The resort of Meloneras is the newest resort in Gran Canaria next to the beach of Maspalomas, Meloneras is a resort a bit different to others in Gran Canaria.
Meloneras consists of the famous Meloneras promenade which goes from Maspalomas Lighthouse to Meloneras Beach. Most of the hotels in the resort have a connecting door to that promenade. Then you can choose to go for a stroll either to Meloneras Beach or towards Maspalomas Lighthouse where its the start for the famous Maspalomas Dunes.
Restaurants and Bars in Meloneras
Meloneras is a fantastic place for food and drinks you will find some of the best restaurants in Gran Canaria in Meloneras promenade and in Meloneras shopping center.
In Meloneras promenade you will find plenty of cafes and restaurants, you will find the only Starbucks on the south of Gran Canaria and Cafe de Paris one of the most popular cafes on the island.
Shopping in Meloneras
Meloneras beach is at the end of the promenade, this area is probably one of the best areas to walk in Gran Canaria as is nearly flat promenade, you will find luxury shops and different types of restaurants and people from all over the island residents and tourist come in the evenings to enjoy a nice walk and one of the best sunsets on the island.
Best Hotels in Meloneras
Meloneras is the home for some of the best hotels on the island, in Meloneras you will find mainly two group of hotels 3 of the best Lopesan Hotels, Lopesan Costa Meloneras, Lopesan Villa del Conde and Lopesan Baobab, and then the Riu Hotels with Hotel Riu Palace Meloneras and the Riu Gran Canaria.
Another hotel in the resort is the H10 Playa Meloneras Palace this 5 star hotel is located a bit away from the other hotels at the other side of the promenade next to Meloneras Beach and offers a five star service with the possibility of booking on an all inclusive basis.
Nearest Resorts to Meloneras
On the other side the nearest resort if we can call it resort to Meloneras is Pasito Blanco which is a private residential area, with plenty of private houses and villas to rent for tourist, and along that road you will get to Arguineguin and Anfi del Mar.
Canarian Handcraft Fair
Several times a year, there is a handcraft fair held by the lighthouse and promenade. You will be sure to find some interesting gifts and souvenirs here, you can even watch the craftspeople making them including carvings, small replica Canarian houses, jewellery and glass-blown gifts.