From November 2010 to March 2011, the 170-passenger Star Flyer, which combines the features of a luxury private yacht and the adventure of traditional sailing, will operate a series of mostly seven-night cruises from a base in Puerto Caldera along the Pacific Ocean coasts of Costa Rica, neighbouring Nicaragua and Panama.

Ports of call include Isla de Coiba, Golfito, Isla del Cano, Drake Bay, Quepos, the Curu Wildlife Refuge and Tortuga Island. Passengers will enjoy stops at long white beaches, tiny ports and uninhabited islands with a backdrop of some of the wildest jungle habitats and virgin forests on earth.

To mark the new season, the entry price of the December 5 and 12 cruises is being discounted 25 per cent – fares include all port charges, meals and entertainment on board. Check with your ICCA cruise agent for details.

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