Just some distance away from the coast of the Northern West of Africa lies the amazing Spanish archipelago of the Canary Islands. It is an incredible destination that you must purpose to visit at least once if not more times in your life.
You definitely cannot go round this incredible destination in a hurry. There is so much to experience. From the cool white sandy beaches to the magnificent mountains, you will be spoilt or choice. The Canary Islands are also referred to as the Canaries with Its capital city known as Las Palmas, Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Visit Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands in Spain. With the unforgettable presence of Mt. Teide situated at the peak of Spain, It is a dormant volcano full of interesting activities to do around it. There are many beaches surrounding this island where you can swim while enjoying the hot weather together with the cools breeze. Enjoy the Santa Cruz carnival, one of its main attractions that attract thousands worldwide. It’s a massive festival with music, dancers, parade and costumes full of color. This high-end destination features incredible restaurants, golf courses, nightclubs and various water sports like diving and kiteboarding. If you need to experience a more reserved and laid back mood Puerto de la Cruz or Garachico and devour their seafood among other delicious dishes. Do not forget to Teide National Park where the 3 volcanoes are, ancient forests and amazing formations of rocks. The Tenerife is a beautiful destination for honeymoons or just a holiday to relax.
Lanzarote is also another destination to explore in the island of Canary. It is best known for its great weather throughout the year, volcanic landscapes and beaches. Come and see the rocky landscape in the Timanfaya National Park. Experience the dive centers, whitewashed Villas and resorts in Puerto del Carmen. You can also go and surf at Famara beach while watching the clear and calm water where you can also go snorkeling. Hang gliding is also among the favorite activities to do here. You can enjoy this with your friends or loved ones and have something to write home about. The famous cactus garden in of Guatiza is a must-see for you with thousands of species plants. Architectural artifacts surround the island just for you to enjoy. A modern state of the art museum, Castillo de San Jose should also be o your bucket list. Arrecife is the capital of this incredible destination. Enjoy the good food and wine with music and dancing through the night.
You will not miss the unique building structures when you first step into Gran Canaria, another one out of Canary Islands. Famous for its black lava and explosive white sand beaches, this is definitely where you must visit for that special getaway. Some of these beaches include Puerto Rico and San Agustin. Its capital Las Palmas will attract your attention for its cruise ships and shopping that is duty-free which the ladies will love. This island is blessed with attractive mountains and clear blue skies that will take your breath away. Go down and visit the caves of the valley of Barranco de Guayadeque and stop over at the volcano that is considered extinct at the Caldera de Bandama. If you are a golf lover, there is a golf club at the Real Club that you can enjoy.
Go surfing and enjoy the massive sand dunes at the beach resort. Enjoy the nightlife at Gran Canaria with clubs and restaurants. Indulge in unique delicacies like parrot fish, goat cheese and rabbit meat. Also, visit Maspalomas Lighthouse and Palmitos Park and enjoy.
Fuerteventura is the second largest in size of the Canary Islands. It is the best destination for cools breezes that enhance the perfect hot weather throughout the year. The white sandy beaches making it a good holiday destination for those who love to bathe in the sun. This destination is best for water sports like surfing, water skiing as well as windsurfing. While you are here do not dare miss the diving, fishing and sailing, activities that you can do on a daily basis. This island is unique for the dolphins, turtles and whales that are a natural site all around. You can take as many pictures as you like. Golf courses are also popular in this destination. Take a walk and hike the Tindaya mountains and follow the trails towards Betancuria, a town rich with history. Feast your eyes on the endless miles of sand dune at Caleta de Fuste town. Enjoy the unusual birdlife on Lobos Island and the Acua water park where there are pools, eateries, lounge and slides which kids will love. Get to interact with wildlife at the Oasis Park.
Some of the best beaches in the world can be found in the Canary Islands. El Bollullo is a must go to beach on this island. It’s found in Tenerife and it boasts of some of the coolest waters and the best weather all year. It is said to be as dark as the night and a great place to watch the sun go down. Famara and Hermigua will be best for paragliders and surfers. Las Canteras beach is famous for its size as it is longer than any other beach on the island. Houses, bars and apartments are closely knit together here. This offers a very homely feel for a holiday lover. And I simply must mention Maspalomas beach. Why? Because I am sure you have never seen such a long beach full of sand dunes. It is perfect for sunbathing.
Whatever you chose to do at the Canary Islands, I am positive you will enjoy the experience. Day or night, this holiday destination offers so much to see and do, it is mind-blowing. Whether it’s a day out on the beach or deep into the water, Canary Islands have it all. Enjoy the mountains, forests and open seas to the maximum. Meet the friendly people and learn more about their culture each day of your stay as you also learn their history. Make this your next holiday destination for you and your loved ones and you will not regret it. All your days will be fully packed with exciting activities to indulge in. This is the chance you have been waiting for to feel alive again.