The annual sand nativity scene on Las Canteras beach is the world's biggest and a must visit if you come to Las Palmas in December.

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To shop for clothes in Gran Canaria on a Sunday, head up to Las Palmas (between October and April).

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

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Wednesday, 02 September 2015 15:03

Tip Of The Day: Anfi Island Swimming Area

If Anfi beach is busy or you just want to swim in cool, deep water, then walk out onto the heart-shaped island and you’ll find a set of steps and a safe swimming area just next to the ferry dock.

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Save money and avoid rip-off bank charges while in Gran Canaria by paying in euros when using your credit or debit card.

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The Catholic church rather than the local tourist authorities still decides when to open church doors in Gran Canaria. This means that some of the island's prettiest churches, such as the Puerto de las Nieves hermitage, are often closed during the day.

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Gran Canaria's east coast beaches are a mixed bag with everything from windswept pebble beaches to sheltered coves with golden sand. Salinetas beach is the prettiest and most accessible of the east beaches.

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The trouble with ordering big beers in Gran Canaria is that they often warm up before you get to the end.

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While papas con mojo and seafood get all the attention, Gran Canaria's delicious doughnuts are a daily treat that you have to try.

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Got a headache in Gran Canaria, or perhaps  sore foot. Hre's how to cure it instantly.

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Puerto de Mogán is pretty from all angles, but one of the best views is from the El Faro restaurant at the tip of the harbour wall.

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Las Canteras beach is a no-take reserve so there are loads of fish, especially where Luis Morote street meets the sand.

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Gran Canaria's homegrown coffee is the world's most northerly crop and the best place to try it is in Agaete's secret garden.

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The lizards by this red stone bridge in the Jardín Canario are used to being fed and it's a great place to get up close to the original Gran Canarians.

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There's more to Arucas old town than the great big church. Walk up the narrow cobbled streets behind the cathedral for great old Canarian houses and local street life, then head down narrow Calle Gourié to the High Street (Calle León y Castillo).

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Tuesday, 11 August 2015 06:26

Tip of The Day: Alcaravaneras Beach

Las Canteras isn't Las Palmas' only beach: Here's a cool video tip about the capital's other sandy beach.

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