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With low taxes and some fantastic shopping areas, Gran Canaria is a retail paradise. Here are our top tips for shopping like a local and getting the best value on the island. 

A lot of people who come to Gran Canaria stock up on perfume because the island has the lowest prices in Europe thanks to its excellent shops and low taxes. 

Shopping in Gran Canaria is a joy because prices are lower here than anywhere else in Europe and the variety of shops and fashion on offer is huge. Here's the Gran Canaria Info guide to the top places to shop until you drop.

Sleepy Guía in north Gran Canaria is a spot that most people simply drive past. However, we've scoured its sleepy old quarter and found a few quality spots that make it worth parking up in town and wandering about. Oh, and you have to try the cheese.

Gran Canaria's capital Las Palmas is a big, bustling place and the outdoor nightlife is fantastic if you know where to go. Here's the Gran Canaria Info guide to a night out in the big city with no roof over your head. 

The most common question we get in our Gran Canaria Facebook group is "what is the weather going to be like when I come to Gran Canaria?". The short answer is "it's going to be warm and sunny". Here's the long answer...

If you need another good reason to drive around Gran Canaria, this is it: Los Almacigos in the idyllic Guayedra Valley is a stunning outdoor restaurant that serves modern Canarian food made from fruit and veggies grown on site.

This Is Gran Canaria offers a huge range of trips, parks and shows and is the best place to book your tickets online to make sure you get the best price and don't miss out on the adventure that makes your Gran Canaria holiday.

So you're coming to Gran Canaria on holiday and you're wondering what to pack. Here's our guide to men's style that will keep you looking and staying cool everywhere from poolside to Pacha. 

The huge new Puerto Rico mall, dubbed the Mogán Mall, is set to open next year and will contain over 140 shops plus bars, restaurants and a large Hiperdino supermarket.

La Bahia del Pajar seafood restaurant is a hidden Gran Canaria gem in the fishing village of El Pajar just east of Arguineguín town.

The first draft of the new rules designed to replace the troubled 2015 Holiday Rental Law in the Canary Islands has been criticised by almost everyone.

At last, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has personal tours for small groups that really show you the city from a local perspective. 

According to the British tabloid press, a swarm of earthquakes is about to trigger a mega eruption of Teide volcano in Tenerife. However, the whole story is nonsense and here's Alex from Gran Canaria Info to explain why.

There is good surf all around Gran Canaria but where to go on the day? Here’s the Gran Canaria Info guide to all of the best Gran Canaria surf spots with lots of useful tips about swells and tides.

Pozo Izquierdo is Gran Canaria's windiest town and its beach is unofficially reserved for windsurfers and kitesurfers. However, there is a smaller, sheltered beach in town with black sand.

The east coast of Gran Canaria is a world-class windsurfing area but on the right day, there are quality sailing spots all over the island. Here's our guide to all the best spots for windsurfers and kitesurfers.

Home to the annual Wind & Waves festival and a stage of the World Windsurfing Tour, Pozo Izquierdo (known as Pozo) is Gran Canaria's windiest town and the centre of its world-class windsurfing and kitesurfing scene.

02.05.2018: May begins with sunshine although there could be afternoon showers in south Gran Canaria. 

Arguineguín, south Gran Canaria's only authentic coastal town, is well served by local buses going between the two big resort centres at Maspalomas/Playa del Inglés and Puerto Rico.

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