New Cruise Ship to Panama and Costa Rica

The US-based small cruise ship line, Cruise West, has announced a new route called "Between Two Seas," between Panama and Costa Rica.

Monday, May 18, 2009


The nine-day cruise for 100 passengers will begin operations on October 26, 2009 and it will continue until April 2, 2010, at a cost of $4 thousand per passenger.

The route "Between Two Seas" will begin in Panama City and end in Los Sueños Marina in Costa Rica, passing through the Darien jungle, Coiba National Park and Golfo Dulce in Costa Rica.

According to, the new West Cruise route is designed for individuals who not only seek a relaxing vacation but also want to see places other than traditional tourist spots.

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