Canaries &
Ocean Horizons

Island Odyssey

Lanzarote’s volcanic landscape makes it a rich environment for a budding wine scene. Fuerteventura’s topography is unlike anywhere in the world, which is why it has earned the designation as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Exploring the islands of Cape Verde, you can immerse deep into the rich mix of influences that make Cape Verdean culture. From the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Praia’s old capital Cidade Velha to traditional dishes like buzio or cachupa rice in Sal Rei, this archipelago holds an enchanting allure that calls out to your wanderlust. Along the way, connect with fewer than 200 fellow explorers as you cross into South America.

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Malaga to Montevideo

September 30, 2024

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Sep 30 Malaga, Spain Depart: 6:00 pm

Malaga, Spain

The Spanish city of Málaga along the Mediterranean’s Costa del Sol combines the simple, cosmopolitan feel with the quiet sleepiness of local fishing villages. A dive into the past starts with the ruins of the Roman amphitheater, its ancient stones creating the path that leads to Alcazaba Castle. When the sun goes down, the party starts at Plaza de la Constitucion. Energy thrums through the city streets as the residents come out for the night. Make your way to Granada to visit the famous Alhambra Palace, an outstanding example of Moorish architecture that attracts travelers from all around the world.

Oct 01 Ceuta, Spain Arrive: 7:00 am Depart: 6:00 pm

Ceuta, Spain

The autonomous Spanish city of Ceuta lies on the northern coast of Africa, bordering Morocco. Religious influences from Christians, Sephardic Jews, Muslims and Sindhis have shaped its history and culture throughout the years, making it a diverse destination rife with adventure for the curious explorer. At the heart you will find Plaza de África, a charming square surrounded by lush, tropical plants and maintained cobblestone paths. Take a walk over to the Plaza de los Reyes to catch a glimpse of Ceuta’s fantastical Casa de los Dragones. Cool down in the summer at the Mediterraneo Marine Park.

Oct 02 At Sea

At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

Oct 03 Arrecife (Lanzarote), Canary Islands Arrive: 12:00 pm Depart: 8:00 pm

Arrecife (Lanzarote), Canary Islands

Located off the coast of West Africa, Lanzarote - among the smaller of the Canary Islands - is known for its lush, volcanic landscape amid tropical weather all year long. With a well-preserved folk culture entangled with natural wonders and rich history, Arrecife, the capital of the island, holds much for the inquisitive explorer to discover. Sweeping dunes among the rust red sands of the craters of Timanfaya National Park create the perfect backdrop to get lost in the environment and take a moment to appreciate the natural beauty. Arrecife is aptly named, as beaches like Playa del Reducto, surrounded by reef, keep the ocean here clear and pristine.

Oct 04 Puerto del Rosario(Fuerteventura), Canary Islands, Spain Arrive: 8:00 am Depart: 6:00 pm

Puerto del Rosario(Fuerteventura), Canary Islands, Spain

Off of the African coast, in the resplendent province of Las Palmas, Fuerteventura was the first of the Canary Islands to start emerging from the Atlantic Ocean millions of years ago. Its topography is unlike anywhere in the world, which is why it has earned the designation as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Explore the austere landscapes of Puerto del Rosario, the capital, and be amazed by the beauty of its rolling hills, a landscape that is outshined only by heavenly, golden-sand beaches along the coast. With strong wind and glorious waves, it is the destination for surfing, windsurfing and kitesurfing.

Oct 05 Las Palmas (Gran Canaria), Canary Islands, Spain Arrive: 8:00 am Depart: 6:00 pm

Las Palmas (Gran Canaria), Canary Islands, Spain

One of Spain’s Canary Islands off the northwest coast of Africa, Gran Canaria is best known for its black lava and white sand beaches. Its capital, Las Palmas, offers some of the best beaches on the island with shorelines bordered by coral barriers that shelter swimmers. Make the trek up to the neighborhoods of San Nicolas and San Juan for remarkable views of the homes below. Within the capital’s heart you can find the Pueblo Canario, a replica of a traditional Canarian village where you can learn about the island’s culture and how it has evolved.

Oct 05 At Sea

At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

Oct 06 At Sea

At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

Oct 07 At Sea

At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

Oct 08 Mindelo (Sao Vicente), Cape Verde Arrive: 8:00 am Depart: 8:00 pm

Mindelo (Sao Vicente), Cape Verde

Explore historical Mindelo with its cobblestone streets and colonial buildings — the pride and joy of the volcanic island of São Vicente. Nestled in a bay ringed by mountains, the scenery will move you and so will the music. Catch live performances of the Cape Verdean morna, a genre made famous by the late Cesária Évora, a legendary singer. Add to your cultural immersion by sampling traditional Cape Verdean cuisine, then quench your thirst with a caipirinha at the beach bar of your choice. Top off your experience with an invigorating hike to Monte Verde, the highest point on São Vicente..

Oct 09 Sal Rei,(Boa Vista), Cape Verde Arrive: 8:00 am Depart: 6:00 pm

Sal Rei,(Boa Vista), Cape Verde

The city of Sal Rei, capital of the Cape Verde island Boa Vista, pays homage to its history in salt production during its establishment, as sal means salt and rei means king in Portuguese. While azure waters and white-sand beaches hold a major allure, there’s a rich culture and history that beckons to the explorer spirit. Cultural centers like Museu dos Naufragos and Sodade, or the House of Memory, showcase local history with replicas and art displays that speak to the longstanding history of the island. From Sal Rei, you can take an adventure to Cabo Santa Maria and explore the shipwreck. After working up an appetite, stop at a local restaurant for a serving of traditional Cape Verdean dishes such as buzio or cachupa rice.

Oct 10 Praia (Santiago), Cape Verde Arrive: 8:00 am Depart: 6:00 pm

Praia (Santiago), Cape Verde

Lying on the southern end of Santiago Island, Praia, the capital of Cape Verde, invites you to explore its lush environment with mild weather year-round. The verdant valleys of the largest island in this West African archipelago converge with rugged mountains creating a landscape ready for exploration. The old capital of Cidade Velha now resides as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and provides insight into Cape Verde’s story, connecting European and African history. Music lovers can rejoice in the many cultural influences of Cape Verde’s sounds, with inspiring rhythms that include Brazilian samba, African drumbeats and Caribbean merengue.

Oct 11 At Sea

At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

Oct 12 At Sea

At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

Oct 13 At Sea

At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

Oct 14 At Sea

At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

Oct 15 At Sea

At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

Oct 16 At Sea

At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

Oct 17 At Sea

At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

Oct 18 At Sea

At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

Oct 19 At Sea

At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

Oct 20 At Sea

At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

Oct 21 Montevideo, Uruguay Arrive: 8:00 am

Montevideo, Uruguay

Uruguay’s cool capital city Montevideo calls out with its cobbled streets, wide avenues, colonial buildings and verdant cityscapes along the waterfront, known as the rambla. To get social with the locals, share in their tradition of drinking yerba mate. Everywhere you go in Uruguay you see people drinking the strong, herbal tea out of cups that look like gourds, sipping through a long, thick straw. For the full color and vibrant life of the city, head to Mercado del Puerto, where you find a 19th-century restored building housing various stalls and eateries. About an hour drive outside the city explore the newest UNESCO World Heritage Site Church of Atlántida.

Malaga to Montevideo

September 30, 2024

21 Nights

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