Las Palmas

Las Palmas

The capital city with great food, a gorgeous old town and the world's best city beach.

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. 
When you visit Las Palmas de Gran Canaria city, you have to stop in one of its squares for a coffee or a beer. Here's our guide to the city's top plazas.
At last, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has personal tours for small groups that really show you the city from a local perspective. 
If there's a better spot than Las Palmas de Gran Canaria city to come and do a TEFL qualification, we can't think of it. And The Irish Academy, right in the centre of the city, is the place to do your Cambridge CELTA Qualification.
So, you've booked your hotel room or Airbnb apartment in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria city and now you're wondering where to go and what to do. Here's our guide to making the most of your time in the city.
Gran Canaria, and in particular the capital Las Palmas, is fast becoming a top spot to come and learn Spanish. If you are looking for a place to do a Spanish course, or live here and want to get your Spanish up to scratch, the World Language Centre should be…
Here's everything you need to know to visit Las Palmas de Gran Canaria city for a day and get a really good overview of the biggest city in the Canary Islands.
Las Palmas has an exciting restaurant scene but adds to its foodie credentials with regular food and drink events. Here's our pick of the ones you can't miss if you're in Gran Canaria on the right date.
Las Canteras beach is a marine reserve and the water if packed with fish. It's one of Gran Canaria's top snorkelling spots. 
Las Palmas is a surfing city and the vibe is strongest at the south end of Las Canteras beach. These are the La Cicer spots where the locals and the learners hang out in between sets. 
Las Palmas city has over 400,000 inhabitants making it one of Spain's biggest cities. Here's the Gran Canaria Info guide to the city's main barrios and what to see and do in them.
Gran Canaria's resorts are choc-a-bloc this winter and bargain hotel and accommodation is been hard to find. The capital city Las Palmas, however, offers an alternative with some excellent hotels at great prices.
Las Palmas has a reputation for being a cloudy city, but is also famous as the city with the world's most pleasant climate. What's going on?
Everyone who visits Las Palmas sees the cathedral in old town Vegueta and walks along iconic Las Canteras beach. Here's a list of some of the local icons of the city that are easier to miss.
There's more to Gran Canaria than tourists, beaches and sunshine although the island's capital Las Palmas gets plenty of each. As a place to work and live Las Palmas has a few extra things going for it too.
It's no surprise that Las Palmas is currently second on the influential Nomad List of top remote working locations around the world, and the only place in the top five that isn't in Thailand. Here's why...
Gran Canaria's only cathedral is a mishmash or architectural styles because it was built over 500 years.
La Vegueta was the original Las Palmas and hasn't changed much since Columbus visited, except the bits that the Dutch burned down.
You want to get stuff done but are sick of the cold and need to go somewhere inspiring? There's one place in Europe where the outdoor lifestyle and the infrastructure and services you need to work all come together in one spot. 
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