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Wondering what is the situation in the Canary Island in regards to the Coronavirus pandemic? Did you have a holiday planned in the Canary Islands which is now affected by the current situation with the Coronavirus spread? We will try to update this page with info about all the islands, as soon as there's something to report.
The Government of the Canary Islands is negotiating with the Ministry of Health the possibility that the archipelago has a different schedule of unconfinement, due to its lower rate of cases and due to its own geographical condition as islands, but also due to the health problems of its population.
The leaders of the Spanish Confederation of Hotels and Tourist Accommodations (CEHAT) have held a videoconference meeting with Don Felipe (the kings of Spain) and Doña Letizia. During the discussion, both the president, Jorge Marichal, and the general secretary, Ramón Estalella, have warned of the "negative impact" that the Covid-19 crisis is having on the hotel sector.
The Ministry of Tourism estimates that the return to normality will not start before October and that 10% of hotels may open in July for the domestic market.
Potaje de berros is a very popular soup recipe from the Canary Islands, which is actually a watercress soup, served as the first course with many lunch menus across the Canaries.
According to the current State of Alarm, the restrictions imposed in Spain by the coronavirus emergency should be lifted after April 11, but, nevertheless, the figures of those affected continue to rise every day, so the Executive is thinking of prolonging the confinement of population for another 15 days.
Steven Heapy, the CEO of the British tour operator Jet2 Holidays, has addressed the Fuerteventura Council to communicate that the company's operations would not begin before June 17, 2020.
While the world is fighting through the Coronavirus pandemic, most countries have entered in lockdown and popular tourist destinations have shut down temporarily.
Gran Canaria Tourism Board has announced that the bus ride to the airport for tourists in Gran Canaria during Spain's State of Alarm will be free. This measure has been adopted in order to help tourists ...
The dates and the theme for the 2020 carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife are already announced and you can plan your trip to the island if you want to take part in the largest event of this kind happening in the Canary Islands.
If you're in the area of Maspalomas around the middle of March, you must join in on the 2020 International Carnival of Maspalomas.
Like most other towns in Tenerife, Buenavista del Norte celebrates its own carnival.
Los Cristianos is the host of one of the largest carnivals in Tenerife South and in 2018 over 35.000 people have participated in the main parade (El Coso Apoteosico del Carnaval de Los Cristianos).
Gran Canaria has announced the dates and more details regarding the carnival in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, including the theme and the official poster for this year's edition of the event. A dreamy and magical atmosphere awaits you at the 2020 edition of the carnival in Las Palmas.
Located in the northern part of Tenerife, Los Realejos celebrates each year its own carnival, like many other towns on the island. In 2020, the carnival theme in Los Realejos is inspired by cruises and it's titled "Holidays at sea" (Vacaciones en el mar).
The council of Tias usually organizes a celebration for St. Patrick's Day in Puerto del Carmen every year and it's a great event that draws a lot of crowds. The resort has celebrated this day every year and everything is organized with the help of the Irish community in Lanzarote.
Most people visiting Tenerife have heard about Icod de los Vinos for one reason: the famous Drago Milenario tree, the symbol of the town.
Los Gigantes usually celebrates its carnival later than other municipalities in Tenerife. One can usually calculate the dates for the carnival in Los Gigantes by looking at the schedule for the main carnival in Santa Cruz.
Timanfaya National Park is one of Lanzarote's top attractions, with more than 1 million visitors annually, which makes the second most visited National Park in the Canary Islands, after Teide National Park.
Puerto del Carmen is the most popular resort in Lanzarote and it has an ideal location, in the center of the island, very close to the airport. The town is divided in two: the old town and harbor and the new town. This makes Puerto del Carmen a place with lots of opportunities for activities during the day, lots of restaurants and also plenty of bars and club open all night long.