Top 5 Vacation Hot Spots In The Canary Islands

Exotic, beautiful and divine – just some of the adjectives that can be used to describe the Canary Islands perfectly! The group of islands that make up The Canary Islands are totally 7 in number and one of the prettiest among the 7 is the Tenerife. Perhaps, that is one of the reasons why there are plenty of Tenerife flights. One can also visit many other places in the other islands, namely El Hierro, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, Fuerteventura an La Gomera.


Probably, one of the best things to do is to get hold of one of the many budget airlines that fly into Canary Islands and then embark on an unbeatable vacation. Even though it is a bit difficult to choose from the many locations and holiday hot spots in these islands, here is a list of a few of them which would help in planning an itinerary! </p>

Balos Beach, Gran Canaria

Normally, people talk about white sandy beaches. However, the sand in Balos is black and is a small beach by itself but is an amazingly secluded and serene spot, a great destination for romantic couples and newlyweds. Though swimming is slightly difficult here because of the winds, it is ideal for windsurfing. One can also catch a glimpse of the many migratory birds that make Balos their temporary home. In fact, Gran Canaria is also home to some other splendid beaches and, therefore, is worth spending some time in. There are the golden sands of El Agujero and the white sands of Anfi Del Mar and the primarily stony beach of Charco Las Palomas.

The Tenerife Auditorium

When one is able to avail one of the many Tenerife flights into this island, the one sight that is a complete must see is the Tenerife Auditorium. There is an amazing architectural style that has been used to create this building. There is an almost surreal air to this building since it looks like it is suspended in mid air and watching it by night is an unforgettable sight as well, for it get bathed in pure white light. Is the Tenerife Auditorium the pearl of the Tenerife Island? For sure it is!


Parrot Park

Imagine a place which is sprawled over 33 acres and is home to more than 4000 parrots of more than 350 species. This is the famous Loro Parque or Parrot Park in Puerto de la Cruz in Tenerife. Since its founding in 1972, the park has grown to include sea lions, dolphins, chimps and even iguanas and alligators. In fact, one must take the time to see the dolphins and sea lions perform for a truly magical experience.

Pozo de la Salud

Flying into The Canary Islands on budget airlines can leave room for some rest and recuperation after a long flight! One way to rejuvenate is to visit the Poze de la Salud, which lies in El Hierro. This is a place which is known for its fountain of mineral water, which is said to have some invaluable medicinal properties. In fact, many people swear by its healing properties for skin ailments, stomach problems and it can also be drunk. Such is the purity of the water.

El Cedro

Communing with nature takes on a whole new dimension with this vacation hot spot – the Forest of El Cedro lies in La Gomera and is made for people who want to get some quiet time and trade in the concrete jungles for the natural kind. Going trekking is one of the best ways to enjoy this forest.

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