Puerto Vallarta joins 2026 itinerary for Virgin Voyages' newest ship Brilliant Lady

   June 25, 2024 ,   Cruise Industry

Virgin Voyages has announced that its newest ship - Brilliant Lady, will include Puerto Vallarta (Mexico) in her West Coast USA itinerary, debuting from Los Angeles CA in Spring 2026.

Brilliant Lady features 17 decks, 20 onboard restaurants, and modern amenities. Passengers can relax in state-of-the-art staterooms or opt for luxurious designer suites. The ship’s adaptable design enables a variety of voyages, including expeditions through Alaska’s glaciers and fjords.

The vessel will make its inaugural voyage in September 2025 with a launch event in New York City, followed by a tour of North America. After stops in major ports such as Miami and Seattle, the Brilliant Lady will transit the Panama Canal (RepositionCruises.com) entering the Pacific Ocean and marking Virgin's expansion into this region.

Currently, Virgin operates a fleet of three ships.

Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Voyages, stated they are excited to explore amazing new destinations like Puerto Vallarta.

From LA, Brilliant Lady will offer itineraries ranging from 5 to 8 nights, visiting destinations such as Puerto Vallarta, Baja California, San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, and Catalina Island.