Thursday, 7 June 2012

Transatlantic Cruise: 15 nights in November 2012

Adventure of the Seas
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Here is a new take on the Transatlantic Crossing by Royal Caribbean. Aboard the Adventure of the Seas, you will start in Spain and visit some of the islands off that coast- Madeira, beautiful Lanzarote in the Canary Islands which is an award-winning destination for eco-tourism. Another Canary island is next, the city of Las Palmas on Gran Canaria, and then another with the mountainous and lush Tenerife.

The crossing of the Atlantic takes 6 days, so you can sit back, chill out and enjoy the ship. The upside of a cruise ship is that it is a floating hotel, restaurant and activity and entertainment centre, so you will always be occupied- plus you could just sit and look at the ocean for hours!

First stop in the Americas is St. Johns in Antigua.This lovely island has 365 beaches- one for every day of the year! The island of Saint Maarten is next, where the ship docks at Philipsburg, where there is great tropical shopping to be done. Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas is next, a gorgeous island with a swashbuckling past. The last stop and disembarkation port is San Juan in Puerto Rico.

Operator: Royal Caribbean
Vessel: Adventure of the Seas
Sailing Dates: Saturday 3 November 2012- Sunday 18 November 2012
Ports of Call: Malaga, Madeira, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria,  Tenerife, Saint John, Philipsburg, Charlotte Amalie, San Juan.

Cruise Itinerary:

Length of cruise: 15 nights

Day 1:  Malaga, departing Sat 3 Nov 17:00
Day 2: At sea
Day 3: Madeira, Mon 5 Nov 08:00-17:00
Day 4: Lanzarote, Tues 6 Nov 10:00-18:00
Day 5: Gran Canaria, Wed 7 Nov 08:00-17:00
Day 6: Tenerife, Thurs Nov 8 08:00-17:00
Day 7-12: At sea
Day 13: Saint John, Thurs 15 Nov08:00-17:00
Day 14: Philipsburg, Fri 16 Nov 08:00-17:00
Day 15: Charlotte Amalie, Sat 17 Nov 08:00-17:00
Day 16: San Juan, arriving Sun 18 Nov 06:00

About the Adventure of the Seas

The Adventure of the Seas is packed with RCI's best innovations. For getting out and about, there is a rock climbing wall, an ice-skating rink, mini-golf course, and a basketball court as well as the requisite well-stocked gym. Relaxation happens in the Vitality Spa, and socialising on the Royal Promenade where there is shopping, bars and parades. Kids will enjoy the Adventure Ocean Youth Programme. Food is fabulous in the main Dining Room, called the Cascades Restaurant, or at the buffet Windjammer Cafe, as well as various other specialty options.

See here for great deals on the Transatlantic cruise in November 2012

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