Canary Islands

Destinations in Canary Islands:

Fuerteventura Gran Canaria Lanzarote Tenerife

Which Canary Island Is Best to Visit?

Which Canary Island to visit? Which is best if you have never been to any? Which has the best beaches? Best weather? Which is best for families / for nightlife / for surfing / for walking… This page answers the most common questions and tries to pick the best islands [more…]

Which Canary Island Has the Best Beaches?

Short answer: You can find beautiful beaches on each of them. But that is probably not the answer you are looking for. Fuerteventura is often being mentioned as the one with best beaches. Mainly on its north end (near Corralejo) and south end (Costa Calma / Jandia peninsula) it offers [more…]

Which Is the Hottest Canary Island?

This is a common question asked especially by those considering a visit to the Canary Islands in winter. Unfortunately, there is no simple answer, because… … the differences in climate or weather between different places on the same island can be much bigger than the differences between different islands. Often [more…]

Which Are the Canary Islands? The 7 Main Ones and the Small Ones

The 7 Canary Islands The seven main islands of the Canaries are the following, ordered from north-east to south-west: Lanzarote – the one closest to Europe / first in the north-east; the one with the craziest volcanic landscapes Fuerteventura – the one closest to Africa, south of Lanzarote and north-east [more…]

El Hierro Introduction, Facts and Figures

El Hierro is the smallest and the remotest of the seven big Canary Islands. It is a peaceful place, far away and totally different from the busy tourist resorts of south Tenerife or Gran Canaria. El Hierro is especially suitable for those who are looking for a holiday in nature [more…]

La Gomera Introduction, Facts and Figures

Location The island of La Gomera is situated south-west of Tenerife between Tenerife and El Hierro (closer to Tenerife – about 28 km). La Gomera is the island that you can see from the popular south Tenerife resorts like Los Cristianos, Playa de las Americas or Costa Adeje. You can [more…]

La Palma Introduction, Facts and Figures

Location La Palma lies furthest to the north-west of all the Canary Islands. The closest islands are La Gomera 57 km to the south-east and El Hierro 67 km to the south-southeast. The coordinates of La Palma are 28°40′ N 17°52′ W. Surface and Landscape La Palma is the fifth [more…]