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Holiday Guide to Canaries – Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria holidays
The beautiful volcanic island of Gran Canaria is popular with couples, families and groups alike, drawn to the mixture of vibrant resorts, relaxing towns and traditional villages. Gran Canaria holidays offer you all year round warm weather with the temperature reaching 20° during the winter and the late 20`s during the summer months.
The wonderful Gran Canaria weather makes the southern resorts of Playa del Ingles and Maspalomas very popular, both connected by an 8km stretch of superb sandy beach, backed by sand dunes. Maspalomas offers a slightly more relaxing base than the bustling resort of Playa del Ingles, where you will find plenty of lively bars, English pubs, clubs and discos.
To the west you will find the sunnier resort of Puerto Rico with plenty of water sports and a party vibe. San Agustin and Playa del Cura are relaxed and friendly Gran Canaria holiday resorts, whilst the capital, Las Palmas is great for shopping, nightlife and sight seeing.
Windsurfing is particularly popular on Gran Canaria holidays, with the world championships often held in Pozo Izquierdo. Other pastime favourites on Gran Canaria holidays include sailing, scuba diving, hiking, fishing, motorised water sports and camel rides. Theme parks and water parks prove to be very popular with families on Gran Canaria holidays.

General Information

Ideal for Couples

Couples enjoy Gran Canaria holidays, especially Playa De Amadores, located between Puerto Rico and Puerto Mogan, which offers spectacular sunsets and picturesque walks..

Great for Families

Located just above Maspalomas, Sonnenland is a family friendly Gran Canaria holidays resort where you can combine relaxation with the wonderful beach below. Most of the resorts in Gran Canaria are suitable for family holidays..

Fantastic Restaurants

Most resorts cater for British tourists, serving international cuisine from all over the world, such as Playa Del Ingles and Maspalomas, yet we would strongly recommend you sampling some of the delicious local cuisine from the superb restaurants..

Fantastic Nightlife

Whether you seek a quiet evening in San Agustin or Sonnenland, or a crazy night partying in Playa Del Ingles, the clubbing capital, Gran Canaria holidays offer fantastic evenings for everyone..

Sandy Beaches

Gran Canaria holidays offer first and foremost absolutely stunning beaches, from Puerto Mogan to Playa Del Ingles and onto the famous Maspalomas sand dunes..

Great Day Trips

Great day trips on Gran Canaria holidays include camel rides over the sand dunes, jeep safaris inland to the volcanic peak of Pico de Las Nievas and boat tours hugging the beautiful coastline..


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