Gran Canaria is part of the Canary Islands in the gorgeous Atlantic Ocean. Holidays to Gran Canaria appeal to all kinds of holiday goers, so if you’re looking for a lads holiday Playa del Ingles will be perfect, while there are plenty of resorts for families too.
From the pine forests of Tamadaba and Pilancones to the green north around Valleseco, you will be amazed at the varied terrains of this beach island. Why not take the seven hour boat ride around the island, the 50 Euro price will also get you lunch, drinks and access to the onboard swimming pool. However, holidays to Gran Canaria need not be such a sober affair.
When holidaymakers have bronzed enough and had their fill of the shops on offer in and around Las Palmas there are more interesting experiences to be had. For the more adventurous tourist there is the opportunity to go on helicopter rides around the Island or even to go skydiving over the dunas de maspalomas. To get between the many resorts, beaches and activity centres the Island has a reliable, if slightly expensive bus service that runs throughout the day and late in to the evening.
For visitors arriving to the Island and wanting quiet or mildly lively nights the best place to go to is Las Palmas. However, for those looking for a more raucous end to their day, Playa del Ingles offers a good selection of clubs and bars, making for a great night out.You can experience some truly amazing five star Gran Canaria holidays at resorts like Gloria Palace in Amaros, while young adults looking for a cheap break near clubs should check out places near Playa del Ingles. If you’re after an all inclusive break, the Corona Roja and the Broncemar apartments are good options with extras such as internet and bike rental.