Bookings are open for these cruises sailing roundtrip from
San Diego aboard
SEATTLE, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With deep-rooted
cultures, colorful traditions and endlessly sunny skies,
Hawaii and Mexico are a celebration of the senses waiting
to be discovered on an award-winning Holland America Line cruise.
Travelers can explore both regions on roundtrip sailings from
San Diego, California, aboard
Pinnacle Class Koningsdam during the 2022-2023 season,
now open for booking.
Beginning in October 2022 through
March 2023, guests can embark on a
"Mexican Riviera" or "Circle Hawaii" getaway between five and 18
days. Two back-to-back itineraries can be combined for a 24- or
25-day "Circle Hawaii and Mexican Riviera Collectors' Voyage" for
the ultimate tropical getaway. Both regions feature a wealth of
cultural experiences, immersion into nature and authentically
Highlights of the 2022-23 Mexico Cruise Season:
- All Mexico cruises are
roundtrip from San Diego.
- All seven-day "Mexican Riviera" cruises feature three Mexican
ports of call: Puerto Vallarta,
Mazatlán and Cabo San Lucas.
- One special five-day cruise departs Dec.
17 and calls at Ensenada
and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
- A nine-day New Year's Holiday cruise departing Dec. 29 explores the Sea of Cortez and calls at
the Mexican ports of Puerto
Vallarta, Mazatlán, Cabo San
(La Paz) and Loreto.
Highlights of the 2022-23 Hawaii Cruise Season:
- Hawaii cruises sail roundtrip
from San Diego with the exception
of two departures that are roundtrip from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
- "Circle Hawaii" cruises range from 16 to 18 days:
- 16- and 18-day roundtrip from Vancouver with calls at Lahaina, Hilo, Honolulu (overnight) and Nawiliwili. 18-day
also stops at Kona.
- 17-day calls at Lahaina,
Hilo, Honolulu, Nawiliwili and Kona, Hawaii, and Ensenada, Mexico.
- 18-day calls at Lahaina,
Hilo, Honolulu (overnight), Nawiliwili, Kona and
- The overnight call at Honolulu
allows guests extra time to visit Pearl
Harbor, relax on Waikiki Beach, take in the breathtaking
views from Diamond Head State
Monument or spend the evening enjoying traditional Hawaiian
food and entertainment at an authentic luau.
Mexico and Hawaii itineraries can be combined for the
ultimate exploration of the two regions. The 24-day "Circle Hawaii
and Mexican Riviera Collectors' Voyage" departing Jan. 7, 2023, sails roundtrip from San Diego and calls at Lahaina, Hilo, Honolulu, Nawiliwili, Kona, Ensenada, Puerto
Vallarta, Mazatlán and Cabo San
Lucas, with an additional call at San Diego during the cruise. The 25-day option
departing Jan. 31, 2023, adds an
overnight at Honolulu.
Awards and Accolades
Holland America Line took home the Editor's Pick Award
for the best Hawaii sailings in
the 2020 TravelAge West Wave Awards. In 2019, the company was named
"Best in the Mexican Riviera" in the Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice
Awards, solidifying the cruise line's position as the number-one
choice for a vacation in the region. Holland America Line's shore excursion program has
earned Best Shore Excursions for 11 consecutive years in the
Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers' Choice awards, most recently
taking home the honor in 2020.
Explorations Central Brings Local Cultures On Board
Throughout each cruise, Explorations Central programming brings
Hawaii's and Mexico's local traditions, culinary tastes and
cultural experiences to life on board. Through EXC Encounters,
guests might attend a live mariachi band performance or a hula
dance lesson on board. Those who want to learn more about the
destinations can attend an EXC Talk or head to a Port-to-Table
cooking demonstration or themed mixology class featuring local
fare. The Dining Room and Lido Market also will showcase the
flavors of the regions, while bars will offer a variety of local
Fares for Koningsdam's seven-day Mexican Riviera cruises
begin at a "Have it All" premium package rate of $899 per person, double occupancy, that includes
four high-value amenities: one shore excursion, a Signature
Beverage Package, specialty dining in the Pinnacle Grill or
Pan-Asian Tamarind, and a Wi-Fi Surf Package to stay connected
throughout the cruise. Cruise-only fares start at $619 per person, double occupancy. Fares for the
Circle Hawaii cruises begin at a "Have it All" premium package rate
of $2,499 per person. Cruise-only
fares start at $1,859 per person.
Taxes, fees and port expenses are additional.
For more information about Holland America Line, consult a
travel advisor, call 1-877-SAIL HAL (877-724-5425) or visit
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America Blog. Access all social media outlets via the home
page at hollandamerica.com.
About Holland America Line [a division of Carnival
Corporation and plc (NYSE: CCL and CUK)]
Holland America Line has been
exploring the world since 1873 and was the first cruise line to
offer adventures to Alaska and the
Yukon more than 70 years ago. Its
fleet of premium ships visits nearly 400 ports in 114 countries
around the world, offering an ideal mid-sized ship experience. A
third Pinnacle-class ship, Rotterdam, is under construction and will
join the fleet in July 2021.
The leader in premium cruising, Holland America Line's ships
feature innovative initiatives and a diverse range of enriching
experiences focused on destination exploration and personalized
travel. The best live music at sea fills each evening at Music
Walk, and dining venues feature exclusive selections from Holland
America Line's esteemed Culinary Council of world-famous chefs.
In light of COVID-19, Holland America Line is currently
enhancing health and safety protocols and how they may impact
future cruises. Our actual offerings may vary from what is
displayed or described in marketing materials. Review our
current Cruise Updates, Health & Safety
Protocols and CDC Travel Advisories.
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