Spain, including the Canary Islands, classed as high-risk area for Covid-19 by Germany
Canary IslandsNews from Canary Islands

Spain, including the Canary Islands, classed as high-risk area for Covid-19 by Germany

Published on July 24, 2021

The German Robert Koch Institute (KRI) reclassified this Friday Spain, including the Canary Islands, as an area of ​​high risk for Covid-19 infections and the change in travel recommendations for Spain will take effect from Tuesday, July 27, at 00:00.

The new rules for Tenerife - Level 4 restrictions in the Canary Islands
Canary IslandsNews from Canary Islands

The new rules for Tenerife - Level 4 restrictions in the Canary Islands

Published on July 24, 2021

The Governing Council held in Santa Cruz de Tenerife has agreed, for the islands that pass to level 4 (as an additional and reinforcing measure to stop the upward and worrying evolution of the SARS-CoV pandemic- 2 among the Canarian population) establish access control by means of a health certificate to interior areas of the hotel and restaurant establishments and to other places such as sports and cultural spaces.

Coronavirus in the Canary Islands - Daily report - 23 July 2021
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Coronavirus in the Canary Islands - Daily report - 23 July 2021

Published on July 24, 2021

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.

Gran Canaria Wine Route becomes the first certified route of its kind in the Canary Islands
Gran CanariaNews from Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria Wine Route becomes the first certified route of its kind in the Canary Islands

Published on July 23, 2021

Gran Canaria Wine Route (Ruta del Vino de Gran Canaria) has become the first certified Wine Route in the Canary Islands, which means that the island of Gran Canaria Wine Route will become a favourite for wine tourism in the archipelago.

Tenerife moves up to Level 4, Gran Canaria to Level 3 & Lanzarote to Level 2
Canary IslandsNews from Canary Islands

Tenerife moves up to Level 4, Gran Canaria to Level 3 & Lanzarote to Level 2

Published on July 22, 2021

This week has brought more changes in alert levels in the Canary Islands compared to previous weeks, as several islands have been moved up on the scale of local restrictions (the local traffic light system that the archipelago uses to indicate the level of local restrictions).

Lidl opens its new store in Corralejo, Fuerteventura
FuerteventuraNews from Fuerteventura

Lidl opens its new store in Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Published on July 21, 2021

On Thursday, July 22, Lidl will open its third store in Fuerteventura, located in Corralejo, municipality of La Oliva, on Calle El Guirre.

Fuerteventura moves up to Alert Level 3 and La Palma to Level 2
Canary IslandsNews from Canary Islands

Fuerteventura moves up to Alert Level 3 and La Palma to Level 2

Published on July 15, 2021

The Governing Council has decided to move the island of Fuerteventura up to Alert level 3 and La Palma up to Alert level 2, due to the rise registered in the number of new cases recorded.

Jellyfish in the Canary Islands
Canary IslandsTravel advice for Canary Islands

Jellyfish in the Canary Islands

Published on July 15, 2021

Did you know that there are over several thousand species of jellyfish known in the world right now? However, you can rest assured when planning a holiday to the Canary Islands, because there aren't that many species of jellyfish found in the waters around the archipelago.

Are there mosquitoes in the Canary Islands?
Canary IslandsTravel advice for Canary Islands

Are there mosquitoes in the Canary Islands?

Published on July 14, 2021

Many visitors to the Canary Islands, especially those heading over to the archipelago for the first time, have this dilemma of whether they'll have to face a lot of mosquitoes in the Canary Islands or not.

Shopping in Tenerife: Best shopping malls + markets
TenerifeShopping in Tenerife

Shopping in Tenerife: Best shopping malls + markets

Published on July 13, 2021

Tenerife is the perfect holiday destination if you're looking for beach weather all year round, but if you're looking for a break from the sun then a shopping trip might be what you need.

Fuerteventura Weather in August - What temperatures to expect?
FuerteventuraWeather in Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura Weather in August - What temperatures to expect?

Published on July 13, 2021

We will say it right from the start: August is the hottest month of the year in Fuerteventura. But this probably comes as no surprise, as August is usually the hottest month of the year in most places in the Northern hemisphere.

Tenerife Weather in August - It's the hottest month of the year
TenerifeWeather in Tenerife

Tenerife Weather in August - It's the hottest month of the year

Published on July 13, 2021

August comes with full-on summer temperatures, very low chances of rain and long sunshine hours all over the island. Tenerife embraces the summer weather in August and attracts the crowds that are looking for a hot place in the sun, where they can sunbathe and swim all day long without having to worry about rain.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival 2022 - Dates & Main Events
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival 2022 - Dates & Main Events

Published on July 13, 2021

The 2022 carnival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria began to take its first steps towards the next edition, with the choice of its theme. "La Tierra" (The Earth) prevailed over the other two options at stake: "Las Vegas" and "Disco Pop", by achieving the majority support of the juries.

Gran Canaria moves up to Alert Level 2
Canary IslandsNews from Canary Islands

Gran Canaria moves up to Alert Level 2

Published on July 09, 2021

The Governing Council has decided to move the island of Gran Canaria up to level 2 starting this Saturday, July 10th, due to an increase in the number of new cases recorded in the last few days.

Adeje awarded 4 Blue Flags for its beaches in 2021
TenerifeCosta AdejeNews from Costa AdejeBeach guide for Costa Adeje

Adeje awarded 4 Blue Flags for its beaches in 2021

Published on July 05, 2021

The municipality of Adeje, located in the south of Tenerife, prides itself in 2021 with four top-class beaches, awaiting tourists with top facilities.

Rule change for British visitors: Spain will require either a negative test result or proof of vaccination
Canary IslandsNews from Canary Islands

Rule change for British visitors: Spain will require either a negative test result or proof of vaccination

Published on June 29, 2021

President Sánchez, the Prime Minister of Spain, has announced that visitors coming to Spain from the UK will either need to show proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or a negative test result. This means that the UK will be removed from the list of countries that are currently exempt from needing to meet any type of requirements in order to enter Spain.

Tenerife goes back to Alert Level 3
Canary IslandsNews from Canary Islands

Tenerife goes back to Alert Level 3

Published on June 24, 2021

The Governing Council, held in Santa Cruz de Tenerife on Wednesday, June 23, has agreed to move the island of Tenerife up to level 3 starting at 00.00 this Saturday, June 26, due to an increase in the number of new cases recorded in the last six days.

Vaccine certificates or proof of recovery from Covid-19 will also be accepted for check-in at hotels in the Canary Islands
Canary IslandsNews from Canary Islands

Vaccine certificates or proof of recovery from Covid-19 will also be accepted for check-in at hotels in the Canary Islands

Published on June 24, 2021

According to BOC No. 112, published on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, it is no longer mandatory to have an antigen test in order to check in to a hotel or any other touristic accommodation in the Canary Islands, if you can prove that you've recovered from the disease or you've had your vaccination.

Over a million residents in the Canary Islands have received at least one dose of vaccine against Covid-19
Canary IslandsNews from Canary Islands

Over a million residents in the Canary Islands have received at least one dose of vaccine against Covid-19

Published on June 22, 2021

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has administered 1,552,046 doses of the vaccine against COVID-19, out of the 1,599,810 received, which represents 97.01% of those received in the archipelago.

Masks will no longer be mandatory outdoors in Spain from June 26
Canary IslandsNews from Canary Islands

Masks will no longer be mandatory outdoors in Spain from June 26

Published on June 18, 2021

The Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, has just announced today that masks will no longer be mandatory in outdoor spaces as of Saturday, June 26.

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