Having arrived in Buenos Aires, Argentina, The "Paris of the South" flaunts its European heritage. One of the pleasures of Buenos Aires is simply absorbing its charm and flavor, from Parisian-style confiterias - cafés - to the city's popular tango clubs. We will have time to explore before we join our cruise.
This afternoon we will embark
on our beautiful cruise shp and enjoy a wonderful Diamond Princess welcome.
Nestled between the continent's two giants, Brazil and Argentina, Uruguay is the second smallest country in South America. More than half of the nation's population of three million reside in the capital of Montevideo, located at Uruguay's southernmost point on the Rio de la Plata. Although small in size, Uruguay has proven to be big-hearted - the country is one of the most literate nations in the world while Montevideo is one of South America's most interesting and cosmopolitan capitals.
Diamond Princess is a treasure trove of exceptional delights waiting to be discovered. Dine on freshly prepared sashimi in Kai Sushi, watch street performers in the dazzling Atrium, or take in a lavish production show in our state-of-the-art theater. And for a unique treat visit the Izumi Japanese Bath, the largest of its kind at sea.
"From the moment you step aboard, we want you to feel welcomed and right at home. And with attentive service from a friendly staff that knows what hospitality means, you’ll find your Princess ship truly is your home away from home".
FALKLAND ISLANDS (STANLEY)
Capital of the Falklands since 1845, tiny Stanley lies on the windswept tip of East Falkland Island. The Falklands long served as a way station for ships, particularly whalers, bound to and from Cape Horn. The islands' rigorous environment is immediately apparent: Stanley Harbor is dotted with the hulks of vessels that succumbed to the fierce winds and waves of the South Atlantic. While their strategic location led to important roles in both World Wars, today, travelers increasingly journey to the islands to view their rich assortment of bird and marine life.
Voted “Best Cruise Line" for multi-generational family travel” by Porthole Cruise Magazine 2018 Readers' Choice Awards, Princess fosters family reconnection over meaningful moments of discovery, relaxation and happiness, from grandparents to grandkids and everyone in between.
There’s always something happening on board — from heading to the Princess Theater for a lavish original musical production to enjoying a blockbuster movie poolside under the stars or simply relaxing in a lounge sipping a cocktail where a live band is playing your song.
Everything you need to refresh body and mind is right on board. Indulge in a manicure, pedicure or a makeover in the salon, or a soothing massage in the Lotus Spa. Or maybe it’s a brisk workout in the fitness center, followed by a little “me time” in The Sanctuary, a tranquil retreat reserved just for adults.
Each day, a world of exciting activities awaits, from cooking demonstrations to dance classes, trivia contests and a range of enrichment programs, including our Encounters with Discovery at SEA speaker series from experts who offer insights into the places you’ll visit.
Sit back, relax and watch hit movies and top TV shows right from the comfort of your own stateroom. You can even keep up with your favorite teams with live sporting events. Visit the sport24live.com page (refer to the ‘At Sea’ section)* to view what sporting events will be featured on your voyage.
In partnership with Discovery - Princess® has developed wonder-filled Camp Discovery centers and engaging experiences for cruisers ages 3 to 17. Named “Best Cruise Line for Families” by Travel & Leisure, our diverse programs offer every child and teen what they need to spark curiosity, fuel creativity and inspire an active life.
USHUAIA (TIERRA DEL FUEGO,
Magellan called it Tierra del Fuego, "the Land of Fire," having seen flames rising from the darkened islands. For over three centuries, the name struck fear in the hearts of mariners. Howling headwinds, mountainous seas and rocky coastlines spelled a sudden end to many voyages. Today, Ushuaia, a former Argentine penal colony, serves as your gateway to this wilderness where snow-capped mountains plummet to the icy waters of the Beagle Channel.
PUNTA ARENAS, CHILE
Punta Arenas lies atop rolling hills, looking out over the Strait of Magellan. In the days before the Panama Canal, this was a major port as ships plied the waters of Cape Horn. Punta Arenas remains a prosperous town today, thanks to its rich natural resources. The city is also the gateway to Chilean Patagonia, a maze of fjords, rivers, steppes, and mountains to the north. To the south lies the great frozen mass of Antarctica. Adventure awaits in any direction at this port located near the end of the earth.
Indulge your appetite whenever you wish on board the Diamond Princess. Every hour, our chefs are busy baking, grilling and sautéing great-tasting fare from scratch. Princess offers unparalleled inclusive dining options throughout the ship with a wide range of culinary delights to suit any palate, from endless buffet choice to gourmet pizza, frosty treats, decadent desserts and much more.
Another day to relax and enjoy all of the many options offered by this beautiful ship 'Diamond Princess'. Last minute shopping or a final cocktail with some new friends we have made on this 'epic' journey may be on the agenda. Perhaps another stroll on the promenade deck might be our choice. Whatever we choose to do - we will reflect on what amazing things we have witnessed on this Antarctic Adventure.
SANTIAGO (SAN ANTONIO) CHILE
Nestled between rolling hills topped with colorful houses and meandering coastal dunes, the bustling city of San Antonio enjoys its reputation as the gateway to Chile's central valley and the capital of Santiago. With a population of over five million people, Santiago sprawls at the feet of the snow-capped Andes. Inland lies the sun-kissed wine regions of Casablanca and Maipo Maipo Valley, Chile's internationally renowned wine district.
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