If you ever visit the Canary Islands, you must not miss the south coast of Gran Canaria that remains an old favorite with the tourists chiefly because of the Maspalomas beach.
Apart from its beaches, Maspalomas is popular for its overall tourist ambience that you are sure to find in its shopping malls, restaurants, hotels, souvenirs and the Maspalomas dunes.
However, once you step into the white sand beaches and look at its fantastic wind-crafted Maspalomas sand dunes, its other attractions will wane in comparison.
The rich natural setting - The beauty of the Maspalomas sand dunes against the blue ocean has not lost its allure and counts among the natural reserves of the islands. You can enjoy a camel ride across some of the dunes that measure over ten meters and watch various breeds of migratory birds doing the rounds of the famous Maspalomas oasis, El Oasis marked for its beautiful palm trees. The Charca lagoon also serves as the natural habitat of the lizards of Canary Islands.
What is special about Maspalomas beaches? They are the paradise of sunbathers and beach revelers looking for all sorts of entertainment. You will find it clearly divided into four zones classified for families and children, gays and nudists. The beaches running in a single stretch towards Playa del Ingles has the facilities to make your holiday safe and full of fun. You can chill in the innumerable beach shops and restaurants or collect all sorts of water sports equipments.
Other attractions - If you want to try other attractions, you can try out the following destinations for a change:
Get a Maspalomas map to get around without getting lost