Gran Canaria is an old classic when it comes to family holidays, and a visit here can be enjoyed year-round thanks to the much-adored Canarian climate. Our villas in Gran Canaria are located close to the golden sand dunes of Maspalomas in the south, and in the nearby prestigious Salobre Golf Resort offering everything you could need in one complex. Getting out and about couldn’t be easier, with some of the island’s finest beaches, lively resort centres and traditional villages full of charm all within close proximity of our Gran Canaria villas.
Much like its neighbouring islands of Lanzarote and Tenerife, Gran Canaria comprises of a dramatic volcanic landscape, with the centre of the island dominated by mountain terrain – ideal for hiking and exploring traditional villages. Many of our villas to rent in Gran Canariaare near the coast, where you’ll be dazzled by the glorious stretches of sand and ample swimming and water sports opportunities. Golf is very popular here too – why not enjoy the best of both worlds at Salobre Golf Resort?
Beaches in Gran Canaria
You’ll encounter sun-drenched beaches all over the third largest Canary Island, with a rich variety of gold, white and even black volcanic sands lining the coast. Our Gran Canaria villas are close to the beautiful, manicured sands in Maspalomas – where a beach of over 6km and hundreds of hectares of sand dunes awaits.
Nightlife in Gran Canaria
Maspalomas is awash with lively bars and clubs close to the popular Playa del Inglés, whilst you can also enjoy a more chilled out evening with live music and ocean views in nearby Meloneras or Bahia Feliz. Our Gran Canaria villas offer plenty of options for entertaining yourselves without leaving the villa, perfect if you want to enjoy a night in too!
Food and Drink in Gran Canaria
Our villas in Gran Canariahave fully equipped kitchens and barbecues for you to cook up a feast in the comfort of your surrounds. For a change of scenery, restaurants all around the island serve a whole variety of international cuisines, but it’s also worth sampling some of the local specialities. Fresh seafood is always a popular option, or why not try Sancocho – a broth made from fish and vegetables and served with Canarian potatoes. Wash it down with a glass of the local red wine and you’re all set!
History and Culture in Gran Canaria
Las Palmas is Gran Canaria’s capital and cultural hub where you can potter around the cobbled streets and be inspired by its rich past. Gothic cathedrals, fascinating architecture and archaic museums tell the tale of the island’s history. Guests can easily combine their relaxation on picturesque beaches of Maspalomas with the exploration of local landmarks. Our Gran Canaria villasare close to several historic sites in the area including the Faro de Maspalomas lighthouse, the perfect place to set off on a walk into the famous sand dunes.