The Canary Islands offer numerous destinations, all of them ideal to spend a few days away, having fun or relaxing. Best of all, the weather is great year-round. One of those places is Playa del Inglés, on the island of Gran Canaria. But why go there? Here are three very good reasons.
Playa del Inglés is, along with Maspalomas, the main tourist beach on the island and it's not by chance. Thanks to its own natural features it's a safe beach and it also offers a wide range of activities and services. It has almost three kilometres of fine sand and calm waters, which a variety of tourists enjoy every year. There are several different areas, with different designated purposes – nudism, water sports, surfing, family areas... And for those who enjoy long walks, what better than strolling along the promenade – Paseo Marítimo – from the area of El Corrarillo to the Mirador de la Reserva Dunas, where the view is breathtaking. In addition, the large number of gay friendly business in Playa del Inglés make it the perfect choice for those looking for a gay friendly holiday destination.
The fantastic beaches at Playa del Inglés make it a favourite among families with children who are looking to combine a relaxing holiday with plenty of activities to keep the kids busy. The beach has boasted a blue flag since 1988 and there is a wide range of hotels and apartments that cater for families, offering specific services and activities, meaning you'll be spoilt for entertainment options.
Despite the many wonders of Playa del Inglés, without a doubt the main reason thousands of tourists choose to holiday there every year is its subtropical climate. Temperatures tend to be mild – 18ºC during the winter months and 25ºC in the summer – and it rarely rains. Could you really ask for anything else?
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