The canary islands are made of seven different islands. Each one offering stunning beaches, skies and historical land. The seven islands are Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro, La Graciosa, Alegranza, Isla de Lobos, Montana Clara, Roque del Este, Roque del Oeste. Tenerife being the biggest and Roque del Oeste the smallest.
As far as the Canaries are concerned, the bigger the island is, the more popular they tend to be. Each one offers a unique experience and choosing out shouldn’t be an easy decision due to the tranquillity which they all offer. The beauty of the canary islands are that they all are so closely compact together yet all differ from one another. If you’re wanting a holiday that is a safe bet with sun all year around, family friendly resorts and home comforts, the Canaries are definitely your place to be.
The canaries are also famous for being on high ground and having its resorts surrounded by mountain like stone. If you are wanting a lively holiday, Tenerife would be the best option for a heaving nightlife, lots of activities and busy beaches. If you’re after something that’s fun for all the family, Gran Canaria is the place to be with its little towns like Peurto Rico offering little strips of restaurants, a small shopping mall and a small harbour along with romantic bars. For a quiet holiday, opting for O La Gomera would be perfect as it is the second smallest Canary Island.
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Each island offers activities for all the family from speed boating, beach activities, cultural guided tours, stunning views, amazing architecture and all kinds of leisure activities for both adults and children.
We know that eating out on your holiday can often play an huge part, especially is you have chosen a board that is self catering or similar. There are hundreds of restaurants in each island to chose from, and although they all differ from each other, the Canary cuisine is mostly made up of Europe specialities that are overall quite cheap. The best thing about dining in any canary island is that they all offer home comforts too. You’re bound to find something to tickle your fancy weather if it’s a full English, a McDonalds or a divine Spanish cooked delicacy.
Your passport must be valid for the proposed duration of your stay. No additional period of validity beyond this is required. However, it is always sensible to have a short period of extra validity on your passport in case of any unforeseen delays to your departure.