The Canary Islands with the fleet in Funchal

30th Oct 2023 15 nights Sails from Southampton Balmoral L2324
FREEDOM FARE FROM £2,099 per person
Las Teresitas with yellow sand, umbrellas, lounges and palm trees, Santa Cruz, Tenerife Las Teresitas with yellow sand, umbrellas, loungers and palm trees, Santa Cruz, Tenerife
FREEDOM FARE FROM £2,099 per person
Enjoy FREE All Inclusive Drinks

These Terms and Conditions are in addition to Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ (FOCL) standard Terms and Conditions which are available here. Both must be read before booking. All offers may be withdrawn or amended at any time without prior notice, cannot be combined, are subject to availability and cannot be applied retrospectively. Cruise descriptions include optional, chargeable experiences that may be enjoyed independently and/or with optional Fred. Olsen Shore Tours. Shore Tours are subject to availability & service operation. Some ports may be at anchor, intermediate days are at sea.
*FREE Drinks package:
is applicable to new bookings only, made between 06/09/22 and 31/10/22 inclusive, for departures of 6 to 16 nights, departing from the UK in 2023, as highlighted on website.  Free drinks upgrade package comprises of selected house beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks – for terms & conditions, see website. Offer excludes saver fares, charters, exclusive sailings, and Tour Operator holidays. Freedom fare terms and conditions apply. Offer is capacity controlled. E&OE.

Visiting four islands in the Canaries presents opportunities to discover some of the greatest sights and experiences that this sun-kissed archipelago has to offer. What’s more, you’ll also get to be part of the ‘Fred. Olsen Fleet in Funchal’ event, joining guests and crew from all four Fred. Olsen ships for an unforgettable day of celebration, on which Balmoral, Borealis, Bolette and Braemar will dock alongside each other in Madeira’s capital. On this very special occasion, you’ll get to enjoy fantastic live entertainment and events; get to take part in exciting activities; tuck-in to delicious, specially prepared menus; visit the other ships in the fleet, to explore and meet up with guests and crew you may know from previous cruises; and much more. Away from all the festivities, there are chances to discover Madeira’s many highlights, from its botanical gardens and picturesque walking trails to natural wonders such as Cabo Girao sea cliff, too.[ReadMore]

During your time in the Canaries, every moment spent exploring ashore will be memorable; plenty of highlights await as you visit four islands on consecutive days. Up first is Gran Canaria, where spectacular beaches such as the oasis-like sands of Maspalomas may tempt you into a few hours of relaxation, before its on to Tenerife, for a chance to explore Mount Teide – the Canaries’ most famous volcanic site. You’ve opportunities to explore verdant forests and seek out volcanic wonders aplenty La Palma and La Gomera, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, too. Uncovering the Olsen family’s links to these islands also makes for an insightful experience, be it at La Gomera’s Hotel Jardin Tecina or the mystical Pyramids of Güímar on Tenerife. Before and after your island-based adventures, discover the delights of mainland Spanish and Portuguese cities too; a visit to Cádiz is a chance to seek-out this Andalusian gem’s ancient highlights, while there’s centuries of rich maritime history to uncover in Lisbon.

Balmoral, carrying up to 1,350 guests is small enough to navigate narrow waterways such as the Kiel Canal, and bring inspirational sights and experiences closer to you.

Like the rest of the fleet, Balmoral conveys a warm, welcoming atmosphere and features comfortable accommodation and lounges, stylish restaurants and plenty of open-deck space.