Isle of Gran Canaria

Windsurfing Gran Canaria

November 9th, 2010

Along the coast of Gran Canaria you find a nearly constantly blowing wind. That means that windsurfing is possible during the whole year. The situation of the isle in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean is an ideal condition to practice windsurfing.

Gran Canaria offers a total of 21 surfspots for beginners and andvanced windsurfers. The isle of Gran Canaria is very famous in the surfer scene and became an important place for championships and mastershipsRead the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: Beaches, Playa del Inglés, Santa Lucia de Tirajana, Sports, Surfing, Watersport

Deep sea fishing on Gran Canaria

October 9th, 2010

Because af the abundance of different kinds of fishes along the coast of Gran Canaria one of the most famous sports here ist deep sea fisching. Lots of locals and tourists enjoy many hours by fishing directly on the coast or with an adventurous deep sea fishing trip.

The best months for deep water fishing are between May and November, but even during the rest of the year deep water fishing on Gran Canaria is possible. The … Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: La Aldea de San Nicolás, Mapalomas, Sports, Watersport

Cave Cueva Pintada

September 9th, 2010

On the isle of Gran Canaria has been made one of the most important arqueological discoveries about the aborigins called los Guanches.

Cueva Pintada (painted cave) is a real jewel, which is telling us a lot about the natives called Los Guanches.

The cave has been discovered in 1862, when the discovery not has been seen as important. The real discovery has found place in 1873 by a farmer named Jose RAmos Orihuela. When he was working on … Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: Gáldar, Guanches, Places to visit

Holidayhomes on Gran Canaria

March 15th, 2010

There is no other island with such a conspicuous variety of landscapes like Gran Canaria. Only 200 km separated from the African coast and 1100 km from the Spanish mainland, Gran Canaria joins the archipelago of the Canary Islands.

In the heart of the island of Gran Canaria a number of ravines lead down to the coast, which gives it´s special characteristic shape to the island together with the volcanic origin.

The climate in Gran Canaria is … Read the rest

Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Mapalomas, Playa del Inglés

Costa Mogan, a beautiful coast

May 29th, 2009

If you like it hot, but not too hot, the Costa Mogan is the place for you – the summer daytime temperature in the resorts of Puerto Rico, Puerto de Mogan and Patalavaca on the south-west coast of Gran Canaria is normally in the high twenties to mid-thirties (that’s °C not °F!), usually with a refreshing sea-breeze. Winter temperatures are only a few degrees lower. And it’s the same in Taurito, Playa del Cura and Arguineguin too.
See … Read the rest

Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Beaches, Mogán, Puerto de Mogán, Restaurants, Sports
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