Holidays to Gran Canaria | Everything Gran Canaria
Holidays to Gran Canaria - Situated off the coast of Africa is the stunning Gran Canaria.
One of the popular Spanish Canary Islands that many of us flock to year after year.
You find yourself surrounded by stunning beaches on this beautiful island which is also rich in history and culture.
Popular Holiday Destinations in Gran Canaria
Las Palmas is the capital of Gran Canaria and also the most populated place on the island.
It’s a favourite for those visiting Gran Canaria on cruise ships and those seeking a bit of culture away from the beach resorts.
Sand dunes take over at Maspalomas, south of the island.
For the beach lover no visit to Gran Canaria is complete without venturing to this nature reserve of rich, Golden sand.
Puerto Rico is a favourite with holiday makers visiting Gran Canaria.
Here you have access to nightlife, bars, restaurants, water sports and the stunning Amadores Beach.
For that quaint and local feel, we recommend Mogan.
With a beautiful marina, fantastic restaurants and amazing views and still keeping that traditional feel.
Things to Do in Gran Canaria
One thing the Gran Canaria is not short of and that is things to do here.
You have some of the best restaurants around, a blend of local and international to try.
Bars and clubs make up the nightlife for those seeking vibrant holidays to Gran Canaria.
Local bars are very welcoming and for that tranquil holiday, cocktails at one of the seafront bars for the ultimate relaxation is well worth trying.
Theme parks are aplenty here in the Gran Canaria.
A mixture of White knuckle rides, water parks and nature reserves.
Palmitos Park and Sioux City Park are both worth a visit and give you an idea of what is available on the Island.
If you are looking for a bit of fun the a camel ride on Maspalomas Beach is a must.
Inexpensive, great for all ages and definitely one of those holiday moments you won’t forget.
Being an island there is no shortage of water sports here in Gran Canaria.
Windsurfing, jet skiing, fishing are all very popular.
For those that are new to water sport activities, the Surf School Playa del Ingles is a great starting point for newbies finding their feet.
Culture is rich around the Gran Canaria and the capital Las Palmas is a good option.
Museums and galleries are abundant here with good transport links to get around.
Gran Canaria Holiday Information
How long is the flight from the UK to Gran Canaria? - Flight time from London to the Gran Canaria is 4 hours and 8 minutes.
What is the currency in Gran Canaria? - The currency used in the Gran Canaria is Euros.
What is the hottest month in Gran Canaria? - August is the hottest month in the Gran Canaria with temps reaching highs of 24c.
Do I need a visa to go to the Gran Canaria? - EU and EEU do not need visas to travel to Gran Canaria.