Holidays in Maspalomas, on the southern tip of the Canary Island of Gran Canaria, mean only one thing - chilling out on the beaches in the hot sunshine. And what beaches they are too - the 6kms of soft white blue-flag sands are joined by the spectacular undulating sand dunes. Famous the world over, the Maspalomas dunes are home to rare species of flora and fauna and a favourite haunt for nudists too. Away from the sands, you'll find plenty to entertain you, with everything from theme parks to golf courses to shopping close at hand. And when it comes to eating out, the Faro area around the lighthouse has a stretch of al fresco restaurants to tempt your tastebuds. Take a walk along the promenade or over the sand dunes to the neighbouring resort of Playa del Ingles. Add in a good choice of accommodation and year-round sunshine and it's easy to see why a holiday in Maspalomas is a popular choice!
Holidays in Maspalomas are packed with things to see and do. Sun worshippers and beach lovers can catch the rays on the beach. For more active pursuits, join in the water sports, with everything from paragliding to scuba diving, there is also an Aqua park and a number of boat trips to neighboring areas. An absolute must is a camel ride through the wonderful sand dunes of Maspalomas. A very popular attraction is the Holiday Horld amusement park which covers everything a traditional theme park would with rides, bowling alley, stalls play grounds and amusements, but there is more to this amusement park it also has a health and wellness centre, two nightclubs and a hightech gym.
There are a variety of bars to choose from with everything from karaoke to salsa inside, the Maspalomas plaza is the best area to go for nightlife. If it is a club you are looking for then visit the Holiday World amusement park, where there are two night clubs, for an extremely lively night then nearby Playa Del Ingles is where to go.
As with any resort there are a range of cuisines on offer from a variety of bars, the majority of restaurants double as bars in the evening and will have entertainment on during and after your meal. So whether youre looking for pizza or fabulous seafood, then you will find it in Maspalomas and usually not at a great expense.
Popular destinations in the Canaries you may be interested in:
Corralejo, Costa Caleta, Costa Teguise, Lanzarote, Los Cristianos, Maspalomas, Playa de las Americas, Playa Blanca, Playa del Ingles, Puerto de la Cruz, Puerto del Carmen, Puerto Rico