Gran Canaria, Summer 2018
From 384 €
Gran Canaria (Island), Spain

Gran Canaria, Summer 2018

Transport + Hotel
Created: Monday, August 29, 2022 - Departure: Thursday, September 22, 2022
price per person From
384 €
Based on 2 adults
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About the city
Gran Canaria it is the third island in size of the Canary Islands, an African archipelago which is part of Spain. Located in the Atlantic Ocean about 150 kilometres off the northwestern coast of Africa and about 1,350 km from Europe. Gran Canaria is the third largest island of the archipelago in both area and altitude. The capital city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria was founded on June 24, 1478, under the name "Real de Las Palmas". Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is, jointly with Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the capital of the autonomous community of the Canary Islands. This island is called a "Miniature Continent" due to the different climates and variety of landscapes found, with long beaches and dunes of white sand, contrasting with green ravines and picturesque villages. A third of the island is under protection as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. Most of the tourists visit the southern part of the island. The north tends to be cooler, while the south is warmer and sunny. The island possesses 32 Natural Protected Spaces, notably the Rural Park of Nublo, The Doramas Jungle, the Azuaje Ravine, Tamadaba, Pino Santo, etc. Resorts are concentrated in the central eastern part of the southern coast in the Maspalomas area, which includes the towns of San Agustín, Playa del Inglés and Meloneras. In Tarajalillo, an Aeroclub exists from where tourist flights can be taken over the island. Still further to the west along the southern shore, in the Municipality of Mogán, are the communities of Puerto Rico and Puerto de Mogán, a village referred to as "Little Venice" on account of its many canals. Other attractions include Cocodrilos Park, Roque Nublo, Cenobio de Valerón with more than 350 storage cavities, Painted cave of Galdar the most important archaeological park in Canary Islands, or the botanical gardens Jardín Canario (in Tafira Alta) and Cactualdea (in La Aldea de San Nicolás). El Dedo de Dios, or "God's Finger", was a rocky spire jutting from the sea in Puerto de las Nieves, and was previously the signature attraction of the Canary Islands until it was destroyed by tropical storm Delta that crossed the archipelago on November 2005. Las Canteras beach, a protected area and diving zone, lies in the heart of the city. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is also known for its annual carnaval. Other attractions in the capital city include the Museo Canario (the most important archaeology museum in the archipelago), the cathedral and the Plaza del Espíritu Santo. The town of Agüimes, on the eastern part of the island, has been carefully restored. The district also includes the most renowned scuba diving area on the island: the marine reserve at the playa de El Cabrón just outside the town of Arinaga. Other important towns are Telde, known among other things for their surf schools in Salinetas, Vecindario (within the municipality of Santa Lucía de Tirajana) and Gáldar, that contains an important diving zone.
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Created: Monday, August 29, 2022 - Departure: Thursday, September 22, 2022
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Family
Beaches
Canary Islands
Fly&Drive
Canary Islands
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22 Sep

Transport from Madrid Barajas to Gran Canaria (Island)

Departure
Ryanair Ryanair - FR2031
6:40 - Madrid, Madrid Barajas (MAD)
8:40 - Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria (LPA)
0 PC Nonstop
Flight: FR2031
Cabin Class: Economy
Fare Name: Value
22 Sep

Accomodation

7 Nights
THe Hotel Koala Garden
81%
At 22.9 km from the center ALL INCLUSIVE Calle Geminis, 2, Maspalomas, San Bartolome de Tirajana 35100 DOBLE (TWIN/MATRIMONIO) ESTÁNDAR
Located in San Bartolome de Tirajana, THe Hotel Koala Garden is within a 5-minute drive of Holiday World Maspalomas and Maspalomas Botanical Garden. This 4-star hotel is 2.8 mi (4.4 km) from Maspalomas Dunes and 13 mi (20.9 km) from Amadores Beach. Dip into one of the 4 outdoor swimming pools or enjoy other recreational amenities, which include a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and lifeguards on site. Make yourself at home in one of the 160 air-conditioned guestrooms. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have separate bathtubs and showers and hair dryers.
29 Sep

Transport from Gran Canaria (Island) to Madrid Barajas

Return
Ryanair Ryanair - FR2012
20:35 - Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria (LPA)
0:20 - Madrid, Madrid Barajas (MAD)
+1 day 0 PC Nonstop
Flight: FR2012
Cabin Class: Economy
Fare Name: Value
1 Insurances
Seguro Básico Seguro (Seguro Básico) - Región (País único operador) - Días (8)
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Based on 2 adults
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