Gran Canaria's coastal paths are amongst it's most popular public spaces, but many need a good revamp. Here's the plans that are in the pipeline.

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Hungry fish at Las Canteras beach :-)

Posted by Gran Canaria on Monday, 21 September 2015

 

Good morning :-)

Posted by Gran Canaria on Sunday, 20 September 2015

 

Good evening ;)

Posted by Gran Canaria on Monday, 21 September 2015

 

Mondays are different in Gran Canaria :-)

Posted by Gran Canaria on Sunday, 20 September 2015

 

Photos of Gran Canaria posted in the GCI Facebook Group :-)

Posted by Gran Canaria on Sunday, 6 September 2015

 

Good morning from Gran Canaria <3

Posted by Gran Canaria on Friday, 18 September 2015

Gran Canaria's liveliest resorts draw in the party people, but are they just nightlife spots, and which one is best for you?

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You don't know Gran Canaria until you've got off the tarmac and walked its world-class hiking trails.

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After a couple of weeks of sunny weather, and one day of rain so far in September, Gran Canaria could go all tropical this week to welcome the Autumn season.

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Puerto Rico's huge shopping centre is getting a three million euro facelift, thanks to investment by the owners of its 200 shops and restaurants.

Published in News
Friday, 18 September 2015 04:28

Rain Alert Surprises Roasting Gran Canaria

After a roasting hot week, the Spanish weather service has put the Canary Islands on Yellow Alert for rain today.

Published in News
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 12:08

Tip Of The Day: How Much To Tip In Gran Canaria

Tipping in Gran Canaria and all over the Canary Islands is straightforward and the rules are the same for locals and tourists.

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Wednesday, 16 September 2015 10:31

Two Great Gran Canaria Food Events This Weekend

Gran Canaria hosts two separate food-and-drink events this weekend. One in Santa Catalina Square in Las Palmas, the other at Puerto de las Nieves in the north-west.

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How do you choose between Maspalomas and Playa del Inglés resort when they are right next to each other and share the same sand? Here's everything you need to know to make up your mind...

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The Canary Islands have never had the glamourous celebrity visitors of Ibiza or the Cote d'Azur. Nor have they suffered from the horde of reality TV celebs that plague the Costas. However, the celebrities that have dropped in over the years have left some fascinating myths and mysteries behind. Here are the juciest.

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These are the posts that got most attention last week on our Facebook page. Posts that were shared & liked most. If you're not a fan yet, please consider hitting the "Like" button on our page. Thanks!

Here's the very best post first:

 

La Fiesta del Charco, today in La Aldea, at 17:00.Fun fun fun. Don't miss it! ;)

Posted by Gran Canaria on Friday, 11 September 2015

 

 

Good morning :-)

Posted by Gran Canaria on Sunday, 13 September 2015

 

 

Mondays are better in Gran Canaria :-)

Posted by Gran Canaria on Sunday, 13 September 2015

 

 

Good morning :-)

Posted by Gran Canaria on Wednesday, 9 September 2015

 

 

Photos of Gran Canaria posted in the GCI Facebook Group :-)

Posted by Gran Canaria on Sunday, 6 September 2015

The vast Parque del Sur urban park in Maspalomas Campo Internacional is a huge green space perfect for walking and jogging.

Published in Tip of the day
Thursday, 10 September 2015 05:15

11 Things You Never Knew About Bananas

Bananas don't grow on trees and won't exist in 20 years. The plants hate growing alone and wander about in their fields. Here are ten surprising facts about the happy yellow fruit that you never knew. Watch the video right to the end for the talking banana.

Thursday, 10 September 2015 04:38

The Best Canary Islands Wines To Drink With Curry

Canary Islands wines have the intensity and fruit to stand up to a good curry so if you feel like a takeaway, then look out for these bottles in the shops. 

Published in Wine
Thursday, 03 September 2015 05:29

Free And Cheap Things To Do At Anfi Beach

Anfi beach is a strange blend of cheap and expensive; The beach is free and the sun loungers and beds are reasonable (Most shops and services are priced for the resort’s timeshare guests (who have already proved that they don’t mind paying top dollar for things), but some are great value.

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The 2.5 kilometre coastal path that connects Las Marañuelas beach in Arguineguín and Anfi beach to the west is due a revamp and it looks like it may finally get one.

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How many of these quirky rules of bungalow holiday life have you noticed? Are they only true in Gran Canaria or do they apply the world over? 

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Gran Canaria's plan to use its reservoirs as a giant battery to store wind energy is expected to generate 60% of the island's electricity needs within five years.

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There's no shortage of local events in Gran Canaria with a village romeria (fiesta) or six every weekend but what about international events? Well, here's our pick of the top Gran Canaria events that tourists and visitors have to attend.

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