Gran Canaria offers a wide range of beaches on 236 miles of coastline for generations that attracts millions of visitors. In the capital, the Playa de las Canteras is one of the best urban beaches in the archipelago and a large reserve of marine life, where you can make all kinds of sports and enjoy long walks, cafes, ice cream parlours, terraces and restaurants with fresh fish. A few kilometres from the capital city of Telde, which is to highlight the beauty of the old town in the district of San Francisco, has highlighted as Salinetas small beaches, La Garita and Melenara. Farther southeast, the municipalities are located Agüimes and Ingenio and Santa Lucía de Tirajana, where stresses Pozo Izquierdo, one of the best beaches in the world for windsurfing. In the south of the island paradise and settle the endless beaches of fine golden sand from Maspalomas and Playa del Inglés. Situated between the two, you'll find a spectacular desert dunes declared Special Nature Reserve is an oasis represented by the pond.
A pleasant climate throughout the year, Sun Insurance for visitors, it even encourages the winter high season. Toward the west lies the municipality of Mogan which includes the tourist resorts of Arguineguin, Puerto Rico, Patalavaca Taurito Amadores and, among others. Also highlights the Puerto de Mogan, known as Little Venice, for its small canals. Then you reach the town of Aldea de San Nicolas de Tolentino characterized by a landscape of steep gullies. In the centre of the southern slope, namely between Santa Lucia and San Bartolomé de Tirajana, you can visit the palm groves and the dam of Sorrueda, natural setting of great beauty. Standouts in this area is also large dam such as the Chira, Las niñas and Soria, which provide a more peculiar note to the landscape.
Gran Canaria also has a rich cultural heritage that can be enjoyed throughout the year and covering all artistic disciplines. The music is very present on the island and playing in different theaters (Teatro Pérez Galdós, Cuyás Theatre, etc.) and the Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, as well as in streets or squares. The theater and dance performances also offer important, which brings together the best professionals and companies.
In short, Gran Canaria is a paradise of immense ability and with your rental car you will have everything within your reach.