If you’ve been following our destination of the month pieces, you’ll have seen how the canary island favourite of Tenerife has so much to offer. From mountainous backdrops to black sand beaches, the list of breathtaking, natural scenery is seemingly endless.

That’s not to mention a world-famous waterpark, a selection of local cuisine to tempt any tastebuds, and a dormant volcano to explore – this Spanish island is a picture-perfect destination, whether you’re looking for adventure or relaxation.

So if you’re thinking of heading there on your next cruise, then look no further – we’ve picked out some of our favourite itineraries to get you to this sunny spot in no time…

Independence of the Seas® – Royal Caribbean®

Canaries Adventure

Join Royal Caribbean’s impressive Independence of the Seas – this ship was voted the number one cruise ship for families in the 2015 Cruise Critic Cruisers Choice Awards, and once you get onboard it’s easy to see why! With activities and entertainment designed for everyone of all ages and outstanding kids and teens’ clubs – you and your family will never want to leave! While enjoying your day in Tenerife, take a cable car to the dizzying summit of Mount Teide at Teide National Park for mesmerising views over the island and the Atlantic. Sizzle on the black and golden sands, or tour the island’s dramatic volcanic landscapes. Kids will love Siam Park aquatic adventure park!

Balmoral – Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

A Voyage to the Coast of Africa

Join Balmoral on this stunning voyage to sun-kissed islands off the coast of Africa and enjoy a fortnight of fascinating history and culture – featuring fabulous floral delights, beautiful beaches and glorious sunshine thrown in for good measure too. This wonderful cruise visits Santa Cruz – so visit the Pyramids of Güímar or relax at the Playa de las Americas resort during your full-day here. You can even head on unforgettable dolphin and whale-watching adventures – this is a sailing you won’t forget in a hurry!

Thomson Dream – Thomson Cruises

Canarian Flavours

Flying into Gran Canaria, you’ll have a full day to enjoy yourself before boarding Thomson Dream. And sunny Tenerife just so happens to be the penultimate stop off! On the one hand you’ve got snow-capped peaks and on the other, sun-baked beaches – neon-lit strips are a stone’s throw from natural masterpieces. Head to Loro Parque, the island’s award-winning wildlife park whose residents include parrots, dolphins, sea lions and gorillas. Splash some cash in the city’s superb range of shops or take your pick of tapas bars and enjoy a long, lazy al fresco lunch.

Adonia – P&O Cruises

Atlantic Islands

This adults-only ship offers up a delightfully intimate cruising experience – enjoy world-class dining with menus crafted by expert celebrity chefs and days filled with everything from pub quizzes to sports tournaments and dance lessons. Get stuck into a good book in the library or socialise with your favourite tipple in one of the many bars – this ship serves up serene sailing. Continue living the high life in Santa Cruz and take your pick from classy bars and restaurants, varied shops, fine architecture and interesting museums.

Ready to set sail?

Take a look at our Deals section to see if there’s a sailing that catches your eye by clicking here. Alternatively, give us a call on 0800 107 2323 to speak to one of our cruise experts – they’ll do their utmost to get you on one of the above sailings in no time!

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