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Cheap flights 2017: Monarch is offering Canary Islands fares for £35

Located off the coast of northwestern Africa, the Spanish archipelago is well known for its black and white sandy beaches.

Tenerife is the largest island and the most visited by UK travellers.

Monarch has launched a flight sale to the islands for 2017, with 2, 500 seats on offer for just £35.

Fly to Lanzarote or Gran Canaria in January and February for this discount price.

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Monarch’s sale - which ends on December 22 - includes a wide range of destinations and dates.

The UK airline has also discounted the price of its holiday packages to the Canaries as well as other tropical destinations around the world.

Travellers can get up to £40 off January holidays to the Canaries and Spain.

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They are also largely gun-free, so almost no weapons are in circulation.

Their relatively safe nature adds to the appeal of the Canary Islands for Brits in search of a tropical holiday.

UK tourists are the largest source market for Tenerife, accounting for 36.9 per cent of visitors.

Cheap flights 2017: Fly to Lanzarote or Gran Canaria for just £35 with Monarch

Over 1.55 million visitors from the UK travelled to Tenerife between January to September 2016. This is a 19.9 per cent increase compared to last year.

The Tenerife Tourism Corporation claim the figures demonstrate the continued strength of the UK market to Tenerife.

Mr. Alberto Bernabé, Tourism Minister for the Tenerife Island Government said: “This is excellent news for the island as the numbers show that this year we have welcomed about 350, 000 additional British visitors to the island.”