Gran Canaria is a land of pristine-white sands, towering cliffs and an army of night clubs and bars that caters to all traveller types. Whether you’re after a luxury holiday with the kids, other half or friends you’re sure to have an action-packed stay here.
Many hotels can be found directly on the beach, or at least near to one. Décor in all has obvious touches of Spanish architecture along with a merge of modern and traditional interiors. All boast jaw-dropping swimming pools that are just waiting to be dived into, as well as restful spas should you need a facial or massage for the ultimate in TLC.
Holiday makers come to Gran Canaria for the stretches of golden sands that have made the area so iconic. With more than 80 beaches to choose from, you’re sure to find your favourite. Dive, surf or simply sunbathe as you sip a mojito. Maspalomas Beach is one that you simply must go to thanks to the dunes that will make the perfect Instagram picture, no filter needed.
For something a little wilder, there are many theme parks and national parks to roam through. With Holiday World and Aqualand top choices for those wanting a few thrills, there are also a multitude of nature reserves where you can admire orangutans, meerkats and much more.
As well as beaches and wonderful scenery, Gran Canaria is well-known for its abundance of clubs and bars especially in the capital of Las Palmas and Maspalomas. See a drag show at Ricky’s Cabaret Bar or head to The Eiffel Bar for a sophisticated tipple under the stars. Food-wise, restaurants and eateries can be found everywhere you look. Catering for all taste buds, you’re sure to find something to tuck into here. Seafood is a popular option that keeps visitors coming back for more, and no doubt the mojo sauce delicacy found throughout will have you singing like a canary.
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Make sure to check out if there are any carnivals or festivals happening throughout your stay, as it seems that every week something is being celebrated. Whether its Gay Pride in Maspalomas or the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in Las Palmas, you’re sure to be having a memorable time as you soak up the sun and the atmosphere.
Good to know
- Currency: EUR
Flying time to destination:
4-hours and 30-minutes from London
- Nearest Airport: Gran Canaria Airport
- After Dark Destination: Eiffel Bar
Best Time To Travel
|Jan: 18°c||Feb: 18°c||Mar: 19°c|
|Apr: 19°c||May: 20°c||Jun: 22°c|
|Jul: 23°c||Aug: 24°c||Sep: 24°c|
|Oct: 23°c||Nov: 21°c||Dec: 19°c|