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Holidays on Gran Canaria: explore this beautiful Canary Island

While on holiday on Gran Canaria you will find yourself on one of the Canary Islands, an archipelago which is part of Spain. Gran Canaria is located south-east of the largest Canary Island, Tenerife, and west of Fuerteventura. It is located in the Atlantic Ocean, about 150 kilometres from the north-west coast of the African continent. Gran Canaria is a volcanic island, and the highest peak on the island is 1,949 metres above sea level. You can, of course, enjoy lots of natural beauty and beautiful beaches on this island, but that is not the only reason to visit Gran Canaria. The climate is extremely agreeable. In the summer months, you can enjoy a pleasant 27 degrees, and in the winter it's still a very good place to be, with 20 degrees. At Belvilla you can find accommodation at various places on the island. You can enjoy an apartment by the sea, or book a holiday home in a holiday park in Gran Canaria. Thanks to the wide selection, you will always find accommodation which meets your needs.

Explore the capital of Gran Canaria

While on holiday in Gran Canaria it's great to visit the capital of the island. The port city of Las Palmas is located on the northern side of Gran Canaria and is one of Spain's ten largest cities. You can admire beautiful old buildings, but also enjoy lovely parks and charming squares. The cathedral of Santa Ana, the largest church in the Canary Islands, is a fantastic outing. The Columbus and Museo Canaria museums are also worth a visit. Here you can learn more about the culture of the original inhabitants of the island. Don't forget to take a look at the House of Columbus. It was named after the world-famous explorer who stayed there in 1502, while repairing his ship. In the accompanying museum you can see exhibitions about Columbus' travels and his time in the Canary Islands. Of course, you can also go shopping in Las Palmas. There's lots of lovely shops in the Triana, a pedestrianised street. There are also quite a few shops on Avenida Mesa y Lopez. With Belvilla, you can book a wide range of accommodation near the capital of Gran Canaria. From here you can, of course, also visit the many seaside resorts with their beautiful beaches. From a holiday home in Gran Canaria you can enjoy a wonderful cultural and sunshine holiday.

Enjoy beautiful nature and sandy beaches around the island

Being a volcanic island, Gran Canaria also has plenty to offer in terms of nature. And of course you can also enjoy the many beautiful sandy beaches. The lovely seaside resort of Playa del Inglés is located on the most beautiful beach on the island. Here, you can enjoy a wonderful stay by the water. Days at the beach can be alternated with visits to the beautiful natural beauty of the island. A day trip to the Maspolomas dunes should not be missed. The vast yellow sand dunes are one of the natural monuments of the island and are truly beautiful. On Gran Canaria you can also take a look into a volcanic crater. The Caldera de Bandama is a 200-metre deep crater you can explore on foot. A visit to the Roque Nublo is not to be missed, either. This beautiful mountain is found in the interior of the island and features a 65-metre-high boulder resting on top of the mountain. It's a short climb to the top of the mountain, where you can enjoy a beautiful view of the surrounding area. From your apartment on Gran Canaria, you can explore the natural beauty on the island. At Belvilla you can choose from many apartments, so you can always find one that suits you.

Discover all the beauty that Gran Canaria has to offer

While on holiday in Gran Canaria you want to be able to enjoy all the beauty the island has to offer. That's why you book a holiday home in Gran Canaria as a base for all your outings. Whether travelling with children or on holiday with friends, at Belvilla you will always find accommodation meeting your needs. How about a holiday home with swimming pool or an apartment on the coast? With Belvilla, there's no problem finding either. And, of course, all our accommodation is equipped with the facilities you need while on holiday. Cooking facilities, facilities for children and plenty of bedroom space, Belvilla's accommodation has everything in mind. And that's great, because this means you can be sure to enjoy a relaxing holiday.

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Holiday on Gran Canaria - FAQ
How many Belvilla houses can I choose from on Gran Canaria?

There are 10+ Belvilla houses on Gran Canaria.

What are the most important places to visit on Gran Canaria?

The most important places to visit on Gran Canaria are Palmitos Park, Roque Nublo, Natural Dune Reserve of Maspalomas, Playa del Inglés, and Las Canteras Beach.

Any activities that I must include during my stay on Gran Canaria?

Some of the must-do activities on Gran Canaria are-

  • Paragliding
  • Rope swinging
  • Paramotoring
  • Bungee jumping
  • Rock climbing
What are the recommended dishes on Gran Canaria?

Some of the recommended dishes on Gran Canaria is Mojo, Canarian wrinkly potato, Almogrote, Palm Syrup, Bienmesabe, and Ropa Vieja

When is the ideal time to visit Gran Canaria?

The months from April to October are the best to visit Gran Canaria.