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Romantic Island Getaways in Europe 

Ideas for a Romantic Getaway Vacation in European Island Resort

Europe has many great holiday resorts and destinations for a romantic getaway vacation. In fact, the diverse range of resort choices make choosing the ideal holiday location a daunting task. Here is a selection of the top European holiday island destinations to consider when planning your romantic getaway vacation.

Canary Island Getaways

The Canary Islands in the Atlantic, is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe. There are many holiday resorts in the Canary Islands. You have a choice between the islands of Tenerife, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Las Palma. Each island have their own special attraction but all have the same holiday perfect climates and beautiful sandy beaches.

Tenerife is probably the preferred choice for a romantic getaway vacation for many people. Tenerife is located off the west coast of Africa with warm and sunny weather all year round. This is a great idea for a romantic winter getaway vacation. With calm waters and a good breeze, Tenerife is a windsurfer's dream holiday destination.

Lanzarote offers the thrill of exploring secret caves and the volcanic craters. Together with good weather and amenities, Lanzarote is also a good idea for a romantic holiday in resorts. Lanzarote is the result of volcanic eruptions. You can look forward to a dramatic landscape of volcanic mountains, solidified lava streams and bizarre rock formations. Many holiday makers like Lanzarote's Puerto Del Carmen for its lively entertainment scenes of bars and restaurants. However, if you are looking for a quieter romantic getaway vacation, then the more peaceful Playa Blanca and Costa Teguise are better choices.

Gran Canaria is described as a mini-continent. With 21 towns spread across the island, there are many diverse activities to enjoy, from wellness spa to golf resort and from sunny beaches to mountain getaway. Gran Canaria seems to be made to measure for all kinds of activities such as rock climbing, hiking, surfing, kite-surfing, wind-surfing, scuba diving, mountain-biking, and much more. Well, you cannot complain that there is nothing to do on Gran Canaria.

Las Palmas is the political capital of the Canary Islands. In addition to glorious beaches, Las Palmas offers a variety of experience for those who are interested in the theatre and arts. It is the host for the Canary Islands Music Festival, the Theatre and Dance and the International Film Festival. The main City Festival, (Fiestas de San Juan) celebrating the foundation of the City is held in June. Indeed, the Carnival of Las Palmas is well known worldwide, and is one of the main attractions for visitors.

Cyprus is another favourite destination for an island getaway. Being a large island, there is a wide selection of resorts for all type of holidays. For a relaxing holiday in resorts, there is a choice from Protaras, Latchi to Polis. The resorts of Ayia Napa or Paphos would be more appealing for the younger crowds. Cyprus has great winter resorts for those who are keen on skiing. Indeed, Cyprus is an island of contrasts. You can go skiing on the slope of Mount Olympus in the morning and then be suntan on a white sandy the beach in the afternoon.

These islands are but some of the dream holiday destinations for a romantic getaway vacation in Europe.