Holiday rentals and apartments in Gran Canaria
Upmarket Gran Canaria rental locations
Jet off to the sun soaked island paradise of Gran Canaria where you can experience the breathtaking natural beauty of superb beaches as well as the splendour of the dune park. Explore stunning beaches and play golf on lush golf courses! Gran Canaria boasts vibrant resort coastal towns and pristine, golden as well as black sand beaches backed by dunes or steep rugged cliffs. Escape to gorgeous scenery where the Atlantic sea breeze and a wonderful laid back lifestyle beckon alongside delicious local cuisine and adventure galore!
A perfect island paradise rental location
Find a breezy, spacious, upmarket, contemporary holiday rental just for two or rent a stylishly furnished home away from home perfect for a family or group of four, six, eight, or even nine guests! Many of the lovely, spacious, holiday lettings and rentals dotted about on the island are under 1 km from the beach. Properties are located in the vicinity of areas such as Mogán, Telde and San Bartolomó de Tirajana and feature immaculate, fully equipped, tastefully decorated interiors. Most properties boast a sparkling outdoor pool set in a stunning, well maintained private garden. Lovely outdoor furniture and beautifully scenic views complement your accommodation perfectly!
Holidays in Gran Canaria: The area and getting around
A Canary Island beach paradise
Gran Canaria is a breathtakingly beautiful, beloved island destination. Enjoy a range of delightful local shops, beaches, golf courses and excellent restaurants and resort infrastructure on this holiday hotspot island famous for exquisite beauty of the incredible sand dune system of Maspalomas replete with dune trails and a resplendent dune backed beach. This dazzling Gran Canaria paradise island destination is easily reached with daily flights of just 4.5 hours from London, Manchester or Birmingham that arrive at Las Palmas airport.
Lazy beach days, golf and sightseeing
Gran Canaria is a picture-perfect destination for a beach holiday with a buzzing resort vibe. Enjoy the pristine magnificence of exquisite beaches such as Playa Anfi del Mar with lots of opportunities for upscale leisurely downtime! There are several stunning golf courses on the island. You are well located for fantastic adventure day trips to some of the fascinating heritage sights on the island. The bustle, beauty and allure of the wonderful atmosphere of Las Palmas and gorgeous Arucas are easily accessible by car.
Travellers and activities
Gran Canaria for sunseekers and beach lovers
Enjoy the bliss of long stretches of pristine beaches dotted along the coast that offer a variety of adventure water sport activities and sunset boat cruises of the island. On the island you are spoiled for choice with at least a dozen spectacular beaches to choose from that are a short distance from your holiday rental. You could try out a different local beach every single day of the week! Gran Canaria's premiere beach, Anfi del Mar, is a paradise spot you may never want to leave!
Gran Canaria for nature lovers
Keen hikers and nature enthusiasts will find exceptional outdoor adventure excursions in the vicinity to enjoy. Hike to the iconic Arco del Coronadero geological structure located east. Once you have parked, you can enjoy a sublime hike in an otherworldly landscape to the strange rocky outcrops. Enjoy the peace of the Charco Verde hiking area or the refreshing streams of Barranco de Vicentillos. These pristine sites are guaranteed places to recharge and reconnect with the peace of nature. Don't forget to climb the Dunes of Maspalomas to see the magic of sunrise over this vast and stunning sandy wilderness!
Top 5 travel tips in Gran Canaria
1.Visit the Maspalomas Dunes
One of the most stunning sights on the island is Dunas de Maspalomas, an incredible coastal desert reserve that spans around 400 hectares. The area is filled with towering, absolutely breathtaking sand dunes as far as the eye can see. There is a beautiful beach that backs onto the dune system, Playa de Maspalomas that boasts an array of beach facilities. One of the most spectacular sights you could hope to see on the island is watching the first rays of the sun rise over the dunes or seeing the orange and pink glow of an evening sky cast shadows on the sand!
2. Take a day trip to Arucas
If you are in the mood for an absolutely wonderful island road trip, head north to the town of Arucas. The drive is just under an hour and you are in for a treat exploring the gorgeous atmospheric town of Arucas! Be sure to take photos of the absolutely breathtaking, iconic church of San Juan Batista with its impressive spires and ornate, fairytale turrets. Stroll about the lovely Jardines de la Marquesa before heading to Las Palmas, only another 14 km away, for a tapas lunch feast and an afternoon of exploring
3. Spend the day at Playa Anfi del Mar
One of the most beautiful beaches on Las Palmas is located just 20 minutes west of Salobre. Head to Playa Anfi del Mar for the perfect tropical island beach vibe! Here you will find an absolutely gorgeous beach with idyllic azure water perfect for swimming, backed by lush palm trees swaying in the breeze! You can rent pedalo boats, sunbeds and a host of watersport equipment here as well as book an exciting Atlantic sunset sailing experience in town that departs from the bay!
4. Play golf at Anfi Tauro Golf
If you are crazy about golf, head just 20 minutes west from the centre of El Salobre to Anfi Tauro Golf Course. If the idea of playing a challenging 18 hole course replete with shimmering lakes, cascading waterfalls and absolutely breathtaking views of rugged volcanic mountains appeals to you, you will love playing a round or two of your favourite game here! This course is an oasis of beautiful, manicured fairways and also includes incredible panoramic vistas over the Atlantic Ocean. Why not enjoy lunch after your game at the top-rated restaurant?
5. Sightseeing in Las Palmas
Stroll about in the historical old town of Las Palmas where Casa de Colon, a museum showcasing the voyages of Christopher Columbus is a delight for visitors of all ages. The iconic, gothic Catedral de Santa Ana boasts spectacular views over Las Palmas. Stop to see the shimmering, magical carnival parades if you are in town in February or March and be sure to visit Pueblo Canario, a replica traditional Canarian village with free folk music performances!