Your adventure begins - at your front door! That's right, we'll pick you up from home and take you directly to Southampton Cruise Terminal via an accessible vehicle. Here our team will be waiting to help you check-in and board the Iona.
Included: full board on the ship
As with most cruises, your holiday properly starts at sea. Today you will get time to know the ship as we head towards the Iberian Peninsula, taking in the spectacular sea views as we go and making the most of the ship’s impressive facilities. You will have the chance to meet the rest of the group and get to grips with your new home for the next couple of weeks.
Included: Full Board
Land Ahoy! Today we visit our first port after a hearty breakfast. The Limitless team will inform the group where to meet and then you will all disembark together. A Coruña's Transatlantic Quay, positioned on the northwestern tip of the Iberian Peninsula, holds the surprising distinction of being the closest European port to New York. This charming blend of old and new features beaches along its two-mile coastline. The old town, centred around Maria Pita Square, boasts shops, bars, and restaurants, along with captivating museums like the interactive House of Mankind, an aquarium, and a planetarium. As the main Atlantic gateway to the ruggedly scenic Galicia, La Coruña offers access to Santiago de Compostela, a world-renowned pilgrimage site with a Romanesque cathedral.
After an exciting day visiting your first destination, today will be spent back on board the magnificent Iona. Today, why not enjoy a film at the Cinema, or maybe head to the impressive theatre to catch a show. Remember to keep your eyes peeled for the Horizon news paper which will document the time and venues of all that will be taking place on the ship. These include quizzes, bingo, karaoke, magic acts and much more.
By now you should be comfortable in your new home and getting an understanding of where everything is on this beautiful ship. Today would be the perfect chance to sample one of the extensive dinning options on board. With many included in your fare you may think its not worth trying one of the speciality restaurants on the Iona but we would recommend you browse the menu's and speak to the staff as something may catch your fancy.
Arriving today on your cruise you will visit the largest of the Canary Islands. Tenerife boasts 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, featuring sophisticated bars, diverse restaurants, eclectic shops, fine architecture, and captivating museums. Indulge in the multifaceted allure of Tenerife, where every moment promises a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation.
Today marks our arrival in Gran Canaria, the most densely populated and arguably the most naturally diverse of the Canary Islands. Experience a glimpse of the island's natural beauty as we approach, culminating in our docking at the Santa Catalina cruise terminal. This terminal not only provides excellent access to the island's vibrant capital, Las Palmas, but is also conveniently located just 100 meters from Muelle, a popular local shopping complex. For those inclined towards the city centre, explore Vegueta, the trendy old quarter of Las Palmas. If the beach beckons, Playa de las Canteras is easily within reach.
Lanzarote captivates with its uniquely alien and consistently breathtaking natural beauty. The landscape is shaped by volcanoes and lava fields, featuring rocks with improbable formations perched on balanced outposts, while black sand beaches vie for attention against traditional palm-lined coasts. As a UNESCO Geopark, the island is a captivating destination that mesmerises all who visit its volcanic shores.
The Iona will dock in Arrecife, the island's capital, providing you with 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, showcasing numerous works by César Manrique, the island's influential artist.
After 3 days on shore we are sure you are looking forward to relaxing today. Why not visit one of the many pools on board. One comes complete with a lift so everyone can enjoy the waters. It is worth noting that sometimes this does need to be pre booked so if you are wanting to take a dip then make sure you speak with the Limitless Team and on board staff to get everything confirmed early to avoid disappointment.
Romantic Cadiz boasts thousands of years of history and has been one of Spain’s most important coastal cities for much of the country’s past. One of the spiritual homes of flamenco, it’s a city with a unique character and visible Arabic heritage, ensuring it’s an enchanting stop on your cruise. Almost entirely surrounded by water, Cadiz is one of the Iberian Peninsula’s hidden gems and a favourite amongst many Spanish travellers. The locals are known for their welcoming, down-to-earth character and the city’s restaurants are seafood specialists, so make sure you sit down for some fresh fish before you leave.
Today you arrive in 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 to enjoy 2 days in this glorious 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.
Today presents another opportunity to explore the enchanting city. Following yesterday's guided tour with the Limitless Team, today is dedicated to checking off any remaining sights on your list that you haven't had the chance to see or those you'd like to revisit. As this is the last port of your cruise, take advantage of the day to collect souvenirs for your loved ones back home.
After an action packed few days today you will get the chance to relax on board as you head back towards home. If you are feeling like you would like some "me" time why not investigate the on board spa and wellness facilities. They even have a hair dresser!
Today you wake to your last full day on the ship. Make sure to revisit your favourite attractions on board, or try that restaurant you have been considering. Above all remember to catch up with your other Limitless guests and swap photo's and stories of your time away.
After your last breakfast, we’ll help you check-out. Your bags will be taken down by the Iona'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!