The best Gran Canaria towns: El Salobre, Maspalomas, la Melonera


It is true that the beach and the sun are the most requested during the holidays, but would you not like to know which are the best Gran Canaria towns? On our island we can find a series of small touristic towns in which we can find streets full of charm and where you will live experiences that you will never forget. Do you dare to unveil the most secret part of Gran Canaria?

Guide to the best Gran Canaria towns

Maspalomas, enjoy its beautiful beaches.

Maspalomas is one of the most touristic towns of the archipelago because of its wide range of activities to do during holidays. It is famous for its extensive sand dunes that give the place an image of desert, where there is a vast biodiversity. In the dunes, the oasis or la Charca as well as the tree palm forest provides shelter to fauna such as birds like herons. Nearby, there is the faro or lighthouse which has been standing on the beach since the 19th century. This beach is one of the most attractive spots of Gran Canaria towns.  Furthermore, here you will have more than just beach vacations, you could have fun with your family, even the kids will have a blast since there is a wide offer of different activities and excursions to do for example, visiting Holiday World Maspalomas, the Botanic park, and Aquatic parks. Be assured you will have unforgettable holidays in Maspalomas.

El Salobre, one of the towns with the most Canarian charm

If you are looking for a sophisticated place where to spend your next holidays, El Salobre offers you a breathless environment with magnificent views of the mountains near the beach in an exquisite residential area. You will have a stress-releasing beach vacations in one of the most visited towns in Gran Canaria. This special place provides you with the facilities to enjoy of a dynamic and fun experience. You may make use of the golf course, horse-riding, swimming pools, spectacular beaches, and magnificent sports in el Salobre Golf & Resort such as yoga, basket, cycling and eco-fitness; a gym is at your service too among several other spaces for you to relax on your own; with your partner or even in family. Here you have high quality services at your disposition. It also has a shopping center addressed to the most demanding customers. In El Salobre, you will have everything you need; you will feel at home, but with the best weather in the world, and a complete warm and welcoming service. You will fall in love with it due to its charm.




Amadores, A Gran Canaria town capable of making you fall in love

Do you want to leave all the stress and routine behind during your holidays? Amadores is a Gran Canaria town that offers you the possibility of releasing all the stress in a splendid quiet sand beach. This is the paradise of the eternal tranquility. You will contemplate the breath-taking sunset behind the Atlantic horizon besides lying on the sand and sunbathing. You can go hiking around the natural environment of this corner of the island. You may ride a camel, go cycling or do snorkeling under the crystalline water and rich in marine life in the calm atmosphere of the town, which gifts you with a relaxing experience far from the noisy and crowded spots, just as if it were a romantic evening out in the south of the island between Puerto Mogan and Puerto Rico. Do not forget to go to the viewpoint, where you will see an awe-inspiring landscape.

Meloneras, travel the charm of the streets of this touristic town

A classy and chic town in Gran Canaria, perfectly located near Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles. This is an attractive, modern and fashion spot where to walk around and be delighted by the beauty of the coast-line. On the seafront promenade, you will enjoy the vivid life in the shopping centers, cafés, cars and restaurants where you could try the most typical dishes of the Canary gastronomy. For the wave-riders, this is a proper spot to surf. Moreover, in its offer, there are numerous activities to do in family, with friends or your special one such as the entertaining moonlight cinema, the adventurous safari or the fitting e-bike riding. This entire town is devoted to your pleasure during your beach vacation and will provide you as many things to do in Gran Canaria as you desire. You will feel like at home.

Puerto Rico, nothing to envy the Caribbean coasts

Lying on a hammock under the sunshine with the marine breeze and surrounded by palm trees is a dreamy beach holiday. You could have this Caribbean idyll without leaving Europe. Puerto Rico is one of the most irresistible Gran Canaria towns because of its guarded artificial small sand beach with natural surroundings. It is neighbor of the lovely Amadores beach. Here there is a complete welcoming offer of activities from Angry Birds Park to the youngest members of the family, to the Ferraris driving to the not so young ones. You could also scuba-dive in the crystalline waters and see the beautiful sea-life of the Canary Islands or walk around the huge Puerto Rico shopping center that hosts numerous international restaurants and nightlife. In this small town you will have the biggest holiday experiences.



San Agustín, Gran Canaria town that you cannot forget

San Agustin is characterized for being one of the quietest towns in the island. In its touristic center, the beach provides warmly benefits and services far from the crowds and the noise, which is common in other touristic towns. You will have a customized and friendly service. For this and other many reasons, this is the perfect place to relax. If you want to reduce stress, you could visit one of the largest thalassotherapy centers in the island, or wonder around the 600m seafront promenade and take a sit in one of the restaurants to taste the delicious Canarian gastronomy. The visitors, who have been here, always want to come back. Do you dare to leave the stress, the routine and the speeded-up daily life behind and immerge into the tranquility of San Agustin?

Bahía Féliz, enjoy the authentic Canarian spirit

If you are looking for a familiar and retired place, in this Gran Canaria town you will have placid and peaceful holidays. The back sand beach is less crowded than in the rest of the island. Many families opt to come here; thence your children will not be alone and would have the opportunity to play with other children and interact. This is the most suitable place to feel like at home without the daily routine. Here you could go windsurfing or do any other sport in company. This pretty residential complex pays attention to the details; friendly stuff will take care of you in the best way. You will have a stressless and calm vacation with your family for sure.

Patalavaca, know the traditions of this Gran Canaria town

This is one of the towns chosen as second residence by the tourists that visit the island every year. This is due to the solid touristic facilities raised around the first-line of the beach. The accommodations usually have panoramic views of the horizon and, you can even see the Teide in the cloudless days. The weather is an advantage because you can enjoy your holidays with the fresh, warm and sunny days.  We encourage you to take a moment and have the pleasure of looking at the sublime sunsets. Besides, you should get involve with the exotic cultural and get close to the local traditions; you will get fascinated by the gentle and welcoming people, the tropical gastronomy as well as the enjoyable festivities.



Aguineguin, discover the secrets of the streets of this touristic town Gran Canaria

This Gran Canaria town used to be a fishing-men place; nowadays it has turned into one of the most visited spots in the island due to the developed and modern touristic areas and excellent welcoming. You can live like a fishing man or women and go in journeys aboard of a boat and witness the towns from the sea. We suggest you to walk around the picturesque Canary streets. You will discover charming buildings and small bays. Moreover, you will have a beach vacation with plenty of different things do in Gran Canaria.

Have you already decided what your next destination will be for this summer? Do not miss the opportunity to visit one of these Gran Canaria towns. Each of them contains more than one story that you should know.

If you need more information, consult our website of Villa Gran Canaria and get in touch with us, we will be happy to assist you and help you solve your doubts. DO not waste tine and choose your next destination for holidays.
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