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Restaurants Gran Canaria

If you are coming over on holiday, you will be pleasantly surprised at the restaurants. There is literally something for everyone and eating out doesn’t have to be expensive. Starting with the cheapest option, there are numerous restaurants where you… (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)


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)

Scuba Diving Information

Whether you are new to scuba diving or a keen diver, Gran Canaria can be an enjoyable place to dive. The water temperature is about 18C in the winter and 25C in the summer, so you will need a 7mm… (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)

Santa Brigida

Santa Brigida, which is the third smallest town in Gran Canaria after Firgas and Valleseco, is in the northeast of the island. Pay a visit to the Bandama Caldera if you’re in the region. This volcanic crater is a national… (READ MORE)

Playa de la Alcaravaneras

If you are staying in Las Palmas then Playa de la Alcaravaneras is a very close beach. Situated in the northeast of Gran Canaria, Playa de la Alcaravaneras has calm water and golden sands. There are cafes, restaurants and bars… (READ MORE)

Playa del Ingles

Playa del Ingles is the biggest resort in Gran Canaria and it is situated on the south-west coast. It is popular with old and young tourists and families seem to like it too, although some of the areas can be… (READ MORE)

Gay Pride

Gran Canaria is the gay capital of Europe and the Yumbo Centre and gay-friendly environment attract many people over from various countries. The main parades are centered around the Yumbo area of Playa del Ingles. Gay Pride 2008 is from… (READ MORE)