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Gran Canaria

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Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is more than just one of the world's most celebrates beach destinations. Get active at one of the island's many locations for diving, surfing, and hiking - you can even scale Roque Nublo, Gran Canaria's iconic "Cloud Rock". With such diverse landscapes, it's no wonder this island has been dubbed "The Little Continent".

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Aqualand Maspalomas
Carretera Palmitos Park, Km 3, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria's largest water park boasts over 40 slides and attractions. It's fun for all the family, from infants up to grandparents. A visit to Aqualand is not just an activity — it's a full day of aquatic adventure and excitement.

Palmitos Park
Barranco de los Palmitos, s/n, 35109, Maspalomas

Bird species from every continent, a 20-hectare botanical garden, exotic flora and spectacular shows await you at this Gran Canaria icon. To save money, you can buy a combined park ticket, which also gives you access to Aqualand Maspalomas.

Las Cumbres Mesón del Cordero
Avenida de Tirajana, 11, Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas

Las Cumbres Mesón del Cordero is the place to go for succulent and tender roasted lamb, usually paired with delicious potatoes and onions to soak up all the flavour.

El Novillo Precoz
Calle Portugal, 9, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

El Novillo Precoz is often referred to as the best steak restaurant on the island. It's not often you pay over 30 Euro for a steak in the Canary Islands, but don't be deterred — El Novillo Precoz will offer you an extraordinary taste experience.

Calle Mayor de Triana
Calle Mayor de Triana, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria's main high street is where the locals like to do their shopping. It's also where they like to have a coffee, grab a bite to eat, and enjoy a drink. Expect to find lots of bars, cafés and restaurants, along with a plethora of shops.

Centro Comercial Las Arenas
Carretera del Rincón, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

As well as bars, restaurants and a cinema, there are free activities to keep the kids entertained at this shopping centre in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. This is the last shopping centre you'll encounter before leaving the capital on the GC-2.

Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria (LPA)
GC-1, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

You'll find the Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria (LPA) roughly halfway between capital Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the island's southern resorts. It's 24km south of the capital city and 30km north of Playa del Inglés. There's a taxi rank at the airport plus Global bus stops.

Public Transport

You can get to more or less anywhere on the island by Global bus (www.globalsu.net). The capital has two bus stations, in Parque San Telmo and Parque Santa Catalina. If you're travelling around Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, look out for Guaguas Municipales' yellow buses to cut journey times.

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