The seven Canary Islands are a Spanish archipelago off the western coast of Africa, 200km from southern Morocco. Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and La Palma all have direct flights from the UK. A hugely popular holiday destination, they are renowned for their year-round sunshine, unique volcanic landscape and convenient proximity to the UK. However, there's a whole lot more to these slices of paradise than just sun, sea and sandy beaches! Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Tenerife and Fuerteventura are all small islands with big personalities, each offering their own unique experience.
The larger islands can be accessed by ferry from Mazagón in Andalucia, with regular ferry routes and flights between each island. The Canaries also have a well-cared for infrastructure, perfect for exploring your surroundings by car. Rent a villa or apartment in the Canaries to explore everything this vibrant archipelago has to offer; pristine black and white sand beaches, national parks, sophisticated shopping outlets, first-class golf courses and one of the most colourful fiestas in the world - Santa de Cruz carnival in Tenerife - the second largest after Brazil's Rio de Janeiro!
There are many attractions for families, with an abundance of coastline resorts. For couples and singles looking for a lively holiday, discover an energetic nightlife, delicious gastronomy and bustling beach bars overlooking the sparkling Atlantic. With its predictable sunshine, the weather in the Canary Islands will not disappoint! Get the best out of your stay with our luxury penthouses, villas with private pools and family-friendly apartments by the beach.
Fuerteventura is best known for its idyllic sandy beaches and laid-back island life, with a plethora of water sports to enjoy. Part of its stunning coastline, the 10km long stretch of sand dunes at Corralejo, is a protected nature reserve.
Diverse and colourful, The Canary archipelago offers so much more than world-class beaches and year-round sunshine. Even though an occasional snowfall on the highest peaks is possible, ski resorts may be the only thing missing to complete that full all-round experience. Discover the four main islands:
Lanzarote is the most northern island in the archipelago. With yearly sunshine and a gorgeous coastline, explore its lively beach resorts like Playa Blanca and Puerto Del Carmen boasting Blue Flags and crystal-clear azure waters. Discover the lunar landscape in Timanfaya National Park while riding camels, or race your family down the water slides in Costa Teguise aqua park. Couples will find resorts like Charco del Palo and Los Charcones with its tranquil pools are the perfect spots for unwinding.
Fuerteventura is approx. 12km south of the Lanzarote. Sportier types can test their courage here at the annual open water swim Travesiá la Bocaina, from Lanzarote to Fuerteventura. Explore the sand dunes of Fuerteventura, where the turquoise sea kisses the fine desert sands. Visit the historic sites and museums and embrace the islands' local culture and history. Take a family trip to one of the many Blue Flag beaches such as Puerto Lajas, and witness the immaculate natural beauty of the volcanic sands stretching under the sparkling Atlantic.
Gran Canaria is approx. 50km west from Fuerteventura and a popular resort with golfers who make the most of the Canaries' pleasant and stable climate. Discover the lush greenery in Doramas Park and the fine desert sands of Maspalomas. Nestled between these two regions is the scenic Pico de las Nieves, the third highest peak in the Canaries, reaching 1,949m in height. Nature lovers, hikers and cyclists will feel right at home here. Families are spoiled for choice with the numerous water parks and zoos Gran Canaria has to offer.
Tenerife is the largest of the Canaries, situated between La Gomera and Gran Canaria. Apart from basking in the sun with sand between your toes and a cocktail in your hand, there are numerous things to do and see here. The highest peak in Spain, Pico del Teide reaches 3,718m, boasting beautiful views of the palm-lined landscape. For more active holidaymakers and nature lovers the hiking trails, botanical parks and jungle park are a must-see. Out of all the Canary islands, Tenerife offers perhaps the most diverse experience. Visit the colourful markets in Los Cristianos, Torviscas and Santa Cruz for the unique handcrafted gifts and local delicacies. Water parks and zoos like Costa Adeje to the south and Loro Park to the north should keep the kids entertained for hours. Feel the island's energy through its beach bars, live music venues and night clubs where the party only really starts after midnight.
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Heading to a metropolitan area on your holiday is a good way to get to know the people and their customs. Plus, some of the most beautiful beaches can be found in the urban areas. Larger cities, like Santa Cruz or Las Palmas, offer a wide variety of apartment rentals. Whether it's a small studio apartment or larger penthouse apartment with a pool, we got you covered.
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