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Canary Islands

P&O Cruises Iona
Date 19th Feb 22
Nights 14 Nights
1
Southampton, UK
Arrive in Southampton and board P&O Cruises Iona for your fourteen night cruise.
2-4
At Sea
5
Madeira, Portugal
Today the ship drops anchor at the Portuguese island of Madeira. Nicknamed the 'floating garden' due to its lush flora and fauna, there is no place that typifies this more than Funchal's Botanical Gardens. Ride in the cable car up to Monte, before returning back down to the city in a traditional toboggan? Head to the east of the island to admire the views from Pico de Arieiro, or venture west to visit the picturesque village of Câmara del Lobos and the Cabo Girão Skywalk. Take a ferry to the neighbouring island of Porto Santo, a beach-lovers paradise, or take a baptism dive with sharks and tropical fish at Aquario da Madeira. For the ultimate treat, why not enjoy a traditional afternoon tea at the famous Belmond Reid's Palace Hotel in Funchal?
6
Tenerife, Canary Islands
Tenerife is largest of the Canary Islands. The island is dominated by the dormant volcano Mount Teide; hop on a cable car to marvel at the views or take a hike along the trail. Tenerife is also known for its famous Carnaval de Santa Cruz with its spectacular parades, music, dancing, and colourful costumes. Siam Park is a Thai-themed water park packed with swimming pools, exhilarating slides, and plenty of family fun. Experience up-close encounters with gorillas, tigers, penguins, and other species at the landscaped Loro Park. Party animals can discover Playa de las Americas and its famed nightlife scene. Try your hand at windsurfing, kite surfing, or parasailing on El Medano Beach. The island’s capital, Santa Cruz, is home to Auditorio de Tenerife, Museum of Fine Arts, and Museum of Nature and Man. The UNESCO-listed colonial city of San Cristobal de la Laguna is well worth a visit too.
7
Gran Canaria, Canary Islands
The Canary island of Gran Canaria is famous for its black lava and white sand beaches; from bustling Playa del Ingles and Puerto Rico in the south to quieter San Augustin and Puerto de Mogan in the south. Surfing fans can make a beeline for Pozo Izquierdo for some great waves and adventurers can hike at the Jurassic-like Caldera de Bandama or climb up to Roque Nublo for 360-degree island vistas. The capital of La Palmas is a Mecca for duty-free shopping, its historic Vegueta old town, Las Canteras urban beach, and marine life at Poema del Mar; while the nearby Jardin Botanico Canario Viera y Clavijo is the perfect escape. The awe-inspiring Dunas de Maspalomas are a must-see sight or step back to pre-Hispanic times at Cueva Pintada Museum. Get up close to wildlife and see dolphins, turtles, seals, toucans, and orchids at Palmitos Park – the biggest zoological park in the Canary Islands. Or, swap seals for slides at Aqualand Maspalomas Water Park, a ten-minute ride away.
8
Fuerteventura, Spain
Fuerteventura, the second largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, is known for its striking white sand beaches, thrilling water sports, and almost year-round sunshine tempered by cooling breezes. Spend a relaxing day at El Cotillo's Playa de Concha or Sotavento's Playa de la Barca; both set alongside gorgeous lagoons. Enjoy family times amongst nature, animals, and birdlife at idyllic Oasis Park or encounter loggerhead turtles at the Turtle Nursery on Morro Jable Wharf. Take a buggy tour through the sand dunes at Corralejo Natural Park or stroll through 100 locally-produced sculptures at the open-air Sculpture Park in Puerto del Rosario. Step back in time at the former island capital of Betancuria with its Artisans Museum, Betancuria Archaeological Museum, and 17th-century Iglesia de Santa Maria. Explore the world of salt-making at Salinas del Carmen and Museo de la Sal near Caleta de Fuste or the unique windmills at La Olivia, Tefia, and Antigua are sights to behold too. Fuerteventura is also gateway to catamaran trips to the uninhabited paradise of Isla de Lobos.
9
Arrecife, Lanzarote
Today the ship drops anchor at Arrecife on the Canarian island of Lanzarote. Two splendid castles form the backdrop to the harbour - the 15th-century Castillo San Gabriel and 17th-century Castillo San Jose. The beautiful golden sands of Playa de Reducto are the perfect place to spend a few hours sunbathing. Venture inland to explore the lunar landscapes of Timanfaya National Park's fire mountains, Cesar Manrique's unique Jardin de Cactus on the outskirts of Guatiza, and Jameos Del Agua cave.
10
At Sea
11
Seville, Spain
Seville is situated in the south-western region of Spain; 60km north along the Guadalquivir River. The highlight of Seville is certainly its culture and heritage, which can be seen in the gothic architecture still prevalent throughout the city. Various landmarks are dotted throughout, such as the Giralda Bell Tower. Visit the royal palace Alcázar of Seville or the Plaza de Espana; a plaza built in 1928 for the World Exposition. Head to the narrow streets in the Santa Cruz quarter to discover various shops that sell bespoke, traditional goods, as well as restaurants that serve a variety of local dishes.
12
Lisbon, Portugal
Spread across seven hills on the shores of River Tagus is Portugal's capital city, Lisbon. Pavement cafes, bustling squares and serene gardens sit alongside palaces, bridges and castles in this waterside city. Immerse yourself in culture at Calouste Gulbenkian Museum and National Museum of Contemporary Art, or enjoy the colourful marine life at Oceanarium. Take a vintage tram ride through the city's cobbled streets, admiring Jerónimos Monastery and Belém Tower on the way. Haggle for bargains at the lively Thieves Market, or explore designer shops on Rua do Carmo, Rua Garrett and Avenida da Liberdade. Venture further afield and discover the fairytale places and ornate villas in Sintra or go dolphin-watching in Setúbal.
13-14
At Sea
15
Southampton, UK
Today your cruise comes to an end. Disembark and make your way home.
Hays Extras
Hays Extras
  • Sea view cabin from £1399pp
  • Balcony cabin from £1949pp
  • Extra guests sail from £199pp
  • Kids sail from £49pp
  • No Tips Required
  • 5% Low deposit from £50pp
  • Plus, receive up to £340 on-board spending money per cabin
Why Book
Why Book
  • Treat yourself to a delicious glass of Madeiran wine or stroll around the beautiful parks and gardens which are located near the waterfront in Funchal
  • Visit Mount Teide in Tenerife and spot the coast of Africa from 180 miles away
  • Relax on the abundance of golden-sand beaches and immerse yourself in the diverse range of cultures in Gran Canaria

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Background
Iona
Overview
Iona is designed to bring the outside in. Through innovative design and unique spaces, she connects you with the sea, sky and shoreline. Iona’s SkyDome – the first of its kind in the cruise industry – is one such space. With its glass dome roof and spacious layout, it’s flooded with natural light. It offers a relaxed, poolside environment by day, with tantalising dining and drinking options; come evening, the space seamlessly transitions into a must-visit entertainment venue, showcasing spectacular aerialist performances and playing host to party nights under the stars. It’s a fun and welcoming space for families, offering laid-back dining, exciting entertainment, a swimming pool and room to roam. SkyDome on Iona is the place to be for relaxation, effortless dining and brilliant entertainment – day or night, whatever the weather.
Iona
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Food & Drink

Choose from over 15 places to eat to suit all appetites and occasions, 8 speciality restaurants and more than 6 places to have breakfast.

Entertainment

Why not relax on deck to soothing sounds from our live musicians, catch a singer in the theatre, stumble upon a busker, party the night away at The Club House, or embrace the air guitar with our epic rock night in SkyDome? Or perhaps for the ultimate nostalgic evening, take in the sunset views to the tune of a live pianist in panoramic Crow's Nest. The soundtrack to your holiday is unlimited.

In between live music, theatre productions, movie blockbusters and more, how about a spot of rib-tickling comedy? You’ll find something for everyone on a P&O Cruises holiday. From family-friendly to adult-only content, all ages can enjoy our comedy shows. Guest comedians step on board to take to the stage and make you laugh. While world-class tribute acts dazzle with such impressive vocals, you won’t believe it isn’t the real deal!

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Health & Fitness

Choose from 18 whirlpools and 4 swimming pools (three outside and one inside).

Kids & Teens

Run by a team of passionate and dedicated professionals, The Reef provides a perfect environment for our younger travellers to create their own holiday memories. For toddlers to teens, we’ve soft play, imaginative spaces and high-energy activities plus gaming, DJ equipment and arts and crafts. There's also action-packed outdoor spaces including a climbing wall, football court and splash zone to keep them cool on a hot day. Pre-registration is essential.

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Terms & Conditions
Select Fare Terms and conditions: Select Prices shown are per person based on two adults sharing the lowest grade of cabin available within the applicable cabin type and are subject to availability. Fly-cruise prices shown are inclusive of economy class flights from/to London and transfers. Prices may vary for other departure airports. All flights are subject to availability. *Book an applicable Select Price holiday and receive extra on-board spending money to spend during your cruise holiday. The amount shown is per cabin based on two people sharing the lowest grade of Balcony cabin available within the applicable cabin type, and varies by cabin and cruise duration. Applicable to new Select Price bookings made by 1 March 2021 on selected cabin grades on applicable departures before 30 October 2022 and is additional to the P&O Cruises Select Price benefit of on-board spending money/car parking/return coach travel (choice of benefit dependent on cruise type, duration and time of booking). On-board spending money amount shown includes the Select Price benefit of on-board spending money plus the extra on-board spending money. On-board spending money can only be spent whilst on board. Offer is not applicable to Inside cabins, Early Savers or other promotional prices and cannot be exchanged for a cash alternative. We reserve the right to withdraw this offer in whole or on individual cruises at any time. ◊5% low deposit applicable to new Select Price or Early Saver bookings made by 1 March 2021 on applicable departures of 19 nights or less before 30 October 2022. For bookings made after the balance due date the full amount will be due at time of booking. Offer is combinable with our current on-board spending money offer on qualifying departures before 30 October 2022. We reserve the right to withdraw this offer in whole or on individual cruises at any time. ^This policy modifies the transfer policy in P&O Booking Conditions. This policy may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice.
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