Seabourn Reveals Fall 2023 Voyages to the Caribbean, Central America and Hawaii

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WHY IT RATES: In the Pacific, fall 2023 itineraries include Seabourn’s first-ever vacation trip to the Hawaiian Islands, while Atlantic-side offerings travel to beloved Caribbean islands, shores of America central and even through the Panama Canal. The line’s ultra-luxury, all-suite cruise line combo trips are highly appealing, which can save guests up to 10 percent. — Laurie Baratti, TravelPulse Associate Editor


Seabourn, the ultra-luxury ocean and expedition cruise line, is ready to explore extraordinary worlds of natural beauty and cultural wonders in the Caribbean, Central America and Hawaii throughout fall 2023 with the announcing her new voyages aboard three of the ultra-luxury ships. The season includes the company’s first-ever Hawaiian Holiday Sailing, as well as numerous combination voyages on the intimate Seabourn Quest, Seabourn Sojourn and Seabourn Ovation. Voyages are now on sale and full itinerary details are available at www.seabourn.com.

“We always seek to curate incredible itineraries to provide guests with the opportunity to experience the wonders of the world around us in a style that is uniquely ours,” said Seabourn President Josh Leibowitz. “Our new Fall 2023 trips are ideal for travelers seeking new experiences with a feel of active luxury, including our first-ever vacation trip to the beautiful Hawaiian Islands.”

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A Seabourn First: Hawaiian Vacations on Seabourn Sojourn

Seabourn will offer its first-ever Hawaiian adventure with a 20-day Allure of Aloha vacation on Seabourn Sojourn departing December 22, 2023 round-trip from Los Angeles. After a port call at Catalina Island, the ship will spend five days cruising the Pacific Ocean en route to a six-day stay in Aloha State. Paradise highlights include:

– The charming town of Hilo on the Big Island with opportunities for scenic and active adventure at every turn, from a visit to the 85-foot Rainbow Falls in Wailuku River Park, to a visit to the serene Japanese Gardens of Liliuokalini and a trip to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park where roaring features like the Kilauea Caldera put on quite a show.

– Manele Bay, Lanai, consisting of White Manele where a wide golden sand beach offers the chance to see spinner dolphins and humpback whales, and Black Manele where the high cliffs of Pali Lei no Hauni offer such distant views and as panoramic as the eyes can see.

— An overnight stay on New Year’s Eve in Honolulu, Oahu, home to the iconic crescent-shaped beach of Waikiki, the volcanic crater of Diamond Head and the capital’s international metropolitan energy.

– Kauai, known as “Garden Island” and a tropical gem of breathtaking waterfalls, rugged mountains and gorgeous beaches, with the harbor village and port of call of Nawiliwili providing access for all.

– Lahaina, steeped in history as a whaling port and contemporary as the best “walk-in town” on the island of Maui, with a sunny climate, beachfront setting, dozens of galleries and all manner of shops and restaurants to enjoy.

Explore the Caribbean with Seabourn Sojourn, Seabourn Quest and Seabourn Ovation

– Seabourn Quest will explore the Eastern Caribbean on a 14-day Leeward Island Jewels voyage and a 16-day Caribbean voyage from Miami on Nov. 7 and Dec. 19, respectively. Itineraries include iconic destinations such as San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Terre-de-Haut, Iles de Saintes, Guadeloupe; spectacular snorkeling and diving at Pigeon Island in Rodney Bay in St. Lucia; a guest-favorite “Caviar in the Surf” celebration at Carambola Beach, St. Kitts and Nevis; and a ‘Marina Day’ of free water sports from the ship’s marina retractable platform in Great Harbour, Jost van Dyke, British Virgin Islands. Be sure to pack shades on the vacation trip for the sparkling white sand beaches and candy-colored architecture of St. John’s, Antiqua and Barbuda; vibrant culture on a night out in Santo Domingo, capital of the Dominican Republic; and sun-kissed tropical jungles, mountains and waterfalls in Port Antonio, Jamaica.

– Seabourn Sojourn will sail the Caribbean on a 14-day round-trip Leeward Islands cruise from Miami departing Nov. 17, visiting San Juan, Terre-de-Haut, Rodney Bay, St. John’s , etc. The trip will include the popular ‘Caviar in the Surf’ event at Carambola Beach and a day of water sports direct from the ship’s marina in Great Harbour, Jost van Dyke, BVI.

— Between December 2023 and April 2024, Seabourn Ovation will sail the Caribbean on 12 seven-day sailings between Barbados and St Maarten. The season includes two sunny round trips from Barbados over the holidays, including a 10-day holiday trip departing December 17, 2023 and visiting the islands of Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao and more, followed by an 11-day trip starting in December. 27 and featuring the best of the Caribbean, Martinique, Antigua, Barbuda and more. The ship’s Caribbean season will end in April with a 14-day sail from Barbados to Miami.

– Immersive experiences planned for guests exploring the Caribbean on Seabourn include the line’s popular Caviar in the Surf with a uniformed crew plunging into the crystal clear Caribbean Sea to deliver chilled champagne and caviar served via a planked bar surfing, as well as a fun Marina Day, with free water sports from a beach or the unique, retractable Marina platform at the back of each ship.

Sailing Seabourn Sojourn and Seabourn Quest to the Caribbean and the Panama Canal

– Seabourn Quest will sail the Western Caribbean on two 14-day Pathfinder voyages to Central America and the Panama Canal from Miami on November 21 and December 5. Visit Mayan archaeological sites, explore wildlife parks, and birdwatch from Belize City on the Caribbean coast; snorkel with colorful marine life at San Andrés, a coral island located in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve nearly 500 miles from mainland Colombia; and spend a day sailing through the Panama Canal with a fascinating tour of Lake Gatun, the largest man-made lake in the world which provides the entire water supply for the lock systems of “The Big Ditch” .

– On December 1, Seabourn Sojourn will sail from Miami to Los Angeles for a 21-day Caribbean Channel and Panama passage. Visit the colorful Wilhelminastraat in Oranjestad, Aruba, where local architecture blends with Dutch elements; cross the Panama Canal from Cristobal to Balboa; explore tropical wilderness at its best in Golfito, Costa Rica, with Piedras Blancas National Park and great spots for birdwatching and howler and capuchin monkeys; and widen your eyes at Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala, the largest port in the Pacific, with a backdrop of volcanoes.

Travel longer with Seabourn on combo trips

The ships will offer passengers the opportunity to spend more time sailing the high seas with inviting combo voyages available through fall 2023, as well as enjoy savings of up to 10%:

– Combo voyages on Seabourn Quest include a 28-day Atlantic Coast and Leeward Islands, departing from Montreal on October 24 with the stunning views of fall, including the famous Manhattan skyline, en route to Miami and the Caribbean portion of the cruise; 28-day round trip to the Leeward Islands, Central America and the Panama Canal from Miami on November 7; and 30-day Central America, Panama Canal and Caribbean vacation from Miami on December 5, with Christmas Day in Carambola Beach, St. Kitts and Nevis, and New Year’s Eve in Port Antonio, Jamaica.

– Combinations on Seabourn Sojourn include a 35-day passage through the Leeward Islands and Panama Canal, departing Miami on December 1 en route to Los Angeles with the Eastern Caribbean, Panama Canal and Central America between the two ; and 41-day tropical island vacation, departing Miami Dec. 1 to visit all of the above, plus Hawaii, round-trip from Los Angeles, starting Dec. 22.

Seabourn represents the pinnacle of ultra-luxury travel. All-inclusive boutique ships offer rooms consisting only of ocean-view suites; award-winning dining room; complimentary premium spirits and fine wines available at all times; a renowned service provided by a cutting-edge team; a relaxed and sociable atmosphere that makes customers feel at home; a pedigree in expedition travel through the Ventures by Seabourn program and two new ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition vessels coming in 2022 and 2023. Seabourn takes travelers to every continent in the world, visiting more than 400 ports, including renowned cities and lesser known ports and havens. Seabourn customers discover extraordinary offers and programs, including partnerships with leading artists, restaurants, personal health and wellness, and engaging speakers.

To book or for more details, please contact a professional travel consultant, call Seabourn at 1-800-929-9391 or visit Seabourn online. A dedicated shore excursions call center is available for customers at 1-800-984-3225.


THE SOURCE: Seabourn press release.

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