Canary Islands Cruise Holidays

The Canary Islands are a true slice of paradise
Four of Spain’s seven major national nature reserves are located among this volcanic archipelago – the volcanic crater of Mount Teide on Tenerife and Lanzarote’s Timanfaya National Park being just two. From foodie treasures to sipping the cream of the crop at Europe’s only coffee plantation, there's plenty more of this culinary Canary wonder on our Canary Island cruises.

Canary Islands Ports

Lanzarote, Canary Islands

Lanzarote offers something for everyone, including a range of beach colours courtesy of its volcanic geology.

Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Gran Canaria met with Christopher Columbus's arrival in 1942, and the sunshine island has been a top travel choice ever since.

Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

Fuertaventura boasts 3,000 hours of sunshine a year and offers stark and beautiful volcanic landscapes to explore.

Tenerife, Canary Islands

The largest of the Canary Islands is also the most visited, thanks to its enviable climate and varied breathtaking scenery.

La Palma, Canary Islands

Despite its small size, La Palma in the Canary Islands boasts a hugely diverse landscape of lush forests, deep valleys and beautiful beaches.

Reasons to visit the Canary Islands on a cruise holiday

Winter in the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands are rightly famed for their abundant sunshine and sandy shores, but these dynamic destinations offer so much more than winter-sun or beach-based breaks. Leave the sun-lounger behind and treat your senses to a world of eye-opening culture, mouth-watering cuisine and hair-raising adventure with these local experiences.

Glorious Beaches

The Canary Islands boasts beautiful beaches aplenty, and some of the best can be found near the north-eastern resort of Corralejo in Fuerteventura. Beyond the glorious stretch of golden sand is a protected park with miles of constantly shifting dunes.

Canary Islands Natural Wonders

In the Canary Islands, you’ll marvel at many natural wonders as you explore the wild interiors and coastlines. You can hike Tenerife's rugged Anaga Mountains, explore a volcanic vineyard in Lanzarote to exploring the National Parks of La Palma.

Discover holidays to the Canary Islands

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Explore ashore our favourite Canary Islands cruise ports

Take a look at some examples of our curated shore experiences, offering you the chance to try something new, connect with local culture and discover a different side to the Canary Islands.

View a selection of Canary Islands cruise shore experiences

Frequently Asked Questions about Canary Islands

Sail to the Canary Islands on board your favourite ship

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