Canary Islands cruises

The volcanic isles in the Atlantic delight with their varied landscapes, enticing beaches and year-round sunshine.

Explore the Canaries

A string of beautiful islands and an array of vibrant ports: there's so much to discover in the Canary Islands.


From the historic architecture of Santa Cruz de Tenerife to the towering 12,000ft peak of Mount Teide, you'll find an astonishing array of sights, sounds and experiences in Tenerife.

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Gran Canaria

With sandy beaches, inviting taverns, and picturesque villages, set against a dramatic volcanic backdrop, Gran Canaria is a destination filled with unique sights and experiences.

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Lanzarote is a geological wonder. A land of mesmerising landscapes, sun-drenched villages, volcanic beaches, and decadent cuisine.

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Be inspired

If you seek sun, sea and adventure, then a Cunard cruise to the Canary Islands is the perfect getaway, but the pleasure isn’t all in the destination. Treasure your voyage sea days by filling them with exciting on-board activities, delicious meals, or simply space and time to relax at your leisure. Explore our articles to get some inspiration, and imagine yourself sailing on a Cunard Queen.

Fantastic fizz

We pop the cork on the world of sparkling wines, and discover why a glass of bubbly on board Cunard is always special.

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A Canary Christmas

Christmas on board a Cunard Queen in the Canary Islands is nothing short of magical. Join us as we explore local traditions and customs for the festive season.

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Waves of well-being

Taking our cue from Cunard’s sea-inspired Mareel® Wellness & Beauty holistic spa, we explore how the ocean can bring health benefits to mind, body and soul.

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An island paradise

The Canary Islands are a study in contrasts. You’ll find an incredible variety of scenery, from Tenerife’s lush forests and soaring volcanic peak to the black sand beaches of La Palma and the moonscape terrain of Lanzarote’s Timanfaya National Park. On Gran Canaria, lose yourself in the Sahara-like landscape of the Dunas de Maspalomas, or discover the island's volcanic past in the Caldera de Bandama.

Fuerteventura's verdant volcanic landscape and 90 miles of beaches have won it designated UNESCO Biosphere Reserve status. With 3000 hours of sunshine per year and perfect Atlantic swells, it's a paradise for watersports enthusiasts.

Each port has a life of its own: Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria are vibrant cities rich in architecture and culture, while Arrecife de Lanzarote and Puerto del Rosario are more compact, with stroll-friendly promenades and open air artwork.

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