A Gran Canaria Holidays will be one of the most beaming and beautiful Canary Islands spots to choose. Gran Canarias is located 210 kilometers from the northwest coast of Africa in the Atlantic Ocean. Euro is the currency of the island.
The island is full of fissure vents and it is volcanic in origin. With rich natural artifices like beaches, dunes and landscapes, this island entices you for Gran Canaria holidays.
The only airport in Gran Canaria is the International Airport of Gran Canaria - Gando.
Gran Canarias Accommodation
Accommodation at the beachfront hotels in Gran Canaria is not only appealing but comfortable as well.
Combined with an array of amenities to meet the needs of guests, the accommodation makes your Gran Canaria holidays relaxing. A vast range of both five and four star rated hotels is available in Gran Canaria and you can choose one according to your budget.
Other accommodation options like of apartments, villas, bungalows and resorts are available. Most of these accommodations are properly furnished and fitted with modern facilities to ensure comfort.
Gran Canaria Restaurants
At Gran Canaria you would find variety of restaurants suitable for tourists and travelers from all spheres of society. Restaurants include both snack bars and fast food outlets.
Gran Canaria holidays are unexciting without a relish of the most special of local dishes including 'rancho canario', 'puchero canario', mojo, chick peas and a thick soup with vegetables or meat. Banana liqueur the most common drink is very popular with the visitors.
Gran Canarias Balmy & Beguiling Beaches
Blessed with an opulence of natural resources, Gran Canaria takes pride in its balmy and beguiling beaches. Most of the beaches are surfaced with an expanse of white sand. The Maspalomas beach is the most impressive of all and it is filled with sand dunes.
The beaches of Gran Canaria are known for their impeccable ambience and crystal clean water. Many small nudist beaches are there to enjoy privacy. Lined up with an array of natural artifices, the beaches lure tourists with an awesome appeal. Several beach activities enliven Gran Canaria holidays with energy and enthusiasm.
Gran Canarias Golf
Golfing is the most popular of all activities that visitors to Gran Canaria usually indulge in. Gran Canaria with nine golf courses is a hub of tourists and travelers who are golf enthusiasts.
The prestigious international designers have designed and developed the golf courses with exceptional features and these courses offer all the facilities for golfers. Thus, Gran Canaria has been in the spotlight of national and international tournaments for a few years. Golfing makes a difference in the holidays of visitors to this place.
Gran Canarias Weather Forecast
Climatic conditions and atmospheric appeals of Gran Canaria drive you to go for Gran Canaria holidays every year. Average daytime temperature of the island ranges from 26 C in summer to 20 C in winter. Temperature goes below 10 C on some cool nights in winter months.
Temperature sometimes goes over 38 C at a blow of the hot South Easterly winds blowing from the Sahara. Summer days are fair and sunny. Winter days though chilly are not numbingly cold. Annual rainfall measures 228 mm in the cooler months.
Maspalomas in Gran Canarias
The oldest town in the south coast of Gran Canaria is Maspalomas. It is the haven of tourism and a hub of tourists in the Canary Islands. Part of the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana, the town enjoys reputation for its hotels and apartments, dunes and beaches, bars and restaurants, shopping centers and business hubs.
Apart from the lush and lavish landscapes, the major tourist attractions here are the amusement parks, water parks and theme parks. A visit to Maspalomas is one of the must dos in the list of travelers on Gran Canaria holidays.