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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 […]

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 […]

resort in Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria

Puerto Rico

The flambouyant, modern resort of Puerto Rico, on the island of Gran Canaria basks in superb weather year-round as it is situated on the island’s most southerly tip just across the ocean from the Sahara Desert. Puerto Rico is surrounded by hills with its holiday accommodation clinging to steep cliff sides which can sometimes mean […]

Maspalomas beach


Maspalomas is a popular holiday resort on the southern tip of Gran Canaria, adjacent to the island’s largest package-tour resort, Playa del Ingles. Maspalomas though, is the quieter and more upmarket option sporting the best four-mile stretch of golden, sandy beach on the island.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the biggest in the archipelago, with a population of 375,000. It was founded on 24th June 1478 at the express instance of Queen Isabel, the Catholic monarch. Its present importance stems from the development of its harbour, Puerto de la Luz (Light), following its designation as […]