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Eastern Mediterranean Discovery Cruise

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Departure Date: 03 July 2024 - 11 Nights
Alternative Departure Dates Available
  • Ship Costa Deliziosa
  • Duration 11 NIGHTS
  • Departure Date Range Jul 2024 - Oct 2024
  • Cruise type Cruise & Stay
  • Cruise code MED2232

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Complimentary Hotel Stay in Venice

Save up to R10,000 per couple*

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage City of Venice, before taking in the beauty of Greece with calls to Mykonos, Santorini, and Ancient Olympia.

Your captivating holiday begins in Mestre with a two-night hotel stay. While here, explore romantic Venice uncovering its labyrinthine alleyways, extraordinary palaces, iconic canals, historic monuments, which offer a window into this enigmatic city’s past, and indulge in exquisite Italian gastronomy in one of many delectable restaurants.

Next, you’ll join the elegant Costa Deliziosa for a delightful Eastern Mediterranean cruise. From stunning coastlines and ancient architecture to famous cuisine and charming cultures, you’ll discover a multitude of beauty and wonder along Italy’s eastern coast and Greece. Highlights include Italy’s Bari, a fascinating mix of cultures and historic architecture; the pristine beaches and whitewashed buildings of Mykonos, and Santorini, a jewel in the Aegean Sea.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruise

7 night full-board cruise on board Costa Deliziosa

Complimentary Hotel Stay

2 night four-star stay in Mestre at the Hotel Plaza Mestre with breakfast

Upgrade to a Central Venice Hotel from R1,999pp

All Flights

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 outside and balcony cabin grade, departing 14th September.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Fly Overnight to Venice

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

Days 2 - 3
Venice: Hotel Stay

Built upon a network of 118 islands connected by picturesque canals and ornate bridges, Venice is a UNESCO World Heritage site, boasting architectural wonders like St. Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace, and the iconic Rialto Bridge.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Hotel Plaza Mestre

Day 4
Trieste: Embark Ship

Today, you’ll embark Costa Deliziosa boasting an array of facilities and entertainment. Take a refreshing dip in the outdoor swimming pool, savour delicious dining options and relax in your elegant cabin.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Costa Deliziosa

Day 5
Bari

Bari, capital of the province of Apulia, lies on southern Italy’s Adriatic coast. Its busy port is a leading commercial and industrial centre as well as a transit point for travellers catching ferries across the Adriatic to Greece.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Costa Deliziosa

Day 6
Relax At Sea
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 and Dinner

Overnight: Costa Deliziosa

Day 8
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 and Dinner

Overnight: Costa Deliziosa

Day 9
Katakolon

Embark on a voyage to Katakolon, Greece’s coastal gem. Immerse yourself in its rich history, stroll along picturesque street, and indulge in delectable cuisine. Let Katakolon awaken your passion for exploration and cultural immersion.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Costa Deliziosa

Day 10
Relax At Sea
Days 11 - 12
Venice: Disembark Ship & Fly Home

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

Meals Included: Breakfast

Costa Deliziosa

Discover elegance accented by Murano glass from the lagoon islands of Venice, on board a vessel full of diverse and delightful experiences. Every bit as delicious as its name, Costa Deliziosa is home to a stunning array of culinary experiences – here you will find the unique flavours and textures of Italy at the Gelateria Amarillo or dine in the most sophisticated surroundings at Élite Restaurant.

Daytimes are full of excitement in the sun, with adaptable courts where you can play any sport you wish. After a few sets of tennis or a rousing basketball match, why not take to the gym where you can keep fit while drinking in an inspiring sea view?

Finish off a fulfilling day with a relaxing glass of wine at the Vanilla Wine Bar and indulge in all the fine details of wine tasting.

  • Occupancy 2826
  • Tonnage 92,600 tons
  • Length 965 ft (294.00 m)

Life on board Costa Deliziosa

Spring into each new day on board Costa Deliziosa with an exciting array of delicious dining choices, fabulous facilities, and entertainment to delight.

dining

Whether you choose the traditional authenticity of Italian pizza at Pummid’Oro Pizzeria, or the international refinement of Élite Restaurant, you are sure to find tastes to inspire.

  • Five Restaurants and Snack Bars
  • 12 Bars and Lounges

Restaurants include:

  • Gelateria Amarillo
  • Élite Restaurant
  • Pummid’Oro Pizzeria

Bars include:

  • Vanilla Wine Bar
  • Aperol Spritz Bar

Facilities

Choose your own pace on the outdoor jogging track, leap into a thrilling variety of sports or simply relax in the pools and hot tubs.

  • Seven Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs
  • Sport Area
  • Gym
  • Outdoor Jogging Track

entertainment

Glittering nights await at the ship’s theatre, while the outdoor Peppa Pig Area brings children and parents together in a range of fun activities.

  • Theatre
  • Outdoor Peppa Pig Area

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 R45,999pp

Costa Deliziosa Inside Cabin

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: MED2232
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Alternative Departure Dates
11 September 2024
11 Sep 2024
11 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Venice, Venice: Hotel Stay, Trieste: Embark Ship, Bari, Corfu, Zakynthos, Argo...
Fr From R43,999pp
02 October 2024
02 Oct 2024
11 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Venice, Venice: Hotel Stay, Trieste: Embark Ship, Bari, Mykonos, Santorini, Ka...
Fr From R41,999pp

Sea View Prices from R50,999pp

Costa Deliziosa Sea View Cabin

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: MED2232
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Alternative Departure Dates
11 September 2024
11 Sep 2024
11 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Venice, Venice: Hotel Stay, Trieste: Embark Ship, Bari, Corfu, Zakynthos, Argo...
Fr From R47,999pp
02 October 2024
02 Oct 2024
11 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Venice, Venice: Hotel Stay, Trieste: Embark Ship, Bari, Mykonos, Santorini, Ka...
Fr From R46,999pp

Sea Balcony Prices from R56,999pp

Costa Deliziosa Sea Balcony Cabin
Costa Deliziosa Sea Balcony Cabin

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: MED2232
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Alternative Departure Dates
11 September 2024
11 Sep 2024
11 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Venice, Venice: Hotel Stay, Trieste: Embark Ship, Bari, Corfu, Zakynthos, Argo...
Fr From R53,999pp
02 October 2024
02 Oct 2024
11 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Venice, Venice: Hotel Stay, Trieste: Embark Ship, Bari, Mykonos, Santorini, Ka...
Fr From R50,999pp

Mini-Suite Prices from R74,999pp

Costa Deliziosa Suite Cabin
Costa Deliziosa Suite Cabin
Costa Deliziosa Suite Cabin

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 on board the ship
  • Breathtaking terrace
  • Welcome bottle
  • Fine furnishings
Cruise Code: MED2232
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Alternative Departure Dates
11 September 2024
11 Sep 2024
11 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Venice, Venice: Hotel Stay, Trieste: Embark Ship, Bari, Corfu, Zakynthos, Argo...
Fr From R76,999pp
02 October 2024
02 Oct 2024
11 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Venice, Venice: Hotel Stay, Trieste: Embark Ship, Bari, Mykonos, Santorini, Ka...
Fr From R69,999pp

Your Hotel Stay

Venice

Included Hotel

The Plaza Hotel (Or Similar)

Situated beside Venice Maetre Railway Station, Hotel Plaza Venice offers easy access to Venice island and its abundant historical allure. Its rooms typify Northern Italian restraint and refinement, with options for both classic and contemporary tastes. All accommodation offers free Wi-Fi, an electronic safe, minibar, air-conditioning and satellite TV. Indulge in authentic Italian flavours at Soul Kitchen, start the day with an international buffet breakfast, catch up on emails in the business centre, and head to the front desk to seek out top local tips.

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