MEXICAN RIVIERA & SEA OF CORTEZ CRUISE
11 Night Holland America Cruise Round Trip from San Diego

13 Days - Tour Dates: December 4 - 16, 2023
34 Meals Included
Guaranteed Departure


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Activity Level:

Activity Level 2: Moderate Pace - More walking / standing daily, walking on uneven ground. Rest options available. Some early morning departures.

Price Per Person:

From $$1999 per person, double occupancy

**Above price includes Pre-Package in the SAN area. See below for Air Add On's from your city.
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Cash Early Booking Discount
SAVE $50 - First 1-20 Clients

$750 pp Deposit

*CRUISE ONLY Prices
Dec 5 - Cruise Only - no Home Pick-up, no transfers to ship, no pre-night hotel 
J -  Inside $1,499 pp Double   
C - Outside $1,899 pp Double 
VC - Verandah  $2,099 pp Double
V - Verandah  $2,199 pp Double  
JS/A - Jr./Suite $2,699 pp Double

CRUISE ONLY Single Supplements
J   Inside  +$975   
C  Outside   +$1,500 
VC  Verandah +$1,650
V     Verandah  +$1,800  
JS/A  Jr./Suite  +$2,250

Tour Highlights:

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Round Trip Home Pick-up**
  • Round Trip Airfare** - See Air Add On’s
  • 34 Meals: 12-Breakfasts, 10-Lunches, 12-Dinners
  • 1 Night Hotel in San Diego
  • San Diego City Tour & Dinner
  • 11 Night Mexico Cruise: Round Trip San Diego on Holland America’s ms Koningsdam
  • Port Tax of $170 per person Included
  • AFC Tour Manager Chris McCool (w/ 20 Guests)
  • Hotel/Ship Transfers & Baggage at Hotel/Ship
VALID PASSPORT REQUIRED

**13 Days - Includes Round Trip Home Pick-up SAN area & Pre-Package. See below for Air Add On's for other cities and cabin types.

*Cruise Only is available - 12 Days, December 5-16 - No Home Pick-up, no transfers to ship, no pre-night hotel/pre-package. See below for pricing.

Daily Itinerary:

Day 1 - Monday, 12/4/2023 - San Diego
Today arrive in sunny San Diego. Meet your Tour Manager and transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner tonight in Old Town San Diego.
- Dinner
Day 2 - Tuesday, 12/5/2023 - San Diego / Cruise
After breakfast, enjoy a San Diego City Tour with a local guide. See the historic Gaslamp District, Downtown, the bustling Embarcadero, Balboa Park and historic Old Town San Diego. Later, board your ship, the ms Koningsdam, for your cruise to the Mexican Riviera & Sea of Cortez. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 3 - Wednesday, 12/6/2023 - At Sea
If complete bliss is the destination, Koningsdam cruise ship is the journey. Fluid lines, light-filled spaces, and a blend of 21st century elegance and nautical tradition dazzles at every turn. The ship abounds with innovative dining and entertainment options. Head to B.B. King’s Blues Club for Memphis R&B, take in visually stunning entertainment at World Stage, or revisit classic hits at Billboard Onboard. There’s much to see and do on Koningsdam, the first of the cruise ships in Holland America Line’s Pinnacle class. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 4 - Thursday, 12/7/2023 - At Sea - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 5 - Friday, 12/8/2023 - Manzanillo 10am-6pm
Manzanillo is one of Mexico’s busiest, most important ports (some say the busiest and most important). Located on the Pacific, it’s nicknamed the Sailfish Capital of the World. It’s little wonder, then, that most of the activities in Manzanillo are centered on or near the water, and most of the city’s culinary specialties are inspired by the fruits of the sea.
- Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 6 - Saturday, 12/9/2023 - Puerto Vallarta 8am-5pm
The cobblestoned center of town features the ornate Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe church, boutique shops, and a range of restaurants and bars. El Malecón is a beachside promenade with contemporary sculptures, as well as bars, lounges and nightclubs.
- Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 7 - Sunday, 12/10/2023 - Mazatlán 8am-5pm
Mazatlán is a resort town on the Pacific in the state of Sinaloa. Sandy beaches line its 21km-long malecón (boardwalk), and it’s known for big-game fishing. In the Centro Histórico, or Old Mazatlán, 19th-c. landmarks include the performance hall Teatro Ángela Peralta and the towering Immaculate Conception basilica.
- Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 8 - Monday, 12/11/2023 - At Sea
Enjoy your Pinnacle class ship today at your leisure. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 9 - Tuesday, 12/12/2023 - La Paz 7am-5pm
La Paz is known for its seafront Malecón promenade with beaches, parks and art by Mexican and international artists. Many bars and restaurants overlook the water. In the city center, the 19th-c. Nuestra Señora de La Paz Cathedral dominates the shady Velasco Garden. The Whale Museum has displays on the area’s gray whales.
- Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 10 - Wednesday, 12/13/2023 - Loreto 6am-4pm
Loreto is a city on the Gulf of California. Its colonial buildings include the Misión de Nuestra Señora de Loreto, a 17th-c. church. Off the coast, the islands and waters of Bahía de Loreto National Park are home to dolphins, whales, and pelicans. The city is backed by Sierra de la Giganta mountain range, where trails lead to prehistoric cave paintings.
- Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 11 - Thursday, 12/14/2023 - Cabo San Lucas  7am-1pm
Cabo San Lucas, a resort city on the tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula, is known for its beaches. Playa El Médano is Cabo’s main beach, with outdoor restaurants and bars. Past the marina is Land’s End promontory, site of Playa del Amor (Lover’s Beach) and El Arco, a natural archway in the seacliffs. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 12 - Friday, 12/15/2023 - At Sea
Once more you get to enjoy your ship’s amenities before your departure tomorrow. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 13 - Saturday, 12/16/2023 - San Diego
After breakfast, disembark and travel home. - Breakfast

Additional Tour Information:

FEATURED ACCOMMODATIONS
  • San Diego (1) - San Diego area hotel
  • Holland America (11) - ms Koningsdam
**Departure Cities & Prices with PRE-PACKAGE
Prices include Round Trip Home Pick-up - SAN Area & Pre-Package 
J -  Inside $1,999 pp Double   
C - Outside $2,399 pp Double 
VC - Verandah $2,599  pp Double
V -  Verandah $2,699  pp Double 
JS/A - Jr./Suite $3,199  pp Double

Single Supplements
J -  Inside     +$1,075   
C - Outside  +$1,600 
VC - Verandah  +$1,750
V -  Verandah  +$1,900  
JS/A - Jr./Suite   +$2,350

AIR ADD ON’S: 
+$350 pp  SFO / SMF / OAK / SJC / LAS / PHX
+$450 pp  DEN / SLC
+$500 pp  SEA / PDX
+$600 pp  DFW / IAH / SAT / AUS / IND / CVG
SoCal Clients - Transfer to SAN area, Home Pick-up Supplements apply - See Terms & Conditions