1. Yumbo Centrum

For some of the best shopping and entertainment in Gran Canaria, don’t miss out on a visit to Yumbo Centrum. With more than 200 shops, bars and stands, it’s a vibrant place to spend a few hours after a morning in the hot Spanish sun.
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3. Playa de Los Tarajales

For an alternative from the main beach in Los Cristianos, pay a visit to Playa de los Tarajales. To get there, take a walk down the hill starting at Hotel Paradise Park and onto the sands
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4. Playa de las Vistas

On your holiday in Los Cristianos, don’t miss out on a trip to Playa de las Vistas. To find the beach, go west of Los Cristianos port where you’ll discover golden sands
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6. Paseo Costa Canaria

Take in the sights of Playa del Ingles with a walk along the Paseo Costa Canaria. Starting at San Agustin Beach, make your way along the coastal path for breathtaking views out to sea across miles of golden sand dunes.
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9. Lajares

While in Fuerteventura, make sure you pay a visit to the trendy surfing village of Lajares. Just a short ten minute drive away from Corralejo
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10. La Orotava

To discover one of Tenerife’s most charming old towns, make sure you pay a visit to La Orotava. Sitting on the north west coast near to Puerto de la Cruz
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11. Garachico

Discover one of the most beautiful towns in Tenerife with a trip to Garachico. On the north west tip of the island around an hour’s drive from Los Cristianos, you’ll come across this picturesque Canarian town with a fascinating history.
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12. Fundacion Cesar Manrique

Discover more about Lanzarote’s celebrated artist, Cesar Manrique, with a trip to his quirky former home. Just a few miles north of Arrecife, ‘Taro de Tahiche’ is now the base for the Fundacion Cesar Manrique
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13. Fuerteventura Golf Club

Play a round at Fuerteventura’s first 18 hole golf course, and the host of the 2004 Spain Open, with a visit to Fuerteventura Golf Club. With its well-kept greens and palm-lined bunkers, the golf club is a great place to spend a few hours as you enjoy a round.
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14. Botanical Gardens

While in Puerto de la Cruz, make sure you pay a visit to the beautiful Botanical Gardens, otherwise known as the Jardín de Aclimatación de la Orotava. With huge grounds stretching across 20,000 square metres
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15. Aquapark Costa Teguise

For an action-packed family day out, pay a visit to Aquapark Costa Teguise. As the only water park in Lanzarote, this is a must-visit no matter your age. So grab your swimsuit and hop on the shuttle bus for a day of fun by the pool.
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17. Shopping at Biosfera Plaza

You’ll find plenty of fashion outlets for those looking to complete their holiday look, with options for men, women and children in no short supply. You’ll also find technology, jewellery and gift shops for a worthwhile souvenir.
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18. Drinks at Peggy's Snug Bar

If you’re looking for a warm and fun bar with a familiar feel in a great setting, Peggy’s Snug is a bar that’ll have you coming back again and again. The owners, Mick and Dolores welcome you with open arms
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20. Go diving

If you fancy taking a trip under the ocean, Teide Divers can help to train you. This family run business has 10 years experience of diving in Tenerife.
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21. Take a Segway tour of the city

Puerto de la Cruz is a resort that is full of interesting history and for the best way to see it, you should take a Segway tour of the city. After your two hour guided tour you’ll become an expert in the history of Puerto de la Cruz.
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22. Check out the old town of La Orotava

To immerse yourself in the culture of Puerto de la Cruz and the surrounding area, a visit to La Orotava is a must. This town has proudly maintained its charm and cultural heritage and kept its cobbled streets in pristine condition.
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23. Take in the views at Costa Martianez

Costa Martiánez is a splendid theme park covering 100,000 square metres and centred around a large lake. The lake branches off into seven pools and a wide collection of gardens, terraces, viewpoints, solariums, cultural centres and restaurants.
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24. Visit Loro Parque

You’ll find rustic views and a fascinating animal kingdom at Loro Parque. Since it first opened its doors in 1972, it’s been home to many fascinating and exotic creatures and a lush botanical garden.
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25. Siam Park

Rated the top thing to do in Tenerife on Tripadvisor, this Siamese themed water park is the largest in Europe. Boasting seven world records, it’s quickly been hailed one of the best in the world. Siam Park is suitable for people of all ages, so it makes a great day out for everybody.
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26. Nightlife in Playa De Las Americas

The first thing that comes to mind when someone says nightlife are hard-core dance clubs that are bursting at the seams. That isn’t always the case. Playa de las Americas is the party capital of Tenerife and has a lot to offer in terms of night-time entertainment from comedy clubs to shisha lounges, you’ll never be bored.
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27. Troya Beach

Tenerife is known for its volcanic, black sandy beaches. The most famous beach happens to be right at your doorstep in Playa de las Americas.
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28. Light and Music Fountain

The light and music fountain is an absolute must-see when visiting Playa de las Americas. Listen to music from the likes of Frank Sinatra and Glen Miller played to the synchronised water spouts that are illuminated by colourful under water lights.
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30. Go sea fishing

Los Cristianos was once a working fishing village, and although fishermen still work from there today, the extent of the trade has subsided.
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33. Guided walks and hikes

Explore Los Cristianos’ rich countryside with Tenerife Guided Walks and feel at one with nature. There are a lot of excursions to choose from, which differ in length and difficulty.
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34. Relax on Playa Fanabe beach

Escape from the hustle and bustle on Playa Fanabe’s peaceful, Blue Flag beach. Suitable for all ages, you can swim in the clear, warm water and pick your ideal sunbathing spot on the long stretch of golden sand.
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35. Visit beautiful Playa del Duque beach

You can see why this picture-perfect beach is one of the most popular in Costa Adeje. Surrounded by palm trees, its soft, golden sand slopes gently to the sea and feels great between your toes as you stroll along the shoreline.
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41. Learn to dive with the experts

Once you’ve seen everything that Puerto Rico has to offer on land, you’ll be ready to discover what lies beneath the waves. Take a class at the PADI diving school and you’ll be ready to do some diving
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43. Visit San Juan fort

Puerto Rico is blessed with fascinating sites that played an important role in Spanish history. San Juan Fort, a former defensive outpost, is listed as a World Heritage Site
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45. Fun for all the family

There are lots of leisure attractions available for the whole family to experience during the day at Playa del Ingles. This includes thrilling slides and rides at the water parks in the area.
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48. Water sports

As the coast is beautifully clear and quite calm, the beach is the perfect outing for either relaxation or something a little more upbeat. Why not choose from a wide range of water sports.
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52. Visit Maspalomas Lighthouse

One of the biggest tourist attractions in Maspalomas is the lighthouse. It’s situated next to the famous sand dunes and it’s been standing since before tourists came to the area and it turned into a holiday resort.
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56. Hike to the impressive Roque Nublo

Standing proud at 80 metres tall, Roque Nublo is an icon of Gran Canaria and actually marks the centre of the island. Looking at photos, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the rock is something that only mountaineers or the most experienced of explorers can visit
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58. Spend the day at Palmitos Park

Palmitos Park is an absolute must when on holiday in Gran Canaria. It’s one of the most popular attractions on the island, so much so that it’s currently ranked the number two thing to do out of over 220 attractions, according to people on TripAdvisor.
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60. Visit Oasis Park

Just a short distance away from Corralejo and in the tropical gardens at La Lajita, is the Oasis Park. The park is home to lots of reptiles, birds and a many different kinds of African animals including zebras, giraffes and hippos, all of which can
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61. Baku Family Park

For an exciting family day out, a trip to Baku Family Park is in order as it’s only a short way from Corralejo. Enjoy classic activities like 18 hole mini golf and ten pin bowling,
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69. Parque Naturel de Corralejo

This beautiful stretch of coastline runs for 10km from the resort of Corralejo. Bordered with stunning sand dunes, the white sands make the perfect base to spend a relaxing day soaking up
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70. Find your sea legs

With the Marina Rubicon at the centre of holiday life in Playa Blanca, boats and water sports are never far away. A cruise around Lanzarote’s coast is a relaxing way to see the island’s scenery.
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72. Relax on the beach in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca may be small but it has a grand total of three beaches of its own, and you’ll also find the peaceful beaches of the Papagayo nature reserve just along the coast. If you like to be close to the main shops and restaurants,
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76. Take a dive in a submarine

The beauty isn’t just on land when you’re in Costa Teguise; why not explore the world below the waves on a submarine trip. Board the high-tech submarine as it takes a dive from Puerto Calero.
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80. Los Hervideros

If you enjoy looking at natural wonders then Los Hervideros, located slightly north of Playa Blanca, won’t disappoint. While you’re exploring the coast of Lanzarote by car or bike you shouldn’t bypass this section of coast.
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81. Jameos del Agua

Part restaurant, part bar, part nature, the Jameos del Agua is really a celebration of Lanzarote’s volcanic landscapes, created by the legendary artist, Cesar Manrique, who was born on the island.
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82. Cueva de los Verdes

Formed about 4,000 years ago when the Montana La Corona volcano erupted, Cuevas de Los Verdes is one of the longest volcanic tunnels in the world and is visited by thousands of people every year.
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86. Loro Parque Tenerife

Voted on Tripadvisor as the number one attraction out of 502 things to do in the whole of Tenerife, you’re guaranteed to have the time of your life at Loro Parque
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On your trip to the Canary Islands, you won’t be short of things to do and places to see. Explore the quaint fishing village of Puerto de Mogán, see the dolphins at Loro Parque, or take a trip to the otherworldly lava fields of Timanfaya National Park. Whether you’re looking for all-out adventure or tranquil relaxation, the Canary Islands will never fail to impress.