(PRWEB UK) 25 October 2013
The Canary Islands have continued to shine as they saw an increase in visitors this September, reiterating its credentials as a popular holiday hotspot in Europe. Data provided by Spanish Airports and Air Navigation (AENA) shows The Canaries welcomed 784,475 visitors for the month, an increase of nearly 5% in travellers compared to the same month last year.
In September, Tenerife saw an increase of 3.58% in visitors, while Gran Canaria and Lanzarote witnessed a growth of 8.69% and 7.6% in travellers respectively. The Canaries have also reported strong figures for the whole of 2013, with the first nine months recording a 1.74% increase in visitors for the same period in 2012. Ricardo Fernandez de la Puente Armas, The Regional Vice-counsel of Tourism, expects this trend to continue through the winter season whilst highlighting the growing number of visitors from the UK.
Luxury travel specialists Sovereign have also reported an increase in holidays to the Canary Islands for the month of September compared to last year. There has been an increase of 12.4% in Gran Canaria holidays while holidays to Tenerife grew by 5.4%. Sovereign has a range of great luxury holiday offers to the Canary Islands. Book by 31 October and enjoy discounts and added extras for the perfect winter sun holiday.
Sovereign is offering a significant saving on a seven night holiday to Tenerife with prices starting from just £799 per person, a saving of £854 per couple. Staying at the ABAMA Golf & Spa Resort, the holiday includes a 35% saving, two free nights, 10% Accommodation Discount, €100 Resort Credit, one complimentary entrance to the spa per adult on a bed and breakfast basis in a Citadel Double room. Prices based on return flights departing 10 December with Thomas Cook from Manchester. With a cliff-top location and unrivalled sea views, the five star hotel is perfect for those looking for rest and recuperation. The resort is the only one in Spain with two Michelin Star restaurants where guests can indulge their taste buds. The resort boasts outstanding services and facilities including seven swimming pools, ten restaurants, three bars, seven tennis courts, an 18-hole golf course and spa.
Alternatively, couples can unwind on a holiday in Gran Canaria. With nearly 60km of beaches, Gran Canaria is ideal for relaxing in sunny weather. The Bohemia Suites & Spa offers a range of modern luxuries including an Apple iMac or Mac Mini while guests can spoil themselves with an authentic Thai massage at the Asian-inspired Siam Spa. The five star holiday starts from just £985 per person, saving £463 per couple and includes a complimentary upgrade to half board, seven nights’ accommodation in a Sun Double Ocean View room, €100 resort credit, online booking discount and return flights with Thomas Cook from London Gatwick departing 2 December.
Families can also enjoy the year round sunshine in The Canaries with a seven night holiday in Lanzarote. The Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort features exceptional amenities with eight outdoor swimming pools and eight restaurants to choose from. The family friendly resort also offers live music and shows while kids can have fun at Kikoland, an exciting playground with a variety of games and activities. A holiday starts from just £2,079 per family of three, saving up to £609 per family and includes bed and breakfast accommodation in a One Bedroom suite, 5% accommodation discount, free accommodation for one child aged 3-4 years old, €80 resort credit, one complimentary spa circuit per adult and an additional discount for booking online. The price is based on return flights departing 26 November from London Gatwick with Monarch.
For more information on Sovereign’s luxury holidays visit http://www.sovereign.com or call our expert travel advisors on 0843 770 4013.