Canary Islands cruises from the UK

All year round sun, brilliant white and black sand beaches, dramatic landscapes and world-class nature reserves make the volcanic Canary Islands and colourful Madeira ideal cruise destinations. Soak up magnificent scenery, sample seafood in a harbour cafe, wander through historic streets or simply relax in the sun on a Canary Islands cruise.

Gran Canaria boasts volcanic landscapes, quaint whitewashed villages, superb beaches and the contrasting greenery of Palmitos Nature Park. Tenerife is known for its lush plantations, and the volcanic 'moonscape' of Mount Tiede National Park. The island’s capital, Santa Cruz is a haven of tempting shops, and traditional churches and museums to visit.

Fuerteventura's proximity to the Sahara desert blesses it with particularly sunny weather, perfect for enjoying some of the best beaches in the Canaries.

The beaches of Lanzarote have long been a favourite of the British holidaymaker, along with the amazing solidified lava landscapes, best viewed from Fire Mountain. La Palma, one of the smallest Canary Islands, is known for its picturesque villages and magnificent volcanic crater, the Caldera de Taburiente. Once a popular port on routes to America, it has colonial buildings and Spanish architecture to explore.

The ‘garden isle’ of Madeira is awash with colour, with sub-tropical plants in the parks, botanical gardens and vibrant flower markets of Funchal, the island’s capital. The lush and mountainous islands of the Azores support a huge variety of exotic trees and flowers and are an ideal cruise destination.

  • Santa Cruz de La Palma
  • Funchal Madeira
  • Mount Teide, Tenerife

Gran Canaria

Canary Islands Cruises

Winter Warmth in the Canaries

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Winter Warmth in the Canaries on Borealis
14 Nights
Departs 27 Feb 2022
from Liverpool
  • £1,454pp
  • £2,327pp
  • £2,909pp

Liverpool, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, San Sebastian de la Gomera, Funchal, Madeira

Escape to the Canaries

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Escape to the Canaries on Bolette
12 Nights
Departs 04 Mar 2022
from Southampton
  • £1,066pp
  • £1,357pp
  • £2,230pp
  • £2,618pp

Southampton, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de La Palma, San Sebastian de la Gomera, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, La Coruña

The Glorious Canary Islands: March

Saga Cruises
The Glorious Canary Islands: March on Spirit of Adventure
15 Nights
Departs 29 Mar 2022
from Southampton
  • £3,999pp
  • £7,837pp

Southampton, Cádiz, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Funchal, Madeira

Canaries & Portugal with Funchal Flower Parade

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Canaries & Portugal with Funchal Flower Parade on Balmoral
16 Nights
Departs 02 May 2022
from Newcastle upon Tyne
  • £1,939pp
  • £2,327pp
  • £4,558pp
  • £4,849pp

Newcastle upon Tyne, La Coruña, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Lisbon, Honfleur

The Glorious Canary Islands: October

Saga Cruises
The Glorious Canary Islands: October on Spirit of Discovery
15 Nights
Departs 16 Oct 2022
from Dover
  • £3,526pp
  • £6,172pp

Dover, Cádiz, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Funchal, Madeira, Southampton

The Glorious Canary Islands: November

Saga Cruises
The Glorious Canary Islands: November on Spirit of Adventure
15 Nights
Departs 04 Nov 2022
from Southampton
  • £3,391pp
  • £5,704pp

Southampton, Cádiz, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Funchal, Madeira

Islands of the Atlantic

Saga Cruises
Islands of the Atlantic on Spirit of Discovery
19 Nights
Departs 15 Nov 2022
from Southampton
  • £4,103pp
  • £7,719pp

Southampton, Casablanca, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de La Palma, San Sebastian de la Gomera, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Cádiz, La Coruña

Archipelagos of the Atlantic

Saga Cruises
Archipelagos of the Atlantic on Spirit of Adventure
19 Nights
Departs 19 Nov 2022
from Southampton
  • £4,152pp
  • £7,689pp

Southampton, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Porto Grande, Praia, Santiago Island, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Lisbon

Winter Sun in the Canary Islands

Saga Cruises
Winter Sun in the Canary Islands on Spirit of Discovery
14 Nights
Departs 04 Dec 2022
from Southampton
  • £3,062pp
  • £5,669pp

Southampton, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Lisbon

Festive Traditions of Spain and her Islands

Saga Cruises
Festive Traditions of Spain and her Islands on Spirit of Discovery
21 Nights
Departs 18 Dec 2022
from Southampton
  • £5,699pp

Southampton, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Agadir, Casablanca, Gibraltar, Lisbon, Leixões, La Coruña

Christmas Celebrations in the Canaries

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Christmas Celebrations in the Canaries on Balmoral
14 Nights
Departs 22 Dec 2022
from Portsmouth
  • £2,521pp
  • £2,715pp
  • £4,752pp
  • £5,334pp

Portsmouth, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Winter Warmth in the Canaries

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Winter Warmth in the Canaries on Bolette
14 Nights
Departs 03 Jan 2023
from Tilbury
  • £1,745pp
  • £2,036pp
  • £3,394pp
  • £4,073pp

Tilbury, La Coruña, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, San Sebastian de la Gomera, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Funchal, Madeira

Winter Warmth in the Canaries

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Winter Warmth in the Canaries on Borealis
14 Nights
Departs 20 Jan 2023
from Liverpool
  • £1,842pp
  • £2,036pp
  • £3,491pp
  • £4,170pp

Liverpool, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de La Palma, San Sebastian de la Gomera, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Lisbon

Escape to the Canaries

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Escape to the Canaries on Balmoral
13 Nights
Departs 24 Mar 2023
from Southampton
  • £1,648pp
  • £1,939pp
  • £3,394pp
  • £3,588pp

Southampton, Funchal, Madeira, San Sebastian de la Gomera, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Arrecife, Lanzarote, La Coruña