If you have not been to Gran Canaria, the island will fascinate you with its endless adventures and its eternal summer, all you have to do is let yourself be taken away by this “small continent!” From the sea to the sky, Gran Canaria has all kinds of activities to make your trip truly unique. Enjoy spectacular beaches, incredible golf courses, group hiking trails, historic monuments full of stories, delicious cuisine, and even a centre for astronomy where you can admire the stars atop Roque Nublo! Enjoy an unforgettable trip on a truly special island.
Gran Canaria is often referred to as "the small continent". It is a paradise of eternal summer and is considered the ideal destination to enjoy a sun holiday with quiet beaches perfect for relaxing, or for exploring the beautiful hiking trails only found here. Enjoy vast stretches of beaches such as the famous Playa del Inglés or the spectacular Maspalomas Beach with its breathtaking dunes, as well as the picturesque natural surroundings and family beaches of San Agustín and Las Burras.
Known for its wide variety of cuisine, Gran Canaria is the perfect destination for lovers of good food. Natural products from the garden are very important, as well as seafood, fish and meat dishes. Some culinary specialities that you must try during your holidays include gofio (local flour), sancocho (fish with potatoes), ropa vieja (garbanzo soup with meat and chicken), mojos (typical salsa), cochino de adobo (special meat dish), puchero canario (Canary Island meat stew), and papas arrugadas (“wrinkly” potatoes).
Gran Canaria protects 43% of its natural landscapes. The island is perfect for exploring historic natural ecosystems such as the Maspalomas Dunes, the landscapes of the Tamadaba Natural Park, Roque Nublo Natural Park, bird watching in Pilancones Natural Park, the wild beauty of Güi-Güi, the ravines of Inagua National Park, Ojeda and Pajonales, and much more. In addition, the island of Gran Canaria plays host to all kinds of regional and local festivals that are celebrated throughout the year such as the Maspalomas International Carnival, the Teror Pilgrimage, and the Canary Islands Day.
Avid golfers will have the opportunity to practice their favourite sport on one of the 8 golf courses on the island of Gran Canaria. Enjoy courses such as Real Club de Golf de Las Palmas, the oldest golf course in all of Europe, or the spectacular golf course of Maspalomas. Playing golf in Gran Canaria combines the best of a sport that requires precision and strategy with the perfect climate for outdoor sports. Contact the staff of our hotels to help you arrange your tee time.