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On the western edge of Spain's Canaries, there is nothing vaguely resembling a resort on El Hierro, an island with a rugged volcanic coast, superb diving conditions and romantic restaurants... read more »
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Set in an azure sea just to the west of Tenerife is a peaceful nature-lover’s haven, an island of rainforest trails, dramatic gorges, low-key resorts and unspoilt villages. Welcome to La Gomera... read more »
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So many visitors to Tenerife just stick to the familiar tourist hotspots in the south - but if you venture inland and take to the hills, you'll see an altogether more dramatic side of the island... read more »
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Every February, Tenerife's the place to head for a hot, hedonistic week of stamina-sapping street parties - making it the perfect escape from cold, gloomy days in northern Europe... read more »
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The Canary Islands make a very attractive alternative to a long haul destination for those looking for a shot of sunny island life... read more »
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It is Spain's highest mountain, and a dormant volcano too – but climbing Mount Teide, in Tenerife, is an experience well worth it. For tips on how to do it, where to stay and how to survive, read on…... read more »
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Destination: Gran Canaria
Away from the main resorts explore Northern Gran Canaria, a mountainous landscape of gorges, craters, traditional villages and hidden coves in the Canary Islands... read more »
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This port city of Tenerife is the place to go for winter sun, nightlife and tax-free shopping – plus a pristine stretch of tropical beach. In Santa Cruz, you get two short breaks for the price of one…... read more »
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4.5
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Destination: Tenerife
Year-round sunshine, direct flights and a breathtaking diversity of paths make Tenerife the ideal walking destination. Add to that trails with barely another soul and you’ve found walking Nirvana... read more »
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Destination: Fuerteventura
There is a beach to suit everyone on Fuerteventura, Spain's Canary Island closest to Africa with sunshine all year round ... read more »
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4.5
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Destination: La Palma
With volcanoes, mountains, forests and waterfalls, La Palma is a paradise for nature lovers in the Canary Islands ... read more »
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4
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Destination: Lanzarote
Trip type: Beach, Eco, Winter Sun
Explore the surprisingly undeveloped north of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands and take in sleepy fishing villages, volcanic landscapes and wild beaches ... read more »
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Escape and regenerate your senses in Tenerife south. Yes, the south ... read more »
#14/22
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Destination: Maspalomas
Trip type: Beach, Family, Winter Sun
One of the best beach destinations in the Canary Islands, the sun shines almost every day in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria ... read more »
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Destination: Puerto Rico
For many visitors to Gran Canaria, golden sands and blue seas are the essence of the island – but move inland and you will find a surprising side to this holiday hotspot... read more »
#16/22
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4
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Destination: La Palma
A quiet, relaxed lifestyle in a pleasant climate, on a small island with stunning scenery and friendly people. If this sounds appealing, La Palma might be just the place for you... read more »
#17/22
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3
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Destination: Tenerife
Trip type: Beach, Family, Winter Sun
Treat yourselves to a five-star experience at Playa del Duque and combine winter sun with fun-filled family activities. You'll keep coming back... read more »
#18/22
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3
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Destination: Lanzarote
Forget about package holidays and crowded beaches - discover the other side of Lanzarote, with its diverse and dramatic landscapes, rugged coastline and pretty whitewashed houses... read more »
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If someone had told me I'd be spending two weeks in Tenerife and loving the peace and tranquility, I'd have fallen off my sequinned stillettos and gone back to watching re-runs of Benidorm on Skyplus.... read more »
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Destination: Lanzarote
Trip type: Activity, Spa, Winter Sun
Known for its package holidays, Lanzarote might not be the first place you think of for a healthy retreat, but a peaceful week at Villa Isis will leave you revived and rejuvenated... read more »
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