Altair Apartments

  • 800m to beach
  • 500m to town centre

The Altair Apartments are located on the south west coast of the beautiful island paradise of Gran Canaria, within walking distance from a good variety of bars, restaurants and ... Continue reading

The Altair Apartments are located on the south west coast of the beautiful island paradise of Gran Canaria, within walking distance from a good variety of bars, restaurants and shops and just 500 m from the lovely Puerto Rico beach offering wide range of water sports. This 3 Star complex offers 45 rooms and is great for couples and families with a host of nearby recreational facilities and attractions and self-catering one bedroom apartments that can accommodate up to 4 people overlooking a small sparking swimming pool. Gran Canaria Airport is 45km from the hotel.


  • Two swimming pools (fresh water)
  • Poolside sunshades and sunbeds (free)
  • Beachside sunshades and sunbeds (local charge)
  • Pool Table
  • Bicycle rental
  • Animation programmes
  • Billiards
  • Sun terrace
  • Massages
  • Tennis court (local charge)
  • Evening shows (2 x week) and live music (2 x week) - weather and season dependant

For children:

  • Entertainment programme
  • Separate children's pool

Other facilities

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Car rental
  • Motorbike rental
  • Maid service
  • Wake up service
  • Wifi hotspots


  • Elevator
  • Family Rooms
  • Safe
  • Mini Market
  • Currency exchange
  • Safe (local charge)
  • Car park (free)

Food and Drink

Self-catering apartments. Drinks or a snack can be found at the hotel's poolside snack bar and there is a mini market. There is a variety of restaurants, cafes and bars in a walking distance from the hotel.


Room facilities

The Altair Apartments features one bedroom apartments on six floors, each apartment having a private bathroom and shower, kitchenette, living area with sofa bed, twin bedroom, and a balcony or terrace. The apartments are equipped with pay to view Satellite television and a rental safety deposit box.

Other Information

Sights such as Vegueta's historic old town, Tejeda, Roque Nublo nature park, the municipality of Teror with the sanctuary of the Virgin del Pino (Our Lady of the Pines) and the Cenobio de Valeron cave system are all to be found within 1 hour's drive of the apartments.

Check-in time is at 12:00. Check-out time is at 12:00. Pets are not allowed at the hotel. Smoking is allowed in signed areas only.

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Altair Apartments in Puerto Rico (GC). Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

All these options at no extra cost.

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Altair Apartments in Puerto Rico (GC) easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Altair Apartments with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

The vibrant, modern holiday resort of Puerto Rico, on the island of Gran Canaria, revels in excellent weather year-round, being situated on the island's southern tip just across the ocean from the Sahara. Puerto Rico is encircled by hills, its white-washed holiday accommodation clinging to steep cliff sides above two golden beaches. It includes three large commercial centres overflowing with shops, bars and restaurants, and is flanked by a marina packed with luxury yachts where it is possible to indulge in every kind of water sport imaginable. Puerto Rico has something for everyone: sunny corners for seekers of peace and tranquillity, or a lively venue for a family holiday.

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Puerto Rico is the perfect resort for a sporting holiday, offering numerous active diversions, not least of which are a wide range of watersports available at the marinas at each end of the bay, including windsurfing, jet skiing and banana rides. Out of the water visitors can enjoy tennis; the courts are in excellent condition and lit at night, and rackets and balls can be hired. There are squash courts at the Europa Centre and a gym in the Centro Comercial. Youngsters particularly enjoy the amusement arcades in the three shopping centres, and the mini-golf is popular. A variety of excursions are available to various attractions around the island, while for the adrenaline junkies there is paragliding, skydiving and scuba diving.


Like most holiday resorts on the Canary Islands, Puerto Rico has various top-rated eateries, including Caballito de Mar, Le Petit Lyonnais, Ma Bakers and El Brasero. The restaurants and fast food outlets cater for a wide range of tastes. Here you can dine on anything from fish and chips to haute cuisine. Most of the restaurants are in the Centro Comercial and those who like to dine overlooking the beach will find some good restaurants on the west side of the bay.


Puerto Rico is one of Gran Canaria's hottest nightspots where visitors can party the night away. Happy hour starts as early as 4pm in many bars and pubs, and the clubs don't close until around 4.30am. Popular clubs include Disco Joker and Tango. Centro Comercial is the hub of the action and where most nightspots are found.


Puerto Rico boasts three large shopping and entertainment malls, the largest being the Centro Civico, where visitors can buy literally anything. There is everything from banks to boutiques, florists and fishmongers, and dozens of duty-free stores selling electrical goods, photographic equipment and perfume at great prices. The other two centres are Agua La Perra and Europa, and both have good selections restaurants, souvenir and beachwear shops, and at least one supermarket. Opening hours for shops and supermarkets in the centres are from 9.30am to 10pm. The largest market on the island is at Arguineguin, only 10 minutes away by taxi, and is open every Tuesday. This is a good place to test your bargaining power; hagglers should start negotiating at about half the asking price.


Puerto Rico is built on steep cliff sides and most apartment blocks are reached via long stairways. Those with difficulty walking should ensure they find accommodation on the level. The holiday resort is full of touts and 'promotions staff' from various restaurants and shops vying for business. They can be overly insistent and should be dealt with firmly but politely. Entry into nightclubs is usually free, but drinks can be expensive.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Spanish,
Currency: Euro (€)
€1 = £0.74

This week's weather forecast

32°C Low 24°C
Today: Mon 05 Oct
33°C Low 24°C
Tue 06 Oct
31°C Low 23°C
Wed 07 Oct
30°C Low 22°C
Thu 08 Oct
29°C Low 22°C
Fri 09 Oct

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