Despite silly newpaper headlines about "travel chaos", Spanish air traffic control strikes this week are largely symbolic and not expected to cause significant delays.
Puerto de Mogán marina is known as Little Venice because of its gorgeous lanes and canals. It's a must-visit spot in Gran Canaria and here's twenty photos that show you the highlights.
Enough with the "one of the best" and "some think it's the best" fence-sitting. We say Las Canteras beach in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the best city beach in the world and here's 20 photos that prove it ...
With 82 beaches to choose from, Gran Canaria is a sunbathers paradise. For info on all of them, see this guide to Gran Canaria's beaches.
Gran Canaria's summer fiesta season is in full swing in June with over a dozen local romerías. You also have bonfires and local beach parties, a bikini fashion show, and Las Palmas' foundational celebrations.
There’s a lot to look forward to on this route, it’s one of my favorites, a typical Sunday ride with everything in it, climbs, descents, technical sections and a tail wind home!, so as a quick run through, we start from the get go on a 11km climb to 460m, another 17km to 951m, long descent with sharp climbs back up to 600m then a descent gradual to sea and coast road home.
New holiday let rules in Gran Canaria and the Canary Islands have opened up the market for private property owners in non-resort areas.
This is how curry is meant to be eaten: In the heat by the sea, with cold beer on the table and the cricket in the background. Happy Valley by Amadores beach is excellent.
The Spanish Weather Service has placed south Gran Canaria on alert, for today Thursday 21 and tomorrow Friday 22, for large waves of up to 2.5 metres and strong gusts of wind.
One of the three great barranco drives up into the Gran Canaria highlands, the GC 605 hairpins its way up the Mogan Valley until it reaches the cumbres at Ayacata village just below Roque Nublo.
When we found Platé banana wine, we just had to try it. What could be more Canarian than wine made from bananas?
There's a resort for everyone in Gran Canaria so, whether you're a sun-worshipper or a party-animal, here's a guide to all the top spots. Take your pick and enjoy the sunshine.
When we see headlines saying that it's hotter in (Berlin, London, Stockholm, etc) than in Gran Canaria we pop another ice cube into our cubata and have a quiet chuckle.
The Tamadaba loop road gives you the best views out over the Atlantic Ocean towards Tenerife and Teide volcano. It's a driving must in Gran Canaria.
This little-known rural road winds up through the northwest of Gran Canaria past cliff-edge villages and flower meadows and brings you to the wild pine forests of Tamadaba.
The first of several leaks on the wreck of the Oleg Naydenov has now been sealed with a steel cofferdam, according to the Spanish authorities. Efforts to seal the remaining fuel leaks are ongoing.
Specsavers Magazine and the Gran Canaria Tourist Board are offering a free luxury holiday in Gran Canaria at the fabulously located and Five Star Seaside Palm Beach in Maspalomas. UK residents only.
May in Gran Canaria starts with the Maspalomas Gay Pride Festival and ends with Canary Day. In between are a dozen local romerias with good food and loud music.
Nudists love Gran Canaria because it has naked beach spots to suit all tastes. Here's our pick of the best places to get an all-over holiday tan. Click on the beach name to see more detailed info on each one.