Maspalomas Carnival is an extraordinary opportunity to discover one of the most important events in the world. You might think that this is an exaggeration, but far from it! The municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana located in Gran Canaria holds spectacular festivities that attract thousands of visitors each year.
The reasons are many, but one of them stands above the rest. The climate enjoyed in the south of the island leaves everyone speechless. Can you imagine being at 22ºC during winter when most of European countries suffer a rough weather? Well, if there is one necessary thing Maspalomas, that would be be sunscreen!
Gran Canaria, known as the ‘miniature continent’ by its diversity of landscapes, is an island located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean just 100 kilometres off the northwestern African coast and a couple hours flight away from the European continent that enjoys mild weather conditions thanks to the Azores High and the trade winds.
Thus, with more than 300 days of sunshine a year, Maspalomas reveals itself as a top destination for those who are looking to escape from the cold whenever they want. Furthermore, if one of the best events of the world is added to the mix, we are undoubtedly in front of a safe bet.
What's so special about Maspalomas Carnival?
The answer is simple. Carnival and beach. Nothing can beat this team. Ever. Celebrating this funny festivity close to the beach is something that everybody should experience at least once in a lifetime. The real question here is… is there a better beach than Maspalomas? Probably not…
So what are you waiting for to enjoy all 2020 Carnival events to the fullest from March 5 to March 15? This year’s will be ‘Musicals’, so the magic of Broadway will move to Maspalomas to represent the music, dance and colours of the great musicals of history.
Being one of the most touristic spots no only in Gran Canaria, but also in the Canary Islands and Spain itself, Maspalomas attracts thousands of international visitors that enjoy this celebration in joy and harmony along with the locals.
Among the many events celebrated during the Carnival of Maspalomas that can be highlighted are the Mogollones night parties, the Drag Queen (the top event, as Maspalomas is a world famous place for the LGTBI community) and Carnival Queen galas, the Cabalgata parade, the Burial of the Sardine…
Check the official programme for more information about all the events that will be celebrated in 2020.
Where to stay to enjoy Maspalomas Carnival?
The famous Maspalomas Beach is a great place to recharge batteries after a night partying over the streets of Maspalomas. Whether you decide to come to the islands with your friends, family or couple, here you can enjoy a great lodging with plenty of features.
Of course, if you are one of those who prefer to stay at a top notch accommodation, Dunas Hotels & Resorts offers some of the best hotels in Gran Canaria.
Maspalomas Resort by Dunas and Suite & Villas by Dunas
Maspalomas Resort by Dunas and Suites & Villas by Dunas are two excellent options to relax due to their design. Here you’ll feel like you’re staying in a village in the middle of lush gardens and swimming pool areas. Moreover, if you’re a sports lover you’re in luck, as they have a cycling center and there is a golf course next to them.
Mirador Maspalomas by Dunas
Mirador Maspalomas by Dunas is a great all-inclusive hotel located very close to Meloneras, so you won’t have to worry about anything. Even more, this child friendly hotel is a great choice for families because of its professional animation team and its hotel mascots Duni and Dunita.
Don Gregory by Dunas
Don Gregory by Dunas is a great choice to relax during Maspalomas Carnival. This is an amazing adults only hotel with a Nordic style located in San Agustín, next to Las Burras and Playa del Inglés. It’s a romantic hotel where you’ll be totally relaxed in its infinity pool, its solarium and its Wellness Center.
As said before, Gran Canaria is well known as a great place for partying, so during the Carnival season, the island is full of colour, energy and music. Everyone is invited to join the festivities and enjoy the free spirit of the island!
Not for nothing, the Carnival of Maspalomas is one of the most important in the world. Hundreds of thousands of people gather every year from all over the world to celebrate it. The strategic location of the island between three continents can be noticed throughout Gran Canaria.
Carnival is an explosion of fun, music and colour. Parades, dance troupes and outdoor parties fill the air all over the island with the joyous atmosphere of a carnival with a short, but strong history.
What really makes Maspalomas Carnival celebrations stand out is the pleasant temperature of this winter tradition. Don’t hesitate to choose any costume and don't worry about the cold because the warm nights mean you'll be able to wear it!
Maspalomas Resort by Dunas and Suites & Villas by Dunas
Other options to live the Maspalomas Carnival in a different way is staying in one of these two hotels located in paradise. Relax in their endless pool landscapes in the middle of a lush palm garden. Come to these charming holiday villages surrounded by varied vegetation near the famous Dunes of Maspalomas. Constant sunshine and hospitality ensure that guests enjoy each day entertaining activities for the whole family.
Every visitor love to be pampered and discover the unique pleasures Gran Canaria has to offer. Trying the numerous delicacies and fresh products of their restaurants or relaxing body and mind in the Wellness Center is a experience you won’t forget if you choose to stay at Maspalomas Resort by Dunas or Suites & Villas by Dunas.