- Seating area
- Dining area
- Satellite TV
- Type of kitchen: Open Kitchen
- double bed
- Single bed: 2
Villa Athina I is a new and stylish holiday home in Agia Pelagia with fantastic outdoor living. The villa has a private pool with sun loungers where you can enjoy a cocktail. This villa located in a prime location is within walking distance of the beach, the sea and taverns. This villa is located on a complex with 3 other villas namely Athina II, III and IV. Perfect for a multi-family holiday!
The village of Agia Pelagia used to be known as a fishing village. Today it is a well-known seaside resort with a moon-shaped sandy beach. It is the perfect place to relax for a day. Take a seat at one of the fine taverns or bars. There is also a diving school. This gives the opportunity to dive into the beautiful clear water. Another nice places to visit is Agia Pelagia Church. It is located one kilometer from the center. Or the white chapel with archaeological finds from Apollonia.
Villa Athina I is on one floor. It has a nice living room with open kitchen. From here you walk straight to the outside terrace with swimming pool. The living room has a sitting area, dining area and TV. The kitchen has a 2-burner stove, oven, refrigerator, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker and toaster.
There are 2 bedrooms in Villa Athina I. Bedroom 1 has a double bed and bedroom 2 has two single beds. There is also a bathroom with toilet, shower and sink. The villa has air conditioning and wifi.
When you walk outside from the living room, you immediately reach the terrace. Take a seat on one of the sunbeds or enjoy the morning with a nice cup of coffee or tea outside in the sun. Take a refreshing dip in the pool or enjoy a nice meal cooked on your barbecue in the evening.
During your stay at Villa Athina I, pay a visit to Herkaklion. This is the capital of Crete and is 25 km from Agia Pelagia. The walled part is especially worth seeing. You will find the nicest terraces and sights here. Such as the Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Here you will find an extensive description of the history of Crete. In addition, a visit to the old Venetian harbor with the Castelló del Molo as a highlight is also recommended. In the afternoon settle down at a cozy tavern to enjoy a typical Greek gyros or stroll through the nice streets with nice shops.
Supermarket, restaurant, taverns and bar within walking distance, Heraklion 25 km, Heraklion airport 26 km
Minimum stay of 7 nights.
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- Change bed linen and towels once a week during the stay
- Cleaning once a week during the stay
- Baby cot (on request)
- High chair (on request)
- Gas, water and electricity
The resort of Puerto del Carmen has several fine golden sand beaches. The largest and most popular beach is Playa Grande, which is located on the pleasant boulevard full of bars, restaurants and shops .. At the end of the boulevard you arrive at the quiet and child-friendly Playa de Pocillos. Various sunbeds and umbrellas are available for rent on these beaches.
A relatively less crowded beach in Puerto del Carmen is Playa de Pocillos where you have plenty of space. After arriving at the beach, you will find a beautiful, more than a kilometre long and extremely wide area of light, fine sand. It is very shallow and the gentle swell is ideal for swimming.
The Playa de Matagorda stretches for several hundred meters on the east coast of Lanzarote and is easy to find. It is located near the airport and in Puerto del Carmen and scores, especially, with its large, clear sandy area.
Lanzarote is still one of the best diving locations in Europe. Marine life offers great variety and the Atlantic Ocean is clean and clear. The best dive spots are Puerto del Carmen, Playa Blanca and Puerto Calero. Do you want to learn how to dive? Then there are several good diving schools available, such as Dive College Lanzarote in Playa Blanca and Safari Diving in Puerto del Carmen.
Are you seeking an active trip? Then visit the Timanfaya National Park. This is the main attraction of Lanzarote. Here you will discover everything about the volcanic, lunar landscape of unparalleled beauty. The national park consists of a number of volcanoes with enormous lava fields. Driving through the park is an unreal experience. Along the way, you will encounter volcano tops in red, orange, yellow and blue and you will also see intriguing rock formations; the scenery is simply breathtaking!
Do you want an active trip? Then visit the Timanfaya National Park. This is the main attraction of Lanzarote. Here you will discover everything about the volcanic, moon landscape of unparalleled beauty
Loro Parque Zoo is a particularly beautifully landscaped park where you can enjoy good shows with sea lions, killer whales and dolphins. Sustainability and the environment are central in this park.
Guimar is one of the oldest towns in Tenerife and is best known for its pyramids. Next to the large area with the pyramids is a museum that you can visit.
It is a mandatory excursion on the agenda of who visits Tenerife. The Teide National Park. Unlike many other wonders of the world, it is easily accessible and easily accessible. Above the unique volcanic landscape with craters and petrified lava flows, the impressive silhouette of the 3718 m high Teide towers.
La Graciosa is one of the smaller Spanish islands in the archipelago of the Canary Islands, located 2 km north of the island of Lanzarote. A boat ride of only 25 minutes takes you from Órzola in Lanzarote to La Graciosa. La Graciosa has snow-white sandy beaches with an azure blue sea. In Caleta de Sebo you can rent a jeep with a driver who shows you the whole island. Mountain bikes are also available for rent. But be warned; cycling is not easy!
The capital Arrecife has a number of museums that are very worthwhile. But if you want to stroll through the many nice streets and enjoy shopping, that is also possible here. Enjoy a tapas on the way at one of the many tapas restaurants.
The Cueva de los Verdes is a cave system with a lava tunnel on the Spanish island of Lanzarote. The tunnel with a length of 6 km runs from the crater of the volcano La Corona to the coast at Jameos del Agua. In some places it is fifty meters high and fifteen meters wide.
If you really want to do something special with the children, take a trip on the Lanzarote submarine. This boat takes you to the beautiful underwater world. On the way, a diver will leave the boat and sprinkle some food along the windows, the most special fish will pay a visit. So don't forget to bring your photo camera.
If you like mini golf, then Lanzarote is the place for you. Everywhere you will find a miniature golf course. The most beautiful can be found in the Biosfera shopping center, which is built entirely in Jurrasic park style. You will also find an open-air cinema next to the miniature golf course. In the evening, several films run.
One of the most famous urban beaches in Europe: Las Canteras. The beach owes this honor not only to its natural charm, but also to the quality of its service and the lively boulevard in the center of the city. At Las Canteras you can enjoy a pleasant climate and calm waters all year round. The characteristic dam acts as a natural breakwater and offers several zones full of marine flora and fauna, ideal for snorkeling.
Playa de Mogán is an artificial beach in the southwest of the island of Gran Canaria. Embedded in breathtaking scenery, the sandy beach offers incredible views in all directions. When you look at the sea, you almost feel that there is a lake in front of you. Because the water for the golden brown sand is calm and clear, the palm-lined boulevard invites you to shop, party and walk.
Puerto de Mogan a picturesque harbor town designed by the artist Ralph Neville, is located in the most western part of the south of Gran Canaria. Puerto de Mogan is actually the beach, marina and fishing port of the municipality of Mogán and about 180 years old. This seaside resort is located directly on the Atlantic Ocean and surrounded by mountains. As a result, the tourist fishing village with cozy shops is located in a valley.
In the old town of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, in the north of the island, is the beautiful colonial building known as the House of Columbus. Open to the public every day, this mansion offers three exhibition halls dedicated to the history of the Canary Islands and its relationship with America. It is the best place to discover Canary and American culture from before the arrival of Europeans; but also to discover in person what the life of these adventurers and their sea voyages was.
Teror is a small but very beautiful municipality on the holiday island of Gran Canaria. It is situated inland in the north of Gran Canaria. Agriculture, livestock farming and tourism provide the income. Steep slopes and deep valleys adorn the location of Teror. Teror has a lot of architecture and is known to pilgrims all over the world. During the summer months, the temperature can get high, while during the winter the temperature can drop sharply. As the oldest village, it is certainly worthy of your visit.
That is a good start of the holiday. The quiet bay of Tauro is located between Puerto Rico and Puerto de Mogán. In the small center you will find a supermarket and a few restaurants and bars. From Tauro, the sandy beach of Tauro Beach is within walking distance.
The island of Gran Canaria has a variety of golf courses.
Golf club Salobre
You will find Salobre Golf, one of the newest 18-hole golf clubs in Gran Canaria in a breathtaking setting with gorges and typical of the south of the island with volcanic landscapes. The lush greenery of the golf course contrasts sharply with the surroundings. The resort has a golf school, training area, driving range, green, club rental, hydromassage, professional shop and a restaurant with terrace.
Anfi Tauro Golf
You can find Anfi Tauro Golf in the municipality of Mogán, on the south side of the island. With a 9-hole Pitch & Putt, opened in 2001, and a recent 18-hole, this golf club is located in beautiful surroundings.
The golf courses feature spectacular lakes with crystal clear water and a wide variety of plants and flowers. In addition, you have a beautiful view of the mountains. In addition to a green and a practice area, there is a cafeteria and a driving range.
In Gran Canaria you can rent a boat in different places.
Take a look at Gran Canaria from the water, a whole new world will open up to you. Put your boat anchored and take a nice dip in the clear water in between. Tip: Take snorkel gear with you, because underwater it is almost even more beautiful.
Walking hotspots Gran Canaria:
1.Give yourself a scent as a gift with the hiking paradise Parque Natural de Tamadaba. Fresh smelling pine trees and beautiful viewpoints (our favorite: El Balcón).
2. The dazzlingly tall monolith Roque Nublo rises lonely from the volcanic landscape. The five-kilometer mountain hiking route also gives a view of impressive dams.
3. You are probably not the only hiker in the dunes around the tourist resort of Maspalomas. What does it matter? You imagine yourself in the middle of a desert and that is quite special on a Spanish island
Windsurfing or kite surfing are both popular in Gran Canaria. You can practice all water sports here at various places along the coast and on the beach. Rent pedal boats or go on the banana behind the speedboat.
One of the most popular day trips from Maspalomas is Aqualand. This water amusement park is a family-friendly attraction and offers plenty of splashing fun for young and old.
Las Dunas de Maspalomas is a unique nature reserve in the Canary Islands because of its beauty. The protected area by the government of the Canary Islands is a special nature reserve, the 400 hectares include a beautiful beach, living dunes of organic sand, a palm tree forest and a lagoon with brackish water. This mixture of desert and oasis is located on the coast in the far south of Gran Canaria and is surrounded by the famous hotels of the large tourist core Maspalomas.
This secluded, beautiful stone bay with its fine black sand beach, a nice little bar, high waves and a young crowd is an attractive summer beach - especially popular with the young and young. In winter, the audience is a bit older and it is a lot quieter. Playa Bollullo is also an interesting place for surfers, especially for bodyboarders.
The fine black sand and good bathing conditions all year round invite you to relax. The somewhat worn and aging flair of the beach has something unexpectedly beautiful about it. The best place to stop for a nice fish menu, for example in the traditional restaurant Amarca, and combine your stay with a dip in the cool water.
In the central municipality of Tejeda, on the island of Gran Canaria, the Rock of Nublo occupies a special place for the islanders, as one of the most beautiful natural rock formations in the world. The rock of volcanic origin rises eighty meters high from the landscape. The entire area around it has been declared a protected nature reserve. Its impressive presence in the landscape is surpassed in height only by the peak of Las Nieves, with its 1949 meters the highest point in Gran Canaria.
The northern route ends in Agaete, which is located 30 kilometers from the capital on the coast. The village center is only 43 meters high. Further inland, Agaete's topography is characterized by steep slopes and deep valleys. The three main cymbals are; El Risco, Guayedra and Agaete, which inland reaches an altitude of 1180 meters in the mountain area with the pine forest 'Pinar de Tamadaba'.
With incredible turquoise water and golden sand, Playa del Duque beach is ideal for enjoying a lovely swim on a fantastic beach day with the whole family. This beach is located in the tourist zone of Costa Adeje, in the south of Tenerife, surrounded by a seafront promenade that connects it to more than eight nearby beaches.
Puerto Naos beach is the largest on the island of La Palma. It is located on the southwest coast of the island, in the main center: Puerto Naos. Paragliding enthusiasts use the beach as a meeting point, making it an ideal place to enjoy an aerial spectacle during your beach holiday in La Palma.
The beach of Nogales, one of the best on La Palma, gives a good overview of what it has to offer: mountains, hiking trails, lava, ocean and greenery, lots of greenery. Located in the northern village of Puntallana, the black volcanic sand, with some blue and gray tones, the spectacular rock walls and the mighty Atlantic Ocean have anchored this beach as a destination for surfers, naturists or simply lovers of solitude, the beautiful views and the walks. And when the sea is calm, the ability to swim well means that there are few better places on the island.
The sunniest climate in Europe, a long beach, a boulevard for strolling, cozy terraces and a harbor with a choice of various boats that look for dolphins. Puerto de Tazacorte has it all!
A breakwater makes it possible to swim safely in the Atlantic Ocean, apart from a few turbulent days a year. This makes the beach of Tazacorte so popular with families with children and less good swimmers.
Cuevas de Belmaco is an archaeological park that is said to have been home to princes of the indigenous people. There are still many engraved marks in the rocks of the nations. Here you will find ten more natural caves and a building with stone carvings on which different interpretations exist. Today, 'Cuveas de Belmaco' has been declared a Historic Artistic Monument. Through a walk you will discover more information about the origin of the Canary Islands by means of information boards.
The capital Santa Cruz de Palma has a rich history. This is a port city with a historic center. Besides a lot of history, there are also several shops, bars and restaurants. There is also a market on all days of the week (except Sunday). In the summer there are many performances in squares. Perfect to enjoy with your wine from your terrace.
In the Breña Alta area, tobacco is still grown, so you can see how cigars are still made by hand. Breña Alta also has some nice viewpoints such as La Concepción, La Cumbre and Montaña de la Breña. From here you have a great view over this beautiful area. You also have the opportunity to visit some lava beaches. The Maroparque is also located in Breña Alta. This is a nature reserve with a great diversity of tropical plants, rocks and a waterfall, where about 300 species of exotic animals live.
The volcano museum at Fuencaliente is not very extensive, but it leaves a huge impression. Children find it exciting anyway that there are volcanoes in the Canary Islands. In this museum there are some information boards about volcanoes, and movies are played. Especially outside a nice extra element has been added.
From the museum you walk along the crater. Without children it takes about half an hour. The time you need with children depends on age. Put on good shoes and bring water.
The water around this old pirate island is not only the habitat of many beautiful plants and fish. Dolphins, whales and turtles also swim around!
Bet kids want to see whales, dolphins and turtles as much as mom and dad ...?
You can book several boat trips in search of these beautiful animals that live near the coast of La Palma in the Atlantic Ocean.
Along the route through the farm you can walk in the shade of the banana plant. You will see a wide variety of fruit trees such as papayas, mangoes, custard apples, chayotas and passion fruit, as well as a wide variety of medicinal and ornamental plants that flavor the walk.
You will also meet our sheep, chickens, our donkey Pancho and other animals that contribute to fertilizing the crop.
The guides' comments and explanations complement the comfortable walk, showing how bananas grow in a simple yet rigorous and fun way.
Puntallana is the starting point of many hiking trails. The landscape here is beautifully green and densely covered with laurel forests.
Puntallana is a quiet village. This is the easternmost part of the island, which means that it has more hours of sunshine compared to Santa Cruz, for example, and has less cloud than the higher parts of the eastern side.
Do something unique? Then go paragliding for an afternoon.
Bird's eye view of La Palma is one of the most beautiful experiences you can have in the Canary Islands. The volcanic landscapes and the beauty of the coasts offer panoramic images full of contrasts that are emphasized when viewed from the air. It is therefore not surprising that all Canary Islands have a wide variety of spots for paragliding.
Various riding schools on La Palma offer horse riding tours through different areas. The tours take you along black lava beaches, forests and over the volcanoes of La Palma. Novice riders can get a horseback riding course at a riding school in El Paso.
This is the perfect choice for travelers who want to discover Tenerife in a fun and adventurous way. Swap busy tour buses for a self-drive buggy tour, with a guide showing the way. Choose from three set routes, including Teide National Park, the scenic route between Las Americas and La Caleta and the coast road to Los Gigantes and Las Americas.
Costa Adeje is home to the best water amusement park in the world: Siam Water Park. The water park has a Siamese theme and there are a number of spectacular rides and attractions, including a wave pool with the highest "wave pool waves" in the world, as well as the longest "slow river" in the world.
Bathing in the crystal clear waters of the Atlantic is always a pleasure, but the experience becomes unforgettable when you bathe in one of the many natural pools in the Canary Islands. The archipelago is particularly rich in these natural resources, including these types of pools, which are all full of charm and so beautiful that it is impressive.
The natural pools are stationary pools that are filled with seawater due to their natural structure, without human intervention. Only the stairs, steps or trampolines have been made by man. That is why it is a mandatory visit for all visitors who, in addition to a refreshing dip, also seek the perfection of the authentic and natural.
According to many, mountain biking is the undiscovered sport in Tenerife. The mountainous terrain is ideal for cycling trips on the BMX. During the winter months - when the temperature on the island is still quite pleasant - the conditions are very good for mountain biking.
If you are a fan of diving, snorkeling and surfing, you will literally feel like a fish in the water in Tenerife. Everywhere on the island you can enjoy swimming and the tourist Playa des Américas is a surfer's paradise, where especially surfers can indulge.
You can dive in Tenerife all year round. Due to the volcanic nature, Tenerife has very varied underwater landscapes here. Montaña Amarilla, for example, is a dive site where the landscape changes completely every 20 meters. The fauna and flora underwater is very beautiful.
Playa de las Cucharas is centrally located in the well-known city Costa Teguise and is very popular, especially amongst windsurfers. The waves are perfect for windsurfing, which is why the Playa de las Cucharas is also very popular amongst the locals. In July there is an annual championship, which draws a large number of fans and spectators to the beach.
Playa Quemada is located directly on the village of the same name in the southeast of the island, close to Puerto Calero. Playa Quemada is the so-called 'burnt beach'. Playa Quemada is mainly known amongst the locals. If you want to escape the Canarian wind for a while, you can relax in this pleasant and protected place.
Playa de Papagayo actually consists of several small beaches, hidden between the lava rock. The sand is soft, the water is crystal blue and there is a small beach restaurant if you would like to cool down. This is a great place to go hiking or snorkelling. Playa Papagayo looks like you are looking at a postcard.
Lanzarote is one of the best surfing spots in the world thanks to the trade winds. Caleta de Famara, in particular, is popular amongst surfers, windsurfers and kite surfers. The wind and waves are perfect, especially in the summer months. Other popular surfing beaches are Playa de los Pocillos and Playa Grande in Puerto del Carmen and Playa de Chucharas in Costa Teguise. There are several surf schools for beginners, such as the popular Surf School Lanzarote at Playa de Famara.
Do you want to discover the beautiful places of Lanzarote? Discover Lanzarote in a special way, by paddleboarding! It is a very popular activity in Lanzarote. Paddleboarding, also known as supping, is a form of wave surfing. In this sport, you stand on a large wave surfboard with a minimum length of three meters and you use a paddle. Playas Papagayo is the perfect place for paddleboarding.
Lanzarote has two golf courses. The golf course in Costa Teguise has 18 holes (par 72) and is located in a challenging rugged environment. All holes offer a beautiful view of the ocean. Besides all that, there is also the Lanzarote Golf Resort. Lanzarote Golf Resort is located near Puerto del Carmen and has 18 holes (par 72). Golf lessons are available in many shapes and sizes for young, old, beginner or advanced.
Lanzarote is a paradise for mountain bikers. The rugged landscape, consisting of many hills and lava areas, makes the island an ideal trail. At the end of 2009, a route was set up for mountain bikers that goes around the island. The total length of the route is over 205 km. It is divided into sections of about 40 km in length. These partial routes have different levels of difficulty. Signs indicate both the route and the difficulty of the ride.
Various water sports can be practised on Lanzarote. Lanza Canoa rents out kayaks for a solo or guided tour. If you are a sailing enthusiast, you have come to the right place in Lanzarote. You can rent sailboats of all shapes and sizes all year round, such as at Aventura Plus in Puerto Calero. If you like something more extreme, you can, for example, go jet skiing, parasailing or flyboarding via Pracraft Lanzarote.
Walking is a good way to discover the landscape of Lanzarote. It is one of the best ways to enjoy the landscape full of contrasts: shadowy forests, volcanic areas, sharp cliffs, sand dunes or places with jungle character. Everywhere on the island, you will find walking paths. From beach promenades to goat paths, there are many short walking routes.
Would you also like to taste the local dishes of Lanzarote? Then Restaurante La Cañada is the place to go. Restaurante La Cañada is located in Puerto del Carmen.
If you want to enjoy the Spanish authentic kitchens, Grill Casa Tere is the right place. You can go here for a very good paella but also for a lot of tasty tapas! While eating, you are able to enjoy a beautiful sea view! This restaurant is located in the town of Playa Honda.
At Amura you can enjoy delicious tapas at noon. In the evening you can order food from the dinner menu and if you are willing to spend a little more, you can enjoy a 5-course menu. Amura is beautifully located at the end of the harbour. The restaurant is located in the village of Puerto Calero.
Restaurant Cantina is located in a historic building in the heart of Lanzarote in Teguise, the oldest town in the Canary Islands and the island's cultural centre. Here you can taste great traditional Spanish tapas as well as various vegetarian dishes. Very tasty and an absolute must!
Would you like to have breakfast, brunch or lunch somewhere? Then you've come to the right place at Levain. Levain is located in Thaiche on Avenida Nestor De La Torre 22. They offer delicious cakes and freshly made sandwiches. Levain is of the few bakers where you can get firm brown bread. They also serve a good cappucino or a latte.
Rafa Restaurante de Mar is located in the town of El Golfo. Rafa Restaurante de Mar is specialized in fish dishes. They serve fresh fish daily, that they bought at the market the same day. The fish is filleted at your table. Rafa Restaurante de Mar also serves the best paella in all of El Golfo. You must have tasted this. Enjoy your meal from the terrace with a beautiful sea view.
Restaurante Salmarina is located in Playa Quemada. At this restaurant, they specialize in delicious fish dishes. In addition to the fish dishes, they also serve paella and meat. While you enjoy your delicious dish, you also have a phenomenal view of the sea.
Bodega de Santiago is a 200-year-old house converted into a restaurant in 2005 in memory of Santiago Eugenio. They provide top quality meals using national and international products. You can enjoy a delicious dinner under the beautiful tree. This high quality restaurant is located in the town of Yaiza and is definitely worth a visit!
César Manrique was a Spanish painter, architect and construction consultant. His style can be seen as non-figurative, in balance with the surrounding nature. Many buildings and projects on the island of Lanzarote such as Mirador del Río, Jameos del Agua, Jardín de Cactus as well as the restaurant El Diablo in the Timanfaya National Park and the hotel Gran Meliá Salinas in Costa Teguise are among his works. Manrique made sure that most buildings on Lanzarote are built no higher than four floors, that they were mainly white and very light in colour and that the window frames were painted green, blue or brown.
The Cactus Garden, built in an old quarry in the north of the island, is a creation of César Manrique. Designed in the shape of an amphitheatre, the garden is made up of more than 10,000 cacti from all over the world, along with beautiful volcanic rock sculptures.
Not to be confused with the seaside resort of Costa Teguise. Teguise is amazing; a town with a rich history. The town is descended from the early fifteenth century and was the capital of Lanzarote until 1852. The village is designed in an attractive Andalusian style. There is a market on Sundays in Teguise. The market starts in the morning at 9 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m.
El Golfo is the village that is located at the former El Golfo volcano. El Golfo is a fishing village. A few hundred meters from the village of El Golf is a poisonous green lake: Lago Verde. The name says it all because it means nothing more or less than 'green lake'. It is originated in an old crater, that is why the water is still supplied underground to the lake.
Yaiza is considered one of the most beautiful villages in Lanzarote. Most of the houses in Yaiza are white with green windows and doors. The main square is the village square Plazoleta de Victor Fernández where the eighteenth-century church is located: Nuestra Señonpra de los Remedios. To have a nice view of the village, you can climb the stone stairs that can be found near the bus parking areas. From there you will experience a beautiful view over Yaiza.
The village of Haría is located in the north of the island of Lanzarote. If you follow the route from the south towards Mirador del Río, you will automatically encounter the village. Haría is located in the Valley of the Thousand Palms. And yes, that's right! There are not thousands, but dozens in and around Haría. Like all villages on Lanzarote, it is mainly the colour white that determines the street scene. On Saturdays, there is a market in Haría. The 'Mercado de Artesania Tradicional' is held every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Plaza Léon y Castillo.
This great Beach Bar is located next to the white sandy beach Playa de Las Cucharas. Here they make delicious cocktails from fresh fruit. During the weekends, there is often a band playing music. The beach (650 meters) is surrounded by gardens and a beautiful promenade. After a day at the beach, this Beach Bar is the ideal place to relax.
Spend a day in Formentera. A quiet and peaceful island with a real hippie atmosphere. Reachable within about 45 minutes by a local boat. Rent a bike at the harbour and enjoy the breathtakingly beautiful beaches of Platje de ses Illetes. Here you can enjoy beautiful strips of white sand and crystal clear water.
Plaza del Sol is highly recommended, an attractive square in Ibiza town near the historic centre. There are many different restaurants and terraces on this square. If you go here, the eponymous Plaza del Sol restaurant is highly recommended!
Natural Park Ses Salines is a beautiful area to visit. With an area of 3,000 hectares on land and 13,000 hectares in the sea, this landscape is gigantic. The nature park is located in the south of Ibiza and even covers part of the island of Formentera. In the park, you will be introduced to deserted beaches and beautiful salt lakes.
During sunset, you must visit the Es Vedrà nature reserve. Here you can enjoy the most beautiful sunset where the mountain Es Vedrà forms a silhouette in the water. At sunset, this is perhaps one of the most magical places in Ibiza.
The archaeological museum of Ibiza and the island of Formentera is located in two places, namely in the Dalt Vila and at the Puig des Molins (or the hill of the windmills). The Archaeological Museum is an institution that preserves, examines and displays the remains of Ibiza and Formentera's past. See, amongst other things, one of the best-preserved cemeteries in the world with its underground tombs.
Cala D'en Serra is one of the most beautiful calas on the island of Ibiza. Enchantingly beautiful and accessible by a winding road. Go for a swim at Cala d’en Serra, a dream beach where almost only locals come.
The view of the beach of Cala d'Hort is the best view on the island. From this beach, you have a view of Es Vedra, the mystical rock that lies off the coast of Ibiza. Cala d'Hort is a small beach with rocks and sand. The beach of Cala d'Hort is one of the most beautiful places to view the famous Es Vedra rock. Also called the most magical place in Ibiza.
Enjoy a breathtaking sunset in the bay of Benirras. Every Sunday evening there are even a number of hippies present, who watch the sun sink deeper into the sea while drumming. A very unique experience.
The most beautiful beach in Ibiza can be found in the north: Cala Xarraca. This beach is not big, but it is highly recommended! The small sandy beach is surrounded by rocks and the water is crystal clear. The view of the beach is not only incredibly beautiful, but it is also nice and quiet.
Cala Nova is an elongated sandy beach with fine sand and turquoise water. The water is very shallow for quite some time, making it accessible for children. This is definitely a family beach. There are 3 restaurants in the vicinity of the beach.
A great activity on Ibiza with children is a visit to the ecological farm "Can Muson". This farm is not very big, but the garden is very well maintained and there are a number of farm animals. There is also a nice playground in a nice shadowy spot. Attached to the farm there is a fruit and vegetable shop, where they sell a number of home-grown fruit and vegetables.
Just north of San Antonio, you will find Aquarium Cap Blanc. This aquarium is located in a natural cave and is well worth a visit if you are in the area. In the cave, there is a lake which is divided into two parts with many kinds of coloured fish from the Mediterranean. You can also see sharks, rays, starfish and squid.
Acrobosc Ibiza is a fantastic climbing forest where young and old can enjoy an adventurous and sporty day. You complete a course that consists of, amongst other things, walking on ropes and sliding down cables. A great activity for all family members!
If you like waterslides, the Aguamar water park is the place to be for you. The Aguamar water park is located next to the beach of Playa d'en Bossa, an ideal place for a whole day of water fun. Would you rather take it easy? Then you can cool down in the relaxation zones and swimming pools and enjoy the radiant sun. For the children, there is a playground where they can also play out of the water.
Due to the many sloping mountains of Ibiza, mountain biking here is perfect for both beginners and professional cyclists. The routes are clearly visible by means of signs with route numbers, but you can also organize a cycling tour. You can cycle on authentic roads that are normally impassable. This way you can cycle directly to unknown bays where no one else comes.
The most famous rock on the island is Es Vedra and is located off the coast of Cala d’hort. Dolphins are also regularly seen here. You can take a professional dive near the rock under supervision. Don't expect coral reefs like you will encounter in the Red Sea, but it is certainly beautiful to see! Besides, you can snorkel very well in Ibiza. There are many good places to snorkel in Ibiza namely Cap Llibrell, Islas Bledas, El Caballo, La Catedral.
You get to know Ibiza in a completely different way from the water. Only then will you see how many deserted bays and beautiful rock walls Ibiza has. You can explore these places with a kayak or paddleboard. At Amfibios Ibiza they also organize full moon kayak trips!
An activity for young and old! Discovering Ibiza by foot is a wonderful way to be amazed over and over by how beautiful the island is. Take a route along the coast, go deep into the mountains or take a nice walk through the small villages. The walks are well marked with signs.
The restaurant Jardín del Mar is highly recommended. This restaurant is located in the village of Portinatx. From the terrace, you have a beautiful view of the bay and you can enjoy the beautiful sunset. At this restaurant, you are able to enjoy a delicious paella or vegetarian/vegan dishes.
Taste the most delicious tapas at "Bar Costa" located in the artists' village of Santa Gertrudis. Here, the jamón serrano hangs from the ceiling and the walls are covered with paintings that artists have paid the bill with at the time.
The restaurant Es Molí de Sal is located on the beautiful island of Formentera. In the evening, on the south side of the Molí des Carregador windmill, you can enjoy delicious fish dishes in the high quality fish restaurant "Es Molí de Sal".
Plaza del Sol restaurant is located on Plaza del Sol square of the same name. Plaza del Sol is an attractive square in Ibiza town near the historic centre. At Plaza del Sol you can order various meat and fish dishes.
Caos Ibiza is located in the village of Santa Eulalia del Río. At Caos Ibiza, you can find the tastiest vegetarian dishes. They have a wide range of vegetarian dishes and they also have various meat and fish dishes. At Caos, they have one of the finest sangria on the island.
One of the places worth visiting is restaurant Bio Bites. This restaurant is located in the Botafoch harbour and offers a view over the sea where you can admire the passing boats. You can go here for the best vegetarian dishes. In addition, you will have the finest fresh juices here.
Portinatx is a fine and attractive village where you can take beautiful walks and hike near the lighthouse. Here you will find unique views, azure blue water and gently sloping beaches. If you like snorkelling, this is a must, for the reason that you will find many beautiful corals and fish here.
Visit the historic centre of Ibiza Town. Through a narrow corridor in the city wall, you reach Dalt Villa where you can taste the historic atmosphere. Walk all the way to the top from where you have a panoramic view of the old town, the harbour "La Marina" and Ibiza Town itself.
This is one of the favourite places in the middle of the island. It is a small village with a pleasant village square with terraces. Here you meet the locals and you really feel the atmosphere of this village. On the village square, you will find a charming church which is also worth seeing. You will also find good quality restaurants here for the evenings.
Santa Eulária des Riu is Ibiza's third-largest city but has the atmosphere of a cosy village. Stroll along the boulevard and visit the spacious harbour with luxury yachts and beautiful squares full of good restaurants and shops.
This small village is located in the north-east of Ibiza between Santa Eularia and the north. The village has a lovely white church and in the village, you will find several restaurants and other great shops. It is located near Las Dalias. The Namasté party is held here every Wednesday evening and from 7 p.m. you can dance and eat there until the early hours. There is live music and it is also a very nice hippie atmosphere with cosy people and great music. Highly recommended to visit when you go to Ibiza!
Bahia Beach in Palm-Mar is a short drive from the Desino estate in Guaza. You will find wonderful lounge areas here. Often a live band plays in the evenings. All in all, an amazing place with a blissful beach atmosphere.
A very beautiful lava beach is Playa los Cristianos. The seabed here slopes gradually and is therefore suitable for (young) children. A beautiful avenue runs along the beach with various play options such as a playground and trampolines.
Playa de la Tejita near El Médano is the longest natural beach in Tenerife and very popular with surfers because of the strong north-east wind. On the west side, there are fewer waves, so you can swim very well here.
In the El Teide National Park, you will find a cable car that goes to the top of the volcano El Teide. A perfect getaway for the whole family. The lunar landscape of this national park is beautiful. The cable car takes you to the top in 8 minutes. The higher you get, the more magical the view, so once at the top, you will have a phenomenal view.
Seeking something different than a day at the beach or swimming pool? Then the salt water baths on the north coast of Tenerife are an exciting alternative. A number of baths were created naturally and others were created by the famous artist Cesár Manrique. You will find the natural swimming pools in Puerto de la Cruz (Lago Martianez), Garachico (El Caletón) and Bajamar.
Tenerife is also a very popular golf destination. The island has 9 golf courses in total. The three that are the most beautiful are Abama Golf, Golf Costa Adeje and Buenavista Golf. These golf courses are located in the south of the island and are ideal for guests staying at Villa Reya or the Desino estate.
Have you been out and about all day in the north of Tenerife? Then try to get a table for lunch at the quality restaurant "La Cuadra de San Diego" with a beautiful outdoor terrace.
El Medano has one of the best tapas bars in Tenerife. At "Imperio del Pintxo" the pinchos are not only presented as works of art, but they also taste delicious. It is not a surprise that this tapas bar has won many awards.
In the fishing village of Adeje in the south of Tenerife, there are many good restaurants and bars. For tasty fresh fish, you have come to the right place at "La Masia del Mar". You can also enjoy beautiful sunsets from this terrace.
The vegetarian restaurant Buenavida is located in the town of Costa Adeje. You can go here in the evening for the tastiest burgers, but you can also enjoy a delicious cup of coffee with a homemade vegetarian pie in the afternoon.
Located in La Arena is fish restaurant Pancho with fish straight from the sea on your plate. From the terrace, you can enjoy a beautiful view of the sea. A unique place to enjoy!
The restaurant La Vieja is located in the town of La Caleta. In this restaurant, they prepare fresh fish in real traditional style. From the terrace, you have a magnificent view of the sea. If you are a real fish lover then you have come to the right place at this restaurant!
The restaurant Fuel Restobar can be found in the town of Costa Adeje. You can go here for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They serve good food, including vegetarian and vegan options. At the restaurant, you will also find a chill-out where the children can play.
The picturesque wine village of Icod de los Vinos is located in the northwest of Tenerife and has a particularly beautiful historic centre and the largest dragon tree in Tenerife. Stroll through the historic streets and the small squares and fountains in the old town.
You should not miss out on the place La Orotava. This village is located about 5 kilometres southeast of Puerto de la Cruz. It is located at an average altitude of 340 meters in the elongated Orotava Valley. Scattered throughout the city are various squares, buildings and gardens, which are all beautiful to see. View the narrow streets lined with 17th and 18th century houses and then enjoy a "cortado leche leche" in one of the old squares.
In the north of the island, you will find La Laguna. La Laguna is a wonderful student city full of stately old buildings, beautiful squares surrounded by greenery and many terraces where you can enjoy delicious tapas or pinchos with a glass of wine. You can also spend a wonderful day shopping here.
Between Playa de Las Americas and Playa de San Juan is the fishing village of "El Puertito" with just one restaurant/bar, a few white houses and a volcanic sandy beach. Here you can really taste that relaxing laid-back atmosphere. El Puertito is very popular amongst divers. Walk up the path to the other side and be amazed at the particularly beautiful sandbank surrounded by azure blue water.
Masca is an authentic mountain village in the northwest of the island, located in the middle of a beautiful wild nature reserve. In the village, you will find the starting point of the beautiful hiking route through the Masca Gorge.
Do you like to walk? Then you won't get bored here either. From the green banana plantations in the north to a walk through the unique lunar landscape around the volcano el Teide or a unique beautiful hiking route for advanced users through the Masca Gorge. Walking routes are well marked all over the island.
Pico de las Nieves is the highest mountain in Gran Canaria. The Pico de las Nievas, with its 1,949 meters, is the literal highlight of the island. You can cycle or walk to the Pico de las Nieves, but if you don't feel like walking, you can also reach the top of the Pico de las Nieves by car. On top of the mountain, you have the best views of Gran Canaria and El Teide on Tenerife.
Visit the largest botanical garden in Spain, Jardín Botánico Viera y Clavijo. A walk through the 27 hectares allows you to discover the varied flora. You will find exotic plant species and more than 500 native plants here. The garden has several areas, one of which is Jardin de las Islas. An area of 1,000 square meters filled with pine, dragon and palm trees. A paradise for real nature admirers.
Risco Caído is located at the highest point on Gran Canaria. Risco Caído is also called "paisaje cultural de Risco Caído y las montañas sagradas". It is a pre-Hispanic cave-dwelling archaeological site, with settlements and temples with astronomical elements set in caves. A unique place to visit!
A well-known beach on Gran Canaria is Amadores. Amadores beach is located on the South West coast of Gran Canaria. It is a beautiful white beach with clear blue water. You will not be bothered by waves and ocean currents on this beach, so you can swim and snorkel nicely here. It is also an ideal beach for families with (young) children.
Do you want to go to a more quiet beach? Then you should definitely visit the beach Tufia. This beach is located in the east of the island. It is a small beach of black lava sand. Tufia is beautifully situated between the white houses and you will mainly meet the locals here.
Palmitos Park is the ideal trip for the whole family. Palmitos Park is located in the south of the island in Maspalomas. The park originally started as a bird park, but nowadays you can find everything there. They have a dolphinarium, amphitheatre, beautiful birds and also exotic plants such as orchids and cacti.
The theme park Mundo Aborigen is located in the south of Gran Canaria. The park is surrounded by the ravine of Fataga and is located in the middle of the natural park Ayagaures. In this park, you will find a reconstruction of an old Canarian village, where they recreate the daily scenes of the original inhabitants. This takes you back in time and you can experience how the original inhabitants of the island lived.
Gran Canaria offers many different possibilities for diving enthusiasts. The most beautiful locations for diving are located along the entire coast of Gran Canaria. One of the most beautiful places to dive is at Pasito Blanco beach. Only 5 minutes from the beach is a cliff formed of solidified lava. Around this cliff you can see the most beautiful things underwater, with a little luck you can even discover sharks or rays. The bay of El abron near Arinaga is also recommended.
If you are a cycling enthusiast then Gran Canaria is the perfect island for you! The island offers endless different routes. There are several routes of varying difficulty. You can make a beautiful trip to the wooded area in the interior, but you can also discover the spectacular coastal roads. The mild climate allows you to make beautiful trips all year round.
Agüimes is located south of Barranco de Guayadeque. It is one of the villages behind the busy tourist part in Gran Canaria. In the old centre (casco historico) there are numerous narrow alleys, attractive squares and terraces that together create an "Andalusian look".
If you are in Gran Canaria, a visit to the capital of Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, cannot be missed. Las Palmas is located in the northeastern part of the island. The city was founded in 1478 and you will find numerous historical and cultural sights here. The oldest part of the city, Vegueta, is definitely worth a visit. Here is the Santa Ana Cathedral, the first church on the Canary Islands.
Agaete is one of the most special and beautiful villages on Gran Canaria. The village is best known for its coffee. The village is located in the northwest of the island, half an hour drive from the capital Las Palmas. Here you will also find the only place in Europe with coffee plantations between the green hills of the valley. Due to the extremely fertile soil, mangoes, papayas, avocados, oranges, lemons and even grapes grow here in addition to coffee.
The restaurant Wapa Tapa is located in Playa del Ingles. If you are looking for delicious traditional tapas then you have come to the right place at Wapa Tapa. At Wapa Tapa also offers vegetarian and vegan options. Enough choice for everyone!
Green Conga is located in the capital Las Palmas. At Green Conga you can go for vegetarian and vegan dishes. They use 100% organic products. There is even a shop at the back where you can buy their organic products!
The restaurant El Apartamento is located in the north of the island near the city of Las Palmas. As the name implies, this is a place that makes you feel at home! This restaurant feels like a modern apartment full of trendy furniture, magazines and a relaxed atmosphere. You can taste flavours from all over the world at El Apartamento during a nice brunch or dinner. Besides that, you could also go there to drink a nice cocktail.
If you are looking for a special, gastronomic experience, Ákara is highly recommended. This restaurant is located in the luxury hotel Baobab de Costa Meloneras and is the only restaurant on the island where you can eat African food. You can taste exotic flavours such as pili-pili shrimp, toasted banana and wildebeest and antelope meat.
Tip: make sure to book in advance.
The tapas bar La Olivia is located in the north of the island on Las Canteras, one of the nicest beaches in Gran Canaria. There are still fishermen that go here to do their catch of the day. La Oliva is, therefore, a perfect place to eat fresh fish, squid rings or shrimp. But! Don't forget to leave a spot for dessert... The restaurant is famous for its homemade desserts!
Caldera de Taburiente National Park is the symbol of La Palma. You can enjoy walking and wandering around here. The hiking trails are well marked and easily accessible. Popular places to visit are the Cascada de Los Colores, where you can hike to a beautiful waterfall. The viewpoint Mirador de la Cumbrecita gives you a wonderful view over the national park.
Roque de los Muchachos is the largest mountain on the island, with a height of 2,426 meters. You can climb this mountain relatively easy, which gives you a beautiful view of the island. When the weather is good, you can also see Tenerife, La Gomera and El Hierro.
La Zarza is one of the most beautiful laurel forests on the Canary Islands. You hike here at an altitude of 500 to 1,200 meters. La Zarza has a visitor centre where you can get more information about the various trees and climate. Special are the petroglyphs found here of the original inhabitants: the Guanches. You will find these special forests in the northeast of La Palma.
Mirador del Time is a viewing point 500 metres above Tazacorte. You look out over the landscape of Los Llanos, the valley of Aridane and the Cumbres. The Atlantic Ocean is also clearly visible. It is a popular place to go in the evening so you can see the lights in the valley below.
Playa Los Guirres is located just north of Porto Naos, on the west coast of the island. You drive from Porto Naos on a neglected asphalt road through a no man's land of banana plantations. You enter a well-kept parking lot and you are at Los Guirres. Playa Los Guirres is a pebble beach and mainly known by the locals. For a delicious lunch or dinner, you can visit the restaurant Kiosko Playa Los Guirres, where they serve the tastiest tapas and fish dishes!
Playa Charco Verde is a natural bay with sand all year round. The bay is located a few kilometres south of Puerto Naos. If you love to snorkel this is the beach for you! To the right of the rock is an excellent spot for snorkelling, you will find the most beautiful fish here.
Do you like challenges? Then La Palma is the perfect island for challenging and beautiful trips! Once you have braved the challenging steep slopes, you will be rewarded with magnificent views. In addition, you will find beautiful forest trails off-road surrounded by nature. The cycling tours through the Caldera area are very popular.
Restaurant "El Rincón de Moraga" is located in the Argual area of Los Llanos. It is not without reason that this restaurant is in the Michelin Guide with excellent dishes. It is a restaurant that serves high-quality dishes. The restaurant has a beautiful interior and excellent service, but you don't have to go inside in a suit. They are open on Saturdays and Sundays and there is a new menu every 2 months.
Pino de la Virgin is a restaurant in Puntagorda on the north of the island. This restaurant has a cosy courtyard with beautiful flowers. At Pino de la Virgin you can enjoy delicious authentic Canarian dishes.
Kiosko Playa Los Guirres is located in the west of the island at the eponymous beach. End your day at the beach with a delicious dinner at Kiosko Playa Los Guirres. From the terrace, you have a beautiful view and you look out over the bay. Here you will find the finest Spanish tapas and delicious fresh fish dishes.
Restaurant Cocomar is located in the village of Puerto Naos. A tiny restaurant on stilts with delicious dishes such as king prawns in chilli oil and brandy, rich salads with fresh fruit and walnuts. Cocomar is one of the hidden treasures on La Palma. Restaurant Cocomar has only six tables, therefore reservation is recommended.
Tasca Catalina is located in El Paso. Located on a mountain with beautiful views of the sea, this great restaurant offers you a wide variety of tapas. They have different types of tapas with fish, seafood, meat but also plenty of choice for vegetarians. In addition to the delicious tapas, they have the tastiest desserts here, so be sure to reserve a spot!
Many experience the surroundings of Puntagorda as one of the most beautiful natural areas of La Palma. Here you will find beautiful viewpoints over the blue sea, many beautiful hiking trails and, last but not least, viewpoint "Montana Miraflores" with a phenomenal view over the mountains. Every weekend there is a market in the "Mercadillo" where the owners only sell local fruit and vegetables as well as herbs, wine, almond mousse and marmalades. Clothing, jewellery and ceramics are also sold here.
The pleasant city of Los Llanos de Aridane has a nice historic centre. The large square near the church is an important meeting place at night. Locals often gather here and there are a few terraces to be found. If you want to know even more about the culture and history, you should definitely visit the archaeological museum Benahoarita in Los Llanos. There are also many banana plantations around the place.
The former harbour town of San Andrés is located in the northeast of the island. San Andrés is, according to many, the nicest village on the island because you can still see the typical architecture of the Canary Islands. In the centre is the "Plaza de San Andrés", a square surrounded by large palm trees. You will find many nice terraces on this square!
Fuencaliente de la Palma is located in the south of La Palma. In and around Fuencaliente there are many large and small volcanoes. When you are near Fuencaliente, it is definitely worth taking a look at the "Salinas Marinas de Fuencaliente", the salt pans. The salt pans create a special look because the white of the salt contrasts strongly with the black of the rocks in this rugged area.
Restaurant El Sitio belongs to the Hotel Hacienda de Abajo which is located in the historic district of Tazacorte. The restaurant is located on an old estate that was originally a seventeenth-century sugar cane plantation. At El Sitio, you can enjoy the delicious traditional cuisine of the island. The seventeenth-century furnishings give you the impression that you are reliving the history there!
Iznájar belongs to one of the most beautiful white villages in Andalusia, located next to a reservoir. The village is surrounded by olive trees, mountains and hills, a breathtaking view. Iznájar has plenty to offer. Walk up the narrow alleys to visit Castillo de Iznájar. You can also visit Patio de las Comedias, a courtyard surrounded by different types of flowers cared for by the residents. Tip: the best time to look here is in April or May!
Next to this square is the San Rafael tower, here you have a magnificent view over the village and the surrounding area. In and near Iznájar are numerous restaurants and bars suitable for a Spanish snack or full-course meal. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings in the village of Iznájar!
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