Winter Warmth in the Canaries

20th Jan 2023 14 nights Sails from Liverpool Borealis S2302
FROM ONLY £1,899 per person
Las Teresitas beach, Tenerife Las Teresitas beach, Tenerife
FROM ONLY £1,899 per person

For a restful, rewarding and relaxing start to the new year, away from the winter gloom at home, delight in soothing warmth and beautiful island scenery on this January escape.[ReadMoreMob] Borealis will take you to five Canary Islands, and at each you’ll find volcanic landscapes to explore and an abundance of sandy beaches providing a welcome place to simply soak up the sunshine. In the Canaries, the UNESCO-listed ‘Pretty Island’ of La Palma awaits you first; see the natural wonders of San Antonio Volcanic Park up-close, such as the Teneguia Volcano, You’ll get to seek out the volcanic sites of La Gomera too, or even relax and indulge yourself at the Olsen family-owned Tecina Hotel. before heading on to Tenerife. If you’re still feeling adventurous, you could journey into Tenerife's volcanic interior, scale Mount Teide and take in the views from Spain’s highest peak. Alternatively, head for the coast to indulge in a few hours of sunbathing perhaps.

Gran Canaria is perfect for relaxation too; the island is renowned for its year round warmth and sandy beaches, such as those found at Maspalomas, though you could opt to amble through the Agaete Valley. Finally, Lanzarote provides the perfect end to your Canarian adventure. Perrhaps take to the peaks and lava fields of the Fire Mountains; amongst this lunar-like wonderland you'll get to feel the heat of an active volcano, and even enjoy a lunch cooked by it too. Not far from the Canaries, there’s also a visit to the floral Portuguese island of Madeira. From Funchal you could ride the cable car to discover the floral scenes of the fragrant Monte Palace Tropical Garden and watch as people ride toboggans down the capital’s hills, or take in lush-green scenery uncovered via the unique levada trails.

Your Itinerary

  • Relax on sandy beaches in Tenerife
  • Explore the volcanic landscapes on Lanzarote
  • Visit the Maspalomas sand dunes in Gran Canaria
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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’.

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.