16 May 2019
One of the world’s most popular holiday destinations, gorgeous Gran Canaria is home to over 120 miles of stunning beaches, a wonderful range of resorts, spectacular UNESCO-protected inland regions and some of the best golf courses, and spa and wellness facilities in all of Europe.
With year-round sunshine and just a four-hour flight from the UK, its little wonder that Gran Canaria is the go-to destination for family fun in the sun.
This wonderful island offers such an extraordinary range of things to experience, with something for all ages to enjoy.
With its perfect all-year round climate of mild winters and no extreme heat in the summer months, together with beautiful golden fine sand beaches protected by reefs, without wind and with easy access to the pleasant waters, Gran Canaria offers the perfect family beach break.
Gran Canaria offers a variety of child-friendly accommodation, whether you’re looking for an apartment, villa, bungalow or luxury hotel. Many of the resorts also have kids’ clubs, splash parks, all-inclusive options, with day and evening animation programmes designed especially for youngsters in mind. Together with an incredibly diverse range of restaurants to cater for even the fussiest of appetites, Gran Canaria’s hotels and resorts are truly world-beating when it comes to pleasing all the family.
With a rich variety of attractions and entertainment on offer, you’ll never be bored in Gran Canaria. Go on a camel safari, take an undersea trip in a yellow submarine, meet the playful sea lions at Aqualand Maspalomas, wander through sub-tropical Palmitos Park or see a Wild West show in Sioux City - the entire island feels like a giant playground.
Monday: Aquarium Poema del Mar
Gran Canaria's brand-new aquarium, this exciting attraction is home to a wide range of marine creatures including squid, sharks, rays and local fish. Get up close and personal with the weird and wonderful creatures of the Atlantic at this world-class aquarium.
Tuesday: Aqualand Maspalomas
Make a splash at this water park and get an adrenaline fix with a range of fast and furious rides
Wednesday: Hangar 37
Step onto the airsoft battlefield in Tarajalillo and answer the call of duty in over 10,000 square metres of ‘warzone.’
Thursday: Angry Birds Activity Park
Have fun with the Angry Birds family and say hello to dolphins, whales and crocodiles at this miniature version of Bird Island.
Friday: Palmitos Park Maspalomas
The sister of nearby Aqualand, Palmitos Park is home to plenty of flyers, including birds of prey and parrots, as well as fish, dolphins and reptiles.
Saturday: Submarine Adventure
Take a journey on the state-of-the-art Golden Shark modern submarine to the depths of “La Atlántida” Submarine Park.
Sunday: Sioux City Park
Dedicated to the USA’s Wild West, this exciting theme park is open both day and night for shoot ‘em ups and singalongs.
If you would like to book your family break in Gran Canaria, contact your Travel Counsellor and take advantage of exclusive benefits including full financial protection and a 24-hour duty office ready to assist you before, during and after your stay.