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Gran Canaria Hotels and Apartments
Gran Canaria Overview
Gran Canaria Hotels and Apartments
Holidaymakers make their way Gran Canaria for its amazing beaches, cruises, golf courses, sand dunes, and vibrant nightlife. You will find a number of accommodation in this city, you can choose to stay in the town of Salobre Golf where you can try your hand at golf and enjoy the views of lush lawns from the room of your Gran Canaria hotel. For those who love lively beach life can book a hotel close to Playa del Inglés and Puerto Rico to soak up the Spanish sun, play volleyball, or dive in the deep waters of the Atlantic Ocean. A self-catering apartment, family resort, or a cheap hotel in Gran Canaria, you can book any of these to suit your needs and style.
About Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria is a group of picturesque towns such as Maspalomas, San Agustin, Patalavaca, Meloneras, Amadores, Playa Del Cura, Salobre Golf and Agaete. They are known for their fishing sites, sand dunes, hiking trails, vineyards, kitesurfing, and dolphin watching. Gran Canaria offers perfect tropical vibes with a pleasant atmosphere. Enjoy sunshine all year round, families can spend their Christmas holidays in the Spanish sun or make the most of their summer breaks here. If you love festivities, you can visit here in February to enjoy the Carnival of Las Palmas and embrace the culture of Spain.
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Playa de Puerto Rico
The cosmopolitan hub Playa de Puerto Rico is a popular option to stay in Gran Canaria. Famous for its beaches, nightlife, amusement parks and shopping.
Puerto Mogan is both calm yet lively. Scores of accommodation choices are available here from cheap to luxury hotels.
If you like to stay in the lap of nature and explore the untouched beauty of Canarian Island, Aguimes is the place for you. This quiet town, tucked away from the rush of city centre is popular for its cave houses.
Located on the south-west coast of the resort, picturesque Playa Taurito town attracts huge number of tourists looking for a plush stay in a stunning setting.
Accommodation in Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria is known for its spectacular landscapes, azure water, and soft sand beaches. To enjoy these, you can book a seaside property in Las Palamas such as Marina élite All Inclusive Resort which offers you an all-inclusive package that includes everything from breakfast to entertainment activities. If you want to stay like a celebrity, a luxury hotel in Gran Canaria such as Radisson Blu in Morgan. For families traveling with a kids, cozy Las Palmas City Center Apartments will render a homely feel with amenities like a fully-functional kitchenette, en-suite bathroom, dining area with dining table, minibar, and a convenient location in the center of the city.
Things to do in Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria will amaze you with its natural beauty, be it its incredible marine life or its mountains. El Cabrón Marine Reserve is a scuba diving site where you can swim with fishes, seahorse, turtles, and octopuses. Why not get acquainted with the flora and fauna of these islands? You can hike Caldera de Bandama in Las Palma to witness Jurassic bowl-shaped crater formed by the volcanic eruptions. While you walk down from the peak, you will find lizards, cacti, and local trees. From the top of Roque Nublo, you can enjoy mesmerizing views of the city.
An off-beat experience of stargazing awaits you at Temisas Astronomic Observatory and Roque Saucillo Astronomy Centre. They offer night walks along with clear views of the stars and heavenly bodies. If you’re holidaying with your special guests, a night under the stars at these spots will make your evening a romantic one.
The coastline of Pozo Izquierdo is a paradise for adventure seekers as it has one of the best-surfing sites of Gran Canaria, just pull out your beachwear and enjoy this sport here. Are you a history lover? If yes, ancient cave paintings preserved in the Cueva Pintada Museum in Las Palmas in will interest you. You can learn more about the Canarian history from Casa-Museo de Colón- a perfect symbol of ancient architecture. It displays gothic work, ornate fountains, and nautical rooms.
You will have some fun mixed with some rum while holidaying in Gran Canaria, Sup Arucas Rum is a distillery where you can taste the rum in various flavors such as honey, toffee, banana, and coffee. It is a just 15-minute drive away from the capital Las Palmas.
Take your family to Palmitos Park which is one of the biggest zoological parks in the city with hundreds of dolphins, turtles, reptiles, toucans, sea lions, pelicans, and many marine animals. In a ticket of Euro 60, you can enjoy a dolphin show and feed them with your hands. You can also take a visit to Aqualand that features rides and slides to make it a perfect outing for kids.
Food and Drinks in Gran Canaria
If you love cheese filled pizza, red sauce pasta, and homemade tiramisu, Restaurante Cosi Come Sei in Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria will be an ideal choice. For those who believe in eating local should visit Maspalomas. One of them is Britannia. It is one of the most visited restaurants in Gran Canaria known for their dishes made out of bacon and sausage. You can also keep Restaurant Monaco Steak House and Restaurant Il Duomo di Milano in your list for the delectable food, cocktails, and the warm ambiance that they offer. If you are tired after a sightseeing day, you can also take advantage of room service of your Gran Canaria hotel or you can cook in the kitchen of your self-catering apartment.
Nightlife in Gran Canaria
From casinos to nightclubs, Gran Canaria has them all. Plan a party with your friends either in the on-site bar of your hotel in Gran Canaria at one of the local bars. Head to the capital of Las Palmas for a mix of sangria bars and cantinas before dancing until the early hours in the Mesa y Lopez district. For party strips where the cocktail jugs and pumping beats lure tourists back year after year make your way to Playa del Inglés and Meloneras. If low-key evenings are more to your tastes, Maspalomas and Agüimes could be the perfect spot for you.
Shopping in Gran Canaria
The shopaholic in you will love Gran Canaria for its large shopping malls and local shops selling handicrafts. Las Palmas is the heart of the city offering the majority of shopping sites such as Centro Comercial Las Arenas, Centro Comercial El Mirador, and Commercial and Leisure Center 7 Palmas. Another town in Gran Canaria where you can enjoy your retail therapy experience is Meloneras that has designer shops and boutiques. If you have booked your Gran Canaria hotel in Las Palmas, Triana is a perfect spot for your evening strolls and street shopping. You can buy clothes, shoes, accessories, and toys from here.
Fast Facts about Gran Canaria
- Nearest Airport: Gran Canaria Airport
- Flight Time: 4 hr 25 min
- Currency: Euro
- Language: Spanish