San Agustín is located on the southeast coast of Gran Canaria near Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles. Due to the popularity of the other nearby resorts, San Agustín has remained a fairly quiet and relaxing resort, not overdeveloped or swallowed up by hotels. Even the beaches are pretty deserted. For a resort that is so close to the action but not consumed by it, San Agustín is the place to be!
Points of interest
San Agustin has many attractions worth visiting. The beach is almost untouched and you can enjoy in peace soft sand and sparkling sea. Not far from San Agustín you have the opportunity to go go-carting, to visit the Aqua Park, Sioux City and the Parrot Park Palmitos with many interesting birds, animals and fish! If you are aiming for a holiday that is within easy reach in a beautiful setting with exciting things to do, then San Agustín is just the ticket!
For many people, good shopping is also part of a good holiday. Those who belong to this group will probably be glad to hear that there are many great shops and lots of variety here. San Agustin has a large selection of boutique-style shops. The shopping scene in this area is incredible and different from most other places, making a visit a unique experience.
Sports and relaxation
San Agustin has been named one of the 100 best dive sites in the world, not least because of the diverse and colorful underwater world of the Mediterranean, the Caribbean and the Atlantic Ocean. It shares the top position with the resorts in the Caribbean and the Red Sea for many experienced divers. However, San Agustin has the advantage that it is closer to home for most European visitors and that it is a much safer environment for a diving holiday. Eleven marine species can only be found in the Canary Islands and more than 400 different marine species are found in the warm waters around the island. Even in shallow waters, divers and swimmers can enjoy a range of marine life.
Just a glimpse of the golden beaches and all thoughts of going elsewhere disappear immediately. A natural by-product of these wonderful coasts are the numerous water sports. Sailing is a special activity on the island; However, there is also the opportunity for windsurfing, kitesurfing, water skiing and more.
In San Augustin you can spend great nights. There is a lot of variety here and thus there is something for everyone to discover. Whether you want to visit a family restaurant or a real nightclub – everything is available. But you are not only offered food and drink. There are many theaters, including dance and comedy shows. Interested in live music? No problem, you will find plenty of everything. Especially for those who are interested in an exciting nightlife, San Agustin is the place to be.