The city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria can be found on the popular holiday island of Grand Canaria, which comes under the administration of the country of Spain. This city is the largest in the Canary Islands and actually the 9th largest in the whole of Spain. Your holidays in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will allow you to experience plenty of activities and attractions in this buzzing and vibrant city. There are even no less than four beaches within the city’s border and this means that you really will be spoilt for choice. The self catering accommodation in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will often come in the form of a town apartment, but nearer to the beach and outskirts of the city, you may well find larger and more luxurious villas.
Your holidays in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria are likely to be spent enjoying the four beaches that can be found here. This allows you to partake in activities such as swimming, water skiing, wind surfing, surfing, paragliding, banana boat riding and even the more leisurely and relaxing pedaloes. This city is great for people that like to indulge in a spot if retail therapy on their holidays and you can often purchase some real bargains. Restaurants, bars and night clubs make for an awesome night life in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and all tastes are catered for: whether you’re after a real clubbing scene or something a little more laid-back and opulent.
You can rest assured that there are numerous attractions to visit on your holidays in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. If the long history of the island appeals to you then there are attractions such as The Canarian Museum, Castillo de la Luz and you can even wander around none other than Christopher Columbus’ former residence and learn more about him at The Casa de Colon. If the indigenous flora and fauna of the Canary Islands interests you, why not head for The Jardin Canario and take a picnic along with you, which all members of your travelling party are likely to enjoy. This park contains numerous examples of plant life that can be found across these Atlantic Islands.
There are a number of very good reasons for why the Canary Islands are so popular with tourists - year round - and top of this list has to be its amazing weather. The lowest temperatures would occur during the months between December and February and even then they are in the late teens or early twenties degrees Celsius, which is very pleasant indeed. Summers see temperatures reaching the high twenties. Rainfall amounts are low in the Canary Islands and your holidays in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will be no exception.
The most convenient airport for you to get quickly to your self catering apartment in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is Las Palmas Airport (LPA). When it comes to the services which are offered to and from the UK, you really could not be more spoilt. Nearly every main airport in the country offers frequent and affordable flights to Las Palmas, although some may be seasonal. Airlines such as Jet2, Monarch, Thomson Airways and Thomas Cook Airlines all fly on this route.