Destination guide

Choose Las Palmas de Gran Canaria villas for your holiday

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the capital city of the province of the same name and home to virtually endless adventure. The city itself dates back to 1478, so you'll find many historic landmarks like the Cathedral of Santa Ana. The city is more widely known for its cultural attractions, however, including destinations for cinema, concerts, visual arts and even dance performances. Villas to rent in Gran Canaria are quite varied, so you can find cheap and luxury options in equal measure.


Activities and attractions in and around Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Poema del Mar Aquarium (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Real Club de Golf Las Palmas (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Bentayga Winery (14.4 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Cocodrilo Park (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Las Tirajanas Winery (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Telmo Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Plaza Espana (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Santa Catalina Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Las Canteras Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Las Alcaravaneras Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Romano Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Fly into Las Palmas (LPA-Gran Canaria), the closest airport, located 14.2 mi (22.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Las Palmas?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,603 holiday lettings around Las Palmas. From 969 flats & apartments to 72 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a beach property in Las Palmas?

Drinking in crisp ocean air, soaking up the sun and decidedly losing all track of time. Now that's the type of escape you deserve. There are 552 beachside rental properties to choose from. Open to other ideas? HomeAway has plenty of other rental options to explore, including:

  • 384 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 316 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 268 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Las Palmas?

Having space to yourself, cooking your own meals, lofty views — if any of this appeals to you, an apartment rental could be a fantastic choice. You'll be able to select from 1,165 different options on HomeAway. If you make your booking quick, you could be spending as little as £18 a night. If that doesn't fit with your posse's taste, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • House: 319 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £11 per night.
  • Cottage: 172 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £30 per night.
  • Villa: 70 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £39 per night.

Can I stay in Las Palmas in a large group?

It can be difficult finding the time to meet up with your closest family and friends. A holiday is the perfect opportunity to get together. If you were planning to kick back under the same roof, HomeAway has options for you. Apartment holiday rentals are the preferred option here for big groups of guests. Our worldwide database presently has 124 available. Properties in the area that can cater for large groups include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we've got 269 holiday rentals just right for that size. Stay a night from just £24.
  • If you've got 5 in your group, you'll be pleased to learn that there are 139 rental accommodation that are ideal. You can book one for as little as £32 per night.
  • Arranging a trip away with 8 guests? We've got 78 properties for rent that will be perfect. Prices start from £35 a night.

You and the squad will be in good hands when you book your Las Palmas holiday through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Las Palmas?

Forget those dull cookie-cutter hotel chains! Delight in the charm of living like a local in a value-packed holiday rental instead. Have a look at the wonderful options that can be secured now on HomeAway. When it comes to seeking out a great deal, the first place you look ought to be El Mundillo. Here, HomeAway has 29 holiday rentals at an average price of £59 per night. El Valle is another place to check out. We've got 29 and the average price is around £61 a night.

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