One of Gran Canaria's most prominent attractions, Maspalomas’ rolling dunes conjure up the image of the Sahara Desert. These giant beauties originated during the last ice age when sand, from the bottom of the ocean, was blown towards the island’s coast. Whether you explore this area on foot or admire it from afar, it's a magical place.
Welcome to one of the most popular family attractions in the whole of Gran Canaria. Here, guests you have the opportunity to swim with dolphins with their exclusive dolphin encounters, as well as being able to explore the aquarium, bird centre, ‘Island of Primates’ and the reptile area. It’s a place of amazement and education, so there’s something for everyone.
No matter where you’re staying in Gran Canaria, you’re never much more than an hour from the capital, so there’s no excuse not to pay this bustling thriving urban centre at least once on your holiday. It’s home to over more than 400,000 inhabitants people and everything from hipster hangouts to volcanic craters can be found here. There’s also an excellent botanical garden which shows off everything that can be grown in this fascinating climate.
Located in the centre of the Gran Canaria, this is one of the biggest natural crags in the world, and stands almost 2,000m above sea level. The crag itself is about 80m deep and has long been a place of spiritual and archaeological significance to inhabitants of Gran Canaria.