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Scotland to Gran Canaria
June 28, 2016

Scotland to Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is a wonderful holiday destination with a wide range of beaches and a climate that is always mild. Offering a wide range of water sports and activities, it is no surprise that when the weather in Britain is particularly cold, the beautiful Canary island destinations see a leap in popularity. Gran Canaria is the largest of the Canary Islands and it…

Santa Monica Gran Canaria
September 26, 2016

Santa Monica Gran Canaria

9 / 10 Gran Canaria, despite its status as one of Europe’s most popular holiday islands, has few genuine beach hotels. Santa Mónica Suites isn’t situated above a beach but on one, and not any just beach but the famous Playa del Inglés. Follow the GC-1 south from the airport and you can be from terminal floor to shore in under 25 minutes (and nearly three quarters…

Santa Lucía. Gran Canaria
February 3, 2017

Santa Lucía. Gran Canaria

The first chapel in Santa Lucía was built in honour of Santa Lucía in the second half of the sixteenth century. In 1761, as the chapel was not well preserved, the inhabitants decided to knock it down and build another one in the same place but on a different plot of land. The second chapel was blessed in 1761, although it did not survive long due to its poor…

Santa Catalina Gran Canaria
December 4, 2016

Santa Catalina Gran Canaria

The Hotel Santa Catalina 5*, which construction dates of the year 1890, is a reference in the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Since its opening, famous personalities such as Sir Winston Churchill, María Callas, Gregory Pack, Presidents of Governments and States such as the Royal Family, have chosen the Hotel Santa Catalina 5* as to stay in during their visit…

Sand Dunes in Gran Canaria
May 15, 2016

Sand Dunes in Gran Canaria

Take a peaceful break at the beautiful island of Gran Canaria [GETTY] “It doesn’t get much better than this, ” we said to each other, as the evening sun warmed the ancient palm grove and condensation ran down our glasses. My son Cieran and I had been invited to a drinks reception, thoughtfully arranged by our hotel so that new arrivals could get to know each…

San Agustin Gran Canaria Reviews
January 25, 2017

San Agustin Gran Canaria Reviews

Facilities Paid WiFi* WiFi in public areas for which charges are applicable Food and Drink The Hotel is booked as Self-Catering accommodation with options for Bed and Breakfast and Half Board. Guests can enjoy the restaurant La Hacienda offering the best local specialties and a wide variety of international dishes a la carte. There is also a friendly snack bar…

Riviera Marina Gran Canaria/
March 7, 2017

Riviera Marina Gran Canaria/

7 / 10 Before the GC-1 super-highway was extended, the journey from Maspalomas to Puerto de Mogán followed a coastal route. It’s along this old GC-500 that you reach Labranda Riviera Marina. The journey from the airport takes just over half an hour. Lively Puerto Rico, with its Angry Birds Theme Park, is around five minutes away by car. Heading in the opposite…

Riu Waikiki Gran Canaria
December 26, 2016

Riu Waikiki Gran Canaria

Holiday Date: Accommodation: Servatur Waikiki Hotel Room: Double Or Twin Board: All Inclusive We had to wait 2 hours when we arrived as they had to clean the room for us, the room was immaculate and was cleaned everyday with clean towels if requested. The whole place was cleaned everyday, sunbeds, pool, bins, bar area, dining room in fact every area of the Hotel…

Riu Palace Gran Canaria Thomson
March 29, 2014

Riu Palace Gran Canaria Thomson

The traditional Hotel RiuPalaceOasisis set in beautiful, tranquil gardens that are dotted with palms and lakes. With direct access to Gran Canaria s finest sandy beach, which stretches into the famous dunes of Maspalomas, the hotel enjoys spectacular views back-dropped by the brilliant blue of the ocean. The hotel is in a popular area of Maspalomas, where a multitude…

Riu Gran Canaria
April 1, 2017

Riu Gran Canaria

Urbanizacion las Meloneras 35100 Maspalomas Spain +34 928 563 We stayed at the Riu Club Hotel for 3 nights, and have to say its one of the best Hotels I have ever stayed in which is a 24 hour all inclusive resort. From the moment we pulled up in the taxi until the moment we left we had a super amazing time there. The super friendly reception staff welcomed us…

Riu ClubHotel Gran Canaria
April 17, 2016

Riu ClubHotel Gran Canaria

9 / 10 In under 10 minutes on foot, you can reach ClubHotel Riu Gran Canaria from Global Buses’ mini terminal on Avenida Cristóbal Colón. From the Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria (LPA), it’s a traffic-free 25-minute drive to the hotel. Style & character 7 / 10 The bright, white, and light style employed by the architecture is minimalist by design. But aside…

Riosol Gran Canaria
April 4, 2017

Riosol Gran Canaria

Activities Billiards Children s playground Darts Diving Entertainment staff Evening entertainment Fitness centre Games room Golf course (within 3 km) Karaoke Kids club Library Massage Mini golf Solarium Table tennis Tennis court Other facilities 24-hour front desk Airport shuttle (surcharge) Car hire Currency exchange Fax/photocopying Laundry Luggage storage…

Rentals villas Gran Canaria
February 2, 2016

Rentals villas Gran Canaria

For beach and sun-lovers, Gran Canaria is the ultimate destination for a villa holiday. There’s a slice of coast for everyone, whether it’s to top up the tan at busy, bustling resorts like Playa del Ingles, or to relax whilst watching yachts breaking up their Atlantic-Caribbean voyages in low-key fishing towns like Puerto de Mogan, or to jet-ski and banana-boat…

Rental a bike Gran Canaria
October 17, 2016

Rental a bike Gran Canaria

Thanks to the cooperation of Surfcamp Las Palmas with a bike rental, you can rent a retro bike for your surfing holidays Gran Canaria for a favorable price. For 6 € half day and 11 € full day you can select a new or a used and restored bike from a big selection of products. It is the best way to relax after a surf lesson and do a alternative activity likewise…

Rent a Car Las Palmas Gran Canaria
February 29, 2016

Rent a Car Las Palmas Gran Canaria

Before entering the capital of the Canary Islands, car rental in Las Palmas Gran Canaria can be booked Online via a desktop or mobile device, which means Las Palmas Gran Canaria and the surrounding areas can be explored in a multi-passenger van, SUV or luxury sports car. There is so much to see and do on the island that unlimited miles and additional driver options…

Reina Isabel Gran Canaria
August 29, 2014

Reina Isabel Gran Canaria

Our hotel is the accommodation that you are looking for whether travelling alone or with family or friends; whether for leisure or work. In all cases you will feel at home, as if your own home has been temporarily moved to the paradise of the Canary Islands, and making you not want to leave. Full range of services and conveniences Our rooms have been recently…

Public Transport in Gran Canaria
September 29, 2016

Public Transport in Gran Canaria

A bus in the Canary Islands is called a guagua, pronounced ‘wa-wa’. If you’ve bounced around Latin America, you’ll be familiar with the term. Still, if you ask about autobuses, you’ll be understood. Every island has its own inter-urban service. One way or another, they can get you to most of the main locations but, in many cases, there are few runs each day…

Portonovo Gran Canaria
September 29, 2016

Portonovo Gran Canaria

Below is a selection of our top hotels in Gran Canaria Gloria Palace Royal Hotel & Spa Located on the southern coastline of Gran Canaria, the Gloria Palace Hotel Royal & Spa has 176 attractive rooms in addition to suites and is set amid pretty gardens and sparkling pools. View hotel Marina Suites The Marina Suites are right opposite the glamorous…

Port of Las Palmas Gran Canaria
April 1, 2017

Port of Las Palmas Gran Canaria

Puerto Rico is the name of Gran Canaria s most popular and family-oriented resort. It is the center for all water sports, from deep-sea fishing and diving to sailing and biking. It also offers tennis courts, a miniature-golf course, a water park, and of course, a fantastic beach. Other Fun Things to Do For an in depth look at the island s interesting culture…

Plus Car Gran Canaria
December 28, 2016

Plus Car Gran Canaria

How to rent a car on Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera – on all Canary Islands There are many car rental companies both international and local on the Canary Islands. We found the second option better for us. Local car rental companies – Cicar or Plus Car. We rented a car from both of them and can share the pros and cons of…

Playa Ingles Gran Canaria
March 23, 2014

Playa Ingles Gran Canaria

Imagine for a moment a world with a Beach University, an academic centre where the beaches of Europe can achieve a degree for being the “best bathing destination”. Perhaps you should know then that such a Beach University exists, and that Playa del Inglés, in southern Gran Canaria, graduated from it many years ago. Indeed! Playa del Inglés holds an honours degree…

Playa del Sol Gran Canaria
February 27, 2014

Playa del Sol Gran Canaria

Collect 200 Nectar points! Simply enter your Nectar card number when you check out. Your points will be credited 35 days after you return from your trip.*Offers may apply Popular property highlights Free WiFi Restaurant Outdoor pool 24-hour front desk Multilingual staff Location Located in Playa del Ingles, this apartment is within a 15-minute walk of Yumbo Shopping…

Playa del Ingles Gran Canaria Spain
May 28, 2014

Playa del Ingles Gran Canaria Spain

Playa del Ingles is known for being relaxing and upscale with many neighborhood options for restaurants, bars, and cocktails. Take in the natural beauty of the sea, beaches, and gardens—or broaden your horizons with some local entertainment and live music. Playa del Ingles has hotels to suit everyone s tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights…

Playa de Taurito Gran Canaria
December 29, 2016

Playa de Taurito Gran Canaria

Perfect for a lazy beach holiday, Playa de Taurito will delight beach and sun-worshippers in a big way, so if you re dreaming of stretching out on a sunbed you ve come to the right place. This purpose-built resort lies on Gran Canaria s coastline close to Puerto Rico. The main focal point is definitely the beach - Embraced between two wind sheltering cliffs…

Places to Stay in Gran Canaria
April 24, 2016

Places to Stay in Gran Canaria

All the guidebooks seem to agree that Gran Canaria is a continent in miniature. The terrain varies from the verdant north, to the dramatic mountain peaks of the interior, to the dry south. And of course the alternating white, sandy coves and dark cliffs of the coastline. It s not just the terrain that s varied, the best places to stay in Gran Canaria have something…

Pictures of Gran Canaria
April 18, 2016

Pictures of Gran Canaria

Develop your photography privately with our hands-on tours while you discover Gran Canaria, in the Canary Islands (Spain). Beginner, intermediate and advanced levels available. DEDICATED ATTENTION You ll have the dedicated attention of Tomás, a professional photographer, along the tour and will receive continuous advice to improve every picture you take during…

Photos of Gran Canaria
August 9, 2016

Photos of Gran Canaria

Puerto de Mogan Puerto de Mogán is a picturesque resort and fishing village in the municipality of Mogán, set at the mouth of a steep-sided valley on the southwest coast of the island of Gran Canaria. The Maspalomas Dunes The famous Dunes of Maspalomas are a surprisingly large area of hills and troughs of sand with patches of vegetation, a nature reserve since…

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