Windstar Offers Costa Rica Sail & Stay Packages on Select 2012 Sailings

Package Includes Naturally Costa Rica Voyage and Two Free Hotel Nights

Sep 21, 2011, 16:52 ET from Windstar Cruises

SEATTLE, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Windstar Cruises, which operates a fleet of three luxury sailing yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world's most treasured destinations, offers 2012 Costa Rica Sail & Stay Packages which include a Naturally Costa Rica voyage on 148-guest Wind Star and two free hotel nights at a Windstar reserved hotel in San Jose, Costa Rica.

On Windstar's Naturally Costa Rica voyage, guests sail the unspoiled Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, enjoying the area's natural beauty and rich mix of marine and exotic wildlife. Windstar's onboard naturalist shares expert knowledge on the history, flora and fauna of Costa Rica. Seven-day sailings on Wind Star roundtrip from Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica visit San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua; Playas del Coco, Quepos, Bahia Drake, Curu, and Tortuga Island, Costa Rica.

Highlights of the itinerary include the Nicaraguan village of San Juan del Sur which leads to the Masaya Volcano and Granada.  Breathtaking views of Playas del Coco. Rainforest adventures that can be had in Quepos.  Corcovado National Park, which lies outside Bahia Drake, and is known for scarlet macaws, toucans and four types of monkeys. Curu National Wildlife Refuge featuring a private reserve with primary forest and home to colorful birds, anteaters, sloths, capuchin and howler monkeys. And, Tortuga Island with its palm-fringed beaches—the setting for Windstar's signature beach barbecue.

The Costa Rica Sail & Stay Package includes a Naturally Costa Rica voyage departing March 10 or March 17, 2012, and two nights accommodations at a Windstar reserved hotel in San Jose pre- or post-cruise. Fares from $2,399 per person, double occupancy.

Two night complimentary hotel offer is only applicable on designated sailings included in the 2012 Costa Rica Sail & Stay promotion. Promotional code: HotSpcl. Offer is subject to availability, is not combinable with any other pricing or promotional offers, is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time without prior notice. Rates shown are for Category B stateroom. Government fees and taxes additional. Hotel in Costa Rica in offer is selected by Windstar Cruises. Offer valid on new bookings made now through October 15, 2011.

About Windstar Cruises

Windstar Cruises operates three sailing yachts known for their pampering without pretense and their ability to visit the hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world's most treasured destinations.  Carrying just 148 to 312 guests, the luxurious yachts of Windstar cruise to nearly 50 nations, calling at 100 ports throughout Europe, the Caribbean and the Americas. For more information including rates and itineraries contact a professional travel agent or call Windstar at 1-800-258-7245.  Visit Windstar Cruises online at

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