The Canary Islands are part of Spain, and are the ideal holiday spot for those looking for glorious weather, beautiful beaches and swimmable, blue sea. In February and March there is the famous carnival for those who are looking for culture. During the summer, the weather is positively sun-soaked! The different islands offer a variety of experiences.
Fuerteventura is well known for its long and sandy beaches. The Mediterranean weather is ideal for the beach lover, making it perfect for a family holiday in gorgeous weather.
La Gomera has fantastic weather and beautiful scenery. This is the sort of island to explore and discover natural beauty!
La Palma is the island to visit to escape the hustle and bustle of other holiday resorts. It is secluded, quiet and tranquil.
Lanzarote is another island that is perfect for exploring, with its majestic volcano.
Tenerife island has beautiful scenery and caters for those looking for an exciting nightlife and a wide range of luxury shops,
Gran Canaria is a buzzing island with a lively atmosphere and plenty of stunning beaches where the sunny weather can be enjoyed to the full.
The islands’ climates are hotter the closer they are to Africa. There are cloudless blue skies and the beautiful warm weather does not reach an extreme as the sea breeze helps to keep the temperature comfortable. Holidaymakers can be confident of a dry and sunny holiday, perfect for either relaxing on the beach or taking the opportunity to explore the lovely scenery.
Who goes here?
The Canary Islands attract a wide range of holidaymakers, from those wanting an exciting nightlife on Tenerife, to those seeking the remote beauty of La Palma.
The Canary Island’s cuisine has traditional Spanish foods with influences from all over the world, mostly African and Latin American. If you are a fish lover, then you are in for a treat with a huge range of salted fish, served with the Canaries famous Mojo sauce for you to feast on. Also, be sure to try the very well-known dish, Papas Arrugadas (wrinkled potatoes), consisting of spice and the traditional Mojo sauce, it creates the perfect dish. None of that for you? Well do not worry as the cuisines on offer in the Canary Islands are very international and well varied with all tastes being catered for.
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