Hotels in Playa del Ingles
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Bungalows Las Tartanas
Playa del Ingles 127 yd from city centre
This bungalow complex is located in the tourist centre of Playa del Inglés and is only 700 m from the beach. The Kasbah...
Eó Las Gacelas
Playa del Ingles 144 yd from city centre
Hospital: 50 kmSea: 800 mCapital: 50 kmBeach: 800 mAirport: 25 kmMedical centre: 10 mGolf Course: 5 km
Mur Apart Buenos Aires Gran Canaria
Playa del Ingles 154 yd from city centre
This apartment complex is located in the centre of the tourist area of Playa del Ingles, only about 800 metres away from...
Apartamentos Los Tilos
Playa del Ingles 212 yd from city centre
Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a terrace and a garden. Additional...
Playa del Ingles 228 yd from city centre
Situated in the tourist area of Playa del Inglés, the apartments are only a few minutes from the beach. The Yumbo and Kasbah...
Playa del Ingles 233 yd from city centre
This villa complex is located only some 600 m from the sandy beach. Within about a 10-minute walk, guests can reach the centre...
HV Apartamentos Europa
Playa del Ingles 261 yd from city centre
The apartments are centrally located 200 m from the Yumbo Centre and 10 minutes’ walk from Playa del Inglés Beach. Each...
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One of the crowning jewels of southern Gran Canaria, Playa del Ingles is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and popular holiday destinations in the whole of Spain. As the name suggests, the beaches are what takes centre stage in this holiday haven, but the resorts are well developed with plenty for holidaymakers of all ages to enjoy.
Budget holidays are easily achieved in Playa del Ingles, with a choice of affordable options throughout the resort from friendly hostels to quality hotels.
Neighbourhoods of Playa del Ingles
Playa del Ingles consists of a number of districts:
- Maspalomas: This is the undisputed party area, boasting many bars, clubs, and restaurants with a vibrant nightlife.
- Las Palmas: This is the nearby capital, a place where you can experience a much more rounded culture and better idea of what everyday life is like in Gran Canaria.
- Artenara: This is the highest village in Gran Canaria, which means that a visit to it provides you with the best view on the entire island.
- Arucas: This town is regarded as the ‘pearl of Gran Canaria, and is home to many notable buildings including the Neo-Gothic Iglesia de San Juan town hall.
What to see and do in Playa del Ingles
Playa del Ingles is filled with attractions to enjoy on holiday, with some of the best being camel riding in the Maspalomas Dunes, surfing in the sea, or enjoying a day at the Aqualava water park.
What to eat in Playa del Ingles
Some absolutely must-try dishes in Playa del Ingles include papas arrugadas which is a wrinkled potato dish, rope vieja, a hearty meat stew with chickpeas, and vieja sancochada which is a sea bream casserole.
Typical events and festivals in Playa del Ingles
Typical events in and around Playa del Ingles include Fiesta del Alemendro en Flor in February, the Fiestas del Queso in April and Fiestas de la Naval in October.
How to move around in Playa del Ingles
Exploring via public transport is made simple with a busy and wide reaching bus service. A large number of taxis service the resorts.
The climate in Playa del Ingles
Days in Playa del Ingles are warm all year round, with the most pleasant time being between December and April. The climate is a very dry one, and summer holiday months are always the most ideal for a family trip.
More interesting facts about and sights in Playa del Ingles
This purpose built resort has always been a popular hit with British tourists in particular, hence its given name of Playa del Ingles which translates as Beach of the English.