The most beautiful destinations in the Canary Islands

Aug 31, 2016 • By • 16 Views

Britons and Germans have made of the Canaries their favourite spot for holidays, no wonder why... The Canaries offers sunny weather throughout the year, thanks to its proximity to the coasts of Africa. But of course that’s not the only reason... The Canaries offer beautiful golden sand beaches, stunning landscapes and cities with thrilling atmosphere that makes of your stay a fantastic adventure.

Is hard to choose which are the most beautiful destinations in the Canary Islands, but on this post we are going to show you which destinations are considered the best spots for holidays among Britons and locals.

Gran Canaria


Undoubtedly, this is a fantastic destination for couples and families. For families the island counts with unique facilities and services for kids: that ranges from parks, swimming pools to sailing and whale watching.

In Gran Canaria, kids can enjoy while learning about how to preserve wildlife, which is always nice. For couples the islands counts with stunning and romantic places, as well as a wide offer for spas and wellness centres, perfect for relaxing getaways.

For the adventurous the island offers the chance to explore the dunes of Maspalomas! Maspalomas consists of Aguilas, Playa del Ingles, Las Burras and San Agustin. Here you are going to find 2,000 hectares of land and more than 17 kilometres of stunning coastline, which it main characteristics are its shallow waters, white sandy beaches and of course, the fantastic weather, typical of the island.


The biggest island of the Canaries and, probably, the most visited, offers to tourists a unique landscape... rocky landscape and impressive beaches. As a curious fact, Tenerife is home to the highest peak of Spain: Teide. If you like natural places, a visit to the natural park of Teide is a must. In the highest point you will have breathtaking views of the Atlantic sea and nearby islands.

Tenerife is as well a fantastic destination for families thanks to its fantastic water parks. Other interesting fact of the island is that Tenerife hosts one of the best water parks in the world: Siam Park. As if that were not enough, Tenerife is home to 2 fantastic natural parks: Loro Park and Jungle Park, both are worldwide famous thanks to its amazing adventures.

Still don’t have enough reasons to consider Tenerife for your next holiday destination. In that case, you must know that the Caribbean ambience of the island makes it rank as one of the best spot in Europe for holidays. Beaches like Teresitas will make you see why Tenerife is such a fantastic location to consider for your next holidays in Canaries. If you book your hotel in the Canary Islands in the beautiful capital of Tenerife, Santa Cruz, you will be close to this beautiful beach paradise.


Considered the best place to go to disconnect from the world, restore batteries and lose yourself visiting its pristine beaches and unique volcanoes.  Which sand you like the most? That doesn’t matter! In Lanzarote you are going find beaches with white, golden and black sand beaches!

If you are the type of travellers that feel comfortable in their skin, we suggest you to visit Charo de Palo village. This village is perfect for those naturist lovers...

Don’t miss the chance to visit the most popular attraction on the island: Timanfaya National Park. This park counts with over 100 volcanoes and lava fields, isn’t it great?  The park offers landscapes hard to describe, all of them are simply impressive.

From the viewpoint of “Montaña Rajada” you can be witness of a vast sea of lava that spreads out to the coast.  Definitely, Lanzarote is beautiful place to spend your holidays and one of the most beautiful places on the Canary Islands.


This is the second largest island of the Canary Islands. The best option to explore the stunning beaches of Fuerteventura is by renting a car. Actually, the island is not that big, you can discover it from north to south in only 3 hours! If you want to spend your holidays in a quiet place you must visit Cofete.

Cofete, not only offers a quiet area also boasts an impressive landscape. On the other hand, if you want to explore a beautiful part of the island with a lively atmosphere, you must spend your holidays in Jandia.

These are some of the beautiful destinations that you can find in Canary Islands. Have you ever visited the Canaries? Tell us your favourite spots!

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