Why book…
  • Bask in the warm temperatures of the Canary Islands or watch the time go by as you sip on an exotic cocktail in the many local tavernas
  • Visit Mount Teide in Tenerife and spot the coast of Africa from 180 miles away
  • Treat yourself to a delicious glass of Madeiran wine or stroll around the beautiful parks and gardens which are located near the waterfront in Funchal
Overview Itinerary
The Ship
Tui Discovery 2 is a brand new ship in Thomson Cruises' fleet. This impressive vessel is the sister ship to Tui Discovery and offers similar facilities but a wider choice of itineraries and a more contemporary style on board. The ten passenger decks feature a glossy atrium, spacious public areas, relaxing sun decks, and luxury staterooms and suites. The all-inclusive service comes as standard on board, so all drinks, most meals and activities are included in the price, and with six restaurants and seven bars to choose from, there's something to suit everyone. Enjoy live music and a cocktail in the glittering Atrium Bar, see spectacular shows at Broadway Show Lounge and watch movies by moonlight at the open-air cinema with blankets, popcorn and hot chocolate. Choose Tui Discovery 2 for an unforgettable family-friendly cruise experience.

Food
Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in the main restaurant and enjoy beautiful sea views through the floor-to-ceiling windows. Head to Islands restaurant for a great selection of buffet dishes with live show cooking and fresh omelette, carvery roast, and on-the-go snack stations. Savour delicious Italian cuisine at Gallery Restaurant, sample premium cuts of meat at Surf & Turf Steakhouse, and enjoy authentic Asian dishes at the signature Kora La a la carte restaurant. Visit the casual setting of The Glass House during the day for deli-style lunches and fresh juices. At night, indulge in a tapas menu and cook-your-own steaks on hot stones.

Drink
Soak up the laid-back atmosphere of The Coffee Port, sip poolside drinks at Deck Bar and take a seat in Atrium Bar for a glass of champagne. Visit Bar Eleven — at the ship's highest point on deck 11 — and enjoy a contemporary cocktail menu and late-night disco. Live Room is the ship's flagship bar, with an impressive selection of on-tap beers and cocktails. Venue is the perfect bar for family entertainment. It features live interaction shows, LED screens and virtual performances.

Entertainment
Spend days on board lounging by the two large pools and relax in the built-in hot tubs, or escape to The Veranda for an adult-only sunbathing area. Children of all ages can enjoy entertainment at Baby Centre, Kids' Club and The Hide Out. Enjoy a leisurely run around the jogging track on deck ten, play a round at the minigolf course, and brave the heights of the rock climbing wall. Head to Oceans Gym for a workout then unwind in the sauna, or treat yourself to a massage or facial at Oceans Spa and Beauty Salon. Visit Break Out & Escape puzzle room, play video games in Gamerzone, and shop for duty-free treats at Broad Street Shops. At night, watch classic movies in the open-air cinema, see spectacular performances at Broadway Show Lounge and visit the stylish Live Casino.
Day 1: Santa Cruz, Tenerife
Fly from the UK to Tenerife and then transfer to the Port of Santa Cruz. Embark Thomson Cruises' new Tui Discovery 2 for a 7-night all inclusive cruise, setting sail late evening to Las Palmas on Gran Canaria.
Day 2: Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
Today sees Tui Discovery 2's arrival in the tranquil harbour side capital of Las Palmas on Gran Canaria. Explore the atmospheric cobbled streets in the Barrio Vegueta old quarter and stop by the Christopher Columbus Museum. Hunt for bargains in the chic boutiques before enjoying some downtime in a tapas bar. Playa de Las Canteras is one of the world's best beaches - just perfect for a few hours of sunbathing. Journey to the famous sand dunes of Maspalomas, get up close to tropical plants, fish and birdlife at Palmitos Nature Park, and enjoy panoramic views from the Bandama volcanic crater.
Day 3: San Sebastian, La Gomera
San Sebastian on the island of La Gomera is your next stop. Stroll through San Sebastian's narrow, winding streets with its low-rise, brightly coloured houses and pretty La Asuncion Church. Visit the picturesque ravine at Valle Gran Rey and Chorros de Espina natural spring - the waters are rumoured to even make a woman fall in love! Don your walking boots and go hiking in the El Cedro Forest to view the 400-foot tall El Chorro waterfall. The warm waters that surround the island are also teeming with tuna, trumpet fish and parrotfish - perfect for scuba diving trips.
Day 4: Funchal, Madeira
Step ashore in Funchal, the capital of the beautiful island of Madeira. Funchal lives up to the island's nickname of the 'floating garden' with the lush floral displays at the Botanical Gardens. Visit the covered market with its colourful tropical fruit and exotic flower stalls, before admiring the ornate ceilings and artworks in Se Cathedral. Ride the cable car up to the mountain village of Monte, before travelling back down in a traditional wicker toboggan. Journey to the picturesque village of Câmara del Lobos or gaze in wonder at the coastal cliffs of Cabo Girao. For the ultimate indulgence, why not order a traditional afternoon tea at the famous Reid's Palace Hotel?
Day 5: At Sea
Day 6: Arrecife, Lanzarote
Arrive in Arrecife - the gateway to the sunny island of Lanzarote. Two splendid castles form the backdrop to the harbour - the 15th-century Castillo San Gabriel and 17th-century Castillo San Jose. Try your hand at windsurfing at Costa Teguise or spend the morning sunbathing on the island's longest beach - Playa Grande in Puerto del Carmen. Explore the life of Cesar Manrique - the Lanzarote-born artist and designer - at the Cesar Manrique Foundation in his uniquely-styled former home. Venture inland to explore the lunar landscapes of Timanfaya National Park's Fire Mountains and to see the unique tiny blind crabs in the rock pool at Jameos Del Agua cave.
Day 7: Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura
Fuerteventura's lively capital - Puerto del Rosario - is the finale of your cruise. Stroll around the picturesque port before exploring the plentiful museums and churches in the historic quarter. Shop for last-minute gifts at La Rotondas shopping centre or treat yourself to designer perfume and fashion on Calle Leon y Castillo. Take a trip to 11km stretch of picture-perfect sands at Corralejo for a few hours' sunbathing, then dine on freshly-caught seafood at a waterfront eatery. Discover the history of the island's first settlers at Tefia's La Alcogida ecomuseum or get up close to wildlife from near and far at Oasis Park Fuerteventura.
Day 8: Santa Cruz, Tenerife
The cruise comes to an end in Santa Cruz on Tenerife, where you disembark and enjoy a coach transfer to the airport for your flight home to the UK.
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October 2017 - 7 Nights - Flying from Selected UK airports to Tenerife
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