Category: Gran Canaria holidays

Playa de Amadores. Gran Canaria

Practical information about Gran Canaria

When to visit Gran Canaria? Thanks to the wonderful weather, the holiday season lasts all year round. The island is especially popular during the winter, when European tourists are running away from cold to enjoy the sun and beaches. Late autumn is probably least popular time among the tourists.

Reserva Natural Especial Dunas de Maspalomas. Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria Desert

On crossing the mountain watershed from north to south, a totally different landscape opens up before one’s eyes: arid, rocky, rugged and broken. If the day has been overcast in the north, the clouds will be seen to stay on this flank, leaving the southern skies free of northern humidity.

Roque Nublo and Bentaiga

Gran Canaria natural attractions

Perhaps Gran Canaria’s most surprising feature is the spectacular variety of its scenery. Its accessible terrain affords as many kinds of landscape as would a whole continent, something that is undeniably appealing to lovers of spectacular views, flora, geology or simply the joys of driving or walking through the countryside. The Island of Gran Canaria […]

Roque Nublo, Gran Canaria

Hiking to Roque Nublo

The starting point for this short hike is the col known as Degollada de la Goleta (1,578 metres). To get here, one must have a vehicle: two kilometres before reaching the town of Ayacata (coming from the north), look out for a place where the road drops sharply away, with the Nublo in plain view […]

Gran Canaria windsurfing

Gran Canaria Windsurfing

Gran Canaria is a superb spot for windsurfing, since the naturally warm air and water temperature conditions are complemented by the presence of the trade wind, a wind that is ideal for this sport and blows mainly on the eastern side of the island.

Barranco Guayadeque

Exploring Gran Canaria: trips to the Agaete Valley and Guayadeque Ravine

Agaete and Guayadeque are two of the most stunning ravines on the island. Each lies in a different area, with the result that they offer two different sorts of vegetation and human population.

Campo de Golf Salobre Golf resort, Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria golf resorts

Gran Canaria truly is a paradise for golf lovers, as, within a radius of under 50 km, a superb variety of superior quality golfing facilities are available at ten different courses.

Roque Nublo, Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria active tourism

Imagine an island where you can explore superb plunging natural ravines, where the mild climate allows you to do adventure sports 365 days of the year, affording new experiences in wonderful natural surroundings. These great climatic conditions and unique terrain lend the island a special charm, to mix an escape from it all with fun […]

Playa del Amadores in Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria holiday guide

Gran Canaria is one of the Canary Islands and a popular holiday destination. The Canaries are a small group of Spanish Islands located in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 200km off the Northwest coast of Africa. Gran Canaria is a volcanic island with very dramatic and unique scenery. The Canaries are a popular winter holiday choice […]