Dunas News & Blog
Destinations / Hotels
Arrival / Departure
Children's ages
Room 1
Add room
StartNewsPlaces to visit in Maspalomas

Places to visit in Maspalomas

25 Sep 2019

If we typed places to visit in Maspalomas in an Internet search engine we would verify that it is one of the most searches carried out by those who have the clear intention of visiting the island of Gran Canaria during their holidays.

Without a doubt, the excellent climate that bathes its coasts with an average temperature of 24 degrees and its more than 300 days of sunshine a year, is a magnet that attracts lovers of the beach and paradisiacal environments.

For this reason, the south of Gran Canaria is one of the reasons why the number of visitors to the island increases every year in order to enjoy an incomparable holiday. 

In this article we are going to visit the best places to see in Maspalomas to make the most of your holidays in the south of the island. Thus, you will be able to carry out activities that will leave you with an unforgettable memory of your trip and with the desire to repeat one of the areas that have given Gran Canaria its fame as an ideal tourist destination.

Do you dare? Surely when you finish reading this article you will have enough reasons to fall in love with Maspalomas, a must for your sunny holidays in Gran Canaria.

Top 3 places to visit in Maspalomas

Located in the southern municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Maspalomas is a town halfway between Meloneras and Playa del Inglés, where tourism is the most outstanding feature of the area, as it is next to the coast and houses one of the most famous natural monuments of the Canary archipelago, the Maspalomas Dunes. The amazing water conditions in the sea make Maspalomas the ideal place for enjoying sea excursions and exploring its underwater landscapes full of life and beautiful contrasts.

Its golden volcanic sandy beaches sheltered from the ocean currents with mild temperatures are ideal for both pleasant sunbathing and taking part in all kinds of water sports like surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, parasailing, canoeing, etc. As if that weren't enough, the accommodation offer is wide and diverse, something that will allow you to enjoy the best services no matter how you travel: with family, friends, in couple, etc. Maspalomas is a place that has everything rest and have fun during your holidays. Without further delay, we would like to mention three of the top places to visit in Maspalomas that you can’t miss on your trip to the south of Gran Canaria.

Maspalomas Dunes

Undoubtedly, one of the top spots to see in Maspalomas is this sea of golden sand that contrasts with the blue of the Atlantic Ocean. The kilometric Maspalomas Beach embraces the enormous dunes, the authentic echo of the volcanic past and the erosion of the centuries. The Maspalomas Dunes is an ideal place to take photographs and enjoy the sunset after having spent an entire day in the sun, the water and the beauty of an area that, since the beginning of tourism on the island, has become one of the main attractions of Gran Canaria.


Holiday World Maspalomas

Holiday World Maspalomas, the leading entertainment center in the Canary Islands, is a true contrast to the calm and relax lived in the area. It is a place that has witnessed incredible moments for families and friends during the years. Holiday World Maspalomas has been completely remodeled to offer innovative services, positioning itself as a reference not only for leisure, but also for fun and even for gastronomy, as its new concept houses in the same place an amusement park, karaoke, escape room, casino, gastro market, gym, etc.


Maspalomas Lighthouse

Undoubtedly, the giant that watches the southern coasts of the island, the emblematic Maspalomas Lighthouse, is one of the top places to visit in Maspalomas. It is located near Meloneras Beach and is surrounded by shops, restaurants and a nice walk that will allow you to discover the beauty of an unmatched area. A place to mark in red on your travel itinerary as a cultural (as it houses an ethnographic museum), tourist and leisure point in Maspalomas.


Best hotels to rest in Maspalomas

Maspalomas is a place with a huge hotel offer, so you will have at your disposal an immense range of accommodations that suit all tastes. Therefore, in this article we are going to propose you three incredible Dunas Hotels & Resorts in Maspalomas so that you can enjoy to the fullest your experience in the south of the island.

Mirador Maspalomas by Dunas

Mirador Maspalomas by Dunas is an impressive option, since it is one of the referents of all-inclusive hotels in Gran Canaria. This dynamic and fun hotel for families is designed to enjoy the wonderful characteristics of the south of Gran Canaria.

The little ones will have a great time in this child friendly hotel thanks to its animation service and Duni and Dunita, the hotel's mascots, who will delight the parents thanks to their fun activities.

Maspalomas Resort by Dunas y Suites & Villas by Dunas

Maspalomas Resort by Dunas and Suites & Villas by Dunas are two impressive hotels where you can enjoy the calm and privacy you need in your holidays thanks to the villas and bungalows equipped with all the accessories and features you need to enjoy your holidays in Maspalomas to the fullest.

Its lush and well-kept gardens adorn and beautify a promenade that converges in incredible swimming pool areas where, for sure, you will spend hours sunbathing and refreshing.

Three great hotels to discover southern Gran Canaria and enjoy all the places to see in Maspalomas, a unique area for a different holiday. We are waiting for you!