Flights Canary Islands - Discovering the Isles of Spain

Praia Gran Canária

Gran Canaria, the second most populated island in the Canary Islands, is located southeast of Tenerife and is volcanic in origin.

Known for its beaches and warm weather throughout the year, Gran Canaria has a wide variety of activities for visitors to enjoy - whether on a family vacation or a romantic getaway - such as sailing, jet skiing or windsurfing as well as fun night life.

 

How to get there


Azores Airlines has two flights a week to Gran Canaria from Ponta Delgada. You can book your flight at our site.

 

Must see’s in Gran Canaria

Las Palmas


This is Gran Canaria’s capital and is rich in culture and sandy beaches.

 

Amadores Beach


A man-made beach with white sand and turquoise water. The perfect spot to relax or to have fun with your family.

 

Puerto de Mogán


A picturesque resort and fishing village in the municipality of Mogán and it is called “Little Venice” or the “Venice of the Canaries” due to the canals that link the marina to the fishing harbor. There are numerous restaurants and bars along the beachfront.

Puerto de Mogán - Gran Canária

 

Maspalomas


The core area of Maspalomas is made up of 2,600 acres and 12 miles of coastline with white sand beaches. The Natural Reserve of the Dunes is an important conservation area on Gran Canaria. You can hike on the dunes or ride a camel.

 

Playa del Inglés


This sea resort on the south coast of Gran Canaria is one of the most famous and charming on the island. It offers a wide variety of stores, restaurants, bars, nightlife and events. Besides being one of the most entertaining places on Gran Canaria, it is also a great spot for sailing, surfing and windsurfing.

Playa del Inglés - Gran Canária

 

Puerto Rico


Puerto Rico is considered the sunniest spot on Gran Canaria - and it offers a wide range of watersports such as boat trips along the coast, dolphin-watching cruises and trips in glass-bottomed boats to view the rich underwater life.

 

Casa de Colón (Columbus House)


One of Las Palmas most famous buildings with ornate doorways, beautiful latticed balconies, large courtyards and carved wooden ceilings, representing numerous aspects of the island’s architecture. It is said that Christopher Columbus lived here in 1492 while one of his ships was being repaired.
Today it has a museum with 13 permanent exhibition rooms, a library and study center as well as several spaces reserved for temporary shows, such as lectures, seminars and exhibitions.

Casa de Colombo

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