Explore Beautiful Golden Sands in Maspalomas
If it is find, shimmering sand you want, Maspalomas is the place to be. If you are not content with the 6 kilometre golden beach then you could always explore the Dunes of Maspalomas.
Resembling the Sahara, vast stretches of soft sand undulate across the landscape and camel rides are the best way to tackle this terrain on holiday in Maspalomas. However, don’t be surprised to see naked people roaming around – this is a popular area for naturists!
Back on the shore, there are a number of watersports available and scuba diving is particularly popular in Maspalomas, such is the beauty of the marine life.
Amazing Parks to Visit
Away from the barren dunes, families enjoying a package holiday in Maspalomas will find the Palmitos Park, a wonderful example of the rich flora and fauna that exists on Gran Canaria. After strolling through aviaries observing the amazing colours of the birds there are plenty of cafes to relax in.
For the children, Animal Encounters offers a chance to mingle with all kinds of animals and reptiles in a safe and educational environment.
Plenty of Bars to Keep the Party Going
The area around the lighthouse, known as Faro, offers a strip of al fresco restaurants and cafes perfect for lazy afternoons sipping beverages or starting the evening’s fun and games.
Maspalomas is blessed with sophisticated bars blending amongst themed pubs and clubs with live DJ’s and Maspalomas Plaza attracts a lively crowd perfect for younger travellers.
The evening entertainment is also home to one of Europe’s most popular gay scenes, with the world renowned Gay Pride celebrations taking place each May.
International Shopping and a Golfing Escape
Shopping is always popular in Maspalomas and there is an international flavour from designer boutiques. Away from it all, you could tee-off a round of golf in a nature reserve – a pinch of tranquillity in this holiday haven.