Travel Guide - Balearic Islands & Canary Islands, Spain
next island holiday in sunny Mallorca, Balearic Islands
is nothing quite like an island holiday - your own spot in the sunshine,
surrounded by the sparkling sea, golden sands and glorious views..,
and beauty in Mallorca, Spain
Mallorca is one of the Balearic
Islands of Spain, nestling out in the Mediterranean Sea and well known
for its historic Roman and Moorish ruins, beautiful mountains and quaint
inland villages, as well as the capital of the island, Palma de Mallorca...
and its night life by Jakob Jelling
Ibiza is famous around the
world due to its amazing night life, although it offers several other things
And Formentera - A Great Place For A Yacht Charter In The Med
by D. Browall
When you are having your
sailing vacation in Ibiza and Formentera, you will be filled with happiness
and thrill. The two places bring different types of adventure and excitement
to its visitors. For instance, the island of Ibiza is famous for its summer
is all in the Palma of your hand: Visiting the Capital of Majorca
by Isla Campbell
The Balearic island of Majorca
is Spain's largest land-mass not connected to the mainland, with a population
of almost 800,000. While officially known as Palma, its capital is also
dubbed Palma de Mallorca or Ciutat de Mallorca, acting as the capital of
the whole of the Balearics....
Has Been a Holiday Hotspot for Years by John Palma
Mallorca has estimated that
over the last 100 years, nearly 180 million people have visited what is,
undoubtedly, Europe's favourite island in the sun...
— Your Spanish holiday paradise
Mallorca, sometimes called
"Majorca", is one of the beautiful, sun-filled Balearic Islands, situated
off the coast of Spain. It is actually the largest island in the
archipelago, which consists of Mallorca, Minorca, Ibiza and Formentera....
Holiday Island Has Colourful Past by Roger Munns
The island of Menorca, also
known as Minorca, has long been a favorite among holiday travelers, so
much so that the island is nicknamed, 'The Holiday Island'...
Cuisine of Menorca by Brenda Jaaback
Blessed with outstanding
weather, ringed by a stunning coastline, and dotted with hotels and villas,
Menorca is understandably a superb beach holiday destination....
Ibiza Club Scene by John McE
Ibiza comes alive after
dark. Rumor has it that the best way to find the hottest spots is to simply
walk outside and follow the crowd! Ibiza is sure to have a club that suits
Five Attractions to Visit on Holidays in Menorca by Brenda
Menorca is a magical and
exotic island, with towns full of Spanish vibrancy and calming shores lapped
at by the endless blue of the Mediterranean...
10 Things to Do in Ibiza by Anna Bird
1) Explore .. Ibiza
is an island of stunning natural beauty and whether you do it by foot,
bike, horseback, jeep safari or car, you should see as much of it as you
can. Discover the white island's sandy beaches, rocky coves and dramatic
cliffs, thick forests, olive groves and rolling countryside....
Accommodation in the Balearic Islands
Beaches of Tenerife
Tenerife is a popular holiday
destination for its sun, nightlife and, of course, its beaches. So, it's
important to know where the best ones are located so that you can plan
your holiday perfectly. Here is a guide to Tenerife's most fabulous beaches....
Things You Can Do on Your Holiday to La Palma by Jessica
There are at least five
things you can do on your holiday to La Palma that are exciting and fun.
One of the things to do is to visit the theme park...
Rise and Rise of The Canary Islands
Over recent decades the
tourism industry across the picturesque Canary Islands has exploded; the
influx of visitors from across the whole of Europe and often further afield
has been extraordinary, and what is even more remarkable is the number
of returning tourists....
de Fuste Tourist Information by Gary Marshall
Caleta de Fuste is a purpose
built holiday resort on the east coast of Fuerteventura. Caleta has been
expanded in recent years, with the addition of a second 18-hole golf course
and a new Sheraton Hotel, although development is strictly controlled...
Tourist Information by Gary Marshall
Corralejo is the largest
resort on the Canary Island of Fuerteventura. Popular with couples and
families, this former fishing village is notable for its fine sandy beaches
which stretch for miles along the coastline...
Calma Tourist Information by Gary Marshall
Costa Calma is situated
on the east coast of Fuerteventura, around 50 miles (80km) south of the
island's airport. This purpose-built resort is popular with families and
couples looking for a quiet and relaxing beach holiday...
in Fuerteventura by Monika Rajan
Fuerteventura is second
major Canary Island and offers remarkable Spanish experiences, if considering
it as your holiday destination. The island has really long beaches
and is known for its cuisine, natural environment and lots of striking
in Las Palmas - An Exotic Vacation Haven by Luki Johnson
of Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is an attractive holiday destination
enriched with culture and heritage. From historical sites, rich architecture
to exotic beaches, Las Palmas has lots of imposing activities to offer
for an incredible holiday...
A Beach on Lanzarote
You’re never far from a
beach on the popular holiday island of Lanzarote. Measuring just
60km by 40km Lanzarote boasts around 100 picturesque playas – making this
destination a real beach lover’s paradise....
Lunar Landscape of Lanzarote by Rudi Van Der Zalm
It is said that Lanzarote
is the most volcanic-looking of the Canary Islands. Its lunar landscape,
covered in craters, canyons and valleys of solidified lava, is one of its
main attractions, but not the only one...
Tourist Information by Gary Marshall
Maspalomas is situated on
the southern coast of the island of Gran Canaria. The resort is separated
from the beach by spectacular sand dunes which cover an area of around
400 hectares. Reminiscent of the Sahara desert, these dunes provide a vivid
reminder of just how close Gran Canaria is to the coast of Africa...
Jable Tourist Information by Gary Marshall
Morro Jable is a resort
situated on the southern tip of Fuerteventura. The town actually consists
of two parts, Jandia, which is the modern resort, and the old fishing village
of Morro Jable. Both parts, which merge into one another, are together
often referred to as Jandia by many travel brochures...
Dive Sites On Lanzarote by Helmut Mueller
To many it is unknown that
Lanzarote, one of the Canary Islands in Europe, is mentioned to have some
of the most beautiful scuba dive sites of the northern half of the hemisphere
Flora And Fauna by Malcolm Burton
Macaronesia is the name
given to the groups of Islands which scatter across the centre of the Atlantic.
One such group is the Canary Islands which boasts the greatest variety
of flora. Throughout the Canaries there is a mixture of endemic and cultivated
plants, tropical and sub-tropical...
5 'Must Play' Golf Courses On Tenerife by Rodney Ritchie
The Canary Island's top
destination, Tenerife has almost year-round perfect weather for golf. There
are nine courses on the island, each with its own challenges and varied
topography, bearing the hallmarks of top designers such as Seve Ballesteros,
Donald Steel, and Pepe Gancedo....
El Teide Volcano Tenerife's Sleeping Giant! by Larry Austin
Belonging to the Canary
Island group, Tenerife is a unique volcanic island which is one of the
largest of its kind in the world. Home to the dormant Mount El Teide volcano,
this ancient island gives visitors a chance to explore the area's lunar
like landscapes and experience the stunning natural beauty that surrounds
Pyramids of The Canary Islands by Allex Wilson
The Canaries, Spain that
is located towards the south in proximity to the northwest coast of Africa
is known for its balmy climate, year-round sunshine, diversity of landscapes,
snow-covered mountains, impressive volcanoes and beautiful beaches. In
fact, Tenerife, the largest island on the Canaries is a enticement for
visitors but only few potential tourists to the place are aware about the
six step pyramids that they can explore on the island at Guimar....
Attractions in Tenerife by Dan Williams
Winter sun breaks on the
island of Tenerife are enjoyed by many people, especially those seeking
an escape from the harsher winter weather of northern Europe...
a hot summer? Head to the cool Canaries by Andrew Regan
In Christopher Columbus's
time, the Canary Islands were believed to mark the end of the world. After
being conquered by the Spanish in the 15th Century, the Canaries become
a popular stopping point for explorers, traders and missionaries on their
way to the Americas...
can Lanzarote offer you on your next holiday by John Plumb
The short answer is "It
can offer you anything and everything", but surely you want to know more?
to stay in Gran Canaria
Whether you prefer to book
your Gran Canaria holidays online, at the very last minute, through your
own Spanish contacts or through a reputable high street travel agent such
as Thomas Cook, you are still faced with a wide range of different options
regarding your accommodation....
in the Canary Islands
Accommodation advises that any inaccuracies contained in the above articles
are the responsibility of the author.
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