7 Days in Gran Canaria

Dec. 1, 2018, 3:07 p.m.

This island is an ideal place to enjoy life thanks to its excellent climate and infrastructures that ensure comfort to every visitor. For this reason, if you’re thinking of coming on vacation for a week, we present you the best way to enjoy your 7 days in Gran Canaria to the fullest.

Despite being an island, Gran Canaria has many interesting places worth visiting during your holidays. However, we are aware of the lack of time in many cases and that is why we recommend you to visit those places that perfectly sum up the sensations transmitted by such an incredible place as Gran Canaria.

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Holidays in Gran Canaria?

This island, one of the most beautiful corners of the Atlantic, has an enormous diversity of climates due to its orography made up of ravines, mountainous areas and coastline.

Therefore, if you’re planning to spend 7 days in Gran Canaria we recommend a tour around its stunning paradisiacal beaches, charming villages that will leave you a beautiful memory of the island countryside, a great cosmopolitan flavor and an amazing weather that will allow you to enjoy any place on the island at any time.

The weather in Gran Canaria is the best in the world

It is not for us to say, but for specialists who have discovered the quality of Gran Canaria's climate and the many advantages it brings to health and well-being in general.

With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, it’s the ideal place to live an unforgettable holiday while spending your 7 days in Gran Canaria enjoying sunny days. This unrivalled climate will allow you to visit and see all the splendour of the best places to see in Gran Canaria in 7 days.

A whole week is perfectly enough to explore it from north to south, so we suggest keep reading to discover all the spots the island has to offer.

What to see in Gran Canaria in a week?

We propose you five places that will allow you to explore the north, center and south of Gran Canaria during the week you are visiting the island. Get ready to discover these very different places that will leave you speechless at first sight.

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Dunes of Maspalomas: a golden paradise

Maspalomas is a privileged and unique place in the world that attracts thousands of people who come seduced by this impressive golden paradise located in the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana.

Next to the beautiful Maspalomas Lighthouse, you will access easily to an area full of quality restaurants and top shops to get that present you were looking for.

Roque Nublo: the guardian that watches the island

Roque Nublo is the geological wonder and emblem of Gran Canaria that invites you to join it in reaching up to the sky. This enormous rock that stands as one of the highest points of the island and where its geographical center is located.

For these reasons, is a must in your 7 days in Gran Canaria. Furthermore, is placed near one of the most picturesque villages in Spain, the town of Tejeda, surrounded by numerous hiking routes ideal to share with the family while enjoying nature and breathing pure air.

Tejeda: the most beautiful village on the island

Recognised as one of the most beautiful villages in Spain, Tejeda is the perfect example of the wonders hidden in Gran Canaria’s countryside since every meter is real proof of how to preserve the environment.

In addition, Tejeda has a wide gastronomical offer with the best of Canarian cuisine, such as the famous papas arrugadas con mojo (wrinkled potatoes with a spicy sauce), goat meat or delicious desserts from traditional patisseries that only use local products.

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: pure culture 

The capital of the island is a place where history and tradition are mixed with modernity. Declared the city with the best climate in the world, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria treasures a beautiful old town with the stunning Cathedral of Santa Ana, located in the historical neighborhood of Vegueta.

You will also find the famous Las Canteras Beach. With more than 4 kilometers long, is integrated into the city and represents the favorite summer place from many families in the capital.

Another must for your 7 days in Gran Canaria with amazing places to eat, to go shopping or to party… all of them surrounded by culture, good weather and interesting places that will make your visit to the capital an unparalleled experience.

Agaete: a fishing village in the north

The fishing village of Agaete is one of the most beautiful places in northern Gran Canaria. Opened to the Atlantic Ocean, it offers its visitors a contrast of landscapes where sea and green valleys meet.

The jewel of northern Gran Canaria counts with fascinating natural swimming pools to enjoy a different beach day on the island and, in addition, has one of the most beautiful countryside in the island.

It also offers an excellent climate and nicely warm temperatures that allow the production of the only coffee in Europe. Puerto de las Nieves has a fabulous gastronomic offer for fish and seafood lovers.

Best hotels in Gran Canaria to enjoy the island a whole week

Living the experience of a holiday visiting the best places in Gran Canaria is not the same if you don’t choose a quality hotel.

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Mirador Maspalomas

Made for those who want to enjoy a pleasant and active holiday visiting all the hidden spots on the island. An ideal option for all those who want to make the most of all the adventures and sensations in their holidays.

Located very close to the most touristic places in southern Gran Canaria. Spending 7 days in Gran Canaria is always better if you stay in a dynamic and fun hotel such as Mirador Maspalomas.

Maspalomas Resort and Suites & Villas

Privacy and tranquility are two of the many qualities of these two hotels: Maspalomas Resort and Suites & Villas. Enjoy the calm breathed in a village in the middle of a paradise near the Natural Reserve of the Dunes of Maspalomas.

Impressive bungalows and fully equipped villas so you can organize your vacation as you want without depending on anything at all. Lush gardens with swimming pool areas ideal for relaxing after a day on the island of Gran Canaria and a wellness service to guarantee full recovery with the best body care products and therapies.

Excellent options to enjoy a family holiday thanks also to the fun services of Duni, the hotel mascot, with activities that will make children continue to enjoy their holidays throughout the day.

Don Gregory

Find the calm and rest you needed in this stunning adults only hotel with excellent sea views and a Nordic style with spacious rooms.

Don Gregory has a Wellness Center and a relaxing Spa service that will elevate you to another state of mind, thanks to the therapies given by true professionals that only use first quality and exotic products.

Located next to the San Agustín Beach, you’ll have a world of sensation a minute from the beach. Find the relax you’re looking for on your vacation while enjoying an island that hides amazing spots.

This is our list of recommendations for your 7 days in Gran Canaria, and island that will captivate you at first sight for its amazing climate, landscapes, gastronomy, culture and much more.

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