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Teror

Teror

Teror is one of the most beautiful villages in Gran Canaria. The village’s distinctiveness are the houses in the characteristic colonial style, with the significant doors, frames, windows and balconies made of dark, carved wood. Many of the buildings dates all the way back to the 1500s and because of its architectural wealth, the entire centre of Teror was declared ...

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Holiday World

Holiday World

Holiday World in Maspalomas is the largest amusement park in Gran Canaria. Here you will find all kinds of traditional attractions and rides, such as the 27-metre-high ferris wheel, large and small roller-coasters, carousels, bumper cars and the 20-metre-high tower, Sky Drop. Most activities are aimed at children up to the age of 10-12, whereas the tower and the large ...

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Maspalomas beach

Maspalomas

Maspalomas is located on the south point of Gran Canaria. The town has gradually become integrated with Playa del Inglés and the two constitute one of the biggest holiday resorts in Europe. The beach in general Playa de Maspalomas is one of the best beaches in Gran Canaria. The beach is 5-6 kilometres long and up to 100 metres wide, ...

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Puerto de Mogán beach

Puerto de Mogán beach

The idyllic holiday resort Puerto de Mogán is located on the south coast of Gran Canaria. It is the last holiday resort along the motorway from the international airport, 52 kilometres away. The beach in general Playa de Mogán is a lovely beach with a central location right in front of the town centre. The artificial beach is approx. 250 ...

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Playa del Inglés beach

Playa del Inglés

Playa del Inglés is located on the south coast of Gran Canaria, less than 30 kilometres from the international airport. Playa del Inglés has gradually been integrated with the next town Maspalomas, and the two constitute one of the biggest holiday resorts in Europe. The beach in general Playa del Inglés has a long and wide sand beach. It constitutes ...

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Puerto Rico beach

Puerto Rico

The holiday resort Puerto Rico is located in the sunny south-western part of Gran Canaria. The distance to the international airport is 47 kilometres with motorway all the way. The beach in general Playa de Puerto Rico is a lovely beach with golden sand imported from the Sahara. The water is shallow and very well protected by the piers, which ...

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Firgas

Firgas

Firgas is a mountain village, which is located in the northern part of Gran Canaria, approx. 5 km from the coast. Firgas is also known as ‘Villa de Agua’ as water plays a big part in the history of the village. Firgas is thus one of the two biggest producers of spring water in Gran Canaria, and one of the ...

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Patalavaca beach

Playa de Patalavaca

Patalavaca is located just north of Arguineguin on the south coast of Gran Canaria. In practice, however, the two holiday resorts have gradually become one large holiday resort. The beaches in general Patalavaca has two beaches, but the selection is even better in the neighbouring towns. Playa de Patalavaca is the largest and best beach in Patalavaca. It has a ...

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Nudist beaches

Nudist beaches

Topless sunbathing is quite normal on Gran Canaria’s beaches among both tourists and locals. Nudism is restricted to nudist beaches, but is also tolerated on several remote and undeveloped beaches around the island. The dunes of Maspalomas The best known nudist beach in Gran Canaria is situated between the resorts of Maspalomas and Playa del Inglés. To find the official ...

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Aqualand

Aquamania

Aqualand a bit north of Maspalomas is the largest water park in Gran Canaria. It is located quite close to most of the holiday resorts in Gran Canaria, but Maspalomas, Playa del Inglés and San Agustin are the closest ones. Aqualand is, undoubtedly, the perfect place for a fun, exciting and active day for the entire family. There are activities ...

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