AIDAluna - Big winter break Brazil for Carnival 2026

AIDAluna - Big winter break Brazil for Carnival 2026

In 2026, AIDA Cruises will be on the 48 day cruise "AIDAluna - Big winter break Brazil" Head to destinations in South America and offer a cruise to the famous Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. Bookings for this special trip begin on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at 10:00am This highlight is part of the 2025/2026 winter program and will be included carried out on the cruise ship AIDAluna.

This trip is a dream come true for everyone who is escaping the winter and looking for the sun: a spectacular cruise entitled “Big Winter Break Brazil for Carnival” will take place from January 18th to March 7th, 2026. The route leads from Hamburg across the Atlantic to Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay and back again - all without the need for a flight. In 48 days, travelers can experience beautiful beaches, lush nature, breathtaking cities and the world-famous Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.

AIDAluna - Big winter break Brazil

The journey with the AIDAluna begins in Hamburg and heads south. The first stop is Lisbon in Portugal, followed by a stop in Tenerife in the Canary Islands. We then head to the island republic of Cape Verde before relaxing days at sea lead to the Brazilian coast. Destinations include Fortaleza, Recife, Búzios and Ilhabela. After enjoying Brazil's endless beaches, we continue to Buenos Aires, Argentina, where guests can explore the city with an overnight stay and an optional excursion to the impressive Iguazú Falls. In Uruguay, Montevideo and Punta del Este offer further highlights. After a stop in Balneário Camboriú and São Paulo / Santos, the ship reaches Rio de Janeiro on Rose Monday, where guests immerse themselves in the vibrant life of the carnival. A two-day stay at Sugarloaf Mountain provides enough time for this unique experience.

The return trip across the Atlantic includes stays in Ilhéus and Salvador in Brazil as well as Cape Verde, Gran Canaria and Lanzarote. The route continues to La Coruna before ending in Hamburg. The “Brazil Great Winter Break for Carnival” can be booked at prices starting at 6395 euros per person and offers a unique opportunity to explore South America and its cultures from the comfort of the ship.

Travel route AIDAluna - Big winter break Brazil for Carnival 2026

Start and end port is Hamburg


Hamburg (Germany) - Lisbon - Tenerife - Sao Vicente - Cape Verde - Fortaleza - Recife - Buzios - Ilhabela - Buenos Aires - Montevideo - Punta del Este - Balneario Camboriu - Santos - Rio de Janeiro - Ilheus - Salvador - Praia - Gran Canaria - Lanzarote - A Coruña - Hamburg, Germany)

Travel date

So 18.01.2026 - Her, March 07.03.2026, XNUMX -> Book Offer

to the AIDAluna winter break offer


The cruise ship AIDAluna

AIDAluna, the floating home, shines with a fresh shine for its guests: After a comprehensive modernization in autumn 2025, the cruise ship AIDAluna presents itself in a completely new light and raises the experience on board to a higher level.

The interior of the guest cabins will be completely redesigned to create a contemporary atmosphere. In addition, the range of luxurious suites is being expanded, with exclusive zones and benefits for suite guests being introduced for the first time in this ship class. Culinary delights reach new heights with an expanded selection of restaurants, signature bars and enhanced services. The Theatrium, the radiant centerpiece of the Sphinx ships, will be enhanced with comfortable seating and an appealing color scheme to create an even more inviting environment. New areas for shared activities are being created for families with children.

The spacious sun deck with its pool promises pure relaxation, offering relaxation for young and old. Culinary journeys of discovery through world cuisine await guests in the diverse restaurants. Sports enthusiasts will get their money's worth in the fitness studio or on the sports deck. The spacious spa area also offers the perfect opportunity to be pampered and recharge your batteries.


Information about AIDAluna

General information

  • World-class entertainment
  • Culinary pampering program in the Genusswelten
  • 7 restaurants
  • 12 cafes & bars
  • Living dreams for your new home on board
  • Pure relaxation with a sea view in the wellness oasis
  • Almhütte
  • Action, fun and entertainment for the whole family
  • Sports in the gym at sea
  • Shopping, feasting, being amazed

AIDAluna ship data

  • Commissioning: 2009
  • Power: 36.000kW
  • Length: 252 m, width 32 m
  • Speed: 21,8 knots
  • Draft: 7,3 m
  • Number of decks: 13
  • Drive: diesel electric
  • Guest cabins: 1025

Bookable categories


Free choice of your desired cabin
• All AIDA PREMIUM advantages
• Drinks package included
• Social media flat rate included


Free choice of your desired cabin
• Attractive discount for early bookers
• Flexible rebooking
• AIDA Rail&Fly ticket included
(2nd class, within Germany)


• Social media package included
• Drinks package included


AIDA chooses the cabin for you
• Limited time special price
for selected departures
• Rebooking 150 € p. P
• AIDA Rail&Fly ticket for an additional charge
(2nd class, within Germany)