Located off the north-west coast of Africa, these tropical Spanish islands strike the perfect balance between relaxation and adventure. The Canary Islands are made up of seven main island and six islets, the main islands being Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and Tenerife. These islands are a spectacular cruising area with each island having its own unique flair. All of the islands are within close proximity that you can choose one island a day to explore. The allure of the Canary Islands is easily the year-round tropical climate, with fresh sea breeze and low humidity, it is almost always beach weather. The landscape of the islands is impressive, to say the least, from endless sandy beaches, desert, forests, jungles and volcanic mountainous areas. A natural wonder, the Canary Islands offer a diverse ambience of environmental wonder.