28 Things to do in Gran Canaria

Sunshine, sandy beaches and top-quality attractions: you couldn't ask for more! With so much to do and so many places to visit, there’s a side to Gran Canaria for couples, families and friends of all ages. So, what exactly are the best things to do in Gran Canaria?

Top Gran Canaria things to do

• Las Palmas: The island’s capital buzzes with local life traditional and modern, from its quaint Old Town alleyways to mouthwatering dining and frequent weekend regattas.

• Aqualand and Sioux City: Two of the best days out with kids in Gran Canaria!

• Maspalomas Sand Dunes: They have to be seen to be believed. Unmissable.

• Nightlife: Whether you’re into waterfront bars, clubbing or drag shows, Gran Canaria delivers in spades! For the biggest nights out, Playa del Ingles is the place to be.

• Sandboarding: The high-thrill way to do the Maspalomas Dunes! Other adrenalin-junkie faves include scuba diving, paddle surfing and scaling Roque Nublo.

• Bandama Caldera: Update your Insta with a snap from the top or trek off on a hike along the crater floor.

• Golf: Gran Canaria’s a fantastic place to test your handicap with a magnificent eight courses to work your way around.

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