*** UPDATED FLIGHT ITINERARY- IMPORTANT!!
(NEW DEPARTURE TIME FROM EWR ON MAY 1ST!)
UNITED AIRLINES FLT #856
DEP NEWARK EWR 6:55PM | ARR WASHINGTON IAD 8:22PM
(OTHER FLIGHTS REMAIN THE SAME)
JOIN FUN HAPPENINGS TRAVEL GROUP FOR AN AMAZING PRIVATE YACHT TOUR OF THE IBERIAN COAST, AS WE EXPLORE SPAIN, PORTUGAL & MOROCCO MAY 1ST - 13TH 2019!
We will begin our unique customized Luxury Yacht & Land Tour in Lisbon Portugal, where we will spend 2 days exploring this legendary and charming city with over 20 centuries of history. We will then board our Luxury 180' Yacht in Portamao and visit 7 Amazing & Unique Ports of Call, including;
• Lisbon Portugal
• Portimao & Famous Algarve Coast
• Cadiz Spain
• Seville Spain
• Tangier & the Famous Moroccan Blue-washed city of Chefchaouen
• Puerto Banus; Choose from Caminto del Rey Hike or Ronda Spain
• Malaga Spain
• Barcelona Spain
AMAZING YACHT / LAND ITINERARY OF SPAIN, PORTUGAL & MOROCCO
Our unique customized Yacht Itinerary visits Portugal and Spain's less-traveled southern coasts and offers 2 adventurous days in Morocco!
We will discover the gastronomic wonders of Lisbon, continue to Portimao for a day exploring the Famous Algarve coastal caves. We will learn Columbus' history in Huelva then voyage to Seville to take in the world's largest Gothic cathedral and famous Alcázar of Seville. Onward to Morocco for 2 Days, where we visit Tangier's open-air markets and famous sights and visiting the famous blue-washed city Chefchaouen, below the rocky Rif Mountains. We will drop anchor in Puerto Banas to explore Ronda, which is dramatically set on top of a deep gorge. At the end of our private yacht cruise, we will disembark in Malaga and fly to Barcelona, where we'll spend 3 glorious days in what many say is the most beautiful cities in Europe!
A SUMMARY OF OUR 12 DAY ITINERARY:
• DAY 1-2: Lisbon Portugal- Visit Lisbon for 2 days
• DAY 3: Portimao & The Portuguese Algarve Coast
• DAY 4: Cadiz Spain, Andalusian Coast of Spain
• DAY 5: Seville Spain
• DAY 6: Tangier Morocco
• DAY 7: Chefchaouen Morocco
• DAY 8: Puerto Banus / Old Town of Ronda Spain
• DAY 9: Malaga Spain
• DAY 10-12: Barcelona Spain- Visit for 3 Nights/4 Days
SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR AMAZING ADVENTURE INCLUDE:
• Explore the meandering alleyways of Lisbon on a culinary & culture tour
• Immerse in the local Lisbon culture- with authentic Fado Music & Dinner
• Choose to explore the Moorish history of Lisbon and visit Sintra Palace
• Explore the rugged Algarve Coast and Amazing Sea Caves by Zodiac's
• Visit the Famous Open Markets and Ride a Camel in Tangier Morocco
• Explore the Astounding Blue-Washed Moroccan City of Chefchaouen
• Visit the Old Town of Ronda set high above the deep El Tajo Gorge
• Choose to hike the Famous Caminto del Rey Hike near Puerto Banus
• Visit a family-owned bodega in Ronda for lunch and wine tasting
• Witness Antonio Gaudí’s Astounding Architecture with your own Eyes!
• Visit one of the Top 5 Markets in the World- El Boqueria in Barcelona
• Be treated to a Lively Flamenco Performance in Barcelona!
• Enjoy a Free Day in Barcelona to explore on your own!
OUR SPAIN, PORTUGAL & MOROCCO YACHT TOUR INCLUDES SO MUCH!
• Round Trip Air from NEWARK TO LISBON / RETURNING FROM BARCELONA) [Included with $900 Air Add-on]
• One Way Flight from Malaga to Barcelona [Included w/ $900 Air Add-on]
• 4 Nights in 4-Star centrally located Hotels [Lisbon 1, Barcelona 3]
• 7 Nights Accomodations on Luxury 5-Star Harmony V Yacht [All outside cabins] included] with included meals, port charges and taxes.
• 26 Meals including 10 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 7 Dinners & 4 airline meals
• 8+ Cultural Immersing Excursions as outlined in Trip Itinerary
• Private Transportation throughout Spain, Portugal, Morocco
• Hand-selected local private guides, making for Amazing Experiences!
• All taxes, port charges, hotel taxes and baggage porterage charges
ITEMS NOT INCLUDED IN OUR SPAIN, PORTUGAL, MOROCCO TOUR..
• Intl/Domestic flights From Newark (Available w/ $900 Air Add-on)
• Each person is responsible to meet group at Newark EWR Airport
• Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
• Laundry, Optional Wi Fi, Drinks, Spa Treatments on board, souvenirs
• Tips for local guides, Drivers, Ship Staff, Travel Insurance
ABOUT OUR MEGA YACHT: THE HARMONY V
The sleek Mega-Yacht Harmony V is truly a 5-star yacht! This modern vessel has spacious beautiful public spaces, comfortable outside cabins and impeccable 5-star service, will make your Spain, Portugal & Morocco Yacht Tour…a memorable Trip of a Lifetime!
The 180 foot long/ 25 foot wide Mega Yacht was custom built and launched in June 2009 and complies with the world's strictest "Eurosolas safety regulations" while its powerful engines, generators and state of the art twin stabilizers will allow for safe and comfortable cruising. The vessel boasts a spacious lounge with seating for meals for entire ship and an American Bar leads into a dining area decorated with warm colors.
The sundeck offers a shaded outdoor area for all day dining and a bar as well as sun chairs and loungers. The swimming platform on Harmony V stern will allow for easy access to the ship and for a wide range of sea related activities.
The Harmony V cabins are all located on the Upper and Main Decks and all of them are equipped with windows. The 25 classic cabins are finished with wood paneling, bright carpets and warm fabrics creating an upscale and comfortable atmosphere. The Harmony V cabins feature twin or queen sizes beds, Upper Deck cabins feature flexible bed configuration, flat screen TVs, music channels, mini fridge, direct dial telephone (for internal use), safe deposit boxes, hair dryer. The en-suite bathrooms are finished with Corian and glass.
UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT ITINERARY
WEDNESDAY MAY 1, 2019
UNITED AIRLINES FLT #856
DEP NEWARK EWR 6:55PM | ARR WASHINGTON IAD 8:22PM
UNITED AIRLINES FLT #168
DEP WASHINGTON IAD 10:15PM | ARR LISBON 10:35AM
(ARRIVE NEXT DAY MAY 2)
UNITED AIRLINES FLT# 121 [Non-stop Flight]
DEP BARCELONA BCN 11:15AM \ ARR NEWARK EWR 1:50PM [SAME DAY]
PRICING/PAYMENT TERMS FOR SPAIN, PORTUGAL & MOROCCO
Our 12 Day Tour of Spain, Portugal & Morocco is priced at $3990 + $900 for Air (Includes Int'l Round Trip Flights from Newark EWR & 1 Domestic Spain Flight).
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4.) Land Only Package $3990 (by check) or $[masked] (PayPal or Credit Card) and Purchase your own Air and Meet us in Lisbon on May 2nd, Return from Barcelona on May 13th. [You must arrive before or depart same or later with our flights, to take advantage of our airport transportation and the $900 Air Package includes both International flights to Lisbon, Return from Barcelona along with 1 Domestic Spain Flight- Malaga to Barcelona]
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*** MAIN DECK CABIN UPGRADES ARE AVAILABLE AT $300 TOTAL PER CABIN
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DETAILED 12 DAY ITINERARY FOR SPAIN, PORTUGAL & MOROCCO YACHT TOUR: DEPARTING MAY 1ST 2019 | RETURNING MAY 13TH 2019
DAY 1- WED MAY 1ST: DEPART FOR LISBON FROM U.S!
Depart for Lisbon Portugal from Newark NJ on United from Newark EWR to Lisbon LIS.
DAY 2- THUR MAY 2ND: ARRIVE TO LISBON / LISBON CITY CULTURAL TOUR & AUTHENTIC FADO WELCOME DINNER TONIGHT!
Arrival to Lisbon. We are met by our local guide and then transferred by private coach to our Lisbon Hotel. Since Check-in is later in afternoon, our group will enjoy a guided tour of Lisbon, including the opportunity to explore the city center, the old quarter of Alfama, as well as the Belem quarter and its monuments including Jeronimos Monastery, the Belem Tower, and the Monument to the Discoveries. The Jeronimos Monastery, built in the 16th century, is an extraordinary magnanimous monument, also classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and one of the most prominent examples of the Portuguese Late Gothic Manueline architecture. Our tour will end with a stop at the delicious and Famous "Pasteis de Belem" bakery, open since 1837. Here we learn how it is made followed by a tasting. The rest of the afternoon is free to explore Lisbon and Lunch on your own and check-in to our 4-star Lisbon Hotel.... The Pestana Lifestyle Hotel, located in the heart of Lisbon.
Tonight, is a special evening as we will host our “Welcome to Portugal Dinner” with authentic Portuguese Food, Fado Music and Good Portuguese wine. It’s going to be a great way to kick off our Amazing Tour of Spain, Portugal and Morocco!(Dinner with wine Included)
Overnight in Lisbon (1 Night): Pestana Lifestyle Hotel
DAY 3- FRI MAY 3RD: FREE MORNING EXPLORING LISBON OR JOIN OPTIONAL TOUR TO SINTRA PALACE | BOARD YACHT LATE AFTERNOON
Breakfast at Hotel. Today, you can enjoy a free morning exploring Lisbon or join an optional tour to the Famous Sintra Palace, which is blessed with natural beauty and the best preserved medieval Royal Palace in Portugal. We return to Lisbon early afternoon, then transfer to Portimao to board our Private Yacht. Overnight on Harmony V Yacht
DAY 4- SAT MAY 4TH: PORTIMAO, THE ALGARVE COAST & BENAGIL CAVE:
Breakfast on-board our vessel. Today, we are visiting one of the most beautiful areas in the World- the Algarve coast of Portugal! Our group will take a combination boat and jeep tour- to properly explore this rugged coastline and sea caves. We will travel through the interior of the small, traditional village of Ferragudo, through narrow streets until the magical view of the Ferragudo church. We board our boat and enjoy a 2 hour ride this beautiful coastline and the Famous Grotto of Benagil, known as the most beautiful natural cave in the world! After sampling some Portuguese wines at a seaside Algarve enoteca, we had back to our small ship. Overnight on Small Ship. . [SHIP IN PORT FROM EARLY MORNING UNTIL EVENING; Tour is from 9am to 2:00pm]
Day 5- SUN. MAY 5TH: **** CADIZ/JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA/CADIZ********
[Morning Tour from 9am - 2:00pm with free afternoon / evening in port]
In the morning meet your private driver and guide and depart to Jerez de la Frontera.
On arrival meet your private guide, who will help you navigate around this great city, world known for the sherry wines. Jerez is also home of Spanish race horses, dating back to Moorish domination. You will tour the city with your guide to discover the impressive past of Jerez and will also have time to enjoy a winery visit with sherry tasting a variety of delicious tapas to pair your wines. There is a special equestrian & Flamenco show included with lunch.
Day 6- MON. MAY 6TH: VISIT SEVILLE SPAIN & THE ALCAZAR ]:
Spend the day in Seville on a walking tour with our local guide. Seville, the capital of Andalusia, is presided over by an immense gothic cathedral (the world’s largest) in which you’ll find the tomb of Christopher Columbus. With both Christian and Moorish influences, Seville is an architectural haven and the UNESCO-listed palace, Real Alcazar, is just one awe-inspiring example. Seville also happens to be the home of flamenco, so be sure to spice up your evening before sailing overnight to Tangier. [Morning Tour from 9am - 2pm with Free afternoon / evening in port]
Day 7- TUE MAY 7TH: VISITING TANGIER MOROCCO- EXPLORING THE CITY’S TREASURES, FAMOUS OPEN MARKETS & RIDING A CAMEL!
Our visit to Tangier begins with a Panoramic tour of Tangier, visiting "Cape Spartel" where the Atlantic meets the Mediterranean Sea and a visit to inside of "The Caves of Hercules".We will visit the Famous Moroccoan Kasbah and its Palace, and the Medina or old town with the "Grand Socco", the "Petit Socco", the "Mendoubia Gardens", the "Jewish Quarter", and the Berber market and souks.... We will end with a “Must Do” in Morocco… A Camel Ride, before we head back to our small ship. Overnight in Tangier on yacht. [Morning Tour from 9am - 2pm with Free afternoon / evening in port]
Day 8- WED. MAY 8TH: VISIT THE FAMOUS BLUE-WASHED CITY OF CHEFCHAOUEN MOROCCO:
Depart early and travel by private coach to Chefchaouen, the famous blue-washed city sitting below the Rif Mountains. The blue buildings provide a dramatic juxtaposition to the surrounding countryside and you’ll enjoy a guided walking tour of the city. Take some free time to explore the beautiful cobbled laneways and buzzing squares before returning to the boat in Tangier and cruising overnight to Puerto Banus. [Full Day Tour from 8:00am - 6:00pm]
Day 9- THUR. MAY 9TH: VISITING PUERTO BANUS / RONDA SPAIN:
Choose from 2 unique Activities Today, both included in our Trip!
1.) Wine Tour To Mountaintop Ronda Village with lunch & Wine Tasting
Drive to Ronda by private coach in the morning for a guided walking tour of Old and New Town. Set high above the deep El Tajo gorge, Ronda is a spectacular town and was frequently visited by Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles, both of whom fell in love with the dramatic setting. Visit an authentic family-owned bodega just out of town for lunch and wine tasting before returning to the boat and sailing overnight to Malaga. [Morning Tour from 9am - 2pm with Free afternoon / evening in Puerto Banus]
2.) Famous CAMINITO DEL REY Hike- One of the Top 10 Hikes in the World!
Your driver will pick you up at your hotel for today’s adventurous Hike. You will walk the same path as King Alfonso XIII in 1921 did during the inauguration of the Conde Del Guadalhorce dam, thus its name “King's little walkway”. Located at 100 dizzying meters above the river, El Caminito del Rey clings to the cliff face of the Gaitanes Gorge. After several years of restoration, the path has been restored and re-opened to the public again in 2014. Your guide will take you through the route and explain everything you need to know to get a full understanding of what the walkway was. Now you can enjoy the stunning views when walking the path, keep your 5 senses alert and enjoy the greatness of an amazing landscape. Also, do not forget to look down; there are some glass bottom sections that will provide you with some impressive views and vertigo sensations!
After such adrenaline rush, enjoy a traditional lunch at a local restaurant. [Morning Tour from 9am - 2pm with Free afternoon & evening in port]
Day 10- FRI MAY 10TH: MALAGA | DISEMBARK YACHT / FLY TO BARCELONA:
Located on the Costa del Sol, Malaga is Spain’s sixth-largest city and your final destination. Say goodbye to your shipmates and disembark after breakfast. This Morning, our group will board our domestic flight to Barcelona, where we spend the next 3 nights.
• Veuling Airlines Flight #2114: Departs Malaga at 9:45am / Arrives Barcelona at 11:15am
Upon Arrival to Barcelona BCN Airport, we will enjoy a Barcelona Old Town and Gothic Quarter Walking Tour- as our 4-star Central Hotel is located right in the heart of Barcelona! The rest of the afternoon and evening is free for you to explore Barcelona and dinner on your own!
Overnight in Barcelona (3 Nights): Barcelo Raval Hotel
[VESSEL ARRIVES TO MALAGA AT 7:00AM]
DAY 11- SAT. MAY 11TH: TOUR OF BARCELONA | FREE EVENING:
After breakfast, we visit the top cultural and architectural sites in Barcelona including Gaudi’s Park Guell, Casa Batlló, Casa Milà and one of the most famous cathedral’s in the World- the Sagrada Familia, designed by Antonio Gaudi. We will have free time during the day to have lunch at Barcelona’s Famous La Boqueria Market, where many food booths and cafés are located. The evening is free to have dinner on your own.
DAY 12- SUN. MAY 12TH: FREE DAY IN BARCELONA TO EXPLORE ON YOUR OWN / FAREWELL DINNER THIS EVENING : Free Day in Barcelona on your own. Farewell Dinner with Flamenco Show!
DAY 13- MON. MAY 13TH: DEP BCN FOR USA