With fond memories of many a childhood holiday to the Canary Islands I thought I would publish this guest post which gives a brief and insightful overview of the Canaries.
The Canary Islands (also known as the Canaries) are a great destination for holiday makers looking for a cheap holiday. The Canaries are made up of seven separate islands; including the popular holiday destinations of Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.
The Canaries sit just off the coast of Morocco and Saharan Africa which means they benefit from great sunny weather and cool sea breezes, don’t forget your sun cream if you’re planning lazing on the beach all day – you will fry! The Canaries are a popular tourist destination and aside from great weather, beaches and a thriving array of restaraunts there isn’t a shortage of more cultural or even geological things to do, no matter which island you visit.
Tenerife, for example, is a great destination for anyone in need of a high octane holiday, with a great selection of bars and clubs for those wanting to party in resorts such as Playa de las Americas, but likewise for those looking for adventure there is always the large rock formations and lunar landscapes shaped by it’s dormant volcano Mount Teide, which towers over the island at 3,700 meteres and is actually the 3rd highest volcano in the world. If partying and adventure isn’t for you then why not try Gran Canaria, the island has endless sand dunes, white sandy beaches and crystal clear water, its landscape is so