10 Best Canary Island Beaches, Spain

Canary island beaches

Canary islands are the Spanish archipelago located on the northwest coast of mainland Africa. It is 100 kilometers west of the border between Western Sahara and Morocco. There are lots of islands ranges from small and big. It is the major tourist destination with almost 12 million visitors a year. The climate in the islands is subtropical with long summers and warm winters. During the period of Spanish empire the canaries were the main stopover for Spanish galleons on their way to Americans because of large winds from the northeast. The archipelagos beaches, the climate and the natural attractions are the Canary Islands specialty. Lets have a look of some of the Canary Islands.

Sotavento FuerteventuraSotavento Fuerteventura

This beach is located on Fuerteventura, in spains canary islands. It is well known for huge tracts of pale golden sand tha are commonly deserted. Sotavento covered almost 17 miles of continues beach between Playa Barca and Morro Jable on the south. The beach is very popular with Scandinavians and Germans. The temperature is 70F all year round. You can enjoy the kiteboarding and windsurfing in the island. Every summer the world championships will held at the Playa Barca. Gold sand runs with blue water view looks beautiful and best island to spend time personally.

Valle Gran Rey, La GomeraValle Gran Rey, La Gomera

Valle Gran Rey is located on the southwest coast of La Gomera of Santa Cruz de Tenerif, Canary Islands of Spain. The valley areas and the coastline are made up of farmland. The mountain areas are forested. The banana and palm cultivation is the main industry. Most of the tourists are from Germany. Longest beaches with rich sand and floating waves attract the tourists. You can also experience the sea food with lot of varieties.

Papagayo, LanzarotePapagayo, Lanzarote

This is located on Lanzarote in sprains Canaru Islands. Papagayo is covered woth crescent of fine white sand in a nature reserve. It is the most beautiful beach on Lanzarote. Swim, sunbath and snorke are the special attractions. 19.5C is the annual water temperature. The most comfortable way to visit Papagayo is by boat.

El Bollullo, TenerifeEl Bollullo, Tenerife

El Bollullo is located in east of Puerto de la Cruz in northern Tenerife. It is the natural beach which is surrounded by the dramatic cliffs. It is considered as the most beautiful beaches in the Tenerife. You can also walk to the neighboring beaches of Los Patos or El Pozo. You can find a soft sand, waves and currents looks more attractive. You can see the black sand backed by volcanic rocks.

El Golfo, LanzaroteEl Golfo, Lanzarote

Do you want to see the green lake at El Golfa? Then visit the place and enjoy the nice nature view. El Golfa is a natural cove which formed from volcanic eruptions. You can see the black sand looks different. The unique natural feature of Lanzarote is best place to visit and photographers can easily capture in one shot. You cant touch the water at lagoon. It is roped off because this is one of the protected areas of Lanzarote.

Maspalomas, Gran CanariaMaspalomas, Gran Canaria

Maspalomas is the tourist town located on the southernmost tip of Gran canaria, Canary Islands. It is the seven miles of beach. The beach consists of solitary and isolated sections where nidism is popular. Sunbathing is the business and night life is one more variety. There are resorts around the beach where you can refresh yourself.

Corralejo, FuerteventuraCorralejo, Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura is one of the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa which is a part of Spain. It is the second largest of the Canary Islands after Tenerife. There is the beach call corralejo which is located in the center of the town. The sand in the beach is very light colored and fine. You can experience the view of island lanzarote and los lobos. The place is mark off wind and kite surfaces.

Los Cancajos, La PalmaLos Cancajos, La Palma

La palma is the north westerly of the canary islands of Spain. The beach consists of three small bays nestled with rocky coves of the coastline. Crystal clear waters protected by wavebreakers. There is a play ground for the children on the beach. You can also find lot of flora and fauna. Rays, barracudas, trumpet fish and turtles are the stunning arrays. This is the best holiday spot where you can enjoy with cool beach.

Famara, LanzaroteFamara, Lanzarote

It is one of the Canary island beaches situated in North West coast of the Lanzarote. Famara consists of white sandy beaches with huge cliffs. It is a 3km long stretch of sand and dunes. It is the perfect place for the Joggers, surfers, bathers, kite surfers and windsurfers. Famara beach provides enough space to enjoy the beach peacefully. Many film makers have used the beach as inspiration. Lot of resorts around offers a peaceful atmosphere.

El Cotillo FuerteventuraEl Cotillo Fuerteventura

El cotillo is located in the northwest corner of Fuerteventura. It is best tourist spot. The sea is said to be incredibly dangerous. So swimmers should be careful. El cotillo mainly attracts the surfers. The surge in el cotillo is very strong. Proficient suffers only should practice their sports. But the north of el cotillo there are beautiful lagoon beaches with fine sand and clean water. This beach is something special and unique on Fuerteventura.


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