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Madeira Cruises

The magic of Madeira

Discover the ‘Pearl of the Atlantic’ for yourself

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Featured cruises

Maiden Season
Inside from £829pp

Spain, Portugal and Canary Islands

  • 16 Jan 2021
  • 14 nights
  • Ship: Iona
  • No-Fly Cruise

Itinerary: Southampton - Madeira, Portugal - Santa Cruz, Tenerife - Gran Canaria - Lanzarote - Cadiz, Spain - Lisbon, Portugal - Southampton

Includes: Bonus on board spend*, Choice of car parking, on board spend or coach transfers*, Maiden season*, No service charge*

Buy one get one FREE
Inside from £2,608

2nd Passenger FREE

Grand Cape Verde, Canary Islands,Madeira & Morocco

  • 08 Nov 2021
  • 21 nights
  • Ship: Columbus
  • No-Fly Cruise

Itinerary: London Tilbury - Rotterdam - Lisbon, Portugal - Funchal, Madeira - Las Palmas, Gran Canaria - Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain - Mindelo, Cape Verde - Casablanca, Morocco - Leixoes,..…

Includes: Free car parking*, Buy one get one free*, Exclusive free on board spend*, Pound sterling on board*

No-Fly
Inside from £899pp (was £1,199)

Canary Islands

  • 04 May 2021
  • 11 nights
  • Ship: Grand Princess
  • No-Fly Cruise

Itinerary: Southampton, England - Gran Canaria (Las Palmas) - Santa Cruz de Tenerife - Lanzarote (Arrecife) - Madeira (Funchal) - Vigo - Southampton, England

Includes: Incredible savings*, Do not delay, fares will increase soon*, Exclusive free car parking*, Just £35pp per day to add premium drinks, wi-fi & gratuities*


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The Garden of Eden may be closer than you think

The island’s geography alone is enchanting: volcanic peaks are feathered with pine forests; on the fringes, most beaches like Calheta are blessed with golden sand, except for Ribeira Brava – a litmus strip of striking black volcanic grain and pastel-blue Ocean.


These beaches set a relaxed scene for Paradise Found, but Madeira is a theatre of adventure deserving exploration. You’ll be ‘living levada loca!’ navigating through the elaborate system of 16th century mini-canals (or levadas), built to irrigate rainfall. Weaving through forests and waterfalls, these walks will delight leisurely amblers while ardent ramblers will be rewarded with astonishing valley views, particularly from Pico Ruivo’s soaring summit. However, the caves of São Vicente could well be the highlight of your cruise to Madeira.


From the flowering laurel to the hillside villas and chapels, white is a trending colour. In Funchal – Madeira’s untarnished urbane capital – you can sip a balmy latte while snacking on ‘Bolo do Caco’ bread enriched with garlic, parsley and butter. Obviously, you can’t leave your cruise to Madeira without a bottle of its fortified finest and there’re plenty of wine lodges to visit, including The Old Blandy (in Funchal) which educates with tastings and talks. It’s a great way to wind down after a traditional toboggan ride, if feeling audacious enough.


In Funchal, a flora-filled exuberance compensates for the lack of golden beaches. Here, thousands of vibrant, exotic plants vie for attention, exemplified by the luscious likes of Jardim Botânico, the city’s pride and joy, and the nearby Monte Palace Gardens. Below, the ‘Mercado dos Lavradores’ is a bustling hive of activity, with many vendors still donning traditional Madeiran garb.


It’s fitting that the national flower is the Bird of Paradise here; whether inhaling eucalyptus in the woodlands, caressing expertly handmade embroidery, sipping a glass or five of world-renowned vinho, watching whales or simply enjoying a soundtrack of melodic fado, all the senses will be in for a stimulating rollercoaster ride through paradise when you embark on your next cruise holiday to Madeira.

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