|Nearby resorts||Puerto Rice – 45 mins
Bahia Feliz – 20 mins
Maspalomas – 21 mins
|Major attractions||Palmitos Park (outdoor activities, parks – Travellers Choice Award)
Flamenco Beach (beaches, nature, activities – Travellers Choice Award winner)
Eiffel Bar (bars, clubs, nightlife – Certificate of Exellence award)
|Climate (average temp)||Summer Season 26C – 28C
Winter Season 16C – 24C
|Transport options to and from the airport (i.e. train/bus etc)||Bus – plan your journey www.las-palmas-24.com
Taxi – www.socomtaxi.com (+34) 928 154 777
Car hire available – Arisal www.arisal.esAuto Canaries www.autocanaries.com
|Tourist board website||www.grancanaria.com|
Gran Canaria is one of the last remaining European paradise isles located in the Atlantic Ocean, 130 miles from the African coast. It’s the third largest of the Canary Islands and has Fuerteventura and Tenerife as its neighbours. Las Palmas, in the northeast of the island is the capital.
Expect beautiful scenes and beach lined coasts on a holiday to Gran Canaria, perfect for those looking to relax in the sunshine.
Gran Canaria is an island of contrasts. As the most dynamic capital city in the Canaries, it has a great mix of people and keeps local traditions alive, but always catering for the holidaymaker. Crammed with culture, incredibly beautiful coastlines and spectacular beaches with a sunny climate, Gran Canaria is a great destination all year round.
From the cooler north to the sunnier south, this ideal holiday destination has everything the most discerning traveller could wish for: the great diversity of climate, lush forests, exotic flora and fauna and volcanic craters.
Whether you are with your loved one, in a group of friends or on a family holiday, you are sure to find what you’re looking for to make your holiday experience memorable and exciting, not to mention relaxing.