Gran Canaria now has 15 Blue Flag beaches after three new ones gained the prestigious status for the first time in 2017.
A well hidden beach that you have to know to be able to find it. Easiest way to get there is to drive to the harbour of La Aldea. Park somewhere and look for a sign that shows you the way to the beach. if you look well at the map underneath in satellite view you can view the paths.
You've probably read that a passenger ferry crashed into the harbour wall in Las Palmas this week and that the accident caused an oil spill and closed beaches. Relax, the spill was minor and never came anywhere near ANY of Gran Canaria's beaches.
26.04.2017: Gran Canaria will get showers and maybe the odd bit of thunder and lightning over the weekend, but there will be plenty of sunshine in between the clouds.
18.04.2017: Here's the Gran Canaria Info news and gossip round-up for April. Is every word true? Well, we have friends in low places and we do our best...
17.04.2017: Gran Canaria had a hot and sunny Easter with temperatures peaking at over 30ºC on Sunday and today. It looks like summer is well on the way.
07.04.2017: This weekend and the beginning of next week will be calm and sunny in Gran Canaria but there is an outside chance of a spot of real weather towards the middle of Easter week.
Gran Canaria eight golf courses means that you are never more than a few minutes way from the fairways. This is our guide to each course.
Gran Canaria has eight golf courses is an ideal golfing location all year round although it is unmatched during the European winter.
Meloneras resort is less than 20 years old but it's palm-fringed boulevard, seafront terraces and high-end shops make the smart bit of Maspalomas resort a must-visit spot.
Taste Mesón is quite simply one of the best food experiences in Gran Canaria. It serves top quality food in tasting portions in an informal setting with gorgeous views. Add the 360 wines sold by the glass (70 cavas and champagnes) and this is a Gran Canaria spot you have to try.
BREAKING NEWS: The investors behind the new Gran Canaria waterpark are abandoning the project and replacing it with the world's longest rollercoaster, which is under construction already.
27.03.2017: The cool air that made the weekend a tad chilly has gone and a lovely high pressure sitting close to the Canary Islands will warm things up.
The Canary Islands are getting drier but stormier, according to data released by the Spanish Weather Service (AEMET).
20.03.2017: Wow, that was fun! After a stormy weekend in Gran Canaria with heavy rain showers all over Gran Canaria things are getting back to normal so expect sunshine in south Gran Canaria this week.
Here's the Gran Canaria Info news and gossip round-up for the second week of March Is every word true? Well, we read the papers, have friends in low places and do our best...
13.03.2017: The hot air that gave Gran Canaria record high temperatures over the weekend has now gone completely thanks to brisk Trade Winds blowing down from the North Atlantic.
The Risco Caido archaeological site in Gran Canaria is Spain's official nomination for World Heritage Status. It now goes forward for consideration by the WHO's head honchos.
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.
Plenty of people in Gran Canaria will rent you a road bike, but only one can claim to made Gran Canaria the cycling holiday destination that it is today. That man(iac) is Raymond Leddy, he is Cycle Gran Canaria, and he organizes the bona-fide epic event that is the Tour of Gran Canaria.