Are you travelling to the Canary Islands? Prepare your trip well. It is good to know that you do not require any vaccinations for your vacation.
The Canary Islands are an autonomous community of Spain located on the Atlantic Ocean west of Morocco. The main – and most well-known – islands in the archipelago are Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Tenerife, Fuerteventura, and La Palma. The islands have a subtropical climate with year-round pleasant summer temperatures and few differences: the eastern islands are somewhat drier, and the western slightly more humid. Regardless of your holiday itinerary for the Canary Islands, please consider the health risks. Vaccinations are not necessary but beware of the strong sun and of the desert wind that can be tricky sometimes. We’ll gladly tell you which measures you can take to minimise health risk during your stay. Click here to make an appointment with one of our nurses.
Canary Islands vaccinations: the most common risks
No diseases are currently prevalent in the Canary Islands to which you may not be resilient. Read our tips for travelling. This way you can best protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.