The climate in the Canary Islands is recognized worldwide for its benefits to health and with little variation throughout the year with just a few days of rain and the long sunny days make them worthy of this distinction. Frequently called ‘The Islands of Eternal Spring’ with temperatures rarely under 16ºC (61ºF) in winter and 25ºC (77ºF) in summer. Having a twelve month holiday season and glorious climate this is an all year round island which has a minimum 345 days of sunshine per year. These extended hours of sunshine are known to have a positive effect on mood, health and stress relief. The island’s temperate climate is also good news for asthma sufferers and those with bone or joint issues, a day in the Canary Islands sunshine is like a natural vitamin D pill that helps illness and makes you feel good. The island is full of life, with its own extraordinary and unmistakable character, it’s the place where you can stroll along a golden beach, take in some breath-taking mountain scenery, visit some of the islands fabulous natural attractions, experience the amazing water sports, go on a shopping spree, or simply dine under the stars – all in one day. There are so many lovely places to explore from the sunny coastal resorts of Puerto del Carmen, the unspoiled beaches of Papagayo to the upmarket resort of Playa Blanca or to the east coast of Costa Teguise and the main cultural cosmopolitan capital city of Arrecife, all of which make Lanzarote the perfect place to live.