Gran Canaria is a sun drenched island just over 200 kilometres off the northwest coast of Africa, enjoying an excellent climate all year round.
Holidays in Gran Canaria have something for everyone, whether relaxing in the sun, revelling in the vibrant nightlife, or exploring the beautiful island. Popular resorts like Playa del Ingles have an endless supply of bars, clubs and restaurants, while peace and calm can be found in quiet resorts like San Agustin.
Beach lovers will love Gran Canaria, with its sandy coastlines and amazing array of watersports. As the windiest Canary Island, it is a haven for windsurfing and sailing and the island also has three water parks. There are plenty of attractions to visit, such as the famous sand dunes at Maspolomas, which can be explored by a camel safari. A real flavour of Gran Canaria can be found in the capital Las Palmas, with its traditional architecture, bustling atmosphere and museums.
For a perfect mix of sun, fun and beautiful scenery, Gran Canaria is hard to beat.
Flight duration to Gran Canaria – 4 hours 30 minutes
Time difference - None