Gran Canaria has some amazing beaches and is a great place to go out; the nightlife is superb.
Fuerteventura has the best beaches of all the islands and is just a stone’s throw away from the Sahara desert.
La Palma is often referred to as “La Isla Bonita” because of its breathtaking beauty.
It is eighth most populous of Spain\'s autonomous communities.
The islands are truly Spanish and of volcanic origin.
They were formed by the ‘Canary hotspot’ and offer more than 500 beaches.
The term \'Islas Canarias\' has been derived from the Latin term Insula Canaria, meaning ‘Island of the Dogs.
The Canary Islands are a Spanish archipelago which, in turn, forms one of the Spanish Autonomous Communities and an Outermost Region of the European Union.
The currency of Canary Islands is Euro.
The Canary Islands has a warm, sunny climate with an average temperature of 18-30° throughout the year.
Four of Spain\'s thirteen national parks are located in the Canary Islands.
There are 13 golf courses on the islands, over 140 nature reserves and literally hundreds of volcanoes.
Lanzarote offers a volcanic landscape and the Timanfaya National Park which allows you to get close to the heat within the Earth.
January and February are the best months to visit.
Buses are the most common method of public transportation around the islands (buses in the Canaries are known as ‘Guaguas’).
There are currently no rail services on the islands. There are light trains in development, but as yet, services have not been opened.
Regular ferry services connect the Canary Islands to each other. Ferries also operarte to and from Cadiz in the Spanish Peninsula.
All of the Canary islands have airports. The majority of International Airlines (and flights from Spain) fly to Gran Canaria, Tenerife and Lanzarote.
Canary Islands boast of a rich cultural heritage and music.
The most important festival of Canary Islands is the carnival held in February.
Canary Islands house 15 incredible golf courses.
The overwhelming majority of native Canarians are Roman Catholic with various smaller foreign born populations of other Christian beliefs such as Protestants from northern Europe and Africans following Islam.