Articles Tagged ‘guide’

Sporting Events on Gran Canaria

Sporting Events on Gran Canaria May 25, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
The island has its own indigenous sports left over from prehistoric times; plough lifting, rock carrying, stick fighting or extreme pole vaulting anyone? It also hosts a pretty decent range of international sporting events. If only the island football team would drag itself out of the doldrums of the...

The Best Gran Canaria Websites

The Best Gran Canaria Websites May 25, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
With package tourism falling out of fashion, the number of websites offering independent flight and accommodation booking for Gran Canaria has skyrocketed. Most of them are kosher but every now and then a website pops up, takes a load of bookings and then disappears with everybody’s money. If you book...

Nude Beaches of Gran Canaria

Nude Beaches of Gran Canaria May 25, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Topless sunbathing is almost the norm on Gran Canaria among both tourists and the locals. Nudism is perfectly acceptable but you might get a few stares if you take your bathers off in the wrong place. The Maspalomas sand dunes are Gran Canaria's largest nude beach If you fancy letting it all hang out...

Alternatives to Touristy Places on Gran Canaria

Alternatives to Touristy Places on Gran Canaria May 25, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
With over a million package tourists visiting the island every year you might think Gran Canaria is one giant resort. Fortunately, most of the tourists are happy to stay in the gaudy resorts along the south coast and the rest of the island is pretty much unspoiled. The Capital city Las Palmas is one...