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Aqualand – The Aquatic Park of Gran Canaria

Aqualand – The Aquatic Park of Gran Canaria

Spend an amazing day full of fun and relaxation in the largest water park of Gran Canaria… Aqualand Water Park. You can enjoy multitudes of attractions like the Rapids, Crazy Race, and Kamikaze. The park is located in the southern part of the island of Gran Canaria. The sunny and beautiful climate of Gran Canaria […]

Sioux City, Western Adventure For The Full Family

Sioux City, Western Adventure For The Full Family

Located at San Augustin,  the South part of Gran Canaria, Sioux City is a Theme park, which is labelled as a “Wild West Show”. This theme park  gives the visitors the feel of the wild west with Cowboys, Woman, horses, pubs, guns and the works.  One can travel back in time and spend the day […]

The Historic Castillo de La Luz

The Historic Castillo de La Luz

Castillo de La Luz is situated very close to the Las Palmas sea port.  It is located at Calle (street) Juan Rejon in the neighbourhood of Puerto (La Isleta) It is one of the oldest fortifications and was originally built to serve as a defence system against the British and Dutch pirates in the fifteenth […]

Meloneras Beach

Meloneras Beach

  Meloneras Beach is the most happening place at Gran Canaria. Just 15 – 20 years ago there was hardly any building only virgin beaches in the area. Now it is home to the most modern touristic area at Gran Canaria.     Costa Meloneras has the largest cluster of both  5 star and 4 […]

Amadores Beach

Amadores Beach

    Amadores Beach, is a wonderful little beach located between Mogan and Puerto Rico.  When translated the name “Amadores Playa ” means lover’s  beach. The beach is 1 km long and is connected to Puerto Rico beach. This is a very pleasant walk which is highly recommended.  The turquoise water and white sand gives […]

Puerto Rico Beach

Puerto Rico Beach

Puerto Rico Beach is very popular especially with the UK tourists.   Puerto Rico offers a golden sand beach with full service including sun beds, life guards, toilets, baths and other services expected from a top beach anywhere in the world.       It is a small beach with about 350 meters long but with […]

Festival at Teror Church – Dia del Pino

Festival at Teror Church – Dia del Pino

  On 8th Sept it was a bank holiday due to the Festival at the Church of Teror.  15 days of festivities are being celebrated.  On 7th Sept thousands of people both local and tourist travelled from all parts of the island in Buses, Cars with special permission to pray and seek blessings from Mother […]

Museo Perez Galdos

Museo Perez Galdos

  The Museo Perez Galdos is dedicated to the great son of Gran Canaria, Benito Perez Galdos, an artist, writer and lover of arts. This museum is the actual house of Benito Perez Galdos which has been converted into a museum. Born in Las Palmas, Benito Perez Galdos was the youngest son in a large family.  He […]

Museo Nestor

Museo Nestor

  Museo Nestor in one of the key buildings at “Pueblo Canario”  (Translated as Canarian Village). It is located alongwith the rebuilt Chapel of Santa Catalina. Museo Nestor is part of a complex with a number of buildings which house a shopping complex and an old style tavern. The building complex has a big open […]

Casa de Colon  – House of Christopher Columbus

Casa de Colon – House of Christopher Columbus

The voyage of Christopher Columbus and the discovery of America is world famous. What is not known is that Christopher Columbus stopped at Las Palmas enroute to America.  Columbus infact made 3 stops on his 3 voyages to America. Casa de Colon is dedicated to the Naval expeditions of various sailors specially Columbus to America. […]