The Canary Islands
Sealand Travel Club invites you to the Canary Islands. They are located just off the northwest coast of Africa and are a part of Spain. Located in the Atlantic ocean, they are known for their mild climate and pleasant temperatures ranging in the mid seventies to the nineties on the hottest days. So sunny, visitors should just expect sun as almost every week of the year is at least in part sunny.
The Canary Islands themselves are made up of seven islands in total, each unique and special in its own way. They are El Hierro, La Palma, La Gomera, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fueteventura and Lanzarote. All volcanic in nature. Four of Spain’s 13 National Parks are located in the Canary Islands, making the Canary Islands perfect destinations to travel to on your winter vacation.
Winter Travel to the Canary Islands with Sealand Travel Club
Winter travel to the Canary Islands is a popular destination for many reasons, including the mild and comfortable climate. The Canary Islands are a pristine, ecofriendly as well as luxurious destination for travel. The rain that is usually expected for some of the month of January provide water to all the plants in the area creating a lush green environment rich in tropical flowers and beautiful streams and waterfalls.Depending on which island in the Canaries you visit there are special and individual feature that make each one special.
Tenerife is the largest of Canary Islands and the most populated. It has over 5 million visitors each year, making it also the busiest tourist destination of the Canary Islands for travel. It’s features that make it so popular are it’s attractions in the city. It plays host to the Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, one of the largest carnivals in the world. Also known as the “Island of Eternal Spring” the temperatures are mild and controlled by the tradewinds. Many beautiful beaches, volcanoes, mountains and protected areas make Tenerife in the Canary Islands a great winter vacation.
Grand Canaria is also known as the Grand Canary island. The second most populous of the Canary Islands, it is another top destination for travel in winter. This area is approximately half protected area by the Canary Islands Network for Naturally Protected Areas. It’s most popular features are the nature reserves, parks, monuments and areas of scientific interest. It’s climate is more varied than that of the other islands in the Canaries. It has a cooler side to the north and a warmer side on the south side. Most tourists spend their time on the south side of the island. Many resort communities are found on the island making simple to find accommodations.
El Hierro is the smallest of the Canaries, it features a multitude of wonderful natural features. Woodlands of ancient junipers, caves, rural accommodations and more bring visitors to this smallest of Canary Islands for winter vacations. Crystal clear waters and underwater reefs are a snorkelers paradise on the island of El Hierro.
La Palma is known as the pretty island again because of its natural landscapes and beautiful colonial cities and villages. It is also known for its spectacularly clear skies making it known as the the island of the stars. It was declared a Biosphere Reserve and is a great place to see volcanoes, bays and woodlands. Parks and natural areas abound in this Canary Island winter vacation paradise.
La Gomera is the rugged of the islands for the true nature trekker. Cliffs, ravines and rural tourism abound on this Canary Island. Villages in this area are still known to preserve ancient traditions, and is home also to the Garajonay National Park, a World Heritage Site. This is also a great place in the Canary islands to enjoy top quality accommodations and golf courses that can never be matched in the world.
Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands is rich with white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. Spectacular scenery, ancient ruins of mills and small coastal towns make this Canary Island vacation destination one to behold. Protected areas abound and a variety of accommodations from the luxury to the small and quaint exist for your pleasure.
The last of the Canary Islands is Lanzarote, the most easternmost of the Canary Islands for you to visit on your Canary Island winter getaway vacation. The most stunning volcanic sites, dense tropical vegetation and a huge numbers of caves created by lava flows make this another great adventure destination. Some of the activities highlighted on this island are golf, cuisine, art, and even big game fishing.
No matter which of the Canary Islands you choose for your winter destination, you are sure to have a relaxing and even awe inspiring holiday. Enjoy the Canary Islands on your winter vacation destination.