The Canary Islands are located off the west coast of Africa. Spanning over 7,000km, the islands were created by volcanic eruptions. There are seven islands in total, four of which have had eruptions in the last 500 years. The Canary Islands fall under Spanish rule and are the perfect escape for that winter sun.
Fly Private Charter Jet to the Canary Islands with Admiral Jet
Fly with little hassle with our private charter jet flights. All of the islands have their own airports, and the experience of flying to these stunning destinations can be tailored to your needs. Within 4 hours, you can leave the UK and begin enjoying a different pace of life, with fabulous beaches, stunning resorts and mouth-watering food.
Flying Private Charter Jet also means that you’ll be travelling to the Canary Islands on your schedule. So there’s no need to get to the airport 3 hours early, queuing with hundreds of people, or waiting for ages at baggage reclaim.
The most popular Canary Islands are Tenerife (the largest island), Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma and Fuerteventura.
What can you do in the Canary Islands?
With more than 12 million visitors each year, the Canary Islands have developed an itinerary that would inspire even the most trepid of travellers. There is honestly so much to do that each day you’ll feel you are on a different holiday.
Golden Beaches, Turquoise seas
The Canary Islands are famous for their beaches and sea. The image of the buckets and spades holiday probably appear in your head, but honestly, there are some stunning beaches. Each island is a paradise waiting to be discovered. There are even black sand beaches (they are volcanic islands after all). The most beautiful beaches can be found on Tenerife, whilst the island with the best surf in Fuerteventura.
Go Wine Tasting
The islands are incredibly fertile, and the warm year-round temperatures make them the ideal place to grow some extraordinary wines. The location and size of the islands also bring some very unique and distinct flavours to the wines being produced.
Get on Your Bike
Cycling is a popular pass time in the islands, and some of the most stunning cycle routes in the world can be found here. Sting in the Tail is considered one of the most difficult on any of the islands; it is a 44-mile loop that starts and ends in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria. For the beginner, Balcon de Femes offers a 39-mile loop that starts in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote. The views and scenery are stunning, no matter the route you decide to take.
Take Your Hiking Boots
The islands are full of trails to natural wonders that will create unforgettable memories. The Masca Walk is one such trail that leads you from the top of a chasm all the way to a private beach. The beach is so secluded that the only way off it is to either climb the trail again or, take a pre-booked boat taxi back to Los Gigantes.
Sail The Sea
Speaking of boats, there is plenty of opportunity to hit the open waters surrounding the islands. These are full of marine life and are perfectly located to do a spot of whale and dolphin watching. You can choose one of these tours and spend a couple of hours having lunch, and a couple of drinks whilst you view these magnificent creatures.
Top Tips For Visiting the Canary Islands
Spanish is The Official Language
For those of you that do speak Spanish, the Canary Islands is a great place to brush up on your language skills. For those that don’t, you’ll learn a few phrases, but there is always someone who will speak and understand English, so nothing to worry about.
Visit The World’s Smallest Hotel
Hotel Puntagrande is considered to be one of the smallest hotels in the world. It has appeared in the Guinness Book of World Records. It is one of the best places to eat throughout all of the seven Canary Islands.
Coffee Is Important
The islanders love a coffee, particularly Café Con Lache, a sweet and potent mixture of coffee and milk. This is a staple to have any time of day when visiting the Canary Islands.