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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.
After two years with no proper New Year's Eve celebrations, Las Palmas went all out with the fireworks display to welcome 2023 with all the bells and whistles.
Here's a quick look at the first day of 2023 in Las Palmas, the capital of Gran Canaria.
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.
Most visitors who come to Gran Canaria and stay in the south of the island haven't heard of Patalavaca, although this lovely beach is located close to one of Gran Canaria's most popular beaches: Anfi del Mar.
Fans have gathered last night in Plaza de Espana in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria's capital city, to celebrate Argentina's epic World Cup win.
The 2023 carnival in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will be dedicated to Studio 54, the legendary New York nightclub, and it promises to bring back the nights of passionate fun and dancing on the streets of Las Palmas.
A holiday in Gran Canaria is probably your best bet for a sunny and warm Christmas, along with the rest of the Canary Islands, which have the best climate in Europe during winter.
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!
Gran Canaria will have 417,129 regular seats connecting it to the United Kingdom this winter season. This represents a milestone in the island's connectivity, with an increase of 31.8% compared to the same months of the 2019-2020 season, which is a good sign for the island's tourism recovery.
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.
With Halloween fastly approaching, there are lots of events and parties announced in Gran Canaria for the spookiest night of the year.
Sunset Canarias festival will take place in various locations in Playa de Mogán, Gran Canaria, between October 17 and 28.
Since Friday, September 23, Mogán City Council has started to administer the beach facilities offered in Puerto Rico, after the company that was previously in charge, Puerto Rico SA, removed their beach hammocks and umbrellas.
The town of Arguineguín enjoys from this Friday a completely rehabilitated recreation area and equipped with new services, El Perchel beach.
The Maspalomas-Gran Canaria Tourism Rehabilitation Consortium has put out to tender the supply of sunbeds and umbrellas for the beaches in the area of Maspalomas Costa Canaria, for a value of 600,000 euros, divided into two lots.
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.
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.
Arinaga is a coastal town in Gran Canaria, in the municipality of Aguimes, on the eastern part of the island, close to Vecindario.
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.
Mogán City Council has presented the program for the 5th Summer Mango and Avocado Fair that will take place in the municipality (Playa de Mogán) next Sunday, September 4, starting at 10:00 a.m.