Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura — two of the best islands of the Canaries to enjoy the beach

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The Canarian archipelago has the best climate in Europe. That allows to enjoy the sun and the sea at all times of the year without having to go any further, but do you know which is the best Canary Island to enjoy the most incredible beaches?

If you like to enjoy the relax, the sun, and the beach with all the comforts in surprising new places, we invite you to discover everything that Lopesan Hotel Group can offer you in two of the best islands of the Canaries. Here, everything is ready to welcome you!

Gran Canaria, a mini continent that you must explore

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This island has average annual temperatures between 20 and 27 degrees, in which the sun is always guaranteed to fully enjoy the beach on your days off. All of this, together with the most extensive range of sports, leisure and party plans — so you can do whatever you feel like each time.

If we think of a place like this and everything you will find there, you will have to agree with us that Gran Canaria is one of the best islands of the Canaries to spend an extraordinary vacation.

Gran Canaria — with its more than sixty kilometres of white, golden and black sand lively beaches, incredible coves, and other quieter beaches from where you can admire stunning sunsets, together with its cultural offerings and entertainment, and exquisite cuisine— is definitely one of the best islands of the Canaries when it comes to satisfying the most demanding travellers’ expectations.

You will find the most magnificent sets of hotels in Gran Canaria, such as the Lopesan Baobab Resort, Costa Meloneras Resort & Spa, or Lopesan Villa del Conde Resort & Thalasso very close to those beautiful rural surroundings, cliffs, and almost a virgin nature. Our hotels are located between dream beaches and fantastic golf courses.

If you like to alternate tranquillity with entertainment, you should bet on one of the most famous and well-known beaches, like Playa del Ingles. There you can enjoy all the facilities of hotels in Gran Canaria such as the Corallium Dunamar by Lopesan Hotels, or the Abora Continental by Lopesan Hotels — both of them, located a step away from the bustling atmosphere of its restaurants, stores, and shops.

You can discover a wide variety of places while you admire a beautiful landscape contrasts within the extensive coastline of one of the best islands of the Canaries. This is thought for the lovers of tanning and waves.

Beaches in one of the best islands of the Canaries to enjoy the most complete holidays

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Las Canteras, an extensive and changing urban beach

You will find the great Las Canteras beach at the foot of the capital and next to the great port that daily receives ships from all over the world. Here, you will be able to appreciate its changing and diverse environments, from La Puntilla area, to the surfer area of the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium.

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Don’t forget to visit this beach on your way through the capital, nor the historic centre where you will discover the beautiful district of Vegueta. Walk along its streets, where you can enjoy the architecture of colonial style.

Christopher Columbus also considered that this was one of the best islands of the Canaries, because he used to rest here on his trips to the New World. A proof of it is the House of Governors in which the navigator stayed several times. It can still be visited nowadays.

The wonderful and sheltered beaches at the south of the best island of the Canaries

At the south of Gran Canaria you will find the most complete series of beaches for all tastes!

Quiet beaches

  • Meloneras

Discover the real pleasures of life in the most exclusive surroundings of Costa de Meloneras, within the offer that Lopesan Hotel Group presents you in this area. This area is located a step away from the golden Maspalomas Dunes and the Golf Courses, in a spectacular contrast with the blue of the ocean.

  • San Agustin

It is one of those quiet beaches where you can rest in your sun lounger even if you go with children.

If you are planning to enjoy total tranquillity, forgetting about the worries and obligations for a few days, we strongly recommend you our hotels in Gran Canaria such as Corallium Beach by Lopesan Hotels in San Agustin. There, you can enjoy of a quiet place with a pleasant leisure offer on your own or with your couple.

  • Amadores Beach

It is another great and quiet beach to enjoy as a family, or rediscover the magic as a couple with its spectacular sunsets that honour the name of this place.

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  • Mogan Beach

The “Venice of the Canary Islands” is also at the south of what we can consider the best island of the Canaries for its variety of landscape, cultural offer, and plans.

Mogan is a beautiful and cosy town with its small harbour and a very sheltered beach to enjoy on your own or with children.

Find out about the possibility of renting different types of boats to fish, dive, or simply relax while you enjoy a wonderful walk along the coast.

  • Pasito Blanco Beach

Pasito Blanco is another small and sheltered beach very close to Meloneras. It is frequented by the owners of sailboats and yachts moored in its marina above all.

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Beaches to enjoy

  • Playa del Ingles

You will find options for all tastes at the time of spending a fantastic day at the beach in Playa del Ingles. You can lie on the sand, have a walk, or enjoy the wide variety of water sports, as well as fun parties organized on this beach where everyone is welcome.

  • Maspalomas Beach

Enjoy the tranquillity offered by the nature reserve of Maspalomas, in whose vicinity is located another of the most magnificent hotels of Gran Canaria, the IFA Faro Maspalomas.

  • Puerto Rico

In its surroundings you will find the most animated beach areas of the island, next to some beautiful sea beds where you can admire a wonderful reserve of oceanic fauna.

We could say that the success of your holidays is to hit the most appropriate place to fulfil your dreams, so we cannot finish these lines without mentioning the best island of the Canaries to enjoy nature in its purest form while you practice sports in an environment of paradisiacal beaches.

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Fuerteventura, the best island of the Canaries if you want to enjoy outdoor activities

Imagine beaches of black volcanic sand, or beaches with a fine and golden mantle in contrast to the turquoise of the ocean.

Can you think of a more interesting environment to practice all kinds of sports such as scuba diving, surf and many other nautical activities as taking a catamaran ride to see marine mammals? But that’s not all, because you can also practice golf or go hiking, cycling and so much more!

So if you like outdoor sports, Fuerteventura is the best island of the Canaries to enjoy the most natural rest without giving up all the comforts that you deserve when it comes to living an unforgettable holidays.

Book your stay in the area of ​​Jandia, where you will find the best hotel groups, such as the IFA Altamarena Hotel, or the Villas Altamarena holiday complex in the quiet and at the same time animated area of ​​Morro Jable, together with its wonderful beaches.

Fuerteventura is a coveted holiday destination and it is probably the best island in the Canaries for those who want to combine sports and beach.

And now that you have more information, check out these offers in the most comfortable and select accommodations to decide which the best island of the Canaries is for you!


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