing vibrant bars, restaurants and shops. View the Cathedral of Our Lady of Fair Haven of Roseau, one of the most beautiful structures in Dominica, and shop for souvenirs at the Old Market. Escape to the tranquil Dominica Botanic Gardens or step back in time at Dominica Museum. Venture further afield to Morne Trois Pitons National Park to see Bolling Lake, Victoria Waterfall, Trafalgar Falls, Middleham Falls, Emerald Pool, Titou Gorge and the Valley of Desolation.
24
Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Tortola is the largest of the British Virgin Islands. Powder-white sands, azure seas and verdant green mountains set the scene; equally matched by tasty culinary experiences, luxurious holiday resorts, and a wealth of famous attractions. Explore the eclectic mix of shops in Road Town or escape to the tranquillity of J R O'Neal Botanic Gardens. Get up close to nature at Sage Mountain National Park or visit the giant boulders and rock formations at The Baths on Virgin Gorda. Go surfing at Cane Garden Bay or snorkel amongst tropical fish and coral at Smuggler's Cove. Swim with dolphins at Dolphin Discovery or sample locally-made rum at Callwood's Rum Distillery.
25-26
Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
27
Miami, Florida, USA
Today your cruise comes to an end. Disembark and be transferred to the airport for your flight home.
Hays Extras
Hays Extras
  • 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay
  • 25 night full board cruise on board Insignia

OLife Choice: Includes Free Airfare& Internet plus one FREE amenity of your choice:
  • FREE - 8 Shore Excursions
  • FREE - Beverage Package
  • FREE - US$800 Shipboard Credit
(Amenities are per stateroom)

Inclusive amenities:
  • Free Speciality Dining 
  • Free 24 Hour Room Service 
  • Free Shuttle from port to city centre 
  • Free Vero water plus soft drinks and Speciality coffees
Why Book
Why Book
  • Enjoy the year round flamboyant festivals and carnivals and look out for elaborate costumes and parade dancing through the streets to the sound of a steel ban in Port of Spain
  • Soak up the sun on the white Ponta de Pedras Beach or explore the beauty and nature of National Forest Tapajos in Santarem
  • Swim with dolphins at Dolphin Discovery or sample locally-made rum at Callwood's Rum Distillery while in Tortola

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Background
Insignia
Overview
Insignia radiates her own unique warmth and character. Her distinctive personality shines through from the moment you first step into her newly redesigned, neo-classical lobby or Toscana, resplendent in rich new fabrics and furnishings that reflect the charisma of Tuscany. Insignia boasts decks and verandas graced with the finest teak and exquisite custom stone and tile work. To ensure the elegance shines throughout the entire experience, there is all new Villeroy & Boch china, the finest silver and crystal, and a distinctive museum-quality art collection that is an eclectic melding of traditional and contemporary, with a touch of whimsy.
Insignia
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Food & Drink

The ship offers a choice of dining options, from informal breakfast with sea-views to sophisticated dinner with French-inspired cuisine, all in open seating. Artisan bread is served in all restaurants, as well as freshly baked viennoiseries for breakfast. Award winning chef, Jacques Pépin, works closely with the restaurants to develop menus that blend both classic and exotic flavours.

Entertainment

Experience the warm and convivial atmosphere unique to Oceania Cruises: elegance without pretense. Feel wonderfully at home as you meet fellow shipmates, explore the ship and prepare for the fascinating ports of call you will soon discover. Meet friends for cocktails at Martinis and share adventures you enjoyed ashore. Join an afternoon bridge game, or perhaps simply relax by yourself in one of the many private retreats reserved just for you.

The stimulating variety of entertainment options on board our ships continually ensures your interests are piqued. Enjoy an engaging guest lecture by a historian, naturalist or former ambassador eager to share insider knowledge. Relax at a musical performance, perhaps featuring a live pianist, a classical string quartet, a dynamic vocalist or a spectacular headliner. Later, try your luck at the elegant Monte Carlo-style casino or go dancing at Horizons.

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Health & Fitness

Whether you want to stay active or relax and be pampered, the ship features a fantastic array of programmes and facilities aimed at improving your personal well-being. From the indulgent treatments of the spa, to fitness programmes tailored specifically for your needs, there is plenty to keep your mind and body happy whilst at sea.

Kids & Teens

Please be advised Insignia does not offer any dedicated children's facilities.

Terms & Conditions
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