20 January, 2021
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The islands that form part of the so-called Canary Archipelago have one of the best climates in the world, practically all year round.
Close to the coast of the African continent, located in the Atlantic Ocean, they have pleasant and warm temperatures 365 days a year.
All year round, the Canary Islands have very pleasant weather conditions and their volcanic nature constantly attracts visitors and tourists.
Three of the best known and most popular islands, Lanzarote, Tenerife and Fuerteventura, have unique and impressive landscapes, with extraordinary parks of incomparable beauty and great natural wealth.
The Canary Islands have some of the best beaches in Europe and the world, even during the winter season, as there is always sunshine and unbeatable conditions for enjoying outdoor activities.
During the winter season, the Canary Islands offer a stable warm climate, with temperatures averaging around 20 degrees Celsius and water temperatures above 18 degrees Celsius for the duration of the winter season.
Although the rains are present during the winter, you may be lucky enough to be there on days when it doesn't rain and have a real sun and beach holiday in the middle of the winter season.
In addition to the beaches, the Canary Islands have a wide offer for visitors to fully enjoy their holidays.
On Famara beach, located in the north of Lanzarote, you can go hiking, diving, walking, mountain biking, hiking, surfing and even skiing on Mount Teide.
Students of the surf school "Calima surf school" practising during the winter season in Famara, Lanzarote, Canary Islands.
Temperate tropical climate all year round, even in the winter season the temperatures are around 20 degrees and although some rain falls, these are few.
The Canary Islands enjoy over 3000 hours of sunshine a year; the sun is always ready for you when you want to lie on a beach and get a nice summer tan, even if it's winter.
For a winter holiday in the Canaries, you won't need to pack coats and scarves, just your swimwear, sarongs, towels and suntan lotion in your luggage, so it's very light.
If you prefer, you can leave the swimwear behind and buy some in the Canaries, as this clothing line is very popular in the Canaries.
In the Canary Islands there is a great variety of natural landscapes such as the Garajonay National Park in La Gomera, the Tilo forest in Las Palmas, Timanfaya National Park in Lanzarote and many other places that you should not miss the opportunity to visit.
In the Canary Islands you can practice many outdoor sports in winter such as cycling, windsurfing, hiking, surfing, diving and any other outdoor activity you can think of.
On some of the islands there are buildings that are considered Canary Islands heritage sites and which tourists can visit and get to know.
For example, in Tenerife you will find the city of San Cristóbal de Laguna, a World Heritage Site, and in Lanzarote, the work of César Manrique blends surprisingly well with nature.
Archaeological treasures, such as the Guanche Mummies in Tenerife, the painted cave of Gáldar and the Cenobio de Valerón in Gran Canaria, are also part of the Canary Islands' heritage.
Currently, all persons coming from the European Union or from any country in the Schengen area or from any country with which Spain has reciprocal agreements for the reception of travellers can travel to the Canary Islands.
All the security protocols recommended by their country of origin and by Spain must be followed.
On arrival in the Canary Islands, they must also comply with the health control measures implemented on each island.
Among the documents required to travel to the Canary Islands are a passport, identity card and the corresponding visa.
Panoramic view of Famara Beach, in the background you can see our surf school and our surf house, where you can stay and enjoy surfing in Famara.
In Lanzarote, you can surf in some of its beaches; you can even take lessons to learn to surf in some of the schools that are on the island.
Calima Surf School is an institution located on the shore of the beach in "Caleta Famara", dedicated to teach surfing to beginners and also to help those who already know how to surf, to improve their performance when standing up on a surfboard in front of a wave.
If you visit Lanzarote in winter and you like surfing, don't miss the opportunity to visit Famara beach and take surf lessons with the experts of Calima Surf School.