Canaries Christmas & Fireworks

Departed 20th Dec 2021 15 nights Sails from Southampton Bolette T2130
Funchal at night, Madeira Funchal at night, Madeira

Swap the winter gloom and festive season stress for soothing warmth, island scenery and care-free celebrations on this magical cruise. Sailing south, you’ll get to enjoy a relaxing build-up to Christmas before spending the ‘big day’ in the sunshine; see out 2021 in the Canaries; and welcome the New Year in Madeira – a simply unforgettable holiday. [ReadMoreMob]

The festivities on board Bolette will be in full swing from the moment you embark, and you’ll have ample time to settle in, indulge and revel in the excitement as you sail to the Canaries. En route, stops at La Coruna and Cádiz – where you dock for a memorable Christmas Eve – offer chances to explore two of Spain’s most historic cities too. [ReadMoreDesk]On Christmas Day, with the Canaries finally on the horizon, you’ll wake for an experience to remember. Friendly, attentive staff will take care of everything as you enjoy festivity, fun and food on your ship throughout the day, while there is unmissable entertainment to take in during the evening. Your Boxing Day can be as laid back as it always should be; at Lanzarote you could simply head to the beach to recover from your Christmas indulgences, or explore the island amongst its volcanic sites.  

After a magical Christmas, the Canarian highlights keep coming as the year draws to a close. Bolette takes you to four of the archipelago’s most beautiful, culture-rich islands over four consecutive days. On Gran Canaria and Tenerife, you could once again opt to enjoy the sunshine on soft sands – Gran Canaria’s oasis-like Maspalomas dunes are perfect for relaxation. A full day in Tenerife allows time to see the island’s volcanic wonders, such as Mount Teide, too. At gorgeous La Gomera and the ‘Pretty Island’ of La Palma, you’ve opportunities to explore verdant forests and seek out volcanic wonders aplenty; La Palma’s San Antonio Volcanic Park is a must-visit. After the Canaries, it’s on to Madeira for a fabulous New Year’s Eve. Take the day to explore the unique levada walking trails or resplendent botanical gardens; or perhaps visit the Cabo Girão sea cliff for stunning Atlantic Ocean views. By evening, it’s back on board Bolette for another unforgettable celebration, culminating with a chance to witness one of the world’s largest New Year’s firework displays.