Beaches in Gran Canaria

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Beaches in Gran Canaria

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  • JKB59
    Linlithgow, UK615 contributions
    This is an incredible, long beach and promenade used by locals and tourists. With an array of restaurants and bars, golden sand and sensational surf as well as facilities for beach sports and sunbathing it has something for everyone.

    During our short stay we walked miles along the promenade, trying different bakeries and restaurants for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. We watched volleyball matches, surfing lessons and experts, sand artists, walkers, joggers and families out for a stroll. Interestingly, no cyclists! We walked on the beach too, and in the sea. This beach is brilliant .
    Written 14 November 2022
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  • Tracy G
    7 contributions
    Just beautiful. Large sandy beach and amazing sand dunes , great views.
    Surf school on the beach.
    Some nice little bars on beach promenade.
    Written 24 October 2022
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  • Helen W
    5 contributions
    The beach has super soft fine sand, only a very few stones.
    It's kept pretty clean but unfortunately there a quite a few cigarette butts left by the monsters who couldn't be bothered to take them away.
    We hired two sunbeds (hamacas) and umbrellas for the day for €10.50 (the signs say they are €4 each, but they were €3.50). It's card payment only and there are people who will come to your bed to take payment.
    The bay is roped off but you can still swim out a fair way. The water was really clear and calm. There are lifeguards.
    Toilets are free but grim. Take your own paper, you might need it. Go with a companion to stand guard because not all the locks on the doors work.
    Written 13 November 2022
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  • LinzAlex
    London, UK15 contributions
    Fantastic resort, felt safe to go out of the hotel alone (as a female) and with our children at night. The old own (Little Venice) was an absolute hidden gem - great marina, waterside restaurants, bridges and flowers - lovely buildings and setting for an afternoon stroll or relaxed coffee / cocktail. The beach is clean, clear water and although busy, always room to throw down your towel. Great selection of shops, restaurants and bars. The bus station is conveniently located and the Friday market is great for browsing.
    Written 31 August 2022
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  • Lina J
    3 contributions
    This was the highlight of our trip to Gran Canaria! The hike was of moderate difficulty, but the great views make up for the painful legs and sweat, as well as the beautiful beach. We were hesitant about visiting the beach after we read the bad reviews, but we don’t regret it at all! If you are fit and are looking for an active adventure don’t miss out on this gem.
    Written 3 May 2022
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  • Inge B
    Dordrecht, The Netherlands15 contributions
    Nice beach, clean and not so busy on weekdays. Black sand, very hot, You really need flip flops to walk to the water. Enaough sun beds and umbrellas, in June 9 euro for 2 beds and umbrella
    Written 20 June 2022
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  • Marie D
    Tenerife, Spain101 contributions
    Small but nice and fresh beach in the middle of Puerto Rico.
    On busy days it can be difficult to get sunbeds if that’s what you’re after.
    Nice restaurants along the beach where you can have a drink or lunch. You have to pay to use the toilet but I guess that’s necessary if you want to keep them clean.
    Its a non smoking beach but unfortunately people smoke anyway without anyone telling them not to so the signs are useless.
    Written 15 November 2022
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  • Anna J
    5 contributions
    Just about a perfect beach in October! Rather quiet, enough space (especially at low tide), clean water and clean sand.
    Written 16 October 2022
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  • Bibi913
    London, UK284 contributions
    Is a nice quiet resort for people looking for a relaxing holiday….if you like to visit a bar every night this place is not for you… We went because we need relax and just spend a quiet time in a All Inclusive hotel . Of course you can move very easy by bus anywhere in the island,
    Written 30 June 2022
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  • Gemma L
    2 contributions
    a small but really nice resort. beach is nice, plenty of shops for holiday gifts, a mini golf course and botanic garden for a nice walk. good bus service to other parts of the island which run pretty regular. Not to forget the waterpark which is salt water and a bit cold in the morning, best wait until the afternoon for it to warm up.
    Written 9 April 2022
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  • geofflysaght
    London, UK25 contributions
    i ended up spending a lot of time in Agaete. Firstly its a place that you seem to always end up at when travelling through the interior of the island but mostly the feeling of the place once there. the coastline is just so dramatic and being in the pool whilst enjoying it is just amazing. there is a little bar right on the pool for good snacks and drinks too.
    Written 15 February 2022
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  • Alexander P
    Cambridge, UK933 contributions
    Melanara beach is excellent – spacious, the dark sand warms up nicely and the sea floor is soft sand. There are nice seafood restaurants around and showers.
    Written 6 November 2019
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  • Warby
    Bicester, UK3,483 contributions
    Small but very clean beach. Good amenities close by along with a few restaurants and shops. Quiet comfortable area to spend the day
    Written 23 September 2022
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  • CarmenAndre
    Manchester, UK1,522 contributions
    Anything compared to Anfi sul mar, anyway Patalavaca is a nice beach. The building around the beach are not pretty, without balcony and too big so it seems not very exclusive place.
    Written 15 January 2022
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  • Seabreeze1965
    Winterthur, Switzerland16 contributions
    After a nice trip trought the marvelous mountain region between Mogan and Aldea de San Nicholas the Oliva Restaurant is the best and unique place to come down, enjoy the pittoresque beach and the great Tapas and wine. Not so many tourists late afternoon. Take a short walking after dinnner, it`s so nice, quiet and you more or less allone with the sea.
    Written 24 February 2019
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