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Playa del Ingles is a seaside resort on the southern coast of Gran Canaria. It experiences year-round sunshine and is known for having some of the best beaches in all of the Canary Islands. It is also one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe for the LGBTQ+ community.
Alongside the amazing nightlife and beaches, there is plenty to do and see while on holiday in Playa Del ingles. One of the most popular ways to explore the resort and see its true beauty is on bike, with plenty of bike rental businesses in the city to avail of! There are also many Dolphin and Whale watching excursions which are very popular amongst tourists.
Playa del Ingles is ideal for couples and young groups looking for a sun holiday along with fantastic local nightlife. It is also a popular resort with families of all ages and interest due to its abundance of beautiful beaches, Irish pubs, bars and attractions.
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This resort has a vibrant nightlife scene with a wide variety of bars and clubs. One of the most popular areas to spend an evening is Playa Del Ingles’ famous Yumbo Centre.
Try some incredible Spanish cuisine at any of the wide selection of the resort’s restaurants. One of the most popular dining areas in Playa Del Ingles is the seafront promenade, where you can choose from a variety of restaurant’s, all boasting beautiful seaside views.
Families will love a trip to Aqualand Maspalomas Water Park, packed with thrilling slides and attractions. Located only a 10-minute drive away from Playa del Ingles.
Playa del Inglés beach is the most popular beach in the resort. Boasting three kilometres of golden sand and calm waters. There is also plenty of restaurants and bars located close by, allowing you to grab a mid-day bite to eat while relaxing.
Centro Commercial El Tablero is a modern shopping centre in the neighbouring resort of Maspalomas, home to popular high street Spanish stores such as Zara and Pull & Bear.
Día de Canarias, Canary Island’s Day is a national celebration held annually on the 30th of May. During this festival you will find plenty of traditional activities and parties to take part in and enjoy.
The best time to visit Playa Del Ingles is during the summer months, as temperatures average in the low thirties. However, many tourists visit Playa Del Ingles all year-round as the resort experiences sunny weather throughout the entire year. In fact, Gran Canaria is one of the sunniest places on earth, with over 3000 hours of sunshine annually, making it the perfect place for not only a summer holiday but also a winter sun break.
Euro is the currency used in Gran Canaria.
There is no time difference between Ireland and Gran Canaria.
Flights from Dublin and Cork operate to Las Palmas airport up to seven days a week during summer. From Ireland it is a 4-hour 30-minute flight and a 20-minute private transfer to Playa Del Ingles. If you’d like to explore with the help of some wheels, there are plenty of Car and Bicycle hire businesses in the local area.