Beaches in Gran Canaria

Discover which are the best beaches in Gran Canaria to enjoy your holidays.

Beaches in Gran Canaria

The island of Gran Canaria, is known as the “miniature continent” due to its landscape and trails diversity as well as many quality beaches for any taste.

La mayoría de las playas de Gran Canaria son de arena rubia, pero también hay playas de todo tipo, de arena negra de origen volcánico, de piedra, piscinas naturales, playas naturistas, etc.

The majority of the beaches in Gran Canaria have a reddish colour but there are also dark sandy beaches, pebbles, natural pools, naturist beaches and others.

Gran Canaria Canarias offers you a warm weather throughout the year with an amazing water temperature. In Gran Canaria you’ll enjoy crystal clear waters that will animate you. Moreover, they have many other services as showers, pedal boat rental or hammocks.

Some of the best beaches in Gran Canaria are:

Maspalomas BeachMaspalomas Beach
Address: Maspalomas.
Description: Precious gold fine sandy beach surrounded by the famous Dunas de Maspalomas.

El Inglés BeachEl Inglés Beach
Address: San Bartolomé de Tirajana.
Description: It’s located in one of the most lively areas of Gran Canaria, with many bars, restaurants and hotels

Meloneras BeachMeloneras Beach
Address: Maspalomas.
Description: Golden fine sand and pebbles beach separated from the Maspalomas Beach by a lighthouse.

San Agustín BeachSan Agustín Beach
Address: San Bartolomé de Tirajana.
Description: This is one of the most quiet beaches in Gran Canaria

Amadores BeachAmadores Beach
Address: Amadores.
Description: Reddish sandy beach with crystal clear waters.

Mogán BeachMogán Beach
Address: Mogán.
Description: Usually quiet waters. This beach is near the port.

Las Salinas BeachLas Salinas Beach
Address: Agaete.
Description: Stones beach. On this area you’ll find three natural pools connected by tunnels.

Las Canteras BeachLas Canteras Beach
Address: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Description: This is one of the most famous beaches in the Canary Islands. It has quiet waters and golden sand.

Las Alcaravaneras BeachLas Alcaravaneras Beach
Address: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Description: This is usually a crowded beach. Due to its rescue and surveillance system we advise you to bring your children to this beach.

Melenara BeachMelenara Beach
Address: Telde.
Description: Approximate extension of 600 meters. This beach is enclosed in a shelter shape and it has dark fine sand.

Aguadulce BeachAguadulce Beach
Address: Telde.
Description: This is small creek with precious fine sand forming a small bay.


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