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Dubai Rugby Sevens & Arabian Cruise
Includes a 2 Day Ticket to the 2019 Dubai Rugby Sevens
Exclusive Access to the Imagine Cruising VIP Suite
Price from
R27,999pp
Duration
9 nights
Departing
05 Dec 2019

Your Experience:

  • 3 night hotel stay in Dubai
  • Exclusive rugby event featuring: Rory Underwood MBE and a 2 day hospitality ticket with complementary food and drink
  • 6 night full-board cruise on board Costa Diadema
  • Overnight in port in Abu Dhabi
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner & snacks on board
  • All Emirates flights, taxes & transfers

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Cruise Code: ASA6257 Call: 0861 100 400
Mon to Fri 9am to 7pm
Saturday 9am to 6pm
Sunday 10am to 3pm

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1 Dubai Hotel stay
  • Days 2 - 3 Dubai Rugby Sevens Hotel Stay
  • Day 4 Dubai Embark ship
  • Day 5 Muscat
  • Day 6 At Sea
  • Day 7 Doha
  • Day 8 Abu Dhabi
  • Day 9 Abu Dhabi
  • Day 10 Dubai Disembark ship
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    Day 1
    Dubai - Hotel Stay
    Alongside the glamour of Dubai, you’ll find a rich tradition and fascinating history; wander the narrow streets of the Bastakia Quarter or visit the Burj Khalifa – at 828m it’s the world’s tallest building. Shop ‘til you drop at the world’s largest mall, or escape the bustle and embark on a desert safari, rolling over dunes in a four-by-four.
    Burj Khalifa, Dubai

    Day 1

    Dubai - Hotel Stay

    Alongside the glamour of Dubai, you’ll find a rich tradition and fascinating history; wander the narrow streets of the Bastakia Quarter or visit the Burj Khalifa – at 828m it’s the world’s tallest building. Shop ‘til you drop at the world’s largest mall, or escape the bustle and embark on a desert safari, rolling over dunes in a four-by-four.

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    Days 2 - 3
    Dubai Rugby Sevens and Hotel Stay
    Enjoy two day hospitality tickets to the Emirates Dubai Rugby Sevens. Experience fast and furious rugby action in an electrifying atmosphere as some of the best rugby players in the world compete for glory. What’s more with your seats in the exclusive Imagine Enclosure, you’ll enjoy complementary food and drinks throughout the two days.
    Dubai Rugby Sevens

    Day 2

    Dubai Rugby Sevens and Hotel Stay

    Enjoy two day hospitality tickets to the Emirates Dubai Rugby Sevens. Experience fast and furious rugby action in an electrifying atmosphere as some of the best rugby players in the world compete for glory. What’s more with your seats in the exclusive Imagine Enclosure, you’ll enjoy complementary food and drinks throughout the two days.

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    Day 4
    Dubai - Embark Costa Diadema
    Today you’ll embark Costa Diadema for your Middle East cruise. A ship that showcases the best of Italy, on board you’ll find delicious pizza, pasta, Prosecco and gelato, alongside fantastic entertainment and stylish décor with an Italian twist.
    Costa Diadema

    Day 4

    Dubai - Embark Costa Diadema

    Today you’ll embark Costa Diadema for your Middle East cruise. A ship that showcases the best of Italy, on board you’ll find delicious pizza, pasta, Prosecco and gelato, alongside fantastic entertainment and stylish décor with an Italian twist.

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    Day 5
    Muscat
    Muscat is a city steeped in Middle Eastern tradition. Unlike the gleaming towers of its neighbours, Muscat’s white-washed buildings feature arabesque domes and windows. Visit traditional palaces and mosques or head to nearby lagoons to spot turtles and dolphins.
    Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

    Day 5

    Muscat

    Muscat is a city steeped in Middle Eastern tradition. Unlike the gleaming towers of its neighbours, Muscat’s white-washed buildings feature arabesque domes and windows. Visit traditional palaces and mosques or head to nearby lagoons to spot turtles and dolphins.

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    Day 6
    At Sea
    The Diadem has a fabulous range of bars and lounges to suit all tastes. Perhaps its most impressive is the Teodora Bar and Lounge which opens out onto a square overlooking the sea where you can dance to Latin rhythms and sip cocktails as you watch the world drift by.
    Dining Options

    Day 6

    At Sea

    The Diadem has a fabulous range of bars and lounges to suit all tastes. Perhaps its most impressive is the Teodora Bar and Lounge which opens out onto a square overlooking the sea where you can dance to Latin rhythms and sip cocktails as you watch the world drift by.

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    Day 7
    Doha
    Qatar’s shining jewel, Doha blends traditional and modern with ease and confidence, from large shopping malls to the bustling alleys of Souq Waqif selling fragrant spices, perfume and ornate jewellery. Stroll around Doha Corniche, the waterfront promenade, or take a dhow cruise at sunset for spectacular city views.
    Doha Waterfront

    Day 7

    Doha

    Qatar’s shining jewel, Doha blends traditional and modern with ease and confidence, from large shopping malls to the bustling alleys of Souq Waqif selling fragrant spices, perfume and ornate jewellery. Stroll around Doha Corniche, the waterfront promenade, or take a dhow cruise at sunset for spectacular city views.

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    Day 8
    Abu Dhabi
    Its beaches of clean white sand are overlooked by modern skyscrapers but the capital of the Emirates also hides pockets of a more traditional culture, with souks and sheesha cafes and a bustling dhow harbour.
    Sheikh Zayed Mosque

    Day 8

    Abu Dhabi

    Its beaches of clean white sand are overlooked by modern skyscrapers but the capital of the Emirates also hides pockets of a more traditional culture, with souks and sheesha cafes and a bustling dhow harbour.

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    Day 9
    Abu Dhabi
    Abu Dhabi boasts an impressive array of attractions from pristine beaches to wildlife reserves and theme parks. You could visit the beautiful white Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the largest mosque in the emirates; Ferrari World and exotic wildlife on Yas Island; or learn about the ancient sport of falconry at the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital.
    Abu Dhabi Skyline

    Day 9

    Abu Dhabi

    Abu Dhabi boasts an impressive array of attractions from pristine beaches to wildlife reserves and theme parks. You could visit the beautiful white Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the largest mosque in the emirates; Ferrari World and exotic wildlife on Yas Island; or learn about the ancient sport of falconry at the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital.

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    Day 10
    Dubai - Disembark Costa Diadema
    Today you’ll return to Dubai where you’ll disembark Costa Diadema for your flight home.
    Disembark your Ship

    Day 10

    Dubai - Disembark Costa Diadema

    Today you’ll return to Dubai where you’ll disembark Costa Diadema for your flight home.

Costa Diadema

Diadema has a name that says it all: Diadema is Italian for tiara and there’s plenty on board to enjoy in this brightest jewel in the Costa fleet. From fabulous food, with flavours from around the world, to the most spectacular Samsara Spa – the fleet’s best. New features include split-level rooms overlooking the sea and an outdoor promenade to 'connect' passengers more closely with the sea. The Diadema is perfect for those who are looking for a cruise adventure on a ship that cannot fail to impress.

Key Facts

Entered service: 01/11/2013

Number of Decks: 14

Passenger Capacity: 4,947

Total Crew: 1,253

Number of Cabins: 1,854

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 2

Number of Restaurants: 6

Great places to visit on board:

The Terrace

Lined with bars and restaurants, the Terrace will make you feel like you’re on the Italian Riviera.

Samsara Spa

Relax in this highly-regarded spa that features a gym, Thalassotherapy pool, treatment rooms, sauna and Turkish bath.

Emerald Theatre

Take in a lavish production in this sumptuous three-storey theatre that offers fantastic views of the stage.

Prices per person from

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  • Inside
    1. R27,999pp
  • Outside
    1. R32,999pp
  • Balcony
    1. R36,999pp
  • Suite
    1. R49,999pp
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