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22,864 welcoming lettings from 34 holiday letting websites are available in Gran Canaria with prices beginning at $59 per night. By comparing these properties, HomeToGo features the lowest prices as well as the highest rated properties in Gran Canaria.
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Gran Canaria
Amenity filters are provided to help you find the perfect property in Gran Canaria. You are likely to search and find a holiday letting matching your needs in Gran Canaria if you need internet access during your holidays or you want to tune out with some TV time, since most rentals offer internet or TVs. You can even find properties if you want a letting with a sauna (1,449 rentals include saunas in Gran Canaria) or you like to end your days curled up by the fire (868 rentals with fireplaces).
Holiday Rental Price Information in Gran Canaria
The graph shows the average letting prices for the next twelve months in Gran Canaria. The most expensive week to book a holiday letting
in Gran Canaria is in December (18/12 - 25/12). Opt for a getaway in August (14/08 - 21/08) for optimal savings when heading to Gran Canaria.
Holiday Home Availability Information in Gran Canaria
Find out the percentage of available rentals & cottages in Gran Canaria with the graph above. The busiest time to book a holiday letting in Gran Canaria so far is in August (07/08 - 14/08), where only 29 rentals are available. People tend to travel less to Gran Canaria during a week in December (11/12 - 18/12) when only 17% of the rentals are booked.
The weather in Gran Canaria
Check out the climate diagram for Gran Canaria. The highest average temperatures are in the month of August. Conversely, February is the coolest month in Gran Canaria, with temperatures going under 15°. The rainiest month is October while the driest month is July.
Accommodation options for your holiday in Gran Canaria
Holidaymakers searching for apartment rentals in Gran Canaria can find many choices, since they are the most prevalent accommodation option there. Additionally, the median size of apartment rentals in Gran Canaria is 60 m², with an average price of $183 a night. Furthermore, these properties are perfect for medium-sized groups and families, since most can accommodate 4 guests. If you would prefer to compare another accommodation type, you may want to have a look at house rentals, which are the second most frequent accommodation option in Gran Canaria. House rentals have an average size of 142 m² in Gran Canaria.
Find your dream holiday house on Gran Canaria
Just as diverse as the isle itself is the choice of holiday rentals on this alluring Spanish island. Gran Canaria offers remote rural holiday villas in its interior as well as beach front holiday houses in its lively seaside towns. This prosperous sun lovers' destination is easily reached from most European cities by flight or by ferry from mainland Spain.
How to get to Gran Canaria?
Journey into Gran Canaria
If you are travelling to Gran Canaria by air you will arrive at the Gran Canaria Airport, which is located around 25 kilometres south from the capital city of Las Palmas. No matter the location of your Gran Canaria holiday home, it will likely be accessible by transportation from the airport. Buses, coaches and taxis are all available for you to bring you to your destination. Rental cars are also available at the airport, which ensure a quicker and more comfortable journey.
You can also visit Gran Canaria by ferry. These depart from mainland Spain or other islands within the Canary Island Archipelago. Travelling by ferry gives you the option of bringing your car along for the trip.
Many visitors also choose to visit the island by cruise ship, which will most likely dock somewhere central, like Las Palmas. Whatever method you choose to visit the island, remember to book from the wide variety of Gran Canaria holiday rentals, to ensure your stay is comfortable and convenient.
Where to find the best food in Gran Canaria?
Culinary specialties of Gran Canaria
The traditional local cuisine blends Spanish recipes with African influences and indigenous spices. Enjoy fresh seafood or the delicious papas arrugadas, a popular potato dish served with colourful sauces. For dessert, try Bienmesabe, a cake made of ground almonds, lemon, eggs, and sugar.
Tapas, the famous Spanish appetisers, are locally referred to as enyesques. Some of the island’s best can be found at Capaco Tapas Bar in Playa del Inglés, an authentic local restaurant with nightly live music, where reservation is strongly advised.
What are the best activities for families in Gran Canaria?
Fun activities for kids
The island offers many entertaining activities for younger visitors. The beaches to the south provide calm waters for swimming, snorkelling, and kayaking, while the local surf schools give lessons especially for children.
With an array of theme parks there’s something on offer for all ages. Aqualand makes for a fun outing, located in Maspalomas, where you can also take camel rides through sand dunes.
Where are the unique attractions in Gran Canaria?
Excursion destinations on Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria is adored by ocean lovers for various activities offered around its 60km coastline. Scuba diving can be done all around the island, with schools in the capital and around the beaches of Mogán. These towns also offer day cruises with possibilities to spot dolphins, enjoy fishing, or snorkelling.
Perfect wind and waves lure surfers, kiteboarders, and windsurfers to the northern part. The beaches offer outstanding conditions for beginners and professionals alike, with many surfing schools around for lessons or equipment rental. El Frontón, a popular surf spot, is home to the annual bodyboard world championship.
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