West Africa Rhythms – Barcelona to Cape Town

  • 14 Nov ‘24
  • 27 nights
  • Departing from Barcelona, Spain
  • Riviera
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  • Balcony price from
    $10,609*/pp
  • Suite price from
    $14,879*/pp

YOUR ITINERARY

Barcelona, Spain - Seville (Cadiz) - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain - Arrecife, (Lanzarote) - Mindelo (Sao Vicente) - Dakar, Senegal - Banjul, Gambia - Abidjan - Sekondi-Takoradi - Lome, Togo - Sao Tome - Walvis Bay - Walvis Bay - Luderitz, Namibia - Cape Town, South Africa - Cape Town, South Africa

Date
Port
Info
Arrive
Depart
Day 1
14th Nov 2024
Barcelona, Spain

Visit the magnificent Gothic cathedral and the amazing La ...

Visit the magnificent Gothic cathedral and the amazing La Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudí’s unfinished masterpiece. Enjoy the lovely Montjuic Gardens, Gaudí’s other fabulous structures, the charming squares of the old Gothic Quarter and the Ramblas, Barcelona’s famed downtown promenade. Or visit beautiful Montserrat and its monastery in a breathtaking setting high in the mountains.

Arrive
Depart
17:00
Day 3
16th Nov 2024
Seville (Cadiz)

Spend a fabulous day in Seville visiting the magnifi...

Spend a fabulous day in Seville visiting the magnificent cathedral, climbing the famed Giralda Tower and strolling through the gorgeous Alcazar and its gardens. See the ceramic-encrusted Plaza de España and stroll through the alleys of Barrio de Santa Cruz. Or explore the Andalusian wine country and Jerez, the home of sherry. Don’t miss the charm of Cádiz with its gracious squares, its flower-filled parks on the city bastions and its bustling markets.

Arrive
07:00
Depart
18:00
Day 5
18th Nov 2024
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Las Palmas is a capital of Gran Canaria, one of Spain&...

Las Palmas is a capital of Gran Canaria, one of Spain’s Canary Islands off northwestern Africa. A major cruise-ship port, the city is known for duty-free shopping and for its sandy beaches. At Playa de Las Canteras, a coral barrier lines the beach and shelters swimmers. The annual Las Palmas de Gran Canaria carnival brings together flamboyantly costumed performers, music and dancing.

Arrive
11:00
Depart
20:00
Day 6
19th Nov 2024
Arrecife, (Lanzarote)

Soft breezes caress this small volcanic island just 79 miles of...

Soft breezes caress this small volcanic island just 79 miles off the west coast of Africa. A land of contrasts: you can explore some of the world’s most spectacular caves in the morning and relax on a white sand beach in the afternoon.

Arrive
10:00
Depart
20:00
Day 9
22nd Nov 2024
Mindelo (Sao Vicente)

Enjoy charming São Vicente and the amazing landscape her...

Enjoy charming São Vicente and the amazing landscape here and on nearby Santo Antão. Stroll through town past vibrant markets and the replica of Lisbon’s Belem Tower. Visit the stark but lovely lunar-like beach at Catfish Bay. On Santo Antão see lush and rugged landscapes and picturesque villages.

Arrive
08:00
Depart
18:00
Day 11
24th Nov 2024
Dakar, Senegal

After three centuries of French rule, Dakar can’t h...

After three centuries of French rule, Dakar can’t help but exude a certain French flair, especially architecturally. Senegalese attire tends to be rather formal and conservative, but the city is full of life. Art galleries are plentiful, the beaches inviting, and the views fantastic from the Les Mamelles Lighthouse.

Arrive
08:00
Depart
22:00
Day 12
25th Nov 2024
Banjul, Gambia

Although the capital of Gambia, Banjul remains one of Afri...

Although the capital of Gambia, Banjul remains one of Africa’s smallest cities. Nestled on St. Mary’s Island at the mouth of the Gambia River, it exudes a village-like atmosphere. Spend a carefree day admiring the 19th century architecture in MacCarthy Square or visiting the landmark King Fahad Mosque with its twin minarets.

Arrive
07:00
Depart
16:00
Day 15
28th Nov 2024
Abidjan

The Ivory Coast’s largest city and former capital, s...

The Ivory Coast’s largest city and former capital, skyscraper-studded Abidjan curves around placid Ebrié Lagoon. Being one of the world’s largest French-speaking cities, it’s often referred to as the “Paris of Africa.” Abidjan’s more affluent Le Plateau and Cocody neighborhoods exude a palpable European ambiance.

Arrive
10:00
Depart
19:00
Day 16
29th Nov 2024
Sekondi-Takoradi

The twin city of Sekondi-Takoradi was Ghana’s fir...

The twin city of Sekondi-Takoradi was Ghana’s first deepwater seaport and has prospered greatly. Still, the ambiance is rather laid-back, especially in the inviting beach areas. Monkey Hill, a tropical reserve for primates, lies in heart of city. Nearby Fort Orange was built by the Dutch in the 17th century and now serves as a lighthouse.

Arrive
08:00
Depart
18:00
Day 17
30th Nov 2024
Lome, Togo

Wedged between a lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean, To...

Wedged between a lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean, Togo’s convivial, beach-rich capital of Lomé has emerged from its colonial past as pure African. For a glimpse of its history and unique Togolese art, visit the National Museum. The spired Lomé Cathedral is also noteworthy.

Arrive
09:00
Depart
20:00
Day 19
2nd Dec 2024
Sao Tome

Off the beaten path, São Tomé and Principe is...

Off the beaten path, São Tomé and Principe is a tropical paradise that offers lush rainforests, birdwatching, secluded waterfalls and pristine, isolated beaches. Enjoy spectacular views on a hike to the peak of Pico de São Tomé, go in search of the 109 species of orchid that decorate the landscape, or marvel at the impressive Boca do Inferno blowhole.

Arrive
07:00
Depart
19:00
Day 23
6th Dec 2024
Walvis Bay

Although rimmed by the inhospitable Namib Desert, Walvis Bay ...

Although rimmed by the inhospitable Namib Desert, Walvis Bay boasts a huge natural lagoon that attracts hundreds of thousands of birds, including flamingos, pelicans and migratory species. The desert’s Dune 7 is the highest sand dune near town and offers a spectacular view. The wooden Rhenish Mission Church is also noteworthy.

Arrive
08:00
Depart
Day 24
7th Dec 2024
Walvis Bay

Although rimmed by the inhospitable Namib Desert, Walvis Ba...

Although rimmed by the inhospitable Namib Desert, Walvis Bay boasts a huge natural lagoon that attracts hundreds of thousands of birds, including flamingos, pelicans and migratory species. The desert’s Dune 7 is the highest sand dune near town and offers a spectacular view. The wooden Rhenish Mission Church is also noteworthy.

Arrive
Depart
16:00
Day 25
8th Dec 2024
Luderitz, Namibia

You may want to pack a thesaurus when embarking on ...

You may want to pack a thesaurus when embarking on one of our African voyages, because descriptors such as exciting, awe-inspiring and breathtaking will only scratch the surface. From Mossel Bay to Mombasa and Lomé to La Digue, your journey will take you to destinations that many Westerners never get a chance to experience. Learn about everyday life in one of the tiny countries along the West African coast, or wonder at the incredible power and beauty of the animal kingdom on a safari in South Africa or a birdwatching excursion in the Seychelles. When you choose to travel in this region, you can be sure that your voyage will be extraordinary.

Arrive
09:00
Depart
18:00
Day 27
10th Dec 2024
Cape Town, South Africa

It’s difficult to get lost in Cape Town because gorge...

It’s difficult to get lost in Cape Town because gorgeous Table Mountain looms above the city as a reference. For breathtaking views, ride the cable car to the top, or explore this urbane city on foot. Visit the fascinating South African Museum and Planetarium and the culturally significant St. George’s Cathedral.

Arrive
13:00
Depart
Day 28
11th Dec 2024
Cape Town, South Africa

It’s difficult to get lost in Cape Town bec...

It’s difficult to get lost in Cape Town because gorgeous Table Mountain looms above the city as a reference. For breathtaking views, ride the cable car to the top, or explore this urbane city on foot. Visit the fascinating South African Museum and Planetarium and the culturally significant St. George’s Cathedral.

Arrive
08:00
Depart

YOUR SHIP - The Riviera

Stunning Riviera was designed to be distinctive and special in so many ways. Featuring the magnificent Lalique Grand Staircase, stunning Owner’s Suites furnished in Ralph Lauren Home, and designer touches throughout the entire ship, Riviera showcases rich residential design and furnishings. Riviera’s refined ambiance truly embodies the unparalleled Oceania Cruises experience.

Stunning Riviera was designed to be distinctive and special in so many ways. Featuring the magnificent Lalique Grand Staircase, stunning Owner’s Suites furnished in Ralph Lauren Home, and designer touches throughout the entire ship, Riviera showcases rich residential design and furnishings. Riviera’s refined ambiance truly embodies the unparalleled Oceania Cruises experience.

Body Wraps
Jacuzzi
Massage
Reflexology
Steam Room
Sun Deck
Tanning Treatments
Whirlpool

Horizons
Martini Bar

Aerobics
Gym
Pilates
Yoga

Boutique
Concierge
Culinary Arts Center
Security Safe

24-hour Room Service
Grand Bar
Grand Dining Room
Polo Grill
Terrace Cafe
Toscana
Veranda
Waves Bar

Description

Stunning Riviera was designed to be distinctive and special in so many ways. Featuring the magnificent Lalique Grand Staircase, stunning Owner’s Suites furnished in Ralph Lauren Home, and designer touches throughout the entire ship, Riviera showcases rich residential design and furnishings. Riviera’s refined ambiance truly embodies the unparalleled Oceania Cruises experience.

Relaxation

Body Wraps
Jacuzzi
Massage
Reflexology
Steam Room
Sun Deck
Tanning Treatments
Whirlpool

Entertainment

Horizons
Martini Bar

Fitness

Aerobics
Gym
Pilates
Yoga

Other

Boutique
Concierge
Culinary Arts Center
Security Safe

Food and Drink

24-hour Room Service
Grand Bar
Grand Dining Room
Polo Grill
Terrace Cafe
Toscana
Veranda
Waves Bar

STATEROOMS

    suite

    With rich furnishings from the Ralph Lauren Home Collection, each of the three Owner’s Suites measures more than 2,000 square feet and spans the entire beam of the ship. Boasting a large living room, king-size bed, two walk-in closets, indoor and outdoor whirlpool spas and a dramatic entry foyer with a music room, these suites also include exclusive card-only access to the Executive Lounge featuring a private library. Owner’s Suite Privileges In addition to Suite & Stateroom Amenities Free laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom+ Personalized priority 11 am ship embarkation with priority luggage delivery Exclusive card-only access to private Executive Lounge staffed by a dedicated Concierge, featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day 24-hour Butler service Complimentary in-suite bar setup with 6 full-size bottles of premium spirits and wines from our suite beverage menu Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne Fresh fruit basket replenished daily Priority online specialty restaurant reservations each Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace Complimentary iPad Bulgari gift set and variety of amenities Choice of daily printed newspaper Customized entertainment system with integrated sound system and media library Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag and personalized stationery Cashmere lap blankets Choice of pillow from a luxurious selection Complimentary shoe shine service Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation++ + Up to 20 garments per laundry bag. 3 day turnaround time and laundry will not be accepted 3 days prior to disembarkation. ++ Certain limitations apply All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free

    balcony

    Located in the most desired of locations, our Concierge Level Veranda Staterooms offer an unrivaled combination of luxury, privilege and value. A wealth of amenities and a host of exclusive benefits elevate the experience to the sublime. You will even have the services of a dedicated Concierge, the ultimate comfort of ordering room service from the extended Grand Dining Room menu during lunch and dinner, unlimited access to Aquamar Spa Terrace and even free laundry service. These beautifully decorated 282-square-foot staterooms reflect many of the luxurious amenities found in our Penthouse Suites, including a private veranda, plush seating area, refrigerated mini-bar and an oversized marble and granite-clad bathroom with a full-size bathtub/shower and separate shower. Guests also enjoy access to the private Concierge Lounge featuring your own dedicated Concierge, magazines, daily newspapers, complimentary beverage and snacks. Concierge Level Privileges In addition to Suite & Stateroom Amenities Expanded lunch and dinner room service menu from The Grand Dining Room Free laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom+ Priority Noon ship embarkation Exclusive card-only access to private Concierge Lounge staffed by a dedicated Concierge featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne Priority online specialty restaurant reservations Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace iPad upon request for your enjoyment on board++ Variety of Bulgari amenities Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag Cashmere lap blankets, perfect for relaxing on your veranda Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation+++ Complimentary shoe shine service +Up to 20 garments per laundry bag. 3 day turnaround time and laundry will not be accepted 3 days prior to disembarkation. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free

    outside

    These comfortable 242-square-foot staterooms with floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows feel even more spacious with the curtains drawn back and the ocean in full view. Features include a generous seating area, vanity desk, breakfast table, refrigerated mini-bar and a marble and granite-clad bathroom with a bathtub/shower and separate shower. Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom Amenities Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises Exclusive Refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks replenished daily Vero Water – still & sparkling replenished daily Bulgari amenities Twice-daily maid service Full-size bathtub with separate shower Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service Complimentary 24-hour room service Flat-screen television with DVD player and extensive media library Wireless Internet access and cellular service Writing desk and stationery Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers Handheld hair dryer Security safe This category includes accessibility features in staterooms #7082 and #7085. View Features All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free

    inside

    Wonderful sanctuaries unto their own, these 174-square-foot staterooms boast beautiful designs and handsome furnishings that add to the serenity. Highlights include a spacious marble and granite-clad bathroom with a shower, as well as thoughtful touches such as a vanity desk, breakfast table and refrigerated mini-bar. Inside Stateroom Amenities Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises Exclusive Refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks replenished daily Vero Water – still & sparkling replenished daily Bulgari amenities Twice-daily maid service Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service Complimentary and extensive 24-hour room service menu Flat-screen television with DVD player and extensive media library Wireless Internet access and cellular service Writing desk and stationary Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers Handheld hair dryer Security safe
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