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Animal Encounters Gran Canaria Animal Encounters is a fun and enjoyable way for the entire family to get up close and personal with animals in an enjoyable and safe environment. You'll have the opportunity to become educated about and play with dolphins, sealions, horses, camels, buffalo, snakes, crocodiles, donkeys, monkeys etc. Gran Canaria´s Animal Encounters offers families, groups and couples a chance to discover the wonders of wildlife together and it's was established to give people an inside look into the lives and habits of the creatures we share the earth with. Playa de Las Canteras The Las Canteras Beach is one of the most famous beaches in Gran Canaria and is about 3.1 km long. Off the beach is a barrier reef called La Barra, made of coral sandstone, which breaks the waves as they come onshore. Nearbuy is a large selection of restaurants. bars and shops. This is the perfect spot for a day in the sun. Barranco de Guayadeque Guayadeque is the site of an ancient settlement in Gran Canaria, and is situated in the south-east of the island, just inland from the airport and next to the old towns of Agüimes and Ingenio. Gran Canaria: Barranco de Guayadeque The abyss of Guayadeque is home to nearly two thousand varied plant species, muchof which are indigenous to the Canary Islands. The naturally formed cave structures in the rock faces of the abyss were the homes of the original settlers on the island and is from where many of the historical remains in the museums were excavated. The caves made ideal homes for the primitive race that began the colonization of the islands,as they are cool in summer and warm in winter.