personal Tour Guide to the magical lands that make up the Canary
Islands. Our quick links will help you plan your trip from start
to finish… how to get here, where to stay, make a reservation,
the best places to visit, even where to rent a car for getting
around. There’s a lot to do and it’s all as easy as
of a Thousand Volcanoes’ – this unique island
of spent lava fields is recognised as a World Biosphere Reserve.
But amidst this lunar like landscape are fabulous beaches, palm
oases, and a cultural history that can be enjoyed throughout the
year, thanks to its wonderful climate. Lanzarote
is a true eco-tourist’s delight! |
as 'the miniature continent',
for the variety of climates and landscapes that can be found on
this most developed of the seven Canary Islands. From the big
city bustle of the capital, Las Palmas, to the secluded serenity
of its many beaches and lush woodlands, Gran
Canarias offers a wide range of sights and activities year
courses, yacht marinas, conference centres, theme parks, beaches...
Tenerife offers a complete
range of leisure activities to satisfy all kinds of tastes.
Under the attentive gaze of El Teide, the highest mountain in
Spain, and with the sea as an ever-present backdrop, visitors
can experience the rich diversity of its landscape and micro-climates. |
unusual sight of windmills, a reminder of its farming past, can
be found throughout the island, which is known as the ‘granary
of the Canary Islands’. Despite its desert like landscape
it has over one hundred and fifty beaches, the most extensive
coastal platform of the archipelago, three thousand hours of sunshine
a year and a naturally peaceful environment. Enjoy Fuerteventura.
Palma is called the 'Pretty
Isle' by Canary Islanders for its spectacularly lush vegetation,
abundant clear waters and floral wealth which are in sharp contrast
to the many volcanic forms that are testimony to the island's
origins. Along with the natural beauty of the island, is a culture
rich in traditions, crafts and cuisine that has survived from
aboriginal times for everyone to enjoy today. |
Gomera is surprisingly varied and full of contrasts; impressive
gorges, grand rock monoliths, marvellous palm groves and the Garajonay
National Park, a unique ecological treasure of crystal clear waters
and green laurel forests. The natural wealth of the whole Island
is so impressive that it has, in fact, won the highest possible
distinction as a protected natural space.
Hierro is a magic island, and Pozo de la Salud, a prodigious
spring with curative properties, adds to the magic, as do the
fascinating underwater formations seen just off the rugged coastline.
All this, plus the kind and friendly nature of the people, makes
a visit to the smallest of the Canary Islands a charmed experience.