12 of the best Spanish beaches in Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura

beaches gran canaria and fuerteventura

Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura are two of the islands of the Canaries where you will find a great number of the best beaches in Spain.

At Lopesan Hotel Group, we want to tell you where these marvelous places are located in order to help you enjoying the sun and the beach — together with the most exclusive accommodations in both islands. This way, you will have the chance to rest and disconnect in some of the best beaches in Spain.

It is no coincidence that 23 out of the 50 blue flags of the Canary Islands are in Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura. These blue flags distinguish the quality of our beaches — 15 of them are in Gran Canaria and the other 8 are in Fuerteventura.

So, if you are going to visit one of these two islands, you should know that swimming in some of the beaches at our list is a must! Take a look:

Playa del Inglés

Maspalomas Beach

Maspalomas beach is half an hour away from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria by car. It is located in the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana, at the coastal area of ​​the south of the island. Here, you will find more than six kilometers of one of the best beaches in Spain, together with an impressive environment that will take you to the exoticism of the desert, between dunes, palm groves, and the blue of the sky and the sea.

Very close to this amazing place you will find the most impressive hotel complexes of Gran Canaria, as the IFA Faro Hotel, Lopesan Baobab Resort, Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort & Spa, or the Lopesan Villa del Conde Resort & Thalasso among other luxury hotels of Lopesan group.

We recommend you to book your hotel in Meloneras or Maspalomas if you want to enjoy the closeness to this magnificent beach, together with the tranquility of its golf courses.

Playa Del Ingles

If we continue talking about the biggest and the most spectacular areas of dunes and sea, we will find another of the best beaches in SpainMaspalomas Dunes, towards the south-east zone.

This area gives continuity to the best tourist environment with its premises, terraces, restaurants, bars, and pubs. Here, you can enjoy the tranquility and exclusivity of the most excellent accommodations, together with the comfort of having everything you could imagine within your reach.

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You can find fantastic beachfront hotels such as the hotel Corallium Dunamar by Lopesan Hotels. Here, you have the chance to enjoy a healthy gastronomic offer, but it is only recommended for adults. Nevertheless, if you want to travel as a family, the hotels Abora Catarina and Abora Continental by Lopesan Hotels will offer you everything you need to enjoy your holiday to the fullest. The fun is guaranteed!

Amadores Beach

At the south-west of the island, between Mogan and Puerto Rico, you will find a wonderful beach of white and fine sand where a wonderful weather is always guaranteed. Here you can spend the whole day due to it is surrounded by all kind of premises and restaurants which will satisfy all your needs.

Don’t miss the chance to enjoy a romantic and spectacular sunset here, because it is probably one of the most beautiful sunsets of the world, and it is in one of the best Spanish beaches.

Anfi del Mar Beach

Continuing in the coastal area of ​​Mogan, you will find other of the best beaches in Spain with its white and fine sand, crystal clear waters and low waves. Moreover, this beach has a great easy-access from the urbanization where it is located.

It is an area frequented by the owners of luxurious boats moored in its fishing port, sheltered from the trade winds in order to help you enjoying an unbeatable day at the beach.

Playa del cura

Playa del Cura is one of the quieter beaches of Gran Canaria and it is framed by rocks and dark sand. It is next to Puerto de Mogan, a town popularly known as “The Venice of Gran Canaria” because of its enchanting appeal and its canals that run between the little houses adorned with flowers.

If you want to practice some kind of nautical activity, you will find an interesting and varied offer in this area between Mogan and Puerto Rico. It includes diving, water skiing, sailing, catamaran and much more — all of this just 15 minutes from Maspalomas and Meloneras by car or by bus.

Las Canteras Beach

Las Canteras Beach is located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and it is known as the big urban beach of the capital. It is also considered one of the best beaches in Spain, and it has approximately 4 kilometres of sand between the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium and La Puntilla. Here you will have the chance to have a long walk, lying on its golden sand, practicing surf or swimming peacefully.

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Fuerteventura Beaches

Continuing with Fuerteventura in our selection of best beaches in Spain, we must emphasize that there are many interesting places with fantastic beaches in this beautiful volcanic island with wonderful turquoise waters. Now, we are going to highlight some of those places.

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Dunas de Corralejo Natural Park

There are 150 kilometers of some of the best beaches in Spain in this little paradise where tourism of relaxation and gastronomy predominates. Some of those beaches can be found at the Natural Park of Dunas de Corralejo, where you can contemplate the nearby Isla de Lobos besides walking on its white and fine sand.

Esmeralda Beach, Costa Calma

Esmeralda Beach is located in Costa Calma at the south-east of the island, and it is a beautiful and quiet beach with golden sand and turquoise waters.

Sotavento Beach, Costa Calma

If we follow our list of the best beaches in Spain, we have to mention Sotavento Beach. It is located at the south-east of the island, in Costa Calma too. This amazing beach has celebrated important windsurf championships, but that is not all! Here you can also enjoy the astonishing views, the cozy beach bars and even practice surfing.

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Morro Jable Beach

The leeward part of the peninsula of Jandia — located at the south of the island — has one of the best beaches in Spain, together with an exclusive offer of tourist accommodation, in proximity to the town with the same name.

Lopesan Hotel Group offers you its wonderful hotels in Jandia, the area with the most beautiful spots in Fuerteventura. We don’t want you to miss its stunning sunsets in the beautiful town of Morro Jable. This way, you can combine the comfort and tranquility of our hotel complexes with the lively ambiance you will find in this nearby town.

Cofete Beach

You will also find impressive wild beaches in the peninsula of Jandia, all of them sheltered by the highest volcanic massifs of the island. From here, you will have the chance to see the neighboring island of Gran Canaria on clear days.

Among those wild beaches, you will find the impressive Cofete Beach, which is one of the quietest but wildest of the island due to its difficult access.

Now that you know where some of the best beaches in Spain are located and where are the best accommodations to live an unforgettable experience during your holidays, you can plan those special days in advance and make your reservation to be benefited by the best offers


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