Hardmel Rock Pub, Las Palmas

Hardmel Rock Bar is located in Las Palmas in the north of the island, away from the typical tourist resorts. However, you will be surprised to see how this venue comes alive at the weekend, offering an exciting alternative music… (READ MORE)

37C in the Shade

Just to let you know (perhaps make you jealous if you’re elsewhere) that it’s 37C in the shade today, so if you are in Gran Canaria, please make sure you use plenty of suncream and drink lots of water! The… (READ MORE)


Sonnenland is in the south of Gran Canaria and is considered to be one of the quieter areas on the island. This area is only 35 minutes from the airport, making it a pleasant journey when you arrive. There are… (READ MORE)


Arguineguin is a traditional fishing village in the south of Gran Canaria, which is incredibly popular with travellers from all over the world. There are many locals living in this area so it is far quieter than the neighbouring resorts… (READ MORE)

Vista Bonita Review

Vista Bonita is an exclusive gay and lesbian complex, which offers a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. This small complex is in Sonnenland, which is a short distance from the bustling main resort of Playa del Ingles. The apartments are big… (READ MORE)

Boston Apartments Review

The Boston apartments are located in the family-friendly resort of Puerto Rico, directly across from the main shopping centre. The rooms in the complex are clean and comfortable, with a well-equipped kitchen area. There is a main swimming pool in… (READ MORE)

Blue Star Review

The Blue Star is a cheap holiday complex located on the hillside at the top of Puerto Rico and it has nice views of the sea and beaches below the complex. There is a large swimming pool with a bar… (READ MORE)

Vistaflor Bungalows Review

Vistaflor Bungalows are in Maspalomas and offer a tranquil, relaxing holiday away from all the hustle and bustle of the main resorts. You’ll be situated just 2.5 km from the beach, and the complex offers a free bus shuttle throughout… (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)

Altamar Gran Canaria – Review

The Altamar is in a great spot overlooking Puerto Rico, so you’ll be able to get some beautiful views of the Atlantic. The apartments you’ll find in the complex are basic but they’re clean enough, and aimed at self-catering travellers. Surprisingly there… (READ MORE)