Gran Canaria Resorts guide, we are going to try to explain you why different people from all over the world have their own little favourite place, first we are going to show you a map of Gran Canaria so you can see where the resorts are in the island.
On the other side of the island you can find Las Palmas and which is the capital of the island and Agaete beach resort on the north west of the island, but the main resorts you can see in the map below.
Clockwise following the airport on the top right you will find Bahia Feliz, San Agustin, Maspalomas / Playa del Ingles, Meloneras then carry on along the coast Arguineguin, Patalavaca, Puerto Rico, Taurito and Puerto de Mogán.
Gran Canaria Resorts Map
Playa del Ingles Holidays
The biggest resort on the island, whether you are after a family holiday in Gran Canaria or you are looking for the best night life on the island.
Playa del Ingles is one of the main Gay Friendly Areas in Spain, specially around the Jumbo Center.
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A fantastic place specially for those who dont like hills, Maspalomas is located between Meloneras and Playa del Ingles.
The fantastic Maspalomas Dunes are located in this resort and is one of the must see places when visiting Gran Canaria.
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Puerto Rico Gran Canaria Holidays
Puerto Rico is one of the most popular resorts for the british tourists.
With two fantastic beaches and probably the best weather on the whole island Puerto Rico is a popular choice for Gran Canaria visitors.
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Meloneras is the most modern resort in Gran Canaria in Meloneras you will find some of the best hotels in Gran Canaria.
Have a walk on the promenade where you will find plenty of designer shops
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Puerto de Mogan Holidays
Known as the Venice of Canarias, Puerto de Mogan is probably the prettiest resort in Gran Canaria, walking around Puerto de Mogan´s fantastic marina is a must if you are on holiday in Gran Canaria.
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Looking for a family holiday in Gran Canaria, how waterpark in your door step a two minutes walk to the neares beach and all inclusive sounds? and if you stay in one of the paradise hotels in Taurito you get the entrance to the Waterpark for Free,
Visit our Taurito page to get more information.
There are more areas in Gran Canaria where you can stay, still in the south you have San Agustin the first proper resort on the island, more than 50 years ago.
Along the coast we find Bahia Feliz a little resort designed for families and not far from Playa del Ingles and San Agustin and the nearest resort to Gran Canaria Airport.
In the south west you will find Arguineguin, a little fishing village which in the winter is visited specially from scandinavian people to spend the winter months in the south or to have a holiday in one of the fantastic hotels in Arguineguin.