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Christmas (Navidad) in Gran Canaria is interesting because it’s very different to being at home! The Canarians eat their traditional dinner on the evening of 24th December and 25th is a bank holiday here. There are plenty of places if… (READ MORE)

Gran Canaria for Disabled Visitors

I recently received this email from a couple in Bucharest who are wondering about Gran Canaria for disabled visitors. For example, how easy is it get around the island in a wheelchair and can they do boat trips and other… (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)

Gran Canaria Weather December

Weather in Gran Canaria in December is generally better than the weather back home, which is why it is such a popular destination, especially for Christmas and New Year. Gran Canaria Xmas weather varies but in my 11 years there… (READ MORE)

Red Rose Cafe, Puerto Rico

The Red Rose Cafe is located just behind Puerto Base in Puerto Rico. Whether you want to come off the beach for a half an hour break for the sun or eat dinner al fresco, you’ll like the atmosphere at… (READ MORE)

Gran Canaria Helicopter Tours

If you are thinking about doing something different in Gran Canaria, what about a helicopter tour? Seeing the island by helicopter is really special and you can have a unique perspective. You might have seen the area around Gran Canaria… (READ MORE)

2013 Gran Canaria Festival Calendar

You are not likely to get bored in Gran Canaria because of all the different parties, fiestas and events taking place throughout the year. Nothing is “weather dependent” in Gran Canaria, like it is at home, because the weather is… (READ MORE)

2012 Gran Canaria Festival Calendar

When planning a holiday in Gran Canaria, it is nice to know what is going on when you arrive. Gran Canaria features all kinds of fiestas, festivals, parades, public holidays and celebrations, as you an see in the following table…. (READ MORE)

2011 Gran Canaria Festival Calendar

There is usually something entertaining going on and, if you are visiting Gran Canaria on holiday, you will want to know what events and festivals are going to coincide with your trip. The weather and climate are also important but… (READ MORE)

Epiphany – Gran Canaria

Epiphany falls on January 5th every year in the Canary Islands. This is the day before King’s Day which is when the Canarian children get their Christmas presents. The streets will be decorated with lights and Christmas decorations and there… (READ MORE)