Playa de Cura is a small resort, located towards the south west of Gran Canaria, the second largest of the Spanish Canary Islands, which lie off the west coast of Africa. The resort is purpose-built and appeals mainly to families and young couples who are looking to spend their holidays in a relaxed location, which is still close to all the island’s tourist amenities and attractions. Visitors spending their holidays in Playa de Cura will find that there is a good choice of self catering rental accommodation available here, mainly in the form of modern apartments and villas, many enjoying the use of a private or shared pool.
Visitors spending their holidays in Playa de Cura will find that this planned resort has a great selection of amenities, many within easy walking distance of their apartment or villa. There are a comprehensive range of shops, restaurants and bars here, as well as a sheltered beach. Here visitors may enjoy water sports, bathing, or simply hiring a sun-lounger to relax and top-up their tan under the blazing sun. The more active tourists will be pleased to discover there are a number of golf courses close by, as well as the water and amusement parks of the larger resorts, all of which are within a short drive from Playa de Cura.
Due to the island’s relatively compact size and its comprehensive network of good roads, visitors spending their holidays in Playa de Cura will find most of its tourist attractions and amenities are within an easy drive from the resort. Puerto Rico, which lies just 2 miles along the coast from Playa de Cura, is a far livelier resort, with its broader range of shops and restaurants, as well as a busy nightlife. The resort’s Tropical Gardens make for a quiet escape from the busy sandy beach. For an even wider choice of attractions for all ages, tastes and lifestyles, the island’s most popular resorts, Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles, are both within an hour’s drive from the resort.
The majority of visitors who are looking to spend their hard earned cash on a one or two week holiday in Playa de Cura are drawn by Gran Canaria’s near sub-tropical climate. This means that the island basks in temperatures in the high 20s to early 30s throughout the year, with a low annual rainfall figure of around 6 inches.
Travellers looking to spend their holiday in Playa de Cura will first fly to Gran Canaria Airport (LPA). There are numerous airlines operating regular and affordable flights to this busy holiday airport. These include easyJet, Ryan Air, Jet2.com, Monarch, Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways, with flights departing from several regional UK airports, including London Gatwick (LGW), Luton (LTN), Manchester (MAN), East Midlands (EMA), Newcastle(NCL), Exeter (EXT), Glasgow (GLA) and Edinburgh (EDI).