Gran Canaria, Canaries Holidays
Gran Canaria is the 3rd largest island in the Canaries. Enjoying a wonderfully warm climate all year round, Gran Canaria is a very popular holiday destination for the Irish catering for every kind of holiday maker. Offering both bustling lively resorts and relaxing picturesque resorts with excellent facilities and activities. An island of contrasts with its green and leafy north, a mountainous interior and the desert south. The south of the island is where the most popular tourist resorts are located including our featured resorts of Maspalomas, Playa del Ingles, Puerto Mogan, Puerto Rico and San Agustin.
Things to do in Gran Canaria, Canaries
- All year round sunshine
- Duty free
- Family favourite resorts & properties
- Great Golf Courses
- Family fun Water & Activity Parks
- Water sports
- Fantastic beaches
- Historic Walking Tours of Las Palmas City
With 230km of coastline Gran Canaria has a huge selection of beaches, from long wide sandy beaches, the sand dunes of Maspalomas, to secluded coves and rocky inlets. Playa Del Ingles boasts a 2.7km long sandy beach with a promenade and offers a multitude of leisure and water sports activities, restaurants, cafes and bars. A lively beach to go with a lively resort! For those looking to get away from the crowds San Agustin offers a quieter alternative. Puerto Rico is known as the sunniest spot on the island and offers a beautiful man-made sandy beach. A very popular resort with families. Puerto Mogan is a quaint resort often dubbed ‘Little Venice’ due to its network of canals and bridges. An upmarket resort where quality rather than quantity is the motto.
With plenty of shopping centres where you can take advantage of the duty free shopping, leisure zones for the kids, restaurants offering every type of cuisine you can think of, a buzzing nightlife in the larger resorts, excursion opportunities a-plenty, fantastic golf courses, water parks, miles of sandy beaches and a sunny climate year round it’s easy to see why Gran Canaria is such a favoured holiday destination so what are you waiting for?!