Beaches of Gran Canaria

El Pajar

El Pajar is a small Canarian village just outside Arguineguin, which offers a relaxing pace of life. This small area has many residents who all enjoy the quiet beach, bars and restaurants. El Pajar can be easily accessed, although during… (READ MORE)

7 Things to Do in Maspalomas

Maspalomas is the oldest of all the tourist resorts on the island of Gran Canaria and is the ideal place to stay regardless of your budget. There is a vibrant, party feel throughout at night, although during the day it… (READ MORE)

Marina Suites Review

The Marina Suites are in a perfect location near the beach, shops, and bars and this hotel is also on the flat ground, which is a bonus in Puerto Rico, since a lot of hotels are halfway up the cliff… (READ MORE)

Playa de Los Secos

Playa de Los Secos is a 260 metre long and 25 metre wide beach in the Mogan area of Gran Canaria. With fine grey, gravel-type sand and a gentle tide, this area is sometimes frequented by nudists but very often… (READ MORE)

Playa del Tasartico

Playa del Tasartico is a shingle beach on the west coast of Gran Canaria. Located in the borough of La Aldea de San Nicolas, Playa del Tasartico is a quiet beach, similar to Gui Gui beach or another off the… (READ MORE)

Playa del Amadores

Playa del Amadores can be translated to mean “beach of the lovers” which might lead you to believe it’s small and quiet. Actually, that description should be used for places like Playa de Gui Gui or Playa Ambar because Playa… (READ MORE)

Anfi del Mar

If white Caribbean sand and turquoise sea sounds like your idea of heaven, you will like Anfi del Mar. Although this is primarily a timeshare resort, the beach is not private and anybody can visit. I’ve been there numerous times!… (READ MORE)

Playa Ambar

This has to be one of the tiniest beaches in Gran Canaria but if you are looking for total isolation, you can either visit Playa de Gui Gui or this one, which is near Tasarte, San Nicolas de Tolentino. If… (READ MORE)

Playa de Gui Gui

During my time working in Puerto Escala, I lost count of the times people asked me how to get to Gui Gui beach (pronounced weewee beach). This beach is reputed to be one of the prettiest on the whole island… (READ MORE)