Royal Caribbean International today announced the winter 2014-15 Brazil and South America season of Splendour of the Seas. Sailing roundtrip from Sao Paulo (Santos), Brazil, Splendour of the Seas will sail three- to eight-night Brazil cruises, calling at Buzios, Ilha Grande, and Ilhabela, and seven-night Argentina and Uruguay cruises, calling at Punta Del Este and Montevideo, Uruguay; and Buenos Aires, Argentina.

A special eight-night sailing, departing December 27, 2014, will take guests to Porto Belo, Buzios, Ilha Grande and Ilhabela, and herald in the New Year at Rio de Janeiro to catch the world-famous fireworks show at Copacabana Beach. Splendour of the Seas’s winter 2014-15 Brazil and South America cruises are now open for sale.

“We are glad to bring Splendour of the Seas back to Brazil for an eighth winter season,” said Lisa Bauer, executive vice president of Global Sales and Marketing for Royal Caribbean International. “Splendour of the Seas combines a vast array of new and modern features and conveniences, exciting itineraries, and our world-renowned friendly and engaging GOLD Anchor Service to deliver a unique South America vacation experience that can only be found on Royal Caribbean. And our award-winning family programming will help make a vacation to the region an unforgettable experience for all ages.”

Vacationers also can choose among two trans-Atlantic sailings between Brazil and Spain that bookend Splendour of the Seas’ winter 2014 season. A 15-night westbound itinerary from Barcelona, Spain to Sao Paulo (Santos) will depart on Nov. 22, 2014 and call at Seville (Cadiz), Spain; Lisbon and Madeira (Funchal), Portugal; Tenerife, Canary Islands; and Rio De Janeiro. Splendour of the Seas returns from Sao Paulo (Santos) to Barcelona on Apr. 20, 2015, and calls at Rio De Janeiro and Salvador De Bahia, Brazil; Tenerife; and Malaga, Spain.