Andalusia, Portugal & the Algarve

7th Oct 2021 11 nights Sails from Liverpool Borealis S2123
FROM ONLY £1,499 per person
Santiago Church and pavement cafe in Cathedral Square, Cadiz Santiago Church and pavement cafe in Cathedral Square, Cadiz
FROM ONLY £1,499 per person
0% Single Occupancy available

Fares are per person, based on standard occupancy of the lead-in cabins, subject to  availability. Saving is per person, and not applicable to the 3rd/4th guest in cabin. Black Friday offers are valid for new bookings made from 23/11/20 to 30/11/20, inclusive, on selected cruises as shown on our website. Offers are subject to availability and based on Black Friday Saver Fare PLUS. Savings shown are based on recent selling prices. Bookings made via Tour Operators are excluded from all Black Friday Sale offers. A 15% deposit is required at the time of booking. No cabin number is provided at the time of booking (cabin number will be advised on cruise ticket). The Black Friday Saver Fare PLUS is not combinable with any other offer. Bookings are covered by the Plain Sailing Guarantee. Oceans Loyalty Club discounts are not combinable with Black Friday Saver Fare PLUS; Ocean points will be earned, however. Dining times will be automatically allocated and will be advised on the cruise ticket. Table sizes cannot be requested when booking a Black Friday Saver Fare PLUS. E&OE.

Visiting five captivating destinations on board Borealis offers opportunities for an immersive, enriching discovery of quintessentially Spanish and Portuguese culture and traditions. On Spain’s sunlit south coast, the historic and aesthetic of a sparkling Andalusian gem are sure to delight; majestic monuments – such as the Torre Tavira watchtower and the 18th century cathedral – await in ancient Cádiz. For taste of authentic local flavours, there is time to sample delicious tapas in Cádiz or tour to Jerez, a city renowned for its sweet sherry. There’s also a visit to Gibraltar, to experience the unique mix of Spanish and English influenced culture and for a chance to climb to the top of the iconic ‘rock’ for grandstand ocean views.[ReadMoreMob]

Borealis benefits from being just small enough to dock in pretty Portimão, to bring you closer to the beautiful beaches and coastal panoramas of the sunbathed Algarve, for a memorable introduction to Portugal. In Lisbon, the attraction-packed capital, fascinating maritime heritage, architectural highlights and engaging museums created a recipe for a rewarding day of exploration. Speaking of recipes, you could not only taste Lisbon’s Pasteis de Nata too, but also make your own traditional custard tarts with a local pastry chef. Finally, there’s a chance to revel in the icons of Oporto; Portugal’s UNESCO-listed second city is renowned for its historic centre – the Ribeira District – and its world-famous port wines.

Borealis, like her sister ship Bolette, has capacity for less than 1,400 guests but is larger in overall size than the other vessels in the Fred. Olsen fleet. This means when you come on board for a memorable cruise holiday, to relax and enjoy a premium level of comfort – as well as our renowned personal service – in the elegant public areas, lounges, bars and dining venues, you have even more space in which to do so.

With its warm, welcoming atmosphere and timeless style, and classic open deck spaces providing a place to fully immerse yourself in the magic of ocean cruising, Borealis is very much in keeping with what our guests have come to expect from a Fred. Olsen ship.

Bringing the world closer

Our size advantage means we can take you to places that some of the larger cruise vessels simply can’t. We dock close to the heart of some of the world’s most beautiful cities and can take you on scenic cruising adventures showcasing inspirational landscapes. Our itineraries are expertly crafted to make the most of this advantage.

Smaller but spacious

Aboard our smaller, friendlier ships you'll find there's plenty of room to stretch out by the pool, enjoy a drink and great conversation with like-minded guests, and make the most of your time away. Sailing with hundreds, not thousands, of others allows you to get ashore faster too, and make the most of each destination.

Service with a smile
Waitress with drinks and guest on deck, Boudicca

Each member of the Fred. Olsen team has been carefully selected for their warm and welcoming personalities. The quality of our people, supported by training and development, ensures they will give you a great holiday. In fact, 97% of guests rated Fred. Olsen’s friendly, attentive staff ‘Excellent’ or ‘Good’.