Western Islands

Each of the seven Canary Islands has its own charm. Fuerteventura and Lanzarote have an arid landscape but a few precious blonde sandy beaches. In contrast the Western Islands (La Palma, Gomera, iron and Tenerife) offer much more humid, although devoid of great beaches and green landscapes. -Island that would give name to the Canary Islands – Gran Canaria, presents for his part, green and humid landscapes in the area Center and North of the island. Instead in the southern area, its coast looms large blond sand beaches as Playa del Ingles and Maspalomas – even in the same capital to the northeast of the island, is also the famous playa de las Canteras, the best urban beach in the world for connoisseurs-. Also the capital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria was considered a few years ago as the city with the best climate in the world by the University of Siracuse in the United States.

Eminently tourist areas of the island are located to the South of the island: the municipality of San Bartolome de Tirajana, (where is located Maspalomas, the largest tourist city of the Canary Islands) and the municipality of Mogan – more towards the southwest of the island-. Credit: Jill Bikoff-2011. Puerto de Mogan is also known as the Venice of the Canaries for the beauty of their houses and small bridges to channel mode. In addition this municipality comes to be the place of Europe with more hours of sunshine and has one of the best microclimates of the whole world. Already in Maspalomas we on the edge of the beach of the same name and the playa del Ingles, the famous dunes of Maspalomas, ecosystem protected of great ecological value that give rise to the Natural Park of the Maspalomas dunes alongside the Charca de Maspalomas. The beaches of Maspalomas and the English come to actually form a single almost 6 kilometres long beach.