Mexican Riviera Fly-Cruise
Onboard Holland America - ms Nieuw Amsterdam
Hays Cruise Extras
  • Signature Beverage Package
  • Specialty dining experience
  • Reduced 3rd/4th guests sharing
  • 50% reduced deposits
  • Book a Suite and also receive $200 onboard spending money
Why book…
  • Visit the popular stone arch of El Arco, a magnificent natural rock formation where the Pacific Ocean meets the Gulf of California at Cabo San Lucas
  • Climb up to the El Faro lighthouse for amazing panoramic views of the town and beyond in Mazatlan
  • Take a stroll through El Malecon and discover the heart and soul of Puerto Vallarta
Overview Itinerary
The Ship
Ms Nieuw Amsterdam perfectly reflects the style and glamour of New York City. See spectacular art by Andy Warhol, savour delicious meals from Manhattan Dining Room and relax with a creative cocktail at Silk Den as you sail to your next port of call. During days at sea, sunbathe at Lido Pool, relax in the hot tub, indulge in a massage, or play a game of tennis. Kids and teens have their own clubs and activities to enjoy — while you make the most of the expert cooking shows, busy shopping arcade, and fantastic wine-tasting sessions! In the evening, ms Nieuw Amsterdam comes to life with great entertainment. Catch a show in Showroom at Sea, dance the night away to true Memphis-style music at B.B King Blues Club, and visit the grand casino for exciting games and atmosphere. Innovative and elegant, ms Nieuw Amsterdam is an amazing way to explore the world. Days at sea are your opportunity to explore the ship’s facilities. Relax by the Lido Pool or indulge in a hot stone massage in the Greenhouse Spa & Salon. Drop by the Digital Workshop for a photo editing workshop, or shape up on the latest cardio machines in the Fitness Centre. Create your own wine at Blend or experience hands-on cookery classes at The Culinary Arts Centre. Pirate treasure hunts, karaoke dance parties and mocktail mixology classes are just some of the exciting activities for 3 to 17 year olds at Club HAL.

Food
The food scene on ms Nieuw Amsterdam is first-rate. The ship's 'As You Wish' dining programme lets you enjoy meals at a time that suits you. Enjoy fine dining at Pinnacle Grill and Master Chef's Room, or head to Le Cirque for succulent steaks cooked as you like. There's also Tamarind, Lido Restaurant and Manhattan Dining Room, as well as Canaletto which serves delicious Italian cuisine. For a casual snack, you have Slice pizzeria or you can relax in your stateroom and make the most of the ship's 24-hour private dining service. The food scene on ms Nieuw Amsterdam is first-rate. The ship's 'As You Wish' dining programme lets you enjoy meals at a time that suits you. Enjoy fine dining at Pinnacle Grill and Master Chef's Room, or head to Le Cirque for succulent steaks cooked as you like. There's also Tamarind, Lido Restaurant and Manhattan Dining Room, as well as Canaletto which serves delicious Italian cuisine. For a casual snack, you have Slice pizzeria or you can relax in your stateroom and make the most of the ship's 24-hour private dining service.

Drink
Day and night, you have the perfect venue for enjoying a drink on ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Visit Ocean Bar, Pinnacle Bar and Explorer's Lounge for a dedicated service and welcoming atmosphere, then have an ale at Sports Bar while enjoying top games. Piano Bar is a great place to enjoy live music and a range of drinks, or you can be entertained at Queen's Lounge — which features a stage. Enjoy stunning views at Crow's Nest Lounge, Sea View Bar, and Lido Bar; try a range of fine wines at the wine bar; or relax with a cocktail at Silk Den.

Entertainment
Take a self-guided iPod tour of the art found on board — including work by Andy Warhol and Richard Estes. Swim and sunbathe at the pool area — which features relaxing hot tubs — or head to the thermal suite for aerobics. For some pampering, visit Greenhouse Spa and Salon which offers massages, facial treatments and sauna sessions, while kids enjoy their own club room and teenage-only Loft! Ms Nieuw Amsterdam is home to the largest gym in the cruise line's fleet, and you can visit Explorations Cafe where you find puzzle tables, Internet stations, and guest lecturers giving insights regarding your itinerary's ports of call. Stroll around the shopping arcade; play tennis and basketball; try a sample at the wine-tasting lounge; and enjoy a cooking class and demonstration at Culinary Arts Center. In the evening, head to B.B King Blues Club for live Memphis music — an ideal place to dance until late! Showroom at Sea is a large theatre featuring a series of stage shows, or you can enjoy the on-board casino for quieter evenings.
Day 1: UK to San Diego (California), USA
Fly from your chosen UK airport to San Diego. Upon arrival take a coach transfer to the port to board ms Nieuw Amsterdam and set sail for Mexico.
Day 2: At Sea
Day 3: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
This resort city is located on the southern tip of Mexico's 800-mile long Baja California peninsula. The city is most famous for its beaches, water sports and nightlife. Visit the popular stone arch of El Arco, a magnificent natural rock formation where the Pacific Ocean meets the Gulf of California. For adrenaline junkies, visit Medano beach and get involved in a wide range of water sports, including jet skiing, snorkelling and parasailing. Lots of restaurants and bars also line the beach so you can enjoy a cocktail while you admire the picturesque view.
Day 4: Mazatlan, Mexico
Step ashore at the Mexican resort town of Mazatlan. Enjoy a stroll along the 21km-long malecon or simply relax for a few hours on one of the adjoining sandy beaches. Meander through Old Mazatlan (Centro Historico) and admire the 19th-century Teatro Angela Peralta and the Basilica of Immaculate Conception or sit and people-watch on the tree-lined Plaza Machado. Climb up to the El Faro lighthouse for amazing panoramic views of the town and beyond, or explore all things beer-related on a tour of the Pacifico Brewery. Get up close to the marine life at Acuario Mazatlan or shop for local handicrafts and souvenirs at Mercado Jose Maria Pino Suarez. If you're feeling adventurous, the offshore waters are perfect for big-game fishing trips or you can whizz through the rainforest canopy on a zip line adventure.
Day 5: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Puerto Vallarta is set on the Pacific coast of Mexico, surrounded by the impressive Sierra Madre Mountains. This picturesque resort is known for its sub-tropical climate, stunning beaches, and vibrant nightlife and restaurant scene. Take a stroll through El Malecon and discover the heart and soul of Puerto Vallarta through the array of stall vendors, street artists and iconic sculptures and statues. Admire Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe church in the town centre or visit one of the ceramic tile factories to watch the traditional Mexican tiles being made. Taste the local drink at a tequila distillery or head to one of the many authentic restaurants to taste traditional cuisine.
Day 6 – 7: At Sea
Day 8: San Diego (California), USA to UK
Today your cruise comes to an end, disembark the ship and be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.
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ALL PRICES STATED ARE CRUISE ONLY. Fares listed are in GBP Sterling. Fares and Explore4 offers are based on Promo(s) NX/NQ/UU. Featured fares are per person based on double occupancy and include Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses. Explore4 offers are per stateroom based on double occupancy, for 1st and 2nd guests sharing a stateroom and excludes 3rd/4th guests, except as provided herein. Offers are available for new bookings only, apply only to the cruise portion of Alaska Land+Sea Journeys, are not combinable with any other discounts and are not transferable or refundable. Offers are applicable on select 2018-2020 sailings. Subject to availability. Signature Beverage Package (Drinks Package) has a daily limit of 15 beverages, which includes all beverages priced at US$9.00 or lower. Guests must order beverages one at a time and must be 21 years or older for alcoholic beverages. Sharing is not permitted. Beverage management reserves the right to revoke the package if misused and refuse service for any reason, including service of alcoholic beverages to intoxicated guests. Package excludes purchases made in Signature Shops, Mini Bar and In Room Dining, or beverages on Half Moon Cay. Value of US$1000 is based on a 12-night cruise, per stateroom. Pinnacle Grill dinner (speciality dining experience) : Guests receive one dinner per person. Reservations and dining times will be assigned and a confirmation card will be placed in your stateroom upon embarkation day. Offer excludes Specialty Dining Events in the Pinnacle Grill such as Le Cirque, De Librije, Master Chef’s Table and Sommelier Dinner. Reduced fares for 3rd/4th guests is based on sharing a stateroom with 1st and 2nd guests, valid on select sailings, and based on Promo NS. Reduced Deposit is valid for new bookings only. Bookings made on voyages requiring immediate final payment are not eligible for a reduced deposit. Suite offer: Onboard Spending Money is US$100 per guest (US$200 per suite) is non-refundable, transferable, not for cash value, expires at the end of that cruise, and may not be used in the casino. Offers are capacity controlled, and may be modified or withdrawn without prior notice. Other restrictions may apply. It is the responsibility of guests to ensure they have a full passport valid at least 6 months beyond the date travel is to commence. Explore4 offers end 19 November.
Price per person from only
£1669
April 2019 - 7 Nights - Flying from Selected UK airports to San Diego
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