Gran Canaria offers pristine white-gold beaches, awe-inspiring mountains, a bright but pleasantly mild climate, delicious food, and an endless array of activities.
Lush forests and lofty mountains provide the glorious scenery, while Gran Canaria’s historic capital Las Palmas is filled with entertainment, refreshments, and shops to enjoy. The inviting island atmosphere of the purpose-built holiday resorts contrasts with the rugged terrain and lush green of the countryside.
By evening, you’ll find bars and restaurants to relax you, or clubs and discos for those hungry to taste Gran Canaria’s nightlife. While there are plenty of family-friendly places to enjoy, there is also a raucous and fun side to the island, showcasing DJs and music clubs that really pick up after midnight.
Parents – With its wonderful weather and countless kid-friendly attractions, there is so much for the children to enjoy that they won’t want to leave.
Watersports fans – There is almost every type of watersport to be found in Lanzarote, but the biggest attraction is perhaps the scuba diving opportunities.
Scenery fans – There are few other places on Earth with a landscape like Lanzarote.
18°C (January) - 24°C (August)
Playa del Ingles is a top choice for families and party-goers alike, with its bubbly atmosphere, gorgeous sands, and wide range of attractions to lap up. There are hundreds of restaurants and bars to sample, serving up every kind of culinary treat and ranging from family-friendly joints to places better suited to adults. Club Pacha is a world-famous nightclub with 4 bars and dance music that plays until dawn.
The Maspalomas coastline is famed across the whole of Europe, with its postcard-perfect beaches and vibrant blue waters. Whether you’re resting on the beach, devouring the tasty local tapas or spiced and sweet meat dishes, browsing the boutiques, or preparing for a stylish night out, Maspalomas is a stunning resort. Enjoy a sophisticated Canary Islands holiday.
Puerto Rico is a family-oriented Gran Canaria resort, where contemporary hotels are carved into volcanic rock, and the bars and restaurants are perfect for relaxation and sampling some of the best food the island has to offer. Some of Gran Canaria’s best attractions and waterparks are close by, ready to enjoy whenever you want a rest from the beach and the watersports, paddling, and sunbathing – if you ever do!
The capital of Gran Canaria is known for its excellent shopping and chilled nights spent in tapas and seafood restaurants, cocktail bars, and nightclubs that stay open until morning. The beaches in Las Palmas are some of Gran Canaria’s quietest, but the waters are perfect for paddling, snorkelling, and windsurfing. You’ll also find ways to enjoy the true Gran Canarian culture here, with the resort’s typical architecture and museums to enjoy when you aren’t relaxing on the sand.
The fishing village of Puerto Mogan has a serene atmosphere with a gorgeous harbour surrounded by craggy cliffs, and offers visitors a secluded beach and a picturesque, “old world” feel. Puerto Mogan has earned the nickname of “Venice of the Canaries” due to the attractive canals winding through the town, so get ready to enjoy the sights, the al fresco dining, and a laid-back holiday.
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