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Share the experience with your loved ones

Discover the Canaries with your family

Whether you are looking for your loved ones to become the next Robin Knox Johnston or just spend lots of time at anchor, Lava Charter has you covered. From island hopping and easy cruising around all seven islands, you are sure to share a family memory that will last a lifetime.

Peace of mind sailing with your loved ones when you need it most

Lava Charter understands there is a lot to consider when sailing with your family. That’s why we’re available to organise everything you need to put your mind at ease. From child life lifejackets, to selecting the right yacht to choosing the right destination.

Bringing your children sailing lets them experience a whole different kind of holiday. The chance to sleep on deck under the stars, to being at the helm (under the captain’s expert eye). Sailing broadens minds and leaves a lasting imprint for years to come.

From island hopping and easy cruising in the Canaries to sheltered harbours and dramatic scenery, a sailing holiday is an adventure for the whole family. Spot landmarks on the horizon, row the dinghy to a secluded bay, swim off the back of the boat or swim ashore for ice cream. You’ll discover a holiday that offers something for the whole family.

Explore the Atlantic Ocean

Explore the depths with some of our famous activities around the islands


The Canaries is a fantastic place to Snorkel and with a yacht, you can reach the most remote reefs throughout the islands.The Canary Current keeps the water temperature between 19 & 24 degrees year round making it ideal for sea life of all sizes including the endangered Angel Shark.

Stand Up Paddle

Lava Charter has now included an excellent addition to your holiday fun. Make the most of the fantastic flat water near Anchorages, bays, beaches and give stand up paddle boarding a go. It doesn’t take much to get started, with just a few pointers and one of our super stable inflatable boards, from NSP and you’re ready to go.

Whale Watching

The Canaries sees 32 species of Cetacean pass through its waters which gives you the chance to see them up close and personal. When spotted, simply take a picture, and fill in the short form given to you during check in. The information will be passed to our scientific researchers at Sail & Whale. This is your chance to contribute to local research and help protect our beloved oceans.


Discover the 7 majestic Canary Islands by starting at Lanzarote, the Lava Charter’s exceptional equipped base.

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