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Melonares is a stylish, upmarket resort on the southern coast of Gran Canaria. This seaside holiday resort is in close vicinity to neighbouring holiday resorts of Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles and is regarded as the most luxurious holiday resort on the Gran Canaria’s southern coast.
This holidays town is home to one of the most beautiful beaches on the island of Gran Canaria. Playa de Meloneras is coupled with a 2-kilometre promenade, that will bring you all the way to the neighbouring resort of Maspalomas! Another popular tourist attraction in this resort is the moonlight cinema, the only permanent outdoor cinema in all of Europe!
Meloneras is a resort suited for those that enjoy holidaying in an upmarket resort. There is a wide variety of restaurants, night life, and nearby shopping outlets on offer. Making the resort the perfect holiday destination for couples who are interested in an upscale sun holiday.
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There are a number of upscale cocktail bars and pubs in Meloneras, serving the finest beverages and playing live music. If you want to spend the night dancing into the early hours of the morning, take a trip to nearby Playa Del Ingles where you will find plenty of nightclubs.
Meloneras resort has plenty of high-end restaurants serving fine local cuisine and is home to some of the best restaurants in the whole of Gran Canaria. Two of the local restaurants have even been awarded Michelin Stars!
Families will love a trip to Aqualand Maspalomas, a thrilling waterpark with attractions to keep the entire family entertained!
Playa de las Meloneras is regarded as the best beach in Meloneras. This golden sand beach is popular with locals and tourists alike, as the beach is calmer than the neighbouring beach of Playa de Maspalomas.
Boulevard El Faro is a fantastic shopping centre in the heart of Meloneras with plenty of high street stores including Emporio Armani, Hugo Boss, Lacoste and Tommy Hilfiger!
Every year neighbouring resort Maspalomas hold festivities for Carnival, a festival popular across all of the Canary Islands. If you visit Meloneras between February and March, be sure to visit Maspalomas when this event is being held and enjoy the parades, colourful music performances and the wide range of night-time festivities.
The best time to visit Meloneras is during the summer months, which is the resort’s peak season. You will find bustling beaches and bars between June and August, with the resort experiencing average daily temperatures of 30 degrees paired with 10 hours of sunlight every day!
Euro is the used currency in Gran Canaria.
There is no time difference between Ireland and Gran Canaria.
Flights from Dublin and Cork operate to Gran Canaria seven days a week during summer, with a flight time of four-and-a-half-hours. From Las Palmas airport it is a 40-minute journey by car to Meloneras. Bike rental is a very popular way of exploring all that the resort has to offer.