Summer is over and with it the end of the good weather, the beach and of those magical sunsets in any of the many terraces that comprise the island. But do not be fooled, the arrival of autumn in the Canary Islands is synonymous with good weather to continue enjoying the terraces in Gran Canaria.
The island is a large terrace in itself, from north to south, from the coast to the summit, where you can find a huge variety of environments and landscapes.
Likewise, the terrace is an excellent way to get to know all the benefits that Gran Canaria offers from a different perspective, observing those landscapes seated, calmly enjoying the rich gastronomy that the island has.
Today we want to propose a different plan to the usual and very quiet, thus we are going to show you the best terraces on the island so that you can enjoy them at any time of the year.
The 7 best terraces in Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria is an island that has a lot to offer, both to visitors and to its inhabitants, since there is always something to discover and that never leaves anyone indifferent.
From the rugged and wild north to the sunny and heavenly south, you can enjoy a day full of activities such as hiking or on the beach practicing water sports.
However, at the end of the day, you always want a calmer plan, where you can better enjoy the island, its gastronomy, always hand in hand with friends and family.
Therefore, we want to offer you information that you will surely appreciate knowing. In the following lines we show you the 10 best terraces on the island to spend a pleasant and quiet time.
1. Terraza Casablanca
We couldn't start our ranking of terraces on this amazing island without doing it from the wonderful Las Canteras beach.
Here, you will find one of the best-known and most popular restaurants, O Sole Mio, which has a terrace at the top that offers you views of the beach and, if time permits, you can enjoy the wonderful beaches in the background, views of Mount Teide and the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
2. Ginger Las Palmas
We are still in the capital and now we are moving towards a place that is ideal if what you are looking for is to have a good drink in a relaxed and distinguished atmosphere.
Ginger Las Palmas offers you the possibility of enjoying the best cocktails in the city, with a final presentation that will surprise you and will not leave you indifferent, ideal to share with family, friends or partner.
3. La Marisma Food & Chill Out
If you are in the north and want to enjoy a relaxed moment with beautiful views of the sea, do not hesitate to visit La Marisma Food & Chill Out, one of the best terraces in Gran Canaria.
This is one of the most famous restaurants and terraces in the north of Gran Canaria, with a cuisine that combines the best fish in the north and the best steaks in the country.
To their offer, they have added an intimate space, outdoors, where you can find live music and enjoy a moment of tranquility and relaxation with friends and family.
4. Blossom Art & Food
We go to the south of the island and arrive at the tourist enclave of Puerto Rico where a special space is located, the Blossom Art & Food.
Under its peculiar white and yellow awnings you can see a wonderful sunset from the ravine of Puerto Rico. Here, you will find the tranquility that you crave so much, being able to enjoy cocktails and its 100% local products, kilometer 0 and fresh.
Without a doubt, it is a sustainable option that is accompanied by very good live music.
5. Parador de Tejeda
Without a doubt the most magical place on the entire island. The Parador de Tejeda is one of those surprises hidden by the Network of National Paradores that, when you discover, apart from falling in love, it will make you repeat the experience.
A terrace in Gran Canaria with views of ravines or the majestic Roque Bentayga that you can see accompanied by a good beer, wine from the islands or an aromatic coffee at nothing more and nothing less, than 1,500 meters above sea level.
If you are on your way through the area of the top of the island, do not hesitate to end your day in one of the best terraces in Gran Canaria.
6. La Corona de Arucas
A wonderful town in the northern region of the island, with an emblem that is the Basilica of Arucas and with a place that is gaining recognition based on work (it has been remodeled) and having spectacular views.
La Corona de Arucas is located in the Montaña de Arucas mountain, where you can see total views of the town and the surroundings. The best way to enjoy this landscape is to do so with a wonderful sunset in the background, with a few drinks and a snack offered by the restaurant.
7. El Juncal
We have finished our review of the best terraces on the island and we do it in one of the most iconic and historic municipalities on the island, Agaete.
In it, there is an emblematic terrace in Gran Canaria, El Juncal, with views towards Tamadaba and towards the sea that you can enjoy with the best cocktails and with a rich and varied snack.
An environment that is tinged with magic with each sunset and accompanied by musical performances that will make you enjoy a unique moment.
As you have seen, Gran Canaria is an island that has an infinite number of possibilities to enjoy it.
Apart from the traditional routes through the most touristy areas of beaches or mountains, the island has places where you can enjoy more relaxed moments, being the ending perfectto a day in company.
In short, we invite you to meet and enjoy the best terraces in Gran Canaria, a different and relaxed way to discover the island.