The Canary Islands: a diverse holiday destination
The seven large and six minor islands that form the Canary Islands archipelago are part of Spain. The archipelago lies in the Atlantic Ocean about 100 kilometers off the coast of Western Africa. Historically, the islands are most well-known as being the launch point for Christopher Columbus expedition to the New World.
The volcanic origins of the Islands and in particular their enviable climate has endowed them with biological diversity and a great variety of landscapes and geological features. The Islands offer visitors a land of contrasts where cultures merge, with a wide, dynamic range of leisure, cultural and sports activities.
Because of their famous spring-like weather year-round and the excellent condition of the coastlines without bothersome insects, the Canary Islands constitute an undisputable destination for holidays.
The Islands have an impressive network of "first-world" inter-island and international transport infrastructure.
There are first-rate health facilities in the Islands.
The waters surrounding the Islands are the ideal place for all kinds of water sports especially surfing, SCUBA, kite and wind surfing, sport fishing and more.
More than 20 golf courses are characterized by their modern facilities, varied layouts and different levels of difficulty.
Organizations will find in the Islands a lot of centers, halls and many hotels specifically designed for holding conventions or meetings.
The seven islands have a total of more than 80 spa and wellness centers, located by the sea or in the mountains.
All of the islands provide first-rate rural accommodation alongside some of the most amazing hiking in the world.
Because of a tax system advantages, the islands are an excellent destination to shop for European fashion and other merchandise.
Nearly all major airports in Europe provide direct charter flights (average flight time less than 3 hours).
Now available: Direct flights from USA to the Canary Islands on Saturdays! (Airport MIA-TFN)
More information: www.canarias.es
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