On all inclusive Gran Canaria holidays you can sunbathe for 340 days a year in an average temperature of 22 degrees. This is just two of the reasons why Gran Canaria is a hugely popular holiday choice for sun-seeking Brits. Below are some more reasons why you should choose holidays in Gran Canaria during August, October or December .
Cheap all inclusive holidays in Gran Canaria are famous for its excellent beaches. There are the favourite Playa del Ingles with its golden stretch of fantastic beach backed by hotels, bars and restaurants and offering a wide range of water sports. Then there’s the neighbouring much quieter Maspalomas with its Sahara-style sand dunes backed by a handful of open air restaurants and hotels. Sunbathing means serious business on holidays in Gran Canaria. Perhaps you are looking for something much more peaceful head to the tranquil beaches at San Agustin, Bahia Feliz, Puerto Morgan or Puerto Rico.
Weather in Gran Canaria
Dry and sunny most of the year-round, and with continuous spring-like conditions, Gran Canaria is the perfect climate for all holidaymakers; everything from the golden tanned sun-worshippers to nature- fans equally. Temperatures through winter and summer can give lows and highs between 23C to 27C. Gran Canaria may not face the extreme high temperatures of summer that other destination encounter, but the sun is no less strong.
At times the island experiences very hot winds that blow from the Sahara, these will produce higher temperatures. Sea temperatures are lovely all through the year and range from 22C in the summer to a pleasant 18C during the winter.
Choose from the following resorts in Gran Canaria:
All inclusive in Puerto Rico sits steeply on the parts of the hills that surround it, so certain parts may not be appropriate for individuals with walking difficulties. Along the attractive harbour there’s a tidy promenade with bars and cafes, where at night-time you can enjoy the focal points that give you a choice of entertainment from karaoke to curry and nightlife for all ages.
Maspalomas holidays are famous for sand dunes and is home to a selection of plants and wildlife. The dunes’ standing as an environment for nature means that the lively resort of Playa del Ingles beside it can’t spread any closer. The vast and loud party town is far enough away not to bother you if you want some tranquillity, but still close enough if you fancy having a night on the town.
Playa Del Ingles
Standing at the steps down to many bars in Kasbah Centre you can understand precisely why all inclusive Playa del Ingles holidays are in the most popular holiday destination in Gran Canaria. The beach is down below and in the distance you will see the famous sand dunes of Maspalomas. Food and drink are a popular pastime here and you will be sure of a fantastic choice of both.
With over 150 miles of coastline, clear skies and warm waters you will want all inclusive holidays in Gran Canaria to include water sports. As well as windsurfing, a holiday in Gran Canaria has lots of other water activities, surfing and bodyboarding, pedaloes, banana boats, jet skiing, parascending, water skiing and kayaking and more.
The wonderful climate and constant winds mean that Gran Canaria is an excellent venue for yachting and sailing. With numerous harbours and marinas, and plenty of sailing schools on the island offering equipment hire and tuition, taking to the seas to explore the Atlantic and the islands’ coastline is an extremely popular pastime whilst on holiday.
Gran Canarias’ volcanic past gives a treasure of enchanting underwater scenes for enthusiastic divers. They are filled with rich marine life with a display of wrecks and caves. There are dive centres all over the Gran Canaria, with possibly the most popular areas being the marine reserve at El Cabron and the holiday resorts of Pasito Blanco and Las Palmas.
During summer in Gran Canaria, a popular holiday activity is big-game fishing. Trips set off from many harbours including the resorts of Puerto Rico, Puerto de Mogan and Pasito Blanco. The plush waters of the Atlantic offer thrilling sport for fishermen with a plenty of marlin, tuna, barracuda and albacore. All inclusive in Gran Canaria is a fisherman’s dream, include a holiday with fishing.
Away from the beaches, the splendid heart of Gran Canaria is a retreat for walkers. A popular destination for hikers and nature-lovers you will soon know why this island is also known as the miniature continent, offering a collection of stunning natural beauty, with more than 30 protected areas and an wide-ranging arrangement of paths and trails.
Travel across the sand dunes of Las Maspalomas in an extraordinary style, by camel safari. Experience an exciting and cherished holiday activity at the same time as enjoying the delightful scenery and stunning backdrops of the region, a proper taste of the desert.
Holidays in Gran Canaria all inclusive also have a variety of theme parks, with family attractions like water parks at Aquasur and Ocean Park, or the bird and animal centres at Palmitos Park and Crocodile Park. Family holidays in Gran Canaria can also enjoy the funfair at Holiday World and party nights with grown up fun at the WiId West park Sioux City.
Map of Gran Canaria, Canary Islands Spain
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