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Holiday Overview

Departing from Southampton, this 10-day cruise holiday takes you through a beautiful medley of European beauty. You’ll travel south aboard the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Sea's cruise ship.

Launched in 2008 and fully refurbished in 2018, this 15-deck ship delivers a unique experience, boasting incredible entertainment including a two-story theatre, delicious dining with 15 venues to choose from, and the ideal opportunity to relax with a spa and accessible pool awaiting you.

Royal Caribbean is deeply committed to accessibility. Wheelchair-accessible cabins are equipped with features like widened doorways and roll-in showers. Throughout the ship, you'll also discover accessibility features such as ramps, elevators with braille signage, and accessible restrooms. Additionally, Royal Caribbean provides extensive training for staff to assist guests with disabilities, ensuring a welcoming and inclusive environment for all guests.

Look forward to an incredible line-up of places to explore, including the brilliant city of Lisbon, the coastal offerings of La Coruña, the Spanish charms of Vigo and Cadiz, and Bilbao, the de facto capital of Basque Country.

Throughout your trip, you’ll be accompanied by the Limitless Team, who will provide care, support and assistance as and when you require it. If you would like more information about accessibility aboard the Independence of the Sea, we recommend getting in touch with one of the Limitless Travel Advisors on 0800 711 7112

The Holiday

What's Included?

  • Home pick up and drop off. Going from home to holiday has never been easier. We'll arrange for an accessible vehicle to chauffeur you directly to the port at Southampton. This is free of charge for journeys of up to 125 miles
  • Priority boarding. We’ll be there to support you with check-in and priority boarding, ensuring a hassle-free start to your holiday. Your luggage will also be taken straight to your cabin by the wonderful Royal Caribbean crew
  • 5-star accessibility. The Independence of the Seas has been thoughtfully designed with accessibility front of mind. Wide corridors, gradual inclines, ramps, lifts, and elevators enable easy navigation. 
  • 9 nights in a full board accessible cabin. These all come with accessible amenities including wet room bathrooms, grab rails and flat access to balconies
  • Excellent entertainment. Including a casino, 12 restaurants, an art gallery, several swimming pools, a steam room and sauna, and many more entertainment options
  • Delicious dining. Including a continental breakfast in the cabin, pool-side snacks & fine dining in the main restaurant 
  • Group Support & Holiday Assistance provided by our care team. We'll make sure you have the support you need to cruise with confidence. We also have additional care packages available for guests needing further support, including 1-to-1 care
  • Guided by a tour manager. There to make sure everything runs smoothly so that you can enjoy your holiday with complete peace of mind
  • Travel with a small group. Meet new friends travelling with like-minded people
  • Unique 10-day itinerary. See the very best of Spain and Portugal. We offer a potter-around-the-port service, supporting you in disembarking the ship and exploring the local sights

From booking your holiday to returning home after a wonderful trip, the Limitless Team is on-hand to provide you with the support you need. If you have any questions regarding the holiday, please don't hesitate to get in touch

The Itinerary

cruise pick up

Embarkation, Southampton


Welcome aboard! Your journey begins with the convenience of home pick-up or complimentary parking in Southampton. Upon arrival, our team will warmly greet you, assist with check-in, and ensure a smooth boarding process onto the Independence of the Seas. Designed with accessibility in mind, the ship offers all the features and amenities of a classic cruise liner. Let's embark on this adventure together!

Royal Caribbean, Independence

Sailing South

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Embrace the excitement of the day as you familiarise yourself with this splendid cruise ship as we journey towards the enchanting Spanish coast. Revel in the breathtaking sea views and enjoy the brilliant entertainment and dining available. Whatever you wish to do on your first day full day at sea, our dedicated team will be there to support and assist you whenever needed.


Vigo, Spain

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Welcome to Vigo, situated on the rugged west coast of the Galicia province. Here you'll discover a dynamic modern metropolis, harmonising one of the world's busiest fishing ports with an atmospheric old quarter. It boasts numerous beautiful beaches and a vibrant nightlife scene featuring tapas bars, restaurants, and clubs.

The local seafood, considered among the best in Spain, benefits from the area's unique microclimate. Pulpo (octopus) holds the title of the local favourite, often enjoyed with glasses of Galician Albariño. For seafood enthusiasts, a visit to Ruá de Pescaderia (Fish Street) is a must, where Vigo's renowned women oyster sellers showcase their offerings.

Royal Caribbean, Anthem of the Seas, Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal

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Immerse yourself in the vibrant city of Lisbon. As we cruise along the Tagus river, take in the pastel-coloured buildings that line its banks, and behold iconic landmarks like Belem Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries. Today we'll be exploring the unique charm of this city. Lisbon's compact size makes it a European gem, brimming with allure and a captivating atmosphere awaiting your exploration.


Cadiz, Spain

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Today we'll make port in Cadiz. Boasting thousands of years of history it has been one of Spain’s most important coastal cities for much of the country’s past. One of the spiritual homes of flamenco, it’s a city with a unique character and visible Arabic heritage. Almost entirely surrounded by water, Cadiz is one of the Iberian Peninsula’s hidden gems and a favourite amongst many Spanish travellers. The locals are known for their welcoming, down-to-earth character and the city’s restaurants are seafood specialists, so make sure you sit down for some fresh fish before you leave.

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Day At Sea

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After three adventurous days on land, today calls for relaxation on board. As you wander the decks, don't miss the chance to enjoy great onboard shopping. From stylish clothing and accessories to exquisite jewellery and unique souvenirs, these boutiques have something for everyone. And while you're here, be sure to check out Sugar Beach, a charming onboard shop offering sweet treats and delightful snacks to satisfy your cravings while you sail the seas.

La Coruña
La Coruña

La Coruña, Spain

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Discover La Coruña's Transatlantic Quay, situated on the northwestern tip of the Iberian Peninsula and boasting the unique distinction of being the closest European port to New York. This enchanting blend of old and new features pristine beaches lining its picturesque two-mile coastline. Explore the historic old town, centred around the charming Maria Pita Square, where you'll find an array of shops, bars, and restaurants, as well as captivating museums such as the interactive House of Mankind, an aquarium, and a planetarium. Serving as the main Atlantic gateway to the ruggedly scenic Galicia region, La Coruña offers convenient access to Santiago de Compostela, a globally renowned pilgrimage site renowned for its stunning Romanesque cathedral.


Bilbao, Spain

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Welcome to Bilbao, the unofficial capital of Basque country in Spain's northwest, and your final port of call. Formerly an industrial hub, the city transformed with the inauguration of the Guggenheim in 1997, making it a centre for exceptional art, architecture, and gastronomy. Today, modern trams traverse historic avenues like the Siete Calles ('Seven Streets') of Casco Viejo, Bilbao's medieval quarter, now adorned with boutiques, bakeries, and outdoor cafés. Meanwhile, futuristic structures such as the titanium-clad Guggenheim Museum and the Gran Hotel Domine overlook the Nervion River that winds through the city. Bilbao stands out in Spain for its unique blend of scenes. Experience the city's charm on a Spain cruise and discover why Bilbao is the pride of Basque Country

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Sailing Home

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Today marks your final full day on board. Ensure you've checked off everything you wished to see and do. Have you taken a dip in the pool yet? One of them features a pool lift, ensuring that everyone can relish the waters. If a specialty restaurant has caught your eye all week but remains unbooked, seize the opportunity to sample its menu today. Above all, savour the moments, have fun, and exchange stories of your adventures with fellow Limitless guests.


Until Next Time


After your last breakfast, we’ll help you check-out. Your bags will be taken down by the ships crew and our care team will be on-hand to assist you. From here you will join the transfers back to the pick-up points, relaxed, rejuvenated and ready for your next Limitless adventure. We can’t wait to see you again!

The Ship

Independence of the Seas Royal Caribbean

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Welcome on board the Royal Caribbeans Independence of the Seas.

Independence of the Seas, the last of Royal Caribbean's groundbreaking Freedom-class ships, underwent a significant refurbishment in May 2018 adding a host of exciting new features.

The ship comes complete with

  • Accessible cabins, available on request. These come complete with Widen door widths, roll in showers, grab rails, lowered closet rails, Ramped bathroom access and fold down shower benches.
  • Each cabin will also have a Kettle, Hairdryer, Safe and TV.
  • Balcony Cabins available on request.
  • A wide array of on board accessible features. Including but not limited to, whirlpool and pool access via a lift, lowered playing tables in the casino, assisted listening systems in the Theatre, (available on request) and Braille/ tactile signage throughout the ship.
  • 12 restaurants
  • 9 bars
  • 55 different on board activity and show options including, Spa and Fitness centre, Theatre showing broadway style shows, Casino, Live music acts, Wine tasting, mini golf, art gallery, Rock climbing wall, Scrapbooking, Games and quizzes and much more to keep the whole family entertained.


Door-to-Door Transfer Service


Going from home to holiday has never been easier. We'll pick you in an accessible minibus, transferring you directly to the port where our team will be waiting to assist with check in.

This door to door transfer service is included free of charge each way for journeys within 125 miles of the port. For any journeys greater than 125 miles a charge of £3.25 per mile will apply (up to a maximum distance of 250 miles).

Please note, if you live in the following regions: Yorkshire, North East England, Wales, then an additional charge of £200 may be applied to your booking. This is due to our drivers needing to travel the night before to ensure pick up can be completed at the scheduled time on departure day.

Dates and Prices

Start Date Days Price From Solo Traveller Price*
9th June 2025 10 From £3,799 From £6,899
3rd August 2025 10 From £4,499 From £6,299
1st September 2025 10 From £3,899 From £6,499
* Solo spaces are limited.

If travelling abroad, please refer to travel advice issued by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

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