Gran Canaria is the third largest but most populated of the Canary Islands. With its stunning natural landscapes, huge number of beaches and year round sunshine it’s no surprise that the island is popular with tourists from all over the world. One of the most wonderful aspects of Gran Canaria is the variety of locations, from highly developed tourist resorts to barely touched botanical areas. No matter what kind of holidaymaker you are, you are likely to find something you love about this sunny holiday hotspot.
Things to do in Gran Canaria
There is a huge amount to do and see all over the island. Families can explore the incredible Palmitos Park where there are exotic birds, reptiles, botany and more. If you prefer the thrill of waterparks, Aqualand is a must. Enjoy a great night out? Gran Canaria is just the place to do it! Each area has its own nightlife style, from the more sophisticated Maspalomas to party central Playa del Inglés. If you are a nature lover make sure to research the area you will be staying in to see if there are any prime hiking trails or national parks nearby, as there really are some stunning landscapes and flora. For more ideas, why not check out our blog post on things to do in Gran Canaria.
Beaches in Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria has a fantastic variety of beaches to choose from! There are manmade resorts with vibrancy and flair or stunning natural beaches surrounded by cliffs and turquoise waters. The island is also known for its incredible sand dune beach in Maspalomas, so if you are in the area this is a must see!
Holiday Apartments in Gran Canaria
Apartments4you has a great range of self catered apartments in Gran Canaria. Holiday Club Puerto Calma is perfect for families with its choice of activities and short walk to the nearby beach. Club Tisaya Golf is great for anyone who likes to stay active on holiday, with an 18 hole golf course and various sporting facilities. Take a look at our list of holiday apartments to rent in Gran Canaria for your next holiday to the Canaries.