The Canary Islands are a wonderful travel destination for family vacation with children. The Canary Islands are part of Spain and are located in the eastern central Atlantic, approximately one hundred to five hundred kilometers from the coast of Morocco. The seven islands, Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, La Gomera, La Palma, El Hierro and La Gracioso are an ideal holiday destination for families with children. Experience with ReNatour Families with children in the Canary Islands far away from mass tourism a beautiful nature and exciting adventures. Boredom is impossible for the whole family in the Canary Islands. In our eyes, the islands of Lanzarote, La Gomera and La Palma are particularly suitable for Canary Island holidays with children. On the islands of Tenerife, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura there are significantly more tourists and accordingly less nature.
Canary Islands family travel with children
Holidays in the Canaries with children: Lanzarote, the black island
The island of Lanzarote has been declared a biosphere reserve by UNESCO. On family vacations in Lanzarote there is a lot to discover, see and experience for young and old. The first highlight is actually the black sand, especially for children. Magnificent plants and buildings by César Manrique can be found almost everywhere on the island. Jameos del Agua was built by him. César Manrique set up this art and cultural site in a partially collapsed lava tube. Spectacular sights await visitors. The Jardin de Cactus also comes from Manrique. 450 different types of cactus can be seen here. There is also a cactus burger to strengthen you after a visit. The artist’s former home can also be visited. Rooms in expanded lava bubbles offer a unique insight into Manrique’s life. The Aquapark Costa Tequise and the Aqualava Water Park offer lots of water fun for the whole family. There is a lot to discover in the Timanafaya National Park, in addition to the unique bizarre lunar landscape there is a restaurant where the grill is heated with the volcanic heat. The beaches in Puerto del Carmen and Playa Blanca are ideal for families with children. There are no high waves and no currents in Puerto del Carmen and the beach in Playa Blanca is protected by breakwaters – ideal conditions for a family holiday in the Canary Islands!
Family vacation Canary Islands: La Palma – the "Isla Bonita"
Mass tourism is a foreign word on La Palma. Families with children can expect a lot of nature and adventure. The Roque de los Muchachos is 2426 meters high and belongs to the Parque Nacional de la Caldera de Taburiente. Roque de los Muchachos offers a wonderful view over the neighboring islands of La Gomera and El Hierro. The zoo in Maroparque lets families with children experience the animals up close. The layout of the zoo in a barranco offers a wonderful ambience. The Playa de Los Cancajos beach is ideal for family holidays with children in the Canary Islands. The black sand beach falls flatly over a length of about 200 meters to the sea. It was created artificially and is also protected by breakwaters. An ideal area for the first diving exercises and for snorkeling. There are two children’s pools for the little ones. Lifeguards guard the beach all year round. The old town of Santa Cruz de la Palma invites you to stroll with boutiques, nice cafés and restaurants. There is a lot to discover for parents and children on the greenest island in the Canary Islands.
Canary Islands family vacation: Watch whales and dolphins
Holidays in the Canary Islands with children: La Gomera – island with the UNESCO seal of quality “Heritage of Humanity”
In the Garajonay National Park, which has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1986, visitors experience the legend of Gara and Jonay. The park is a European bird sanctuary and is ideal for experiencing and discovering nature up close. An evergreen forest with meter-high ferns and iridescent green lichen conveys a real jungle feeling. Numerous hiking trails through the fairytale forest of La Gomera offer fantastic views of the beautiful Canary Island. Original villages invite you to take a leisurely stroll and enjoy the Canarian specialties. Small bays with black lava sand offer the opportunity to enjoy the water and the sun. Real paradise for children to play and build sand castles.
Finca El Cabrito is the ideal accommodation for family trips to La Palma. It is also an unforgettable experience observation of whales and dolphins off the island’s coast!
Questions about our Canary Islands family trips?
Do you have any questions about our family trips to the Canary Islands? Then do not hesitate to call us or send an email. The friendly team at ReNatour will be happy to advise you on all aspects of a family holiday children in the Canary Islands. We are looking forward to your contact!
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