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City break in Gran Canaria. Active leisure ideas for Gran Canaria - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Puerto de Mogán Gran Canaria never ceases to attract fans of beach rest. This is a real paradise for those who like to enjoy hot sun and devote their leisure time to entertaining water activities. The best and the largest beach of the region is called Maspalomas. It is so big that it covers the territory of several small resorts. Incredibly beautiful golden sand, crystal clear water, beautiful and modern equipped coastline and a rich choice of entertainment have made this place very popular among the tourists from all over the world. Fans of rest in a more relaxed and intimate setting should move their feet to the northern coast, which is famous for its beautiful bays and tropical forests.
This is a particularly popular rest destination among fans of eco-tourism. Every day the beautiful nature of this place attracts new and new visitors who come here for an excursion. A rich choice of natural attractions is one of the main advantages of the resort. Tourists should definitely not forget to visit the local botanical garden, which features a huge collection of exotic plants and flowers. Tourists, who want to try fishing, will find all they need in a small village of Arguineguin. For a moderate fee the locals will provide you with all the necessary equipment and will also tell you about the most "biting" places.
There is a great go-kart track near the village of Bahia Feliz. The length of the track exceeds 1650 meters. You will also find an attractive Aeroclub Aeroclub de Gran Canaria here. This place has won love and devotion of fans of extreme sports long ago. Visitors can book a helicopter flight, try paragliding or parachute jumping. From the bird’s eye view the island of Gran Canaria looks truly fascinating. Copyright
When it comes to upscale hotels one of the most stylish and attractive ones in Gran Canaria is the Seaside Sandy Beach. The hotel was decorated in an elegant style, with due regard for the … Open
Of course, there are many traditional entertainment venues in the resort. If you want to visit a nightclub, vacationers usually recommend Xtreeemz. The owners of this entertainment facility never cease to amaze its guests with colorful theme parties, and the choice of refreshments at the bar is able to satisfy any gourmet. Yumbo and Kasbah trading centers are the best destination for shopping. In addition to numerous shops and boutiques you will find here trendy restaurants, bars and other entertainment venues. Fisaldo is one of the most popular open markets of the island. Here visitors will be offered to buy interesting souvenirs, handmade crafts, as well as a rich choice of other domestic products and decorations for home.
Fotos Auditorio Alfredo Kraus - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria In addition to all sorts of water sports (diving, all types of surfing, fishing, SUPboarding, parasailing, jet skiing), you can also do extreme sports in Gran Canaria. You can also try out popular safaris booking the tours from Buggy Pirates Gran Canaria or Donkey Safari. Those wishing to increase adrenaline to the above-average level will appreciate local companies offering the appropriate type of recreation - Sky Rebels, Skydive Gran Canaria (skydiving), Supercar Espana (extreme driving), WaterSports Luis Molina (flyboarding), helicopter flights (Canarias Helicopters, Canaire, Canary Island Flights).
Gran Canaria is famous for its chic resort hotels, which are often chosen as a venue for vacations by world-famous celebrities. Not far from the Aquamarina beach, is sited the Radisson Blu … Open
By the way, scuba divers can discover a real underwater cemetery here. It is located off the coast of La Palma and keeps the story that happened in 1570 when pirates attacked a missionary ship and forever buried its crew underwater. Forty stone underwater crosses are reminders of this attack - just as many monks were on board. Another mystical place can be found in Tejeda where Roque Nublo is located. This is a monument created by nature itself, which can only be seen in cloudless weather. You can climb it to admire the beautiful spaces of nearby Tenerife. Locals have long worshiped the monument as a shrine, which is not surprising - just take one look at it to dispel all doubts.
Fotos Auditorio Alfredo Kraus - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Another wonderful pastime is horse excursions. This kind of leisure is sure to impress both adults and the smallest citizens. On Gran Canaria, this activity turns into a true fairy tale, and El Salobre Horse Riding and Hipica Canaria are among the best companies. Besides that, there is Viaggi Montebello - your chance to ride a real camel. In order to explore the island's attractions - both natural and architectural - it is worth renting a bike or a scooter. The first option is Rent Bike Playa Meloneras, Bici Bike Vintage or Bike 10Mil, and the second is Cooltra. There is also a good place for zipline enthusiasts - GrancAventura.
One of the most renowned and prestigious hotels in Gran Canaria is Santa Catalina, located in Las Palmas. It occupies a unique old palace surrounded by a vast landscaped garden. The … Open
Interesting tours are offered in any region of Gran Canaria, which is as if created for them. Climbing is especially popular, and in order to try this kind of recreation, feel free to contact WalkCAN Discovering Canaries. For those who want to play the noble sport are recommended to visit Anfi Tauro Golf, Salobre Golf or Lopesan Meloneras Golf. Walking along Barranco de los Cernicalos or Jorg Kroker, as well as climbing Montaña de Arucas are the dream of all those who'd rather prefer getting aesthetic pleasure through spectacular views. Here you can also go down to explore the caves, and this kind of tours is organized by CanEducAm.
Fotos Auditorio Alfredo Kraus - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Gran Canaria's two zoos are ideal for families with kids. Thus, in Palmitos Park you can see dolphin shows, eagles, hawks, monkeys, butterflies, parrots, crocodiles. The second zoo is Camel Park Arteara. As the name suggests, it is dedicated to camels. Here you can take pictures, feed, and stroke them - in other words, all you want to do with the beautiful animals. Also in Gran Canaria there is an aquarium where you can look at diverse inhabitants of the underwater world - sharks, crabs, seahorses, jellyfish. The center's name is quite impressive - Poema del Mar.
Gran Canaria is home to many beautiful hotels. The picturesque island is an amazing vacation destination when it comes to romantic getaways. The fashionable hotel H10 Playa Meloneras Palace … Open
Gran Canaria has quite a lot of interesting entertainment centers to offer. Thus, for those preferring to get extreme hormone in virtual reality, there is Experiencias Virtuales, minigolf players should be recommended to visit Minigolf Atlantico, and to enjoy indoor climbing, go to Indoorwall Gran Canaria. Those who are tired of beach-related rest and want to spend time with benefits will surely appreciate by places like Parapark, Fox in a Box Gran Canaria. If you're traveling with small citizens, there are two more perfect places to have fun together - Holiday World Maspalomas and Parque Acuático Oasis La theme parks.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Gran Canaria and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Gran Canaria

Chic And Cream
Where: Edificio Maritim, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria;
Fibber Magee’s
Where: Centro Comercial Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria;
The Garage Bar
Where: Centro Comercial ‘Kasbah’, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria;
Boney M Disco
Where: Avenida de Tirajana, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria;
Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Gran Canaria
♥   Natural Park 'Pilancones' , 7.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cave 'Cueva del Barranco Hondo' , 13.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Tamadaba' , 20.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cave 'Cueva del Lago' , 21.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cave 'Cueva Cerdaña' , 88.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Gran Canaria
♥   Water park 'Aqualand Maspalomas' Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, 17.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Lago Taurito' Mogán, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, 21 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Siam Park' Tenerife, Canary Islands, 113 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aqualand Costa Adeje' Costa Adeje, Tenerife, Canary Islands, 113.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Gran Canaria
♥   Restaurant 'Nelson' Arinaga. Type - Regional cuisine. 20.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant '222ºSW' Patalavaca. Type - Meats and grills. 20.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Las Rías' Maspalomas. Type - Galician|Seafood. 21.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Aquarela' Patalavaca. Type - Creative. 22 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'El Churrasco Meloneras' Maspalomas. Type - Meats and grills. 0 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Gran Canaria - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Gran Canaria - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Gran Canaria?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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