Variety of Beaches in Gran Canaria

'View over Amadores beach on Gran Canaria, Spain' - Gran Canaria Island
'View over Amadores beach on Gran Canaria, Spain' Kalin Eftimov / Shutterstock

If you are looking for sun and beaches, Gran Canaria is the best destination. Almost all its beaches with golden sand are unique for its attractions and its conditions. It has all the amenities to spend a quiet day with full confidence on its high quality water.

Gran Canaria has 60 miles of beaches, from the impressive Maspalomas with 250 acres of dunes by the sea, to the lively and cosmopolitan beach of the capital: Las Canteras. With an average annual temperature of 20 º C. (19-20 ° C inside the water), it has a unique ecosystem, with different fish habitats and abundant wealth.This beach is very popular with a great multitude and variety of foreign visitors as well as the vast majority of the inhabitants of the city, who can enjoy it any time of year thanks to static climate that characterizes it.

One to the other side of Gran Canaria, the beaches can be enjoyed all year round because of the climate of the island. It also has nearly thirty nude beaches.

The most touristic area and where the largest number of hotels and apartments are, as well as all kinds of leisure facilities, and also the area where you can find the best beaches is from Tarajalillo to Mogan. The area enjoys a year-round dry and sunny weather. The mountains retain clouds from the north, allowing the south of Gran Canaria to enjoy clear skies most days of the year.

A few examples of all the activities that are being offered all over the island are Beach Soccer, Beach Volleyball, Beach Rugby, Beach Paddle, Thai Chi, Walking, or simply admiring the beautiful scenery. Concerning sea activities, surfing, wind surfing, kite surfing, bugui, swimming, sailing, remo and all motor activities are among the favorites. Each activity is assigned to a specific 'zone', so that everyone can enjoy their favorite sport without upsets or incidents.

From north to south, the beaches have developed an extensive offer of leisure activities related to the island's maritime lifestyle. The excellent infrastructure allows visitors to choose between fishing, sailing, diving and windsurfing. All with full guarantee to make any dream come true any day of the year.