The volcanic outpost of Lobos Island juts out of the aquamarine Atlantic, just north of Corralejo. With just a few fishermen's shacks and no hotels or cars, it is a supremely relaxing spot – all the more so from the sun-drenched deck of a catamaran.
Lobos was named by 15th-century explorers after the colony of seals that used to inhabit its rocky shores. They may be long gone but the island is still famed for the sanctuary that it affords to the hardy flora and fauna on its lava-scarred landscapes and tropical shoreline.
You'll drop anchor at one of its deserted coves that are pocketed in its unspoilt coastline. This trip is all about relaxing – it's entirely up to you to decide what you want to do when the boat pulls up. Chill out on the comfy deck, hop into the crystal-clear waters to explore the marine life by snorkel or just kick back, and top up your tan. A lovely morning away from it all.