These are the most secret and impressive corners of the Canary Islands
In addition to visiting the best known sites, there are spectacular places that you cannot miss
If you are planning your holidays in the Canary Islands, you will know that you are about to arrive in paradise
The high number of tourists who visit the Canary Islands each year makes it seem impossible to find secret places in the archipelago. But the Canary Islands are truly such a wonder that they still have places full of mystery and beauty Available only to a select few. If you are looking for a different vacation, in which, in addition to touring incredible beaches, you can let yourself be captivated by a landscape that does not seem from this planet, the Fortunate Islands are your destination. In fact they are called that because in Ancient Greece they were compared to paradise, and they did not lack reasons! Find out for yourself by touring the most unknown places in the Canary Islands.
The Cave of the Wind in Tenerife
After a volcanic eruption that took place on Mount Teide 27,000 years ago, this impressive 17-kilometre tunnel was formed. When the lava solidified, it remained the longest volcanic tunnel in Europe. An underground landscape with unique characteristics, since its network of galleries is superimposed on three levels, something that does not happen anywhere else in the world. There you can contemplate lava waterfalls, drippings and lava lakes.
Lobos Island in Fuerteventura
On the closest island to the African continent is a treasure with restricted access that only admits the visit of 400 people a day. It is a small islet of volcanic origin that today is protected, and where you will find Playa de las Conchas (or La Caleta), famous for its crystal clear waters and golden sand. from her, you will have the privilege of contemplating a unique view of Fuerteventura and the Natural Park of the Dunes of Corralejo.
Lovers’ Ravine in Fuerteventura
We continue in Fuerteventura, to the north of the island, where the Barranco de los Enamorados (or the Enchanted) is located, in the municipality of La Oliva. This ravine is the most unique landscape you will find in all the Canary Islands: fossil dunes dug out of the water 135,000 years ago. In 2008, the area was declared an Asset of Cultural Interest, with the category of Paleontological Zone. It is worth visiting and exploring it to admire its beauty, without stopping at points of interest such as the Arco de las Peñitas.
The Bufadero de La Garita in Gran Canaria
It is impossible not to experience amazement at wonders of nature like this. It is a rock formation that looks like magic next to the coast of La Garita. Located next to the ocean, small waterfalls and jets of pressurized water emerge from the bufadero, emitting a whistling sound. It’s a place to stop, and it’s more spectacular than ever on days when the wind is blowing and the tide is high.
Bajo Risco beach in Lanzarote
Lanzarote is one of the most requested islands to spend the holidays, thanks to its endless beaches and its volcanic landscapes. And there we want to discover you the loneliest beach of the island where you can disconnect 100%. Bajo Risco beach is 500 meters long, with transparent waters and golden sands that will make you fall in love. And from it you can see the Risco de Famara and islets such as La Graciosa and Alegranza.