A volcanic archipelago that has exploded onto the sustainability scene. Hippies have known about the joys of El Hierro and La Gomera ‘ s wildernesses since the sixties. Mass tourism resorts may have dominated Canary Islands vacations in Tenerife and Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura, but protected mountain landscapes and remote coastlines still dominate the maps. And whales dominate the waters on Canaries vacations. And these wise creatures always know the safe and sumptuous havens in the world.