We sail from Lisbon, stopping first in Porto, a European capital of culture where you can stroll the Ribeira neighborhood. Golfers will enjoy Estela, a magnificent seaside links. After a relaxing day at sea we come to Bilbao, in the heart of Basque Country for a day of sightseeing highlighted by the Guggenheim Museum. Next we will enjoy three days and two in Bordeaux where golfers will play the Les Châteaux Course at Golf Du Médoc. Beyond the golf course we’ll learn about wine production in this handsome and cohesive city filled with monumental buildings and fine estates. Then we turn inland, up the Loire River to Nantes, known for Renaissance and reinvention. Savor the local specialty, monkfish, and shop in the elegant boutiques for homemade jewelry and artisan chocolates. We’ll play Golf Club de Nantes where German anti-tank fortifications transformed the landscape so dramatically the club moved to Vingeux de Bretagne where is was reborn beside the Cens River. Our final port of call is Guernsey, a self-governing possession of the British Crown located off the coast of Normandy, is ideal for rambles along cliffside paths and through the bucolic interior.
Future Cruise Credit
We know things can change. You have up to 48 hours before you sail to cancel and receive 100% of the amount paid in a Future Cruise Credit to use towards any sailings through April 2022 with Azamara’s Cruise With Confidence Policy. Learn more here!
Additional Noteworthy Features
While Vacation is a time to explore it is also a time to relax. The Discoveries Lounge is located just outside Azamara’s main restaurant and this congenial bar is a favorite gathering place for pre- and post-dinner conversation and drinks. Bar service includes a full selection of fine wines, mixed drinks, and premium spirits. Enjoy live performances of professional full-stage musicals, classical soloists, bands and other forms of entertainment in a cabaret nightclub with a full bar and cozy tables. Each cruise has as many as three distinctly different shows while onboard. Azamara’s famous White Night party and buffet, held at least once on every cruise is always rated as of the guest’s highlights. Colorful décor and linen-draped tables, a fabulous buffet feast, and boutique wines on the house make this an event like no other. Dance late into the night as the live band kicks in after dinner. Wearing white is optional, but encouraged. The Casino will keep you entertained with blackjack, roulette, slot machines, and three-card poker games. Group and individual gaming lessons are offered at no charge and a great way to learn gaming strategy! For Sports fan, the Spirits bar adjacent to the Casino features a flat-screen TV and full bar, making it a very pleasant place to keep up with your favorite teams.
Azamara offers a choice of 5 distinctive dining options, as well as 24-hour room service and a quality café. Whether you’re a fan of adventurous cuisine or classic cooking, you'll love the quality reflected in the fresh ingredients, careful preparation, and variety of menu choices. Discoveries Dining, the main restaurant presents elegant yet lively dining with a renewed décor befitting the culinary heart of our ships. Reservations are not required, and you have the choice of being seated at a table for two or as part of a larger group of fellow guests. There are two specialty restaurants Aqualina and Prime C. Aqualina exhibits contemporary, inventive Italian cuisine and features some of Italy’s most famous dishes. Prime C, offers a marvelous evening at this classic wood-paneled steakhouse with stunning views and lush autumn décor. Windows Café is primary spot for casual dining with indoor and outdoor tables. Enjoy an intimate breakfast, lunch, or dinner for two or a lively meal for six with the flexible seating options. The Patio serves as a casual “pool grill” during the day and becomes transformed into a more sophisticated dining experience in the evening. The self serve Frozen yogurt station is a staple of the Patio and is available all day. Mosaic Café is the onboard coffee corner where You'll find all your favorite coffee drinks and you can order them just the way you like as well as light snacks. Lastly is the delicious Room Service served 24 hours a day. Lunch and dinner room service features a menu of hearty soups, fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches, pizzas and desserts.
Onboard Activities and Enriching Experiences
Treat yourself to health, beauty, and restorative treatments in the all new Sanctum Spa. With a focus on wellness and vigor, the relaxing spa can provide you an oceanfront massage, a quick manicure teeth whitening, barber services, or even a healing acupuncture treatment. The well-equipped Fitness Center filled with lifecycles, treadmills, stair-steppers and weights will help you maintain your body despite the delicious dining on board. There are complimentary group classes like sunset yoga on the deck, Pilates, cycling, core workouts, and nutrition classes. You also have the option of working with certified personal trainers who will help you develop a customized workout plan and lead you through individualized instruction. The beautiful library on board is known as the Drawing Room. The library is one of the quiet jewels of Azamara, a peaceful and beautifully appointed space for reading or relaxing after dinner. Browse the collection and feel free to borrow the library books or simply relax in the tranquil atmosphere. For onboard shopping You’ll find a tasteful collection of merchandise and beautiful jewelry and watches in four onboard stores. The daily news will outline specials and one-time offers that make shopping even more fun. The Photo Stop has camera supplies that can be purchased and displays photos available of the previous day’s events, taken by the ship’s roving photographer.
Inclusive Amenities for All Guests
- AzAmazing Evenings®event (on most voyages of seven nights or longer)
- Select standard spirits, international beers and wines
- Bottled water, soft drinks, specialty coffees and teas
- Self-service laundry
- Shuttle service to and from port communities, where available
- Concierge services for personal guidance and reservations
is proud to partner with PerryGolf™ for another exceptional golf and sightseeing voyage along the remarkable coastlines of Portugal, Spain & France onboard the Azamara Quest®
. Throughout the voyage, PerryGolf™’s cruise staff will be onboard and ashore to oversee all aspects of your golf experience, from tee times and daily pairings to the handling of your golf clubs.Estela Golf Club:
Porto PortugalGolf Du Médoc:
Bordeaux, FranceGolf Club de Nantes:
Nantes, France Golf package, price per person: $1,695Our golf packages are in addition
to the cost of your selected suite or stateroom
Golf Package Includes:
- Green fees and starting times for number of rounds as indicated including shared use of electric golf cart where available
- All transfers to and from the scheduled golf courses in luxury air-conditioned motor coaches
- Practice range golf balls where available
- Welcome & Farewell on board Cocktail parties with hors d’oeuvres
- Box lunch at each golf course plus open bar for select standard beers, wines and spirits
- “Golfers Social” gatherings onboard where scheduling permits
- Casual tournament format with awards on one day
- Management and handling of golf equipment by PerryGolf™ for duration of voyage
- All gratuities for golf related staff including drivers and golf bag handling staff
- Any overland off ship excursions with accommodations, dining and drinks as may be specified
- Full-time PerryGolf™ program manager onboard and onsite at each golf venue
: The included list may be subject to change in the event of any club accepting any conflicting national or international event, or for any other reason. Should such a situation occur, PerryGolf™ will endeavor to book a course of comparable standard, and all booked guests would be notified of the change and replacement venue at the earliest opportunity.Transfers
: No transfers are included to or from the ship at arrival/departure airports.