Gran Canaria is a tiny island with a big personality! The fantastic dunes of the south coast are made up of gorgeous golden sands, with lively beach bars and a range of watersports when you fancy cooling off from the sun. There’s also golf galore on the island, the bustling capital of Las Palmas is great for shopping, or to experience the traditional visit the marina at Puerto de Mogán. So whether you fancy an activity packed holiday or total relaxation, there's something here for everyone!
Days out in Gran Canaria
Great golf courses, spectacular beaches, camel safaris, it's all here in Gran Canaria! For a relaxing day out, visit the picturesque resort of Puerto de Mogán with its pretty streets and canals. Stop off at Palmitos wildlife park where you can watch bird and dolphin shows.For non-stop fun, set sail on a boat trip, whale and dolphin watching are particularly popular, so keep your eyes peeled! or why not visit the amazing beach of Maspalomas to ride a camel across the sand dunes or explore the island’s dramatic landscapes.
Beaches in Gran Canaria
With miles of stunning sand dunes at Maspalomas, rocky coves and fabulous sandy beaches, you'll find the perfect spot to enjoy year round sunshine! Laze on the soft golden sands at Puerto Rico with shallow water for the kids and loads of beachfront restaurants and watersports. Stroll along the huge sands at Playa del Ingles, or spend the day on the gorgeous curved beach at Amadores with plenty of drinks and food on hand from nearby nearby beach bars..
Nightlife in Gran Canaria
As night falls, make the most of Gran Canaria's lively nightlife at the popular resorts of Puerto Rico or Playa del Ingles - with plenty of restaurants and entertainment to choose from! For a quieter evening, stroll along Puerto de Mogán's harbour, then stop off for a tasty meal at a waterside restaurant. Or for a chilled end to the day, watch the sunset from a restaurant terrace at Amadores over a glass of local vino!
Gran Canaria shopping
Up for a shopping trip to spend your holiday money? For a small island, Gran Canaria has many tax-free shopping centres lined with department stores and souvenir shops. Head to Las Palmas for the best choice, find great bargains in Playa del Ingles, or visit the weekly markets across several towns and villages for traditional handicrafts. Browse the trendy clothes shops and shopping centres at Maspalomas, or snap up local handmade pottery, candles and glass sculptures at Puerto de Mogán open-air market!
Salobre Golf Resort is located in a wonderful position, surrounded by volcanic landscapes of rock and cacti; while the closer beach and facilities of Meloneras can be found just a short drive from the resort.
Surrounded by mountainous scenery, the popular residential development of Tauro offers the ideal place to sunbathe and swim in your own villa pool, whilst Puerto Rico can be reached within a 10 minute drive.
Maspalomas offers the ideal location for rest and relaxation. A paradise for beach lovers and families, including two huge water parks, shops, glittering nightlife and even camel safaris across the dunes.
This bustling resort of Puerto Rico is popular with young families, with its gently shelving sandy beach protected by encircling hills. There’s something for everyone with all sorts of watersports on offer.
18 hole golf course
Course designed by Ron Kirby
Course par 72
Course length 5524 (yards)
Charges for course apply, Handicap certificate required, Course has no dress code
Golf academy, Driving range, Short game area, Putting green, Club house, Equipment hire, Golf shop, Golf buggy hire, Tuition
Information updated 05 Feb 2014
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