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Canary Islands (Spain)

The Canary Islands, located off the coast of Africa and belonging to Spain, are a popular tourist destination known for their year-round warm weather, beautiful beaches, and unique volcanic landscapes. Each island has its own distinct character, from the lively nightlife of Tenerife to the peaceful beaches of La Gomera. Visitors can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, surfing, and whale watching, as well as indulge in local cuisine and culture. With a range of accommodations and easy access from Europe, the Canary Islands offer a perfect getaway for those seeking sun, sea, and adventure.

Canary Islands (Spain) Immunization Recommendations and Requirements

Before traveling, make sure you are up-to-date on all of your routine immunizations including influenza and COVID-19. Note that many vaccines that are now considered "routine" were not available until recent decades so you may not have received them at all, depending on your age and other factors. 

Infants, 6 to 11 months old should receive one dose of MMR prior to visiting Canary Islands (Spain). This does not count toward routine childhood immunizations.

Talk to a travel health specialist

At Away Clinic we specialize in getting travelers ready for their trips to the world's most exotic destinations. We would be glad to assist you at the following locations:

To set up an appointment, see our self-scheduling page, call us at (480) 712-8865‬, or email us

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