Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and Tenerife have long been favourites among holidaymakers. Because of the islands’ location, they experience warm weather all year round, making it a perfect destination for a winter sun holiday. The islands all boast some beautiful scenery, namely dormant volcanoes, and some terrific beaches and incredible resorts. Each island has something different to offer, depending on what type of holiday you’re after. So we’ve selected our top resorts for each destination to help you decide where is best for you to spend a week in the sun.
Starting with the largest of the Canary Islands, Tenerife has been top of British holidaymakers’ go-to destinations for decades. Scale the top of El Teide, the highest mountain and volcano in Spain, hike around Parque Rural de Anaga and relax on one of the many beaches, Tenerife has it all.
Costa Adeje – a hugely active resort, Costa Adeje is ideal for the outdoorsy holidaymaker. Be it windsurfing, jet skiing or scuba diving, you won’t be stuck for a fun activity. Ideal for families as well with a number of water parks close by and it stays above 20 degrees C even in the winter months.
Playa de las Americas – a great resort for the family with plenty to see and do. With a Submarine Safari, the Camel Park and regular dolphin spotting tours, the kids will be in for a wondrous time.
Puerto de la Cruz – surrounded by rugged landscape and the glorious El Teide, Puerto de la Cruz is an adventurer’s paradise. Spend days exploring rocky coves and nights relaxing at the port.
Los Cristianos – a place for ocean lovers, Los Cristianos revolves around the water. From whale watching to dolphin spotting to game fishing, every need is catered for in this beautiful coastal town.
Playa de la Arena – a much quieter resort, Playa de la Arena is great for simply relaxing on the beach and enjoying some delicious tapas.
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