Coronavirus in the Canary Islands: 180 New Cases & 6,562 Active Cases on 17 September
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Coronavirus in the Canary Islands: 180 New Cases & 6,562 Active Cases on 17 September

Published on September 17, 2020

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.

Best Time to Visit Tenerife - When to go for a sunny holiday
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Best Time to Visit Tenerife - When to go for a sunny holiday

Published on September 17, 2020

Tenerife is the largest and most popular of the Canary Islands and during the past years, tourism has grown, reaching 6 million tourists in 2016. With these numbers, it's clear that the island has become a popular tourist destination, especially for European visitors.

Puerto del Carmen Market in Lanzarote (Old Town Harbour Market)
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Puerto del Carmen Market in Lanzarote (Old Town Harbour Market)

Published on September 17, 2020

Puerto del Carmen is probably Lanzarote's busiest resort, situated very close to the airport and to the island's capital - Arrecife. If you're staying in Puerto del Carmen and you want to do some holiday shopping, don't miss the local market organized in Varadero square.

What to do in Betancuria, Fuerteventura's first capital
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What to do in Betancuria, Fuerteventura's first capital

Published on September 16, 2020

Did you know that Betancuria is the historic capital of the Canary Islands? The town of Santa María de Betancuria was founded at the start of the 15th century by the Norman conquerors, so the city owes its name to Jean de Bethencourt, who was the leader of the conquering army.

6 Secret Places in Gran Canaria - Discover the island's hidden gems
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6 Secret Places in Gran Canaria - Discover the island's hidden gems

Published on September 16, 2020

For most visitors, Gran Canaria is just a beach destination where they can enjoy great weather all year round. However, if you decide to go off the beaten track and explore a bit more of Gran Canaria, you'll discover some truly amazing secret places, with hardly any tourists.

Playa de Las Gaviotas - Nudist friendly beach in Tenerife North
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Playa de Las Gaviotas - Nudist friendly beach in Tenerife North

Published on September 16, 2020

Located in the north of Tenerife, very close to Playa de Las Teresitas, Las Gaviotas beach is charming and well worth a visit if you have a rental car and want to explore the island's northern coast. Getting to Playa Las Gaviotas from Santa Cruz de Tenerife is easy, and you can drive all the way to the beach, although there are not many parking spaces.

Covid-19 in Fuerteventura - 4 new cases & 142 active now on September 14
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Covid-19 in Fuerteventura - 4 new cases & 142 active now on September 14

Published on September 14, 2020

This is our dedicated page for updates on the Coronavirus situation in Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands in Spain. For those planning a visit to the island and wondering if it's safe to come or not, we will publish here the info regarding the total number of cases, current active cases, as well as any other details shared by the local authorities.

Covid-19 testing for cruise passengers in the Canary Islands this winter
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Covid-19 testing for cruise passengers in the Canary Islands this winter

Published on September 10, 2020

The Canary Islands Government has announced that there will be a winter season for cruise ships in the Canary Islands, although they will require cruise shipping companies to carry out PCR tests or serological tests on all travelers before arriving in the archipelago.

Puertito de Los Molinos, Fuerteventura - Visit the Sea Caves & Beach
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Puertito de Los Molinos, Fuerteventura - Visit the Sea Caves & Beach

Published on September 02, 2020

Somewhere on the west coast of Fuerteventura, down south from Cotillo and close to Tefia, lies the small village of Puertito de los Molinos, or El Puertito as some people call it.

Maspalomas Pride 2021 Dates - The 2020 edition was moved directly to next year
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Maspalomas Pride 2021 Dates - The 2020 edition was moved directly to next year

Published on September 02, 2020

The event first started in Gran Canaria in 2001 and since then it kept growing every year, with thousands of people coming to the island just to participate.

Largest Scandinavian tour operator plans to bring 179,000 tourists to the Canary Islands this winter
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Largest Scandinavian tour operator plans to bring 179,000 tourists to the Canary Islands this winter

Published on September 02, 2020

The Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce of the Government of the Canary Islands, Yaiza Castilla, held an online meeting with the CEO of the main Scandinavian tour operator Nordic Leisure Travel Group, Magnus Wikner, in order to agree on measures to boost sales of travel packages to the Canary Islands for the winter season and the establishment of safe corridors.

Visit Alcala, Tenerife: Things to do, Beach, Hotels & Events
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Visit Alcala, Tenerife: Things to do, Beach, Hotels & Events

Published on September 01, 2020

Alcala is one of the population centers in the municipality of Guia de Isora. Its original settlements are to be found next to a small coastal cove, on top of a flat terrace. It was initially a tiny dwelling area for 52 inhabitants, who lived in 11 single-story buildings (this was around the 1850s).

Nudism in Gran Canaria - 5 Best Naturist Beaches in Gran Canaria
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Nudism in Gran Canaria - 5 Best Naturist Beaches in Gran Canaria

Published on September 01, 2020

Did you know that Gran Canaria is a very popular destination for people who are looking for naturist beaches in Europe? Gran Canaria has a lot of beaches where nudism is allowed and also quite a few naturist resorts or hotels with dedicated areas and terraces for nudism?

Canary Islands Government met with TUI CEO to talk about the winter season
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Canary Islands Government met with TUI CEO to talk about the winter season

Published on August 31, 2020

President Ángel Víctor Torres and the Minister of Tourism, Yaiza Castilla, trust in being able to recover tourism, which is why it's necessary to reduce the incidence of the pandemic in the archipelago soon. This is expected to be achieved with the new measures approved and the responsibility of the population.

Gran Canaria and Lanzarote exceed the rate of 100 Covid-19 cases per 100,000 inhabitants
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Gran Canaria and Lanzarote exceed the rate of 100 Covid-19 cases per 100,000 inhabitants

Published on August 31, 2020

Gran Canaria and Lanzarote, with 143.32 and 103.7 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last week, respectively, are the two islands that currently exceed the indicator set by the Government of the Canary Islands for the cancellation of events with more than 10 people during the next two weeks.

Fuerteventura Weather in September - Still Summer Temperatures
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Fuerteventura Weather in September - Still Summer Temperatures

Published on August 28, 2020

After a heated summer season, you would think that the weather would start to cool down in Fuerteventura in September. But this is totally not the case.

Tenerife Weather in September - Is Tenerife still HOT?
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Tenerife Weather in September - Is Tenerife still HOT?

Published on August 28, 2020

In Tenerife, and in the Canary Islands in general, the month of September is still regarded as a summer month, although officially the autumn season has begun. But not in the Canaries! Over here, summer lasts a little bit longer...

Maspalomas & Playa del Ingles Weather in October
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Maspalomas & Playa del Ingles Weather in October

Published on August 28, 2020

Are you looking to escape the autumn weather back home and come over to Maspalomas or Playa del Ingles? October is still a warm month, plenty of good weather and it's not as busy as in summer, except for when kids get their half-term holiday and families come over for a quick sunny break.

Events restricted to 10 participants in the Canary Islands with more than 100 cases per 100,000 inhabitants
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Events restricted to 10 participants in the Canary Islands with more than 100 cases per 100,000 inhabitants

Published on August 28, 2020

Yesterday, August 27th, there has been a new extraordinary council in the Canary Islands in order to discuss new measures that could curb the spread of the virus in the archipelago. As a consequence, new restrictive measures have been announced for the islands that surpass now 100 active cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

Maspalomas Beach and Sand Dunes - A Must See in Gran Canaria
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Maspalomas Beach and Sand Dunes - A Must See in Gran Canaria

Published on August 27, 2020

The Maspalomas Beach and Sand Dunes are situated in the south of Gran Canaria and constitute a protected Nature Reserve space since 1987. The area of Maspalomas is one of the most popular tourist centers on the island and the sand dunes play a big role in the popularity of the resorts developed around them.

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