Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The beaches and parks create a pretty picture of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. This city's cafes, aquarium and dolphin watching draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Poema del Mar Aquarium (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Real Club de Golf Las Palmas (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Bentayga Winery (14.4 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Cocodrilo Park (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Las Tirajanas Winery (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Telmo Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Plaza Espana (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Santa Catalina Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Las Canteras Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Las Alcaravaneras Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Romano Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Fly into Las Palmas (LPA-Gran Canaria), the closest airport, located 14.2 mi (22.8 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Las Palmas?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,732 holiday rentals near Las Palmas. From 1,094 Condos/Apartments to 306 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Las Palmas is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Las Palmas?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Las Palmas:

  • Puerto de Mogán: 190 holiday homes
  • Arguineguin: 112 holiday homes
  • San Agustín: 321 holiday homes
  • Playa del Águila: 160 holiday homes
  • Campo Internacional: 412 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Las Palmas?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Las Palmas. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Perez Galdos House Museum: 2,103 holiday rentals
  • Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art: 2,120 holiday rentals
  • Gran Canaria Stadium: 2,130 holiday rentals
  • Bandama Caldera: 2,354 holiday rentals
  • Luminosa Fountain: 2,099 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Las Palmas listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Las Palmas?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,094 Condos/Apartments in Las Palmas. Our other popular types of Las Palmas holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 306 holiday houses
  • Villas: 61 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 167 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Las Palmas?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 241 holiday homes with pool available in Las Palmas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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