Eastern Mediterranean & Greek Islands Cruise with Athens Stay

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Cruise Holiday Overview

Departure Date: 10 September 2024 - 11 Nights
Alternative Departure Dates Available
  • Ship Costa Fortuna
  • Duration 11 NIGHTS
  • Departure Date Range Jun 2024 - Sep 2024
  • Cruise type Cruise & Stay
  • Cruise code MED2223

complimentary hotel stay in athens

save up to R6,000 PER COUPLE*

EXCLUSIVE TO IMAGINE HOLIDAYS

Revel in the glamour of the eastern Mediterranean – delving into verdant landscapes, compelling heritage, and ancient wonders – during your cruise, paired with two nights in enthralling Athens.

Your stunning holiday begins with a two-night stay in the beating heart of Greece, Athens. During your visit, be sure to absorb its myriad of historic and cultural intrigues, including the fascinating ruins of its grand Acropolis, before embarking the elegant Costa Fortuna for your round-trip voyage.

One highlight of your sun-drenched journey includes İstanbul, where you’ll be drawn in by its grand mosques and bustling bazaars. The vibrant, picture-perfect sights of Mykonos then await before you’ll savour the enchanting island of Crete. Soak up the best of gorgeous Greece in Santorini, fabled for its blue-domed churches and white-washed windmills. Arriving in balmy Athens, you’ll bid farewell to sophisticated Costa Fortuna.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruise

7 night full-board cruise on board Costa Fortuna

Complimentary Hotel Stay

2 night four-star stay at the Athens Cypria Hotel with breakfast

All Flights and Taxes

Overnight flights

The departure date is subject to change based on flight times specified during the booking process.
Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating.
*Prices shown include discount and savings based on two passengers sharing, booking directly with Imagine Holidays.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Fly Overnight to Athens

Your holiday begins as you fly from South Africa to your destination.

Days 2 - 3
Athens: Hotel Stay

Soaring mountains, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, unspoilt green spaces and byzantine churches – Athens is a beguiling destination of beauty, mythology and history. The iconic Acropolis gazes out on urban sprawl from the heart of the city.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Athens Cypria Hotel

Day 4
Athens: Embark Ship

The elegant Costa Fortuna takes inspiration from great Italian figures, featuring themed lounges and models of famous works of art. Explore a grand array of dining choices and entertainment as you sail through the Mediterranean.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Costa Fortuna

Day 5
Relax At Sea
Day 6
Istanbul

İstanbul, where East and West converge. Immerse yourself in rich history, savour exotic cuisine, and feel the heartbeat of diverse cultures. Let this enchanting city awaken your senses and expand your horizons.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Costa Fortuna

Day 7
Mykonos

Experience the enchantment of Mykonos, Greece – a vibrant island transformed by tourism. Explore its whitewashed streets, historic landmarks, and lively nightlife. Let Mykonos captivate your senses and leave you spellbound by its irresistible allure.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Costa Fortuna

Day 8
Bodrum

Discover Bodrum, Turkey’s enchanting blend of ancient marvels and modern allure. Immerse yourself in history at Bodrum Castle and the captivating Mausoleum ruins. Enjoy turquoise shores, vibrant nightlife, and the perfect fusion of past and present.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Costa Fortuna

Day 9
Santorini

Santorini, where dreams meet reality. Immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of whitewashed villages, breath taking sunsets, and the Aegean Sea’s azure embrace, and let this island transport you to a realm of pure bliss.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Costa Fortuna

Day 10
Crete

Discover the maritime charm of Crete. With its tranquil bay, historic fortresses, and Mediterranean ambiance, it’s a place that invites you to explore the island’s rich history and savour the beauty of coastal Greece.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Costa Fortuna

Days 11 - 12
Athens: Disembark & Fly Home

Your holiday complete, today you’ll disembark your ship and head to the airport for your flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Costa Fortuna

Inspired by the golden age of the twenties and the iconic liners that treaded the waters of the Atlantic, Costa Fortuna evokes the glamourous atmosphere of the age in all its elegant details. Lounge beside the pool or slip into a hot tub while sipping a glass of wine and surround yourself in vintage-inspired decorations and original artworks.

At the Michelangelo 1965 Restaurant, a la carte dining awaits to make every breakfast, lunch, and dinner something special. Try authentic Italian pizza at Pummid’Oro Pizzeria, before sampling the classic pleasure of gelato at Gelateria Amarillo.

By day, leap into an array of exciting sports at the adaptable courts, or even run on the outdoor jogging track. When night falls, head for the thrill of blackjack at the casino, and round off each wonderful day with a glass of wine in the Conte Rosso 1921 Wine Bar.

  • Occupancy 3470
  • Tonnage 102,587 tons
  • Length 893 ft (272.20 m)

Life on board Costa Fortuna

Breathe in the freedom of each new day with a tempting array of fine dining choices, fabulous facilities, and entertainment to delight.

dining

Enjoy authentic Italian pizza at Pummid’Oro Pizzeria, before choosing your ice cream flavours at Gelateria Amarillo – a classic Italian combination.

  • Five Restaurants and Snack Bars
  • 10 Bars and Lounges

Restaurants include:

  • Michelangelo 1965 Restaurant
  • Gelateria Amarillo
  • Club Restaurant
  • Pummid’Oro Pizzeria

Bars include:

  • Conte Rosso 1921 Wine Bar

Facilities

  • Nine Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs
  • Sport Area
  • Outdoor Jogging Track

entertainment

Be dazzled by the thrill of the ship’s theatre and casino, while the Squok Club takes care of little ones with a schedule of activities full of fun.

  • Theatre
  • Casino
  • Squok Club Children’s Club

Cabins and Suites

With a choice of views, balconies, and charming indoor and outdoor spaces, you will find something to delight every taste.

Interior Prices from R39,999pp

Costa Fortuna Inside Stateroom

A practical and comfortable space for those who prefer to spend the day exploring the pleasures of the ship.

  • Simple elegance
  • Cosy and inviting
  • Practicality for active explorers
Cruise Code: MED2223
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04 June 2024
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Sea View Prices from R46,999pp

Costa Fortuna Oceanview Stateroom

Enjoy a unique view each day from the comfort of your bed, with a large window surrounded by elegant interior details.

  • Large window offering inspiring views
  • Bright interior
  • Tasteful colour combinations
Cruise Code: MED2223
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Alternative Departure Dates
04 June 2024
04 Jun 2024
11 nights
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02 Jul 2024
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27 Aug 2024
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Sea Balcony Prices from R54,999pp

Costa Fortuna Balcony Stateroom

Inspiring vistas of the sea on a private terrace, with the gentle pleasure of the ocean breeze to bring your trip to life.

  • Spacious and relaxing room
  • Private terrace
  • Plenty of opportunities for photographs
Cruise Code: MED2223
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Alternative Departure Dates
04 June 2024
04 Jun 2024
11 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Athens, Athens: Hotel Stay, Athens: Embark Ship, Istanbul, Mykonos, Crete, Kos...
Fr From R59,999pp
02 July 2024
02 Jul 2024
11 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Athens, Athens: Hotel Stay, Athens: Embark Ship, Istanbul, Mykonos, Crete, Bod...
Fr From R54,999pp
27 August 2024
27 Aug 2024
11 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Athens, Athens: Hotel Stay, Athens: Embark Ship, Istanbul, Mykonos, Rhodes, Cr...
Fr From R54,999pp

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Costa Fortuna Suite Stateroom

Live in the lap of luxury and enjoy a private butler, your own hot tub, and countless touches that will make your voyage sparkle.

  • Privileged position aboard the ship
  • Breathtaking terrace
  • Welcome bottle
  • Fine furnishings
Cruise Code: MED2223
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Alternative Departure Dates
04 June 2024
04 Jun 2024
11 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Athens, Athens: Hotel Stay, Athens: Embark Ship, Istanbul, Mykonos, Crete, Kos...
Sold Out
02 July 2024
02 Jul 2024
11 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Athens, Athens: Hotel Stay, Athens: Embark Ship, Istanbul, Mykonos, Crete, Bod...
Sold Out
27 August 2024
27 Aug 2024
11 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Athens, Athens: Hotel Stay, Athens: Embark Ship, Istanbul, Mykonos, Rhodes, Cr...
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Your Hotel Stay

Athens

Included Hotel

Athens Cypria Hotel (Or Similar)

The glorious Athens Cypria Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore Athens’ renowned historic landmarks and vibrant culture. You’ll find top-class facilities including a fully equipped fitness room for maintaining your fitness. During your stay, savour delicious Mediterranean cuisine at the hotel restaurant. Day and night, delightful experiences await. You could head down to Café Bar for sweet breakfasts and freshly-ground coffee and stop by Acropolis View Bar for prime sunset views of the Acropolis, so you’re immersed in Athens’ history even while savouring unique cocktails. Following long days of adventure, retire to your comfortable and well-appointed room, which promises a relaxing retreat.

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