DAY 1 | Nov. 19. Depart Gateway City / Arrive Miami / Transfer and embark Crystal Serenity
DAY 2 | Nov. 20. Key West, Florida
Once the winter home of Ernest Hemingway and President Truman, Key West is now a stylish retreat for writers and artists. Its atmosphere is reminiscent of the Caribbean, yet it is the southernmost town of the continental United States. Take a stroll along Duval Street, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico, or explore the city’s interesting art galleries and boutiques.
DAY 3 | Nov. 21. Cruise the Caribbean Sea
DAY 4 | Nov. 22. Cozumel, Mexico
Located just 11 miles off the eastern coast of Mexico, Cozumel is the country’s largest island and the veritable capital of Caribbean water sports. Relax and bask in the sun on pristine, palm-lined beaches, or snorkel amid intricate coral formations at nearby Palancar Reef. Explore San Miguel, a bustling town that boasts inviting shops and tempting restaurants. Off the island of Cozumel is Playa del Carmen, your gateway to the Mayan mysteries of the intriguing Yucatán.
DAY 5 | Nov. 23. Costa Maya, Mexico
Costa Maya is a haven of adventure, archaeology and sun-drenched beaches. Designed to resemble an ancient Mayan city, Costa Maya features three grand pavilions, where you can see folkloric shows, observe local artisans creating their works of art and witness eye-opening cultural and culinary events. Within easy reach of the port are ancient cities boasting impressive temples and fascinating archaeological sites.
DAY 6 | Nov. 24. Belize City, Belize
Belize City unexpectedly offers some striking examples of Victorian architecture. Explore Victorian mansions that have been restored and converted into inns, museums, galleries and restaurants, and see how they mingle with British colonial gems as well as the oldest Anglican cathedral in Central America, St. John’s Cathedral, to create an unmatched cityscape. Belize is also a stunning natural landscape thanks to the local efforts to protect Central American wildlife.
DAY 7 | Nov. 25. Roatan Island, Honduras
On verdant Roatan Island, the expansive blue skies meet transparent turquoise waters, and white-sand beaches are edged by lush growths of palms. Engage in exhilarating water sports or tour the pristine coral reef in a glass-bottom boat, go into town to shop for island crafts or explore the gorgeous butterfly and floral gardens.
DAY 8 | Nov. 26. Cruise the Caribbean Sea
DAY 9 | Nov. 27. Puerto Limón, Costa Rica
Located on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, Limón has been an important hub of Costa Rica since the port was established in 1871. The construction of a railway to San José a few years later turned what was once a migrant fisherman’s village into an important center of commerce. The city was the birthplace of the now international United Fruit Company, and coffee, citrus, bananas and other agricultural products have long been the mainstay of the local economy.
DAY 10 | Nov. 28. Transit the Panama Canal
DAY 11 | Nov. 29. Cruise the Pacific Ocean
DAY 12 | Nov. 30. Caldera / Disembark ship / Transfer to airport and return to Gateway City