Canary Islands

  • 1 David Cameron and wife Samantha's sun-soaked Easter holiday on Spanish island Lanzarote
    David Cameron and his wife Samantha have chosen Spanish island Lanzarote for their family Easter holiday. The Prime Minister, 47, is spending the break in a low-key resort in Playa Blanca on the southern...

  • 2 A tour of Tenerife, in the footsteps of Perseus
    In 2011 alone, more than one hundred film crews chose the Canary Islands as their main shooting location. Every few square miles the landscape transforms itself, making it such a wonderul natural...

  • 3 Bahia del Duque: star appeal on Tenerife
    This beautiful hotel in shades of ochre and terracotta, surrounded by lush gardens, pools and waterfalls is a place of dreams, starting with the architecture typical of the Canary island, its palatial...

  • 4 The Canaries – a perfect place for Christmas
    Over four million Brits prefer to celebrate Christmas abroad. Some of them choose snowy ski resorts in the Alps and Pyrenees, but many are looking to add a little sunshine to the last week of the year....

  • 5 Five spectacular New Year plans
    Magical, musical New Year in Dublin Not satisfied with a single night of fun, the Irish capital is planning to ring in the New Year with the NYE Festival, a three-day extravaganza of music and entertainment....

  • 6 A question of golf
    That Spain is a favourite destination for golf lovers is well known. The country owes this reputation to two main factors: the climate and the world-class quality of the greens. And who would know the...

  • 7 Sun, sand and... lava, in Tenerife
    In Tenerife, a land of carnival, unique history and natural wonders, a diverse landscape surrounds the volcanic mass of Mount Teide. There are volcanic beaches and fine sand beaches, waters where you can...

  • 8 Dancing in the street in Tenerife
    The capital of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is justifiably proud of its annual carnival celebrations, which draw around a million revellers each year to this, the second largest of the Canary Islands. There...

  • 9 Dancing in the street in Tenerife
    The capital of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is justifiably proud of its annual carnival celebrations, which draw around a million revellers each year to this, the second largest of the Canary Islands. There...

  • 10 Heading to warmer climes
    Spring should be just around the corner, but we can expect the weather to be grey, bleak and rainy for a while yet. So why not turn the tables and head off to one of the sunny destinations we've selected?...

  • 11 The eternal spring of the Canary Islands
    Set in the cool blue waters of the Atlantic, the Canary Islands archipelago is unique: with its range of natural habitats and its subtropical diversity it offers an entire micro universe to enjoy –...



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