The Canary Islands is one of the most beautiful Canary Islands, except for Tenerife of course (!), and offers visitors lots of different beaches to enjoy during their stay there. We’ve lined up some of the best Gran Canaria beaches for you to enjoy if you ever go on a holiday there, or if you’re on holiday there right now and are looking for a fun new place to explore.
Playa de las Canteras- This is a 5km long beach that is sheltered by a rocky lagoon called “The bar”. It’s one of the most popular beaches in the Las Palmas area and it has a large sports area at one end for fun games like beach volley ball and football as well as a relaxing sandy area for sunbathing.
Playa de ingles- This is a lovely beach near all the hotels in the area and as such it can sometimes get really busy. After you’ve spent a day on the sand you can while away the afternoon in one of the many cafés and restaurants in the area.
Playa de Maspalomas- This is truly an amazing beach and has a beautiful lighthouse at one end of it and lovely rolling sand dunes at the other end. There’s a small lake area just before you hit the sea which makes it a very unusual beach to explore!
Playa de Mogan- If you like looking at boats and old fashioned harbours this is the beach for you, and the playa de Mogan is a beautiful beach area surrounded by canals and the sea which allows you to have some gorgeous views as you relax there.
As you can see, Gran Canaria is truly the place to be if you want a fabulous beach holiday!