Gran Canaria Holiday Guide

You’ll find that the paradise island of Gran Canaria is located in the Atlantic Ocean, 130 miles from the African coast. It's the third largest of the Canary Islands and has Fuerteventura and Tenerife as its neighbours. Las Palmas, situated in the north east of the island is its capital.

Gran Canaria is an island of contrasts, has a great mix of people and keeps local traditions alive as well as catering for the holidaymaker. Crammed with culture, sandy beaches and enjoying a sunny climate, Gran Canaria is a great destination all year round. So whenever you want to escape for a break the delights of Gran Canaria are waiting for you!

From the cooler north to the sunnier south, this perfect holiday island has everything the most discerning traveller could wish for; the great diversity of climate, flora and fauna has led to this island being dubbed "The Miniature Continent". Where else can you find acres of sand dunes against a backdrop of verdant mountains within easy reach of some of the best hotels, clubs, bars and cafés in Europe?

Gran Canaria has a lot to offer the tourist. The south is the most popular containing such delights as Puerto de Mogán (a picturesque village also known as Little Venice), Puerto Rico, Maspalomas, Meloneras, San Agustín and the famous Playa del Inglés. But with their spectacular views and landscapes, make sure you don't miss the rugged north and west coasts, and island's interior.

Enjoying warm weather all year round Gran Canaria offers you a wealth of choices. You’ll find everything you’re looking forward in order to relax, have fun and soak up the atmosphere of this great island. From the moment you step off the plane you’ll know you’ve come to the right place and with a great choice of package deals, hotels and flights to the island, it's never been easier to holiday in Gran Canaria.


Essential Holiday Information.

You'll find all the information you need to plan and prepare for your holiday. There is also plenty of related material. More here...

Places to See.

We show you all the best places to visit. Whatever your taste - you'll find something to interest you! More here...

Weather & Climate.

Check out the current weather in Gran Canaria, temperature forecasts, satellite images and the annual averages. More here...

Holidays & Hotels.

A wealth of travel services to help you here, find flights, car rentals, quality hotels and other tourism services.

Whatever you are looking for in your holiday, Spain-Grancanaria has the answers. Would you like to hire a car? Do you want to stay in the best hotels the island has to offer? Of course you do…

We have specially chosen a selection of 4 and 5-star luxury hotels all over the island so depending on where in Gran Canaria you would like to go, we can guarantee you quality accommodation with a promise that you will not be disappointed. All of our hotels have been carefully selected and cater for all types of holidaymakers from courting couples to families or lone travelers to large groups of friends. Here you will find our great offers and discover how you can afford to stay in classy, stylish and up market hotels without breaking the bank. We also have a range of car rentals if you fancy getting behind the wheel and touring the island in the sunshine. More here...
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