"Maspalomas boasts not only almost four miles of beach but an extended area of sand dunes that look like something from the Sahara Desert"
A combination of stunning beaches, soft white sands and crystal clear waters ensure that your Maspalomas holidays are a paradisiacal experience, promising almost year-round sunshine to those in need of a fix of vitamin D. On the southernmost tip of Gran Canaria, this sophisticated resort is perfect for couples and family holidays, separated from the lively Playa del Ingles by 400 hectares of protected sand dunes, allowing you to balance tranquillity and vibrancy throughout your stay.
Entertainment seems to be synonymous with escapes to Maspalomas, which is just as well if you’ve brought the kids along or you yourself are unable to sit still on the sand. You'll encounter all manner of water sports including scuba diving and paragliding if you're feeling adventurous, while others may prefer to capitalise on the great nearby attractions during their holidays to Maspalomas, whether it’s with an afternoon at the fantastic Aqualand or a trip to ride the rollercoasters of Holiday World.
Beaches, Nature and Nightlife
One of the most appealing aspects of a holiday to Maspalomas is the opportunity the resort will give you to recharge your batteries amid a serene atmosphere. In addition to the gorgeous beach, you’ll find many other scenes of relaxation in and around the resort, contrasting some of the livelier, party-driven areas of the Spanish islands. Embrace the outdoors and stroll through the beautiful Charca de Maspalmoas nature reserve or explore Palmitos Park, home to various animals and a large aquarium – perfect for keeping the kids entertained. If you’re a keen golfer and have packed your clubs for your holidays in Maspalomas, you’ll be pleased to know that Gran Canaria’s largest and most famous golf course finds a home within the resort.
For many though, it is the beach that will draw the majority of your attention during time in the resort of Maspalomas. Relaxing on the beach beside the dramatic sand dunes is a typical memory to take home with you from your break, and while the kids splash around in the warm water, you can soak up the sun’s rays or immerse yourself in a good book. Nearby Puerto Rico is another idyllic beach resort worth a visit during your holiday, boasting fantastic amenities in this purpose-built realm of holiday luxury.
From gorgeous sandy beaches to exciting theme parks, Maspalomas holidays have something for everyone. If you're lucky enough to be heading here for a holiday, check out our list of top things to do in Maspalomas for some inspiring ideas.