Gran Canaria has become one of the favourite tourist destinations to visit, highlighting for its cultural wealth but also for beaches, perfect for resting. In this article, we will show you some of the best secret beaches from Gran Canaria.

What are the best secret beaches in Gran Canaria?

The secret beaches Gran Canaria have the same brightness and splendor as the most popular, with the difference that, these are away from the most visited tourist areas and you generally have to go on foot to access them and enjoy their charms.

If you are a lover of hiking or practice some exercise, in addition to knowing these paradisiacal environments, on these secret beaches of Gran Canaria you can organize excursions with friends and family, so we invite you to dive with us in each of these incredible places.


If you decide to go to Guigüi, you will be able to enjoy two wild beaches of Gran Canaria in one place: Guigüi Chico and Guigüi Grande, which you can go on foot or by boat.

This place has special protection and this is the reason why there are no nearby constructions. For the same reason, it has been distinguished as a special natural reserve by the Government of Gran Canaria where thermophilic flower species (tabaibas and cardones) can be observed, as well as several birds that are in danger of extinction.


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Its calm waters with excellent temperatures allow the sea, the sky, and the cliffs to be contemplated from this place, which offers the ideal privacy so that its visitors can fully rest in this special environment.

If you want to go hiking and enjoy the beauty of the sea, you can get to this beach starting from the Aldea de San Nicolás, along the path that runs parallel to the Vallermoso gorge. You will cross very peculiar trails and will enjoy spectacular views of the ancient surfaces that make up these spaces.

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Located near the town of Agaete, Bajo Tamadaba Natural Park, this is a beach that contrasts beautifully with the black hue of volcanic stones that are around it.

Due to its climatic characteristics, it has the possibility of being visited throughout the year, although it is most recommended to do it in autumn or winter, which usually has more pleasant temperatures to carry out the walk that is needed to reach the beach.

This is one of the few secret beaches from Gran Canaria that has palm trees and volcanic landscapes. In it, you can enjoy beautiful animal and plant species that are protected, in addition, you will also contemplate beautiful views of the neighboring island of Tenerife.


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Cala de Tiritaña

Cala de Tiritaña is characterized by being a beautiful “almost hidden” enclave, located near Taurito (Mogán). You can access its beach by going down the path from the cliff. If you had visited Puerto de Mogán for its tranquility, Cala de Tiritaña will undoubtedly be a peaceful place for those who want to enjoy the beach in Gran Canaria without the hustle and bustle of tourist or urban areas.

El Cabrón

This is one of the secret beaches from Gran Canaria that can be accessed by car, since it is only a few 5 minutes away from the town of Arinaga. It is only about 300 meters long and is located in the municipality of Agüimes.

Its name is due to the conqueror Pedro Hernández de Cabrón and it is a protected area in Spain where you will have the chance to enjoy the wonderful calm and temperate waters with your family and friends while observing the diversity of marine and plant species practicing scuba diving.

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On the other hand, this beach is also ideal for those who love to practice maritime sports such as snorkeling. It is a place where services are not offered to the public such as hammocks, umbrellas, places to shower, among others, so if you go as a family with your children, you should take it into account.


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Also, it must be added that this is one of the secret beaches from Gran Canaria, which is not recommended for those who have reduced mobility, since to get there you have to go down surfaces and stairs that are quite irregular.

Enjoy taking a sunbath, seeing the town de Arinaga or cool off in the sea with a good dip in this secret beach from Gran Canaria.

Where to stay in Gran Canaria?

If you want to know the secret beaches in Gran Canaria, but you still have no place to stay, you can do it in one of our hotels, which are located in the best tourist areas of the island such as San Agustín,   Maspalomas, Playa del Inglés and Meloneras.

In our hotel complexes we have excellent facilities and entertainment services, restaurants and bars, among others, so that you can really rest and renew yourself.

If you have any questions regarding our hotel services, contact us, we will be happy to assist you and offer you quality personalized advice.



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