Gran Canaria The paradise island of
Gran Canaria is located in the
Atlantic Ocean and offer the best beaches
among great nature. It is the third biggest
of the Canaria Islands after Tenerifeand
Fuerteventura. Beautiful landscape with
great diversity of climate, flora, fauna,
golden sandy beaches, best hotels,
clubs, bars and cafes has led the island one
of the best holiday destination in Europe.
The International Airport of Gran Canaria is the only international airport in
and around Canary Islands. Gran Canaria
welcomes more than 1,500,000 holidaymakers
236 km. long shoreline
which means that the sea is a constant
presence. Gran Canaria offers
365 beach days a year. Along with its steeply rising
shoreline, Gran Canaria boasts a great
quantity of beaches of all types for the
beaches are outstanding especially for the
beach holidays lovers. The most famous
beaches in Gran Canaria is located on the
south coasts. Gran Canaria
hosts numerous cultural events such as
international music, dance, theatre and
cinema festivals and carnival celebrations
throughout the year.
spectacular landscapes and views, make sure
you don't island's rugged interior and west
Gran Canaria has
perfect weather for every kinds of outdoor
sports for whole year.
great choice of hotels and flights
especially from UK, its never been that easy
to holiday in Gran Canaria.
Holiday Resorts Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Maspalomas,
Playa del Inglés,
Puerto de Mogán,
San Agustínand Puerto Rico
is the most popular holiday resorts in Gran Canaria as well as
holiday resorts in Spain. There are
numerous quality hotels, villa and holiday
rentals in these resorts.
Playa del Inglés
the most popular holiday resorts, centre of
tourism and beach life in Gran Canaria, used
to be two separate resorts that are located
on the south and very close to each other.
Puerto de Mogán
is a charming
holidays resort and offers relaxing holidays
It is one of the most attractive holiday
resorts in the Canaries.
Puerto Rico is famous for its
water sports and yachting opportunities with
a big yacht harbour and 400 meters of
artificially made golden sandy beach.
is one of the popular
and leading tourist resorts in
It is located on the southern flank.
Things to Do and See Gran
Canaria has much to offer to holiday makers.
There are a
places to see
in Gran Canaria.The south is the most popular containing
such delights as the village Puerto Mogán,
a picturesque small town also known as
"little Venice", and together with
Puerto Rico, Maspalomas, Meloneras and
Playa del Inglés.
Maspalomas, Playa del Inglés and
Puerto Rico are among the most beautiful and
the most famous beaches in Gran Canaria. Aqualand,
Palmitos Park and Aqua Sur in
and near Maspalomas;
Crocodile Park in Villa de Aguimes
and Cactualdea Park in San Nicolas de
Tolentino worth visiting.
Nightlife Gran Canaria nightlife is much more
energetic and full of fun. Gran Canaria
nights and parties are full of fun and
freedom with lots of gay cafés and lesbian
cafés. Playa del Inglés is Europe's
winter party capital popular by the gay
travelers. Kasbah Centre is nice for
family nights. Cafe Avenida,
Gran Café Latino, Mundo Restaurant and
Peppermint are the best known and
famous cafes. Disco and bars at Puerto
Rico, Maspalomas, and Las Palmas worth visiting.
Food & Drinks
Try the local dishes in
Gran Canaria such as goat cheese,
watercress stew and rabbit in spicy
sauce. Parrot fish is the popular
sea food. There are lots of
restaurants in Gran Canaria offering world
Holidaymakers in Gran Canaria prefer to shop
in the area of Las Canteras beach in
de Gran Canaria.
Calle Triana is the most popular
shopping street located in Las Palmas.
Baskets made of banana leaves, pottery
and lace embroidery; miniature replica
of Canary Island wooden balconies are
the popular things to buy in your