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Holiday Overview

Embark on a 7-night cruise journey through Spain and Portugal, departing from Southampton aboard the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas. Launched in 2008 and refurbished in 2018, this 15-deck ship offers unparalleled entertainment in its two-story theatre, delectable dining across 15 venues, and relaxation opportunities with spa facilities and accessible pools.

Royal Caribbean prioritises accessibility, with wheelchair-accessible cabins and ship-wide features like ramps, braille signage, and accessible restrooms. Staff receive extensive training to assist guests with disabilities, ensuring a welcoming environment for all.

Discover some of Europe's most enchanting destinations, beginning with Vigo, a charming port city nestled in Spain's Galicia region. Next, set sail for Lisbon, Portugal's vibrant capital, where past meets present in a captivating blend of historic charm and modern energy. Continuing northward, your ship docks in La Coruna, a coastal gem renowned for its scenic beauty and rich maritime history. Finally, your cruise culminates in Bilbao, a dynamic city in Spain's Basque Country famed for its iconic Guggenheim Museum and delectable pintxos cuisine.

Throughout your journey, the Limitless Team will provide care and support, ensuring a memorable and accessible experience. For more information on accessibility aboard the Independence of the Seas, contact Limitless Travel Advisors at 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. 
  • 7 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 8-day itinerary. See the very best of Spain and Portugal

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

** Limitless Travel carefully pick out cruise itineraries to ensure minimal anchor ports (where a small boat or ‘tender’ transports guests to shore) Unfortunately port changes can happen due to a number of reasons while at sea. Limitless Travel will not be held accountable for any port changes.

The Itinerary


Embarkation, Southampton


Begin your adventure with ease! Opt for convenient home pick-up or make your way to Southampton with complimentary parking. Come aboard Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas, where classic luxury meets accessibility. With the Limitless team ensuring seamless boarding and Priority Boarding enhancing your exploration, embarkation is a breeze.

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Sailing South

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Embrace the excitement of your first full day at sea as we journey towards the beautiful Spanish coast aboard the Independence of the Seas cruise ship. Enjoy stunning sea views and explore the ship's fantastic amenities while mingling with fellow Limitless passengers. Our attentive Limitless Staff will be available to assist you throughout the journey, ensuring a memorable experience. With a wide range of onboard activities available, there's something for everyone to enjoy every day.


Vigo, Spain

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Savor a hearty breakfast as you arrive in Vigo, Spain's lively fishing hub on the rugged Galician coast. Rich in history, Vigo has endured naval attacks, including those led by Sir Francis Drake. This bustling city blends a thriving fishing port with a charming old quarter, boasting beautiful beaches and a lively nightlife filled with tapas bars and clubs. Known for its seafood, especially octopus, Vigo's local delicacies pair perfectly with glasses of Galician Albariño. Be sure to visit Fish Street (Ruá de Pescaderia) to sample the renowned offerings of Vigo's oyster sellers.

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Lisbon, Portugal

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Explore Lisbon, a beloved destination among Limitless travellers. Take in the picturesque pastel-coloured scenery as the ship cruises along the Tagus River, passing iconic landmarks like Belem Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries. Despite its compact size, Lisbon's sprawling districts offer unique charm, from the bustling streets of Baixa to the lively atmosphere of Bairro Alto and the medieval character of Alfama. Ensure your camera is at the ready to capture the city's enchanting beauty.

La Coruña
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La Coruña, Spain

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Today marks your arrival into the port of La Coruña. Nestled on the northwestern tip of the Iberian Peninsula, it holds the unique distinction of being the closest European port to New York. This picturesque amalgamation of historical and modern elements unfolds along its two-mile coastline, adorned with inviting beaches. The old town, centred around Maria Pita Square, enchants with shops, bars, and restaurants, complemented by engaging attractions like the interactive House of Mankind, an aquarium, and a planetarium. As the primary Atlantic gateway to the ruggedly scenic Galicia, A Coruña serves as a portal to Santiago de Compostela, a globally renowned pilgrimage site featuring a Romanesque cathedral.


Bilbao, Spain

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Start day 6 with a delightful morning and a hearty breakfast. The Limitless Team will be there to assist you as you disembark the ship at your final destination, Bilbao. As the unofficial capital of Basque country in Spain's northwest, Bilbao seamlessly blends the old with the new. Once an industrial powerhouse, the city underwent a remarkable transformation with the inauguration of the Guggenheim in 1997, becoming a center for exceptional art, architecture, and gastronomy. Explore the historic Siete Calles of Casco Viejo, Bilbao's medieval quarter, where modern trams traverse avenues lined with boutiques, bakeries, and outdoor cafes. Bilbao's unique charm awaits on your Spain cruise, showcasing the city's enduring pride in Basque Country.

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Sailing Home

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Celebrate your last full day on board. Double-check your onboard bucket list – have you indulged in a refreshing pool dip, especially at the accessible pool with a lift? If there's a specialty restaurant that piqued your interest all week but hasn't been booked yet, today is your chance to savour its unique menu. Most importantly, relish every moment, enjoy the fun, and share stories of your adventures with fellow Limitless guests.

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Until Next Time


Following your final breakfast, we'll assist you with the check-out process. The ship's crew will handle your bags, and our caring team will be there to offer any assistance you may need. As you embark on the transfers back to the pick-up points, we hope you leave feeling relaxed, rejuvenated, and excited for your next Limitless adventure. We eagerly look forward to welcoming you aboard again soon!

The Ship

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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*
6th July 2025 8 From £3,499 From £5,899
* Solo spaces are limited.

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

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