On the Gran Canaria island you will find one of the most famous beaches of the island, the Maspalomas beach, it is one of the most well-known beaches in San Bartolomé de Tirajana which has 29 beaches and bays, and Maspalomas is one of their most visited paradises.
Maspalomas has the blue flag of the EEC, it is a beach of fine sand surrounded by dunes of the same quality, it is well-known as a beach for everyone and is divided into three parts, the first part is specially for families, the second one belongs to the naturists and the third one is the gay area.
The beach is very busy and has all kinds of services, shops and restaurants to enjoy without leaving the beach, you also can practice any type of sport there.
Nearby there are several parks like the Aquasur park, the Aboriginal world, the Holaday World, the Palmitos Park or the Soiux City, an area dedicated to have fun.
For visiting the town of San Bartolomé de Tirajana we have a lot of routes and places to go, from national parks and rural areas, archaeological sites or the viewpoint of Arteara, and the architectural heritage of the city also deserves to be specially mentioned for the extensive which is... the Lighthouse of Maspalomas one of the places we should not miss.
At sunset, the beach becomes the meeting place for people who like to enjoy the nightclubs, pubs and bars which are surrounding the beach and often are extending the hours of closure after 6 am... the activity is especially focused around the shopping centers where it is impossible to get bored, it has lots of live performances and music festivals.
Most people begin their walk at the Old Heineken Bar, it is a good place to chill out and have a quiet chat, other bars and options are the Cuasquias, El Coto and La Romería where you can enjoy drinks from all over the world.