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Gran Canaria is a great holiday destination, whether you are young or old in a family or with a group of friends, there is a resort in Gran Canaria that will suit your needs! It has an abundant of attractions and sightseeing places for you to visit whilst holidaying in Gran canaria. Depending whether you are planning an active holiday or relaxing beach holiday, Gran Canaria has something for everyone!!!

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If you are looking for a relaxing beach holiday or to visit the beach during you active holiday then look no further, Gran Canaria has a variety of beaches for you to enjoy, they are exquisite, almost 60km of the 236km of the coastal line around the island are beaches or various descriptions and some are completely unique! There is a brilliant beach in the largest tourist area of the island, Playa del Ingles, it has some of the most beautiful beaches of the island either side! Together with Maspalomas and San Agustín it is the biggest holiday complex in the whole of Spain!! This beach has fun and sun as it offers all kinds of leisure and sports activities such as sailing, windsurfing, jet-ski, water skiing plus lots, lots more !! Plus many beach bars and restaurants, whatever you feel like doing... you can find it there! With the wonderful array of beaches for you to choose from in Gran Canaria, Just be warned most beaches in the popular tourist resorts are during the high seasons absolutely packed out! Also a lot of these beaches can be divided up unknowingly and you could suddenly find yourself at a nudist beach or a popular beach for the gay community!

 

Sport in Gran Canaria is at its plenty, whether you enjoy tennis, water sports, fishing, rock climbing or just walking you can find it around the island! There are also six golf clubs in Gran Canaria all relatively modern and set in amazing surroundings!

If you are planning or looking for more of an active holiday there are plenty of places for you to visit and things to do in Gran Canaria! Including the Water parks, of which there are three all located in the south of the Island, Aquasur, Ocean Park and Aqua Park. In total there are eight theme and amusement parks, which include; Palmitos Park which is a subtropical oasis and Zoo, Holiday World which is a leisure and amusement park, Sioux City a wild west town that has Cowboy and Indian fights and many other wild western attractions, Mundo Aborigen Located overlooking the Barranco de Fataga, which is the biggest and most dramatic gorge on the island, The Mundo Aborigen is a reconstruction of an ancient Canary village devoted entirely to the Guanche way of life. Cocodrilo Park - a Crocodile Park, this is a park that is devoted to adopting ill treated animals, buying them privately and from circuses, it started with just a few crocodile and now they have the  largest collections in Europe! Among the animals are also, Monkeys and Tigers, it is family run and its proceeds from the entry fee go to the upkeep of the park! Cactualdea - a cactus park, Reptilandia Park - Reptile Park, Pueblo Canario - a Canary Village, where you can experience true Canarian culture!

Other Tourist Attractions on the island of Gran Canaria include Museums, Monuments and Historical Architectural buildings that are extremely impressive , Churches, Botanical Gardens and lots lots more! There is also water sports and Whale and Dolphin excursions like many of the other Canary Islands! When visiting Gran Canaria it is a must to go exploring the island you will see many wonderful views and scenery, in the mountains, forests, coastal and spectacular beaches or sand dunes!

Gran Canaria boast's six golf courses and there four more under construction at present! With the all year round weather no wonder it has become one of the top destinations for a golfing holiday!! Three of the courses are based in the south and three are in the north, although there is only a radius of 50km between them so you can try your and at all of the different golf courses. The golf courses have been designed by the most prestigious international golf course designers and they all boast exceptional features. Most of the golf courses on the island were only recently built, which means that you will find modern courses conceived for the most demanding players. There is no doubt why national and international tournaments are held here throughout the year.

If your into your watersports then the Canary Islands is a brilliant place to go, Gran Canaria has held the PWA World Classic Grand Prix. With several windsurfing and diving school's if your a beginner or want to brush up on your skills you can. It is also ideal for surfing, bodyboarding, deep sea fishing, Parascending, Jet and water skiing, sailing and has  great coves for snorkeling and shipwrecks and marine reserves for scuba diving, there are also many diving schools across the island in the main resorts where you can take diving course's from beginners to the more advanced.

The nightlife in Gran Canaria can be whatever you want it to be, if you want to party the night away Gran Canaria has an array of bars, restaurants and discos that enable's you to party until the early hours, Or maybe you are looking for more of a sophisticated nightlife where you can dine and drink under the stars, away from the hustle and bustle well there are resorts in Gran Canaria that have that too! If its partying you want then there's no where better than the two main Gran Canaria's resort hotspots, Playa del Ingles and Puerto Rico, these resorts come to life at night, You’ll find everything here from dance bars, piano bars and cocktail bars to lively discos that throb until breakfast time. In San Augustin and Las Palmas you can take in a show at the casino and then try your luck at the gaming tables.

Gran Canaria is still one of the top holiday destination for Gay people, down in the south it caters for day and night! Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles being the biggest gay resort in Europe!

The weather in Gran Canaria is very similar to the rest of the Canary island with a wonderful warm climate throughout the year! During the winter months the temperature varies between 18 - 20 degrees Celsius and for the rest of the year 22 degrees Celsius and up!

Around the main resorts there are plenty of either Ocean front or complex Villas for you to rent, apartments in complex's and Hotels that range from basic - somewhere for you to just lay your head to luxurious with a wide range of facilities! All available for your stay in this amazing island!

Whatever your preference for your holiday, you will never be stuck for anything to do and far from bored!

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