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5 reasons to escape to the Canary Islands this winter with TUI

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The Canary Islands seem like a world away from the UK, even though it is only a four-hour flight. From November through March, you will have eleven hours of daylight and pleasantly warm weather guaranteed. Just be sure to bring a jacket for those romantic al fresco dining evenings.

Tenerife, Lanzarote, and Gran Canaria are some of TUI’s best value holiday destinations. Here are five reasons why you should treat yourself to a truly heart-warming adventure this winter!

1. Unlimited sunshine

With an average annual temperature of 22 °C, the Canary Islands are often referred to as the “Land of Everlasting Spring”.

2. Endless beaches

Very few destinations in Europe can compete with the Canary Islands when it comes to natural beauty. With a coastline just 100 kilometres away from Africa, they inherited a great deal of that continent’s natural riches. Some beaches on Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria are in fact semi-deserts, with sand dunes stretching far beyond the horizon.

Tenerife’s Playa de el Bollullo
Tenerife’s Playa de el Bollullo (in the photo) and Lanzarote’s Caletón Blanco are among the Canary Islands best secret beaches, according to locals

3. Spectacular volcanoes

The Canary Islands bear the traces of a long history of volcanic activity. Tenerife is home to the world’s third-largest volcano, Mount Teide, which looms over the island at a height of 12,400 feet. Over a hundred volcanoes adorn Timanfaya National Park on the west coast of Lanzarote, making it a worthy rival to Tenerife.

4. Hidden gems

The Canaries are known for their mountainous landscapes and thrilling volcano treks, but they also have a more secluded, serene side to them. Enchanting pine forests, pristine beaches, and quaint fishing villages are the best reasons to visit the sleepy islands of La Palma and La Gomera.

5. Peace of mind

With TUI, an award-winning airline, finding a flight deal to the Canaries is easy and hassle-free. TUI’s Holiday Promise is tailored to help you travel with confidence. As a part of it, they offer the following:

For that extra peace of mind during turbulent times, you may want to consider a package holiday rather than a DIY one. If you already have your hotel booked, just go for one of the flight-only options.

Flights with TUI take off from all the major airports, including London Gatwick, London Luton, and Manchester. You can also find flight deals from regional airports throughout the United Kingdom, such as Bournemouth, Exeter, Leeds, Newcastle, and Norwich.