La Graciosa

La Graciosa is a hidden gem nestled in the Canary Islands. It is the smallest inhabited island in the Canaries and is a paradise that remains largely untouched by mass tourism. Known for its pristine, golden sandy beaches and clear turquoise waters, La Graciosa is a tranquil retreat with a laid-back, traditional lifestyle.

Where is La Graciosa?

Situated just two kilometres north of Lanzarote, the island of La Graciosa is part of the Chinijo Archipelago Natural Park, the largest marine reserve in Europe. It offers an abundance of natural beauty, with scenic landscapes dominated by volcanic hills, untouched beaches, and dune systems.

The Smallest Inhabited Canary Island

A hidden gem with plenty to offer

La Graciosa boasts a simple, relaxed lifestyle with no paved roads and only a few motor vehicles. Dominated by volcanic hills, sand dune systems, and natural beaches, this pristine island offers an escape from urban hustle and modern conveniences, making it a true paradise for nature enthusiasts and visitors seeking peace and quiet.

What can I see and do in La Graciosa?

Explore the Natural World
Dive in Europe's Largest Marine Reserve
Spend Time at the Beach

Explore the Natural World

The sweeping landscapes of the island are a fascinating mixture of volcanic hills, expansive sand dunes, and idyllic beaches. The diverse landscapes of La Graciosa are home to some rare and unique species of flora. Several endemic plant species such as the Launaea cervicornis, a type of leafy succulent, are found in the interior parts of the island. Hosting a wide variety of avian species including native and migratory birds, La Graciosa is also a paradise for bird lovers. Bird watchers will have a chance to spot species such as the herring gull, the grey shrike, and the Cory’s shearwater.

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