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
There are numerous flights to Gran Canaria from many
major cities the world. Also there are cruises and
ferries from major ports in European cities.
As for island hopping; it is very easy to reach the
rest of the Canary islands from Grand Canaria by
plane, ferry or jetfoil.
By plane; Binter runs daily flights to all the
islands (to La Palma and El Hierro via Tenerife)
except La Gomera, which has no airport.
By Ferry; Trasmediterránea operates a daily ferry
service from Puerto de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to
the seven islands in the group. Fred Olsen offers
four daily sailings from Puerto de Agaete to Santa
Cruz de Tenerife.
By Jet-Foil; Five crossings daily to Santa Cruz de
Tenerife and one daily to Morro Jable.
Naviera Armas links Gran Canaria with the islands of
Tenerife, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.
As for transportation in the island; bus service,
taxis and car hire Gran Canaria are the options.
By bus (guagua, pronounced “wa-wa”); from the Las
Palmas de Gran Canaria Bus & Coach Station (Estación
de Guaguas) opposite San Telmo Park, buses can be
caught to any point on the island.
By taxi; some taxis offer island trips at special
car hire in Gran Canaria; there is an abundance
of Gran Canaria car hire agencies, many with offices
at the airport, offering cars at relatively cheap