Playa del Ingles is an island in the south of Gran Canaria and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Every year, it attracts thousands of visitors. It is a resort on an island and is particularly famous for the sun and the sea, because Playa del Ingles is the liveliest seaside resort in Europe and attracts visitors from all over the world with its extensive sandy beaches and crystal clear blue waters, between the dunes of Maspalomas and San Augustin lie.
Points of interest
Visiting the city of Arucas is a must to be able to enjoy the city sitting under a dormant volcano. Other attractions include the Museo Canario, the Museum of Las Palmas, the Reptiles Park in Reptilandia etc. In addition, Palya Del Ingles offers a wide range of activities such as golfing, camel rides, jeep safaris, boat trips, big game fishing etc. All in all a rocking time for every visitor!
Sports and relaxation
The main attraction of Gran Canaria are the beaches, which is no different for Playa Del Ingles. A beach stretching from Maspalomas to San Agustin is a tranquil getaway for anyone who likes to spend the whole day at the beach enjoying the sun and sangria around the golden sands and the endless blue sea. There are many water sports activities such as diving or snorkeling for those who want to dive deep into the sea water. Those who want to splash in the ocean can go on activities like jet skiing, windsurfing, banana boating, etc.
In addition to water activities you will also find arcades or golf courses, you can go skydiving, go-karting, as well as riding horses and camels.
Playa del Ingles itself is fairly flat and easy to get around. Public transport here is frequent and of good quality. It is flanked by the areas of Maspalomas and San Agustin. There are about a dozen shopping malls in and around Playa del Ingles. Here you will find a wide selection of restaurants, bars and shops. There are also many other services such as banks, supermarkets, money exchange, gambling halls. If you want to discover a bit more after days of quiet relaxation on the beach, you can always make an exciting shopping spree and in Playa del Ingles there are many opportunities to sample free treats and to buy souvenirs from Gran Canaria. The largest commercial center is the Yumbo Center and the San Fernando Market.