Holidays to the Canary Islands are amongst the most popular for Britons. Here are ten of our reasons why you should get yourself there in March.
Despite being part of Spain, the Canary Islands are located just off the north western coast of Africa, meaning they boast year round sun and fantastic temperatures. Venturing here in March you can be sure to enjoy average temperatures of around 22°C.
In choosing to holiday in the Canary Islands in March you’ll be avoiding peak season as there are no school holidays. This ensures prices are likely to be cheaper with some great deals to be found.
Not only do Canary Island holidays bring the promise of year round sun, they are also home to countless stunning beaches. Whether you opt for manmade Saharan in Playa de las Americas, a city beach like Las Canteras in Gran Canaria, or one of the 150 found in Fuerteventura you certainly won’t be disappointed.
The “big four” Canary Islands; Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote are all geared up to provide the ideal experience for holidaymakers. Resorts with facilities for all the family are a plenty as are many which cater for hedonistic night time activities.
The Canary Islands were created by the volcanic activity experienced by the area with evidence of this found across all of the seven islands. The most breathtaking sites to really understand the power of the earth are the Timanfaya National Park in Lanzarote and Mount Teide in Tenerife.
Tourism is a huge part of the Canary Islands but it isn’t all island life is about. A visit to cities in the region like Las Palmas, the capital of Gran Canaria, will provide a unique Canarian experience and is also a great place to visit traditional restaurants and of course to indulge in a little shopping.
The Canary Islands are all uniquely vibrant places. Visiting in March as its right in the middle of Carnival season is the best way to throw yourself into the culture.
Water sports are a big part of Canary Islands holidays with the likes of diving, windsurfing, kite surfing, and sailing abundant across all of the islands.
Family fun is an essential part of holidays to the Canary Islands with numerous water parks, theme parks and animal parks to keep everyone entertained.
Each of the Canary Islands has its own distinct feel meaning that whichever you choose for your holiday there will be vast areas for exploration. This can be done by foot, 4×4, motorbike or mountain bike providing an exhilarating element to your holiday.