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.

Friday, 27 March 2015 07:32

San Mateo's Massive Weekend Market

It's in a warehouse and you can't call it pretty but San Mateo market sells the widest range of local produce available anywhere in Gran Canaria.

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Santa Brigida weekend market is where Las Palmas' well-to-do go to be seen buying their fruit and vegetables. The fruit and veg are good, but prices are higher than at San Lorenzo or San Mateo. There's even an organic food stall.

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Thursday, 26 March 2015 10:57

Gran Canaria Fish & Seafood Glossary

The best Canarian seafood often comes in restaurants with Spanish menus so here's a handy guide to the most common types of fish, seafood and dishes in Gran Canaria. 

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 13:23

Want To Be A Gran Canaria Ambassador?

The Canary Islands tourist board is looking for Gran Canaria fans to feature in its brochure and on its leaflets.

 

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Here's how to pick the freshest seafood in Gran Canaria at both restaurants and shops.

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 11:06

Lanzarote White Wine Taste Off

With Lanzarote's La Geria, Vega de Yuco and El Grifo white wines common on Gran Canaria supermarket shelves and selling for seven to eight euros, we tasted all three so that you know which is the best buy.

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Two things Gran Canaria isn't short of are spectacular views and people who put viewpoints in front of them. Here's our pick of the best ten places to take in a landscape in Gran Canaria. 

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The blue water and white sand at Amadores gleam in the sunshine and, along with the restaurants, make it the island's most popular tourist beach.

According to local news reports, the latest draft of the Canary Islands holiday rental law makes it much easier for owners to rent out their Gran Canaria property short-term.

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Thursday, 19 March 2015 17:53

Top Ten Gran Canaria Sunset Spots

If you're anywhere near these Gran Canaria spots just before sunset, then what are you waiting for?

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We cover Gran Canaria from nose to tail and while we love the remote bits, lots of people's favourite spots are close to the resorts. Here are the top spots that south Gran Canaria's tourists love the most. 

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Vulcanologists are investigating an undersea volcano between Tenerife and Gran Canaria after a series of earthquakes. 

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Gran Canaria and the Canary Islands are the first place to witness tomorrow's solar eclipse.

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Market days in Puerto de Mogán are Gran Canaria's biggest but if you visit on other days, there's plenty of little shops to explore in the gorgeous lanes behind the marina and the beach.

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

Wondering if Gran Canaria is the island for you, or just missing the place and needing a bit of a sunshine fix before your next visit? Here are six ways to visit Gran Canaria online, all with great photos and videos of the island as well as useful information. 

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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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