Smallest and most southern of the Canary Islands off the coast of Africa and therefore the island which is the most far away from the Costa de la Luz in Spain is El Hierro. Also known as Ferro and 'the Meridian Island', El Hierro was famous in history because it was the western-most point of the known world in the 2nd century when Ptolemy defined the meridians and thereafter the Ferro Meridian was an important standard in measurement.For those people who'd like to spend relaxed holidays in one of the Canary Islands, the followig ones - and of course El Hierro apartments and El Hierro accommodation - are adequate:
Or you book an apartment on the following smaller and more idyllic Balearic islands:
The Canary Islands, being volcanic islands, are known for their rocky outcroppings and diverse wildlife. El Hierro is home to its own species of lizard, the critically endangered El Hierro Giant Lizard – these giants spend their days on the southern end of the island eating plants and small insects. Visitors who enjoy diving will be happy to know that El Hierro boasts some of the world's most interesting diving opportunities, with a very diverse population of marine animals. Scuba diving is popular among visitors, who take advantage of this rare opportunity to see migrating sea turtles, pilot whales, dolphins, as well as a variety of tropical fish. Book your El Hierro accommodation or El Hierro apartments and use your chance to see these fascinating creatures up close. Above the waterline, there are also many other water sports visitors can enjoy, from swimming to jet-skiing, water-skiing, surfing, boating, and fishing.
El Hierro holiday homes and El Hierro holiday villas provide excellent holiday accommodation for visitors to El Hierro who come to enjoy the ocean around them and the unique island the is El Hierro. The inland mountains block tradewinds from the southern shore, which means vegetation and animals found on the northern side of the island are very different from those on the southern side. Luckily for visitors, the island of El Hierro is small enough to permit day trips to all parts of the island during a weeklong holiday, so visitors can see all there is to see on El Hierro whilst on holiday to their El Hierro holiday rental homes. El Hierro holiday homes, El Hierro holiday apartments, and El Hierro villas tend to embody the cozy and rustic feeling of the island. Book your El Hierro holiday rental today and come explore this fascinating island!