Maspalomas - Playa del Inglés
Visitors shall be able to discover a people who, over a few years, have been able to convert an inhospitable area into one of the most important resorts in Europe, while preserving their most genuine roots. Along with its constant sun, its mild temperatures, its beautiful beaches and the splendour of its mountains, visitors will encounter the biggest tourist area on the island: Maspalomas Costa Canaria.
All these qualities are a varied set of singularities which make Maspalomas a must to visit when coming to Gran Canaria. Visitors will be able to find, either by the sea or by the mountains, relax, sport, adventure, culture, gastronomy, etc. Tourists will enjoy their moments surrounded by incomparable sceneries and within an environment of peace and social stability.
Its numerous beaches are interspersed with flat beaches, small cliffs and boulder beaches.
The waters bathing this calm coastline keep warm ocean temperatures all over the year, ranging from 18 to 25ºC. All these excellent conditions make your beach dream come true, in a magnificent place to enjoy sun and swim in the clean waters of the Atlantic Ocean at just a few hours away from any point in Europe.
The most famous beaches, El Inglés, Maspalomas and San Agustín, have been granted with blue flags since 1988. The Blue Flag is an award to the environmental quality developed by the FEE (European Foundation for Environmental Education), sponsored by the European Commission, which grants those communities which strive in keeping beaches and marinas clean, safe and managed with respect for the local environment.
Maspalomas is a cosmopolitan tourist city with more than 180,000 beds (including hotel, residential and non-hotel), that represent 70% of places in all Gran Canaria.
Nightlife is specially charming in Maspalomas Costa Canaria. The Canary Islands gentle breeze is the perfect excuse to go out at night and wander around its clubbing areas. With the sunset, popular pubs and discos open up their doors and offer spaces to dance music and gather which pervade the night with current music and sensual tropical rhythms for nightlife lovers. Simultaneously,bars and restaurants fill up with people willing to enjoy entertainment or relax, according to their preference.
You can find this and more information of Maspalomas in the official website of the Tourism's Department.