The Canary Islands
Long warm summers and mild winters ensure their popularity as perfect all year round holiday retreats.
In Tenerife, the magnificent mountain scenery in the heart of Teide National Park is a sight to behold. Declared a World Heritage Site, visitors enjoy stargazing here before relaxing on one of the many beautiful beaches by day.
Corralejo in Fuerteventura has a lovely old town and white sand beaches – it is certainly worth a visit. The coast to the south of Gran Canaria is ever-popular or why not visit the heart of the island, high above sea-level?
Visit Lanzarote, with its chic resorts of Puerto Calero and Playa Blanca, as well as Timanfaya National Park, which has been designated a World Biosphere Reserve.
Caldera de Taburiente National Park, also a World Biosphere Reserve, can be found on La Palma. Known as ‘The Beautiful Island’, visitors can stay in a quiet resort or traditional fishing village.
La Gomera is home to Garajonay National Park, a World Heritage Site. Visitors to San Sebastian, on the eastern side of the island, can enjoy views across to Tenerife. El Hierro is the smallest of the Canary Islands.