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San Agustin

San Agustin beach

The holiday destination of San Agustin is located on the southern coast of Gran Canaria, a few kilometres east of Playa del Inglés and about a 25-minute drive from the airport. The beaches in general San Agustin is home to two large, beautiful beaches: the main beach of Playa de San Agustin and Playa de las Burras on the eastern ...

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Sioux City

Sioux City

Sioux City looks like most of the western towns that we know from the classic western movies. This is not a coincidence as some of the greatest western movies were actually shot in Sioux City. A famous example is A fistful of dollars from 1964, which was directed by Sergio Leone and starring Clint Eastwood. Sioux City has all the ...

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Playa Taurito

Playa Taurito Strand

Playa Taurito is a small, quiet and rather elegant resort on the southwest coast of Gran Canaria, which appeals to families with young children and couples of all ages. The hotels stretch up the cliffs on both sides of the elongated valley. The center of the resort is a large swimming pool complex and a good selection of sport and ...

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Top 10 beaches

Amadores beach

Gran Canaria has many beaches, each of them amazing in their own way. Town beaches, man-made beaches, natural beaches and even desert beaches. This Top Ten includes beaches from most categories, so it is up to you to find your personal favourite. No. 1 Playa de Maspalomas When it comes to choosing the best beach in Gran Canaria, it is ...

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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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