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Vacation on Gran Canaria beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas

Fotos Auditorio Alfredo Kraus - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Extensive beaches with golden sand became the hallmark of Gran Canaria. Playa de Las Canteras enjoys great popularity among holidaymakers and locals huge popularity. Its length is more than three kilometers. The beach is in the heart of Las Palmas, and therefore it is always full of people. The beach is equipped with playgrounds; you can also find a lot of interesting shops and dining places there. Beach lovers will enjoy active entertainment, as there is everything for practicing all kinds of sports.
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No less attractive is the sandy Playa de las Alcaravaneras of about one kilometer long. The width of the coastline is more than 80 meters. You can rest comfortably all day long here, as there are comfortable loungers for sunbathing, numerous cafes and bars, as well as showers and changing stalls.
Families with children are recommended to visit Playa de San Agustin ; its length is more than 650 meters. This amazingly beautiful sandy beach has a small slope, thus, strong waves are practically excluded. The sea is very beautiful, clean and very quiet; sand is of darker shade. Despite its obvious appeal, the beach is almost never crowded. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
In Gran Canaria you will find all kind of attractions that will surely leave many unforgettable impressions and memories. Iglesia de San Juan An Church is an important object of excursions. … Open
Length of the beach of Playa de lngles is a little less than three kilometers. It’s one of the most beautiful and popular beaches in Spain. A choice of entertainment options on Playa del Ingles is just huge: from usual sports grounds and water activities to the most incredible and extreme rides. Upscale sports centers, as well as rentals of equipment, offer their services to those who have long dreamed to master some water sports.
Fotos Auditorio Alfredo Kraus - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria The more secluded beach of Playa de las Burras is situated nearby. It is close to one of the most important natural attractions of the island, the sand dunes of Maspalomas. Fans of relaxing vacation and hiking will enjoy resting here. There are several attractive restaurants and bars on the beach. Playa de Maspalomas embraces vast dunes of white sand contrsting wonderfully with the sky-blue water. This stretch of coastline features continuously strong wind creating incredibly beautiful sand formations resembling artistic sculptures. Conditionally the extensive beach area is divided into four parts; there is a suitable place for outdoor enthusiasts and for those who wish to spend time in solitude.
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One of the sunniest beaches of the island is Playa de Puerto Rico ; the water in this part of the coast is always warm. Despite the large number of tourists, it’s always very calm and peaceful here. There are additional facilities for people with disabilities. Playa de Amadores can be called the most romantic coast part without a share of doubt. Its name translates as 'The Beach of Lovers'. Many prefer to visit this beach in the evening. It’s ideal not only for water activities, but also for admiring sunset.
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Nature and parks of Spain for active vacation

The Canary Islands boast another national park, Garajonay. It preserves moist laurel forests, which covered the whole of Europe in ancient times. One of the best natural reserves is the National Park of the Cabrera Archipelago. More than 80% of its territory falls on the water surface. The archipelago is located away from the mainland. It's uninhabited, due to which its flora and fauna practically did not change. It's prohibited to sail there. Tourists are given a license to visit, which is active during 1 day only. Colonies of seagulls live in the archipelago; dolphins inhabit the water around isles. Tourists will also be able to visit the fortress built in the 14th century, a museum, and a souvenir shop. … Open
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Top beaches and recreation areas in the region of Gran Canaria

Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Gran Canaria for a quiet and secluded summer vacation. Fascinating hidden beaches, amazing bay and coves to sunbathe and swim in the gentle waters of the resorts of Gran Canaria.
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