Are you craving a seaside escape? Picture yourself amidst the vibrant beaches of the Canary Islands.

Stretching across 1500 kilometres of coastline, these treasures, shared by Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, and others, boast an abundance of gulfs, bays, coves, and sandy strips. With over 500 beaches to choose from, each one promises to fulfil your every desire.

The beaches of the Canary Islands are renowned for their diversity; the sand's hues vary from the white sands of Morro Jable beach in Fuerteventura to the black sands of Tenerife's Playa de la Arena. The waters of the ocean that bathe the archipelago are crystal clear, green, blue and deep blue.

The Surrounding landscapes present a kaleidoscope of vistas, ranging from vast dunes and quaint fishing villages to ancient forests and dramatic cliffs overlooking the sea. Among the well-known beaches are Playa de Maspalomas in Gran Canaria, famed for its golden sand dunes; Playa de Papagayo in Lanzarote, renowned for its translucent waters; and Playa de Puerto Naos in La Palma, distinguished by its black volcanic sand.

What more could you dream of? Find out with this taste of the 500+ beaches that can be found in the 1500 kilometres of coastline along the archipelago.

Playa Risco del Paso in Fuerteventura - In addition to the more famous Morro Jable in Fuerteventura, there is Risco del Paso beach in the municipality of Pájara. Nestled along the southern coast of the Isthmus of Jandía, this flat expanse often creates tranquil lagoons amid tides, offering sanctuary to endemic and migratory bird species. Its serene turquoise waters and endless white sands make it an ideal spot for sunbathing, swimming, and leisurely strolls. The area's winds, particularly in summer, also make it perfect for water sports like windsurfing and kitesurfing.

Discover of Las Conchas beach, La Graciosa - Considered a must-see, Las Conchas is a captivating gem on the island of La Graciosa, reachable by bike or a scenic 45-minute walk from Caleta del Sebo village. Its golden sands and azure waters create an excursion that will satisfy all the senses.

A haven of peace in Tenerife: Playa de Abama - Located in Guía de Isora, in the south of Tenerife, Playa de Abama is a cosy, shell-shaped place, ideal for relaxing, disconnecting and enjoying the magnificent sunsets with the profile of the island of La Gomera on the horizon. It has the advantage of being a beach with safe access to the sea, everyone will be able to enjoy some fun along the shoreline thanks to the light sand, unlike the darker sands of the more famous Playa de la Arena.

Playa Honda in Lanzarote - Situated between Puerto del Carmen and Arrecife on the island's west coast, Playa Honda boasts calm waters despite occasional winds. Its waterfront promenade offers a range of amenities like bars, restaurants, and shops, perfect for enjoying local cuisine or simply soaking in ocean views. For those who are departing or just arriving on the island, it has the convenience of being situated close to the airport.

The charm of Cala de Timijiraque, El Hierro - A stone’s throw from Puerto de la Estaca, nature lovers can enjoy this incredibly unspoiled beach. Through a small tunnel, you will arrive at Cala de Timijiraque. Characterized by the typical black sand, it attracts visitors year-round. In winter it is a favorite destination for surfers, in summer for bathers. While El Hierro does not have many beaches, the most picturesque and quiet places to swim are the natural pools, such as La Maceta, Charco Azul, Tamaduste or the natural pool of Las Calcosas.

Enchantment renewed at Echentive, La Palma's new beach - Also known as Playa Nueva, Echentive Beach boasts black sands formed after the Teneguía volcano eruption in 1971. Accessible by car or trails, it harbours hidden natural pools that are spectacular even during rough seas, perfect for a rejuvenating dip.

The dream continues on Playa de Vueltas, La Gomera - Nestled in a bay framed by majestic cliffs, this black-sand beach's turquoise waters offer a mesmerizing contrast. It is in a location sheltered from the winds, so its waters are calm and ideal for swimming and snorkelling. Overlooking the beach is a promenade full of life with cafes, restaurants and shops that encourages strolling at sunset.