Spend Christmas and New Year away from the cold weather of home and discover sun-kissed islands, intriguing culture, beautiful natural wonders and enthralling history on our unforgettable voyage to the exquisite Canary Islands. Sail from Southampton for Christmas Eve in Portugal’s stunning capital and a relaxing Christmas Day at sea. Balmoral then begins its Canaries adventure docking in Fuerteventura’s largest town adored for its tranquillity, Gran Tarajal; sun-soaked Las Palmas; beautiful Santa Cruz de Tenerife; and charming San Sebastian with historic links to the great explorer Christopher Columbus. Then, celebrate New Year’s Eve mesmerised by Funchal’s firework display and spend New Year’s Day relaxing at sea – the perfect way to begin fresh year. Our cruise concludes with a day exploring the scenic seaport of La Coru filled with medieval highlights.