Spain has two main clusters of islands, the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands, as well as some smaller groups of islands near Morocco and off the coast of Galicia.
Spanish Islands: Canary Islands
The main Canary Islands of tourist interest are:
- Gran Canaria
- La Palma
The other, lesser known, Canary Islands are Alegranza, Graciosa, Hierro
and La Gomera
Spanish Islands: Balearic Islands
The main Balearic Islands of tourist interest are:
The other Balearic Islands are Cabrera, Conillera, Dragonera
and Es Vedra
Spanish Islands: Strait of Gibraltar (Near Morocco)
The following islands are in the Strait of Gibraltar, near Morocco. They are of no touristic interest, or indeed of interest to anyone but Spanish nationalists.
- Chafarinas Islands
- Peñón de Alhucemas
The isla of Tarifa
could also fit into this category, though it is closer to Spain than Morocco (unlike the others in this list).
Spanish Islands: Galicia
The Islas Cies
lie off the coast of Galicia, near Pontevedra.
Spanish Islands: Costa Blanca
- Columbretes Islands
Spanish Islands: Costa Brava