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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

A city that will surprise you

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

If you want to travel to an urban destination that offers everything, then Las Palmas de Gran Canaria needs to be at the top of your list. Here you will discover a cosmopolitan city where you can swim in the urban beaches, practice water sports, savour the excellent cuisine (both local and international), enjoy local festivals and nightlife any time of the year, and experience the best climate in the world with an average yearly temperature of 23oC.

Thousands of activities for you to enjoy

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria features breathtaking landscapes and one of the best urban beaches in Europe. Playa de Las Canteras stretches 22 kilometres and is home to a natural reef that protects the beach from the waves and currents of the Atlantic Ocean, and also provides spectacular snorkelling. The city also offers areas such as La Cicer for surfers, and El Confital Beach which is an incredible bay being conserved in the city. All of these locations are close to ART Las Palmas, as well as a popular avenue full of shops, restaurants, and leisure activities. So what area are we talking about exactly? Well, from the port area to the highly sought after area of Triana, and then the Vagueta Old Town which includes the historic Plaza de Santa Ana and the Cathedral, as well as the commercial area of Calle Mesa y López which features a variety of shops such as El Corte Inglés and numerous restaurants offering local and international cuisine.

DESTINATION & ACTIVITIES

  • CARNIVAL

    One of the oldest festivals and with history that exists on the island, becoming today a great social and economic impact for Gran Canaria. Take the opportunity to enjoy the famous International Drag Queen Gala or the Queen's Gala. Live one of the funniest carnivals in Spain.
  • SPORT ON THE BEACH

    Enjoy being able to do sports outdoors on the best urban beach in Europe, with volleyball, beach tennis, paddle surf ...
  • BEACHES

    Las Canteras, El Confital, La Cicer...choose a different urban beach every day. The island is also home to over 100 other beaches.
  • HIKING

    Hiking around the island will take you to stunning landscapes such as those of Barranco de Azuaje, Los Tilos de Moya, and Barranco de los Cernícalos. Roque Nublo is also another incredible destination that allows you to see the neighbouring island of Tenerife with its imposing Teide mountain, Picos de las Nieves, and Tamabada Natural Park.
  • GOLF

    Golf lovers can enjoy the 8 golf courses found on the island of Gran Canaria, one of them (Las Palmeras Golf) which is a mere 800 metres away.
  • SURFING

    Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is considered one of the best surfing destination in Spain, with popular surfing competitions held just metres from ART Las Palmas along the area of La Cicer in the north of the island.
  • ALFREDO KRAUS AUDITORIUM

    One of the best lyrical tenors from the second half of the 20th century, the great Alfredo Kraus, enjoys an auditorium in his name which now features the Gran Canaria Philharmonic Orchestra, seasons of opera, acoustic concerts, meeting and social events...and it is just metres from ART Las Palmas.
  • SAILING

    In the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Sporting Pier you will find the Juan Carlos I Sailing School, which is ideal for those wanting to go sailing in the Atlantic Ocean.