Local tips & secrets


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  • Welcome to paradiseJanuary 17th, 2013

    Gran Canaria (originally meaning ‘Great Island of Dogs’) is the second most populous island of the Canary Islands. Gran Canaria is located in the middle of the Atlantic ocean.

  • How hot is Gran Canaria?January 17th, 2013

    The weather in Gran Canaria is very pleasant the whole year thanks to its subtropical ocean climate.
    Winter temperatures fluctuate around 20°C and summer temperatures are around 25°C.

  • Quick FactsJanuary 16th, 2013

    1 Capital: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    2 Population:  838,397 (40% are the natives of Gran Canaria)
    3 Highest point: Pico de Las Nieves (1,949 metres (6,394 ft))

    4 Official language: Spanish
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  • Current weatherNovember 26th, 2012

    Oh yes indeed – the tiny island is a minature continent! In one part it might be raining while on the other you can enjoy a perfect beach day.

  • Best time to go to Gran CanariaOctober 9th, 2012

    For the beach lovers
    The island enjoys great temperature throughout the whole year.

Beaches