Maspalomas in Gran Canaria.
Overview of Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
Maspalomas is an exclusive resort with many high star hotels and residences and it is the home to the largest golf course on the island. If you fancy a spot of shopping then the Faro 2 shopping complex is full of top designer names like Moschino and Calvin Klein and shops selling perfume at discounted prices as well as some excellent restaurants and bars for when you are all shopped out!
Maspalomas can be found in the south of Gran Canaria and has the most beautiful white sandy beaches where you can spend all day basking in the Spanish sun then take a dip in the deep blue waters to cool off. This resort is a firm favourite amongst those looking for the ultimate beach holiday; 17km of wonderful coastline with sand dunes, shallow waters, wide, sandy beaches and a great climate all year round.
Maspalomas is in the Gran Canaria municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana along with the other popular resorts of Águila, Las Burras, San Agustín and Playa del Inglés. With cheap flights to Las Palmas from UK airports, its never been easier to visit the fabulous Canary Islands.
Things to do in Maspalomas
Ride a camel | Sand dunes
Gran Canaria has plenty to see and do so for a different way to see the sights book a camel excursion where you can cover a lot more land in one day without having aching feet at the end of it! One place you can have a camel ride is in the sand dunes of the nature reserve in Maspalomas. The dunes are very impressive and are a protected conservation area; these trips across the rolling sand dunes are very popular and highly recommended as the area is renowned for its individuality and being home to a number of rare plants and wildlife.
Gran Canaria is full of different theme parks for a fun day out to suit all tastes. Palmitos Park is popular with animal lovers as this subtropical oasis features the biggest butterfly house in Europe, an aquarium, cacti garden and over 200 bird species. The parrot shows where the birds perform a variety of hilarious tricks are always popular with families. What are you waiting for? Book cheap flights to Gran Canaria online with Jet2.com today.
Aquasur Water Park
Make a splash at Aquasur the largest water park in Gran Canaria situated just outside of Maspalomas with pools for the younger kids, 33 slides and fun attractions including Surf Beach, Kamikaze and Congo River. You can also dry off and play mini golf or chill out in the garden areas. Even if you have been here before it’s always worth another visit as new attractions and slides are always being added. A new activity for the park is the recent introduction of swimming with sea lions which is an unforgettable experience. With plenty of facilities and places to eat, the family can easily spend the whole day here.
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