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    Four Canary Islands to add to your travel list

    Four Canary Islands to add to your travel list

    The Canary Islands archipelago has long featured among Europe’s most prized holiday destinations. Located off the North African Coast, their situation affords them a pleasant climate all year round. Each of the islands is home to beaches – each one more spectacular than the other – where numerous activities are on offer to cater for all tastes. Their diversity is so overwhelming that it can be difficult to decide which island to pick for a summer holiday…so we are here to help!

    Gran Canaria

    The Canary Islands’ second most populous island after Tenerife, Gran Canaria is an unmissable island in the Canary Islands because of the great diversity of its landscapes. The island is nicknamed the “miniature continent.” Impressive contrasts can indeed be found between the dramatic cliffs in the north and the gigantic expanse of dunes at Maspalomas in the south. The centre being home to the well-known Pico de las Nieves rising to an altitude of 1956 metres. Playa del Inglés, Puerto de Mogán and Las Canteras are just some of the beaches no one should miss when visiting Gran Canaria.

    Places to stay in Gran Canaria…

    Occidental-Margaritas

    If you are travelling to Gran Canaria as a family, the Occidental Margaritas hotel is an excellent option with numerous facilities for adults and children alike, guaranteeing fun and relaxation for the whole family. Stand-out services on offer at this 4-star hotel in Gran Canaria  include a Crossfit training space, a play park for kids and a beach shuttle.

     

    Tenerife

    Tenerife charms many visitors thanks to its cosmopolitan character, its astounding flora and fauna, and its varied range of cultural and sporting activities. It is the site of Spain’s highest mountain, the Teide, which rises to 3718 metres, and which, along with the national park surrounding it, offers excellent hiking opportunities for sportier visitors. For those looking for a more chilled setting, Los Cristianos, Costa Adeje and Playa de las Américas are some of the loveliest beaches around.

    Places to stay in Tenerife…

    Royal-Hideaway-Corales-Beach

    Tenerife offers extensive high-end accommodation with a major cluster of 5-star hotels. The Royal Hideaway Corales Beach, an adult-only hotel located at Costa Adeje, as well as the Royal Hideaway Corales Suites, a luxury hotel for families, are perfect examples of the luxurious character of the island of Tenerife. Located on the seafront, they both offer exclusive experiences and state-of-the-art rooms and suites.

     

    Lanzarote

    The isle of Lanzarote, which has been declared a UNESCO biosphere reserve, will amaze you with its striking volcanic character. Timanfaya national park, also known as the “fire mountains”, is one of the island’s focal points, along with Papagayo Beach, the resort areas of Costa Teguise and Playa Blanca as well as the well-known wine route in La Geria valley.

    Places to stay in Lanzarote…

    Lanzarote-Playa

    The Barceló Teguise Beach, an adult-only hotel in Costa Teguise, boasts a privileged location right on the seafront at Las Cucharas beach. One of its distinguishing features is its wellness centre equipped with a hydrotherapy circuit. On the other hand, Occidental Lanzarote Playa is an excellent family hotel option in Lanzarote as it offers activities and facilities for kids to have fun, while ensuring well-being and relaxation for adults. For sportier guests, Occidental Lanzarote Mar, based in Costa Teguise , is a perfect choice thanks to its sports facilities and activities.

     

    Fuerteventura

    The Island of Fuerteventura never fails to amaze visitors with its beautiful stretches of beaches, including Sotavento, between Costa Calma and Morro Jable, Corralejo and Jandía. The island is immensely popular with water sport lovers, who come to enjoy the waves in a number of enclaves that are ideal for surfing and other sports.

    Places to stay in Fuerteventura… 

    Barcelo-Castillo-Beach

    Ideally located on the magnificent Caleta de Fuste beach, Barceló Castillo Beach is the perfect hotel in Fuerteventura for sports enthusiasts. This resort is famous, among other things, for the diving options available. Occidental Jandía Mar, meanwhile, is an ideal hotel for families looking to enjoy the beauty of one of Fuerteventura’s loveliest beaches.

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