Spend time in Argentina’s capital before your South American cruise on board the multi-award-winning Celebrity Eclipse® which visits the buzzing city of Rio during its famous carnival.
• Buenos Aires, Argentina
• Montevideo, Uruguay
• Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
• Buzios, Brazil
• São Paulo, Brazil
• Buenos Aires, Argentina
• Mendoza, Argentina
Cruise Discover the beautiful beaches and scenic islands of the Brazilian resort of Buzios – the ‘St Tropez of Latin America’ – on a schooner sailing tour*.
Mendoza Wine Experience Tour two of Mendoza’s world-famous wineries and enjoy tasting sessions and food and wine pairings at a gourmet restaurant*.
Puerto Madero Buenos Aires’ newest district is a vibrant pocket of restaurants set on the promenade, offering everything from Italian and Mexican to Japanese and fine steakhouses.
Cruise Accompany the ship’s chef to Montevideo’s local markets to source fresh ingredients for a private dinner on board*.
Tango Show and Dinner, Buenos Aires Soak up the passion and spectacle of Argentina’s national dance over a three-course meal at Esquina Carlos Gardel, an art nouveau-style theatre*.
Cruise Experience the excitement of Rio’s world-famous carnival from one of the best seats in the house at the colourful Samba Parade*.
Cruise The Deluxe Ocean View Staterooms with Veranda feature a sitting area, large interactive flat-screen television and private veranda.
Sheraton Mendoza Hotel This modern hotel has a central location, a club lounge, a wine bar and a 17th-floor restaurant with incredible 360° views of the city and the Andes.
Is this for you?
When sailing the world with Celebrity Cruises® you can be sure of a sophisticated experience, modern luxury and hand-picked optional shore excursions which reveal the very best of your destination. Their fleet is one of the youngest at sea today and each ship has a distinctive contemporary design. The intuitive service you’ll receive and award-winning dining opportunities – some of which are included in your full-board package – are second to none.
This award-winning Solstice-class ship offers a sophisticated experience, beautiful cabins, innovative cuisine and a real grass lawn.
What to expect
Day 1 UK to Buenos Aires, Argentina Depart the UK on your overnight flight to
Days 2-3 Buenos Aires, Argentina On arrival in Argentina’s capital, transfer to your hotel for a two-night stay. This cosmopolitan city is an intriguing blend of Latin American and European influences and has 48 different neighbourhoods, or barrios. Explore the elegant Recoleta district which is known for its European architecture, wide boulevards, chic boutiques and the hauntingly beautiful Recoleta Cemetery – the final resting place of Eva Peron. A trip to Buenos Aires wouldn’t be complete without experiencing one of the city’s world-famous tango shows. Admire the sultry display of impossibly fast footwork and sensuous dance moves of the talented dancers as you enjoy the spectacle, drama and passion of this traditional dance.
Day 4 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Begin your cruise on board the Celebrity Eclipse®.
Day 5 Montevideo, Uruguay
Day 6 At sea
Days 7-9 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Day 10 Buzios, Brazil
Day 11 São Paulo, Brazil
Days 12-13 At sea
Day 14 Buenos Aires to Mendoza, Argentina
Following disembarkation in Buenos Aires, transfer to the airport for your flight to Mendoza in the heart of Argentina’s wine country. Transfer to the your hotel for a two-night stay.
Day 15 Mendoza, Argentina Your time here is at leisure to relax and explore. Be sure tohead to the hotel’s wine bar Cava which offers fine labels from the region’s world-famous vineyards. A wine tour is a must during your stay in Argentina’s wine-producing capital. Visit wineries to learn about the creation process and sample some fine wines. Exploring the wine route by bike or horse is a great way to soak up the beautiful countryside that lies at the foot of the magnificent Andes.
Day 16 Mendoza, Argentina Transfer to the airport for your return overnight flight to the UK.
Departing 24 February 2019; alternative Latin & Central America itineraries are available, please call for details.
Upgrade your cruise
Opt for one of the serene AquaClass® Staterooms to enjoy unlimited access to the Persian Garden spa lounge and the Blu restaurant as well as a host of other extras.
The five-star Cavas Wine Lodge, Mendoza is a boutique retreat in a 55-acre vineyard, where you can relax with wine therapy at the spa.
Tailor made cruises
Our featured itineraries have been hand-picked by our cruise experts to showcase how you can tailor your own stay and cruise holiday. While the cruise portion of your holiday is set by the cruise lines, the land-based section of your holiday – whether it’s before or after your voyage, or even both – is fully flexible. This means you can choose the airport you fly from and airline you fly with, where you stay, for how long and the adventures you will have while you are there. These featured holidays have been curated using our extensive cruise and destination knowledge, however almost any itinerary can be crafted – just speak to one of our Personal Travel Experts.