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Best Rural Retreats in Gran Canaria

I recently received the following email and thought I would answer it here to benefit anyone else who wants to get away from it all and stay out of the main tourist areas on their Gran Canaria trip. I’ve already… (READ MORE)


Mogan makes up a large part of Gran Canaria and is the second biggest municipality on the island. This municipality is located in the southwest of the island, and includes the fishing towns of Arguineguin and Puerto de Mogan. A… (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)

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)

Mount Teide Lunar Eclipse

There will be an eclipse over Mount Teide tomorrow but it happens before 8 o’clock in the morning so you have to be awake bright and early to see it!! Mount Teide is the highest point on the Canary island… (READ MORE)

Canary Islands Music Festival January 2011

Between January 7 and February 6, 2011, you can enjoy the annual Canary Islands music festival. This festival has taken place every year since 1985 and each year there seem to be more artists and visitors. The classical music concerts… (READ MORE)

Cita Centre, Playa del Ingles

The Cita Centre, or Cita shopping centre, in Playa del Ingl├ęs, is quite central and is worth a look. A lot of the bars and restaurants are German but don’t let that put you off if you’re not from Germany… (READ MORE)

Helicopter Trips in Gran Canaria

If you have done the dolphin trips in Gran Canaria, Mogan market, fishing trips and beaches, what about trying something different? The Gran Canaria helicopter trip is a great way to see the island as well as have a very… (READ MORE)