The third largest island of the Canaries is Gran Canaria and is considered the most luxurious of all of the Canary Islands. On a Gran Canaria holiday you can explore the beautiful sandy beaches, try all of the watersports you can think of and relax in your villa in Gran Canaria watching one of the most beautiful sunsets ever across the Atlantic. Gran Canaria has many professional golf courses as well and a nightlife which is ledendary. Choose a Gran Canaria apartment and stay in the largers towns being centrally located to just about everything.
If looking for a beach holiday in Spain, then look no further than a villa in Fuerteventura. The island of Fuerteventura is known for its 150 blue flag sandy beaches as being the best in Spain. Flights arrive daily into Fuerteventura with tourist from all over Europe choosing Fuerteventura as thier holiday rentals in Spain destination.
Not to be forgotten are the islands of La Gomera and La Palma. Both of these Canary Islands offer fantastic holidays and are ideal destinations for your self catering holiday rental villa. Choose a La Gomea villa or a villa in La Palma for your Canary Islands holidays to enjoy the smaller island way of life, it's paradise!
Both of the islands of Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura have many places of interest to visit during your holidays. Of course the many different beaches but as well island villages, volcanic mountains and history of the islands. In fact maybe take a ferry and visit both islands.
Gran Canaria has many places to visit should you choose a Gran Canaria rental apartment. There are many small island villages as well as larger towns. The main focal point to visit on a Gran Canaria holiday are the numerous beaches.
Las Palmas is the capital of Gran Canaria and an ideal location to choose a rental apartment. The town is the cultural centre on the island and has many bars and restaurants for the holiday maker to enjoy.
The main places for tourist to visit on a Gran Canaria holiday are the fine golden sand beaches. The most popular beaches on Gran Canaria are Playa del Ingles, Puerto de Morgan and Puerto Rico.
Fuerteventura holidays are great for a laid back holiday in holiday accommodation in Fuerteventura. There are many places to visit but are mainly smaller towns and villages still maintaining their older lifestyle and architecture. Apart form villages, one of the main reasons tourist choose Fuerteventura is for its many near perfect sandy beaches making it ideal for a family holiday in Fuerteventura.
Select a Fuerteventura villa in Corralejo for a family holiday as this is Fuerteventura's most famous town. It is here you will find the vibrant night life with live music in the evenings along with bars and restaurants serving the best of the best in the way of locally sourced fresh seafood. If that's not enough there are boats leaving the local marina for cruises and day trips to Lanzarote which is only a 30 minute ride away.
Betancuria once the capitol of Fuerteventura, has been able to retain much of its original historical architecture even after it was destroyed by pirates in the late 1500's only to be rebuilt in 1691. To get a better understanding of this village and its history make a visit to the local cathedral which now houses the Fuerteventura Museum. After you have visited one of the many traditional craft shops try some of the local cuisine in one of the excellent restaurants located here. You wouldn't know it but Calete de Fuste was built for the tourist trade because in the middle of the new development an old fort stands proudly which belies its age. The only 18 hole golf course on the island is located here in Calete de Fuste.
Both of the islands, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura offer a range of entertainment to keep you busy during your Canary Island holidays. Water sports obviously are the main form of fun but with the islands volcanic history you can enjoy trekking in the mountains, horsback riding, rock climbing and golf all within easy reach of holiday accommodation in Gran Canaria.
Tourist normally take a villa in Gran Canaria mainly to take advantage of the beautiful beaches to relax on and soak up the rays for that perfect tan. the beaches here are ideal for the family on a Gran Canaria holiday as they slope gently into the Atlantic mkaing it safe for children. While on the beach, take part in all of the water sports available especially with the winds sailing, windsurfing and parasailing are top of the list to enjoy from your Gran Canaria apartment.
When you are staying in one of the available villas for rent in Gran Canaria, deep sea fishing is also a lot of fun with the various marine life off the island. Many choose not to catch them but to go scuba diving and view them in their natural habitat. There are also underwater caves and wrecks to explore.
With 6 major courses on Gran Canaria, it is understandable why golfers choose a Gran Canaria villa for their golfing holidays. All have been designed by well known course architects from around the world.
Take a night out form your self catering Gran Canaria villa and enjoy the night life the island offers. There are many restaurants to choose from and afterwards a wide choice of bars and clubs to finish the night off. Although an island tourist choose Gran Canaria for their rental villa accommodation as there is just about anything on offer to make their Gran Canaria holiday complete.
Fuerteventura holidays are mainly for the beaches, which are near to many villas for rent in Fuerteventura. If you can leave the comfort of your Fuerteventura villa and its private pool, spend countless days on one of the stunning beaches the island is known for. Water sports untold, amazing windsurfing, sailing, surfing snorkelling and scuba diving is just the start of fun on a Fuerteventura holiday.
One of the main golf courses on the island is the Castillo Golf Club which also has a bowling alley and cinema aprt form its championship 18 hole course. Campo Golf Calete is also a fantastic course and has a communal pool, leisure centre and cinema. On both courses you will find villas for rent ideal for your accommodation on a golfing holiday on Fuerteventura.
When you are planning to stay in Fuerteventura holiday rental apartments, you can also enjoy the inner island but this will have to be done by biking, hiking or horseback as the terrain will not allow vehicles. you can explore the volcanic craters, beautiful scenery and breathtaking views.
With the constant tradewinds both Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura temperature stay at near perfect year round. The summer months are ideal for renting one of our villas for rent in Fuerteventura as they rarely rise above 30ºC. The winter months are a great choice for a Gran Canaria holiday apartment especially if on a golfing holiday as the tempèrature is stable around the 20ºC mark. In fact if you choose a villa in Gran Canaria or Fuerteventura villa you can enjoy your private pool almost year round!
Although two small islands, there is very much to take in when making your choice of villas for rent in Gran Canaria or a Fuerteventura villa for your rental accommodation. The islands have so much to offer it can be confusing so Akilar.com has given some links below for your ease but if you would like to learn more simply visit the holiday guide page to see just what a Gran Canaria or Fuerteventura holiday will offer.
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Travel to Gran Canaria is easy with flights daily into the Gran Canaria International Airport (LPA) from all over the UK and other parts of Europe. With access this easy tourist are happy to book a villa for rent on their Gran Canaria holidays.
Cheap flights from Ryanair, easyJet, Thomson and others arrive in Fuerteventrue daily from many UK airports into Fuerteventura Airport (FUE). Tourist choose a Fuerteventura holiday as it is so easy to reach their rented accommodation on Fuerteventura.
Holiday makers choose a Gran Canaria accommodation or Fuerteventura accommodation for their Spain holiday rentals home each year.
Most Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura holiday travelers may be concerned about speaking the lingo when on a holiday to Spain. In Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura 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 islands of Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura are accustomed to tourist so do not be afraid of the language, just enjoy your holiday in the sun and your Holiday Rentals in Spain!
Popular Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura Holiday Rental Destination Towns
There are many destinations to choose your Holiday rentals in Spain villa, but two of the most sought after holidays are a villa in Gran Canaria or a Fuerteventura villa. Both islands offer the holiday maker an amazing holiday with just about anything you can think of to occupy your time. A Gran Canaria holiday has beaches, mountains to walk and towns to enjoy the night life near to many holiday rentals in Gran Canaria. Take a holiday in one of the many holiday rentals in Fuerteventura and relax as the island has over 150 of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. On either island you will be able to find a wide choice of self catering rental villas with villas in Fuerteventura having private pools and Gran Canaria holiday rental apartments having breathtaking views across its stunning beaches onto the Atlantic Ocean. What better way to enjoy your valued time away then on one of these two paradise islands. With such a wide choice of rental accommodation available for your Spain holiday rentals home, let Akilar.com help you make that choice by visiting all of the rental properties here.(read on)