Gran Canaria

By: Nick Cox

Gran Canaria is one of the seven islands that make up the Canary Islands. This group of islands are located just off the coast of north-west Africa, and because of their location they have year round warm weather. This makes them an extremely popular tourist destination.

Gran Canaria is easily accessible from the UK, and there are no shortages of cheap flights available to the island. Flights to Gran Canaria also operate from nearly every UK airport, making the island a very convenient destination to choose.

Famed for its beautiful beaches and energetic nightlife, Gran Canaria is a haven for young people and families alike.

Gran Canaria boasts year round sunshine as well as mile after mile of soft sandy beaches. It's an island that is perfect for families as there are plenty of activities available that can keep everyone entertained for the duration of their stay.

For couples there are romantic hideaways and picturesque marinas to explore. For those after a bustling nightlife then there are parts of the island that are renowned for their parties.

One of the most energetic areas on the island is the resort known as Puerto Rico. Its bustling sandy beaches and beach bars make this part of the island a favourite among British tourists and this is reflected in the types of bars and restaurants that occupy this area of the island.

There is so much to explore on the island of Gran Canaria that many tourists are drawn back year after year.

Being such a popular destination there are always great deals to be had for accommodation and of cheap flights.

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