The nightlife of Gran Canaria has been one of the reasons why every year millions of tourists choose this island as their holiday destination.
In particular, the south of the island is full of excellent opportunities to enjoy the night in a variety of ways. The excellent climate that the island enjoys all year round ensures that you can also enjoy a spectacular range of activities at night to end the day in the best possible way. Temperatures don't usually fall below 20º and you don't have to worry about rain, as the sky remains clear on most days.
Gran Canaria´s nightlife is mainly characterised by the island's tourist attractions, where hotels, apartments, shopping centres, discos and restaurants fill the streets of the southern towns, such as Maspalomas, Meloneras, Playa del Inglés or San Agustín, with life... In this article you will find 5 of the top activities to enjoy the nightlife in Gran Canaria to the full.
Nightlife in Gran Canaria
On this island, as already mentioned, there are a multitude of places which, thanks to the nightlife they appreciate, enjoy a first-class reputation and therefore make them the reference points for fun and nightlife in Gran Canaria.
These are some of the places:
Maspalomas: The place in the south of the island offers an impressive night offer, with amusement parks, beautiful walks along the coast, an excellent gastronomic offer and different hotels for every public.
Playa del Inglés: In addition to Maspalomas, the tourist centre of Gran Canaria, this town offers one of the most varied tourist attractions on the island. Here you can enjoy pubs, discos, restaurants and a wide range of excellent services that bring these corners of the south of the island to life.
San Agustín: A quieter place, right next to Playa del Inglés. Also here, the nightlife is similar but a little quieter, which distinguishes the place. Around the beach of San Agustín there are numerous activities like karaoke and live shows. But you can also simply enjoy a relaxing walk along the beach promenade that leads you to Playa del Inglés.
Meloneras: This place in the south of Gran Canaria stands especially for luxury tourism. Here the nightlife turns into luxury, with the best discos, pubs and chill-out areas on the island. Along the beach promenade there are numerous high-quality restaurants with first-class recipes and products. In all these places you will find the top activities that we recommend so that you can experience the nightlife of Gran Canaria first hand.
Holiday World: Fun for everyone
The best amusement park in Gran Canaria. Here you will be able to enjoy unforgettable moments with your family, friends or partner. It's a place with many activities that are perfectly adapted to your ideas and desires. Experience pure adrenalin as you take to the roller coaster or the pirate boat...and experience magical moments in the popular Ferris wheel of the theme park.
In addition, this park offers a wide range of restaurants to fill the nightlife with delicious nuances.
At Holiday World you can enjoy the following activities:
- The best bowling alley of the island.
- Escape Room.
- Sports Bar
- Amusement park
- Recreation area
Numerous opportunities to enjoy the nightlife of Gran Canaria to the fulles.
The best clubs
In Playa del Inglés and Meloneras you will find many prestigious clubs, so you can party all night long without a break. Especially in the big shopping centre C.C. Plaza you will find a variety of discotheques. Here you will find the famous Pacha, one of the first in Spain.
A multicultural gastronomic offer
The cultural diversity of the island ensures that you can try different first-class dishes in every place. Discover the best of the Canarian gastronomy with numerous dishes that are the reason that the Canarian cuisine is very popular even among the best chefs in the world. In the south of Gran Canaria, you can enjoy a variety of multicultural dinners. So you can try a new world cuisine every day during your stay on the island.
In Playa del Inglés and its surroundings you can find an enormous variety of shows. Music, dance, theatre and magic unite. In many bars or pubs you will be able to enjoy an animated night program with high-quality live performances. Gran Canaria's nightlife is particularly characterized by this type of show, so you can experience it all year round, especially in the south of the island.
A romantic walk along the Dunes of Maspalomas
And not to forget the dreamlike experience of a walk along the dreamlike dunes of Maspalomas. An authentic spectacle in which the moonlight illuminates the sea and the sandy hills, giving you an unforgettable moment for two. For the perfect plan, we recommend to enjoy a delicious dinner and then go for a walk to end the evening in a wonderful way.
The best hotels in the south of Gran Canaria
Without a doubt, there is nothing better than staying in a hotel that meets all your needs and requirements. Especially after you have enjoyed the varied and exciting nightlife of Gran Canaria.
Below you'll find 4 very interesting options that adapt perfectly to your holiday conditions:
- Mirador Maspalomas: Varied and entertaining, ideal for travelling with friends or family. One of the best all-inclusive hotels in Gran Canaria, where you can enjoy numerous shows and activities not only for adults, but also for children. Your loved ones will never want to stop experiencing adventures and workshops with Duni, the official mascot and the excellent animation team. Everyone is guaranteed to have a great time.
- Suites & Villas y Maspalomas Resort:An excellent choice. Here you can enjoy complete autonomy and privacy, thanks to the excellent villas and bungalows that make up these two hotels. You will feel as if you are in a small and cosy village in the middle of a paradise. Close to the nature reserve of the Maspalomas dunes. Enjoy the first class pool landscape and lush gardens - the perfect place to relax.
- Don Gregory:People who say, that after a night full of fun, one wouldn't have a good morning have certainly never stayed overnight in this Adults Only Hotel. The hotel stands out for its tranquillity and serenity, as well as its first-class services, such as the excellent wellness area, the sun terrace for relaxing and the refreshing infinity pool. Together with the comfortable rooms, this hotel offers the perfect opportunity to relax and unwind during your holiday.
Four hotels that guarantee you tranquillity and comfort to relax perfectly after the varied nightlife of Gran Canaria. Enjoy an unforgettable holiday on an island that will surely remain in your memory forever.