December is often considered to a be a month where you are snuggled up in the warm in the comfort of your own home; it is full of chaos and the last-minute Christmas rush. However, it doesn’t always have to be like that. December is a brilliant time to leave the festive madness behind for some sunshine in the Caribbean or to witness the glistening sky on a Northern Lights cruise.
The Canary Islands and the Caribbean are two very popular cruise destinations during December, offering you the chance to spend Christmas day dipping your toe in crystal waters. If you’re looking to cruise to the Caribbean, P&O Cruises offer a number of relaxing itineraries through the month ranging from 8 – 28 nights, which can be found here. If you are looking to cruise a little closer to home, the Canary Islands are ideal for soaking up the sun. With sailings available from much-loved cruise lines such as Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, Cunard and P&O Cruises, there will be a voyage for all tastes. To take a look at our full range of Canary Island cruises departing this December, please click here.
If you’re looking for more than just sun, Australia and New Zealand are perfect destinations offering beautiful scenery, iconic landmarks and the chance to celebrate New Years Eve in Sydney! If you’re looking to cruise this December, why not discover the land down under in modern luxury with Celebrity Cruises; or if you’re seeking a lavish experience, Seabourn have some fascinating itineraries which can be found here.
If you’re looking to keep the festive spirit alive, there’s no better itinerary than on a Christmas markets cruise. This is an ideal cruise if you’re looking for a break in early December and is the perfect opportunity to finish off your Christmas shopping. The atmosphere is magical and there’s no better place to pick up an unusual festive gift all the family will love – plus the tasty treats and mulled wine are worth a visit in themselves. There are many cruise destinations in Europe, which are renowned for their Christmas markets and are easily accessible on a cruise. Discover the markets of Antwerp and Amsterdam with Cruise and Maritime Voyages or sail the Rhine with Uniworld and delight in the markets of Basel and Cologne.
Whatever you are looking for we are confident you will find the perfect holiday with one of our December cruises.