Canary Islands What to Pack

  • Pebble beach near La Santa
    Pebble beach near La Santa
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  • view across from south side in January
    view across from south side in January
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    Before sunbath¡¡ protection
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Canary Islands What to Pack

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    If you really plan to visit the islands, make sure you have a good rucksack. Good walking shoes are a must.Don't forget a good jumper as it can be cold when you go up, even in the middle of summer. The usual. You will find most things in the main towns. Don't forget the camera.A wide angle lens for the dramatic perspectives.A telephoto lens for...

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    Be prepared to any kind of weather, especially if you are in the mountains. Wear strong boots and always have some warm clothes with you. On the beaches you can find no shade and because they are black they get very hot, so that it can be wise to wear shoes. Bring an umbrella or anything else to have some shade.

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    Do not forget to take or buy something that gives you cover from the sun. AND DONT YOU FORGET TO USE IT!I spend one day in bath because I burned myself from head to toe! I dont wish anyone to feel that PAIN.

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    Bring some warm clothing if you plan a trip to Timanfaya. You may find that it is colder than the resorts.

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    Suitcases and hold all's Light weight clothing. Jumpers fr the cool evenings if you're planning to dine al fresco. Plenty of sun cream and aftersun lotion Adapters for electrical equipment to recharge camcorders etc.

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    Shorts & t-shirt for the days (Male)As little as possible for the days (Female)Jeans & t-shirt for the night (Male)As little as possible for the nights (Female)Whatever you want on your feet. All the usual stuff you take on trips to these kind of places. (Toothpaste, Flunkies, Toothbrush for the toothpaste, Flunkies, Anadin and more...

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    trainers or good walking shoes are a must because a lot of the paths are dirt tracks and very rough.

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    If surfing in Fuerteventura take a summer wetsuit with detachable arms and legs and boots to walk across the sharp reefs. Also take a good pair of trainers as walking on the offbeaten track can be difficult. Plasters, Factor 50 sunblock, Mosquetto repellant, Bleach (keeps away cockroaches) If you have not bought a camera or video camera its...

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    If you stay at the Hotel Botánico, you will have to wear formal clothes (jacket for gentlemen) if you want to have dinner at the Thai restaurant. For the other restaurants you can dress casually. The picture shows the view from my room.

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    keep it simple... this is a beach community and there is no real nightlife to speak of on fuerte ventura... beach attire is the phrase of the day. but bring a sweater or jacket as it can get cold in the evenings.and yes bring those flip flops! not necessary yes, bring a camera! did i mention beach clothes?

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    Suitcase with a lock and a ton weight to hold it down in your room. A jumper, extra bedding if you are able, usual other stuff valium for coping with the loss of all your possessions (Joke) LOck them away A hot water bottle, ear plugs, a warm companion! ;-)I took some roller blades (fab), and consider bringing along your own security guard to...

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    If your on a budget take a block of lard to use as sun screen.it's a good sun block.For best results use british lard.

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    it get really warm here especially in the summer so loads of sunblock and insect repellant, also don't leave food lying around your room as it can attract unwanted guests. Light shorts, bathing gear and light trousers/dresses at night time. Take a first aid kit, I recommend this for going to any country where you are not sure of their medical...

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    LADEEEEEES! PACK YOUR CASE ECONMICALLY!YOU WILL NEED THE OBLIGATORY BIKINI(S), BUT WHY SPEND ALL THAT TIME BEING UNCOMFORTABLE IN TIGHT STUFF? ALL YOU NEED IS SOME SEXY GEAR, BUT REMEBMER YOUR CARDI OR FLEECE COZ IT CAN GET REALLY CHILLY AT NIGHT! FOR THE BEACH, FOR DAY TIME, FOR NIGHT TIME, FOR CLUBBING, FOR EATING, FOR ANYTHING - WEAR WHAT YOU...

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    A large dufle with wheels is easy to pack and manouvre - Don't forget the children! You can travel light with some cotton mix clothing, sandals flipflops amd trainers. Take a couple of sweaters if you are travelling to the more mountainous regions. They have all the familiar UK brands. They have all the familiar UK brands Bikinis, sarongs and...

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    Just bring your summer clothes when you go somewhere between May and September. Bring an extra sweater and a pair long trousers during the rest of the year. Basically the weather will be fine. The great thing on being on an island is that it never seems too hot, because there's always a very pleasany sea breeze. This is also the tricky thing: You...

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    ESSENTIAL! Make sure you take a good quality sun block. I saw so many people in pain and suffering from over - exposure to the suns rays. Take it easy for the first few days. The UV strength is about 40% more than on mainland europe.

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    hiking boots are a MUST. Leave the brogues at home and bring some sensible shoes or sandals for the evenings. Bring a poncho (yes, it rains) AND some warm clothing, because up in the mountains it can be cold. In short: you will have to bring everything ranging between warm and sunny and cold and freezing rain or snow. You can either stay in a...

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    If going to Fuerteventura, take lots of warm clothes as it can be very windy, particularly at night. However, don't be misled by the winds during the day, use plenty of suncream. Tablets to help sickness and diahorrea. I know, I know, it's the last thing you want to think about when you're packing, but believe me, it'd be worth it if you had any...

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    Hard luggage as they are thrown around and squashed a lot Cool cotton clothing but in Feurteventura you need a light cardigan for the evening breeze. Sandals, shorts and something nice for going out in, swimming gear and as little as possible. Mosquito repellent as sold in the chemist or Ouzo to drink.I take I take an ordinary camera, camcorder...

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    Always take a padlockable case just for your own security.Try to get a body garment to.These are for holding money ,valuables and passports.Always keep these things out of sight. Take mostly light airy clothing and shoes.For nights out bring a jacket.When the sun goes down it can feel quite cold.If you are a serious clubber belly tops and hot...

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    During the nights it gets colder. That's very comfortable when you go to sleep. But bring a sweater or jacket when you're going out!

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    Mixed clothing for the north areas was required as sudden rain periods would decend yet never was it too cold. a pacamac would probably do. A cheap pair of sandles to walk to the water on the beach as sand very hot at times. found we needed to take Tea with us as the local brews or mixes were rubbish. All items needed otherwise ere locally...

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    Backpack or suitcase, also bring a little bag for your trips Always bring something warm for the evenings. During the days in December you also might need something warmer, cause when it´s partly cloudy the wind is quite cold!Bring some comfortable shoes.....especially for the mountains and beaches. You will get everything in the local...

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    Something strong,light and lockable are the best kind of bags for the Canaries. Light footwear e.g trainers ,canvas shoes etcClothing wise bring cotton,silk,polyester,a new bikini and lots of shorts and t-shirts. Tcp (always use to rinse your teeth after brushing)Avoid spanish water at all costs.Bandage,plasters,painkillers,immodioum and stomach...

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