Go deep into the landscapes and micro-climates of the paradise that is Gran Canaria, while exploring the banana trail, participating in the lively, age-old Carnival and dreaming of a never-ending summer against a fantastic beach backdrop.
Choose one of our low-cost Gran Canaria holidays and discover the charms hidden in 580 square miles bathed in sun and sea. Join the festive spirit of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, visit its fishing villages and try its food, traditions, and much more.
Book your flight + hotel to Gran Canaria, and visit Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the island's capital and its oldest district, Vegueta. Here you can explore the Cathedral of Santa Ana, the Episcopal Palace and the Historical Archive. On the blue-flag beach of Las Canteras with its 3-mile long promenade, you can delight your taste buds with one of the typical island dishes, such as papas arrugadas with a spicy mojo picón sauce. Afterwards, head north to Agaete, 18 miles from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, to discover Puerto de las Nieves where the proud Dedo de Dios (God's finger) sea stack once stood before a storm destroyed it. To delve into the island's hidden traditions, don't miss the pilgrimage to the Basilica of Our Lady the Virgen del Pino, Gran Canaria's patron saint, in Teror on 8 September.
Gran Canaria holidays hold much more than just beaches: explore the dunes of the Maspalomas Nature Reserve; be drenched by clay and water at the mud party of La Atalaya de Santa Brígida, when the entire village of Santa Brígida holds a mud-slinging battle; travel the banana trail to the north-east of the island; or experience the magic of one of the most famous Carnival celebrations in the world.
The marvellous beaches and exceptional climate of the island may be the main reason why Gran Canaria has become a top holiday destination all year round, but its food, festivals and numerous charms won't leave you unmoved either.
Spain's Canary Islands are some of the best destinations in the world for a beach holiday. If you like beach holidays in Gran Canaria then you're sure to love our cheap beach holidays to Fuerteventura or our Tenerife beach holidays. Book with Expedia and find out why.
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Explore the great outdoors with a trip to Palmitos Park, a popular green space in Los Palmitos. Wander through the beautiful beaches and marina in this relaxing area.
Nothing says holiday like spending a lazy day at Las Canteras Beach, a popular beach in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Stroll along the area's marina or simply enjoy its cafes.
This perfectly protected bay features tranquil waters, a pretty harbor and fine beachfront dining.
Explore the waterfront in Puerto de Mogan with a trip to Mogan Port. Stroll along the beautiful beaches in this relaxing area or visit its top-notch restaurants.
This iconic, towering lighthouse has played a vital role in protecting local sailors for more than 100 years.
Wonder at these stunning, golden sand dunes and explore the wind-sculpted mounds to find pools abundant with fish and bird life.
Embark on an off-roading Jeep excursion to discover the hidden secrets of the volcanic island of Gran Canaria. Whether you’re the driver or passenger, you can feel the rush of adrenaline from the ride and appreciate the starkly contrasting scenery while following your knowledgeable guide.
Come along for a night of magical comedy and be enraptured and in stitches from start to finish. Join Mrs. Titti Trollop, Ms. Peggy Lee, Dame Nelly Pledge, and the rest of the cast for the best drag show in town—Music Hall Tavern.
Discover the beauty of Gran Canaria with an eight-hour tour around the island and reach those places where most tourists never go. A professional guide will remain alongside you at all times while telling you everything about the interesting locations you will visit.
Enter a replica town of the old Wild West at Gran Canaria's Sioux City Park, originally built in 1972 as a set for filming Western movies. See typical buildings and encounter archetypal characters of the Wild West. Watch cowboy and cattle-walking demonstrations and more.
We bring you this fantastic opportunity to have a great time while you learn with a surf lesson at one of the best beaches in the south of Gran Canaria, at the beach of Meloneras or at the beach of Maspalomas, depending on weather conditions.
Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product Our kiosk is on the south part of the Anfi beach Duration: 1 hour Location: Anfi Playa, Mogan, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands