Your adventure begins! Get picked up from your front door with our home-pick up service (free within the first 100 miles), or make your way to the port where you can enjoy free parking. At Southampton’s cruise terminal our team will be waiting to help you board P&O's world-class Ventura cruise ship. The Ventura is designed to offer all the features and facilities of a classic cruise liner but with a more intimate feel. You’ll benefit from Priority Boarding, so you’ll be exploring the ship before you know it!
Included: full board on the ship
Today there will be plenty of time to get to know the ship as we head towards the Iberian Peninsula. Take in the spectacular sea views as we go and make the most of the ship’s impressive facilities. Whether you want to catch a film at the cinema, book yourself in for a Broadway-style show, relax by the pool or sing your heart out at karaoke, the Ventura boasts everything you need for many memorable days at sea.
Included: Full Board
By now the Ventura is probably starting to feel like home. If you haven't spotted it already keep your eyes peeled for the Horizon, the onboard Newspaper filled with lots of useful information to make the most of your time at sea. Here you will see daily schedules for activities, from live talks, bingo, quizzes, shows and much more, theres plenty to keep the whole family entertained.
As the ship smoothly continues heading down south, today you can enjoy at your leisure the rest of the facilities the Ventura has to offer. How about heading to the Spa to enjoy a relaxing massage? Or did you know there's also a hairdressers on board!
Land Ahoy! Today after a hearty breakfast you will meet with the Limitless team to disembark and enjoy your first port of Madeira. Cruise visitors to this enchanting market town will find it conveniently accessible. However, it's important to note that if you plan to venture further inland, some streets may become steeper and narrower. Staying closer to the port allows you to immerse yourself in the exploration of local treasures.
Funchal serves as the central hub for excursions to various attractions on the island. These include the island's botanical gardens, the picturesque fishing village of Camara de Lobos, where Churchill found inspiration for his paintings, and Camacha, renowned for its exceptional wicker craftsmanship. Additionally, you can explore the historic levada walks, which are part of an ancient irrigation system, and visit Reids Hotel for a taste of traditional afternoon tea. By staying close to the port, you'll have the opportunity to discover the diverse offerings that make this destination truly captivating.
Today you'll discover the largest of the Canary Islands, Tenerife, a holiday haven with one of the world's most varied landscapes. From lush valleys and vibrant plantations, to stunning beaches and the otherworldly Mount Teide National Park, Tenerife captivates with its natural wonders. Docking in Santa Cruz, an evolved cruise port turned splendid city, you'll encounter sophisticated bars, diverse restaurants, eclectic shops, fine architecture, and captivating museums. Immerse yourself in Tenerife's diverse charm, where every moment promises the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation.
Today heralds our arrival in Gran Canaria, the most densely populated and naturally diverse of the Canary Islands. Experience its beauty as we dock at the Santa Catalina cruise terminal, offering easy access to vibrant Las Palmas and the nearby Muelle shopping complex, just 100 meters away. Delve into the trendy old quarter, Vegueta, or enjoy the nearby Playa de las Canteras beach.
Lanzarote enchants with its otherworldly and consistently stunning natural beauty. Shaped by volcanoes and lava fields, the landscape boasts rocks with improbable formations perched on balanced outposts, while black sand beaches compete for attention against traditional palm-lined coasts. Recognised as a UNESCO Geopark, the island is a captivating destination that mesmerises all who venture to its volcanic shores.
When the Iona docks in Arrecife, the island's capital, you'll have a full day to immerse yourself in its sun-drenched plazas, trendy bars, and atmospheric backstreets. For a dose of local culture, explore the Museo Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, which showcases numerous works by César Manrique, the island's influential artist.
After 4 action packed days on shore today would be the perfect day to start with a continental breakfast served to your cabin. Then why not take a dip in the pool. One comes complete with a pool lift meaning all can enjoy the waters. This does sometimes need to be pre-booked but the Limitless team will be on hand to help assist with this.
Your final destination is the enchanting city of Lisbon, Portugal's vibrant capital and a top-tier European destination. Renowned for its breathtaking streets, charming squares, and iconic sights, Lisbon is a picturesque haven with pastel-coloured buildings adorning its landscape. As we approach, enjoy the scenic cruise past landmarks like the Belem Tower, the Cristo Rei statue, and beneath the city's majestic suspension bridge.
The attentive Limitless Team will assist you in disembarking, ensuring you can fully immerse yourself in the Portuguese capital's wonders. Indulge in a traditional Portuguese custard tart and absorb the laid-back atmosphere that defines Lisbon—an absolute favourite among Limitless traveler's. With so much to explore you will get two days in this amazing destination, so plan your itinerary in advance to make the most of this captivating city. From historical landmarks to cultural gems, Lisbon promises a brilliant day filled with unforgettable experiences.
Another day of possibilities on board. With so much available on the ship there will still be lots of things you haven't tried, and today is the perfect chance to do so. Why not head to The Metropolis. This unique venue brings you all the excitement of the world's coolest destinations. An innovative 20 metre floor-to-ceiling video wall displays dramatic cityscapes, so you might gaze 'out' upon Paris, New York or Sydney as you sip your favourite apéritif.
Today marks your last full day on board so make sure you make the most of it. Is there a speciality restaurant you've been considering? Today would be the perfect chance to check it out. Above all enjoy it all, this your last full day to simply relax. Sit with the other Limitless guests and share your stories and photos of your time away, before heading to the Theatre for your last west end production.
After your last breakfast, we’ll help you check-out. Your bags will be taken down by the Ventura's crew and our care team will be on-hand to assist you. 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!