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Heat Alert in the Canary Islands! Enjoy Summer with Caution

Canary Islands are gearing up to face high temperatures in the beautiful islands of Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, and Fuerteventura. The General Directorate of Security and Emergencies of the Canary Islands Government has issued a heat alert, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the Canarian paradise!


Heat will undoubtedly take center stage, with minimum temperatures rising in general, while maximum temperatures are expected to decrease in the western half of the peninsula and increase in the eastern third, the Mediterranean area, and, of course, in the Canary Islands. According to information provided by the Government, temperatures in the Canary Islands will reach astonishing levels. Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura may exceed 37ºC, while the beautiful island of Lanzarote is expected to have slightly lower values.

But don’t worry, there are fun ways to stay cool and make the most of your vacation in the Canary Islands! Here are some useful tips for coping with the heat:

Stay hydrated: Regularly drinking water is essential to keep your body cool and avoid dehydration. Carry a water bottle with you at all times and take advantage of the numerous drinking water sources you’ll find on the islands.

Protect your skin: The sun in the Canary Islands can be intense, so don’t forget to applybroad-spectrum sunscreen with a high protection factor. Also, bring a wide-brimmed hatand sunglasses to protect your face and eyes from the sun.

Seek shade: When the sun is at its peak, find refuge in the natural shade you’ll find on thebeaches, parks, or gardens. You can enjoy a nap under a palm tree or relax on a coveredterrace. 

Refresh yourself in the water: Take advantage of the beautiful beaches and coves in the Canary Islands to take a refreshing dip. The crystal-clear sea invites you to swim, snorkel, orsimply relax in the water. Don’t forget to bring your swimsuit and a towel.

Explore cool spots: The Canary Islands boast lush nature and unique places where you’ll findrelief from the heat. Venture into leafy forests, visit beautiful oases, or explore undergroundcaves where the temperature is cooler.

Don’t let the heat stop you! Canary Islands remain a magical place full of beauty, even with these high temperatures. Fuerteventura awaits you with its dreamy beaches, breathtaking landscapes, and vibrant culture. Remember to follow these tips to enjoy an unforgettable vacation in this paradise. Make the most of your visit and enjoy the beaches, impressive landscapes, and rich culture of the Canary Islands.  



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