Windstar Cruises today announced two new 7-day sailings to the Canary Islands in November 2009 on Wind Spirit. More than 10 years have passed since Windstar Cruises has offered a Canary Islands itinerary.

Wind Spirit departs Lisbon, Portugal on November 14, 2009, and visits the vibrant, cosmopolitan city of Casablanca and seaside resort town of Agadir, Morocco, on the northwest coast of Africa before sailing to ports of Lanzarote, Las Palmas and Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary Islands. On the November 21, 2009, sailing Wind Spirit will depart Santa Cruz de Tenerife and cruise to Las Palmas, Lanzarote, Agadir and Casablanca before arriving in Lisbon. On these exotic voyages guests will be able to experience Moroccan culture and history, sun-drenched beaches, volcanic landscapes, sand dunes and stunning flora and fauna. Cruise rates start at $1,999 per person, double occupancy.

A variety of optional shore excursions will also be available including a Moroccan dinner with belly dancing in Casablanca, a sightseeing trip to Marrakech, a camel trek in Agadir, hiking and cave exploring in Las Palmas and volcanic crater expeditions and wine tasting in Lanzarote. These excursions will be available for advance purchase online at