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Guide to Gran Canaria

The Island of Gran Canaria is situated between the larger islands Tenerife and Fuerteventura.

Gran Canaria is often described as being like a continent in miniature and the warm climate make Gran Canaria an ideal destination for both winter breaks and summer holidays.

The number of annual visitors is over two million. 

  Gran Canaria

Resorts in Gran Canaria
Most of the sun-seeking visitors to Gran Canaria head for the popular resorts in the south of the island, such as Playa del Inglés, Maspalomas and Puerto Mogán.

However, in the recent years some new promising resorts like Playa de Amadores, Playa Taurito and Meloneras have turned up.

Las Palmas, capital city of Gran Canaria, is perfect for a sunny city break.

  Gran Canaria resorts

Golf in Gran Canaria
For the golf enthusiast, Gran Canaria is home to Spain's oldest go
lf course, Real Club de Golf de Las Palmas, and several newer courses.

Along with the fine weather and picturesque sea and mountain views, the island is the perfect location for a golfing holiday.

  Gran Canaria climate

Climate in Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria boasts a sub-tropical climate, offering year round warm weather and almost constant sunshine.

The chance of rain is relatively low, especially in the southern part of the island. When it does rain it tends to be for short periods. More...

Beaches in Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria offers many fantastic beaches, including a number of nudist beaches.

Most of them are situated on the south coast, like Playa de Maspalomas, Playa de Puerto Rico and the 'lovers beach' Playa de los Amadores.

In the northen part of Gran Canaria you find the magnificient Playa de las Canteras in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria’s main city.

  Gran Canaria beaches

Villages in Gran Canaria
The rugged interior of Gran Canaria unfolds a number of picturesque and interesting villages.

These charming villages gain insight into the culture and history of Gran Canaria. Two of the most beautiful is the ancient mountain villages of Teror (photo) and Firgas.

In the north the village of Arucas boasts historic buildings, but is mostly famous for its rum production.

  Gran Canaria villages



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