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Traveling in Spain is a safe bet

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    If you take a few days off in December, we recommend a getaway to Spain—you won’t find a better destination. December 6th and 8th are holidays in Spain and we have a few interesting proposals for these dates Madrid is the perfect destination thanks to its rich culture, the excellent food offer and the lively atmosphere during day and night. The capital of Spain is perfect for art lovers, with dazzling museums that are within walking distance from each other: the Prado, the Reina Sofía and the Thyssen-Bornemisza. The historical center, with its charming buildings and monuments, should…

The best climate in the world

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  The Canary Islands, also known as the islands of eternal spring, have the best climate in the world. The temperatures are stable year round, the days are sunny and the sky is blue. The inhabitants of the Canary Islands are open and cheerful, unsurprisingly, because a climate with an average temperature of 22º C (72 º F), not cold in winter and not too hot in summer, helps out an awful lot. Science has shown that the climate directly influences our emotional state. Feeling the sun rays on your skin, breathing fresh air, walking barefooted on the sand and…

Ocean giants thrive around the Fortunate Islands

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  On your next trip to the Canary Islands there’s one thing you should make it a point to do, something pleasing for very member of the family: taking a boat to go whale watching, on the lookout for dolphins and whales. Cetaceans thrive in the waters around the Canary Islands and it’s rare to go out sailing and not see any! Off the southwest coast of Tenerife there are huge colonies of whales and dolphins that live there year round. They are fairly near the coast and by taking a boat in little more than half an hour you…

Surfers’ paradise in Fuerteventura

The most famous beach on Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands, is surely Playa Blanca. This is an ideal beach for enjoying the sun and the fine sand with your family or partner, but Playa Blanca is particularly perfect for surfing, no matter what way you look at it. The weather conditions, with plenty of wind, make it the ideal place for water sports such as windsurfing. It spans nearly 900 meters, the sand is golden and it is easy to access, therefore there are plenty of people there. It is so easy to arrive, even by bus, meaning you…

It’s no wonder they’re known as the ‘Fortunate Islands’

The Fortunate Islands live in a state of perpetual spring, with pleasant summers where winter never arrives. These islands surely have the best climate in the world thanks to the stable temperatures all year round, with sunny days and clear blue skies. The secret of their wonderful climate lies in the cool trade winds, the warmth of the Azores High in winter and the Gulf Stream ocean currents washing their shores. The Canary Islands, besides their privileged weather, also boast geographical features of their own, including spectacular mountains, dormant volcanoes, lunar lava formations, pine forests where the green needles contrast…

Which is the best island in Spain and the sixth best island in the world?

According to the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards, Mallorca has been recognized as the sixth best island in the world, the second best in Europe and the first in Spain. Places such as the Cuevas del Drach, Sóller, Sa Calobra and the capital, Palma, have all pitched in to get the island of Mallorca so high up on this demanding list. The awards also list Ibiza, Menorca and Formentera among the ten best Islands in Spain. Ibiza, recognized as the sixth best island in Spain, features over 160 kilometers of coast and around 50 beaches, aside from the fact that the…

Towards the sun

Here is a beautiful video of the island of Gran Canaria. 3 minutes and 25 seconds spanning a whole day, from dawn to night-time. Enjoy!  TOWARDS THE SUN     “Discover the Costa del Sol, the light of Costa Adeje, the wonderful beaches of Yaiza, the glamour of Marbella, the calm of Alcúdia and the charm of Porto Petro, let the beauty of Jandía overwhelm you and visit the most beautiful coves of Mallorca, always resting well and enjoying 5-star attention. Choose fine hotels in Spain, choose IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts.”

The first golf destination in Europe

  Many studies show that Spain has led the European golf tourism industry for many years and illustrate why thousands of golfers continue to prefer the various regions of Spain. The key factors setting Spain ahead include the high standard and variety of its golf courses, the quality of the accommodation and nice weather all year round. Golf tourism continues growing and at the same time golf lovers take advantage and visit other provinces or towns and even buy homes in places specifically dedicated to creating new golf courses, for instance Marbella, Cadiz, the Canary Islands, etc. Andalusia is sprinkled…

It is best to weather the winter in the Canary Islands!

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The Canary Islands stand out in Europe as an area on the map with mild, sunny temperatures throughout most of the year. They are made up by islands featuring incredible beaches and spectacular landscapes that are not found anywhere else in the world. The trade winds from the ocean have made this archipelago one of the places with the best weather in Europe, thanks to the humid and cool winds of the Azores Anticyclone. This is the cause of the miracle climate that brings spring weather to these southern European islands. The sea water temperature is likewise warm. It ranges…

A casino guide to the Canary Islands

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Going to the Canary Islands but you´ve got Vegas on your mind? Well you´ve definitely made the right destination choice, as this is where you can be a beach bum in the morning and transform into a fierce gambler at night. The Canary Islands has a multitude of great gambling destinations  you can enjoy, all with the highest level of professionalism and services. So if you´ve got the gut instinct these islands are good omen, then better try your luck with this guide across the three major islands of Tenerife, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura. Have a look for yourself: Casinos de…