The island is often called as “a continent in miniature” and it’s not a surprise that there are a lot of interesting places to visit in Gran Canaria.
The perfect climate of the Canary Islands allows enjoy the sun and the beaches all year round. 236 kilometres of coastline means that there are a lot of beaches of all types, from rocky in the northern part and sandy in the south. Naturally, the beaches are one of the best places to visit in Gran Canaria.
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Cathedral of Canary Islands, Plaza de Santa Ana
However, the island is known not only for the beaches, sunny climate or water sports, but there are also plenty of nightlife places to visit in Gran Canaria. You can choose from different nightclubs, pubs, bars, karaoke bars, casinos, bowling alleys and floor shows. The southern resorts together with Las Palmas are the most popular nightspots on the island.
Gran Canaria can be proud of its astonishing capital city of Las Palmas, founded in 1478 and now counting more than 350,000 residents. The island is also known of its well established resorts in the south, such as Maspalomas and Playa del Inglés. For the best resorts in Gran Canaria take a look at Luxury-Resort-Guide.com. And there are many more beautiful places to visit in Gran Canaria, such as Pico de las Nieves, the highest point of the island, historic towns, picturesque fishing villages, the Tamadaba pinewood or many of the island’s water reservoirs. Visit SingleTripAdvisor for the list of the best things to do in Gran Canaria.
For those who want to get out of the beach and are interested in island’s history and culture, there are many museums in Gran Canaria.
Just take a bus, taxi or rent a car, because there are many great places to visit in Gran Canaria for all tastes, from golden sand dunes of Maspalomas and Roque Nublo to nightclubs and historical buildings in Las Palmas.