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.

Published in Wind Surfing

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.

Published in Resorts & Places

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.

Published in Arguineguín

April 2018: Want to win a meal for two at a Taste Mesón, Gran Canaria's top tasting restaurant, just for taking a selfie?

Published in Tip of the day

Want to win a free meal for two at a top Gran Canaria restaurant just by taking a selfie? You can, thanks to Gran Canaria Info's selfie contest.

If you want a memorable Instagram photo, head to the Barranco de Barafonso in east Gran Canaria. Just do it quick before everybody visits the closest thing to Antelope Canyon in the Canary Islands. 

Published in Day Trips

This weekend will be sunny in south Gran Canaria with day temperatures in the high 20s.

The weather over the Easter week in Gran Canaria will be a mixture of everything, although south Gran Canaria will be sunny most of the time.

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