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Spain & the Portuguese Coast: A Cruise Around Iberia - 2023

Barcelona • 10-night small ship cruise with Palma de Mallorca, Cartagena, Almería/Motril, Málaga, Gibraltar, Seville, Portimão • Lisbon
  • Plaza de Espana, Barcelona, Spain, Europe
    JOIN THE OCEAN ODYSSEY ON THIS UNFORGETTABLE OCEAN CRUISE THROUGH SPAIN, PORTUGAL, AND GIBRALTAR (UK)
  • Seville and Guadalquivir | Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Barcelona to Lisbon | Spain & the Portuguese Coast: A Cruise Around Iberia
    CRUISE UP THE GUADALQUIVIR RIVER INTO THE TRANQUIL DOÑANA NATIONAL PARK, A HAVEN FOR BIRDS, WITH LIVE COMMENTARY
  • Ronda | Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Barcelona to Lisbon | Spain & the Portuguese Coast: A Cruise Around Iberia
    DISCOVER RONDA, THE GORGE-SPANNING CITY BELOVED BY HEMINGWAY, AND SEE ITS HISTORIC BULLRING
  • CELEBRATE MÁLAGA'S CULTURAL RENAISSANCE AT THE PICASSO MUSEUM AND GIBRALFARO CASTLE
  • Madeira, Portugal optional extension
    ROUND OUT THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY WITH AN EXTENSION TO THE PORTUGUESE ISLAND OF MADEIRA
DATES & PRICES
STARTING FROM
$10,399
  • $693
    PER DAY
  • 15
    DAYS
  • 22
    TOURS
  • 5 FREE Single Supplements Available
  • All Reduced Single Supplements Are Sold Out
TRIP WITH AIR
16 DAYS FROM $11,998
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LEADER IN SOLO WOMEN
FREE Solo Space
Solo Friendly Supplements
LOW COST FLIGHTS
Up to FREE Business Class Upgrades Available
3rd WOMAN TRAVELS FREE
Third woman cruises for FREE on ALL departures.
 

Ocean Odyssey

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The intimate Ocean Explorer and Ocean Odyssey are the cruise industry’s newest and most premier small ships built for global expedition travel, and ready to go to some of the world’s most far-reaching destinations. Accommodating just 134 guests, the ship is outfitted with the latest satellite, sustainability, and navigation capabilities, including SOLAS “Safe Return to Port” requirements and ULSTEIN X-BOW® technology, a significant enhancement for smooth sailing in polar seas

On all Vantage expedition cruises, education is an essential component of the journey. Enjoy talks from notable scholars, onboard historians who travel alongside you, and handpicked regional experts. On polar expeditions with Vantage, you’ll attend lectures, lessons, and activities offered by a 17-member Expedition Team of experts in fields ranging from biology to oceanography.

In your downtime, you’ll find relaxation and luxury aboard the Ocean Explorer and Ocean Odyssey. Visit the gym or onboard spa for a facial, massage, even a haircut. Soak in the hot tub after a rewarding day of sightseeing. Enjoy gourmet fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, plus outstanding culinary experiences built into your journey. And because there’s no more than 134 fellow travelers on expedition cruises, you’ll enjoy small group outings by day and share meals, stories, and fun with new friends by night. These fabulous expedition vessels offer:

  • 77 cabins, including a landmark 15 solo cabins
  • 30 triple-ready cabins available
  • Vantage offers FREE roommate-matching services if you'd like to be paired while you travel
  • Spacious, all outside-facing cabins
  • 134-guest capacity
  • Zodiac trips to get as close as possible to nature
  • The latest satellite and navigation capabilities, including ULSTEIN X-BOW® technology
  • Intimate crew-to-passenger ration, plus onboard Concierge
  • Environmentally friendly standards with reduced emissions into air and sea and lower energy consumption

Amenities:

  • A culinary program offering gourmet dining and regional fare, with wine and beer included at dinner
  • Hot-rock cooking restaurant
  • Multistory lounge and lobby
  • Three bars and various lounges
  • Top deck observation deck for gatherings, lecturers, performances, and more
  • Spa, massage, and hair services available at the onboard spa
  • Sauna
  • Two hot tubs
  • Fitness center
  • Curated lectures, programs, musical performances, and cultural events
  • Low passenger-to-crew ratio, plus onboard Concierge (not available on expeditions)
  • Onboard medical doctor (travelers are responsible for medical fees associated with doctor visit and medications)
  • Gift Shop
  • Library with over 200 titles
  • Separate, intimate dining space for groups or special events (available upon request)
  • Complimentary unlimited WiFi (WiFi on certain segments of trips may not be available)
  • 20+ live TV channels featuring popular US news channels, the Food Network, the Travel Channel, and National Geographic
  • Entertainment and video on demand for 250 classic movies
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Vantage Leading Competitor Vantage Advantage
Journey Spain & the Portuguese Coast: A Cruise Around Iberia Iberian Voyage: Lisbon to Barcelona
Greatest value and most comprehensive features when compared to our competitors!

 Departure Comparison 8/24/23   3/31/23
Per Diem $693 $593
Included Tours and Special Features 22 Included features and Cultural Discoveries with state-of-the-art QuietVox portable audio headsets on all shore excursions throughout your journey - a value of $1,650

6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Works of Antoni Gaudí; the Alhambra and Generalife, in Granada; Seville’s Alcázar and Cathedral; Doñana National Park; Jerónimos Monastery and Belém Tower in Lisbon; and Cultural Landscape of Sintra
 
Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service on board ship to assist with all your personal requests

16 guided tours (with personal headsets) and cultural experiences

Gratuities for local guides and motorcoach drivers

Services of our local Trip Experience Leader with your group of 25 travelers maximum (average group size of 22) throughout your adventure
More included tours and cultural experiences offered!
 Vessel Size  Our ocean discovery vessel, the m/s Ocean Odyssey has 15 solo cabins (11 for expedition cruises) and 15 triple-occupancy cabins each, with a maximum capacity of under 150 passengers on each sailing.    Our ships are smaller, more intimate, and have an industry-leading number of solo-ready cabins, as well as a fantastic crew-to-passenger ratio.
Accommodations in hotels  On each journey that we offer with Vantage, your hotel accommodations will be included in the total price of your cruise.     We choose all of our partner hotels with comfort and luxury in mind, and will let you know ahead of time which hotel you’ll be staying in at each port.
 Cruise-Only Price*  $10,399  $8,895 Greatest value and most comprehensive features compared to our competitors! 
 # of Days 15  15
Meals 36 meals: 14 breakfasts, 10 lunches, and 12 dinners, with complimentary wine, beer, and soft drinks during dinner on board
35 meals: 13 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 11 dinners—including 1 Home-Hosted Lunch—plus all onboard house beer, wine, and soft drinks The MOST included meals
Single Travelers
FREE Solo Space
Solo Friendly Supplements

limited number of FREE or low-cost Single Supplements of $1,695 per person The leader in solo travel - best value in the industry.
Extend Your Trip
Madrid, Spain 4 days from $1,299
Madeira, Portugal 4 days from $1,199
Portugal: Lisbon, Sintra Palace & Seaside Cascais 3 nights from only $895
Barcelona, Spain 3 nights from only $1,195 
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Comparison date as of 9/30/22
*cabin price $6.489 + $410 for Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses
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