Family holidays to Canary Islands

Canary Island family holidays have everything you need for the perfect break. Located just 70 miles from the south coast of Morocco, this stunning volcanic archipelago is made up of seven islands that bask in subtropical temperatures all year round. While its powder-soft sands and gently-shelving shores makes them a superb destination for beach lovers and families, you’ll find that each island has its own unique character and attractions, each one promising to provide the best family holidays the Canaries have to offer.

If you’re taking a break with little ones in tow, family holidays in the Canary Islands ought to feature at least one day out and about. Whether you’re sharing your downtime with toddlers or teenagers, a trip to one of the islands’ fantastic waterparks is sure to tick the right boxes. Gran Canaria is home to Aqualand, which is filled with a variety of rides and slides for older kids, such as the twisting, speeding Anaconda, and the stomach-tightening Racer Twin Turbolance! For little ones, there’s a dedicated ‘Kidzworld’, which has taken some of the bigger rides and adapted them for younger visitors, providing pint-sized thrills and spills. Fuerteventura’s Acua Waterpark is also well worth checking out, an easy way to spend an exciting day out with the kids.

Many parents worry about feeding their little ones on family holidays in the Canary Islands. However, book a break in one of the larger, family-focused resorts and you’ll find familiar favourites such as pizza and pasta and burgers and chips; something to please even the pickiest of palates. If you fancy testing tiny taste buds, take a trip to one of the nearby towns, where you can sample some of the delicious Canarian cuisine, with dishes such as paella and tapas very popular with younger visitors. Browse our range of breaks to find the best family holidays in the Canary Islands.

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