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Active Leisure on the Las Palmas Coast

Various options for active leisure are waiting for you on the coast of Las Palmas. For example, the waves of the Atlantic Ocean create peculiar pipes due to a certain structure of the bottom on Confital beach. You will conquer them by doing bodyboarding and surfing. The sandy beach of Las Canteras is 3 kilometers long. The natural coral reef of La Barra separates it from the Atlantic. There are no big waves here because of this. So if you like surfing its southern part will suit you. There are surf schools there.
More than twenty colorful festivals are held in Las Palmas during the year. Those are bright carnivals and music concerts, fairs and religious celebrations; all national holidays would be … Open
You can also go fishing in the open ocean or go on a boat trip. You can play football, volleyball, and go skydiving. You can also go sailing or canoeing. The waves are the highest on La Laja beach. It is covered with black sand. They will give you the most exciting sensations when you conquer them while standing on a surfboard.

Go Yachting

If you like boat trips you can visit the many yacht clubs located on the beaches of Las Palmas. You will rent a beautiful snow-white boat, pass instructions, and go on a boat trip across the expanses of the Atlantic Ocean along the city coast. You will enjoy the salty wind and city views while traveling. You can also meet turtles, beluga whales, and friendly dolphins. Copyright
The major attraction of the island is El Museo Canario founded in 1879. It is located in a beautiful historic building. Its spacious rooms host priceless collection of archaeological … Open

Excursion to the Underwater Museum

You will find several places where you can go diving near Las Palmas. For example, you will take a scuba dive in the underwater cave of La Catedral. Its length is 45 meters. You can also dive to the reef located at a depth of 8 meters and protecting Las Canteras. You will also have the opportunity to see ships sunk near the coast. Barracudas live there.
Fotos Teatro Perez Galdós Las Palmas de Gran Canaria You will also have the opportunity to visit the underwater museum. It covers an area of 2.5 thousand square meters. Its sculptures are made of materials that do not harm the environment. They are located at a depth of 12 meters. The sculptures are visible even when you are sitting in a boat. You will dive under the water and get to the exhibition to view it for 60 minutes.
The promenade and Las Canteras Beach, located next to it, are considered the most crowded and busy places of the resort. Visitors can sit on beach chairs and take sun bathes, or take a boat … Open

Tours from Las Palmas

If you want to see the natural attractions located in the vicinity of Las Palmas you can fulfill your desire on any day of the week by choosing the route you are interested in. You can go on excursions to the Pico de las Nieves Mountain. Its height is 1,949 meters. It is the highest point of the island of Gran Canaria. You can also go to the Roque Nublo Mountain with its huge stone monolith. The height of the peak is 1,813 meters. You will also have the opportunity to go on a tour to the Bandama volcano and the archaeological complexes of Galdar.
Firgas "La Villa del Agua" Gran Canaria

Walk along the Crest of the Guanapay Volcano Crater

If you arrive in Teguise from Las Palmas you can go to the museum of piracy. It is located in Santa Bárbara Castle. It is open from 9:00 to 15:00 on weekdays and from 09:30 to 14:30 on Sundays. You will have the opportunity to see the museum's exhibition during the period when it is open to the public. You can also walk around the crater of the Guanapay volcano, admiring the beautiful panoramic views from a height of 450 meters. The road to natural attraction is closed at other times.
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Take a Look at the Crater of the Bandama Volcano

An eruption of lava from the Bandama volcano, located near Las Palmas, occurred only 1 time about 5000 years ago. Various plants, including vineyards, grow at the bottom of its crater today. It was even named after one of the farmers who grew grapes on the volcano, which is no longer active. You can see it by following the mountain path to the top of Pico de Bandama. It reaches a height of 574 meters. You will admire the city, the Atlantic Ocean, and look into a deep crater with a diameter of 800 meters standing here.
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Survived castles around Las Palmas
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Cristóbal' Canary Islands, 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Fortress of Santa Catalina' Canary Islands, 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of la Luz' Canary Islands, 5.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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