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

Eastern Canary Islands places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Eastern Canary Islands region. See also our Eastern Canary Islands travel guide.

photo of Corralejo


Corralejo is a tourist resort built around a fishing village and with a long stretch of sand dunes.
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photo of Costa Teguise

Costa Teguise

Costa Teguise is a purpose built resort near the island's old capital, Teguise. It is one of the best resorts on Lanzarote.
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photo of Haria


Haria, the valley of 1,000 palms! A lovely village with great views of Monte Corona nearby.
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photo of Lanzarote


Lanzarote with its volcanic landscape is the most unusual of the Eastern Canary Islands.
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photo of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The historic city centre of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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photo of Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles

Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles

Maspalomas is a wonderful area of sand dunes with nearby beaches and resorts such as the Playa del Ingles but also with protected areas.
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Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca is a small fishing village which has been expanded into a family based resort.
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photo of Poema-del-Mar


Poema del Mar is a huge aquarium in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
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Puerto de Mogan

Puerto de Mogan is an attractive resort based around a small fishing village. More tastefully developed than the much larger Playa del Ingles.
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photo of Puerto del Carmen

Puerto del Carmen

Puerto del Carmen is the most popular of Lanzarote's resorts. It has an attractive old town and harbour.
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photo of Puerto del Rosario

Puerto del Rosario

Puerto del Rosario is the main town of Fuerteventura. It is a working fishing town.
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photo of Teguise


Teguise was the island's capital until 1852. It has some very attractive buildings. Visit the town on Suday, market day.
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photo of Timanfaya National Park

Timanfaya National Park

The Parque Nacional de Timanfaya in the Mountanas de Fuego or Fire Mountains are eerily beautiful. At the entrance you can take a camel ride up a volcanic slope.
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photo of Yaiza


Yaiza has been voted the prettiest village in Spain several times though lucky to still be here as it is very close to the volcanoes at Timanfaya.
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