Oceania Cruises’ new 2017/18 Voyage Collection offers guests destination-rich itineraries and the flexibility to personalize their holiday
With a fleet of six luxurious, elegant ships and boasting the finest cuisine at sea, Oceania Cruises offers incredible holiday experiences, with seasoned world travelers drawn to its expertly crafted voyages.
Its recently released 2017 and 2018 Voyage Collection features 172 sailings that call at more than 370 ports across Europe, Asia, Africa, Australasia and the Americas.
Nearly 120 of the sailings unveiled feature completely new itineraries not offered by the line previously, as well as seven new ports for Oceania Cruises.
Spacious and beautifully appointed accommodations on board 684-guest ships Regatta, Insignia and Nautica, and 1,250-guest vessels Marina and Riviera, invite passengers to explore the world in comfort and style.
A sixth ship will be added to the fleet when 684-guest Sirena is delivered in April 2016.
Here are some highlighted itineraries from Oceania Cruises’ 2017 and 2018 Voyage Collection.
The Glamorous Riviera
Sailing 4th June 2017, the Glamorous Riviera cruise on board Riviera sails from Rome and visits some of the most famous, sophisticated and fabulous ports of call the Mediterranean has to offer.
Guests can choose to spend a glorious day amidst the fabled architecture of the Renaissance region of Pisa and Tuscany, accessed by the port of Livorno.
Another highlight is Saint-Tropez, where you can visit local wineries or take a drive along the rugged coast and revel in the wonderful views of the beaches, the landscape, the islands and the magnificent forested ridges of the Massif des Maures.
Other destinations on this 10-day cruise include Portofino, Italy; Monte Carlo, Monaco; Provence, France; Ibiza, Spain; and Positano, Italy, before returning to Rome.
Radiant Rhythms in Rio
Rio de Janeiro: there are not many ports more exciting than this and it’s the starting point for the Radiant Rhythms cruise, which visits other Brazilian must-see ports Ilha Grande, Paraty, São Paulo, Porto Belo and Rio Grande, before crossing the border to Punta Del Este and Montevideo in Uruguay.
This cruise is so rich in experiences, new flavours and vibrant cultures that there are too many highlights to mention them all. However, guests should ensure that they make the most of the overnight stay in Rio by relaxing on the famed Ipanema and Copacabana beaches, and enjoying a scenic cable car ride to the top of the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain for its renowned views.
The 12-day cruise on board Regatta starts from $4700 and sails 29th October 2017.
South Africa and The Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean Jubilee takes in an incredible 17 ports across 11 countries, two continents and 30 days.
Starting in Cape Town, South Africa, on 21st December 2017, and ending with an overnight stay in Singapore, this cruise visits several contrasting destinations all offering new and exciting holiday experiences.
Mossel Bay, South Africa, averages 320 sunny days a year, and offers walks along beautiful beaches, horseback riding and visits to Seal Island, so named because of the great number of Cape fur seals that occupy it.
Colombo in Sri Lanka is beautiful and wonderfully frenetic. Explore the temples and museums or, if the thrilling energy of the city becomes too much, relax under a cinnamon tree in serene Viharamahadevi Park.
Complimentary Land Tour
Select Oceania Cruises voyages to Asia and Africa offer guests the option of a free three-night pre- or post-cruise land tour, allowing for deeper exploration of some of the world’s greatest wonders.
Land tours available include: Beijing & the Great Wall, the chance to discover China’s most renowned historical sites; and Winelands & Wildlife, a memorable journey to the famed vineyards of South Africa.