St Pete Beach Stay & Carnival Caribbean Cruise
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Your holiday starts in Tampa with a one night stay at the Sailport Waterfront Suites. The hotel is situated right on the beachfront at Tampa Bay, and you may wish to just relax, but with plenty of good shopping nearby and a vibrant nightlife you will find plenty to make your brief stay in Tampa an enjoyable one. After checking out on day two it's time to embark on the Carnival Paradise for your Western Caribbean cruise.
The ship will be calling at Grand Cayman and Cozumel, and with plenty of shore excursions on offer and a multitude of things to do on board, you will have an experience you will never forget. The fun doesn't end there! After disembarking you will make your way to St Pete Beach for a five night stay at the Sirata Beach Resort, a great hotel located directly on the white sands of St Pete Beach.
At American Sky we can tailor make your itinerary which means we can combine any hotel with any cruise, leaving the UK on almost any departure date. Call our team of travel experts today and we'll create your dream cruise and stay holiday!
Day 1 - Tampa
Fly to Tampa and on arrival take the free hotel transfer or a taxi (local charge) to the Sailport Waterfront Suites for your overnight stay.
Day 2 - Tampa / Transfer to Ship
After checking out of your hotel this morning transfer independently to Tampa Port to embark on the Carnival Paradise for your cruise. The ship departs at approx. 4pm this afternoon.
Day 3 - Fun day at Sea
Fun day at sea to enjoy all the facilities on board.
Day 4 - Grand Caymen
Arrive into Grand Cayman at 8am this morning,
The largest of the three Cayman Islands, and with Seven-Mile Beach, Stingray City and Hell as just some of the places marked on the map, Grand Cayman won’t fail to be an exciting destination to visit. Learn to Scuba dive, swim with dolphins and check out George Town’s historical sites of interest, including Fort George and the Elmslie Memorial Church.
Day 5 - Cozumel, Mexico
Find pure diving heaven on the small Mexican island of Cozumel. Holiday makers flock here for the turquoise waters, perfect white sands and outstanding scuba diving and snorkelling thanks to the world's second largest barrier reef.
Day 6 - Fun day at Sea
Another fun day at sea to explore the ship, join in the activities or just relax.
Day 7 - Tampa / St Pete's Beach
Arrive back into Tampa at 8am this morning,
After disembarking the ship, transfer independently to Tampa Airport to pick up your rental car, and make the 1 hour drive to St Pete Beach for your 5 night stay at The Sirata Beach Resort.
Day 8-11 - St Pete Beach
At leisure to enjoy all St Pete Beach has to offer. As well as an award winning beach there are many other attractions close by, such as Busch Gardens, a mere 1 hour drive away. There are so many things to do that you will never be bored here. Take a boat tour, play golf, go fishing or take part in water sports at one of the many locations on the beach. If you prefer to go shopping there are lots of unique shops in downtown St Pete Beach as well as art galleries, museums and the theatre. You will also be spoilt for choice when it comes to eating out with a wide choice of restaurants and bars, and the nightlife is very lively and vibrant if you want to make a night of it.
Day 12 - Tampa
Check out this morning and drive back to Tampa Airport to drop off your car before your evening return flight.
Day 13 - Arrive Home
The Carnival Paradise sails to the Caribbean from Tampa year round so weekly departures are available. Your travel consultant will tailor make your stay so daily departures are available from UK and Ireland airports.
- Return Transatlantic flights
- 1 Night accommodation at the Sailport Waterfront Suites on a room only basis
- 5 Night Caribbean Cruise in an inside cabin on a full board basis
- 5 Nights accommodation at the Sirata Beach Resort on a room only basis
- 5 Days car rental collecting from Tampa Airport after your cruise
- Cruise taxes and port fees
What's Not Included
- Car rental or transfers upon arrival, prior to your cruise (we'd recommend a taxi)
- Travel insurance
1 Night Self Catering
Set in a great location overlooking Tampa Bay, Sailport Waterfront Suites are comfortable and offer a great base for exploring the sights. Equipped with a number of facilities for a relaxing stay, these suites are ideal for fun-filled holidays in Tampa.
5 Nights Room Only
The Sirata Beach Resort is located in St. Pete Beach, the Sunset Capital of Florida. With thirteen acres of unspoiled beachfront that surrounds the hotel, it is one of the beach’s finest casual resorts and hotels.