Are you planning a sailing holiday to the Canary Islands? If you are not sure which islands to visit, add the following top three Canary Islands to your sailing holiday itinerary.
1. Gran Canaria
Sometimes regarded as a ‘miniature continent’ due to its rather impressive size, Gran Canaria is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating and adventure-filled islands. With a perfect mix of great year-round weather, a vast array of stunning landscapes, and a lively atmosphere you are guaranteed to find plenty to do while exploring this beautiful island.
Ideal for those sport enthusiasts who enjoy biking, hiking, and trekking! Gran Canaria offers a wide range of alluring cave villages, mountains, and lakes all boasting rich flora and fauna. Just be sure to have your camera on hand as you’ll want to capture this Canary Island from every one of its angles.
Most likely the one Canary Island you’ve heard about the most – and with good reason too! Tenerife is not only the longest established one in the mix but also an incredibly popular one amongst tourists and travelers due to the wide range of activities and attractions available there. Whether you are a solo traveler, honeymooners, or on a sailing holiday with a handful of little ones in tow, Tenerife will indeed prove to have something for you. Spend some time exploring the many natural parks filled with lovely walking trails, check something off the bucket list after visiting Mount Teide – Spain’s highest peak, or dive right into some of Europe’s best water sports!
Often dubbed as the ‘Hawaii of Europe,’ this picturesque tropical paradise is filled with gorgeous sandy beaches, impressive architecture, and of course the famous volcanic landscapes that help to make it a recognized UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. People from all over the world head to Lanzarote to surf the massive waves of the north, marvel at the many works of Cesar Manrique – a famous architect who left his mark on the island, and also to simply soak up the warm sunshine at the beaches of Playa Blanca and the Papagayo shores. With no shortage of things to see, do, and explore, your visit to Lanzarote during your sailing holiday to the Canary Islands will undoubtedly be unforgettable with many memories to look back at for years to come.