30 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

30 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 5 nights
2
Corralejo, Fuerteventura
— 4 nights
3
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 7 nights
4
Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 6 nights
5
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
— 5 nights

5
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

Puerto Del Carmen ©
One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Playa Dorada Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nuestra Senora de los Dolores - Mancha Blanca and Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe. Get out of town with these interesting Puerto Del Carmen side-trips: Playa Blanca (Playa Flamingo & Montana Roja) and Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique (in Haria). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Chica, take a leisurely stroll along Walk from Puerto del Carmen to Puerto Calero, explore the striking landscape at Los Hervideros, and stroll through Papagayo Beach.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Del Carmen sightseeing planner.

San Francisco, USA to Puerto Del Carmen is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Francisco to Puerto Del Carmen. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect Puerto Del Carmen to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Playa Blanca, Costa Teguise, Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, Jardin de Cactus
Find places to stay May 2 — 7:
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Playa Chica ©
Playa Chica
Scuba & Snorkeling
Papagayo Beach ©
Papagayo Beach

4
nights
Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cuevas de Ajuy and Playa de Sotavento. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Humankind Healing Massage. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corralejo: Faro de la Entallada (in Las Playitas), Playa de Pozo Negro (in Pozo Negro) and Ermita de la Pena Trail (in Vega de Rio Palmas). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Sotavento Beach, look for gifts at Fund Grube Las Palmeras, stroll through El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons, and identify plant and animal life at Cross Island.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Corralejo day trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Puerto Del Carmen to Corralejo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Corralejo are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Corralejo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Faro de la Entallada, Sotavento Beach, Cross Island, Playa del Viejo Rey, Playa de Pozo Negro
Find places to stay May 7 — 11:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Cuevas de Ajuy ©
Cuevas de Ajuy
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons

7
nights
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to El Faro de Maspalomas and Playa de Mogan. Vegueta and Casa de Colon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Valleseco (Area Recreativa de La Laguna & Barranco de la Virgen), Teror (Plaza Teresa de Bolivar & Basilica de la Virgen del Pino) and Faro de Arinaga (in Arinaga). The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the striking landscape at Roque Nublo, kick back and relax at Playa de San Agustin, and get to know the fascinating history of Paseo Costa Canaria.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Maspalomas day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Corralejo to Maspalomas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Puerto de Mogan, Valleseco, Teror, La Fortaleza Centro de Interpretation
Find places to stay May 11 — 18:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan

6
nights
Costa Adeje, Tenerife

Costa Adeje ©
Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Step off the beaten path and head to Barranco del Infierno and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Iglesia de San Fernando Rey and Art Gallery La Musa. Venture out of the city with trips to Masca Walk (in Masca) and Los Gigantes (in Santiago del Teide). There's lots more to do: stroll through Playa de Fanabe, explore the landscape on two wheels at Rafting Bike Tenerife, look for all kinds of wild species at Park Las Aquilas Jungle Park, and admire the verdant scenery at Masca Valley.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Costa Adeje trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Costa Adeje takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Puerto de la Cruz.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Los Cristianos, Tenerife, Adeje, El Medano, Santiago del Teide
Find places to stay May 18 — 24:
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Playa de Fanabe ©
Playa de Fanabe
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Barranco del Infierno ©
Barranco del Infierno

5
nights
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife

As one of Tenerife’s oldest port cities, Puerto de la Cruz embodies a hip, island personality, while still retaining its historic fishing village charm.
Visit Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria and Plaza de Patrona de Canarias for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Las Montanas de Anaga. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Puerto de la Cruz: Buenavista del Norte (Buenavista Golf & Faro de Buenavista), Ermita de San Blas (in Candelaria) and Icod de los Vinos (Parque del Drago & Cueva del Viento). There's still lots to do: stroll through Playa de las Teresitas, kick back and relax at Piscinas Naturales El Caleton, appreciate the views at Orotava Valley, and take a peaceful walk through Sendero de los Sentidos.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto de la Cruz road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Costa Adeje to Puerto de la Cruz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto de la Cruz

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Candelaria, Buenavista del Norte, Tenerife, Icod de los Vinos, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Find places to stay May 24 — 29:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria ©
Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria
Cueva del Viento ©
Cueva del Viento

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