Canary Islands and Casablanca


Cruise to Morocco and the Canary Islands

Casablanca, Agadir and the Canary Islands


Beach at Arrecife de Lanzarote

8 day/7 night cruise (with travel 9 days/8 nights)
Starting at $2499 per person based on double occupancy
Including airfare from New York (JFK)
Multiple 2013 and 2014 dates

Spain's Canary Islands are home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, but you can do more than just sunbathe here. The islands also contain historic churches and forts, trendy neighborhoods, and national parks that are worth checking out. On this 8-day cruise, you'll get a chance to explore three of the 13 islands in the archipelago, as well as Casablanca and Agadir Morocco. Travel in style between ports of call on the MSC Armonia, which features two outdoor pools, an onboard casino, and a Broadway-style theater.

Dates/Prices:

Option 1: $2499* Departing JFK on 11/29/13
Option 2: $2999* Departing JFK on 11/15/13
Option 3: $3349* Departing JFK on 12/13/13
Option 4: $4349* Departing JFK on 12/27/13
Option 5: $2999* Departing JFK on 1/10/14
Option 6: $2999* Departing JFK on 1/24/14
Option 7: $2999* Departing JFK on 2/7/14
Option 8: $3349* Departing JFK on 2/21/14
Option 9: $3699* Departing JFK on 3/8/14
*Prices are per person

Single supplement (1 person in a room): $595 for all departures except Dec 27 which is $995

Cabin Upgrades:

Itinerary:

Day 1: Depart New York (JFK)

Overnight flight with meals aloft.

Day 2: Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain

Arrive in Las Palmas and transfer to the ship for embarkation. The ship leaves port at 8 PM

Las Palmas is known as the Pretty Island. La Palma is a green island with a facinating array of colors and it boasts landscapes of remarkable beauty and pristine beaches. Many of the world's most important astronomy observatories are located here due to its unadulterated night sky.

Excursions: Purchased onboard. More info

Day 3: At Sea

Spend the day relaxing, or exploring the many activities available on the ship.

Day 4: Agadir, Morocco

Arrive at 7 AM, Departure at 2 PM

Agadir is the leading seaside resort in Morocco due to the fine sand on its 10 kilometer beach. As well as its culture of seaside leisure activities, Agadir is known for its Berber traditions, the many ruins on the island and the bussle of the marketplaces.

Excursions: Purchased onboard. More info

Day 5: Casablanca, Morocco

Arrival at 7 AM. Overnight in port.

Casablanca is Morocco's largest city and its chief port. Today's Casablanca is a facinating mix of architectural gems such as the Hassan II Mosque with gold that glitters in the sun to Old Town. The frenetic lifestyle of Casablanca mixes upscale restaurants and shops with French style cafes and markets.

Excursions: Purchased onboard. More info

Day 6: Casablanca, Morocco/ At Sea

Depart Casablanca at 2 AM

Day 7: Arrecife de Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain

Arrival at 9 AM. Departure at 7 PM

Arrecife de Lanzarote boasts many spectacular volcanic landscapes. The peaceful beaches of white sand and transparent water are perfect for relaxation, and the impressive views of the small islets from the cliff tops is not to be missed.

Excursions: Purchased onboard. More info

Day 8: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

Arrival at 8 AM. Departure at 9 PM

Tenerife is known as the "Island of Eternal Spring," as it is said to have the best climate in Spain. The picturesque villages, breathtaking landscapes and pristine beaches are crowned by Mount Teide, the highest point in Spain. There are two World Heritage sites located on Tenerife. Teide National Park features, Teide-Pico Viejo stratovolcano, the world's third tallest volcanic structure and the city of San Cristóbal de la Laguna which was the first non-fortified Spanish colonial town.

Excursions: Purchased onboard. More info

Day 9: Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain

Arrival at 7 AM. Disembark and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the US.

Includes:

  • Airfare to/from New York (JFK)
  • 7-nights interior stateroom on the MSC Armonia
  • All meals on the cruise (beverages not included)
  • All Airline taxes

Not Included:

  • Transfers: Roundtrip transfers can be purchased on line at: Shuttle Direct for approx. $50 per person.
  • Gratuities for service staff
  • Any expenses of a personal nature like alcoholic beverages, mini bar in rooms, laundry and telephone bills etc. and anything not specifically mentioned as "includes"
  • Meals between debarkation and your flight
  • Beverages where not included
  • Optional Excursions (Purchase onboard ship)
  • Entrance fees and extras where not included
  • Travel insurance

Cabin Upgrades:

  • Outside Stateroom Deck 1: $200 per person
  • Outside Stateroom Deck 2: $275 per person
  • Suite Deck 2: $625 per person
  • Suite Deck 3: $725 per person

Travel Insurance

Our preferred travel insurance provider is Travelex

MSC Armonia

The luxury cruise ship MSC Armonia reflects her Italian name - this ship is a wonderful example of how space and intimacy can marry together in perfect harmony. The lovely MSC Armonia oozes style and caters for just over 2,000 guests.

Enjoy good times together and sunbathe at one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools, work out at our gym, relax at the wellness center while enjoying amazing views, dance the night away in the glittering disco, sample culture and entertainment in the onboard theatre with a different show each night or try your luck in the ritzy casino! Children will love the kid's club and can even take part in a game of basketball, mini-golf or a myriad of fun youth club activities. Stop in for a refreshing libation at the The Red Bar or the White Lion English Pub. Enjoy a taste of 'la bella vita' in our 2 restaurants or cozy pizzeria grills and savor the casually elegant ambiance.

The MSC armonia has been completely restored. It is now fitted out with modern amenities so you can get down to the serious business of relaxation amidst fine, elegant surroundings that are carefully designed with panache and flair right down to the last important detail. MSC Armonia is a dream come true - an extraordinary floating universe designed for one purpose only - so you can get the most enjoyment from your magical cruise vacation!

Features

  • MSC Aurea Spa & Fitness Center
  • Pizzeria
  • Gelateria
  • Juice bar
  • Coffee bar
  • English pub
  • Cigar room
  • Children's play area
  • Teen room
  • Video arcade
  • Mini-golf
  • Internet cafe
  • Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Onboard GSM
  • Dining: 3 indoor, 1 outdoor
  • Bars and Lounges: 9 indoor, 1 outdoor
  • 9 Decks, 2 Swimming Pools, 2 Whirlpool2, Spa, Beauty Salon, Jogging track, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Shuffleboard, Solarium

Photo Credits
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