Best Things To Do in Gran Canaria

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    Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Gran Canaria, Spain

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  1. Puerto De Mogan

    #1 of 72 Things To Do in Gran Canaria
    Puerto De Mogan

    Tags: Island, Water Body, Waterfront, View Point

    Address: Puerto De Mogan, Gran Canaria, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Puerto de Mogan is situated on the south-west coast of Gran Canaria and is the most picturesque resort on the island. Residents claim that the Puerto de Mogan weather is the best in the world! This is...Read more

  2. Vital Suites Spa Centre

    #2 of 72 Things To Do in Gran Canaria
    Vital Suites Spa Centre

    Tags: Hotel, Entertainment, Spa

    Address: Av. de Gran Canaria, 80, 35100 Maspalomas, Las Palmas, Las Palmas, Spain

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Vital Suites Residence, Health & Spa is a luxurious 4-star hotel in Playa del Ingles which offers unbeatable views of the dunes, the lighthouse and the nearby golf course of Maspalomas. The Sp...Read more

  3. Palmitos Park

    #3 of 72 Things To Do in Gran Canaria
    Palmitos Park

    Tags: Park, Entertainment

    Address: Barranco de Los Palmitos s/n. 35109 Maspalomas, Gran Canaria.

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Gran Canaria’s most popular family attraction, the Palmitos Park is a zoological and botanical park, a sub-tropical oasis featuring more than 200 species of birds, an aquarium, a butterfly ...Read more

  4. Playa De Las Canteras

    #4 of 72 Things To Do in Gran Canaria
    Playa De Las Canteras

    Tags: Hotel, Bar, Restaurant, Shopping Center

    Address: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Situated between Santa Catalina and La Isleta, the district of Playa de las Canteras is Gran Canaria’s very first tourist spot. Here, you’ll find lots of hotels, restaurants, bars, offices...Read more

  5. Dunas De Maspalomas

    #5 of 72 Things To Do in Gran Canaria
    Dunas De Maspalomas

    Tags: Water Body, Waterfront, View Point, Observatory

    Address: Canarias, Maspalomas, San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Las Palmas, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A natural phenomenon, the Dunas de Maspalomas are sand dunes formed around the city’s beach. The rolling sand dunes of Maspalomas present you with the unique opportunity of being in a desert by ...Read more

  6. Aqualand Maspalomas

    #6 of 72 Things To Do in Gran Canaria
    Aqualand Maspalomas

    Tags: Water Body, Waterfront, Water Park, Entertainment

    Address: Carretera Palmitos Park, Km 3, 35100 Maspalomas, Las Palmas, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Aqualand Maspalomas is a waterpark situated in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria. Spread across 1, 30,000 sq. metres, it is the biggest water park on the island. It boasts of 33 slides, a Surf Beach, Congo Riv...Read more

  7. Holiday World Maspalomas

    #7 of 72 Things To Do in Gran Canaria
    Holiday World Maspalomas

    Tags: Amusement Park, Water Body, Waterfront, Entertainment

    Address: San Bartolomé de Tirajana district, 35100 Maspalomas, Las Palmas, Spain

    Timings: 05:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    The Holiday World leisure complex in Maspalomas is popular with both, locals as well as tourists. It offers visitors a dizzying array of amusement options. It is the largest funfair on the Canary Isla...Read more

  8. Roque Nublo

    #8 of 72 Things To Do in Gran Canaria
    Roque Nublo

    Tags: Educational Site, Monument, Entertainment, Exhibition

    Address: 35360 Tejeda, Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Roque Nublo is a volcanic rock on the island of Gran Canaria. It is situated in the municipality of Tejeda. At 80 m (262 ft) tall, a trek to the rock formation is one of the most f...Read more

  9. Eiffel Bar

    #9 of 72 Things To Do in Gran Canaria
    Eiffel Bar

    Tags: Bar, Winery, Entertainment

    Address: Avenida Estados Unidos, Planta Baja - Local N° 121 - 05/06, Yumbo Centrum, 35100 Maspalomas, Las Palmas, Spain

    Timings: 08:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    To experience Gran Canarias’s nightlife, head over to the Eiffel Bar. It was opened in August 2011 and is situated in the very popular Yumbo Commercial Centre in the heart of Playa del Ingles. A...Read more

  10. Vegueta

    #10 of 72 Things To Do in Gran Canaria
    Vegueta

    Tags: Historical Site

    Address: Vegueta, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A historic district situated in the capital city of Las Palmas, everything about the bygone days can be found in Vegueta. The layout of the district has been the same for ages- narrow stone streets bo...Read more

  11. Calle Triana

    #11 of 72 Things To Do in Gran Canaria
    Calle Triana

    Tags: Entertainment, Shopping Center, Exhibition

    Address: 35002 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    For shopping in Gran Canaria, head over to Calle Triana. It is the main shopping avenue in Gran Canaria and has everything, from high end brand boutiques to budget stores. And since it is an old distr...Read more

  12. Jardin Botanico Canario Viera Y Clavijo

    #12 of 72 Things To Do in Gran Canaria
    Jardin Botanico Canario Viera Y Clavijo

    Tags: Garden, Botanical Garden, Photo Gallery

    Address: Ctra. del Centro, Km 7, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    About 15 minutes southwest of the capital city of Gran Canaria lies the vast botanical garden Jardín Botánico Canario Viera y Clavijo. It is Spain’s largest botanical garden encomp...Read more

  13. Ingenio And Aguimes

    #13 of 72 Things To Do in Gran Canaria
    Ingenio And Aguimes

    Address: Gran Canaria, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The town of Ingenio is a beautiful town situated in Gran Canaria. It is well known for its handicraft industry- namely its lace work, ceramics and pintadera (aboriginal painted symbols). While ex...Read more

  14. Bandama

    #14 of 72 Things To Do in Gran Canaria
    Bandama

    Tags: Entertainment, Adventure, Peak

    Address: Tafira, Gran Canaria, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Up in the vineyard country, around Tafira, is the amazing Caldera de Bandama. It is a volcanic crater 1000 m (3281 ft) in diameter and 200 m (656 ft) deep, with a 569 m (1,867 ft) high peak. The peak ...Read more

  15. Casa-museo De Colon

    #15 of 72 Things To Do in Gran Canaria
    Casa-museo De Colon

    Tags: Exhibition

    Address: Calle de Colón, 1, 35001 Vegueta, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Casa de Colon (Columbus House) is one of Las Palmas’ most attractive buildings. With ornate doorways, beautiful latticed balconies, large courtyards and carved wooden cei...Read more

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  • Las Palmas Summer Evening Tour on Segway
    Las Palmas Summer Evening Tour on Segway New on TripHobo

    Duration: 1 Hrs

    Explore  the port and beach area of the City of Las Palmas, the capital of Gran Canaria in the evening. This  one h...

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  • Save 10% Afrikat Midday Fun Cruise
    Afrikat Midday Fun Cruise New on TripHobo

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Amazing value for money perfect for families or anyone that likes a lie-in on their holiday! Available every Monday, Fr...

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  • Save 10% Afrikat Sunset Cruise
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    Duration: 4 Hrs

    Enjoy as the sky turns a beautiful array of gold & red as the sun sets over the ocean as we welcome you aboard our Sunset...

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  • Save 10% Afrikat Afternoon Cruise
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    Duration: 5 Hrs

    Take advantage of the long Summer days in Gran Canaria (and enjoy a morning without the alarm clock!) and join us onboard our...

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Find more places to see in Gran Canaria

  • Cenobio de Valerón

    Santa Maria de Guia, Gran Canaria, Espana

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Castillo de la Luz

    Calle Juan Rejon, S/N

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Arqueocanaria

    Calle Ladera de Soleto, 1

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Tibicena

    Suárez Naranjo, 3

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Iglesia Santa Lucia

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Santa maría, barrio de San Francisco

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Gestion y Planeamiento Territorial y Medioambiental

    Calle Maipez, S/N

    Forests
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  • Presa de las Niñas

    Lakes
  • Presa de Soria

    Lakes
  • Presa de Chira

    Lakes
  • Presa de Chira

    Lakes
  • Soria

    Carretera de Jaen, 0

    Lakes
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  • Casa de Colón

    Calle de Colón, 1

    Museums
  • Casa Museo Antonio Padrón

    Calle Drago, 2

    Museums Landmarks
  • Museo Diocesano de Arte Sacro

    Espíritu Santo, 20

    Museums Landmarks
  • Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno

    Los Balcones, 11

    Museums Landmarks
  • Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnología

    Parque Santa Catalina, S/N

    Museums
  • Museo Canario

    Calle Doctor Verneau, 2

    Museums Landmarks
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  • Sioux City

    Lugar Cañón del Águila, S/N

    Amusement Parks
  • Holiday World

    Avenida Touroperador Tui, S/N

    Amusement Parks Restaurants Landmarks
  • Chipen Animacion Infantil

    Calle Cayetana Manrique, 47

    Amusement Parks
  • Puerto Rico

    Avenida Tomas Roca Bosch, S/N

    Amusement Parks Bars
  • Mundo Aborigen

    Carretera Fataga, Km 6

    Amusement Parks
  • Zeus Dive Center

    Avenida Italia, 2

    Landmarks Amusement Parks
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  • Fortuni las palmas

    Calle de los Martínez de Escobar, 1

    Bars
  • Cafeteria

    Avenida José Mesa y López, 74

    Restaurants Bars
  • Ricky's Cabaret Bar

    Bars Landmarks Music and Show Venues
  • Café Central

    Numancia, 85

    Restaurants Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • Restaurante Bodegón Lagunetas

    Calle Constantino, 16

    Restaurants Bars
  • Real Club Nautico de Gran Canaria

    Calle León y Castillo, 308

    Restaurants Bars Entertainment
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  • Gran Casino de las Palmas

    Calle Simón Bolívar, 3

    Casinos and Gaming Restaurants
  • Gran Casino Costa Meloneras

    Mar Mediterráneo, 1

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Gran Casino de las Palmas

    Leon y Castillo, 227

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Casino de Galdar

    Calle Capitán Quesada, 7

    Casinos and Gaming Landmarks
  • Real Casino de Santa Brigida

    Calle Calvo Sotelo, S/N

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Casino de Aguimes

    Plaza Ntra. Sra. del Rosario, 4

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • S.c.artesanal de Mujeres de Valsequillo la Tia Claudina

    Tajinaste, S/N

    Natural Parks
  • Elaborados Carnicos las Palmas de G.C.

    Carretera Marzagán-Sabinal, 38

    Natural Parks
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  • Parque Madera y Corcho

    Dog Parks
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  • Playa de las Canteras

    Beaches
  • Playa de las Alcaravaneras

    Beaches
  • Meloneras Playa

    P.º Meloneras las Meloneras, S/N

    Beaches
  • Playa de las Canteras

    Pso. de las Canteras, 68

    Beaches
  • Playa de Amadores

    Playa Amadores, S/N

    Beaches
  • Dunas de Maspalomas

    Beaches
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