Chilly out? Have a look at this 44-second Spanish tourist office promo for the Canary Islands. It will make you feel a little bit better–or way worse. “Seven islands washed by the Atlantic Ocean. Each and every one is a completely different world, packed with contrasts and possibilities.
The Canary Islands offer almost 1,500 kilometres of coastline, with one predominant feature: variety. Here you will find so many options that the most difficult thing will be to decide where to enjoy the warm, sunny weather. Would you like to feel the pleasure of a swim in the sea in the middle of winter? In the Canaries you can have one, and surrounded by the most beautiful scenery. From the long, white sand beaches of Tenerife and Fuerteventura, to small coves, set between cliffs, in El Hierro and La Gomera.
From an exotic landscape of dunes in Gran Canaria to the sandy beaches of volcanic origin in Lanzarote and La Palma…” If you feel like resting, relaxing and enjoying the beach as well, then you will feel very privileged in the Canary Islands. Its facilities and marinas are a paradise for water sports. There are many alternatives available each day: sailing, water skiing, kayaking, surfing, water bikes… Not forgetting that the Canary Islands are one of the best places in the world for windsurfing; and there are things to see under the water too: scuba diving enthusiasts will have a wonderful experience exploring the unique volcanic seascapes of the ocean floor. Don’t think twice – if you are considering a holiday this winter, then the Canary Islands are the perfect option.”