Another of the Canary Islands, Gran Canaria is also located in the Atlantic Ocean. There are many reasons to choose the island as your holiday destination at any time of the year, including its privileged climate and beaches. On this island you will also find extraordinary natural heritage and a wonderful setting for water sports.
The variety of landscapes on Gran Canaria is stunning. There is an incredible choice on its 236 kilometres of coast, from peaceful coves in the south of the island to more popular tourist areas such as Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and San Bartolomé de Tirajana, home to the famous Playa del Inglés Beach, as well as unique spots like Maspalomas Beach with its dunes and the broad, untouched sands of Güi-Güi.
Gran Canaria is a great option for lovers of water sports. There is a host of possibilities: scuba diving, surfing, sailing and, of course, windsurfing – the island is considered one of the best places in the world for this sport. In fact, it often hosts major international windsurfing competitions.