You can play golf in the Canary Islands all year round thanks to our mild, sunny climate. Most of our golf courses were designed by top international pros, giving us attractive courses for players of all levels, from beginners to experts. From serious winter practice to a first round in the sunshine, the Canary Islands are a golfer’s dream. Continue reading
In La Palma the lively waters of the Atlantic Ocean bathe the island’s small beaches, formed by volcanic eruptions and sheltered in tiny bays and coves. They are made of fine, black sand mixed with tiny green crystals of olivine.
The most northwesterly of the Canary Islands, La Palma is known as the “Beautiful Island” because of its exuberant nature and dreamy landscapes; the green of its mountain forests, abundant water , and rich native flora contrast with stark volcanic peaks and lava flows that hint at its volcanic origins. Alongside this natural beauty is a culture rich with traditions, folklore, crafts and traditional food that date back to aboriginal times. Continue reading
Wine tourism has emerged as an exciting alternative travel option in the Canary Islands. From winery visits to wine museums, everyone can sample our delicious vintages and learn about their unique volcanic origins. Continue reading
All our visitors, and especially families, discover that the Canary Islands are the biggest theme park in Europe. They enjoy a wide and surprising range of activities throughout the year thanks to the fantastic climate and the warmest temperatures in Europe (average temperature 22ºC/73ºF). Continue reading
Canarians grow up with tales of volcanic eruptions and surrounded by malpaís, the jagged and fragile landscapes created by solidified lava flows. The Canary Islands are a purely volcanic archipelago, born from the ocean over millions of years, and the results of our living geology are open to visitors. Our volcanoes have shaped and reshaped the islands and while some are still active you can visit them in complete safety. Continue reading
Few places on Earth harbour the natural diversity of the almost perfectly round, volcanic island of La Gomera. Its 378 square kilometres hold a wide and spectacular range of landscapes and 10% of the island is inside the green cathedral of the Garajonay National Park, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue reading
Getting out into the countryside in the Canary Islands is a rewarding experience at any time but it is especially enjoyable during the springtime. With the fabulous temperatures (20ºC/68ºF) at this time of year rural tourism anywhere on the islands is too good to be missed. Our beautiful rural villages are surrounded by green fields and carpets of colourful flowers; the perfect alternative experience, or a welcome change from another day on the beach. Do you fancy a trip into the Canarian countryside? Continue reading
The spectacular landscapes of the Canary Islands feel like they belong in a Hollywood film. In fact, they appear in plenty of them and the islands are the ideal location for moviemakers. Continue reading
The alternative Canary Islands where nature lovers can enjoy fresh air, outdoor activities and wonderful scenery by land, sea and air is only ever a short distance away in our archipelago. The climate, often described as an eternal spring, makes the islands a popular tourist destination and the perfect place for outdoor sports. More and more people are coming to the Canaries for an active break to take advantage of the weather and conditions. Where else can train and practice your favourite sport all year round?
The natural wonders of the Canary Islands are a top reason to visit our fascinating archipelago. As one of the island chains that make up Macaronesia the Canary Islands are among the world’s most interesting and beautiful environments. Our varied geography and landscapes are home to a wide range of unique plants and animals, many living on just one island. With average temperatures of 21ºC/69.80ºF you can visit our spectacular islands whenever you please. Continue reading