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What to see in the Canary Islands

19 Jul 2018

Enjoy the wonders of this fantasy archipelago. We bring you a list of things to see in the Canary Islands so you can get an idea of the magnitude of the 7 Canary Islands.

Live completely different experiences thanks to the versatility of this small but magical corner of the Atlantic. Go through beautiful forests, dreamy beaches, places with unique charm and natural monuments that will make you live a set of emotions that you will never forget.

List of Things to See in the Canary Islands

Here is a list of the best of the Canary Islands that you will see during your holidays, so you don’t miss anything of this incredible land and take, if you like, beautiful pictures that will get into your memory forever.

Maspalomas Dunes

You can't help but fall under the spell of this immense golden sea. You can find it in the south of the island of Gran Canaria. Walk in the middle of this incredible sea of sand and feel the calmness that is found in the middle of these impressive dunes.

An experience you will remember and want to repeat every time you return to the island. As if this were not enough, this sea of gold is accompanied by a beach and a lighthouse that are the perfect match for this place to be one of the best areas to see in the Canary Islands.

Roque Nublo

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Be sure to visit and be impressed by the majesty of the giant that guards the entire island of Gran Canaria. This enormous rock is located in the center of the island, being its nearest neighbour one of the most beautiful villages in Spain, Tejeda.

Its simple route will give you one of the best views you can have on the island. A whole experience that we recommend you to live.

Teide National Park

Everything that surrounds the the highest peak and volcano in Spain is worth seeing. Enjoy this fairytale place on the island of Tenerife. Feel the essence of an environment and a land that are the fruit of what the Canary Islands mean in all their splendour. 

We're talking about the volcanic nature that inhabits this place. Walk through this rough and barren landscape and be impressed by the splendid figure of the Teide and all its surroundings.

Roque de los Muchachos

Conquer the highest part of the island of La Palma and be impressed by one of the best space observatories that exist. Breathe the air and the space environment that surrounds this place, visited by the best astrophysicists in the world. 

You won't be able to avoid the many emotions that will arise when you glimpse the incredible sea of clouds that bathes much of the so-called "Beautiful Island".

Puerto de Mogán

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Tranquility disguised itself as a "place" and left us a piece of its essence in this beautiful port that we can also find in the south of Gran CanariaThis charming port is one of the most beautiful things to see in the Canary Islands.

Walk while you feel the well-being and relaxation thanks to the incredible atmosphere that is breathed between these beautiful streets. Its old green and white houses, perfectly restored, give shelter to a promenade literally integrated into the sea.

Yes, you read well, integrated into the sea. Puerto de Mogán is also known as "the Little Venice", because its small streets are crossed by ingeniously built canals, which add an extra touch of magic to the place, making us pass through small bridges to cross from one side to the other.

El Sabinar de El Hierro

On the island of El Hierro you will find some of the best things to see in the Canary Islands. The passage of time and the power of the wind have created one of the most peculiar and beautiful species of trees on the planet, Las Sabinas

You will be impressed by the arched shape of these centenarian juniper trees, who have adapted their shape facing the wind over time. Photograph yourself next to La Sabina, one of the most famous icons of the archipelago and the image of "the small island" of El Hierro.

Timanfaya National Park

You'll walk through what was once a sea of lava three centuries back. You will feel the energy of a beautiful volcanic landscape, which hides all the power of nature under its reddish earthen mantle. This wild landscape is located on the island of Lanzarote, where you will feel the true volcanic essence in all its splendour.

Garajonay National Park

Submerge yourself in the middle of one of the most beautiful national parks in Spain and breathe in with life and magic with this endemic forest where you will only hear the natural sound of the area. 

Feel the power of the Laurisilva forest and let yourself be embraced by the island of La Gomera. When you see Garajonay, you will feel that most of the stories you read were inspired by this splendid place.

Cofete Beach

Paradise decided to hide in this inhospitable and paradisiacal beach for miles. Find it, and enjoy one of the most beautiful beaches in the world on an island that is invaded and beautifully decorated by sand. 

Enjoy the views and the emotions that will flood you on this beach on the island of Fuerteventura, which is the relax temple of many Canarians.


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You will fall in love with the warmth and calm that is breathed in this picturesque town in the north of Gran Canaria. You will rest while you enjoy the most beautiful natural pools on the island, while you contemplate the simplicity of a place that is always facing the sea, conquering every beat of your heart. 

You will find comfort among its streets, beautifully accompanied by its white and blue houses, mirroring the sea and the air that can be breathed in the village.

Enjoy the best accommodation thanks to the various hotels and resorts that Dunas offers you on the island of Gran Canaria:

Don Gregory: Find the best time to relax and care for your body and soul in this fabulous Nordic-style hotel that offers tranquility and harmony. Its impressive and relaxing Wellness Center and all the services you need to find the peace and rest you've been looking for.

Maspalomas Resort and Suites & Villas: Stay in the best suites and villas, totally independent, and live an impressive holiday on the island of Gran Canaria. Its lush gardens and relaxing pools will captivate you the whole time you spend in the hotel enjoying the best services and activities for the whole family.

Mirador Maspalomas: Enjoy dynamism and fun thanks to its spectacular services. You won’t miss anything of the impressive atmosphere of Maspalomas thanks to this hotel.

We hope that with this list of must-see places in the Canary Islands you will enjoy and feel all the magic of one of the best archipelagos in the world.