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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)

Oil Drilling Off Gran Canaria Coast

Perhaps you saw this article in the Daily Mail a couple of days ago: claiming that oil is going to be drilled for a mere 40 miles off the coastline. So, is this true and, if so, how will… (READ MORE)

WOMAD 2011 in Las Palmas

So, what’s on in Gran Canaria in November? Well, this year’s WOMAD fiesta is scheduled for November 12th, 2011 in Santa Catalina and The Boulevard, in Las Palmas, and that is something you don’t want to miss. There will be… (READ MORE)

Vega de San Mateo

Vega de San Mateo is often just known as San Mateo. The highest point of the island is found in Vega de San Mateo and that’s nearly 2000 metres up. Because of this, the area has fluctuating temperatures. It can… (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)

Schedule of Dates for Las Palmas Carnaval 2011 – Plan Your Trip!

The dates for the Carnaval Las Palmas have finally been announced and you can find a complete guide here: as well as on our 2011 Gran Canaria calendar here: If you are thinking about booking a holiday to… (READ MORE)

Playa de las Canteras

In some ways Playa de las Canteras in Las Palmas is similar to the beaches in the south, but a lot of people prefer Las Canteras beach because it is not so touristy and it is often quieter (unless you… (READ MORE)

Tips for Exploring Las Palmas

Exploring Las Palmas is highly recommended. This is the capital of Gran Canaria and if you fancy a day away from the beach there is plenty to see there. Las Palmas is a bit of a sprawling city, however, and… (READ MORE)

WOMAD Las Palmas

WOMAD takes place between 12th and 15th November 2009, in Parque Santa Catalina, Las Palmas. WOMAD is the World of Music, Arts and Dance and this festival features artists from all over the world. WOMAD aims to create awareness of… (READ MORE)

It’s Carnival Time in Gran Canaria!

It’s that time of year again, when carnival (or carnaval, to use the Spanish spelling) comes to town. You can enjoy the carnival in any town in Gran Canaria, such as the Carnaval Internacional Maspalomas 2009 but the Las Palmas… (READ MORE)