For summer sun or winter sun, take a Canary Islands cruise from Bristol for your next cruise holiday. Why fly to the Canary Islands when you can cruise? A Canary Islands cruise from Bristol gives you so many more benefits including stunning scenery sailing around the islands and the ability to visit smaller islands in quick succession. Unpack once and soak up the sun on your cruise ship’s spacious decks as you sail across the open waters and hop from island to island.
With its temperate climate and beautiful beaches the Canary Islands are naturally beautiful and have a wealth of rugged landscapes and cultural towns to explore.
The largest and most densely populated islands in the Canaries, Tenerife is popular with holidaymakers not only because of its warm, temperate climate but also due to its wealth of natural wonders. This volcanic island, home to stunning black sand beaches as well as numerous UNESCO World Heritage sites including its Teide National Park, make Tenerife a truly wondrous island to visit. Its location and climate makes Tenerife the ideal place for a whole host of water activities including snorkelling, whale and dolphin watching and jet skiing but if you’re looking for a more relaxing time, have a leisurely swim in its clear blue waters.
This beautiful island is encapsulated by long, white, sand beaches which are starkly contrasted by its tall, green ravines and idyllic villages. A third of its varied and colourful landscape is UNESCO listed Biosphere Reserve meaning it is protected by conservation efforts to ensure the landscape stays as natural as possible. The island’s rich history has allowed for an amazing mixture of diversity within its food and there’s no end to the variety of splendid cuisine available here including its fresh fish from local markets and locally grown fruits. Gran Canaria’s historic roots also play home to some amazing archaeological sites and a visit to El Museo de la Cueva Pintada is the perfect place to discover the history of the Agaldar people.
Awash with lush landscapes and golden sand beaches, the island of Lanzarote has something to suit everyone. Whether you choose to spend your time cycling, surfing and walking or relaxing and sampling the local food and drink you’ll cherish your time on this beautiful island. Why not discover the artistic works of Cesar Manrique, an avid environmentalist who’s work accentuates the island’s geology. Choose to take a guided walking tour of the island’s three volcanoes or relax and unwind with a wine tasting tour, the opportunities are endless.
Locals have gone as far as to name the island of La Palma, ‘La Isla Bonita’; the Pretty Island, due to its overwhelming natural beauty. Not only this, La Palma is famed for its quaint cobbled streets and leafy courtyards - a joy to explore for anyone visiting.
Choose your Canary Islands cruise from Bristol, we offer a wide range of destinations and itineraries to choose from. Great for sun all year round, why not try one of our fantastic Canary Islands cruises from Bristol for your next cruise holiday.
Stay up to date with the very best cruise offers and news, along with expert advice from our Cruise Specialists.