Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Great weather, food, surfing, diving, culture and architecture are just some of the reasons to visit Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria not only stands out for its unbeatable weather, but it is also a cosmopolitan, modern city that maintains numerous architectural examples from its interesting colonial past, scattered among new buildings, and has institutions and museums dedicated to protecting the Canarian identity and culture. Facing the sea, the city has a bustling port and several city beaches, such as Las Canteras: over three kilometres of golden sand, a natural reef and a splendid ocean that draws surfers and divers who take advantage of frequent Las Palmas de Gran Canaria holiday package deals.

The origin of the city lies in the district of La Vegueta, as seen in the numerous historical buildings that surround its colourful, cheerful streets. The cathedral of Santa Ana is the best example of Canarian architecture, with its curious combination of styles, the result of almost two centuries of construction. In the surrounding area, visit the House of Columbus and explore the pre-Hispanic past of the islands in the Canary Island Museum.

Other areas you can't miss are the fishing district of San Cristóbal, where you can sample exquisite, freshly caught fish, and Ciudad Jardín, with its stately ambience and characteristic spots such as the curious architectural complex Pueblo Canario.

Although the climate lets visitors enjoy the island all year round, if you find a Las Palmas de Gran Canaria holiday package deal for carnival, you'll be able to witness one of the best carnival celebrations in Spain.

If you opt for a flight + hotel to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria package, you'll land in the airport of Gran Canaria, located around 25 kilometres from the city. Once on the island, you can travel to other islands in the archipelago by boat.

Find cheap Las Palmas de Gran Canaria holidays and prepare yourself to explore this marvellous city, whether on foot, by bike or by “guagua” (bus). It's got it all!

Where to stay in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

AC Hotel Iberia Las Palmas
AC Hotel Iberia Las Palmas
4 out of 5
Avenida Alcalde J Ramirez Bethencourt 8, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, 35003
The price is £63 per night from 27 May to 28 May
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a fitness centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff ...
4/5 Very Good! (384 reviews)
AC Hotel
"Good hotel, menu is a bit restricted."

Reviewed on 21 Nov 2021

AC Hotel Iberia Las Palmas
Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
5 out of 5
Calle Leon Y Castillo, 227, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, 35005
The price is £118 per night from 2 Jun to 3 Jun
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (193 reviews)
"Everything about our stay was great, except for two key issues: 1. Noise. I have noticed other reviews also mention this, so at least I know it's not just me. I don't know why other guests felt the constant need to move around their furniture late at night, but this kept happening. An easy solution ..."

Reviewed on 28 Mar 2022

Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
Bull Reina Isabel & Spa
Bull Reina Isabel & Spa
4 out of 5
Alfredo L. Jones 40, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, 35008
The price is £90 per night from 1 Jun to 2 Jun
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (666 reviews)
"Had a wonderful stay. The staff are very hardworking and accommodating. The breakfast was fantastic. The hotel is in the perfect location. Loved the ocean view from our room. No complaints, recommend and would stay again."

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2022

Bull Reina Isabel & Spa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Valentina Beach Apartments & Suites
Valentina Beach Apartments & Suites
3 out of 5
Calle Pascal, 1, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, 35007
The price is £42 per night from 29 May to 30 May
Stay at this 3-star aparthotel in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Enjoy free WiFi, a balcony and a flat-screen TV. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the overall ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (133 reviews)
Excellent stay
"Excellent location near Las Canteras beach and the city center. The place is very clean, comfortable, with very nice terrace with jacuzzi. For recommendation!"

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2021

Valentina Beach Apartments & Suites
Bex Holiday Homes
Bex Holiday Homes
3.5 out of 5
Jose Franchy Roca, 1, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, 35007
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly aparthotel in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (46 reviews)
"Easy check in and a comfortable stay. Not too far from the beach and close to the bus station. Was a bit noisy (it's next to a busy road), but not too bad. Not very well stocked with cooking bits though, wouldn't be great if you wanted to cook a lot."

Reviewed on 10 Jan 2022

Bex Holiday Homes
SmartRentals Las Palmas
SmartRentals Las Palmas
3 out of 5
140 Calle León y Castillo, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, 35004
The price is £55 per night from 22 May to 23 May
Stay at this 3-star apartment in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Enjoy free WiFi, an airport shuttle and a flat-screen TV. Popular attractions Port of Las Palmas ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (10 reviews)
No communication and no apartment for 1 night :(
"I booked last minute to attend a funeral. I called from the moment I booked (midday of the same day) up to an hour after check-in (8pm). They never answered their phone, they never returned the messages in the answering machine or messages on email. I never got into the apartment until the next day, ..."

Reviewed on 9 Oct 2020

SmartRentals Las Palmas
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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