The Canary Islands are a Spanish archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, just off Morocco in North Africa. Formed by volcanic eruptions and shaped by hot desert winds, they are comprised of 7 main islands.
The Canary Islands are a magnet for sun seekers, beachcombers and adventurers from all over the world. With, 160 miles of coastline, 150 beaches and a climate that feels like it is always spring, the island of Fuerteventura is a perfect place to slow down and relax.
- A short ferry ride to the west of Fuerteventura is Gran Canaria – a place of ever changing climates and vistas. This island abounds with otherworldly landscapes that have been inspiring visitors for centuries. Take a hike to Pilancones Natural Park. The spectacular plateaus and cool ravines in this area are around 12 million years old.
- Tenerife, is the largest and busiest of the Canary Islands, receiving around 5 million visitors a year.
- Or, choose to visit Lanzarote, the Canaries’ easternmost island and is sometimes called the “Island of 100 Volcanoes.” This region suffered a series of devastating eruptions in the 1700s and has remained largely unchanged ever since.
Whether you are searching for dramatic adventures or a sun-soaked vacation, this archipelago is alive with a powerful magic all its own.