Playa Taurito is a small, quiet and
rather elegant resort on the southwest coast of Gran Canaria,
appeals to families with young children and couples of all ages.
The hotels stretch up the cliffs
on both sides of the elongated valley. The center of the resort
is a large swimming pool complex and a good selection of sport
and leisure facilities for the whole family.
The beach in Playa Taurito
The beach in Playa Taurito is as in several other Gran Canaria
resorts manmade. The lava sand is quite dark and is partly mixed
with small stones. Although the beach is nicely sheltered,
unfavourable wind directions and currents can make the beach
less suitable for small children.
Behind the beach you will find a
great pool complex. With its many different pools, water slides and other activities it is guaranteed fun for
all the family. The entrance fee is some 10 Euros, including sun
loungers. A perfect alternative to the beach.
Restaurants and nightlife in
Most of the restaurants in Playa Taurito are hotel restaurants
but there are a few restaurants and cafés in the center of the
The nightlife in Playa Taurito is
very low-key with larger hotels provide evening entertainment.
Those looking for livelier venues can visit nearby
Activities in Playa Taurito
Playa Taurito offers several sport
activities for the whole family like squash, tennis, minigolf
Furthermore there is a dive
centre located at Playa Taurito with lessons and excursions
available for divers of all skill levels.
More activities, including water
sports and various boat trips, are found in neighbouring resort
of Puerto de Mogan.