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Holiday Overview

This 12-day accessible cruise of the Canaries and Portugal invites you to discover breathtaking architecture and exquisite food, all while enjoying the luxurious comforts of the Apex. One of Celebrity Cruises most popular, and fully accessible ships, the Apex delivers impeccable service and world-class dining that will elevate your holiday at sea to new heights.

Look forward to a unique itinerary that sails you effortlessly towards the coastal sights of the Canaries and Portugal. From the lush botanical gardens of Madeira, to the culinary capital of Porto, this accessible cruise is full of sun-soaked surprises.

As with all of our accessible cruise holidays, you'll be supported by our attentive care team and a dedicated tour manager. From creating your tailored care plan, to guaranteeing an accessible experience throughout, we ensure that you have everything you need to enjoy the most amazing holiday. Get in touch with our friendly team to learn more about this cruise on 0800 711 7112.

The Holiday

What's Included?

  • Home pick up and drop off. Going from home to holiday has never been easier. We'll arrange for an accessible vehicle to chauffeur you directly to the port at Southampton. This is free of charge for journeys of up to 100 miles.
  • Accessible ship with incredible facilities. The Apex is a modern and stylish ship, known for its innovative design, excellent accessibility, and unique range of entertainment including a state-of-the-art theatre where you can enjoy Broadway-style shows.
  • Full board delicious dining. Celebrity Cruises collaborates with renowned chefs to create diverse and high-quality dining experiences. Guests can enjoy a great variety of options from specialty restaurants to casual eateries.
  • Spacious accessible cabins. These all come with accessible amenities including wet room bathrooms, grab rails and flat access to balconies. Profile beds can also be arranged.
  • Group support provided by our friendly care team. We'll make sure you have the support you need to cruise with confidence. We can also help to arrange any specialist equipment that you require.
  • Dedicated tour manager. There to make sure all runs smoothly so that you can enjoy your holiday with complete peace mind.
  • Travel with a small group. Meet new friends while travelling with like-minded people, sharing a wonderful holiday together.
  • Unique 12-day itinerary. See the very best of the Canaries and Portugal. Includes visits to Porto, Lisbon, Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Madeira, and Vigo

* Limitless Travel carefully pick out cruise itineraries to ensure minimal anchor ports (where a small boat or ‘tender’ transports guests to shore). Unfortunately port changes can happen due to a number of reasons while at sea. Limitless Travel will not be held accountable for any port changes, but we will do everything we can to ensure you are made aware of any changes to your itinerary well in advance.

The Itinerary

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Embarkation, Southampton

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Today marks the start of an extraordinary adventure. Going from home to holiday couldn't be easier with our door-to-door pick up service that is free of charge for journeys up to 100 miles. On arrival at Southampton our team will be waiting to greet you, providing support with check-in and boarding. They'll then be time to explore the ship before we meet for dinner as a group.

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Heading South

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Like many cruises, your journey will commence at sea, presenting a splendid opportunity to acquaint yourself with your new abode. Onboard the Apex, you'll discover a plethora of entertainment options, ranging from quizzes to casinos, shopping to theatre shows (pictured). Throughout your voyage, our attentive staff will be readily available to assist you in navigating the ship and ensuring you can make the very most of this unique floating resort.

Porto
Porto

Porto (Leixoes), Portugal

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Land Ahoy! After breakfast, our team will be on hand to help everyone disembark to enjoy this amazing first destination. Situated to the north of Portugal, Porto is a must-visit for foodies and sight-seekers. With a large sandy beach equipped with a plethora of accessible bars and restaurants it's a wonderful introduction into the Portuguese culture.

Alternatively, for those seeking the vibrant blend of cutting-edge architecture and winding cobbled alleyways in Porto, consider upgrading to an escorted tour of the city. Organised by P&O, our dedicated carers can accompany you (upon prior request), offering support and assistance throughout the enriching journey. For more information please speak to the Limitless team on 0800 711 7112.

Lisbon
Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal

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Your second stop is the postcard-perfect city of Lisbon. Capital of Portugal and one of the hottest destinations in Europe, it’s a beautiful city that boasts picturesque streets and grand squares, and is renowned for it pretty pastel coloured buildings. As we’re arriving, we’ll cruise past the Belem Tower, the Cristo Rei, and under the city’s impressive suspension bridge.

Once we've disembarked the ship, we'll enjoy a gentle tour over to the Praça do Comércio Square and a wine tasting experience. And of course, no trip to Lisbon is complete without a taste of the traditional Pastel De Nata!

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Day at Sea

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After a bumper packed few days, today you will be able to sit back, relax, and continue to make the most of the excellent facilities aboard the Apex as we sail towards the Canary Island. Today could be the perfect day to book in for a spa treatment, take part in a cookery class, or sip drinks in one of the many bars boasting stunning sea views. If you packed your swimming costume the Apex has 3 pools and 5 hot tubs. Disabled lift access is available giving everyone the option to cool off under the glorious Mediterranean sun.

Playa de las Canteras
Playa de las Canteras

Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

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Today we arrive in Gran Canaria, the most densely populated of the Canary Islands and possibly the most naturally diverse, too. You’ll get to see the island’s natural beauty as we approach before the ship docks in the Santa Catalina cruise terminal. Boasting terrific access to the island’s cool capital, Las Palmas, the terminal is also only 100 metres down the road from Muelle, an extremely popular local shopping complex. If you want to head into the city centre, check out Vegueta, Las Palmas’ trendy old quarter. Prefer the beach? Playa de las Canteras is also within easy reach.

Tenerife
Tenerife

Tenerife, Canary Islands

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Today your cruise brings you to the largest of the Canary Islands. Tenerife welcomes you with one of the world's most diverse landscapes, boasting verdant valleys, lush plantations, glorious beaches, expansive pinewoods, and the otherworldly terrain of Mount Teide National Park. Santa Cruz, Tenerife's cruise port, has evolved from a fishing village into a splendid city, boasting sophisticated bars, diverse restaurants, eclectic shops, fine architecture, and captivating museums. Enjoy the day exploring Tenerife which promises the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation.

Madeira
Madeira

Madeira (Funchal), Portugal

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Madeira offers many wonderful sights and experiences. Explore local treasures such as hand crafted wicker furniture, intricate lacework, and vibrant tapestries, all excellent purchases, along with the renowned Madeira wine. Funchal serves as the hub for excursions to the island's botanical gardens, the picturesque fishing village of Camara de Lobos, the historic levada walks part of an ancient irrigation system, and Reids Hotel for a taste of traditional afternoon tea.

Spa

Day at Sea

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Back on board the ship, today there's an abundance of entertainment awaiting you. Why not treat yourself to some well-deserved relaxation by visiting the onboard Spa. A haven of indulgence, the Spa offers a comprehensive range of rejuvenating experiences. Experience innovative advancements in beauty, fitness, and wellness that redefine relaxation at sea. Whether you're indulging in acupuncture, facials, massages, or specialty IV treatments, the Spa makes it easy to lose yourself in tranquility.

Vigo
Vigo

Vigo, Spain

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Bienvenidos a España! The fascinating town of Vigo is your final port of call. A historic maritime settlement that boasts some beautiful neoclassical architecture, Vigo is also home to Europe’s largest fishing fleet. It’s a cool and atmospheric town, where brilliant tapas bars, charming cafes and fantastic restaurants are abound.

Your cruise ship will dock only a few minutes from the palm-lined streets of Vigo’s town centre. Our carers, as always, will assist you when you disembark the ship and head out to experience your final taste of Spain. We recommend sampling some of the local seafood - it doesn’t get much fresher than this.

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Sailing Home

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As you arise for your last full day on board, why not savour the moment with a continental breakfast delivered to your cabin? As the day progresses, take this opportunity to ensure you've experienced all the onboard entertainment that perhaps you haven't yet had a chance to try. It's also the ideal time to connect with fellow Limitless guests you've met during your journey. Swap photos, share memories, and relish in the camaraderie. Following your evening meal, get ready to dance, sing, and revel in the entertainment onboard the Apex for one final hurrah.

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Disembarkation, Southampton

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After your last breakfast, we’ll help you check-out. Your bags will be taken down by the wonderful Celebrity crew and our care team will be on-hand to assist you in disembarking the ship without hassle. From here you will join the transfers back to the pick-up points, relaxed, rejuvenated and ready for your next Limitless adventure. We can’t wait to see you again!

The Ship

The Apex, Celebrity Cruises

Apex, Celebrity Cruises

Introducing The Apex! Renowned as a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Rated resort at sea. This state-of-the-art ship epitomises luxury and innovation. With sleek design, world-class amenities, excellent accessibility, and gourmet dining options, guests can indulge in opulence at every turn. From the stunning Magic Carpet venue to the serene Rooftop Garden, every aspect of the Apex promises an unforgettable voyage.

  • 29 Distinct food and beverage experiences
  • 14 of which are bars, cafes and lounge areas
  • 7 are speciality restaurants
  • 4 complimentary dinning venues
  • 4 main dinning restaurants
  • 2 exclusive dinning venues for guests staying in the retreat or aqua class.

Transport:

Cruise Transfer

Cruise

Included within your cruise holiday package with Limitless is a transfer from home (first 100-miles included, thereafter charged at £2.50 a mile) to the cruise ships port. Before booking we will always make sure you have the right transfer in place to take you to the port safely and comfortable.

*Please be aware that the door to door transfer is an accessible minibus not a private taxi, therefore we do advise guests to bring a support pillow for extra comfort if required.

If travelling abroad, please refer to travel advice issued by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

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