The Spanish archipelago has seven islands, so it’s not easy to choose the island on which to spend your next vacation. Whether sports, family or discovery, we will give you the strengths of each of them.
The Canary Islands each have their own charm and little secrets; lovers
water sports will fly to Fuerteventura, while La Gomera and La Palma will
a true paradise for hikers. Divers will love the depths of El Hierro,
cyclists will climb the steepest peaks of teide while others will admire
the volcanic beauty of Lanzarote where you will taste a typical dish in a guachinche à Gran Canaria.
FUERTEVENTURA: Sliding and beautiful beaches
It is the island of the wind and therefore the ideal island for water sports such as kiting, windsurfing or surfing.
A lagoon with turquoise waters, white sand beaches, do not leave without your ski equipment.
Fuerteventura attracts winter sports enthusiasts every year and offers
spots of all levels.
It is the least green and at the same time the most desert island of the Canary archipelago. we would think we were in a western. The beaches are large, it is a real paradise for lovers of beach walks.
LA GOMERA: The Virgin Island of the Canaries
Only 1 hour by boat from Tenerife, La Gomera is the island of walkers. It’s the most wild and the most preserved. No mass tourism or big hotels, only
small Canarian villages and breathtaking landscapes.
The landscapes are varied, the marked hikes and of all levels, it is the paradise of hikers. Like in Tenerife, there are micro climates and great temperature changes depending on where you are. The island of La Goméra has several national parks of rare beauty.
If you like peace and nature, this is the place for you.
LA PALMA: Nature and vegetation
If you like beautiful vertiginous and curved roads, go to this island by motorbike!
We left for a few hours of strolls, hair in the wind to contemplate the relief, the cliffs, the sea and all that nature has to offer. Make stops in the villages,
eat local and be curious.
If you prefer adrenaline, opt for a tandem paragliding , the views of the sky
are splendid or otherwise nothing like a mountain bike outing on the marked trails of the island.
It is a famous island for hiking, there are many and different, offering you a wide choice according to your desires and your level. It is one of the islands where it rains the most therefore the landscapes are green.
The highest point is the roque de los muchachos, at more than 3000 m with an exceptional panorama over the whole island.
The palma island also has many micro climates. Beaches are scarce but the island has very beautiful natural pools, like its neighboring islands.
TENERIFE: The island with different faces
It is the most varied island in the Canary archipelago but also the most touristic.
It brings together all the possible activities on the same island; hiking, mountain biking, kite, surf, windsurf, paragliding, motorcycle ride and diving for the more athletic, Jet ski, boat trip, buggy, quad, it’s the right place to spend your holidays as a duo, with family or friends.
Tenerife has many micro climates, which means that there are often clouds on the north side, and sun in the south. The weather is very changeable at a short distance. Tenerife has many national parks. The landscapes are breathtaking because very changing in a short time. This island is magic, you will not be able to be bored.
Happiness for sportsmen as for idleness.
EL HIERRO: The most ecological
It is the smallest island in the Canaries and 100% energy self-sufficient. Renowned for its diving spots and clear waters, do not miss the opportunity to meet the turtles, rays and schools of fish. You can also practice snorckling and enjoy the natural pools created by lava; the beaches being rare.
EL hierro is a hiking paradise, they are of an easy level. This island offers us unique landscapes, often impressive and breathtaking.
It is a sports island, it offers us various activities, including walking and mountain biking. It has some typical Canarian villages, allowing you to discover Canarian gastronomy.
LANZAROTE: The island with 300 craters
Between volcanoes and black sand beaches, Lanzarote has a unique charm. It is quite wild, not very constructed and also brings together beautiful landscapes. It is covered with hundreds of craters which will delight geologists. It is also famous for these nautical activities, windsurfing, kite but especially surfing. It has many wave spots, for all levels. The wildest and most famous will be the beach of Famara.
It is very relaxing, and resource you in a natural and unique setting. It is very pleasant to travel by motorbike or convertible car.
This island offers us many typical villages, a real happiness. Opposite Lanzarote is La Graciosa Island, which is also magnificent.
Little relief on this island, just like fuerteventura, which means that the weather is little changeable.
GRANDE CANARIE: City life by the sea
It is the closest to Santa Cruz de Tenerife, it is very active and many people return to work there every day. It is very well served by ferries. If you like the beach, go to Maspalomas, a large beach surrounded by large sand dunes. This island is very mountainous and that is its strong point. The mountains and small lakes are the main asset of the island, because these seashores are less pleasant than the other islands. The national parks in the mountains are breathtaking, the caldera de bandama, el roque nublo, and el pico de las nieves are its strong points. It is a must for hiking.
You will also find natural swimming pools, present on all the islands. It also has many typical city centers, including Las Palmas with neighborhoods not to be missed.
To each his own island according to his objectives and tastes for unique and different experiences.
Canaries remain and will remain the flagship destination for winter holidays enjoying a dry and sunny climate all year round.