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.
Read our travel guide for Arguineguín, if you are planning a holiday in this area of Gran Canaria. Arguineguín is an ideal destination for people who want a relaxing and quiet holiday, away from the noisy bars and clubs.
While the name of Puerto Rico might at first make you think of the Carribean Sea and distant places, you must know that the Spanish resort with the same name has equally beautiful beaches and an exotic feel, perfect for a holiday in the sun.
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.
The Canary Islands Wine, Cheese and Honey Fair will be organized on November 2nd and 3rd in the municipality of Valsequillo in Gran Canaria.
WOMAD Festival 2019 will bring to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria the essence of traditional melodies from Africa, America, Asia and Europe, in a combination of rhythms that have transformed the popular music of the twentieth century.
Puerto de Mogan is a fishing village situated in the municipality of Mogan, one of the sunniest parts of the island Gran Canaria, part of the Canary Islands. If you're visiting the island, you should not miss the chance of seeing this lovely place.
Maspalomas is one of Gran Canaria's most popular resorts, due to its all-year-round good weather, which makes it a good destination even for a winter holiday in the sun.
The Agaete City Council presents the 2019 Agaete Chill Out program that will take place in Puerto de Las Nieves on September 27th, 28th and 29th.
The event first started in Gran Canaria in 2001 and since then it kept growing every year, with thousands of people coming to the island just to participate.
EVENT IN SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 2019 IN GRAN CANARIA Fiesta de San Miguel in Valsequillo de Gran Canaria: September 13th - October 6th, 2019
EVENT IN GRAN CANARIA - SEPTEMBER 2019 Fiesta de Nuestra Senora de los Dolores in the capital of Las Palmas
The Municipality of Arucas is situated in the north of Gran Canaria, stretching from sea level until up into the foothills, at an altitude of over 1.800 feet.
There's no better place in Europe than Gran Canaria for a warm and sunny holiday in February. The days are pleasantly warm with temperatures than often go over 20°C, which means that you can go back home with a tan after spending only a few days here.
Since the weather is warm and pleasant in Gran Canaria in January, the island gets busy at this time of year with tourists who come here to escape the hard winter back home.
We will say it from the start: Gran Canaria is an excellent destination for the winter holidays if you love warm weather and sunny skies!
November is the month when temperatures start to drop and although it's as hot as it was during the summer season, the weather in Gran Canaria is still much great compared to what people living in continental Europe are getting.
The month of October can be a tricky one in terms of weather in Gran Canaria and in the Canary Islands in general. It's when the transition from summer temperatures to autumn starts and it may rain a bit and you may also get some cloudy days, but in general, the weather will still be warm enough to suntan and also swim in the ocean.
The municipality of Mogán will hold the IVth edition of the Mango and Summer Avocado Fair next Sunday, September 1st, in Las Gañanías Square in Puerto de Mogán. This edition will include a wide variety of mango and avocados, which are expected to be of really good quality, due to the climatic conditions which have allowed the farmers to obtain a good harvest this year.
If you're in the area of Maspalomas around the middle of March, you must join in on the 2020 International Carnival of Maspalomas.
Gran Canaria is well known as a great place for partying, so during the Carnival season the island is full of music, energy and colour. Everyone is invited to take part in the festivities and enjoy the free spirit of Gran Canaria!