Cheap holidays to Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

You can’t go wrong with a fantastic family holiday deal or last minute holiday deal to Las Palmas resort, as there’s plenty on offer to cater for all tastes. Founded in 1478 and located on the most north eastern part of the island, Las Palmas is the capital of the island and home to just under half of the population of Gran Canaria.The resort of Las Palmas is the largest city in the Canary Islands, an inviting and bustling cosmopolitan city bursting with Spanish ambiance, culture and history. The harbour, Puerto de La Luz is one of the most important in Europe.

The city is conveniently serviced by a very efficient bus service, making it even easier to get out and about and sample the delights on offer. For those of you wanting someone else to do the work for you (and why not, you’re on holiday after all) take the yellow open-topped Tourist Tour Bus from the Parque Santa Catalina and get those cameras at the ready to see the many attractions Las Palmas resort has to offer.

Of course, no holiday to the sun is complete without a day or two at the beach and Las Palmas resort has three beaches to choose from. The largest is Las Canteras with a fantastic promenade that is home to many bars and restaurants offering something for all tastes ranging from traditional Spanish dishes and international cuisine, and of course all have spectacular sea views. The beach sands are fine and the waters are shallow making for perfect sun worshipping and safe for smaller children to swim and play. The Las Alcaravaneras and San Cristobal beaches both guarantee to keep everyone entertained, are popular with sailing boats and offer a great chance to top up your tan.

A great package holiday deal will bring your family one step closer to exploring the oldest quarter of the town of Las Palmas resort. The historic quarter of Las Palmas resort, the Vegueta district, is well worth a look and offers the chance to soak up some culture by visiting the many museums and monuments such as the Cathedral and Chapel of San Antonio Abad. The contemporary style of Las Palmas is reflected in the Atlantic Centre of Modern Art. The Casa Columbus is named after Christopher Columbus who sailed into the port and stayed the night in 1492. The area around Parque Santa Catalina in Las Palmas comes to life with music and street artists from early evening right through to the early hours where a great mix of people can be entertained, wined and dined and just watch the world go by, from bouncing baby to second honeymooning grandparents.

If you want to experience something a little more special grab a fantastic family holiday deal and time your visit to Las Palmas resort during the carnival period, usually in February/March, a great chance to see this friendly SEASIDE RESORT crammed full of festival atmosphere and character whilst sampling traditional Spanish flare.

San Agustin

A great family holiday deal and Cheap holiday deals to the southeast coast of Gran Canaria will see you holidaying at the San Agustin resort. The beach is sheltered and has traditional dark sand and fine pebbles and splits into smaller beach areas making it perfect for a day with the family paddling and building sand castles. There is also a choice of water sports for the more adventurous, with tuition for those first-timers.

Playa del Ingles

Cheap holiday deals to Playa del Ingles the resort is situated at the south of Gran Canaria Island, and is one of the largest and busiest in Europe. Sun seekers flock here to enjoy the wide sandy beaches stretching to San Agustin in the north. Mainly built on one level and with good transport links it is easy to get around and explore the area.

Playa Del Cura

Escape the credit crunch and financial hard times and grab a last minute holiday deal or great couple holiday deal to Playa del Cura. If you are looking for a more peaceful kind of beach holiday Playa del Cura is for you due to the smaller style of resort. Only approximately an hour’s drive from the airport, this small and quiet resort is built on the steep cliffs surrounding the coast edge with spectacular views.

Bahia Feliz

Bahia Feliz is part of a necklace of resorts hung on Gran Canaria’s south coast. This place gives you an authentic taste of the Canary Islands, with a quaint town square and a volcanic beach. For something more raucous, Playa del Ingles is a 15-minute drive away.


Cheap holiday deals to the resort of Taurito is the thing for you should you like time to relax and enjoy the tranquil surroundings whilst on holiday with your family or friends. The purpose-built resort of Taurito on Gran Canarias south west coast is perfect if you are looking for a deal for a beach holiday. The beach is the main factor that draws visitors to Taurito resort; it has the traditional dark sands of Gran Canaria and is surrounded by steep cliffs.


Cheap holiday deals to the resort of Mogan, the most westerly town on the south coast of Gran Canaria, with its many restaurants and taverns, shopping centre and souvenir stores will keep the whole family entertained. Mogan resort offers a more Spanish feel than those resorts close by, with a great local feel with sea views one way and mountain views the other.


Cheap holiday deals to the resort of Maspalomas, the oldest tourist town on the south eastern coast of Gran Canaria, with its many bars, restaurants, taverns, shopping centres and souvenir stores will keep the whole family entertained.


Meloneras resort has been known as the “up and coming” resort, however the main shopping area in Melonaras has now undergone recent development. Meloneras resort now offers stylish new complexes including a new beach and marina area, plenty of retail therapy opportunities with traditional and international high end labels and the usual souvenir shops, residential areas, restaurants and even a second 18 hole golf course catering for all ages and standards and tuition is available if needed.

Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico

Grab great cheap holiday deals to Puerto Rico resort on the south coast of Gran Canaria island, as it’s ideal for families, couples and singles of all ages that want fun in the sun on holiday. A lively resort with plenty on offer day and night, Puerto Rico is built along and up the sides of a valley so might not be suitable for those with walking difficulties although there is plenty on offer around the beach/promenade area and commercial centres should you not fancy a cliff top stroll.