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Why choose Island Cruises?

Island Cruises are renowned for their trademark informal ambiance and family-friendly atmosphere. All-inclusive cruise options offer holidaymakers the freedom to get whatever they want out of their cruise experience.

Whether you want to just kick back and relax, or if you are after an activity-packed break, Island Cruises offer something for everyone. Aboard the Island Escape for example, you can get involved in anything from late night cabaret to fruit carving or salsa classes – on what is guaranteed to be acruise holiday to remember.

Destinations and Itineraries

If it’s a Mediterranean cruise you’re after, then Island Cruises is the choice for you. As specialists in the Med, Island Cruises offers six different itineraries to choose from, stretching from 7 to 11 nights. 

Take in the iconic European cities of Barcelona, Rome or Palma with the Best of the Med option, which has only one day spent entirely at sea – perfect if you aren’t sure of your sea legs just yet. Fly from the UK to Palma, before zigzagging your way through Spanish, French and Italian waters on an unforgettable adventure.

If you’re keen to head beyond the shores of the EU, check out the Magic of the Med, taking in the surprisingly green coastlines of Tunisia. Be blown away by Tunis’s distinctive skyline of mosques, medinas and Islamic schools, before ending your day amongst the ruins of the ancient city of Carthage. 

Alternatively, if you’ve got an eye for a bargain, why not test your haggling skills in the markets of Tangier, Morocco, with the Souks and Sangria experience. If you are in need of somewhere to display your new goods, there’s no better destination than the cruise’s penultimate destination, Spain’s chic ‘City of Arts’, Valencia, where you can people watch or mingle with fashionistas in its many bodegas (wine bars) before setting sail once more.

Ships and Facilities

Once onboard the Island Escape, there’s no need to worry about hidden costs racking up, as this all-inclusive option covers everything you could need, including all of your drinks. 

When you’ve worked up an appetite, you will discover there are a wealth of dining options on offer, from pizzas worthy of a Roman pizzeria to fine dining in Oasis, the ship’s a la carte restaurant. 

If it’s entertainment you are after, you will truly be spoilt for choice, from West End-worthy shows and cabarets in the Ocean Theatre, to side-splitting comedy acts in the Bounty Lounge. Dance the night away or simply admire the view over a bottle of wine in The Lookout Bar, which enjoys panoramic views. For those who enjoy a flutter, there’s also an onboard casino. 

Island Cruises is well aware that the key to a successful family holiday is keeping the kids happy, which is where Palmy’s Kids Club comes in. Entertaining and imaginative, Palmy’s offers a daily programme of action packed activities. 

For stressed out Mums and Dads, Island also offers a spa-like sanctuary, with a wealth of de-stressing treatments on offer, in addition to his and hers saunas. Fitness fanatics can also enjoy the Island Escape’s well equipped gym – perfect if you want to stay in shape during your getaway. 

As for where to get some shut eye before the next day’s adventures, there’s a range of cabins to choose from – you can push the boat out with one of the Island Escape’s luxurious suites, or save your pennies to spend on souvenirs with the surprisingly roomy and comfortable Standard Inside option. 

Island Cruises have everything you need for the perfect family break. Just browse the itineraries and pick the an adventure that’s just right for you, at a cost that won’t break the bank.

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