Sandy Playa del Cura beach is where the people who work in south Gran Canaria, local and guiri, go at the weekends. 

While it is technically legal to be nude on any beach in Gran Canaria (and anywhere in Spain), about 20 of Gran Canaria's beaches are accepted nudist beaches. Here are ten top places to hang out in the nude. 

Of Gran Canaria's 80-odd beaches, here are the ones named after animals. Why? because life's a beach :-)

Enough with the "one of the best" and "some think it's the best" fence-sitting. We say Las Canteras beach in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the best city beach in the world and here's 20 photos that prove it ...

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As one of the world's top nudist friendly destinations, lots of people dare to bare for the first time in Gran Canaria: If you're a naked newbie, here's the local etiquette. Click here for our guide to Gran Canaria's best nudist beaches.

Gando Bay beach, right next to Gran Canaria's airport runway, is within the military airbase and therefore off limits to civilians. It opens to the public on one or two days per year during sporting events. 

Tranquil Pasito Blanco is as close to a private beach as you get in Gran Canaria but is open to all. 

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 12:45

Hoya del Pozo Beach In East Gran Canaria

Hoya del Pozo beach is low-key even by east Gran Canaria standards, but it is clean and a pleasant place to sit in the sunshine.

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 09:48

East Coast Blonde: Aguadulce Beach

Agualdulce is the prettiest beach on Gran Canaria's east coast and one of the island's best small beaches.

Monday, 27 April 2015 15:48

La Garita Beach: East Coast Brunette

La Garita is popular with Telde locals thanks to its famous fish restaurants and wide, black sand beach. 

Golden El Cabron's beach is famous amongst divers but only gets a few local visitors. The snorkelling is spectacular, and it was named after a bucaneer.

We've got them so we know that once you've got kids, going to the beach becomes an expedition. Here are the Gran Canaria beaches that have the safe water, easy-access facilities and activities to make a family beach day as effortless as possible. 

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Thursday, 02 April 2015 18:13

Airport beach: Ojos de Garza

Every tourist coming to Gran Canaria comes within metres of Ojos de Garza beach, but nobody ever visits.

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 08:36

Go West: Playa de La Aldea

Split in two by a little headland, La Aldea is the west coast's only beach that's accessible by car. 

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 07:23

Gran Canaria Beaches: Tiny Tufia

Tufia hamlet is famous for it's existential battle against the Spanish government. Its beach, tiny as it is, is the headquarters of resistance.

Monday, 30 March 2015 07:42

Aquamarina beach in Gran Canaria

The tiny patch of sand called Aquamarina Beach isn't much to look at, but it's got a great swimming channel and a perfect lunch spot right next door.

Medio Almud beach is a natural and nudist beach in south Gran Canaria that is rarely crowded. 

Guayedra beach is where nature-loving locals from all over the north of the island go for nudist sunbathing in the west coast sunshine.

A tough beach to get to, but El Juncal rewards the intrepid with great swimming, total peace and rare Barbary falcons.

The south Gran Canaria beach where you're most likely to find a Canarii relic: Llano de los Militares, just east of El Pajar and Arguineguín, has its own archaeological ruin.

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