Tips & Tricks
The volcanic island of Gran Canaria, is the third largest of the Canary Islands (off the northwest coast of Africa), but currently commands about half their population. Those visiting Gran Canaria are immediately impressed by its varied landscape – white sand beaches along its southern coast, a rural mountainous interior (especially the island’s center – […]
Aqualand (Carretera Palmitos Park, Km 3, Maspalomas, Las Palmas) — the Canary Islands’ biggest water park offers vibrant, white knuckle rides such as Aquamania, the Crazy Race, the Anaconda or gentler attractions like the Congo River and the VIP Zone. The Tornado is our main attraction and the most incredible out of over 33 slides […]
Britannia (Av. de Gran Canaria, Centro Comercial Gran Chaparral, Playa del Inglés) – this restaurant is favored among British tourists, since it reputedly serves the best-rated English-style breakfast on the island. Its fish & chips dish is also highly recommended, since the potatoes are hand-cut (hard to find at Gran Canaria). The roast lamb and […]
CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Gran Canaria: Avis: +34 928 09 23 30 Cicar: +34 928 57 44 24 Europcar: +34 911 50 50 00 Goldcar: +34 918 34 40 64 Hertz: +34 928 57 95 77 Sixt: +34 871 18 01 92 Thrifty: +34 928 57 95 77
Centro Comercial Atlantico Vecindario (Calle Adargoma, Santa Lucía de Tirajana) — this is a shopping center located just 15 minutes (via car) from Maspalomas and Playa del Inglés. There are over 100 retailers (from Lacoste to Zara), a Carrefour supermarket, eateries like McDonald’s, a multiplex theater, and amenities like banks.
Casa Museo de Colon (Calle Colón 1, Las Palmas) — the Casa de Colón (Christopher Columbus’ Museum) is a delight for the visitor. Its colonial-style architecture, its wooden colonnades and paneling, its stonework patios and façades are the perfect background for recreating the personality of this city. Its facilities make reference to the connection between […]