Yachts Destinations, All places in Canary Islands
The Canary Islands is a very popular tourist destination ever since Columbus arrived here before setting sail to discover the New World. Since then the sailing industry become more popular and there is the ever increasing number of yachts either based in the islands or just visiting marinas. This archipelago is an autonomous region of Spain. It is divided into two provinces of Gran Canaria with the islands Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura; and Tenerife consisting of the islands of Tenerife, La Gomera, La Palma and El Hierro. The Canary Islands have lovely, sheltered marinas and boast excellent beaches.
Yacht Destination Guide travel vacation places in Canary Islands, Alegranza, Corralejo, El Hierro
Yacht Destination Guide travel vacation places in Canary Islands, Fuerteventura, Graciosa, Gran Canaria
Yacht Destination Guide travel vacation places in Canary Islands, Lanzarote, La Gomera, La Palma
Yacht Destination Guide travel vacation places in Canary Islands, Loro Parque, Maspalomas, Playa Blanca
Yacht Destination Guide travel vacation places in Canary Islands, Playa Santiago, Puerto Rico, Tenerife
Alegranza is an island in the Atlantic Ocean, located off the coast of Africa and is in the province of Las Palmas in the Canary Islands, Spain. It is the northernmost point in the Canary Islands, and part of the Chinijo Archipelago. The island is part of the municipality of Teguise on Lanzarote.
La Palma is the most north-westerly of the Canary Islands, Spain. La Palma has an area of 706 km2 making it the fifth largest of the seven main Canary Islands. The total population is about 86,000, of which 18,000 (2003 data) live in the capital, Santa Cruz de la Palma and about 20,000 (2004 data) in Los Llanos de Aridane.
Loro Parque (Spanish for "parrot park") is a 13.5-hectare (33-acre) zoo located on the outskirts of Puerto de la Cruz on Tenerife, Spain where it houses an extensive and diverse reserve of animal and plant species. The park was initially conceived as a paradise for parrots and has developed over the years into one of the biggest attractions of the Canary Islands, with over 40 million visitors so far.
Playa Blanca, meaning "White Beach" is the southernmost town of the Spanish island of Lanzarote. It is the newest resort on the island. It is part of the municipality of Yaiza. Approximately a forty minute drive (45 km) from the airport, it has a state school, a private school, a notary, the bustling Rubicon Marina, church, harbour with ferries to Fuerteventura and an industrial area on the entrance to the town. A public library was opened in April 2012.
Playa Santiago (also known as Playa de Santiago) is a small town on the south coast of the island of La Gomera in the Canary Islands. It is split between two municipalities, Alajeró and San Sebastian. The part within the municipality of Alajero is the largest settlement in that municipality, with about half the population (989/1954 in 2005).
Tenerife is the largest and most populous island of the seven Canary Islands; it is also the most populated island of Spain, with a land area of 2,034.38 square kilometres (785 sq mi) and 898,680 inhabitants, 43 percent of the total population of the Canary Islands. Tenerife is also the largest and most populous island of Macaronesia.