Costa Cruises is the official cruise line sponsor of the first Ryder Cup Championship to be held in Italy. The cruise line is offering an exclusive cruise/tour package 19SEP - 02OCT- that combines a seven-day cruise aboard its flagship Costa Toscana as well as spectator admission to the golf tournament.
If booked by 13MAY, the package is available for USD $4,595 per person, double occupancy, a savings of $400.
Every two years, 24 of the best players from Europe and the United States go head-to-head in match play competition at the Ryder Cup.
Costa Cruises' exclusive Ryder Cup Package includes a seven-night Costa cruise for two in a premium balcony stateroom with full cruise amenities, as well as admission to all three days of the Ryder Cup, transfers to and from the competition and four nights of pre- and post-cruise hotel accommodations and transfers. Airfare cost is not included in the package price but is available as an option.
“We’re thrilled to invite just 60 guests to join Costa for this exclusive experience that provides the best of Italian-style cruising and spectator attendance at the 2023 Ryder Cup,” said Scott Knutson, vice president of sales and trade marketing for Costa Cruises North America. “This unique offer is only available from Costa and can be combined with our Cruise & Golf program to make this a truly unforgettable vacation.”
The roundtrip cruise itinerary showcases the best of the Mediterranean. The cruise departs Civitavecchia (the Port of Rome), Italy, 21SEP. Ports of call include Genoa, Italy; Marseille, France; Barcelona, Spain; and Cagliari and Naples, Italy. The cruise ends 28SEP, followed by three days of Ryder Cup championship golf at the prestigious Marco Simone Golf & Country Club outside of Rome.
Cruise & Golf Add-On
For those who want to play as well as watch golf, Costa is offering its Birdie Golf Package for an additional $680 to play some of the most prestigious courses in Italy, France and Spain during port calls. The Birdie Package includes greens fees for admission to three top European courses during the cruise for one person (a second guest can be added for $319), transfers between the course and the ship, golf cart rental, priority embarkation and disembarkation, equipment storage and insurance, exclusive dining reservations, and more.