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.
Looking to come to Maspalomas / Playa del Ingles for an early summer break? Or you want to plan come over for a family holiday during half term?
Are you planning to spend your spring holiday in Maspalomas in April? April is when the weather really starts to warm up after the mild winter that Gran Canaria enjoys. So if you're coming over for Easter it will probably be a sunny and warm one.
Are you thinking of booking a holiday to Maspalomas in March? Gran Canaria enjoys a great weather all year round and Maspalomas is located right in the south of the island, where the climate is most favorable even in winter and spring.
Planning to come on holiday to Maspalomas in February? The weather is what can make or break a long awaited holiday, so better check the weather forecast before deciding which month to book for your next trip to Maspalomas (Gran Canaria).
Thinking of coming on holiday to Maspalomas in January? The weather is what can make or break a long awaited holiday, so better check the weather forecast before deciding which month to book for your next trip to Maspalomas (Gran Canaria).
Gran Canaria is known by many as a "Miniature Continent", due to its diverse climate and landscape, that varies depending on where exactly you are on the island. You can go from the endless dunes of Maspalomas to the busy capital of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in just under an hour, for a completely different image of the island and a totally different vibe.
September is a great month to visit Gran Canaria: it is still hot, rain is unusual and the island gets less crowded after the school starts in most European countries. So if you're looking for an adults only romantic trip to Gran Canaria September might be the perfect time to visit.
There's no doubt about it: summer in Gran Canaria is HOT and July is one of the most popular months for family holidays.
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.
Although the weather in Gran Canaria is mild and sunny all year round, May is when the temperatures really start to rise and you know that summer is almost here.
April is somewhat of a transition month in Gran Canaria: the weather is starting to really warm up and the amount of rain the island sees drops by half compared to March.
Although March marks the beginning of spring, in most places in Europe it's still a cold month, with low temperatures and even snowfall. But this is not the case in Gran Canaria.
March is a great month to visit Gran Canaria if you are looking to escape the cold back home, since most of Europe is still fighting low temperatures at this time of year. And if you're from Ireland and you're regretting the fact that you'll miss the St. Patrick's Day celebration back home, then worry no more, since there are plenty of Irish bars in Gran Canaria and you'll be spoiled for choice.
Located in the north-west part of Gran Canaria, Agaete also organizes its own carnival event, just like many other municipalities on the island.
The market in Puerto de Mogan is probably the largest market in the south of Gran Canaria and definitely the busiest. Tourists from all over the island come here for shopping, sightseeing and just relaxing.
With Halloween fastly approaching, there are lots of events and parties announced in Gran Canaria for the spookiest night of the year.
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the capital of Gran Canaria and is one of the capitals of the Canary Islands, along with Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The city is great to visit if you're looking for a sunny city break, as you can find interesting places to visit, great restaurants, shopping opportunities and also a beautiful beach (actually one of the best city beaches in Spain).
Gran Canaria is a great party destination in Europe, especially during the winter months when the rest of continental Europe is fighting snow, low temperatures and gloomy days with no sunshine.