Visit the Western Canary Islands: tourism and sightseeing

Here you can find many of our favourite places throughout the Western Canary Islands with full reviews on Spain This Way...

Garachico (Tenerife Province)

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Garachico is a lovely jewel of a town, tiny but very elegant with colourful stucco buildings, elegant plazas, convents and mansions. [...]

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La Orotava (Tenerife Province)

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La Orotava has wide streets, handsome squares and lovely churches and like Puerto de la Cruz is beautifully situated at the foot of Mount Teide. [...]

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La Restinga (El Hierro Province)

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La Restinga is a small fishing village which has grown into a small resort very popular with scuba divers. [...]

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Masca (Tenerife Province)

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Masca is the most beautiful village on Tenerife. [...]

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Park Teide (Tenerife Province)

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In Park Teide is Mount Teide, a dormant volcano and the highest peak in Spain [...]

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Playa de las Americas (Tenerife Province)

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Playa de las Americas is Tenerife's biggest resort and well-known for its night-life. [...]

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Puerto de la Cruz (Tenerife Province)

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Puerto de la Cruz is a lovely little harbour town situated at the foot of Mount Teide. Colourful stucco buildings, tropical gardens of Loro Parque and the beautiful Lago Martianez designed by Cesar Manrique. [...]

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San Sebastian de la Gomera (La Gomera Province)

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San Sebastian de la Gomera is the main town of La Gomera [...]

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Santa Cruz de la Palma (La Palma Province)

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Santa Cruz de la Palma is the main town on the island and has many elegent buildings and a life size replica of Columbus's flagship the Santa Maria [...]

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Tenerife Province)

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife has plenty to see and is the capital of Tenerife. The most popular beach is Las Teresitas made by importing tons of Saharan sand. [...]

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Tenerifes Aqua Parks (Tenerife Province)

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Tenerife's Aqua Parks; Tenerife has two great aqua parks which are great for a family day out. [...]

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