The town of Mogan is situated in the south-west of the island of Gran Canaria. This archipelago, known as The Canary Islands, comes under the administration of Spain, but is actually just off the coast of North-west Africa. Your holidays in Mogan will be spent in a part of Gran Canaria that is reputed to have a quintessentially Spanish feel about it; yes there are modern self catering villas and apartments available for you to rent, but the area has managed to retain its unique charm and ambiance.
On your holidays in Mogan, you will soon discover that there is an abundance of activities and things to do to keep you totally happy for the duration of your stay. The settlement of Mogan is inland, but only a hop, skip and jump away from the Atlantic coast. This opens up the door to plenty of water sports, the most popular including family-safe swimming, scuba diving, snorkelling, water skiing, jet skiing and other tamer water activities. Closer to your self catering accommodation in Mogan, you are able to enjoy the likes of jogging, nature walking, tennis, swimming, horse riding, fishing and there is also a good choice of golf courses available around the area.
Your self catering villa in Mogan will be situated in a part of Gran Canaria that is immensely convenient for other parts of this fantastic island. The massive and impressive resorts of Maspalomas, where you will discover the awesome sand dunes for which this area has become so famous; Playa del Ingles is just a tiny bit farther along the coast and is equally popular with tourists to the island. These resorts have plenty to offer in the way of great shopping opportunities. There is also an excellent range of bars, clubs, cafés and restaurants for you to sample.
For your holidays in Mogan, you can expect to experience a near sub-tropical climate. This will mean that temperatures are quite consistent throughout the whole year. Even during the coolest winter months, the temperature will only drop to the low-twenties degrees Celsius, which is the same as our average temperature in the UK during the height of Summer. The Summer temperatures hit the higher-twenties degrees Celsius and rainfall is always relatively low across the island.
Your holidays in Mogan will start as soon as you arrive at Las Palmas International Airport (LPA). There are a good number of airlines that connect the UK with Gran Canaria and these include easyJet, Jet2.com, Monarch, Thomson Airways and Thomas Cook Airlines. Most major airports operate services to Las Palmas and these include East Midlands (EMA), London Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN), Bristol (BRS), Birmingham (BHX) and Newcastle(NCL).