Your Cruise Itinerary
Day Port Arrive Depart
1 LONDON TILBURY England 1800h
2 at sea
3 at sea
4 at sea
5 Gibraltar 1000h 1900h
6 at sea
7 Arrecife Lanzarote 0900h 2100h
8 Las Palmas Gran Canaria 0800h 2300h
9 Santa Cruz de Tenerife Tenerife 0700h 1400h
10 Funchal Madeira 0800h 1800h
11 at sea
12 Lisbon Portugal 0700h 1400h
13 at sea
14 at sea
15 LONDON TILBURY England 1000h
At 63,786 tonne, with a draft of 8.20 metres and overall length of nearly 250 metres, Columbus was purpose built for deep sea ocean cruising and ideally suited to the type of exciting scenic cruise programme on offer. She underwent an extensive refit in August 2015 and will be upgraded further in April 2017 before the start of her maiden programme with Cruise & Maritime Voyages.
Accommodation - Accommodating up to 1400 guests, Columbus has 13 passenger decks, serviced by nine lifts. Columbus offers a wide choice of well-appointed inner and ocean view cabins plus 28 De Luxe Balcony cabins and 36 Junior Balcony suites. All accommodation is graded according to size and/or position within the ship.
Dining & Entertainment - At the Waterfront Restaurant you can opt for a full English breakfast, savour a leisurely lunch and enjoy a delightful five course dinner. Breakfasts and lunches are generally served on an open seating basis. However, two fixed time sittings are operated for dinner when your attentive waiting staff will welcome you each evening. Perhaps opt to dine at the Fusion or Grill speciality restaurants or sample the delights of a sumptuous dinner at the ‘Chef’s Table’ (supplementary charge). If you prefer something more casual, the Plantation Bistro is open every day for buffet style breakfast, lunches and dinner, and when the weather is fine, the Alfresco Grill beckons. There are extensive lounge areas including the Palladium Show Lounge with big show entertainment & cabarets, the Captain’s Club, Connexions, Raffles and Taverners Pub & Casino.
On board facilities include: • Waterfront Restaurant • Speciality and Chef’s Table Restaurants (supplementary charge) • Alfresco Grill • Seven choices of lounge or bar • Casino • Shopping Galleria • Two coffee and tea shops • Six entertainment venues include Palladium Show Lounge • Columbus Lounge & Library • Bridge & Card Room • Jade Wellness Centre including Beauty Salon • Two heated outdoor swimming pools • Outdoor Giant Screen • Medical Centre • Extensive Sun Deck • Main Lobby • Reception • Tour Desks offering a wide range of shore tours • All cabins are well equipped with en-suite facilities, with shower, personal safes, television, hairdryer, music channels and electrical current is 110/220v AC.
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TRAVEL INFORMATION: For all our ocean cruises we have introduced a convenient home pick-up service from your home address to from the UK port. Transfer is by coach, mini-bus or taxi and is only available from addresses located in the south east of England, some parts of the Midlands and from one address per booking.