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JMG Cruises

Amazon, Cape Verde, West Indies & Azores

From €3,369pp inside/€4,494pp oceanview
Depart From
Cruise from Cobh
Departure Date
06 Jan 2021 - 16 Feb 2021
Duration
41 Nights
Destination
Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil, Amazon River, French Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Lucia, Barbados, Azores, United Kingdom
Price
From €3,369pp inside/€4,494pp oceanview
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Ports of call: Cobh, Cork (Ireland), Vigo, Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Lisbon (Portugal), Mindelo, São Vicente (Cape Verde), Fazendinha Pilot Station (mouth of Amazon river), Santarém (Brazil), Boca Da Valeria (Brazil), Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil), Parintins, Amazonas (Brazil), Alter do Chão, Pará (Brazil), Cruising Amazon River (South America), Icoaraci, for Belem (Brazil), Îles du Salut (French Guyana), Scarborough, Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago), Castries (St. Lucia), Bridgetown (Barbados), Horta, Faial, Azores (Portugal), Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Azores (Portugal), Bristol Avonmouth (United Kingdom)

Board the Marco Polo in Cobh and set sail on an incredible 41-night cruise to the Amazon, Cape Verde, West Indies and Azores.

Vast swathes of jungle, home to extraordinary tropical plants and an abundance of colourful wildlife, Amazonia will undoubtedly be the highlight of this magnificent adventure that starts the moment you leave our shores.

On this incredible voyage taking you to the infamous Îles du Salut, sun-splashed islands in the West Indies, Cape Verde and the Azores, you’ll cruise the mighty Amazon and discover the largest tropical rainforest and most diverse ecosystem on earth!

Cruise Highlights:

  • Approximately 100 performers will thrill you at the Boi Bumba show in Parintins. A mesmerising carnival of music and dance with flamboyant costumes
  • From Manaus, visit an ecological park. Keep your eyes open for wildlife such as parrots and toucans, and you may even witness the giant water lilies in bloom
  • From Santarém, in the midst of the Amazonian jungle, there’s a chance to see rubber and Brazil nut trees, and perhaps fish for piranhas at Maica Lake
  • Make the most of your day on lush St Lucia by taking a tour across the island to see the dramatic Pitons, La Soufrière volcano, the Diamond Baths and the sulphur springs
  • Enjoy your final landfall in Ponta Delgada. Stretch your legs in the narrow streets and the paved squares with their geometric designs of black & white mosaics

06/01/21 Cobh, Cork (Ireland)

07/01/21At Sea

08/01/21 At Sea

09/01/21 Vigo for Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

10/01/21 Lisbon (Portugal)

11/01/21 At Sea

12/01/21 At Sea

13/01/21 At Sea

14/01/21 At Sea

15/01/21 Mindelo, São Vicente (Cape Verde)

16/01/21 At Sea

17/01/21 At Sea

18/01/21 At Sea

19/01/21 At Sea

20/01/21 Fazendinha Pilot Station

21/01/21 Santarém (Brazil)

22/01/21 Boca Da Valeria (Brazil)

23/01/21 Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

24/01/21 Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

25/01/21 Parintins, Amazonas (Brazil)

26/01/21 Alter do Chão, Pará (Brazil)

27/01/21 Cruising Amazon River (South America)

28/01/21 Cruising Amazon River (South America)

29/01/21 Icoaraci, for Belem (Brazil)

30/01/21 At Sea

31/01/21 Îles du Salut (French Guyana)

01/02/21 At Sea

02/02/21 Scarborough, Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago)

03/02/21 Castries (St. Lucia)

04/02/21 Bridgetown (Barbados)

05/02/21 At Sea

06/02/21At Sea

07/02/21At Sea

08/02/21At Sea

09/02/21 At Sea

10/02/21 At Sea

11/02/21 Horta, Faial, Azores (Portugal)

12/02/21 Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Azores (Portugal)

13/02/21 At Sea

14/02/21 At Sea

15/02/21 At Sea

16/02/21 Bristol Avonmouth (United Kingdom)

The Marco Polo cruise ship offers a wide range of public facilities including the impressive Waldorf Restaurant offering a traditional two-sitting fixed time dining option and, as an alternative for those wishing for the more informal experience, the stylish Marco’s Bistro.

There are five main lounge areas. The Magellan Deck offers the theatre-style Marco Polo Lounge while the elegant Captain’s Club is a perfect venue for pre-dinner cocktails with the resident pianist. Relaxing in the Palm Garden, with wonderful panoramic ocean views, is a fantastic way to make the most of your time on a cruise holiday and the stylish Columbus Lounge is an intimate spot where the head barman will soon get to know your favourite drink. Completing the quintet is Scott’s Bar, located on Amundsen Deck, an ideal haunt for night owls.

Other conveniences on board the MS Marco Polo include the well-stocked and comprehensive Livingston Library, and the Nansen Card Room, an Internet Café, and a shopping arcade offer entertainment of every kind.

The beautifully appointed Jade Wellness Centre, which offers hairdressing and beauty treatments, fitness and exercise equipment, and sauna and massage facilities is an oasis of tranquillity to refuel in after exploring ashore the world’s most exciting destinations.

There is an outdoor swimming pool, plus three whirlpools and a medical centre. In addition; and in-keeping with her heritage; the Amundsen Deck offers a traditional walk-around promenade, perfect for taking in the air on a Baltic City Cruise.

There is a good selection of comfortable cabin accommodation ranging from standard to deluxe with 70% of cabins on board the Marco Polo cruise ship having an ocean view. Category options are priced generally according to position, size and facilities.

Exclusively for adults

In the interest of our adult passengers, Marco Polo cruises operate as ‘child free’. This means that even during school holiday times you can enjoy the pleasures of cruising in the company of adult passengers only.

We will however accept teenagers who are 16 years old or above at the time of sailing but they must be accompanied by adult passengers. Families will however be welcome to cruise aboard the Astor although it should be noted that there are no dedicated recreation facilities for children.

Availability of highlights listed may be subject to pre-registering specific shore excursions and are subject to operation and weather conditions.

In the event of adverse weather/sea conditions that prevent the ship from calling at one of the scheduled ports, alternative arrangements will be made where possible.

Prices shown are per person based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.

  • Delicious full board cuisine
  • Afternoon teas and late night snacks
  • Captain’s Cocktail Party (cruises of 6 nights or more)
  • Self service tea & coffee (6am to 10pm)
  • Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes
  • Daytime activities and leisure facilities
  • Guest speaker and arts & crafts (cruises of 5 nights or more)
  • Porterage of luggage, port to cabin. 
  • Port taxes

Price is based on 2 adults sharing and includes:

  • 41 night cruise on board the Marco Polo, in an inside cabin
  • Delicious full board cuisine
  • Afternoon teas and late night snacks
  • Captain’s Cocktail Party (cruises of 6 nights or more)
  • Self service tea & coffee (6am to 10pm)
  • Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes
  • Daytime activities and leisure facilities
  • Guest speaker and arts & crafts (cruises of 5 nights or more)
  • Porterage of luggage, port to cabin. 
  • Port taxes

Please ask us about adding great value:

  • Travel insurance
  • Upgrade your cabin type - upgrade to an oceanview cabin from only €4494pp
Subject to availability. Terms & conditions apply. Buy one get one free - price includes discount and price averaged per person. Book by 31st May.

For more information please call us on 021 427 7094 or 0818 300 205, email cruise@shandontravel.ie, request a call back using the red button or submit an enquiry through the form below.

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