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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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Destination: Playa Blanca
In the words of Cesar Manrique, the island's visionary son, Lanzarote is like an untamed, unmounted work of art – and he held it up for all to see ... 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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Away from the raucous, beach-based fun that draws most people to Tenerife is a tranquil world of heritage towns, rustic cuisine and eerie volcanic landscapes. The secret? Head north... read more »
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Trip type: Cultural
If you're on the Canary Island of La Palma in February, you can expect to end up covered in fragrant white powder, as one of Spain's most bizarre festivals takes over the streets of the capital... read more »
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5
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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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4.5
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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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4
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Whether you’re looking for a romantic couple holiday, family break, or fancy getting an all over tan, then Jandia is the perfect Fuerteventura destination... read more »
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4
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Destination: Tenerife
From a sunset above the clouds to a shark-infested parrot park, the Canary Island favourite has much more to offer than all year sunshine, sand and cheap booze... read more »
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4
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Escape and regenerate your senses in Tenerife south. Yes, the south ... read more »
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4
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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: Tenerife
Trip type: Family
Reliably hot, close to home and perfect for the kids, Costa Adeje, on Tenerife's south-west coast, ticks all the boxes for parents. It has plenty of four- and five-star hotels, too. Here is my choice…... read more »
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