Discover the Vibrant Wonders of the West Coast USA & Central America on board Scenic Eclipse


Sizzling cities brimming with culture. Wondrous wildlife-rich waterways. Magnificent redwood trees that shrink those below. And a unique epicurean scene that delights. The west coast, from Seattle down to Central America’s wildly beautiful Costa Rica, has it all. And this remarkable destination is waiting to be discovered on a Scenic Eclipse 6-star ultra-luxury cruise. 
It’s the feel of the warm Californian sun on your skin as you marvel at the majestic Santa Lucia Mountains. The unmistakable taste of your first oyster at San Francisco’s famous Bayside Market. Watching as the skies ignite with pinks and purples as the sun sets in Mexico. Dipping your toe into the tropical fish-filled waters of Costa Rica, or sampling rich rum in Guatemala. These are the vibrant wonders of America.
There’s no denying it - the sensational coastline that runs from Seattle in northern California, pass the Baja Coast in Mexico and onto the untamed beauty of Costa Rica is iconic. Cosmopolitan cities, colourful coastal towns, supreme culinary delights, and a laid-back culture that is unrivalled with natural beauty and unique wildlife. 

A 6-star ultra-luxury Discovery Voyage of this astonishing region will not only leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated, but most importantly, an abundance of extraordinary immersive experiences, will leave you feeling enriched. 

The Wondrous West Coast USA 

Vibrant cities nestled within vast mountain ranges. Fjord-like channels where orcas swim and bear's roam. And an unrivalled wine region that neatly hugs those famous Californian beaches. North Americas west coast is one of the most popular destinations in the world for a reason.  
 
This is a land where you can gaze up at giant redwood trees in the unique forests of Eureka, boarded by the Humboldt Bay. Watch as eagles soar high above the idyllic Californian coastal wetlands. And step back in time and soak up the dark mystique of the notorious former prison, Alcatraz known as “The Rock.”
 
Personalise your 6-star ultra-luxury cruise with Scenic Freechoice activities that fit your personal tastes and your own pace. On the West Coast, there’s an abundance of both on board and onshore activities to unlock.  
 
An oyster tour of the ‘Oyster Capitol of the World’ in San Francisco. Taking out a complimentary e-bike to discover the stunning waterways of Youngs River in Astoria, uncovering the untouched rainforests or abundant wildlife. Or flying into the world-renowned Napa Valley via one of two Scenic Airbus helicopters^, before sampling the region’s prodigious Cabernet Sauvignon. No two days are the same with Scenic Eclipse during a Discovery Voyage of the West Coast, USA.

The Breathtaking Baja Coast

From the moment the sun rises, the Baja Coast is magnificent. The world’s second-longest peninsula, this is a place where rugged tropical mountains frame breathtakingly beautiful beaches. A land of culinary delights, rich culture and marine life.  

With the Scenic Eclipse Discovery Team, you will uncover many of Mexico’s hidden secrets. From wildlife experts to conservation leaders, the Discovery Team offer unrivalled knowledge and insights of the region so your experience both on board and onshore is filled with deep discovery and enriching experiences.  
You’ll kayak on azure waters of the Sea of Cortez, renowned as the ‘” The Aquarium of the World” for being one of the most bio-diverse seas on the planet. Snorkel or swim with a small colony of Californian sea lions in San Rafaelito Island, as these curious by gentle creatures enjoy your company in the UNESCO-listed colonial capital of Antigua, explore the bougainvillea-draped buildings and breathtaking views of emerald volcanoes or famed Spanish colonial buildings including the famous baroque La Merced church. Or sample the unique culinary delights of lively La Paz, before soaking up the rich culture of Huatulco and the 16 different indigenous groups that call this faraway paradise home. 

An abundance of truly immersive experiences are waiting to be turned into ever-lasting memories during a Scenic Eclipse 6-star ultra-luxury discovery voyage of the Baja Coast.  

The Flawless Beauty of Central America 

From the untouched countryside of Guatemala to the tropical beaches of Niagara, and the monkey-filled mountains of Costa Rica, Central America is a place of transcendent beauty. There is no place like it on Earth.  
 
In Puerto Quetzal in Guatemala, you can enjoy a guided tasting of the region’s best rums. In Acajutla in San Salvador, you’ll be plunged deep in nature at the spectacular El Impossible National Park, before kayaking to the world’s most untouched beaches in Nicaragua.  
 
In wildly beautiful Bahia Culebra in Costa Rica, take in the lush green vista by soaring above on one of two Scenic Airbus helicopters^, while listening to on board commentary provided through a set of Bose® headsets.  Or zip line through the Papagayo Canopy as you’re cheered on by a troop of mischievous white-faced monkeys.  
And then, at the end of the day, it is time relax on the verandah of your 6-star ultra-luxury Discovery Yacht and watch as the sun melts into the Pacific Ocean, marking the finale to another remarkable day in paradise.  

Unrivalled 6-Star Ultra-Luxury Experience

With international boarders reopening, it is now time to explore the world once again. Combining world-class facilities with state-of-the-art technology and 6-star ultra-luxury, a voyage on board Scenic Eclipse is in a class of its own.  

The luxurious suites are flawlessly designed, with your own private verandah, separate lounge area, butler service and amenities including a Dyson hairdryer, illy coffee machine and more. And our truly all-inclusive philosophy ensures everything is taken care of.  
This includes sensational dining and premium beverages* at up to ten different dining experiences or the nine bars and lounges. Ranging from fine-dining to relaxed al-fresco, there is something to cater every taste, mood, and preference.  

Scenic Eclipse, is more than luxury cruising. It is 6-star ultra-luxury cruising, with intriguing itineraries, enriching experiences, and having your travel dreams met by a team that will go to the Nth Degree to bring them to life.  
Please note:*All drinks are included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, Champagnes and spirits. ^Helicopter, helicopter experiences and submarine at additional cost, subject to regulatory approval, availability, weight restrictions, medical approval and weather and ice conditions. Submarine is unable to operate in US waters.  

 

North and Central america brochure 2022 2023