Oceania Cruises, the world’s top culinary and destination-focused cruise company, offers once-in-a-lifetime holiday voyages on seven small, luxurious ships. Over 40 sailings from Miami, Lima, Sydney, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai over the 2023-2024 and 2024-2025 holiday seasons allow travellers to experience numerous exciting locations and cultures.
This captivating collection of diverse itineraries offers a holiday for every type of traveller, from Caribbean beaches to Latin America’s vibrant energy, from Polynesia’s exotic islands and top Australian destinations to Arabia’s alluring adventures.
The Christmas celebrations begin when visitors board one of Oceania Cruises’ intimate ships, decorated with beautiful seasonal decorations, shimmering lights, festive garlands, finely arranged trees, and stunning gingerbread towns.
Joyful entertainment includes a reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas on Christmas Eve, visits from Santa Claus and his helpers, charming carol singing, glistening evening shows on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, a beautiful Menorah display, and special dedicated services on both days. Ship-wide entertainment includes incredible countdown parties with a Champagne toast at midnight and a decadent gala brunch on New Year’s Day.
The line’s promise of The Finest Cuisine at Sea® is fulfilled by the fleet of small, luxurious ships’ festive feasts, from traditional eggnog with breakfast on Christmas Day to an exquisite Hanukkah dining menu in The Grand Dining Room, delightful high teas, and a multi-course traditional Christmas Day dinner flawlessly prepared by the finest chefs at sea.
“Cruising aboard a luxurious ship replete with celebratory menus, glistening decorations, and festive entertainment is an extraordinary way to spend the holiday season,” said Frank A. Del Rio, President of Oceania Cruises. “Our collection of festive itineraries explores enticing locales the world over, creating memories to last a lifetime.”
Starting and ending in Miami, this 12-day Caribbean Wanderlust trip on the line’s new ship, Vista, departs on 18 December 2023 and visits Dominica, St. Lucia, and other exotic islands. However, now is an excellent time to plan next year’s holiday season, with many exciting destinations to select from.
Holidays will continue to provide Oceania Cruises simply MORE. The new value promise means luxury cruisers will get the best value in luxury cruising, with virtually everything they want included in their voyage fare: free round-trip airfare and airport transfers, a generous shore excursion credit of up to $1,600 per stateroom to spend on tours of their choice, and more chances to celebrate the season.
Simply MORE makes Oceania Cruises’ holidays brighter by elevating the passenger experience, creating memorable memories in fascinating places, and offering exquisite enjoyment—all new bookings for sailings departing 1 October 2023 or later.
2023-2024 Festive Season Voyage Highlights
Gems of the Leewards: 12 days from Miami to Miami on Insignia
Celebrate the holidays in the Leeward Islands of the Caribbean, a stunning blend of wave-kissed beaches, yacht-strewn harbours, majestic vistas, and European luxury. Departs 17 December 2023.
Caribbean Wanderlust: 12 Days from Miami to Miami aboard Vista.
Departing from Miami, revel in the sun-splashed pleasures of the Caribbean on this revitalizing holiday season escape to the carefree islands of the Eastern Caribbean to Dominica, St. Lucia and beyond. Departs 18 December 2023.
Legendary Latin America: 24 Days from Lima to Buenos Aires aboard Marina.
Celebrate the joyous spirit of Latin America, from the otherworldly deserts of Peru to the multifaceted sophistication of Uruguay and Argentina, on a journey punctuated by an extraordinary passage to Antarctica. Departs 18 December 2023.
Awe of Australia: 14 days from Sydney to Bali aboard Regatta
Revel in the myriad delights of Australia’s eastern coast – think renowned vineyards, cutting-edge galleries, the iconic Gold Coast, the Great Barrier Reef and more – as you sail towards Indonesia and the beauty of Bali. Departs 21 December 2023.
Sapphire Seas Holiday: 12 days from Miami to Miami aboard Sirena
This holiday season, revel in the joyous Caribbean in festive destinations such as the playful Dominican Republic, très-chic St. Barts, breathtaking Dominica, bountiful Barbados and luminescent Guadeloupe. Departs 22 December 2023.
Tropics of Capricorn: 24 Days from Singapore to Papeete aboard Nautica
Weave around the Tropic of Capricorn for nearly a month and discover a constellation of verdant islands and Australian gems. Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, delight in rich Polynesian traditions or simply float peacefully in a crystalline lagoon.28 Departs December 2023.
Sumptuous Arabia:10 Days from Abu Dhabi to Mumbai aboard Riviera
Marvel at the desert cities of Oman and the UAE, where sleek architecture sits beside sumptuous palaces and mosques. Relish an overnight stay in vibrant Mumbai and visit remote Sir Bani Yas, home to more than 17,000 free-roaming exotic animals. Departs 29 December 2023.
2024-2025 Festive Season Voyage Highlights
Hidden Caribbean Coves: 10 Days from Miami to Miami aboard Vista.
Trade gray skies for radiant light on this illuminating jaunt throughout the sun-dappled Caribbean, with ample opportunities to hike verdant peaks, snorkel gin-clear waters, sample local rums, sail a catamaran or simply relax on an idyllic beach. 17 Departs December 2024.
Mangroves of the Maya:14 Days from Miami to Bridgetown aboard Sirena
Celebrate the holidays in the joyful Caribbean and the Maya lands, exploring impressive ancient pyramids and delicate coral reefs. In Costa Rica, observe mischievous monkeys, and in the Dutch Antilles, admire the candy-coloured architecture. Departs 21 December 2024.
Antarctic and Patagonian Joy: 24 days from Lima to Buenos Aires aboard Marina
Experience the extraordinary as you weave among the spectacular Chilean Fjords, venture to Antarctica’s icy reaches, mingle with penguins in the Falkland Islands and hit the town in vibrant Buenos Aires, where you’ll enjoy an overnight stay. Departs 21 December 2024.
Festive Caribbean: 14 days from Miami to Miami aboard Insignia
Create unforgettable holiday memories on this wide-ranging exploration of the sparkling Caribbean, from the colourful Dutch Antilles and Barbados rum distilleries to the joyous energy of Puerto Rico and the idyllic cays of St. Vincent. Departs 22 December 2024.
Sheiks to Shrines: 21 Days from Abu Dhabi to Singapore aboard Riviera
Uncover exotic lands that range from the beguiling sandy expanses of the UAE and the ornate Hindu temples of India to the tropical paradises of Southeast Asia, with overnights in Mumbai, Yangon and Singapore adding to the sense of exhilaration. Departs 22 December 2024.
Wonders of Australia: 20 Days from Sydney to Perth aboard Regatta
Experience Australia’s spectacular northern coastline, where the Great Barrier Reef shimmers just offshore, fascinating Aboriginal culture endures, and a frontier spirit permeates everyday life. Guests will enjoy overnight stays in Bali and Perth. Departs 22 December 2024.
Beyond the Panama Canal: 14 Days from Miami to Los Angeles aboard Nautica
Ring in the new year with an incredible passage through the Panama Canal, bookended by stops in Cartagena, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and lush Puntarenas. Round out the cruise to Los Angeles with an exploration of Mexico’s luminous west coast. Departs 23 December 2024.