Dramatic landscapes, towering volcanoes, Sahara-style dune beaches, turquoise oceans and endless resorts – there is something a little different about Canary Islands holidays 2017.
There is a beautiful diversity to these islands providing the perfect backdrop no matter what type of holidaymaker you are. It is not your typical beach break destination with incredible mountains and forests just waiting to be explored. Then, of course, there are the famous volcanoes which have become tourist hotspots and provide once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
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all boast their own unique charm while basking in year-round sunshine. Even as a beautiful collective, they each have own quirks making them a firm holiday favourite.
Dramatic landscapes and relaxed resorts
Lying off the northern coast of Africa, the Canary Islands provide the perfect blend between adventure and relaxation. From the hikers’ paradise of Camino de Santiago in Gran Canaria to the chilled out family-friendly atmosphere of Playa de las Americas in Tenerife, there is a delightful amount of choice to any holiday.
Each island offers its own charm ranging from the family-friendly resorts of the Tenerife coastline, the city vibes of Las Palmas, the unforgettable sight of Mount Teide and the bustling nightlife of Lanzarote. Then there are some of the lesser known islands such as La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro which are much more serene affairs.
This region offers days of activities and some things you just can’t do in other holiday destinations. Where else can you enjoy a meal that’s been cooked on a volcano? Or where you can spend the day relaxing on a black sand beach? Or maybe even trekking across mountains and through forests to take in stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean?
That is the magic of the Canary Islands. It can be the place of adventure and exploration, or simply a holiday of rest and relaxation. Whatever you are looking for, you will find it here.
Why go to the Canary Islands?
Beach-lovers, hikers, surfers, golfers, sunseekers; there are not many holidaymakers that don’t fall in love with the Canary Islands. How could you resist a collection of islands that resemble an oasis in the middle of a desert?
The family-friendly resorts of Tenerife are perfect for all inclusive holidays while the allure of the famous Timanfaya National Park will tempt travellers across to Lanzarote. A vibrant city culture of Las Palmas and breathtaking scenery will have you gravitating to Gran Canaria while the Sahara-like beaches of Fuerteventura will have you considering the island. Oh and then there’s the paradise island of La Palma.
We can see the difficult choice you’re going to have when it comes to picking where to go.
Whether you are travelling as a family, couple or group of friends there are resorts and hotels that can suit the needs of every member of your party. You will be able to soak up the sun on the beach no matter where you go while relaxing in any of the hotels, apartments and villas dotted around the islands.
Boasting beautiful weather, sights and scenery it is no wonder the Canary Islands are one of the most popular holiday destinations. Discover it for yourself.