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Holiday Overview

Taste the tapas in Tenerife explore the mountainous landscapes of Lanzarote and cruise to Cadiz and of course spend some amazing days at sea. Cruising with P&O traditions from the UK get their own special twist onboard the ship.

Explore seven exotic ports on this cruise of a life-time. The first port of Funchal is known as the city of gardens, including the fantastic Madeira Botanical Garden. The Second port of Las Palmas is the Canaries largest city with a 2.5mile long beach making it a popular tourist destination. The third port of Tenerife is famous for its black sand landscapes, and some of the best stargazing in Europe.

Your fourth is the picturesque Gran Canaria followed by the next port of the famous Lanzarote, famous for its volcano-clad landscapes, palm tree fringed beaches and clear blue waters.

After your cruise around the Canary Islands, there is still time for more! On the return voyage north, we stop at Cadiz, a city famous for being the oldest city in Western Europe. Having been founded by the Phoenicians as a small seasonal trading post in the 12th Century BCE, the Spanish city of Cádiz is the most ancient still-standing city in Western Europe.

Your final port to experience is Lisbon. The unique architecture, tram's running up the many winding streets, and incredible food including a type of custard-tart only found here!

The Holiday

  • Enjoy the ship’s jaw-dropping onboard facilities, while discovering traditional Andalucian tapas in Cadiz, breathtaking vistas in Madeira, some of the world’s best bars in Lisbon and the sun-drenched coastlines of the Canary Islands
  • Fourteen nights in a full-board, accessible cabin on P&O Britannia
  • Home-pick up included (first 100miles)
  • No tipping required with P&O Cruises
  • 4 swimming pools - including 1 inside and 18 whirlpools
  • 20 or more Bars and Restaurants
  • 5 Theatres & Lounges
  • West End-style shows, live music, classic cabaret and modern twists
  • Full-board cruising includes breakfast in the cabin, pool-side snacks, buffet & main-dining options
  • Group support included as standard and provided by our experienced care team
  • Supplementary care packages available for travellers who require additional assistance
  • We’ll also help to arrange any specialist equipment you need while on holiday
  • Group departure, with the opportunity to meet like-minded travellers


The Itinerary

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Southampton, UK

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Today your adventure begins! Home-pick up (within the first 100 miles, further distances charged at £2.50 a mile), or pick up at Southampton Airport, or free parking for the duration of the cruise included.

Welcome aboard Iona, your home for the next 14nights. The Britannia is full of bars, restaurants, swimming pools and entertainment areas including the Sky Dome, a laid-back indoor pool with glass domed roof.

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Day at Sea

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Relax onboard! Start you perhaps with a breakfast in bed, or wander to the buffet where there is a wide range of cooked and continental options. Today is all about exploring this fantastic ship and getting familiar with the facilities - of which the Limitless care team will be available to assist you.

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Day at Sea

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There is entertainment galore on board your ship, Britannia. Busting with entertainment venues - including West End-style shows, live music and classic cabaret. There is often live music to be found around the ship with up-beat bands playing poolside - to classical musicians in the atrium. Throughout the sea-days, the Iona's entertainment team will be running around and keeping the ship smiling!

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We're cruising close to the Canary Islands now! Relax in one of the four on-board swimming pools (hoist available) including the infinity pool at the very back of the ship! There are also hot tubs, saunas, and steam rooms available to use!

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Madeira, Portugal

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Cruise visitors here will discover that the market town is easily walkable although, the further inland you explore, the steeper and narrower some of the streets become. Locally made wicker furniture, lacework and tapestries all make good buys along with the ubiquitous Madeira wine. Funchal is also the base for tours to the islands botanical gardens; the fishing village of Camara de Lobos where Churchill went to paint; Camacha, the wicker centre; the levada walks, part of an ancient irrigation system; and to Reids Hotel for traditional afternoon tea, making cruises to Madeira a must see.

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Santa Cruz - De La Palma

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After an enjoyable breakfast, we arrive at La Palma, known for being the greenest island in the Canaries. Santa Cruz is a small city to port at, enjoy a potter around the port or book a complimentary Afternoon Tea on board where you can take in the views around you.

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Tenerife

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Today we cruise into the vibrant port of Tenerife. Tenerife is a true slice of paradise. Explore its foodie treasures, tranquil sunsets burning with tones of pink, orange and yellow and put your underwater camera to good use. There are countless experiences to be had, yet also peaceful and idyllic with sparkling waters and powder-soft sand.

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Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

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Today we’ll arrive in Gran Canaria, the most densely populated of the Canary Islands and possibly the most naturally diverse, too. You’ll get to see a little of 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. You’ll be able to disembark at 8 am and the ship won’t leave until 10 pm, giving you a whole day to experience charming Las Palmas.

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Arrecife - Lanzarote

Arrecife - Lanzarote

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Lanzarote is synonymous with a sometimes-alien, always-striking natural beauty. Volcanoes and lava fields define the landscape, impossibly-shaped rocks perch on improbably balanced outposts and black sand beaches compete with traditional, tropical palm-lined coast for your attention. A UNESCO Geopark, the island is a fascinating destination that enchants and enthrals all visitors to its volcanic shores.

Iona will dock in Arrecife, the island’s capital, and you’ll have the entire day to enjoy its sun-washed plazas, cool bars and atmospheric backstreets. If you’re looking for a little bit of local culture, check out the Museo Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, which features several works from the island’s most influential artist, César Manrique.

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Day at Sea

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Back onboard! After visiting five new islands, over five days, you've earnt a relaxing day at sea! Relax with a pint in Brodie's Pub, the onboard British pub - or listen to the delightful ambience in the atrium with live pianist - or make a splash in the pool!

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Cadiz, Spain

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Cádiz is an ancient port city in the Andalucia region of southwestern Spain. The home of the Spanish Navy, the port boomed in the 16th-century as a base for exploration and trade. It has more than 100 watchtowers, including the iconic Torre Tavira, which was traditionally used for spotting ships.

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Lisbon, Portugal

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Welcome to your final port, the fantastic city of Lisbon! Here, we have included an exclusive, accessible city tour with our local partner to ensure you have a memorable visit.

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Day at Sea

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Two days ahead of relaxation with the ocean for views! Our care team will be on hand to help you relax and enjoy the onboard entertainment.

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Day at Sea

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Your last full day onboard! Hopefully by now you've sampled all of the 15 restaurants - 8 speciality dining venues, 6 breakfast venues and Afternoon Tea. Some do carry extra charges not included in the cruise fare, but can be easily booked onboard and a great option to add variety from the main dining hall and buffet venues.

Southampton, UK

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Welcome back to Blighty! The Limitless Care team will be on hand to help you disembark and get to your transfer home. Our team will ensure you have the right support and facilities, back to your home address.

The Ship

P&O Britannia

P&O Britannia

Welcome aboard P&O's Britannia. Boasting luxurious fittings and facilities, as well as a cool, contemporary style. Each accessible cabin comes with:

  • Accessible cabins available on request (very limited) - with wide access doors and space for mobility scooters to be stored
  • All bathrooms come with wet rooms, wide door access and grip-handles
  • Equipment hire available (including powered wheelchairs + hoists)
  • All accessible cabins come with an ocean-view
  • Outside, Balcony & Mini-Suite Cabins (prices may vary)
  • Air conditioning
  • TV, fridge and hairdryer
  • Tea and coffee making facilities


Transport:

Cruise Transfer

Cruise Transfer

Included within your package with Limitless is a transfer from home (first 100-miles included, thereafter charged at £2.50 a mile) to Southampton Cruise Terminal. We will take a detailed-note of your needs at the time of booking, whether you can self-transfer or able to manage or need help with bags etc. We will always make sure you have the right transfer in place, to get your safely to the ship.

  • Pick-up at your home address
  • Alternative pick-up locations: Southampton Airport, Birmingham Airport, London Heathrow or Gatwick
  • Alternatively if guests wish to drive, we can include parking in Southampton, free of charge.


Dates and Prices

Start Date Days Price From Solo Traveller Price
22nd September 2023 15 From £3,099.00 From £6,149.00

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