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Gran Canaria has a 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 holidaymakers.

Gran Canaria beaches are outstanding especially for the beach holidays lovers. The most famous beaches in Gran Canaria is located on the south coasts.

The most popular and longest beach is Playa del Inglés and Maspalomas beaches. The Playa del Inglés (literally, English Beach) and Maspalomas Beach are the most popular beaches in Gran Canaria that offer great sea and 250 hectares of shifting dunes and palm tree oasis.
Playa del Ingles beach is also one of the best beaches in Spain.

In addition to the Playa del Inglés and Maspalomas beaches; the beaches of San Agustín, Puerto Rico, Puerto de Mogán and Las Canteras in Las Palmas are also the popular beaches in Gran Canaria that all of these six beaches are equipped with a wide range of accommodation, hotels, holiday villas, restaurants and attractions of all kind.

Maspalomas and Playa del Inglés Beaches

Maspalomas and
Playa del Inglés are the most popular holiday resorts, center 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. Especially the Playa del Inglés resort is very popular with its very long and unique golden sandy beaches, nightlife and attractions. The beach front starting from San Agustin goes for about 6 km. and ends in Playa del Inglés.

Playa de las Canteras in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Las Canteras beach in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the main beach and it has more than 3 km. of golden sandy beach stretching the length of the western side of the isthmus on which the city stands and joins the island with the group of volcanic cones that are known as “La Isleta”.


San Agustin Beach
The beaches of San Agustín and Las Burras are the beautiful beaches. Also the beautiful gardens around the resort attract the visitors in San Agustín.

Puerto Rico Beach
Puerto Rico
is famous for its watersports and yachting opportunities with a big yacht harbor and 400 meters of artificially made golden sandy beach. Puerto Rico beach is one of the most attractive one in Gran Canaria.

Puerto de Mogan Beach
The Puerto Mogán Beach is the beautiful beach of the resort Puerto de Mogán. There are several restaurants and cafes along the seafront and watching the sunset at the harbor over the yachts and fishing boats is a great attraction to take for the visitors.

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