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Gran Canaria is the second largest island in terms of population and it has 32 natural protected spaces. The island caters to all types of tourists, having great routes for hikes, as well as beautiful beaches. Most of the resorts are in the Maspalomas area so this would be a good area to lok for holiday packages to the Canary Islands.
The Maspalomas Beach and Sand Dunes are situated in the south of Gran Canaria and constitute a protected Nature Reserve space since 1987.
Gran Canaria is the second most visited island of the Canary Islands (after Tenerife) and it's often referred to as a Mini Continent, due to its diversity in landscapes. From amazing beaches to mountain trails and volcanic landscapes, Gran Canaria has it all.
The carnival in Maspalomas is usually celebrated three weekends before Easter that year, which would mean that the main carnival weekend in 2024 would be between 15 - 17 March.
The 2024 carnival in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will be celebrated under the theme "Los Carnavales del Mundo" (Carnivals of the world), and it promises to bring back the nights of passionate fun and dancing on the streets of Las Palmas.
A new frontline restaurant called "La Chirina" recently opened its doors on the recently renovated beach in Arguineguin, in the municipality of Mogan, on the island of Gran Canaria.
Driving in Gran Canaria, the second most visited Canary Island after Tenerife is generally easy and offers a convenient way to explore the island.
According to the authorities, the wildfire in Gran Canaria currently affects over 280 hectares, but it is close to being stabilized after all the work done last night and this morning.
Cabildo de Gran Canaria announced that a wildfire was detected today in Gran Canaria in the area of Cortijo de Huertas, within the municipality of Tejeda, which has already reached the fence that delimits the facilities of the EVA 21 Aerial Surveillance Squadron of Pico de Las Nieves.
Are you wondering if September is a good month to come to Maspalomas? September is definitely still hot, no doubt about that. The island also get much quieter after the first half of the month, when most families with children have returned home for the start of the school year. For us, September is an amazing time to be in Gran Canaria.
The Paseo Marítimo de San Agustín, specifically the section between the Don Gregory Hotel and the Beach Club Hotel, has been renovated and has a new image after the works undertaken by the Department of Roads and Works of the San Bartolomé de Tirajana City Council.
Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival is a unique type of event in all the Canary Islands, which is celebrated with a lot of "soul" on the beach in San Agustin, close to Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles.
The Department of Coast and Beaches of the City Council of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has begun the renovation of the sunbeds and umbrellas of the entire coastline of the municipality, specifically it has begun changing the entire sector corresponding to Meloneras Beach.
June comes with a significant increase in temperatures in Gran Canaria, which are also accompanied by the trade winds which are characteristic for the summer months in the Canaries.
If you're planning to spend your Gran Canaria holiday in Playa del Ingles and the Maspalomas area, take a look at our walk from Yumbo Centrum to the beach!
Over 11,000 plants and flowers will give color to the historic center of Gáldar starting this Wednesday in May, in the III edition of the 'Gáldar en Flor' exhibition.
Coming to Gran Canaria on holiday and planning to stay around Playa del Ingles/Maspalomas? Take a walk with us from Playa del Ingles to Playa El Veril.
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria registered very good data in terms of overnight stays, with almost 428,000 hotel nights contracted. German, British and Swedish were the main foreign issuing markets in this period, while Spanish tourism exceeded 50% of all visitors to the city in March.
Visiting Gran Canaria for a holiday and staying around Playa del Ingles? Take a walk with us from Anexo II to Yumbo Centrum.
Visiting Gran Canaria soon and staying in Playa del Ingles? Take a walk with us from Playa El Veril to Anexo II.
Playa del Inglés is a beach resort in Gran Canaria, situated in the southern part of the island, where the weather is sunny and warm all year round, which is why it's so popular among many visitors.