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How should renters find the villa of their choice?

Travelers visit a Canary Islands villa for their holiday destination will enjoy the fantasies of island life making their holiday dreams a reality. Choosing a Canary Island villa holiday or apartment will not only afford you the privacy not offered in a hotel, but will save you money as hotels can be much more expensive than private holiday accommodation in the Canary Islands.

In the Canary Islands renters will find many different style holiday villas. Many are located on the beachfront giving fantastic views across the Atlantic Ocean and others in the mountainous regions. Most villas for rent in the Canary Islands are large with 4 bedrooms or more and plenty of space outside for BBQ's and sunbathing. In the cities or larger towns Canary Island apartments for rent can be found and normally will have 2 bedrooms and a private balcony. Most importantly you can be located in the middle of the resorts making access to activities easy.

Tropical islands with luxurious Canary Island holiday villas surrounded by banana plantations, stunning sandy beaches and breathtaking scenery are just a few of the factors tourist choose the Canary Islands for their holiday in Spain. The islands have golf courses and other activities to keep you busy during your time away. Most holiday rental villas are situated close to the beach giving you a fantastic view of the Atlantic Ocean.

Great Facts about Canary Islands as a Travel Destination:

  • The Canary Islands are considered an exotic paradise.
  • There are many islands to choose from such as Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera and Hierro.
  • Renters have the choice of crowded beaches to quiet desolate beaches.
  • Watersports and surfing are major activities with the Atlantic Ocean winds.
  • Explore the many volcanoes.

General questions asked by visitors on their holidays in the Canary Islands?

Tenerife Black Sand Beaches


Tenerife Holidays and Rentals Info:

Golf courses, Black Shingle or Sand Beaches, Teide National Park

Tenerife is the largest island in the group and includes many resorts, golf courses and a vast array of places to enjoy the night life during a stay in a Tenerife apartment. Tenerife has many high quality man made beaches, most consist of a fine black shingle or sand. These are mainly around the major tourist resorts and holiday rentals in the Canary Islands. There are also secluded coves for you to discover and explore and inland is the majestic El Teide, the highest Volcano in Spain at 3718 metres above sea level. It is also third highest Volcano in the world and is surrounded by the Teide National Park.

Lanzarote Harbour and Beach


Lanzarote Holidays and Rentals Info:

Timanfaya National Park, Fantastic Beaches, Rural Villages

Lanzarote is made up from volcanoes more so than any other island in the group. Some people say it even has a lunar like landscape. For the nature lover you have to visit the Timanfaya National Park during your holiday and experience a close encounter with nature. Lanzarote is encompassed by fantastic beaches near beach luxury villas and is home to traditional rural villages where you can sample a true taste of island life and dine in fine island cuisine if not self catering in your villa in Lanzarote.

Canary Islanda Beach Front City


La Palma and Fuerteventura Holidays and Rentals Info:

Caldera de Taburiente National Park, Santa Cruz de la Palma, Deep-sea Fishing

La Palma is probably one of the greenest islands in the chain with volcanoes to climb and caves to explore while on your Canary Island holiday. In the centre of the island is the Caldera de Taburiente National Park for all of the nature lovers to enjoy. The main town of Santa Cruz de la Palma is worth a visit while you are staying in one of our holiday rentals in the Canary Islands if only to look at the Spanish colonial architecture.

Fuerteventura is probably the quietest and most laid back island in the group and is known for its Private villas for rent and a great place for a family holiday, but if you need entertainment, there is plenty on offer. Fuerteventura is the closest island to the African continent and is well known for its fantastic deep sea fishing.

Surfing in Gran Canarie


Gran Canaria Holidays and Rentals Info:

Las Palmas, Maspolomas, Golf Courses

With the modern development of Gran Canaria, you will find plenty of entertainment during your Canary Island holiday in a Gran Canaria apartment. The beaches of Gran Canaria also offer all of the water sports and facilities to assist you with your holiday. A must see during your Canary Island holidays is a visit to Las Palmas, a very busy city with plenty to see along with Maspolomas and its magnificent sand dunes. The golfer will not be disappointed either when they book one of our many villas for rent in the Canary Islands with a number of golf courses to choose from and can be played at any time of the year.

Top Cities for Holiday Rental Destinations in the Canary Islands

La Santa / Tinajo, Playa Blanca / Yaiza, Playa Honda / San Bartolome, Puerto del Carmen, Los Cristianos, Playa de las Americas, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria

What choice of activities are available in near a Canary Island villa?

Like any other island there is a wide array of water based activities to be enjoyed on your Canary Island holidays including scuba diving, snorkeling and windsurfing but don't disregard the land based sports on offer such as hiking and trekking. While on holiday in the Canary Islands take the time to sample the unique culture and cuisine to be found here. If all else fails there is always time for a round of golf on one of their beautiful courses designed with you in mind. Hire a car and get around the island on days out from your self catering rental villa and enjoy all that the island has to offer.

What is the Weather like during a Canary Island holiday?

The Canaries enjoy steady weather throughout the year due to the currents the Atlantic draws near to the islands. The temperature does not reach the high levels as with the rest of Spain and is moderate annually. You can enjoy your holidays just about any time of the year if you choose a villa in Spain to rent on the Canary Islands.

What Inspiration can I find for my Canary Island Holiday?

With seven main islands in the Canary Islands group it is easy to get lost in all there is to do during your Canary Islands holiday. We have listed a few places of interest below as a starting point for you to start your selection process for your Spain holiday rentals destination. If you are still undecided then browse through our Canary Islands holiday guide page for the islands and see what all really is on offer near to available holiday accommodation in the Canary Islands.

Don't forget to book a Canary Island Accommodation from Akilar.com

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What is the best transport to and around the Canary Islands, Spain?

Cheap flights arrive on the Canary Islands daily making access for your Spain holiday rentals easy. As with all holiday areas of Spain, Akilar.com will assist you in choosing the perfect self catering Canary Islands villa for your holiday in Spain. Travel around the islands can be done through ferries or domestic flights as well. Domestic flights can be difficult sometimes and is suggested to hire a vehicle to explore the area surrounding your Canary Islands holiday rental apartments much easier. How ever you travel to or get around the Canary Islands you are sure to have a fantastic adventure. Once you have the first time you will easily understand why tourists choose a Spain holidays rental villa for their break every year.

Important Message: Advice for first time travelers to the Canary Islands:

Most Canary Island holiday travelers may be concerned about speaking the lingo when on a holiday to Spain. In the Canary Island this is not the case as most establishments you will visit will speak your language with this being a tourist hot spot. As with any foreign country though it is always courteous to know a few words, so remember “hello is hola” and “thank you is gracias”. The entire Canary Island area is accustomed to tourist so do not be afraid of the language, just enjoy your holiday in the sun and your Holiday Rentals in Spain!

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Important Canary Islands informations for renters

Renters can enjoy a fantastic holiday in the Canary Islands if their choice of holiday accommodation in this part of Spain. The Canary Islands offer various styles of holidays within the seven main islands and all being different from each other.

Types of houses available in the Canary Islands:
There is a large number of Villas and apartments available in various locations for renting. Owners in the Canary Islands provide private villas with pool, large villas for groups of tourists and Canary Islands holiday rental apartments for budget travellers.

All of the islands have evolved from volcanic eruptions, therefore each one has its own distinct attributes. Beautiful black beaches glistening in the sun, breathtaking scenery and plenty of history to enjoy are just a few of the points luring tourists annually choosing the Canary Islands for their holiday rentals in Spain destination. In the larger cities there are Canary Islands apartments for rent to keep you in the middle of the hustle and bustle. (read on)

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