(PRWEB UK) 21 October 2009
London (PRWeb UK) October 21, 2009 -- Holidaymakers who want to swap the grey skies and rainy days for some guaranteed sun this winter are advised to head to the Canary Islands for a sunshine break. A combination of good weather, accessibility and affordability make the Canaries a particularly popular winter hot spot according to world-wide hotels specialist Hotels4u.com, with travellers set to benefit from hotel prices as low as £10 per person per night this December.
Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria and Lanzarote are the four largest of the Canary Islands and have long been drawing wintersun seekers to their shores. On the same latitude as destinations such as Orlando, Florida, and New Delhi, India, the region experiences over 300 days of sunshine a year, with average temperatures remaining above 20°C from May through to the beginning of January.
The volcanic nature of the region helps to keep the heat turned up, providing additional intrigue for holidaymakers. The landscapes of the Canary Islands have been shaped over thousands of years by their volcanic origins, producing a variety of natural phenomena such as the world's longest recorded submarine lava tunnel, which can be found in Lanzarote. Tenerife, meanwhile, boasts its very own volcano, which is also the highest peak in Spain, the currently dormant Mount Teide.
Alongside a warmth and hospitality that is typical of island holiday destinations, the Canary Islands offer a taste of Spanish passion and excitement, from their lively fiestas to buzzing nightlife. Each of the Canary Islands is well used to catering for tourists, whether through the wide range of activities and attractions, or the comfort and conveniences offered by local accommodation. Deals on Canaries hotels are making the islands particularly affordable this winter. Hotels in Tenerife are offering all inclusive board from £25.35* per person per night this December. Meanwhile, in Lanzarote, there are self catering options starting from under £10* per person per night.
Steven Moore, Head of eCommerce at Hotels4u.com, comments: "The Canary Islands offer a lot more than your typical beach destination, so it's no surprise they have remained so popular with tourists over the years. Their climate and proximity to the UK are a winning combination. Flight times from London to Lanzarote's Arrecife airport are around 4 hours - so you can find yourself enjoying temperatures similar to Florida in no time at all."
*Prices based on two people sharing over seven nights this December