Spain & the Canary Islands
Holiday in Spain & the Canary Islands
Just a short flight away with year-round sunshine, Spain and the Canary Islands give you the chance to discover bustling cities, spectacular countryside, unspoilt villages and, those vital ingredients for a perfect holiday, sun-drenched beaches and great hospitality.
The Balearic Islands
Comprising an archipelago to the east of the Spanish mainland, the four chief Balearic Islands – Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera – maintain a character distinct from the rest of Spain and from each other. The excellent climate which offers more than three hundred days of sunshine each year allows visitors to make the most of the sun on their Balearic Island holidays. Wonderful beaches and tranquil coves, rich cultural heritage and the warm hospitality of their inhabitants, make the Balearic Islands one of the most popular holiday destinations in Spain. Many holidaymakers return time and again to the islands and some go further still, deciding to make the islands their permanent home. Each of the islands has its own strong character and each offers so much more than simply an excellent beach holiday.
The Canary Islands
The Canary Islands lie in the Atlantic Ocean more than 600 miles south of the Iberian Peninsula and just over 70 miles from the African coast. The four western islands, Tenerife plus three lesser known islands, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro, have ragged coastlines with cliffs rising straight out of the ocean although Tenerife also boasts some splendid beaches. Closer to Africa, are the three other main Canary Islands, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura. These three islands are geologically the oldest and, as they have the most extensive coastal shelf, they also have the largest number of beaches. These unique islands enable Canary Island holidays to be tailored to your every need.