Canary Islands

These diverse islands are nearer Africa than Spain, and their equatorial climate means they exist in a world of eternal spring – perfect if you want to escape either the winter chills or a heatwave. Dramatic volcanic landscapes, mountains, dunes and beaches will thrill nature lovers, the sailing and surfing potential draws adventure seekers and urban travellers should keep an eye out for the Tenerife carnival.

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Marissa Tejada is invited to the island of Fuerteventura by Hotel Elba Palace Golf to test out their new Gourmet & Volcanic Breaks, discovering strong breezes – and cheeses – as she goes. With its volcanic, rugged terrain surrounded by breathtaking beaches, a Spanish island located just off the coast…

Famous for its sun, sea and sand dunes, The Canary Island’s Gran Canaria boasts another renowned attraction in the form of a (rather brightly coloured) submarine. Sasha Arms goes rolling in the deep… I’ll admit it: my imagination went slightly into overdrive when I was invited to travel to the…