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A Family-Fun Getaway in Puerto Vallarta

A Family-Fun Getaway in Puerto Vallarta

For a family-friendly shore excursion in Puerto Vallarta, the nearly seven-hour Las Caletas Hideaway excursion is idyllic. A 45-minute catamaran ride with breakfast treats, crew entertainment and the occasional pause for whale sightings brings guests to a secluded beach haven offering activities for all ages. With lounge chairs and a few beach toys, younger kids…   read more of “A Family-Fun…”

Cruise Diary: Wedding at Sea

Cruise Diary: Wedding at Sea

Nancy Moen and Chuck Velte will be exchanging vows on board Oosterdam’s March 5 cruise to Mexico. Nancy will be updating us on their wedding at sea throughout their voyage. Congratulations to the happy couple! Who could predict such a happy ending to a love story? It took decades, but my childhood sweetheart and I…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Oosterdam Crew Swim with the Dolphins in Mexico

Oosterdam Crew Swim with the Dolphins in Mexico

During the Oosterdam’s call to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico the Crew spent their afternoon swimming and kissing dolphins on the Dolphin Encounter excursion. Everyone had a great time and I think Brian, our safety, environmental and health officer, found a new playmate.

An Afternoon with the Lanterman’s on Stone Island

An Afternoon with the Lanterman’s on Stone Island

During Oosterdam’s New Year’s cruise, the ship called at Mazatlan, where Mr. and Mrs. Lanterman invited 40 crew members on an afternoon shore excursion to Stone Island. The day was filled with all sorts of outdoor activities such as parasailing, banana boat riding, ATV adventures and a wonderful beach lunch. The crew had a fun-filled…   read more of “An Afternoon with…”

Oosterdam Crew Swim with the Dolphins in Mexico

Oosterdam Crew Swim with the Dolphins in Mexico

Here are photos from Oosterdam crew members’ Swim with the Dolphins adventure in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Enjoy! Joe Reina is Oosterdam’s human resources manager.

Cruise Diary: Home Again, Home Again…

HAL blogger Gary Frink recently sailed on board Oosterdam’s Mexican West Coast Voyage and sent in cruise diaries throughout his time on board. Here is his final entry. Jewell Hollow, Page County, Virginia We have had pristine autumn weather in Jewell Hollow since our return from a week of luxury aboard the Oosterdam off the…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Home…”

Cruise Diary: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Cruise Diary: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

It might have been one of the oysters or the knife that opened them, or a limitless number of other unsanitary opportunities. A known fact: I did dine—In Mexico—on the Beach, in Mazatlan. The next morning the Oosterdam docked in Puerto Vallarta. After a hearty Lido breakfast of three over-easy eggs, bacon and yogurt, it…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”