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Holidays in Gran Canaria

With its temperate climate, beautiful landscapes and welcoming atmosphere, Gran Canaria is a fantastic place for your well deserved holiday. Well known for its stunning beaches and long swathes of golden sand, Gran Canaria is fantastic for a relaxing break.

All of the usual entertainment options are available here, including varied cuisine, friendly bars and trendy boutiques, but that’s not all Gran Canaria has to offer for the intrepid holidaymaker. Whether you’re looking for lazy days spent on the beach or fun filled days spent moving from activity to activity Gran Canaria has something to offer for all.  

 

Gran Canaria - Theme Parks and Attractions

Though possessing the usual array of restaurants, bars and shops, Gran Canaria is perhaps best loved for its great weather and beautiful beaches, with some being quiet and secluded whilst others are filled with water sports which are sure to keep visitors of all ages entertained. If it’s possible the beach may lose its allure and you could be looking for something else to entertain you, introducing the Aqualand Aquasur which boasts chutes, slides and wave machines which will keep everyone smiling.

For something a little different (and for those who aren’t squeamish) you might want to try out Reptilandia which offers the chance to get up close to a number of snakes and lizards. There are even tortoises for those who don’t want to get too close to the snakes! If being out in the sunshine is where you want to be you might want to enjoy some horseback riding or treat yourself to a round of golf in the glorious sunshine.

 

Gran Canaria - Resort Guides

Maspalomas is one of the most popular resorts in Gran Canaria, partly due to its awe inspiring sand dunes which goes on for miles. The beach is Maspalomas is a perfect place to spend your days, the feeling of sand between your toes, a cool drink beside you and a refreshing dip in the sea when needed. When you’re tired of the beach there are a number of cafes, bars and restaurants where an array of tasty morsels can be found to tempt those taste buds.

The lively resort of Playa del Ingles is a well known holiday destination, offering a selection of things to do during the day whilst evenings spent here are full of fun in the bars and discos. As with all of the resorts in Gran Canaria, the beach here is fantastic with a few water sports to tempt those adventurous visitors whilst the more sedate can just relax on a sun lounger. If you want to stay active you can indulge in a little shopping whether for yourself or for people who got left at home or try something new in one of the restaurants nearby. When evening draws in the resort still has much to offer as there are a number of bars and discos where you can enjoy some exciting cocktails and dance the night away.  

The family friendly resort of Puerto Rico is great for families with young children. The beautiful beach is a perfect place to spend the morning, enjoying the sunshine and splashing in the sea. For more exciting activities you can try your hand at mini golf, tennis courts, bowling or even head down to the marina where you can treat the whole family to a boat trip

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