United resumes direct flights between New York and Tenerife
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United resumes direct flights between New York and Tenerife

Published on May 17, 2024

United Airlines will connect New York with Tenerife for the third consecutive year with a direct flight, now extending into the winter season.

Canary Islands start the weekend with rain and cloudy skies
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Canary Islands start the weekend with rain and cloudy skies

Published on May 17, 2024

Today's weather forecast for the Canary Islands indicates generally cloudy skies, except for high peaks and the southern coasts in the morning, where skies will be partly cloudy.

Cooler temps and rain ahead for Canary Islands this weekend
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Cooler temps and rain ahead for Canary Islands this weekend

Published on May 16, 2024

This week, the Canary Islands are experiencing a drop in temperatures and an increase in precipitation due to a strong anticyclone and an Atlantic storm. The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) notes that the cooling trend will persist through the weekend, driven by cloud cover from the anticyclone.

Spain announces it dismantled the Sinaloa cartel operations, including the one in Tenerife
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Spain announces it dismantled the Sinaloa cartel operations, including the one in Tenerife

Published on May 16, 2024

The Spanish National Police announced a significant operation targeting organized crime and drug trafficking networks, significantly impacting the Sinaloa cartel's operations in Europe.

Cabildo offers an official statement regarding the bus crash in Gran Canaria
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Cabildo offers an official statement regarding the bus crash in Gran Canaria

Published on May 16, 2024

The Cabildo of Gran Canaria, through its president, Antonio Morales, and the Councilor for Presidency and Sustainable Mobility, Teodoro Sosa, has shown solidarity with the victims of the Global bus accident in the San Telmo bus terminal. At the same time, they express their special support for the two seriously injured individuals and their families, while staying updated on their condition.

Gran Canaria bus crash: several people injured after bus brakes fail
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Gran Canaria bus crash: several people injured after bus brakes fail

Published on May 15, 2024

Several people were injured at the San Telmo station in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria when a Global bus crashed while departing for Arucas, according to emergency services on the scene.

Injured hiker rescued by helicopter in Adeje, Tenerife
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Injured hiker rescued by helicopter in Adeje, Tenerife

Published on May 15, 2024

On the afternoon of Tuesday, May 14th, a helicopter from the Emergency and Rescue Group (GES) of the Canary Islands Government performed a daring rescue of an injured hiker in the Barranco del Infierno, located in the municipality of Adeje.

Tenerife to Invest €1 million in Public Toilets at Teide National Park
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Tenerife to Invest €1 million in Public Toilets at Teide National Park

Published on May 14, 2024

Cabildo of Tenerife will invest approximately one million euros in the construction of a building for public toilet services at the end of the parking lot in the La Ruleta-Roques de García area, seeking the adaptation and blending of the building into the environment and adapting to the natural topography of the land.

Salinas del Carmen beach in Fuerteventura proposed to become a smoke-free beach
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Salinas del Carmen beach in Fuerteventura proposed to become a smoke-free beach

Published on May 13, 2024

The mayor of Antigua, Matías Peña García and the Councilor for Beaches, Lucila Guillermina Ruíz, have met with the representative of the Spanish Association Against Cancer in Fuerteventura, to talk about promoting more spaces that are free of the harmful effects of tobacco.

Elba Hotels set to invest €100 million in a 4-star hotel in Corralejo, Fuerteventura
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Elba Hotels set to invest €100 million in a 4-star hotel in Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Published on May 13, 2024

Elba Hotels, a prominent chain in the hospitality industry, has started the construction of a new 4-star hotel in Corralejo, Fuerteventura.

Gran Canaria will limit the number of visitors to Roque Nublo
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Gran Canaria will limit the number of visitors to Roque Nublo

Published on May 12, 2024

Gran Canaria Cabildo announced that they will be taking measures to manage the impact of excessive tourism on Roque Nublo.

Lanzarote tourist centers increased revenue by 38% despite welcoming less visitors
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Lanzarote tourist centers increased revenue by 38% despite welcoming less visitors

Published on May 10, 2024

The counselor of the Art, Culture and Tourism Centers, Ángel Vázquez, offered details in a conference to assess the impact of the ticket price increase that went into force on January 1, 2024.

Three loggerhead turtles released at Cofete beach in Fuerteventura
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Three loggerhead turtles released at Cofete beach in Fuerteventura

Published on May 09, 2024

The Cabildo of Fuerteventura, through the Environment service directed by Carlos Rodríguez, has released on May 9, on Cofete beach, Simon, Willy, and Anis, three specimens of loggerhead turtle ( Caretta caretta ) equipped with a satellite tracking device with the aim of studying their movement over the next few months.

Little girl rescued after nearly drowning in a pool in Tenerife
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Little girl rescued after nearly drowning in a pool in Tenerife

Published on May 09, 2024

On Thursday, a minor was rescued from the pool of a tourist complex in Arona (Tenerife) showing signs of moderate drowning, as reported by the Emergency and Security Coordinating Center (Cecoes) 1-1-2 of the Government of the Canary Islands.

Spain continues as world leader in Blue Flag beaches after 30 years
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Spain continues as world leader in Blue Flag beaches after 30 years

Published on May 09, 2024

In 2024, Spain proudly secures eleven additional blue flag beaches, solidifying its position as a global leader for three decades in the program that was in 1987.

Man's body found floating on a beach in Gran Canaria
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Man's body found floating on a beach in Gran Canaria

Published on May 08, 2024

On Wednesday, May 8, a man's body was discovered on the shore of Playa Juncal , situated in the municipality of Gáldar, Gran Canaria.

City Council demands scooter rental companies remove their vehicles from Playa Blanca
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City Council demands scooter rental companies remove their vehicles from Playa Blanca

Published on May 07, 2024

Last Thursday, the Yaiza City Council sent a request to companies dedicated to renting electric scooters in Playa Blanca so that they voluntarily, and within ten days, proceed to remove the personal mobility vehicles (VMP) they have operational in the southern tourist town for lacking the necessary authorization to carry out said activity.

Man in serious condition after falling from second floor in Tenerife
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Man in serious condition after falling from second floor in Tenerife

Published on May 07, 2024

On Monday, a 30-year-old man sustained moderate head injuries, as well as rib and lower extremity trauma, after falling from a three-meter height in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Tragic drowning claims life of 30-year-old man in Gran Canaria
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Tragic drowning claims life of 30-year-old man in Gran Canaria

Published on May 06, 2024

A tragic event took place this Monday on Playa del Pirata in Gran Canaria's municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana, claiming the life of a 30-year-old man who drowned in the ocean.

Canary Islands want to start a debate on limiting the purchase of homes by foreigners
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Canary Islands want to start a debate on limiting the purchase of homes by foreigners

Published on May 02, 2024

The Government of the Canary Islands has launched a strategy to open the debate regarding demographic saturation in tourist areas.

Arona Jazz Festival in Los Cristianos - May 2024 Edition
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Arona Jazz Festival in Los Cristianos - May 2024 Edition

Published on May 01, 2024

The Municipal Board of Culture of the Arona City Council will celebrate the Arona Jazz Festival on May 3 and 4 in the Plaza de la Pescadora in Los Cristianos, an event that will have as guests different artists who will be in charge of animating the nights through jazz concerts and subgenres of this.

Woman's body found floating in the sea in Tenerife
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Woman's body found floating in the sea in Tenerife

Published on April 29, 2024

The investigation into the tragic death of a woman found floating off the shores of Arico, south of Tenerife, is currently ongoing, as confirmed by the Civil Guard.

Caleta de Fuste hosts the Fotosub 2024 Underwater Photography Island Championship
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Caleta de Fuste hosts the Fotosub 2024 Underwater Photography Island Championship

Published on April 27, 2024

The Antigua City Council collaborates with the Cabildo of Fuerteventura, in the FotoSub 2024 Island Underwater Photography Championship organized by the Federations, schools and diving clubs of the island and the Municipality.

La Oliva implements an intelligent video surveillance system to improve citizen security and mobility

La Oliva implements an intelligent video surveillance system to improve citizen security and mobility

Published on April 24, 2024

In a move aimed at enhancing both citizen security and mobility, the City Council of La Oliva has rolled out an innovative video surveillance initiative.

Man in critical condition after falling in a pool in Lanzarote
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Man in critical condition after falling in a pool in Lanzarote

Published on April 24, 2024

A man is in critical condition after falling in the pool of a tourist complex in Tias, Lanzarote.

Tenerife authorities contemplate charging a fee for visiting Protected Natural Areas
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Tenerife authorities contemplate charging a fee for visiting Protected Natural Areas

Published on April 23, 2024

The Tenerife Island Council is contemplating the implementation of a fee aimed at enhancing and conserving its protected natural spaces. In an upcoming session on Friday, the 26th, the Council will delve into the legal and economic aspects surrounding this proposal, emphasizing its earmarked revenue.

Young woman dies in jet ski accident in Gran Canaria
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Young woman dies in jet ski accident in Gran Canaria

Published on April 21, 2024

A tragedy took place on Saturday, April 20th in Anfi del Mar (Mogán municipality, Gran Canaria), as a 28-year-old woman lost her life in a jet ski crash after hitting the breakwater, according to reports from Cecoes 1-1-2.

Does the six drinks rule apply to Tenerife or the Canary Islands in general?
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Does the six drinks rule apply to Tenerife or the Canary Islands in general?

Published on April 18, 2024

There have been a lot of reports lately regarding the "six drinks rule" for all-inclusive hotels in Spain, so, obviously, many visitors have been asking if this six drinks rule also applies to Tenerife, Gran Canaria and the Canary Islands in general.

Do you need a minimum of 113 Euros per day to travel to Spain? What is the legal requirement?
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Do you need a minimum of 113 Euros per day to travel to Spain? What is the legal requirement?

Published on April 17, 2024

We got a lot of comments and questions recently regarding the requirement to prove you have a minimum of 113 Euros per day to be allowed into Spain, a fact that has stirred up a lot of confusion and debate, so we'll try to explain the context, as this is not something new.

Lanzarote in figures 2023: 3.1 million tourists and almost 3,000 new residents
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Lanzarote in figures 2023: 3.1 million tourists and almost 3,000 new residents

Published on April 16, 2024

The Data Center of the Cabildo of Lanzarote, directed by Minister Ascensión Toledo, has just published the report “Lanzarote in figures 2023”, a bilingual publication, aimed at the general public, which collects a global vision with statistical information about the island in aspects such as population, society, tourism, employment, economy or the environment.

Canary Islands airports registered close to 5 million passengers in March
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Canary Islands airports registered close to 5 million passengers in March

Published on April 14, 2024

During March, airports in the Canary Islands welcomed a total of 4,952,941 passengers, marking a 14.4% increase compared to March 2023, as reported by Aena.

Two tourists injured after falling from a balcony in Tenerife
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Two tourists injured after falling from a balcony in Tenerife

Published on April 11, 2024

On Wednesday, two German tourists suffered injuries, with one of them in serious condition, following a balcony fall in Puerto de la Cruz, as reported by the Emergency and Security Coordinating Center ...

Canary Islands Michelin Star restaurants 2024 ~ Gran Canaria and Tenerife
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Canary Islands Michelin Star restaurants 2024 ~ Gran Canaria and Tenerife

Published on April 11, 2024

If you're looking for some of the best restaurants in the Canary Islands for a fine-dining experience, take a look at the list of restaurants with Michelin Stars in 2024.

Hike the famous Masca Canyon in Tenerife, Canary Islands
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Hike the famous Masca Canyon in Tenerife, Canary Islands

Published on April 11, 2024

After years of being closed, while works have been underway to prepare for the reopening of the trail, the Masca Canyon reopened on March 27th, 2021.

Tourist dies in Tenerife after falling into the ocean while taking photos
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Tourist dies in Tenerife after falling into the ocean while taking photos

Published on April 11, 2024

A 53-year-old man of Czech nationality died on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 10, after falling into the sea in the area of ​​the natural pools in the Tenerife municipality of Puerto de la Cruz.

Forest fire alerts activated in the Canary Islands due to high temperatures
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Forest fire alerts activated in the Canary Islands due to high temperatures

Published on April 09, 2024

The forest fire alert starts from Tuesday, April 9, at 3:00 p.m. in Gran Canaria and from Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. in the western province.

Canary Islands expect an episode of unusually high temperatures, over 34 °C
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Canary Islands expect an episode of unusually high temperatures, over 34 °C

Published on April 08, 2024

On Monday, the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) issued an advisory regarding an upcoming period of unusually high temperatures for this time of year in the Canary Islands.

Weather alerts activated in all Canary Islands due to strong wind and coastal phenomena
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Weather alerts activated in all Canary Islands due to strong wind and coastal phenomena

Published on April 08, 2024

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has issued yellow and orange alerts in the Canary Islands for the next three days due to the forecast of very strong wind gusts and coastal phenomena throughout the Archipelago.

Lajares Artisan Market - Shop for handmade souvenirs from Fuerteventura
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Lajares Artisan Market - Shop for handmade souvenirs from Fuerteventura

Published on April 08, 2024

The Lajares Artisan Market takes place once a week in the small town of Lajares, in the north of the island of Fuerteventura, in La Oliva municipality.

New 700 beds hotel authorized to be built in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote
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New 700 beds hotel authorized to be built in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

Published on April 06, 2024

Cabildo de Lanzarote has granted approval for a new hotel to be built in the southern region of Lanzarote, featuring 342 accommodation units and 684 beds.

Puerto del Carmen Music Night Run, first night race in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote
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Puerto del Carmen Music Night Run, first night race in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote

Published on April 03, 2024

The Avenue of the Beaches of Puerto del Carmen, from the Plaza de las Unidas, on Los Pocillos beach, to the Matagorda area before to the airport, will be the stage for Puerto del Carmen Music Night Run, the first night race in the tourist area.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria second best city to live in Spain, according to National Geographic
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria second best city to live in Spain, according to National Geographic

Published on April 02, 2024

National Geographic recently unveiled its rankings of Spain's top cities to reside in, with Las Palmas de Gran Canaria securing the second spot, trailing only behind Bilbao and surpassing Palma de Mallorca, situated on third place.

Young woman rescued from the sea in Ajuy, Fuerteventura, in serious condition
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Young woman rescued from the sea in Ajuy, Fuerteventura, in serious condition

Published on March 31, 2024

Last night, a 23-year-old woman was rescued from the ocean by the Helimer Maritime Rescue helicopter team, along with assistance from Cabildo Emergencies and the Local Police in the Ajuy caves area in Fuerteventura.

Car falls into the ocean from a ferry heading to Tenerife
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Car falls into the ocean from a ferry heading to Tenerife

Published on March 31, 2024

Just moments after the departure of Fred Olsen's ferry from San Sebastián de La Gomera to Los Cristianos, Tenerife, a vehicle inside the hold suddenly plummeted into the sea.

New flight connections between the Canary Islands and Bournemouth
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New flight connections between the Canary Islands and Bournemouth

Published on March 28, 2024

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have announced that they are launching flights between Bournemouth Airport and several destinations in Spain, including the Canary Islands.

Yellow alerts activated in the Canary Islands due to effects of Storm Nelson
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Yellow alerts activated in the Canary Islands due to effects of Storm Nelson

Published on March 28, 2024

The Canary Islands are placed under various weather alerts this Thursday and also on Good Friday due to the impact of Storm Nelson.

Over 82% hotel occupancy rate in Fuerteventura during Holy Week
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Over 82% hotel occupancy rate in Fuerteventura during Holy Week

Published on March 28, 2024

AENA foresees an increase of 8.5% in operations between March 22 and April 1 compared to the previous year, while revenues are also at a record high.

Man lost his life after falling in the sea in Tenerife
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Man lost his life after falling in the sea in Tenerife

Published on March 27, 2024

The Emergency and Security Coordinating Center (CECOES) 1-1-2 of the Government of the Canary Islands announced that today, March 27th, they received an alert informing that a person had fallen into the sea at around 10:25 a.m.

All Canary Islands under alert due to coastal phenomena
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All Canary Islands under alert due to coastal phenomena

Published on March 27, 2024

The General Directorate of Emergencies, based on the prediction of AEMET has declared an alert due to coastal phenomena starting at 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 28.

Aemet issues warning regarding intense rainfall in the Canary Islands
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Aemet issues warning regarding intense rainfall in the Canary Islands

Published on March 21, 2024

A DANA (Isolated Depression at High Levels), which has been moving south through the west of the Iberian Peninsula, will be located over the Canary Islands starting from Friday, remaining stationary in that position at least until Sunday.

Rainy weather expected in the Canary Islands at beginning of Holy Week
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Rainy weather expected in the Canary Islands at beginning of Holy Week

Published on March 20, 2024

A DANA (Isolated Depression at High Levels) is heading to the Canary Islands, so showers are expected on Thursday in the archipelago.

Canary Islands expect a hot weekend, with 30ºC temps in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura
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Canary Islands expect a hot weekend, with 30ºC temps in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura

Published on March 16, 2024

Aemet announced for this Saturday clear skies with cloudy intervals, during the early hours and end of the day, with probable calima in the afternoon in the eastern islands and moderately rising temperatures that may exceed 30ºC in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.

RIU to resort to “all legal means” to avoid demolition of Oliva Beach hotel in Fuerteventura
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RIU to resort to “all legal means” to avoid demolition of Oliva Beach hotel in Fuerteventura

Published on March 03, 2024

RIU Hotels & Resorts, the hotel chain that manages the Oliva Beach Resort hotel in Corralejo (Fuerteventura), has announced that it will resort to “all legal means” to avoid the demolition of their hotel, as ordered by the Ministry of Ecological Transition last Tuesday.

Ryanair adds 8 new routes to Tenerife for summer
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Ryanair adds 8 new routes to Tenerife for summer

Published on February 21, 2024

Ryanair announced this week the opening of eight new routes from Tenerife South airport for the summer season that will connect the island with new destinations in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Hungary.

One man drowned and another was taken to hospital after being rescued from a beach in Fuerteventura
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One man drowned and another was taken to hospital after being rescued from a beach in Fuerteventura

Published on February 01, 2024

One man has drowned in Costa Calma and another one had to be hospitalized in an event that occurred on Wednesday afternoon on a beach in the south of Fuerteventura.

Over 16 million tourists visited the Canary Islands in 2023
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Over 16 million tourists visited the Canary Islands in 2023

Published on January 22, 2024

Turismo de Canarias will attend Fitur 2024 after closing 2023 with a new record for tourist turnover, of 20,000 million euros.

4-star Arena Castillo Hotel to take place of La Luna Apartments in Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura
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4-star Arena Castillo Hotel to take place of La Luna Apartments in Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura

Published on January 17, 2024

The II Tourist Modernization Plan of Caleta de Fuste, which was approved two years ago, allows the gradual and constant modernization of the tourist services offered in town, improving quantitatively and qualitatively as well the services offered to visitors.

Man drowns in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote
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Man drowns in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote

Published on January 16, 2024

A 50-year-old man lost his life this Tuesday afternoon after drowning in Playa Grande, in the municipality of Tías (Lanzarote), as reported by the Emergency and Security Coordinating Center (Cecoes) 112.

Rental crisis: Canary Islands rent skyrockets 15% in a year
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Rental crisis: Canary Islands rent skyrockets 15% in a year

Published on January 15, 2024

The average rental price in the Canary Islands at the end of 2023 was 15.1% higher compared to December of the previous year, reaching 10.80 euros per square meter.

Yellow warning due to rain Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura this Friday
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Yellow warning due to rain Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura this Friday

Published on December 21, 2023

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has activated a yellow warning for rain that will affect Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura on Friday, while on Saturday the yellow warning will cover the islands of in Gran Canaria, Tenerife and La Gomera.

4-year-old child in serious condition after being rescued from a pool in Tenerife
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4-year-old child in serious condition after being rescued from a pool in Tenerife

Published on December 18, 2023

A 4-year-old boy has been admitted in serious condition to the La Candelaria Hospital in Tenerife, after being rescued on Sunday with signs of drowning from a hotel complex swimming pool in Adeje.

14 Tenerife South Airport workers arrested for stealing from passengers' suitcases
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14 Tenerife South Airport workers arrested for stealing from passengers' suitcases

Published on December 15, 2023

The Guardia Civil in Tenerife has arrested 14 people and is investigating another 20, all of them workers at Tenerife South airport, as alleged perpetrators of the crimes of participating in a criminal group, robbery with force, damage and money laundering

Calima continues to affect the Canary Islands this Wednesday
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Calima continues to affect the Canary Islands this Wednesday

Published on December 13, 2023

According to Aemet, the calima will continue to affect the Canary Islands all throughout this Wednesday and until Thursday, December 14th, when weak and occasional rains could occur towards the of the day.

Woman's body found floating in Costa Calma, Fuerteventura
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Woman's body found floating in Costa Calma, Fuerteventura

Published on December 11, 2023

A 69-year-old woman lost her life this Monday in Costa Calma, on the coast of Pájara, on the island of Fuerteventura.

Record temperatures in the Canary Islands over the weekend due to a warm air mass
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Record temperatures in the Canary Islands over the weekend due to a warm air mass

Published on December 07, 2023

According to Aemet, a warm air mass is set to cause a rise in temperatures all over Spain this weekend, including the Canary Islands.

Caleta es Musica: The streets of Caleta de Fuste will sound like Jazz
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Caleta es Musica: The streets of Caleta de Fuste will sound like Jazz

Published on December 07, 2023

Jazz music can be enjoyed on the streets of Caleta de Fuste every Saturday afternoon from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., thanks to an initiative of the Antigua City Council, which invites residents and tourists to stroll, enjoy the terraces of cafes, restaurants and open commercial areas of the town.

Light snow on the peak of Teide after days of unusually high temperatures
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Light snow on the peak of Teide after days of unusually high temperatures

Published on November 21, 2023

After many days of unusually high temperatures for the month of November, this morning in Tenerife the peak of Mount Teide was showing a light covering of snow.

Tenerife will host a new edition of Spring Surfest Las Américas Pro 2023
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Tenerife will host a new edition of Spring Surfest Las Américas Pro 2023

Published on November 21, 2023

The municipality of Arona will host once again the Spring Surfest Las Américas Pro. This festival, which has been consolidated as one of the most important events of the year in the world of surfing, will be the epicenter of national and international surfing as the 2023 season closes.

Los Cristianos event this November: Festival de Jazz de Arona 2023
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Los Cristianos event this November: Festival de Jazz de Arona 2023

Published on November 18, 2023

Arona Jazz Festival will be celebrated this year on the 24th and 25th of November in Los Cristianos, with two days of good jazz and musicians from different geographical origins.

Temperatures set to drop in the Canary Islands from next Tuesday
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Temperatures set to drop in the Canary Islands from next Tuesday

Published on November 16, 2023

The unusually hot weather for this time of the year in the Canary Islands looks like it will come to and end from next week, as weather forecasts indicate that a mass of cold air will reach the archipelago next Tuesday, November 21, leading to a drop in temperatures.

New edition of Turisaldo this weekend in Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura
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New edition of Turisaldo this weekend in Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura

Published on November 16, 2023

This Saturday in Caleta de Fuste the prices go down and the music volume goes up with the performances and surprises scheduled in the second edition of Turisaldo 2023.

Canary Islands expect record high temperatures up to 30ºC this week
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Canary Islands expect record high temperatures up to 30ºC this week

Published on November 13, 2023

An unusually warm episode for this time of the year will bring maximum temperatures between 25 and 30ºC this week in many areas of Spain.

Oktoberfest 2023 celebrated in Morro Jable this weekend
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Oktoberfest 2023 celebrated in Morro Jable this weekend

Published on November 02, 2023

This weekend locals and visitors will celebrate the traditional Oktoberfest in the municipality of Pájara, Fuerteventura.

Young tourist suffers fatal fall from hotel balcony in Lanzarote
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Young tourist suffers fatal fall from hotel balcony in Lanzarote

Published on October 25, 2023

A young British tourist suffered a fatal fall while on holiday on the island of Lanzarote, after falling from a hotel balcony in Costa Teguise resort.

La Oliva City Council working on two new parking areas in Corralejo
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La Oliva City Council working on two new parking areas in Corralejo

Published on October 18, 2023

The mayor, Isaí Blanco, indicated that “we are already working on the procedures to allocate two municipal lots to cover the population's need for parking, and at the same time compensate for the fact of allocating the La Bocaina parking lot for the creation of 81 public homes.”

5-year-old child in serious condition after being rescued from a hotel pool in Fuerteventura
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5-year-old child in serious condition after being rescued from a hotel pool in Fuerteventura

Published on October 13, 2023

A 5-year-old child is in serious condition after being rescued after almost drowning from a hotel pool in Pájara, on the island of Fuerteventura, as reported by the Emergency and Security Coordinating Center of 112 of the Canary Islands.

Canary Islands lead the tourism sector growth in Spain for Q4 2023
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Canary Islands lead the tourism sector growth in Spain for Q4 2023

Published on October 12, 2023

The Canary Islands lead the Spanish tourism prospects for the last quarter of 2023, as reflected in the latest Exceltur tourism outlook report, which places the archipelago at the head of the rest of the national territory driven by the increase in demand and air connectivity.

Caleta de Fuste celebrates the Festivities in Honor of Our Lady Of the Sea
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Caleta de Fuste celebrates the Festivities in Honor of Our Lady Of the Sea

Published on October 10, 2023

The Festivities will begin in Caleta de Fuste this Wednesday with the reading of the Proclamation by the neighbor and kind friend, Pedro Herrera García, a hospitality professional, who has been working at the Barceló hotel complex for more than 38 years, even before it had this name, being today Head of Bars and Restaurants.

Red Cross assumes lifeguard service on Grandes Playas plus other areas of Corralejo and El Cotillo
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Red Cross assumes lifeguard service on Grandes Playas plus other areas of Corralejo and El Cotillo

Published on October 09, 2023

In an event held last Friday, October 6, in Grandes Playas, Corralejo, La Oliva City Council officially presented the lifeguard service provided by the Red Cross. This announcement marks a milestone in the safety of the municipality's beaches, with the contract coming into force on September 11.

Tenerife forest fire continues at level 2 severity
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Tenerife forest fire continues at level 2 severity

Published on October 06, 2023

The meteorological conditions in the archipelago continue to be adverse for the extinction of the Tenerife forest fire, so the Minister of Territorial Policy, Territorial Cohesion and Water, Manuel Miranda, responsible for Emergencies, announced, this afternoon, that the fire situation will continue, so a large team of land and air resources remains on guard. "At this time, the fire department has the necessary personnel to deal with any eventuality."

Tenerife fire goes to Level 2 alert, due to reactivation in La Corujera area
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Tenerife fire goes to Level 2 alert, due to reactivation in La Corujera area

Published on October 05, 2023

Tenerife fire had to be raised to level 2 alert, due to the reactivation of the fire in La Corujera area, so the Government of the Canary Islands will not take charge of the management of the situation.

55-year-old man drowned in Fuerteventura on Cofete beach
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55-year-old man drowned in Fuerteventura on Cofete beach

Published on October 04, 2023

A 55-year-old drowned today at Playa de Cofete, a remote and wild beach in Fuerteventura.

Fire outbreak reported in Tenerife in Pino Alto area
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Fire outbreak reported in Tenerife in Pino Alto area

Published on October 04, 2023

Cabildo of Tenerife has reported that a fire outbreak was detected in the area of ​​Pino Alto, between the municipalities of Santa Úrsula and La Orotava.

October Heatwave: Tenerife Records Unprecedented 39.4ºC
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October Heatwave: Tenerife Records Unprecedented 39.4ºC

Published on October 04, 2023

The Canary Islands are currently experiencing an unusual heatwave for the month of October, with record-high temperatures for this time of the year.

Yellow warning for calima and temperatures over 30ºC this weekend in the Canaries
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Yellow warning for calima and temperatures over 30ºC this weekend in the Canaries

Published on September 30, 2023

The Canary Islands start this weekend with an alert issued by Aemet due to the presence of Saharan dust in the air, as well as temperatures around 34ºC on Sunday in several areas of Gran Canaria.

Flight bound for Tenerife diverted to Lanzarote due to 8 violent passengers on board
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Flight bound for Tenerife diverted to Lanzarote due to 8 violent passengers on board

Published on September 29, 2023

easyJet flight EZY34T, from Manchester to Tenerife South, had to be diverted to Lanzarote due to the presence of eight violent passengers on board, according to Controladores Aereos.

Caleta de Fuste celebrates Oktoberfest this weekend
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Caleta de Fuste celebrates Oktoberfest this weekend

Published on September 28, 2023

This weekend, Caleta de Fuste invites tourists and residents to enjoy three days of live music in Plaza de El Castillo, with beer-making demonstrations and fun games for adults.

Spain authorizes the import of potatoes from the UK to the Canary Islands
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Spain authorizes the import of potatoes from the UK to the Canary Islands

Published on September 25, 2023

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of the Government of Spain has reported that it authorized the import of potatoes from the United Kingdom to the Canary Islands.

French tourism in the Canary Islands grows by 33% compared to pre pandemic numbers
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French tourism in the Canary Islands grows by 33% compared to pre pandemic numbers

Published on September 25, 2023

The Canary Islands Tourism Board attended the French Grand Pavois nautical fair, held in the important Atlantic port of La Rochelle (southwest coast of France), where it highlighted the great growth that the French market has experienced in the archipelago since 2010.

Fuerteventura Tourist Board is collaborating with British Airways Holidays to consolidate the route with London
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Fuerteventura Tourist Board is collaborating with British Airways Holidays to consolidate the route with London

Published on September 25, 2023

The Minister of Tourism, Marlene Figueroa, has met with the Executive of the tour operator British Airways Holidays, Hannah Sheehan, to establish and develop lines of collaboration that allow the strengthening and expansion of regular air connectivity with the British market, one of Fuerteventura's main strategic commitments in regards to the upcoming winter.

Harriet, the young mother injured in the Corralejo car crash, is now back home
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Harriet, the young mother injured in the Corralejo car crash, is now back home

Published on September 20, 2023

After being injured in a tragic car crash in Corralejo a few weeks ago, Harriet is now back home in England thanks to the donations received from people who responded to the call made by her family.

Fuerteventura Reggae Festival celebrates its 7th edition
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Fuerteventura Reggae Festival celebrates its 7th edition

Published on September 19, 2023

The 7th edition of Fuerteventura Reggae Festival 2023 is almost here! The event will be celebrated between 22 - 24 September, 2023.

Partially sunken boat near Los Lobos to be transferred as soon as sea conditions allow it
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Partially sunken boat near Los Lobos to be transferred as soon as sea conditions allow it

Published on September 18, 2023

An accident occurred on Saturday morning in front of La Concha beach on the island of Los Lobos, which involved a passenger ship, El Majorero, that remained half-sunk in that area.

Summer 2023 was the hottest in the Canary Islands since records began
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Summer 2023 was the hottest in the Canary Islands since records began

Published on September 16, 2023

Aemet, The State Meteorological Agency, announced that the Canary Islands registered the hottest summer season since records began.

End of Summer Festival in Playa Honda - Fin de Verano 2023 Playa Honda, Lanzarote
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End of Summer Festival in Playa Honda - Fin de Verano 2023 Playa Honda, Lanzarote

Published on September 14, 2023

The mayor of San Bartolomé, Isidro Pérez, highlights that this festival which found its origin decades ago thanks to the initiative of a group of families and friends from this town “have managed to consolidate themselves on the island as one of the most anticipated festive events. every year".

CINEMA will be theme for the 2024 Carnival in Corralejo, Fuerteventura
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CINEMA will be theme for the 2024 Carnival in Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Published on September 13, 2023

La Oliva City Council informs the online voting regarding the theme of next year's carnival in Corralejo has ended and 581 have participated.

10 million air seats scheduled to the Canary Islands for 2023/2024 winter season
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10 million air seats scheduled to the Canary Islands for 2023/2024 winter season

Published on September 13, 2023

The Minister of Tourism and Employment, Jéssica de León, stated yesterday in the Parliament of the Canary Islands that the data regarding tourist activity for the upcoming winter season is “very positive”, with almost 10 million scheduled air seats to the islands, and an increase in bookings.

Spanish airports break record with almost 30 million passengers in August
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Spanish airports break record with almost 30 million passengers in August

Published on September 12, 2023

Airports in the Aena network in Spain closed the month of August 2023 with a historical passenger record: 29,890,357, 9.5% more than in the same month of 2022 and 1.4% more than in 2019, before the pandemic, the previous record year.

Canary Islands, once again most popular winter destination for German tourists
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Canary Islands, once again most popular winter destination for German tourists

Published on September 12, 2023

TUI, Germany's largest tour operator, has had a successful summer and is looking forward to a strong winter demand: all of TUI's top destinations are currently significantly up in terms of trips from November, reported Stefan Baumert CEO at TUI Germany, during a press event at the TUI branch in Berlin.

August 2023 in the Canary Islands, the hottest since 1961
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August 2023 in the Canary Islands, the hottest since 1961

Published on September 11, 2023

According to Aemet, August 2023 was the hottest month of August since records began in the Canary Islands in 1962.

Lanzarote reports highest occupancy levels in the Canary Islands in July
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Lanzarote reports highest occupancy levels in the Canary Islands in July

Published on September 05, 2023

Cabildo de Lanzarote highlights the consolidation of good data regarding tourism on the island, with occupancy levels that continued to be the highest in the Canary Islands during the month of July.

Lidl requests a license for a new store in Costa Teguise, Lanzarote
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Lidl requests a license for a new store in Costa Teguise, Lanzarote

Published on September 05, 2023

Lidl has applied for a business license authorization to open a new store on Calle Piteras in Costa Teguise on the island of Lanzarote.

11 people drowned in the Canary Islands in July and August this year
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11 people drowned in the Canary Islands in July and August this year

Published on September 04, 2023

The prevention platform "Canarias 1.500 Km de Costa" announced that 11 people have drowned during the months of July and August of this year in the Canary Islands archipelago, a figure that is 18% less than in the same period of 2022.

Canary Islands welcomed 7.9 million international tourists until the end of July
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Canary Islands welcomed 7.9 million international tourists until the end of July

Published on September 04, 2023

The Canary Islands welcomed a total of 7.9 million international tourists in the first seven months of the year, which is 16.3% more than in the same period of the previous year, according to data from the National Statistics Institute (INE).

Sunbeds, umbrellas and kiosks should return to Corralejo beaches in October
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Sunbeds, umbrellas and kiosks should return to Corralejo beaches in October

Published on September 03, 2023

According to Canarias7, it is expected that in October the City Council of La Oliva in Fuerteventura will award the exploitation of 1,400 sunbeds and 700 umbrellas on several beaches in Corralejo.

Eight people injured, five of them seriously, after the tragic car crash in Corralejo
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Eight people injured, five of them seriously, after the tragic car crash in Corralejo

Published on August 31, 2023

According to a report from the Government of the Canary Islands, eight people have been injured in an accident that occurred this Thursday on Avenida Nuestra Señora del Carmen, in the town of Corralejo, in Fuerteventura, when a vehicle crashed into the terrace of a bar.

Awareness campaign on Popcorn Beach in Fuerteventura to help preserve the rhodolites
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Awareness campaign on Popcorn Beach in Fuerteventura to help preserve the rhodolites

Published on August 31, 2023

La Oliva City Council continues with the implementation of the environmental information service in various parts of the municipality, also focusing on Playa del Mejillón, located between the towns of Majanicho and Corralejo.

Car crashes into a terrace and a shop in Corralejo, Fuerteventura
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Car crashes into a terrace and a shop in Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Published on August 31, 2023

A car crashed into a terrace from a bar and a shop on Avenida Nuestra Senora del Carmen this Thursday, August 31, 2023.

New rescue equipment to improve beach safety in La Oliva, Fuerteventura
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New rescue equipment to improve beach safety in La Oliva, Fuerteventura

Published on August 30, 2023

La Oliva City Council reinforces its commitment to beach safety by acquiring a new water rescue vehicle. This measure aims to improve rescue operations at sea and guarantee the safety of visitors and residents who enjoy the beaches of the municipality.

Fuerteventura firefighters and emergency personnel return home after helping in the battle against the fire in Tenerife
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Fuerteventura firefighters and emergency personnel return home after helping in the battle against the fire in Tenerife

Published on August 24, 2023

The emergency personnel team sent to Tenerife from Fuerteventura returned to the island yesterday after helping to extinguish the fire declared in Tenerife a week ago.

Tenerife fire is close to being stabilized, after eight days of titanic fight
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Tenerife fire is close to being stabilized, after eight days of titanic fight

Published on August 24, 2023

The fire in Tenerife is evolving favorably towards its stabilization after eight days of titanic fight against the fire, although the technicians ask for caution in the face of the high temperatures and the extension of the perimeter since reactivations are still possible.

Evacuated residents might soon return home, as Tenerife fire enters a favorable scenario
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Evacuated residents might soon return home, as Tenerife fire enters a favorable scenario

Published on August 22, 2023

The Minister of Territorial Policy and Head of Emergencies, Manuel Miranda, announced today that last night was the calmest since the start of the fire, with no surprises that prevented the firefighting teams from working as planned and that the scenario is favorable, which allows to start the de-escalation so that the evacuated population can return to their homes in safe conditions.

Over 17 million Euros investments to improve Fuerteventura as a tourist destination
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Over 17 million Euros investments to improve Fuerteventura as a tourist destination

Published on August 22, 2023

The President of the Island Council, Lola García, and the Minister of Tourism, Blue Economy and Biosphere Reserve, Marlene Figueroa, received the Minister of Tourism and Employment of the Government of the Canary Islands, Jéssica de León to hold a working meeting with the six municipalities of the Island.

Vote online to choose the theme for the 2023 Carnival in Corralejo, Fuerteventura
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Vote online to choose the theme for the 2023 Carnival in Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Published on August 21, 2023

The municipality of La Oliva is preparing for a new edition of the already traditional Corralejo Carnival and, as every year, the community has the opportunity to play a significant role in shaping the festivities. The La Oliva City Council announces the start of the voting period to select the allegory that will adorn the Carnival 2024 celebrations. The Carnival Council, in a recent meeting held together with the Councilor for Celebrations, Omaira Saavedra, made a selection of four allegorical concepts that reflect the diverse and dynamic essence of Carnival.

Battle against Tenerife wildfire improves, but the fire remains impossible to control
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Battle against Tenerife wildfire improves, but the fire remains impossible to control

Published on August 21, 2023

The conditions of the fire in Tenerife improved on Sunday, but it is still active, with great potential, which makes it impossible to control it, so it is necessary to continue acting on all fronts.

Fire advances through the north of Tenerife, with 12,279 people evacuated
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Fire advances through the north of Tenerife, with 12,279 people evacuated

Published on August 20, 2023

The evolution of the fire has forced new evacuations in the municipality of Tacoronte, due to the reactivation of new fires and more evacuations are still possible.

Man from Fuerteventura manages to rescue a whale trapped by ropes
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Man from Fuerteventura manages to rescue a whale trapped by ropes

Published on August 19, 2023

The Cabildo de Fuerteventura, through the Environment area, which is directed by Carlos Rodríguez, wants to thank the citizen César Espino for his act of courage in rescuing a whale in distress in waters near the coasts of Fuerteventura.

Tenerife wildfire, the most complicated one in 40 years in the Canary Islands
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Tenerife wildfire, the most complicated one in 40 years in the Canary Islands

Published on August 19, 2023

The president of the Canary Islands, Fernando Clavijo, indicated at a press conference that, to his regret, this is "the most complicated fire in the last 40 years in the Canary Islands."

Tenerife wildfire continues to spread, so all access roads to Teide are currently closed
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Tenerife wildfire continues to spread, so all access roads to Teide are currently closed

Published on August 17, 2023

The forest fire in Tenerife has devastated an area of ​​more than 2,600 hectares and has a perimeter of 32 kilometers, affecting the municipalities of Arafo, Candelaria, Santa Úrsula, La Victoria, El Rosario and La Orotava.

Tenerife wildfire now out of control, with over 1,800 hectares of forest devastated
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Tenerife wildfire now out of control, with over 1,800 hectares of forest devastated

Published on August 17, 2023

The president of the Canary Islands, Fernando Clavijo, stated last night that “the fire in Tenerife is out of control and that the scenario is not positive.

Forest fire declared in Tenerife reaches Level 2 severity and leads to preventive evacuations
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Forest fire declared in Tenerife reaches Level 2 severity and leads to preventive evacuations

Published on August 16, 2023

The forest fire that was declared last night in Tenerife affects the municipalities of Arafo and Candelaria.

Gran Canaria registered the second highest temperature in Spain: 45.1°C
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Gran Canaria registered the second highest temperature in Spain: 45.1°C

Published on August 12, 2023

On Friday, August 11, Gran Canaria, more specifically Maspalomas, registered the second-highest temperature in Spain at 45.1°C.

Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria under red alert, as temperatures could reach 40ºC
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Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria under red alert, as temperatures could reach 40ºC

Published on August 11, 2023

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has updated the warnings activated in regard to the heatwave in the Canary Islands. Specifically, it has established new red notices for Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and parts of La Palma, in addition to extending orange notices to areas of Tenerife and La Palma as well.

Canary Islands under alert for high temperatures and calima over the next several days
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Canary Islands under alert for high temperatures and calima over the next several days

Published on August 10, 2023

The Government of the Canary Islands declared a situation of maximum alert due to the risk of forest fires in Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro and Gran Canaria from 00:00 on August 10, due to the extremely high temperatures expected.

Canary Islands heatwave: Red alerts issued in Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote
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Canary Islands heatwave: Red alerts issued in Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote

Published on August 08, 2023

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands, through the General Directorate of Public Health, activated several red, orange and yellow alerts in different municipalities in the archipelago.

Fiestas de El Cotillo 2023 - in Honour of Ntra. Señora del Buen Viaje
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Fiestas de El Cotillo 2023 - in Honour of Ntra. Señora del Buen Viaje

Published on August 08, 2023

The coastal town of El Cotillo, in the municipality of La Oliva, will celebrate this month its patron saint festivities in honor of Nuestra Señora del Buen Viaje.

Tenerife Oktoberfest in Puerto de la Cruz 2023 - Bavarian Week
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Tenerife Oktoberfest in Puerto de la Cruz 2023 - Bavarian Week

Published on August 07, 2023

Looking for great beer and a party atmosphere during your holiday? Look no further and come to this exciting event in Tenerife - Oktoberfest 2020 in Puerto de la Cruz, an event that the town has been celebrating since 1973.

Tenerife launches new marketing campaign targeting 10 million Germans
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Tenerife launches new marketing campaign targeting 10 million Germans

Published on August 06, 2023

Turismo de Tenerife, in collaboration with meinReisebüro24, launches a campaign meant to attract potential German travelers through video projections in the stations of Hamburg and Munich.

New restaurant opening in Arguineguin on Playa del Perchel
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New restaurant opening in Arguineguin on Playa del Perchel

Published on August 01, 2023

A new frontline restaurant called "La Chirina" recently opened its doors on the recently renovated beach in Arguineguin, in the municipality of Mogan, on the island of Gran Canaria.

Hot weekend ahead in the Canary Islands: Gran Canaria under red alert due to excessive heat
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Hot weekend ahead in the Canary Islands: Gran Canaria under red alert due to excessive heat

Published on July 28, 2023

The Ministry of Health announced this Friday that the Government of the Canary Islands has decreed a red notice due to high temperatures in several municipalities located in the summit and southeast areas of the island of Gran Canaria.

Canary Islands report a 14% rise in tourist numbers during the first 6 months of 2023
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Canary Islands report a 14% rise in tourist numbers during the first 6 months of 2023

Published on July 28, 2023

The Canary Islands have experienced an increase in tourists staying in hotels and apartments and their overnight stays, which have in turn generated an increase in employment and turnover.

Kids' Summer Party on the beach today in Caleta de Fuste
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Kids' Summer Party on the beach today in Caleta de Fuste

Published on July 28, 2023

This Friday, July 28, a new Children's Party will take place on the beach from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, and the protagonists will be the young talents who will take the stage.

Noche Blanca 2023 in Teguise: Experience local culture and music in Lanzarote
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Noche Blanca 2023 in Teguise: Experience local culture and music in Lanzarote

Published on July 27, 2023

La Noche Blanca de Teguise (Teguise's White Night) will turn the street and various public buildings into the largest cultural event on the island.

Gran Canaria wildfire almost stabilized, with 280 hectares affected
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Gran Canaria wildfire almost stabilized, with 280 hectares affected

Published on July 26, 2023

According to the authorities, the wildfire in Gran Canaria currently affects over 280 hectares, but it is close to being stabilized after all the work done last night and this morning.

Wildfire in Gran Canaria reaches Pico de las Nieves
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Wildfire in Gran Canaria reaches Pico de las Nieves

Published on July 25, 2023

Cabildo de Gran Canaria announced that a wildfire was detected today in Gran Canaria in the area of Cortijo de Huertas, within the municipality of Tejeda, which has already reached the fence that delimits the facilities of the EVA 21 Aerial Surveillance Squadron of Pico de Las Nieves.

Fiestas de Nuestra Señora del Carmen 2023 in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote
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Fiestas de Nuestra Señora del Carmen 2023 in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote

Published on July 24, 2023

On Saturday, July 12, the maritime procession and the Antonio José concert will take place, while Los Sabandeños will perform on Sunday before the fireworks.

Costa de Antigua events this weekend: Fiesta in honor of Santiago Apostol 2023
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Costa de Antigua events this weekend: Fiesta in honor of Santiago Apostol 2023

Published on July 21, 2023

Costa de Antigua Festivities in honor of Santiago Apóstol will begin on July 21st.

Lanzarote expands marketing actions to attract more tourism from US and South Korea
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Lanzarote expands marketing actions to attract more tourism from US and South Korea

Published on July 18, 2023

Lanzarote promotes its differentiated offer in marketing actions with South Korea and the United States.

Sunbeds and umbrellas are finally back on Corralejo Grandes Playas
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Sunbeds and umbrellas are finally back on Corralejo Grandes Playas

Published on July 17, 2023

The La Oliva City Council is implementing measures to provisionally unblock the sunbeds and umbrellas service in the Grandes Playas hotel zone. These actions are carried out with the aim of meeting the needs of tourists and guaranteeing a quality tourist experience in this popular coastal area.

Fuerteventura General Hospital performed its first vascular surgery bypass
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Fuerteventura General Hospital performed its first vascular surgery bypass

Published on July 17, 2023

The General Hospital of Fuerteventura, a center attached to the Health Department of the Government of the Canary Islands, recently carried out the first bypass in the area of ​​vascular surgery.

Evacuated residents allowed to return home, due to a favorable evolution of La Palma wildfire
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Evacuated residents allowed to return home, due to a favorable evolution of La Palma wildfire

Published on July 17, 2023

The favorable evolution of the wildfire in La Palma has led the Government of the Canary Islands to authorize the return to their homes of most of the 4,000 residents initially evicted from that area that includes the town of Tijarafe and almost the entire municipality of Puntagorda.

La Palma wildfire affects 4,500 hectares and more than 2,000 residents had to be evicted
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La Palma wildfire affects 4,500 hectares and more than 2,000 residents had to be evicted

Published on July 15, 2023

The president of the Canary Islands, Fernando Clavijo, informed the media that the fire in La Palma, which affects the municipalities of Tijarafe, Puntagorda and Garafía, is now considered out of control.

A hotel in Costa Calma, the first in Fuerteventura with the International Symbol of Accessibility
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A hotel in Costa Calma, the first in Fuerteventura with the International Symbol of Accessibility

Published on July 11, 2023

The Taimar Hotel in Costa Calma has received the distinction of the International Symbol of Accessibility from the Government of the Canary Islands, becoming the first in Fuerteventura and one of the few in the world to have this recognition that rewards the absence of barriers, both physical and communication in public spaces.

Calima and yellow heat warning in the Canary Islands this week
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Calima and yellow heat warning in the Canary Islands this week

Published on July 10, 2023

Aemet has activated the yellow-level warnings for high temperatures starting from this Tuesday in the Canary Islands. The high temperatures will be caused by the arrival of an air mass from the Sahara that is already affecting the Peninsula.

Canary Islands rank as second most visited region of Spain in 2023 so far
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Canary Islands rank as second most visited region of Spain in 2023 so far

Published on July 07, 2023

Spain received the visit of 8.2 million international tourists in May, 18% more than in the same period of 2022 and 4% more than in May 2019.

Masks no longer mandatory in hospitals and pharmacies across Spain
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Masks no longer mandatory in hospitals and pharmacies across Spain

Published on July 04, 2023

The Council of Ministers will approve today the Royal Decree that ends the mandatory use of masks in health centers, hospitals, pharmacies and social health centers in Spain.

First KFC in Fuerteventura opened its doors in Corralejo
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First KFC in Fuerteventura opened its doors in Corralejo

Published on July 03, 2023

KFC marked its arrival in Fuerteventura with the opening of its first restaurant, located in Corralejo, which opened its doors on June 30th.

High temperature alerts activated in the Canary Islands this week
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High temperature alerts activated in the Canary Islands this week

Published on June 26, 2023

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) issued a yellow warning for Tuesday for the islands of Tenerife, La Gomera, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura and an orange warning for Gran Canaria due to the high temperatures that will be recorded throughout the day.

Heatwave expected in the Canary Islands from Sunday
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Heatwave expected in the Canary Islands from Sunday

Published on June 23, 2023

According to Aemet, a mass of warm air from North Africa is about to hit Peninsular Spain and the Balearic Islands over the next few days, and the Canary Islands starting next week, when temperatures will rise significantly.

Canary Islands congratulate Manchester City for winning Champions League with a giant billboard in the city center
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Canary Islands congratulate Manchester City for winning Champions League with a giant billboard in the city center

Published on June 22, 2023

The Ministry of Tourism in the Canary Islands congratulates the British football team and its fans, known for the color of their clothing as the 'sky blues', while pointing out that the Canaries also have the best "blue skies" in Europe.

Concerts and bonfires in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, for San Juan night 2023
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Concerts and bonfires in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, for San Juan night 2023

Published on June 22, 2023

The Yaiza City Council encourages residents and visitors alike to enjoy the musical performances of the groups Inerxia and Sin Cobertura scheduled for Friday, June 23.

Canary Islands to experience a hotter than normal summer according to Aemet
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Canary Islands to experience a hotter than normal summer according to Aemet

Published on June 21, 2023

According to Aemet (the State Meteorological Agency) forecasts, there's a probability of over 70% that this summer will be warmer than normal in the Canary Islands.

Siam Park ranked as no. 1 water park in the world for ninth time in a row
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Siam Park ranked as no. 1 water park in the world for ninth time in a row

Published on June 21, 2023

Siam Park in Tenerife has been recognized for the ninth time in a row as the best water park in the world, according to Tripadvisor, based on votes and reviews left by users, within the Traveller's Choice Awards.

Primark store in Lanzarote will open on June 22
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Primark store in Lanzarote will open on June 22

Published on June 20, 2023

The long-awaited moment for many Lanzarote residents and visitors alike is almost here, with less than two days left until the opening of the Primark store in Lanzarote's capital, Arrecife.

Turtle Nursery in Morro Jable, Fuerteventura, reopens on June 15
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Turtle Nursery in Morro Jable, Fuerteventura, reopens on June 15

Published on June 13, 2023

Cabildo de Fuerteventura, through the Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment, makes available to the public the entry tickets for visits to the Sea Turtle Recovery and Conservation Center, located in the port of Morro Jable, starting next 15 of June.

Orange warnings activated in Tenerife and La Palma due to storm Oscar
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Orange warnings activated in Tenerife and La Palma due to storm Oscar

Published on June 05, 2023

Aemet has activated the orange alert for the summit and west of La Palma and north of Tenerife due to maximum gusts that could reach 90 km/h.

Storm Oscar to cause heavy rain and wind in the Canaries from Tuesday
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Storm Oscar to cause heavy rain and wind in the Canaries from Tuesday

Published on June 04, 2023

Storm Oscar, as it is now named by Aemet, Spain's Meteorology Agency, will leave intense rains and winds in the Canary Islands, mainly in the western islands.

Rare June storm to reach the Canary Islands with rain next week
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Rare June storm to reach the Canary Islands with rain next week

Published on June 03, 2023

AEMET, the State Meteorological Agency, has announced that an unusual storm for the month of June is approaching the Canary Islands.

Spain's best "all inclusive" hotel is in Fuerteventura, in the Canary Islands
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Spain's best "all inclusive" hotel is in Fuerteventura, in the Canary Islands

Published on June 02, 2023

Iberostar Playa Gaviotas Park has been awarded as the best all-inclusive hotel in Spain, according to Tripadvisor users, in its Travelers' Choice Awards, which annually publishes the best hotels in the world from various categories.

San Agustin seafront promenade has been remodeled and has new pavement
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San Agustin seafront promenade has been remodeled and has new pavement

Published on May 30, 2023

The Paseo Marítimo de San Agustín, specifically the section between the Don Gregory Hotel and the Beach Club Hotel, has been renovated and has a new image after the works undertaken by the Department of Roads and Works of the San Bartolomé de Tirajana City Council.

Tourist Information point at Fuerteventura Airport reopens
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Tourist Information point at Fuerteventura Airport reopens

Published on May 29, 2023

Fuerteventura Tourist Board and AENA sign an agreement for the reopening of the tourist information point located in the Arrivals area of ​​the airport.

Primark set to open its Lanzarote store in Open Mall Arrecife in June
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Primark set to open its Lanzarote store in Open Mall Arrecife in June

Published on May 25, 2023

Primark will open a new store on June 22nd in the Open Mall in Arrecife, on the island of Lanzarote, launching this way its 58th store in Spain.

Overnight stays in Canary Islands hotels are almost at pre-pandemic levels
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Overnight stays in Canary Islands hotels are almost at pre-pandemic levels

Published on May 24, 2023

The hotel and non-hotel accommodations in the Canary Islands closed the first four months of this year with 31.16 million overnight stays, which means it's reached almost the same numbers as in 2019, being only 4.18% below the pre-pandemic numbers.

Over 1 million foreign tourists visited the Canary Islands in April 2023
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Over 1 million foreign tourists visited the Canary Islands in April 2023

Published on May 23, 2023

While the high season is already over in the Canary Islands, the month of April still brought great results in terms of tourism, as 1,156,001 foreign tourists arrived on the islands, compared to the 1,093,021 who arrived in April 2019, the reference pre-pandemic year.

Spring Market in Caleta de Fuste this Friday
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Spring Market in Caleta de Fuste this Friday

Published on May 18, 2023

The Antigua City Council from the Department of Commerce offers a new initiative, attractive for the whole family, within the framework of revitalization activities in Caleta de Fuste, aimed both at the entertainment of the tourists who visit us, as well as for the residents of the municipality and the island themselves, affirms area councilor Pedro M. Armas.

Tenerife to add 249 new buses, most of them hybrid, to its public transport fleet
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Tenerife to add 249 new buses, most of them hybrid, to its public transport fleet

Published on May 17, 2023

These new vehicles, of which 70% are hybrids, will arrive in Tenerife between 2024 and 2025 and will make it possible to renew the fleet that is more than 10 years old.

Weather forecast: Cloudy with light rain possible in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura
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Weather forecast: Cloudy with light rain possible in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura

Published on May 17, 2023

Aemet announced that its forecast for this Wednesday includes a mix of light rains, stable temperatures and strong winds.

New wooden walkway installed on Lobos island
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New wooden walkway installed on Lobos island

Published on May 16, 2023

Cabildo de Fuerteventura, through the Environmental Protection Department, has completed the project for the installation of a wooden footbridge on the existing section of the footpath in the area of ​​Las Lagunitas, on the Islote de Lobos.

New sunbeds for the beaches in Meloneras, Maspalomas and Playa del lnglés
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New sunbeds for the beaches in Meloneras, Maspalomas and Playa del lnglés

Published on May 10, 2023

The Department of Coast and Beaches of the City Council of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has begun the renovation of the sunbeds and umbrellas of the entire coastline of the municipality, specifically it has begun changing the entire sector corresponding to Meloneras Beach.

Weather forecast: Rising temperatures and light calima in the Canary Islands
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Weather forecast: Rising temperatures and light calima in the Canary Islands

Published on May 09, 2023

According to Aemet, the temperatures are set to rise in the Canary Islands this Tuesday, while a light calima is possible to make its presence felt for the next few days.

April 2023 was the hottest and driest month of April in Spain since records began
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April 2023 was the hottest and driest month of April in Spain since records began

Published on May 08, 2023

The month of April 2023 has been extremely hot and dry, in fact, it has been the hottest April with the least rain in Spain since records began, as reported by the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET).

Spain continues as leading country with most Blue Flag beaches in 2023
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Spain continues as leading country with most Blue Flag beaches in 2023

Published on May 04, 2023

In 2023, Spain has obtained a total of 729 ' Blue Flags ' (627 beaches, 97 marinas and five tourist boats) that will be put in place from June and until next year. The Valencian Community is the leading community with the highest number of Blue Flag beaches.

First Cross Golf Costa Adeje event to take place in July
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First Cross Golf Costa Adeje event to take place in July

Published on May 03, 2023

The first Cross Golf Costa Adeje is taking place in the Los Lagos course, in Golf Costa Adeje, on July 30th, organized by the Espíritu Triabona Adeje sports club and the Adeje Council’s Department of Sport. The event will cover a 3-kilometer circuit.

Temperatures set to drop in the Canary Islands over the next few days
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Temperatures set to drop in the Canary Islands over the next few days

Published on May 02, 2023

An intrusion of strong trade winds, with a north-northeast component, will affect the Canary Islands this week, causing the temperatures to drop compared to the recent period that had brought warm days, perfect for sunbathing.

New edition of 'Gáldar in Bloom' celebrated during the month of May
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New edition of 'Gáldar in Bloom' celebrated during the month of May

Published on May 02, 2023

Over 11,000 plants and flowers will give color to the historic center of Gáldar starting this Wednesday in May, in the III edition of the 'Gáldar en Flor' exhibition.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria welcomed 22.7% more tourists in first quarter of 2023
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria welcomed 22.7% more tourists in first quarter of 2023

Published on April 28, 2023

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria registered very good data in terms of overnight stays, with almost 428,000 hotel nights contracted. German, British and Swedish were the main foreign issuing markets in this period, while Spanish tourism exceeded 50% of all visitors to the city in March.

Cabildo de Fuerteventura increases bus frequency for selected routes
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Cabildo de Fuerteventura increases bus frequency for selected routes

Published on April 28, 2023

Cabildo de Fuerteventura improves the bus service with new frequencies on some of the existing lines. The reinforcement will start from Monday, May 1, and will be applied every day of the week, including holidays.

Sunbeds and beach bars to return soon to the beaches of Corralejo
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Sunbeds and beach bars to return soon to the beaches of Corralejo

Published on April 21, 2023

La Oliva City Council has published, after months of intense work, the specifications for the exploitation by third parties of the maritime public domain on the beaches of the municipality of La Oliva for the installation, exploitation, conservation and maintenance of seasonal services, specifically four kiosks and three beach bars, subject to the technical conditions and the administrative authorization granted by the Canary Islands Coastal Demarcation.

Tenerife Carnival 2024 already has a theme: 'La Televisión'
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Tenerife Carnival 2024 already has a theme: 'La Televisión'

Published on April 12, 2023

'La Televisión' will be the theme of the 2024 Carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, which will be held between January 12 and February 18.

Europeans are heading to the Canary Islands for Easter with 13,000 flights scheduled for Holy Week
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Europeans are heading to the Canary Islands for Easter with 13,000 flights scheduled for Holy Week

Published on April 03, 2023

Holy Week is an important period for tourism in the Canary Islands, as many Europeans, as well as many Spaniards from the mainland, are heading to the Canaries for a bit of sun.

Canary Islands see record high temperature for March at 37,7ºC
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Canary Islands see record high temperature for March at 37,7ºC

Published on March 29, 2023

The Canary Islands are currently experiencing an episode of extremely high temperatures, with Aemet activating the yellow alert until Friday, on several islands in the archipelago.

Unusually high temperatures expected in the Canary Islands on Wednesday
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Unusually high temperatures expected in the Canary Islands on Wednesday

Published on March 28, 2023

The month of March seems like it will end with unusually high temperatures for this time of the year, with forecasts of over 32ºC in Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and Tenerife.

HD Hotels acquires the Oasis Village hotel in Corralejo
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HD Hotels acquires the Oasis Village hotel in Corralejo

Published on March 28, 2023

According to Tourinews, HD Hotels, the hotel division of Grupo HD (Dinosol Supermercados), has recently acquired the Oasis Village resort, located in ​​Corralejo (Fuerteventura).

Tenerife hotel bookings reach almost 80% capacity for Easter 2023
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Tenerife hotel bookings reach almost 80% capacity for Easter 2023

Published on March 27, 2023

The hotel and non-hotel establishments associated with Ashotel announced that accommodation bookings for Easter in Tenerife are already at 79.31%, only 3% less than the estimated numbers for Easter 2019, the pre-pandemic reference year.

Work begins on the Tenerife - La Gomera submarine electrical cable
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Work begins on the Tenerife - La Gomera submarine electrical cable

Published on March 21, 2023

The President of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, presided over the official act to start work on the new submarine electrical link designed to connect the islands of Tenerife and La Gomera, a project that represents a milestone in the modernization of the electrical system of the Canary Islands and in the decarbonization plans scheduled for the archipelago.

Corralejo will celebrate Holi, the Festival of Spring, for the first time this year
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Corralejo will celebrate Holi, the Festival of Spring, for the first time this year

Published on March 18, 2023

For the first time this year, people in Corralejo will celebrate a fun traditional Indian festival dedicated to the arrival of spring, warmth and the triumph of good over evil.

Canary Islands report a rise in air passenger traffic, surpassing pre-pandemic figures
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Canary Islands report a rise in air passenger traffic, surpassing pre-pandemic figures

Published on March 13, 2023

Aena airports exceed pre-pandemic data for the second consecutive month by reaching more than 16.6 million passengers in February. It represents an increase of 2.2% compared to data from the same month of 2019 and 39.6% more than in 2022.

Canary Islands report increased tourism demand for next winter, with 2,433 weekly flights
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Canary Islands report increased tourism demand for next winter, with 2,433 weekly flights

Published on March 09, 2023

Turismo de Canarias has been able to announce from ITB Berlin that the archipelago will maintain its tourist demand at even higher levels over the next winter season.

Over 500 kilograms of sand, volcanic rocks, rhodolites confiscated at Fuerteventura Airport each month
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Over 500 kilograms of sand, volcanic rocks, rhodolites confiscated at Fuerteventura Airport each month

Published on March 09, 2023

Every month between 500 and 600 kilograms of geological material are returned to the beaches of Fuerteventura, including sand, pebbles, volcanic rocks, or rhodolites.

Canary Islands expect a hot weekend, with temperatures reaching 30ºC
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Canary Islands expect a hot weekend, with temperatures reaching 30ºC

Published on March 08, 2023

As of Friday, a rise in temperatures is expected especially in the south of the islands, as well as inland, and on the summits of the islands above 1000 meters altitude.

A beach in Fuerteventura among the 10 Best Beaches in Europe 2023 according to Tripadvisor users
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A beach in Fuerteventura among the 10 Best Beaches in Europe 2023 according to Tripadvisor users

Published on March 03, 2023

Every year, Tripadvisor announces the top 10 beaches in Europe according to ratings by its users, and this year one beach from Fuerteventura made it to the list.

Gran Tarajal Carnival 2025 - Dates & Events - Fuerteventura
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Gran Tarajal Carnival 2025 - Dates & Events - Fuerteventura

Published on March 02, 2023

The carnivals have returned to their normal schedule in Fuerteventura and the Canary Islands in general, after a long absence due to the pandemic.

Maspalomas Vive Fest 2023 - Largest festival in the Canary Islands comes to Maspalomas
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Maspalomas Vive Fest 2023 - Largest festival in the Canary Islands comes to Maspalomas

Published on February 28, 2023

The largest festival in the Canary Islands arrives in Maspalomas between 6 - 9 April, with four days of music and fun.

Teide covered in white this morning. All access roads are closed due to ice
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Teide covered in white this morning. All access roads are closed due to ice

Published on February 06, 2023

Teide National Park in Tenerife woke up this morning covered in a fine layer of snow, with Mt Teide looking impressive in its white mantle.

December 2022 was the hottest month of December in the Canary Islands
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December 2022 was the hottest month of December in the Canary Islands

Published on January 30, 2023

AEMET has published the climatic summary for the month of December 2022, which has been classified as the warmest in all of Spain, not just the Canary Islands since the beginning of the monthly series in 1961, exceeding December 1989 by 0.2 °C, the warmest to date.

No more mandatory masks in public transport in Spain from February 8th
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No more mandatory masks in public transport in Spain from February 8th

Published on January 26, 2023

Spain's Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, announced this Thursday that the Council of Ministers will approve the end of the mandatory use of masks on public transport on February 7th.

Spain could end the mandatory use of masks in public transport soon
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Spain could end the mandatory use of masks in public transport soon

Published on January 26, 2023

The director of the Health Alerts and Emergencies Coordination Center of the Ministry of Health (CCAES), Fernando Simón, has announced that the mandatory use of masks in public transport in Spain will come to and end "shortly".

Canary Islands closed 2022 with 12.6 million visitors, 5.6% less than in 2019
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Canary Islands closed 2022 with 12.6 million visitors, 5.6% less than in 2019

Published on January 25, 2023

The hotel and non-hotel accommodations in the Archipelago closed the year 2022 with 86.7 million overnight stays, 11.5% less compared to those registered in 2019, the pre-pandemic reference year, although it is closing the gap with previous periods analyzed by the Tourism Competitiveness Observatory and Sustainability of Ashotel, which uses data from the Tourist Accommodation Survey of the Canary Islands Institute of Statistics (Istac).

Adeje celebrated San Sebastián, one of the oldest fiestas in Tenerife
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Adeje celebrated San Sebastián, one of the oldest fiestas in Tenerife

Published on January 24, 2023

On January 20th, Adeje celebrated one of the oldest fiestas in Tenerife, Saint or San Sebastián, marked in Adeje since the 16th century, in what was a holy place long before the Spanish conquest of the islands.

ALDI will open its Lanzarote store in February
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ALDI will open its Lanzarote store in February

Published on January 21, 2023

Last year, ALDI inaugurated its first stores in Tenerife, Gran Canaria, and Fuerteventura and this year it will open its first store in Lanzarote.

Canary Islands seen from space, on a clear day without any calima or clouds
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Canary Islands seen from space, on a clear day without any calima or clouds

Published on January 07, 2023

Copernicus EU, the Earth Observation component of the EU Space Programme, posted on January 6th a lovely photo of the Canary Islands archipelago, showing the beauty of the islands on a day without any clouds or calima.

This was the Three Kings parade in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in 2023
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This was the Three Kings parade in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in 2023

Published on January 06, 2023

In 2023, Las Palas de Gran Canaria celebrated the arrival of the Three Kings with a big parade through the city and a beautiful ceremony in the port to receive their Majesties.

Amazing fireworks in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on New Year's Eve 2023
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Amazing fireworks in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on New Year's Eve 2023

Published on January 01, 2023

After two years with no proper New Year's Eve celebrations, Las Palmas went all out with the fireworks display to welcome 2023 with all the bells and whistles.

Canary Islands affected by the intense calima as the haze causes problems at airports
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Canary Islands affected by the intense calima as the haze causes problems at airports

Published on December 27, 2022

As predicted by Aemet a few days ago, an important episode of calima is currently affecting the Canary Islands, reducing visibility and causing problems at some of the airports.

First snow this winter in Tenerife and La Palma
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First snow this winter in Tenerife and La Palma

Published on December 26, 2022

The islands of Tenerife and La Palma received their first snow this winter, on the morning of December 26th, the second day of Christmas!

Intense calima episode and Orange warning for strong wind in Tenerife, La Palma, El Hierro and La Gomera
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Intense calima episode and Orange warning for strong wind in Tenerife, La Palma, El Hierro and La Gomera

Published on December 25, 2022

According to Aemet, Christmas day will bring probable heavy rainfall in the western islands, from noon on La Palma and during the late hours of the day in the rest of the western islands, less like in Tenerife.

Christmas weather in the Canary Islands: mix of rain, calima and strong wind
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Christmas weather in the Canary Islands: mix of rain, calima and strong wind

Published on December 23, 2022

Aemet has just activated the first yellow warnings for Christmas day in the Canary Islands, due to intense rain that is expected to fall on the islands of La Palma, Tenerife, El Hierro and La Gomera.

Big celebrations in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria after Argentina's epic World Cup victory
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Big celebrations in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria after Argentina's epic World Cup victory

Published on December 19, 2022

Fans have gathered last night in Plaza de Espana in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria's capital city, to celebrate Argentina's epic World Cup win.

Rain continues in the Canary Islands as Yellow alert is activated for Wednesday
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Rain continues in the Canary Islands as Yellow alert is activated for Wednesday

Published on December 05, 2022

Locally heavy rains will continue to affect the Canary Islands this Monday, while in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura only moderate rains could be expected.

Rainy weekend and Orange wind alert on Sunday for Tenerife and La Palma
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Rainy weekend and Orange wind alert on Sunday for Tenerife and La Palma

Published on December 03, 2022

The Canary Islands are having a rainy weekend ahead, with moderate rain on Saturday, especially in various parts of La Palma, Tenerife, and Gran Canaria.

A meteorite is considered the likely cause for the tremor felt in Gran Canaria
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A meteorite is considered the likely cause for the tremor felt in Gran Canaria

Published on November 30, 2022

This afternoon, residents from various municipalities in Gran Canaria have reported that a great noise was heard, along with a strong tremor that was felt practically in all the municipalities of the island.

Canary Islands expect rain and a drop in temperatures starting from Thursday
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Canary Islands expect rain and a drop in temperatures starting from Thursday

Published on November 30, 2022

After a period of nice warm weather, the forecast is set to change in the Canary Islands with the formation of a storm near the archipelago, which would bring rain starting from Thursday.

Two drownings today on the beaches of Jandia in Fuerteventura
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Two drownings today on the beaches of Jandia in Fuerteventura

Published on November 28, 2022

Sad day today in Fuerteventura, as two people have lost their lives while at the beach in Jandia, in the southern part of the island.

New event in Fuerteventura: 1st edition of Antigua Cheese Fair to be celebrated in December
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New event in Fuerteventura: 1st edition of Antigua Cheese Fair to be celebrated in December

Published on November 24, 2022

A new event in Fuerteventura this December: the first edition of Antigua Cheese Fair will be celebrated between 9 and 11 of December 2022.

Canary Islands to be promoted as an ideal training destination for professional athletes
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Canary Islands to be promoted as an ideal training destination for professional athletes

Published on November 24, 2022

Turismo de Canarias has launched an international campaign to position the archipelago as the ideal destination for professional training, through a series of elite athletes who are already training in the archipelago and who will be the protagonists of this initiative, based on the concept of 'The Islands of Extraordinary Beings'.

Ryanair to reopen bases in Tenerife and Lanzarote in 2023
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Ryanair to reopen bases in Tenerife and Lanzarote in 2023

Published on November 23, 2022

Ryanair has announced that in March 2023 it will reopen its bases in Lanzarote and Tenerife South, which got closed along with the bases the company had in Gran Canaria and Girona.

Strong winds and probable rains this weekend in the Canaries
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Strong winds and probable rains this weekend in the Canaries

Published on November 18, 2022

After a long period of high temperatures and no rain, Aemet has announced rains for this weekend, especially in the north of the mountainous islands, as well as a yellow alert for strong winds in some areas of the archipelago.

Cabildo tests eco-friendly paving on the road to Cofete and Puertito de la Cruz
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Cabildo tests eco-friendly paving on the road to Cofete and Puertito de la Cruz

Published on November 17, 2022

The Area of ​​Infrastructures, Roads and Territorial Planning of the Cabildo de Fuerteventura, directed by President Sergio Lloret, carried out on Wednesday, November 16, a test of a consolidating and stabilizing product for paving, which could be used for ecologically-friendly paving of the road between Morro Jable and Puertito de la Cruz and Cofete.

#AfterTeleWork, a new campaign to attract remote workers to the Canary Islands
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#AfterTeleWork, a new campaign to attract remote workers to the Canary Islands

Published on November 15, 2022

An eye-catching campaign to attract remote workers has been launched in 12 countries, with giant screens that cover the streets of London and Berlin, and a presence in the crowded Plaza de Callao to attract these long-stay tourists.

Unusually high temperatures over 30ºC expected these days in the Canary Islands
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Unusually high temperatures over 30ºC expected these days in the Canary Islands

Published on November 15, 2022

Unusually high temperatures for November continue to be registered in the Canary Islands these days, as Aemet forecasts that the temperature will reach 30º in some areas.

Over 40,000 people attended Fuerteventura Kite Festival this year
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Over 40,000 people attended Fuerteventura Kite Festival this year

Published on November 14, 2022

Sunday was a spectacular closing day at Corralejo Grandes Playas, bidding farewell to the 35th edition of the International Kite Festival.

Over 400,000 seats between Gran Canaria and the UK this winter season
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Over 400,000 seats between Gran Canaria and the UK this winter season

Published on November 09, 2022

Gran Canaria will have 417,129 regular seats connecting it to the United Kingdom this winter season. This represents a milestone in the island's connectivity, with an increase of 31.8% compared to the same months of the 2019-2020 season, which is a good sign for the island's tourism recovery.

New routes and 48% more seats between UK and Fuerteventura this winter
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New routes and 48% more seats between UK and Fuerteventura this winter

Published on November 09, 2022

Fuerteventura starts its presence in the World Travel Market (WTM) with very good data from the British market, which continues to be interested in the island as a destination for beach holidays.

Barceló Fuerteventura Beach recognized as Best Holiday Resort by World Travel Awards
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Barceló Fuerteventura Beach recognized as Best Holiday Resort by World Travel Awards

Published on November 08, 2022

Recently, the World Travel Award offered the prize for Best Vacation Resort to Barceló Fuerteventura Beach in Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura.

Arena Negra Festival returns to Gran Tarajal in Fuerteventura this November
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Arena Negra Festival returns to Gran Tarajal in Fuerteventura this November

Published on November 04, 2022

The Arena Negra Festival will return this November to Gran Tarajal in Fuerteventura to celebrate the second edition of this event.

Canary Islands participate in World Travel Market tourism fair in London to attract more winter visitors
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Canary Islands participate in World Travel Market tourism fair in London to attract more winter visitors

Published on November 03, 2022

Turismo de Canarias launches a campaign in 14 markets to attract the 'Winter Escapists', European citizens who want to escape the routine and the cold, while 7 million airplane seats connect the archipelago to various cities in Europe.

Tenerife will increase promotional campaigns in France as air traffic grows by 52% this winter
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Tenerife will increase promotional campaigns in France as air traffic grows by 52% this winter

Published on November 02, 2022

The Cabildo de Tenerife, through Turismo de Tenerife, has developed several promotional actions with a dozen travel agents to the destination and participates in the Top Resa fair in Paris The Cabildo de Tenerife, through Turismo de Tenerife, has launched different actions to promote the island as a destination in France, a market that will increase its regular air capacity to Tenerife in the coming winter season by 22% compared to 2021, and 52% compared to 2019.

Unusually high temperatures this weekend, reaching 30ºC in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura
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Unusually high temperatures this weekend, reaching 30ºC in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura

Published on October 28, 2022

According to Aemet, the Canary Islands are experiencing an episode of unusually high temperatures these days, given that it's late October and these temperatures would be more common for months like August.

Feria del Mar Corralejo 2022 - A weekend of good food and music
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Feria del Mar Corralejo 2022 - A weekend of good food and music

Published on October 27, 2022

During the last weekend of October, Corralejo will host FEMAR 2022, the first edition of Feria del Mar organized in the municipality of La Oliva.

Costa Calma will host the largest drone show in Fuerteventura
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Costa Calma will host the largest drone show in Fuerteventura

Published on October 26, 2022

The Department of Tourism of the Pájara City Council announced the largest drone show in Fuerteventura, as part of the Patron Saint Festivities of Costa Calma. The event will take place on Saturday 29 at 00:00 hours, next to the Costa Calma Soccer Field.

Spain lifts all entry requirements for non-EU visitors
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Spain lifts all entry requirements for non-EU visitors

Published on October 20, 2022

Spain has finally announced that it's dropping all entry requirements for non-EU arrivals, which means that visitors from the UK will no longer be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative test in order to enter the country.

Possible calima from Tuesday, affecting mostly Lanzarote and Fuerteventura
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Possible calima from Tuesday, affecting mostly Lanzarote and Fuerteventura

Published on October 17, 2022

According to Aemet, it is probable that Saharian dust will enter the archipelago starting tomorrow, Tuesday, October 18, affecting mostly the easternmost islands, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, but it could also affect Gran Canaria as well.

Sunset Canarias Mogán 2022 - Music Festival in Gran Canaria
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Sunset Canarias Mogán 2022 - Music Festival in Gran Canaria

Published on October 14, 2022

Sunset Canarias festival will take place in various locations in Playa de Mogán, Gran Canaria, between October 17 and 28.

Giant squid of over 3 meters found in the ocean between Tenerife and La Gomera
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Giant squid of over 3 meters found in the ocean between Tenerife and La Gomera

Published on October 12, 2022

A giant squid, exceeding three meters in length and weighing more than 200 kilograms, has been found floating in the stretch of ocean between the islands of Tenerife and La Gomera (part of the Canary Islands archipelago).

ALDi opens its Fuerteventura store on October 26
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ALDi opens its Fuerteventura store on October 26

Published on October 11, 2022

After opening its first stores in Tenerife and Gran Canaria, the ALDI supermarket chain is soon expanding and opening its first store in Fuerteventura as well.

Sunset Festival Jandia 2022 - Music Festival in Fuerteventura
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Sunset Festival Jandia 2022 - Music Festival in Fuerteventura

Published on October 11, 2022

Pajara will host this month a music festival that will take place in the towns of Morro Jable, La Lajita and Costa Calma from October 8 to 29 and will feature artists like Camela, Los Screensavers or Shaila Durcal.

A DANA located close to the Canary Islands could bring heavy rains during the weeked
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A DANA located close to the Canary Islands could bring heavy rains during the weeked

Published on October 10, 2022

Aemet has announced that they are currently monitoring a DANA (Isolated Depression at High Levels) that could be placed in the northeast of the Canary Islands from this Wednesday, which could cause heavy rains over the weekend.

Special bus lines for Caleta de Fuste Beach Party 2022
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Special bus lines for Caleta de Fuste Beach Party 2022

Published on October 08, 2022

The Cabildo de Fuerteventura, through the Ministry of Transport and the Tiadhe intercity transport concessionaire, has launched a special bus service for the Caleta de Fuste Beach Party 2022.

Orotava Beer Festival 2022 - Tenerife, Canary Islands
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Orotava Beer Festival 2022 - Tenerife, Canary Islands

Published on October 06, 2022

Orotava Beer Festival and DiverSaldo will take place this weekend in the historic center of this beautiful historic town in Tenerife.

Sunset Festival in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote 2022
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Sunset Festival in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote 2022

Published on October 04, 2022

Throughout the month of October, Puerto del Carmen will be the scene of the Sunset Festival, with more than ten free performances by several artists, while the main headliner will be the popular group La Oreja de Van Gogh.

October starts with rising temperatures and calima in the Canary Islands
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October starts with rising temperatures and calima in the Canary Islands

Published on October 02, 2022

The month of October starts with an unusual calima episode in the Canary Islands, since this type of suspended Saharian dust is not that common during the autumn season.

Hundreds of canceled flights, floods and landslides in the Canaries due to storm Hermine
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Hundreds of canceled flights, floods and landslides in the Canaries due to storm Hermine

Published on September 26, 2022

The rain on Sunday has been really intense in some areas of the Canary Islands, which has caused a lot of canceled flights and even diverted ones, as well as other incidents like landslides, floods and fallen trees.

Hermine downgraded to tropical depression, still causes heavy rain in the Canary Islands
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Hermine downgraded to tropical depression, still causes heavy rain in the Canary Islands

Published on September 25, 2022

Aemet Canarias has just announced that, as was expected, storm Hermine had lost strength and it is again classed as a tropical depression instead of a tropical storm.

Heavy rains in the Canary Islands from this afternoon as Storm Hermine advances
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Heavy rains in the Canary Islands from this afternoon as Storm Hermine advances

Published on September 24, 2022

The National Hurricane Center has issued Advisory no. 4 and warns about heavy rains in the Canary Islands caused by the approach of Tropical Storm Hermine.

Beach facilities in Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria, now managed by Mogán City Council
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Beach facilities in Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria, now managed by Mogán City Council

Published on September 24, 2022

Since Friday, September 23, Mogán City Council has started to administer the beach facilities offered in Puerto Rico, after the company that was previously in charge, Puerto Rico SA, removed their beach hammocks and umbrellas.

The cyclone near the Canary Islands becomes Tropical Storm Hermine
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The cyclone near the Canary Islands becomes Tropical Storm Hermine

Published on September 23, 2022

The NHC has just officially confirmed that Tropical Depression Ten has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Hermine, due to its rapidly intensifying strength.

Maximum alert issued for all Canary Islands due to the tropical cyclone
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Maximum alert issued for all Canary Islands due to the tropical cyclone

Published on September 23, 2022

Canary Islands Government has issued a maximum alert for the archipelago, in the wake of the tropical cyclone that is estimated to form nearby, affecting the islands starting from Saturday and until Monday.

Chances of a tropical cyclone forming near the Canary Islands increase to 70%
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Chances of a tropical cyclone forming near the Canary Islands increase to 70%

Published on September 23, 2022

According to information updated by the National Hurricane Center, the chances of a tropical cyclone forming near the Canaries have increased to 70% (yesterday the estimate was at 60%).

Aemet warns about torrential rain this weekend in the Canary Islands
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Aemet warns about torrential rain this weekend in the Canary Islands

Published on September 22, 2022

Aemet has just announced that today, September 22, an active tropical wave is situated on the coast of Senegal. The National Hurricane Center anticipates that this tropical wave will grow in intensity and it is probable (60%) that it will evolve into a tropical depression in the next 5 days, moving towards north - northwest, between the islands of Cape Verde and the African coast.

Fuerteventura promoted in France at a major travel event in Paris
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Fuerteventura promoted in France at a major travel event in Paris

Published on September 21, 2022

Fuerteventura Tourism is attending the IFTM Top Resa (a major B2B travel event) in Paris this week to promote the island of Fuerteventura on the French market, where the director of the area, Jessica de León, has met with the main tour operators and travel agents in the country.

A tropical cyclone could form near the Canary Islands in the next five days
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A tropical cyclone could form near the Canary Islands in the next five days

Published on September 21, 2022

The National Hurricane Center in the United States and the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) have announced that they are monitoring a tropical wave that is moving towards the west coast of Africa and that could lead to the formation of a tropical cyclone, although the possible impact on the Canary archipelago can't be estimated for certain at the moment.

Yellow warning today due to rains in all the Canary Islands archipelago
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Yellow warning today due to rains in all the Canary Islands archipelago

Published on September 19, 2022

Aemet has extended the yellow warning for rain to cover the entire territory of the Canary Islands archipelago, after it was initially issued only for the islands of La Palma and Tenerife.

Fuerteventura eco-tourism plans: new interpretation center and guided tours around the volcanoes
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Fuerteventura eco-tourism plans: new interpretation center and guided tours around the volcanoes

Published on September 19, 2022

The City Council of La Oliva continues betting on eco-tourism. In 2017, the northern municipality was the only one to access ECO-TUR aid, a European program aimed at improving the ecotourism offers in EU regions made up of European local administrations from all over the Canary Islands, Azores and Madeira, and also from other countries such as Cape Verde, Senegal and Mauritania.

Heavy rains cause floods and incidents especially in Gran Canaria
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Heavy rains cause floods and incidents especially in Gran Canaria

Published on September 18, 2022

The effects of a DANA (Isolated Depression in High Levels) have been felt today in the Canary Islands, especially on the island of Gran Canaria, where heavy rains have caused a lot of incidents.

Open Mall, home to Lanzarote's only Primark, set to open on November 11
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Open Mall, home to Lanzarote's only Primark, set to open on November 11

Published on September 17, 2022

Open Mall Lanzarote, which is set to become the largest open-air leisure and shopping center on the island, will open its doors to the public on November 11, after a long waiting period.

Newly renovated El Perchel beach in Arguineguín is ready to welcome visitors
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Newly renovated El Perchel beach in Arguineguín is ready to welcome visitors

Published on September 17, 2022

The town of Arguineguín enjoys from this Friday a completely rehabilitated recreation area and equipped with new services, El Perchel beach.

Maspalomas and Meloneras will completely renew sunbeds and umbrellas on beaches
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Maspalomas and Meloneras will completely renew sunbeds and umbrellas on beaches

Published on September 15, 2022

The Maspalomas-Gran Canaria Tourism Rehabilitation Consortium has put out to tender the supply of sunbeds and umbrellas for the beaches in the area of Maspalomas Costa Canaria, for a value of 600,000 euros, divided into two lots.

Corralejo International Kite Festival 2022 is promoted in France, in Dieppe
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Corralejo International Kite Festival 2022 is promoted in France, in Dieppe

Published on September 14, 2022

The Department of Tourism of the City Council of La Oliva, in collaboration with the Tourist Board of the Island Council of Fuerteventura, has launched a promotional campaign for the 2022 edition of Corralejo Kite Festival.

Possible light rain in the Canary Islands this weekend
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Possible light rain in the Canary Islands this weekend

Published on September 14, 2022

According to Aemet (the State Meteorological Agency), light to moderate rain is forecasted for late Saturday and Sunday, with temperatures set to drop noticeably, especially on Sunday.

Tenerife accommodation occupancy rose to around 85% in August
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Tenerife accommodation occupancy rose to around 85% in August

Published on September 06, 2022

The hotel and non-hotel establishments associated with Ashotel closed the month of August with quite positive data, which raised the average occupancy in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife to 84.82%.

Tenerife beaches reopen after swimming was prohibited due to presence of microalgae
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Tenerife beaches reopen after swimming was prohibited due to presence of microalgae

Published on September 05, 2022

Most of the beaches in Tenerife affected by the presence of microalgae have been reopened today, as announced by the local city councils.

High heat alert in Gran Canaria and showers in some of the other Canaries
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High heat alert in Gran Canaria and showers in some of the other Canaries

Published on August 30, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has activated an alert due to high temperatures in several municipalities on the island of Gran Canaria: Mogán, Santa Lucía de Tirajana, Agüimes, Ingenio, San Bartolomé de Tirajana and La Aldea de San Nicolás.

The heat continues in the Canary Islands, with maximum temps reaching 34ºC
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The heat continues in the Canary Islands, with maximum temps reaching 34ºC

Published on August 22, 2022

Large parts of the Canary Islands archipelago will be under a warning due to high temperatures this Monday, except for the northern areas of Tenerife and Gran Canaria, and the summits and east of La Palma.

Canary Islands ports reached pre pandemic figures in terms of passenger traffic
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Canary Islands ports reached pre pandemic figures in terms of passenger traffic

Published on August 17, 2022

The ports in the Canary Islands announced that between January and June 2022, they transported more than half a million vehicles, a figure that is similar to the one in 2019.

The new fire declared in Tenerife in Icod el Alto is already stabilized
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The new fire declared in Tenerife in Icod el Alto is already stabilized

Published on August 08, 2022

Earlier today, Cabildo de Tenerife had announced on Twitter that a new fire broke out on the island in the area of Icod el Alto.

Los Cristianos beach now has two adapted toilets, in addition to the one in Playa Honda
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Los Cristianos beach now has two adapted toilets, in addition to the one in Playa Honda

Published on August 04, 2022

Arona City Council has completed the refurbishment work on a complete toilet for Los Cristianos beach, with a bathroom for women, men and people with reduced mobility.

Spain limits air conditioning to 27ºC and heating to 19ºC as part of an energy saving plan
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Spain limits air conditioning to 27ºC and heating to 19ºC as part of an energy saving plan

Published on August 03, 2022

In an attempt to limit energy consumption, a Royal decree was published this Tuesday regarding energy saving and efficiency measures, which had been approved yesterday by the Government.

Canary Islands recovered almost 90% of pre-Covid tourism during the first half of 2022
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Canary Islands recovered almost 90% of pre-Covid tourism during the first half of 2022

Published on August 03, 2022

“The Canary Islands showed in June the dynamism that is specific to the tourism sector, which allows us to confirm a recovery in activity for the first half of the year, already close to 90% of that registered in the pre-Covid period.”

Calima and new heatwave in the Canary Islands, with temperatures up to 37ºC
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Calima and new heatwave in the Canary Islands, with temperatures up to 37ºC

Published on July 31, 2022

A new heatwave affecting the Canary Islands is starting this Sunday, so Aemet has issued several warnings in regards to high temperatures which will be recorded over the next several days.

The fire in the North of Tenerife is now under control
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The fire in the North of Tenerife is now under control

Published on July 29, 2022

The president of the Cabildo de Tenerife, Pedro Martín, just announced today that the forest fire is now considered under control. The roads and access to the forest areas of the island have been reopened since yesterday, with the exception of the areas close to the fire.

Tenerife fire is stabilized but active, with firefighters trying to control it
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Tenerife fire is stabilized but active, with firefighters trying to control it

Published on July 25, 2022

The president of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, pointed out that the fire has not grown during the night of Sunday and Monday morning and that, although it is still active and has not been controlled, the fire is now stabilized in various zones.

Tenerife fire keeps growing, reaching Icod de Los Vinos municipality
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Tenerife fire keeps growing, reaching Icod de Los Vinos municipality

Published on July 23, 2022

The fire in Tenerife has currently affected around 800 hectares of forest, although throughout the night more than 150 extinction personnel have worked and in the morning also the aerial operations have resumed.

High temperatures and intense calima this weekend in the Canary Islands
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High temperatures and intense calima this weekend in the Canary Islands

Published on July 23, 2022

An episode of intense calima will affect the Canary Islands this weekend, combined with high temperatures ranging from 34 to 38 ºC, mainly affecting inland areas of the islands.

New fire outbreak in Tenerife in San José de los Llanos
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New fire outbreak in Tenerife in San José de los Llanos

Published on July 22, 2022

Cabildo de Tenerife has announced that a new fire broke out in the municipality of El Tanque in the area of San José de los Llanos.

Fire in Tenerife continues, affecting around 200 hectares of forest
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Fire in Tenerife continues, affecting around 200 hectares of forest

Published on July 22, 2022

The fire that started yesterday morning in Tenerife continues today and for the moment about 200 hectares of public forest have been affected.

Level 2 forest fire in Tenerife in the area of Los Realejos and San Juan de La Rambla
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Level 2 forest fire in Tenerife in the area of Los Realejos and San Juan de La Rambla

Published on July 21, 2022

The forest fire that started today at 10:19 a.m. in the Los Campeches area, in the municipality of Los Realejos, in Tenerife, has moved to Level 2 at 2:00 p.m. at the request of the Cabildo de Tenerife, so the Government of the Canary Islands has assumed the management of the situation.

Canary Islands under red and orange warnings due to high temperatures
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Canary Islands under red and orange warnings due to high temperatures

Published on July 19, 2022

Aemet has activated the health warnings between July 19 and 23 in different municipalities on the islands of Gran Canaria, Tenerife, La Palma and Fuerteventura, due to high temperatures.

Gran Canaria moves to Alert Level 3, due to an increase in hospital bed occupancy
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Gran Canaria moves to Alert Level 3, due to an increase in hospital bed occupancy

Published on July 14, 2022

We've not published an alert level update for a while, since there haven't been any notable changes up until now when it has been announced that Gran Canaria will move to Alert level 3 and La Palma will move to Alert level 2, due to an increase in hospital beds occupancy.

Canary Islands prepare for a hot weekend with orange alert and temps of up to 40ºC
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Canary Islands prepare for a hot weekend with orange alert and temps of up to 40ºC

Published on July 07, 2022

Aemet has elevated the warning level to orange alert due to extremely high temperatures in the Canary Islands over the weekend.

Yellow alert activated in the Canary Islands due to high temperatures
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Yellow alert activated in the Canary Islands due to high temperatures

Published on July 06, 2022

Aemet has activated the yellow alert due to high temperatures, marking the start of several days of intense heat in the Canary Islands.

Los Indianos carnival in La Palma, voted as second best party in Spain
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Los Indianos carnival in La Palma, voted as second best party in Spain

Published on July 06, 2022

Clubrural celebrated this year the 3rd edition of the Mi Fiesta es la Mejor (My party is the best) after a two-year break due to the pandemic.

First heatwave in the Canary Islands this summer
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First heatwave in the Canary Islands this summer

Published on July 05, 2022

Aemet has announced that over the next few days there will be a significant rise in temperature in the Canary Islands, marking the first proper heatwave this summer.

UK holidaymakers can now use Schengen e-Gates at Spain's busiest tourist airports
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UK holidaymakers can now use Schengen e-Gates at Spain's busiest tourist airports

Published on July 04, 2022

Spain's Ministry of Interior has announced that due to the high number of British tourists visiting the country this summer, at the busiest airports holidaymakers will be allowed to use Schengen e-Gates, which should cut short the time spent at the airport after landing.

Rising temperatures and light calima in the Canary Islands this week
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Rising temperatures and light calima in the Canary Islands this week

Published on July 04, 2022

Aemet has announced that temperatures will rise this week and from Tuesday there's a probability of calima, especially in the eastern islands.

Good news for Tenerife visitors this summer: Siam Nights return from July 1st
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Good news for Tenerife visitors this summer: Siam Nights return from July 1st

Published on June 30, 2022

Siam Park in Tenerife has announced that from July 1st, 2022, they will bring back their usual summer events organized under the name of Siam Nights.

Fred Olsen adds new 'Buganvilla Express' cataraman to Fuerteventura - Lanzarote route
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Fred Olsen adds new 'Buganvilla Express' cataraman to Fuerteventura - Lanzarote route

Published on June 27, 2022

Fred Olsen has announced that they will add the 'Buganvilla Express' catamaran to their fleet, with a capacity of 250 passengers, in order to respond to the growing demand in travel between Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.

The largest shopping center in Fuerteventura will be built in Corralejo
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The largest shopping center in Fuerteventura will be built in Corralejo

Published on June 27, 2022

Seniorbel, the Belgian developer Seniorbel based in Tenerife for over a decade, will allocate 20 million for the development of a macro commercial complex, which will be one of the largest and most luxurious in Fuerteventura, according to an announcement published today in the Spanish newspaper La Provincia.

Las Agujas complex in Corralejo, Fuerteventura, will be demolished
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Las Agujas complex in Corralejo, Fuerteventura, will be demolished

Published on June 23, 2022

After years of waiting, the demolition of Las Agujas complex, located at the entrance to Corralejo, will now be a reality.

Street parties at Tenerife Carnival 2022 are about to start. Here's the schedule and what you need to know
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Street parties at Tenerife Carnival 2022 are about to start. Here's the schedule and what you need to know

Published on June 21, 2022

The City Council of Santa Cruz de Tenerife has presented this Tuesday the program of activities for the Street Carnival 2022 in the capital of Tenerife, which will begin on June 23rd.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to celebrate St. John's Eve with concerts and a fireworks show
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to celebrate St. John's Eve with concerts and a fireworks show

Published on June 21, 2022

The city of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria is preparing a big celebration of the Bonfires of Saint John (Noche de San Juan) in the area of Las Canteras beach, with concerts and fireworks.

Lanzarote: Extended services for Papagayo Camping Area this summer
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Lanzarote: Extended services for Papagayo Camping Area this summer

Published on June 16, 2022

As of June 20, customers who stay at the Papagayo Camping in Lanzarote will be able to use the bathrooms and will have access to electricity in their spaces.

Strong waves alert activated for Friday in the Canary Islands
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Strong waves alert activated for Friday in the Canary Islands

Published on June 15, 2022

Aemet has just activated an alert for coastal phenomena in the Canary Islands, which will be in place from 15:00 h on Friday, June 17, until the end of the day at midnight.

First Aldi stores in the Canary Islands will open in July
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First Aldi stores in the Canary Islands will open in July

Published on June 15, 2022

ALDI has just announced that its logistical platform in the Canary Islands is now finished and has started functioning, so the first ALDI stores in the archipelago will open next month.

Ruth González Martín is the Queen of Tenerife Carnival 2022
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Ruth González Martín is the Queen of Tenerife Carnival 2022

Published on June 11, 2022

Santa Cruz de Tenerife already has a new Carnival Queen: Ruth González Martín has won the title of Carnival Queen 2022 with a design by Santi Castro entitled ¡¡Mírame!!, representing the Añaza Carrefour Shopping Center.

3 villages in the Canary Islands among the "Most Beautiful Villages in Spain 2022"
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3 villages in the Canary Islands among the "Most Beautiful Villages in Spain 2022"

Published on June 09, 2022

Each year, Spain chooses its most beautiful villages and small towns, in a local contest known as "Los Pueblos Más Bonitos de España".

Calima and a rise in temperatures until Thursday in the Canary Islands
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Calima and a rise in temperatures until Thursday in the Canary Islands

Published on June 07, 2022

The calima is returning to the Canary Islands from Tuesday ans is expected to affect the archipelago at least until Thursday, with a rise in temperatures also expected.

First Daytime Carnival to be celebrated in Caleta de Fuste and Antigua, Fuerteventura
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First Daytime Carnival to be celebrated in Caleta de Fuste and Antigua, Fuerteventura

Published on June 03, 2022

Good news for holidaymakers going to Fuerteventura: Antigua and Caleta de Fuste will celebrate for the first time a Daytime Carnival with parades, performances and music groups.

Bellissima - weekend event with Italian flavours in Corralejo, Fuerteventura
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Bellissima - weekend event with Italian flavours in Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Published on June 02, 2022

Patricio Calero Square in Corralejo will host "Bellissima", an event where visitors will be able to celebrate Italian music, culture and gastronomy with performances by Andrea Agresti and his band 4Ever Band, Nunzia Giannotta and DJ Miguel Dejota.

Spain drops all Covid entry requirements for EU and Schengen travellers
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Spain drops all Covid entry requirements for EU and Schengen travellers

Published on June 02, 2022

Spain's Ministry of Health has just announced that the country is dropping all Covid related entry requirements for visitors coming from EU and Schengen countries.

Coastal promenade in Corralejo, Fuerteventura, will get a makeover soon
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Coastal promenade in Corralejo, Fuerteventura, will get a makeover soon

Published on June 02, 2022

The Corralejo Seafront Rehabilitation Project will see the light of day in the coming months after being included in the Strategic Plan for Tourism Infrastructure and Comprehensive Management of Tourism Centers subsidies.

Party all night & day long at Tenerife Carnival 2022: the afterhours clubs can stay open until 1 p.m.
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Party all night & day long at Tenerife Carnival 2022: the afterhours clubs can stay open until 1 p.m.

Published on June 01, 2022

With only a few days to go until the beginning of the Carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, everyone is looking forward to the street parties and celebrations that make up the life of this huge event in the Canary Islands.

73 weekly flights between the Canary Islands and Italy this summer
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73 weekly flights between the Canary Islands and Italy this summer

Published on May 26, 2022

Turismo de Canarias participates these days in the Roadshow Destinazione Spagna, a tour of different Italian cities where they will present what the archipelago has to offer to 200 professionals from the tourism sector.

Tenerife wants to attract Canadian remote workers and digital nomads
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Tenerife wants to attract Canadian remote workers and digital nomads

Published on May 25, 2022

Turismo de Tenerife has participated in the Running Remote 2022 event with the purpose of promoting the island as a destination for teleworking and publicizing the actions that are being implemented to develop the digital ecosystem. Around a thousand people participated in these sessions, which were held on May 17 and 18 in Montreal, Canada.

First case of monkeypox in the Canary Islands confirmed in Gran Canaria
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First case of monkeypox in the Canary Islands confirmed in Gran Canaria

Published on May 23, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has just confirmed the first case of monkeypox in the Canary Islands, on the island of Gran Canaria, after receiving the result of the test carried out a few days ago. The second case reported last Friday is still waiting for the result of the test which is being analyzed in coordination with the National Center for Microbiology.

Spain eases entry rules for unvaccinated British visitors
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Spain eases entry rules for unvaccinated British visitors

Published on May 21, 2022

Spain has just announced today that it's easing the entry rules for unvaccinated visitors from third countries (meaning also the UK), so unvaccinated travellers from these countries will be able to visit Spain again.

Weather forecast: Wind gusts of over 100 km/h in Tenerife this weekend
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Weather forecast: Wind gusts of over 100 km/h in Tenerife this weekend

Published on May 13, 2022

During the weekend, Tenerife will experience strong wind gusts in the central peaks of the island, with gusts that will locally exceed 100 km/h.

Temperature reached 35.7ºC in Fuerteventura today, due to a heat burst, a rare meteorological phenomenon
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Temperature reached 35.7ºC in Fuerteventura today, due to a heat burst, a rare meteorological phenomenon

Published on May 10, 2022

Temperatures have reached 35.7ºC today in Pajara, Fuerteventura, in what is known as a heat burst, a rare meteorological phenomenon.

Over 1 million international tourists visited the Canary Islands in March
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Over 1 million international tourists visited the Canary Islands in March

Published on May 06, 2022

The Canary Islands received 1.1 million international tourists in March 2022, being the first time when the archipelago exceeded the one million tourists barrier since the pandemic started.

Calima and high temperatures up to 34ºC in the Canary Islands over the weekend
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Calima and high temperatures up to 34ºC in the Canary Islands over the weekend

Published on May 05, 2022

A new calima episode is expected in the Canary Islands over the next few days, with temperatures set to rise reaching up to 34°C in some areas of the archipelago.

Cloudy skies, light rain and strong wind expected in some parts of the Canaries
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Cloudy skies, light rain and strong wind expected in some parts of the Canaries

Published on May 03, 2022

Starting from Tuesday, May 3rd, temperatures are expected to drop in the Canary Islands, with weak rain expected in some parts of the archipelago, accompanied by cloudy skies and in some areas by strong gusts of wind.

1,040 new Covid cases in the Canary Islands in the last 4 days
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1,040 new Covid cases in the Canary Islands in the last 4 days

Published on April 27, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands reports that since the last data update on Friday, April 22, there have been 1,040 new COVID-19 cases registered among people over 60 years of age, which is the population group that is followed up after passing the acute phase of the pandemic.

Cloudy weekend with weak rains in the Canary Islands
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Cloudy weekend with weak rains in the Canary Islands

Published on April 22, 2022

After the last weekend in the Canaries was marked by high temperatures and calima, this weekend it seems that the islands will get some light rain, but without any significant meteorological events.

All Canary Islands will continue at medium and low levels of Covid alert
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All Canary Islands will continue at medium and low levels of Covid alert

Published on April 21, 2022

The Ministry of Health has today updated the health alert levels after the epidemiological report of the General Directorate of Public Health, with data as of April 20.

1,682 new Covid cases in the Canary Islands over the last week
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1,682 new Covid cases in the Canary Islands over the last week

Published on April 20, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands reports that since the last data update on Tuesday, April 12, there have been 1,682 new COVID-19 cases registered among people over 60 years of age, which is the population group that is followed up after passing the acute phase of the pandemic.

Spain eliminates mandatory use of masks (with a few exceptions)
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Spain eliminates mandatory use of masks (with a few exceptions)

Published on April 19, 2022

As it was previously announced, today, April 19, is the reunion where it will officially be established that masks will stop being mandatory in indoor spaces in Spain.

Activated the yellow alert for strong winds in the Canary Islands
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Activated the yellow alert for strong winds in the Canary Islands

Published on April 19, 2022

Aemet has activated the yellow alert for strong wind in the Canary Islands, which will be in place on Tuesday and Wednesday as well.

All-time record for the Canary Islands, with 155 productions filmed here in 2021
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All-time record for the Canary Islands, with 155 productions filmed here in 2021

Published on April 18, 2022

The Canary Islands have closed 2021 with a record in terms of audiovisual filming. 155 productions have been filmed in the Canaries in 2021, including films, series, documentaries, shorts and animation, which left an investment of 98 million euros in the archipelago.

Calima returns to the Canary Islands with high winds and temperatures
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Calima returns to the Canary Islands with high winds and temperatures

Published on April 17, 2022

The calima has returned to the Canary Islands this Easter Sunday and in some places, the visibility was drastically reduced, but fortunately, this has not caused problems for air traffic, although it was a very busy day for Canarian airports.

Spain issues new 2 Euro coins showcasing Garajonay National Park in La Gomera
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Spain issues new 2 Euro coins showcasing Garajonay National Park in La Gomera

Published on April 16, 2022

The National Currency and Stamp Factory (FNMT) in Spain has issued a number of one million 2 Euro coins which are classed as a collector's items, depicting an image of Garajonay National Park in La Gomera, Canary Islands.

Hot beach weather in the Canary Islands on Easter Sunday
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Hot beach weather in the Canary Islands on Easter Sunday

Published on April 15, 2022

The Canary Islands expect to see a rise in temperatures ahead of Easter in 2022, as a mass of warm dry air from the African continent is starting to make its presence felt, although its effect will be more visible starting from Saturday.

Canary Islands remain at medium and low levels of Covid alert
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Canary Islands remain at medium and low levels of Covid alert

Published on April 14, 2022

The Ministry of Health has today updated the health alert levels after the epidemiological report of the General Directorate of Public Health.

Card payments for tickets extended to all bus lines in Tenerife
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Card payments for tickets extended to all bus lines in Tenerife

Published on April 13, 2022

The Minister of Mobility and president of Titsa, Enrique Arriaga announced that the company is the first intercity transport company in Spain to implement the card payment system in the entire fleet of its vehicles.

Beach in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, among 20 most beautiful beaches in the world according to National Geographic
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Beach in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, among 20 most beautiful beaches in the world according to National Geographic

Published on April 13, 2022

National Geographic has published a list of the "40 Most beautiful beaches in the world" and a beach in Corralejo, Fuerteventura, is among the top 20 beaches in this top.

773 new Covid cases reported on April 12 in the Canary Islands
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773 new Covid cases reported on April 12 in the Canary Islands

Published on April 13, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands reports that since the last data update on Friday there have been 773 new COVID-19 cases registered among people over 60 years of age, which is the population group that is followed up after passing the acute phase of the pandemic.

Temperatures set to rise in the Canary Islands ahead of Easter
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Temperatures set to rise in the Canary Islands ahead of Easter

Published on April 11, 2022

Aemet has published the weather forecast for Holy Week in the Canary Islands and it seems that the weather will be stable, with cloudy skies at the beginning of the week and temperatures on the rise towards Easter weekend.

Yellow alert: 4 meters waves expected in Tenerife, La Palma and El Hierro
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Yellow alert: 4 meters waves expected in Tenerife, La Palma and El Hierro

Published on April 10, 2022

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has activated the yellow alert for some of the Canary Islands starting from Monday evening, April 11th, warning about high waves in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The alert is valid from Monday at 6:00 pm and it covers the islands of Tenerife, La Palma and El Hierro, where strong waves up to 4 meters high are expected.

869 new Covid cases reported on April 8th in the Canary Islands
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869 new Covid cases reported on April 8th in the Canary Islands

Published on April 08, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands reports that since the last data update on Tuesday there have been 869 new COVID-19 cases registered among people over 60 years of age, which is the population group that is followed up after passing the acute phase of the pandemic.

Canary Islands still at medium and low levels of Covid alert
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Canary Islands still at medium and low levels of Covid alert

Published on April 07, 2022

The Ministry of Health has today updated the health alert levels after the epidemiological report of the General Directorate of Public Health. The island of La Palma drops to alert level 1, after the favorable evolution of data indicators.

Photo of the volcanic eruption on La Palma wins NASA's Tournament Earth contest
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Photo of the volcanic eruption on La Palma wins NASA's Tournament Earth contest

Published on April 06, 2022

For the third time in a decade, the winner of NASA's contest Tournament Earth, is an image from the Canary Islands, this time showing the volcanic eruption on La Palma.

Masks will no longer be mandatory indoors in Spain from April 20
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Masks will no longer be mandatory indoors in Spain from April 20

Published on April 06, 2022

The requirement to wear masks indoors in Spain will be eliminated just after Easter, it was just been announced today. This change will also apply in the Canary Islands, as the mask rules are currently the same throughout Spain.

Spanish health form scrapped for people who have EU or EU equivalent certificates
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Spanish health form scrapped for people who have EU or EU equivalent certificates

Published on April 06, 2022

Visitors no longer need to complete the health form when going to Spain if they have an EU certificate, or an EU equivalent certificate, from one of the countries that issue them (see the full list below).

871 new Covid cases reported on April 5th in the Canary Islands
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871 new Covid cases reported on April 5th in the Canary Islands

Published on April 05, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands reports that since the last data update last Friday there have been 871 new COVID-19 cases registered among people over 60 years of age, which is the population group that is followed up after passing the acute phase of the pandemic.

Canary Islands bookings see a rise ahead of Easter holidays
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Canary Islands bookings see a rise ahead of Easter holidays

Published on April 04, 2022

The president of the Cabildo de Tenerife, Pedro Martín, highlights "the intense work that has been carried out in the last two years to increase air connectivity so he trusts that Tenerife will lead the archipelago's data "if the world situation stabilizes".

New alert for accumulated precipitation in Lanzarote, Tenerife and La Palma
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New alert for accumulated precipitation in Lanzarote, Tenerife and La Palma

Published on April 02, 2022

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has issued, this Saturday, a new warning for accumulated precipitation on the islands of La Palma, Tenerife (during tomorrow, Sunday, April 3) and Lanzarote (where it will be in force from Sunday at 9:00 p.m. until Monday at 4:00 a.m.).

Canary Islands Covid report - 1 April 2022: 954 new cases in people over 60
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Canary Islands Covid report - 1 April 2022: 954 new cases in people over 60

Published on April 02, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands, following the new indicators included in the Coronavirus Surveillance and Control Strategy agreed by the Ministry of Health with the Autonomous Communities, reports that since the last update on Tuesday, 954 new cases of Covid-19 have been registered among people over 60 years of age, which is the target population group monitored now that the acute phase of the pandemic has passed.

Wind alert on Sunday in the Canary Islands - Check this weekend's forecast
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Wind alert on Sunday in the Canary Islands - Check this weekend's forecast

Published on April 01, 2022

The Government of the Canary Islands, through the General Directorate of Security and Emergencies, declares a Wind Alert situation in Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro and Gran Canaria from 06:00 on Sunday, 3 April.

Caleta de Fuste Market (Fuerteventura) is reopening after being suspended for two years
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Caleta de Fuste Market (Fuerteventura) is reopening after being suspended for two years

Published on April 01, 2022

The City Council of Antigua has announced on Thursday, March 31 that it has voted to resume the market in Caleta de Fuste, which has been suspended for approximately two years as a result of the Covid 19 pandemic.

Canary Islands continue at medium and low levels of Covid alert
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Canary Islands continue at medium and low levels of Covid alert

Published on March 31, 2022

The change in the COVID-19 Surveillance and Control Strategy launched this week by the Ministry and the Autonomous Communities, establishes five risk levels (from 0 to 4) that range between controlled circulation, low, medium, high level and very high depending on the care pressure registered in each island.

Street parties at Tenerife Carnival 2022 begin on June 23
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Street parties at Tenerife Carnival 2022 begin on June 23

Published on March 31, 2022

The City Council of Santa Cruz de Tenerife has finally announced the full schedule for Tenerife Carnival 2022 and this year the street parties will be celebrated once again!

Coronavirus in the Canary Islands - 29 March 2022 (Biweekly reports)
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Coronavirus in the Canary Islands - 29 March 2022 (Biweekly reports)

Published on March 29, 2022

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?

Intense weather on La Palma: hailstorm, heavy rain and wind lead to cancelled flights
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Intense weather on La Palma: hailstorm, heavy rain and wind lead to cancelled flights

Published on March 28, 2022

Intense rain has affected the island of La Palma this Monday morning, which has led to two flights being cancelled, one of them headed from La Palma to Tenerife and the other to Gran Canaria, plus other diverted flights and delays.

Yellow alert for wind and rain continues on Monday on some Canary Islands
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Yellow alert for wind and rain continues on Monday on some Canary Islands

Published on March 28, 2022

The yellow alert for wind, coastal phenomena and rain will continue on Monday throughout the islands in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, meaning Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro but also on the island of Gran Canaria (except for coastal phenomena).

Two beaches in the Canary Islands among the Best Beaches in Europe in 2022
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Two beaches in the Canary Islands among the Best Beaches in Europe in 2022

Published on March 26, 2022

A beach in Fuerteventura and one in Gran Canaria have been voted by Tripadvisor users and are now considered to be among the 25 Best Beaches in Europe in 2022.

Alert for rain and wind this weekend in the Canary Islands
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Alert for rain and wind this weekend in the Canary Islands

Published on March 25, 2022

Aemet, the State Meteorological Agency, has activated the yellow alert in the Canary Islands for rain and wind starting from noon on Saturday, March 26.

Chance of rain this weekend in the Canary Islands, especially on Sunday
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Chance of rain this weekend in the Canary Islands, especially on Sunday

Published on March 25, 2022

According to Aemet, this weekend the Canary Islands will be marked by meteorological instability, with rainfall and wind expected across the archipelago.

The end of local restrictions in the Canary Islands - what does this mean exactly?
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The end of local restrictions in the Canary Islands - what does this mean exactly?

Published on March 24, 2022

Since the announcement regarding the fact that local restrictions will be scrapped in the Canary Islands, there has been a lot of confusion in regards to which measures are to be scrapped and which measures will stay in place.

TUI expects to bring 1.3 million tourists to the Canary Islands this summer
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TUI expects to bring 1.3 million tourists to the Canary Islands this summer

Published on March 24, 2022

TUI Group held a meeting with the Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce of the Government of the Canary Islands to talk about the expectations regarding the summer season in the archipelago.

New walking trail in Gran Canaria, through the unique red eucalyptus trees of Valsequillo
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New walking trail in Gran Canaria, through the unique red eucalyptus trees of Valsequillo

Published on March 23, 2022

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria, through its Ministry of the Environment, has created a new path that runs through the unique forest of red eucalyptus trees found at the bottom of the Barranco de San Miguel, in Valsequillo.

Possible light rain and strong wind gusts on summits
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Possible light rain and strong wind gusts on summits

Published on March 23, 2022

According to Aemet's forecast, this Wednesday cloudy skies will be predominant in the afternoon on the northern slopes in the archipelago.

Canary Islands to lift all local Covid restrictions this Thursday
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Canary Islands to lift all local Covid restrictions this Thursday

Published on March 22, 2022

The President of the Government of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, has announced today that the Canary Islands will eliminate all restrictions this Thursday during the Governing Council reunion.

The calima will start to clear from Saturday in the Canary Islands
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The calima will start to clear from Saturday in the Canary Islands

Published on March 18, 2022

The Saharan dust continues to be present this Friday in the Canary Islands, being more intense in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura and somewhat less notable in Gran Canaria and Tenerife.

All the Canary Islands maintain the same alert levels this week
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All the Canary Islands maintain the same alert levels this week

Published on March 17, 2022

The Government of the Canary Islands has updated the Alert Levels today, March 17, and all the islands will maintain their current alert levels this week.

Saharan sand dust moves from the Peninsula to the Canary Islands
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Saharan sand dust moves from the Peninsula to the Canary Islands

Published on March 17, 2022

After a few stormy days, Aemet has announced that from today, March 17, the Saharan dust will enter the Canary Islands archipelago, especially the oriental islands, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria but also Tenerife.

Canary Islands will report Covid cases only twice a week
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Canary Islands will report Covid cases only twice a week

Published on March 16, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has announced that the Covid reports regarding new infections will only be published twice a week, starting from yesterday, March 15th.

Incredible images of icy roads and frozen cars in Tenerife and La Palma
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Incredible images of icy roads and frozen cars in Tenerife and La Palma

Published on March 15, 2022

Storm Celia has brought two days of adverse weather in the Canary Islands, with rain, strong wind gusts over 150 km/h and a constant wind speed of 120 km/h in Izaña in Tenerife and also snow and ice on the summits of Tenerife, La Palma and Gran Canaria.

Weather alerts for wind and waves in the Canary Islands extended for Tuesday
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Weather alerts for wind and waves in the Canary Islands extended for Tuesday

Published on March 14, 2022

Aemet has extended the orange warning (significant risk) for strong winds and high waves in the Canary Islands, as a consequence of storm Celia, which has already caused some damage in parts of the archipelago.

Storm Celia will affect the Canary Islands on Monday
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Storm Celia will affect the Canary Islands on Monday

Published on March 13, 2022

According to Aemet, storm Celia will affect almost the entire peninsula and the Canary and Balearic archipelagos as well, with abundant rainfall and sometimes mud, strong winds and rough seas.

Alert for strong wind and high waves on Monday in the Canary Islands
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Alert for strong wind and high waves on Monday in the Canary Islands

Published on March 12, 2022

The effects of a DANA (Isolated Depression at High Levels) will be felt starting from Monday in the Canaries, with a drop in temperatures and rain, especially in the north of the mountainous islands.

Alert for coastal phenomena this weekend in the Canary Islands
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Alert for coastal phenomena this weekend in the Canary Islands

Published on March 11, 2022

The yellow alert for coastal phenomena has been activated in the Canary Islands for this Saturday, March 12, based on Aemet's forecast and it specifically affects the islands of Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and El Hierro, as well as the east and west of La Palma, north of Gran Canaria and north and the metropolitan area of ​​Tenerife.

Spain's Health System will only monitor serious Covid cases from now on
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Spain's Health System will only monitor serious Covid cases from now on

Published on March 10, 2022

The Ministry of Health in Spain has reached an agreement with the autonomous communities in regards to a transitory monitoring system against COVID-19 that will continue to work on the detection of serious cases, possible increases in incidence and discovering new variants.

Fuerteventura moves to Level 2, the rest of the Canaries stay at the same levels
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Fuerteventura moves to Level 2, the rest of the Canaries stay at the same levels

Published on March 10, 2022

The Government of the Canary Islands has updated the Alert Levels today, March 10, and it was announced that Fuerteventura will drop to Level 2, while the rest of the islands will maintain their current alert levels.

Lanzarote accelerates the island's promotion for the summer season
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Lanzarote accelerates the island's promotion for the summer season

Published on March 10, 2022

The Cabildo de Lanzarote, through the Society for Foreign Promotion of Lanzarote (SPEL), has announced that they will intensify the promotional activity for the island for the upcoming summer season with actions that will be carried out over the coming weeks.

Rain could return to the Canary Islands next week
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Rain could return to the Canary Islands next week

Published on March 09, 2022

Aemet (The State Meteorological Agency) has announced that starting next Monday, March 14, the chances of rain in the Canary Islands will increase due to a low-pressure system located to the west and southwest of the Peninsula.

Los Pozos beach in Fuerteventura's capital will have a sunbed service and a beach bar
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Los Pozos beach in Fuerteventura's capital will have a sunbed service and a beach bar

Published on March 08, 2022

The City Council of Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura's capital, has announced that Los Pozos beach will have a new service for sunbeds and umbrellas in a few weeks, once it has been authorized by the Port Authority.

Study finds 18,000 butterflies of 25 species in Tenerife, many of them endemic
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Study finds 18,000 butterflies of 25 species in Tenerife, many of them endemic

Published on March 08, 2022

The Cabildo de Tenerife, through the Natural Environment and Safety Management Area and the Environmental Volunteering Office, has supported a monitoring campaign of daytime butterflies in Tenerife between 2017 and 2021. This study has allowed them to obtain information on a total of 17,805 individuals of 25 different species. Out of the total of existing species on the island, specimens of at least 89% of them have been identified.

Calima might return to the Canary Islands this week
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Calima might return to the Canary Islands this week

Published on March 07, 2022

According to Aemet, the calima might return to the Canary Islands this week from Thursday, March 10, especially in the easternmost islands of the archipelago, which are closer to the African continent.

Canary Islands update restrictions for all islands on levels 1, 2 and 3
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Canary Islands update restrictions for all islands on levels 1, 2 and 3

Published on March 03, 2022

The Government of the Canary Islands has updated the Alert Levels today, March 3, and it was announced that Gran Canaria will move to Alert Level 3, while the rest of the islands will remain at their current level.

Maximum alert for strong wind reactivated in the Canary Islands
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Maximum alert for strong wind reactivated in the Canary Islands

Published on March 03, 2022

Aemet has just reactivated the alert for strong wind gusts in the Canary Islands, which will go into effect from Friday, March 4th and will be in place at least until the late hours of Saturday.

Cloudy sky and some rain in the Canary Islands
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Cloudy sky and some rain in the Canary Islands

Published on March 03, 2022

According to Aemet (The State Meteorological Agency), the weather will be cloudy with occasional rains on Thursday and Friday in the Canary Islands archipelago.

The alert for strong winds in the Canary Islands continues on Monday
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The alert for strong winds in the Canary Islands continues on Monday

Published on February 28, 2022

Aemet has extended the alert for strong winds in the Canary Islands archipelago with gusts of up to 90 km/h announced on the summits of the mountainous islands.

Aemet issued a wind alert for all the Canary Islands this Sunday
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Aemet issued a wind alert for all the Canary Islands this Sunday

Published on February 25, 2022

Aemet (The Meteorological State Agency) has issued an alert due to strong winds in El Hierro, La Gomera and the summits of La Palma, Tenerife and Gran Canaria from 00:00 on Sunday, February 27th.

Mix of rain, wind and low chances of snow this weekend in the Canary Islands
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Mix of rain, wind and low chances of snow this weekend in the Canary Islands

Published on February 25, 2022

According to Aemet's forecast, the weather this weekend is likely to be characterized by rains, strong wind and even snow on the peaks of Tenerife and La Palma.

Tenerife drops to Level 3, Gran Canaria stays at Level 4
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Tenerife drops to Level 3, Gran Canaria stays at Level 4

Published on February 24, 2022

The Government of the Canary Islands has updated the Alert Levels today, February 24th, and it was announced that Tenerife will drop to Level 3, while Gran Canaria remains the only island still at Level 4.

Canary Islands expect to receive close to 15 million tourists in 2022
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Canary Islands expect to receive close to 15 million tourists in 2022

Published on February 23, 2022

The Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce of the Government of the Canary Islands, Yaiza Castilla, announced today in Parliament that the air capacity in 2022 already exceeds the pre-Covid numbers, with the estimate that by the end of the year the archipelago will welcome close to 15 million tourists.

Showers and possible calima today in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura
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Showers and possible calima today in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura

Published on February 23, 2022

Aemet announced that the presence of subtropical clouds could lead to storms in the vicinity of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, where there's a high probability of showers today, as well as of calima.

Canary Islands Tourism launches an Instagram campaign targeting UK teenagers
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Canary Islands Tourism launches an Instagram campaign targeting UK teenagers

Published on February 23, 2022

The Tourism Board for the Canary Islands will launch a campaign for two weeks on Instagram aimed at young people from the UK between 13 and 17 years of age who were only recently allowed back into Spain, since the requirement to be fully vaccinated was lifted for their age group.

Mt. Teide in Tenerife looks impressive under its white mantle this morning
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Mt. Teide in Tenerife looks impressive under its white mantle this morning

Published on February 21, 2022

This is one of the magical attractions of Tenerife during the winter months: you can enjoy the sunny weather in the South, while admiring the impressive silhouette of snow-covered Mt. Teide in the distance.

Snowfall in La Palma and Tenerife today, with two of the access roads to Teide closed
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Snowfall in La Palma and Tenerife today, with two of the access roads to Teide closed

Published on February 20, 2022

This morning, both Tenerife and La Palma were affected by light snowfall as was predicted by Aemet, leading to the closure of two access roads towards Mt. Teide.

Strong wind alert continues in the Canary Islands this Sunday
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Strong wind alert continues in the Canary Islands this Sunday

Published on February 19, 2022

The alert for strong winds and strong waves has been extended by Aemet for all day Saturday and most of Sunday as well, covering the whole province of Tenerife, as well as Gran Canaria.

Lanzarote drops to Level 2, Gran Canaria and Tenerife stay at Level 4, but with eased restrictions
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Lanzarote drops to Level 2, Gran Canaria and Tenerife stay at Level 4, but with eased restrictions

Published on February 17, 2022

Weekly update in Alert Levels in the Canary Islands today, February 17th: Lanzarote drops to Level 2, the only island to change its alert level, while the rest of the Canaries stay at their current alert levels, but with eased restrictions.

Rainy weekend expected in the Canary Islands and yellow warning for wind activated
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Rainy weekend expected in the Canary Islands and yellow warning for wind activated

Published on February 17, 2022

Aemet (The State Meteorological Agency), announced today that there are increased chances of rain in the Canary Islands archipelago this weekend, due to an Atlantic front and the rise of a DANA (Isolated Depression at High Levels), a meteorological phenomenon that is specific to the Iberic Peninsula and the Mediterranean.

Cloudy skies and strong wind gusts of up to 70 km/h in the Canary Islands
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Cloudy skies and strong wind gusts of up to 70 km/h in the Canary Islands

Published on February 14, 2022

Strong wind gusts that may exceed speeds of 60 - 70 km/h are expected in the Canary Islands on Tuesday, February 15th, especially during the second half of the day.

The first container homes will arrive in La Palma from Galicia for the families affected by the eruption
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The first container homes will arrive in La Palma from Galicia for the families affected by the eruption

Published on February 13, 2022

The Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Housing informed that the first container-type modular houses are being shipped from Galicia and will arrive in La Palma in the coming days in order to be allocated to the people who were affected by the volcanic eruption on La Palma.

January 2022 was a warmer month than usual for the Canary Islands archipelago
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January 2022 was a warmer month than usual for the Canary Islands archipelago

Published on February 13, 2022

AEMET has just published the monthly climatic report for the month of January, and according to the data, January 2022 was the 10th warmest in the last 100 years for all of Spain and the one with the highest daytime temperatures since 1961.

New measures for alert levels in the Canary Islands - updated closing times, capacity, groups
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New measures for alert levels in the Canary Islands - updated closing times, capacity, groups

Published on February 11, 2022

Although there has been no change in alert levels this week and all Canary Islands stay at their current level for one more week, the Government has decided to relax the rules and restrictions for each level, despite the fact that the hospital pressure continues to be high.

Big annoucement: Spain will allow unvaccinated kids from the UK into the country
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Big annoucement: Spain will allow unvaccinated kids from the UK into the country

Published on February 10, 2022

According to El Confidencial (online Spanish newspaper), the central Government in Madrid is finalizing details for a new order that will allow unvaccinated British kids over the age of 12 to enter the country without the Covid-19 vaccine.

All Canary Islands stay at the same alert levels for one more week
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All Canary Islands stay at the same alert levels for one more week

Published on February 10, 2022

Although it was hinted earlier this week that some of the Canary Islands might drop to a lower alert level today due to improved data, it was just officially announced that all the islands will maintain their current alert levels unchanged for another week.

Hot weather with temperatures above normal in the Canary Islands for February
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Hot weather with temperatures above normal in the Canary Islands for February

Published on February 09, 2022

The forecasted temperatures for this Thursday in the Canary Islands are above normal for this time of the year, with a maximum of 27°C in both Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the two largest cities in the archipelago.

Some Canary Islands likely to move to lower alert levels on Thursday due to improved data
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Some Canary Islands likely to move to lower alert levels on Thursday due to improved data

Published on February 08, 2022

In a statement today, Ángel Víctor Torres, the President of the Canary Islands, has announced that it is probable that some of the islands will be moved to a lower alert level this week.

Record for Tenerife: 58.3 million euros in 2021 generated by movie productions
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Record for Tenerife: 58.3 million euros in 2021 generated by movie productions

Published on February 08, 2022

The president of the Cabildo de Tenerife, Pedro Martín, highlights that "the island is consolidated as a top destination for international audiovisual filming after the situation caused by the pandemic in 2020".

Yellow warning for strong wind gusts of over 70 km/h in the Canary Islands
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Yellow warning for strong wind gusts of over 70 km/h in the Canary Islands

Published on February 07, 2022

Aemet has issued a yellow level warning due to probable strong wind gusts from the southeast on the western slopes of the easternmost islands, and on the summits and western and northern slopes of Gran Canaria, Tenerife and La Gomera.

Spain, one step closer towards ending the mandatory masks outdoors rule
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Spain, one step closer towards ending the mandatory masks outdoors rule

Published on February 07, 2022

After it was announced on Friday by the Minister of Health, Carlina Darias, that the end of mandatory masks outdoors is near, today the Interterritorial Council of the National Health System (CISNS) has approved the removal of this rule.

Portuguese man o' war spotted in Fuerteventura at Corralejo Grandes Playas
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Portuguese man o' war spotted in Fuerteventura at Corralejo Grandes Playas

Published on February 06, 2022

The City Council of La Oliva has announced that the Portuguese man o' war, a dangerous type of siphonophores (not really a jellyfish), has been encountered at Corralejo Grandes Playas in Fuerteventura.

Masks will no longer be mandatory outdoors in Spain
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Masks will no longer be mandatory outdoors in Spain

Published on February 04, 2022

The Government of Spain will sign next Tuesday a Decree that will end the mandatory use of the mask outdoors, after it was imposed again on December 24th, when the number of new infections began to rise again due to the new Omicron variant.

Covid certificate no longer mandatory in the Canary Islands at any level
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Covid certificate no longer mandatory in the Canary Islands at any level

Published on February 04, 2022

The Government Council of the Canary Islands, ratified the order of the Minister of Health, Blas Trujillo, by which, given the pronounced decrease in the Cumulative Incidence experienced in recent weeks, revokes the mandatory use of the COVID certificate on islands that are at alert levels 3 and 4. In this way, the use of this document would become voluntary at all alert levels.

La Palma goes down to Level 3, while the rest of the Canaries stay at their current level
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La Palma goes down to Level 3, while the rest of the Canaries stay at their current level

Published on February 03, 2022

It was just announced today, February 3, that La Palma will go down to Alert Level 3 (from Alert Level 4), while the rest of the Canary Islands will maintain their current alert level.

The calima will continue to affect the Canary Islands over the weekend
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The calima will continue to affect the Canary Islands over the weekend

Published on February 03, 2022

It seems that the calima will continue to affect the Canary Islands over the next few days, especially the eastern islands more, like Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and also Gran Canaria.

Sunbeds will be back to Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles beaches in Gran Canaria
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Sunbeds will be back to Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles beaches in Gran Canaria

Published on February 03, 2022

The City Council of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has requested on Monday that the service of sunbeds and umbrellas on Playa del Inglés and Maspalomas be resumed, after being suspended since March 14, 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Over 4,500 kilograms of sand, stones, shells confiscated at Fuerteventura Airport in just 4 months
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Over 4,500 kilograms of sand, stones, shells confiscated at Fuerteventura Airport in just 4 months

Published on February 02, 2022

Cabildo de Fuertevenura announced that only in the last four months, more than 4,500 kilograms of sand, stones, shells and rhodoliths have been confiscated at the airport.

Rainy weather in the Canary Islands, accompanied by storms in some areas
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Rainy weather in the Canary Islands, accompanied by storms in some areas

Published on February 01, 2022

According to Aemet, the rainfall will start in El Hierro on Tuesday night, moving then towards La Palma, La Gomera and Tenerife.

Calima continues, being more intense in Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria
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Calima continues, being more intense in Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria

Published on January 30, 2022

The yellow warning alert for calima continues to be active in the Canary Islands this Sunday, with the suspended dust being more intense in Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria.

Heavy rain causes floods in south of Tenerife, while Tacoronte is hit by strong hail
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Heavy rain causes floods in south of Tenerife, while Tacoronte is hit by strong hail

Published on January 29, 2022

The weather has been really crazy today in the Canary Islands, with a mix of calima, hail, heavy rain and snow, happening in different areas of the archipelago at different moments of the day, showing once again how different the microclimates can be.

Calima returns to some of the Canary Islands today
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Calima returns to some of the Canary Islands today

Published on January 28, 2022

According to Aemet's predictions, the calima will return to some of the Canary Islands this afternoon, after only a few days of absence, which have also brought precipitations to various areas of the archipelago, either in the form of rain or snow.

The snow in Tenerife leaves us with fantastic images of a white Mt. Teide
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The snow in Tenerife leaves us with fantastic images of a white Mt. Teide

Published on January 27, 2022

During the last two days, some parts of the Canary Islands have experienced a lot of (much needed) rain, as well as snow on the summits of Tenerife and La Palma, the islands with the highest altitudes in the archipelago.

Canary Islands level update: La Gomera moves to Level 3
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Canary Islands level update: La Gomera moves to Level 3

Published on January 27, 2022

It was just announced today, January 27th, that La Gomera will move to Alert Level 3, while the other islands will remain at their current levels.