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Where To Stay In Gran Canaria, Spain

Where To Stay In Gran Canaria, Spain
Mehak
Mehak
Published Jun 25, 2017

Gran Canaria is the perfect spot if you like hiking, windsurfing, diving and exploring or if you’re just a beach lover, here to soak in the warmth of the gorgeous sun. Located in the Atlantic Ocean, this Canarian Island attracts footfall the year through, because of its beautiful warm climate and its breathtaking landscapes, right from the lush greenery to the desert dunes to its plentiful, beautiful beaches.

It has all kinds of accommodation options to choose from, whether you prefer the luxury of a hotel, the privacy of a villa or the convenience of an vacation rental. Here’s our pick on the best places to stay in Gran Canaria:

1. 1. Radisson Blu Resort Gran Canaria (from 218 USD/183 EURO)

This property from the famous hotel chain offers elegantly decorated rooms and suites with grand balconies and ocean views. The resort houses two outdoor pools with a poolside bar, a spa, gym and designated areas for various sports - both indoor and outdoor.

It has a rooftop restaurant, serving both local as well as international cuisine, which serves buffet meals four times a week and a set three-course menu for the remaining three days in the week. The suites include a kitchen with an induction hob, microwave, oven and coffee maker. Special dietary requirements are also taken care of on prior request. There is a mini market and gift shop on-site along with a beauty shop. Currency exchange and baby sitting services are also available

Guest Experience: “Beautifully laid out seafront gardens and pools. Luxurious rooms with large seaview balconies. Excellent breakfast buffet. Free parking always available. Mini market on site” - Gregor, UK (Booking.com)

Radisson Blu Resort Gran Canaria

Address: Barranco de la Verga, s/n, 35120 La Playa de Arguineguín, Spain (see map)

Price: from 218 USD/183 EURO

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2. 2. Private villa in Las Palmas (from 117 USD/104 EURO)

This villa set amidst olive trees has two bedrooms and one bathroom. It houses an outdoor pool and waterfall. An outdoor grill is also available along with ample outdoor seating area. There is also a garden and orchard, plush with fruit trees and assorted vegetables. The kitchen is well equipped with an oven, microwave, toaster, refrigerator, coffee maker and required dishes and utensils. Internet, a TV, stereo, DVD Player, games and books are provided for the entertainment of guests.

Guest Experience: “We enjoyed our stay in this villa. It is somewhat remote which we liked. Around the villa, there are no other houses and so you can experience real silence here. The villa is well equipped and nicely decorated. The garden is pleasant and you get the view of the surrounding mountains. It is a 10 km drive on a very curvy and narrow road to get to the house. But otherwise it is very easy to get to any island attractions from there.” - Martin S (HomeAway.com)

Private villa in Las Palmas

Address: San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Las Palmas, Spain (see map)

Price: from 117 USD/104 EURO

Number of Guests: 6

Minimum Stay : 6 Nights

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3. 3. Bungalows Cordial Green Golf (from 184 USD/163 EURO)

They have both two and one bedroom bungalows on offer. These are well equipped with a kitchenette, lounge area with a TV and a sofa bed. They have a large private terrace each. The bungalow complex has two outdoor pools, a poolside snack bar, an on-site supermarket and a buffet restaurant with a terrace. Parking is free at the site and there is also a free shuttle service for the guests along with car-hire facilities. Currency exchange services are also available on site. Pets are not allowed.

Guest Experience: “Quiet and calm holiday bungalows in a good location away from Playa del Ingles and just a fairly modest walk to the beach at Maspalomas. Free regular bus links to the beach and to Playa del Ingles, and also regular cheap taxis to anywhere. Lovely pool (though unheated). Good wifi. Cleaned almost every day. Pleasant and helpful staff.” - John, UK (Booking.com)

Bungalows Cordial Green Golf

Address: Avenida Tjaereborg, 2, 35100 Maspalomas, Spain (see map)

Price: from 184 USD/163 EURO

Number of Guests: Different accommodations for 2/3/4/5 guest occupancy

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4. 4. Cordial Sandy Golf Bungalows (from 198 USD/176 EURO)

Located in the touristic town of Maspalomas, the bungalows are just a few minutes walk from a golf course, a tennis court and a shopping center. A free shuttle bus is available to the beach of Maspalomas and the centre of Playa del Inglés, as is a chargeable car hire service. The bungalows are either one bedroom or two bedroom properties and allow access to the resort’s heated swimming pool and poolside snack bar. Currency exchange services are also available on-site. Pets are not allowed.

Guest Experience: “Peaceful green oasis in Maspalomas. Lovely pool with views up to the mountains. Bungalows well equipped and comfy. Lovely patio area and full self catering facilities. Maid service every other day.” - Jennifer, UK (Booking.com)

Cordial Sandy Golf

Address: Avenida Tjaereborg s/n, 35100 Maspalomas, Spain (see map)

Price: from 198 USD/176 EURO

Number of Guests: Different accommodations for 2 and 3 guest occupancy

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5. 5. Mannix Urban Apartments (from 147 USD/130 EURO)

The property has on offer one, two and three bedroom apartments, each of which have a flat-screen TV and a private terrace and/or balcony. They also have a kitchen with a microwave, and a refrigerator is present in each unit. Daily maid service is available. No parking facilities are available on-site and it is a non-smoking property, and pets are not allowed

Guest Experience: “Christina (& the 2 other gentlemen) provided excellent service. Really friendly and we felt very welcomed. Everything was very clean and comfortable. We will come back!” - Daniela, UK (Booking.com)

Mannix Urban Apartments

Address: Veintinueve de Abril, 68, 35007 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain (see map)

Price: from 147 USD/130 EURO

Number of Guests: Different accommodations for 2/3/4 guest occupancy

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6. 6. Hotel Cordial Mogan Playa (from 242 USD/215 EURO)

The hotel complex is built like a Canarian village and is set in tropical gardens. It has rooms done up in bright colors with individual balconies. The hotel features two outdoor pools, a fitness center and a spa with a hot tub, sauna and a wide a range of beauty treatments and aromatherapy. A chapel is also present on-site.

An a-la-carte restaurant as well as a buffet restaurant is available along with a pool bar and a lounge bar. Room service is also available and special dietary requirements can be taken care of on request. Bicycle and car rentals are available. There are shops on site as well as a gift and souvenir store. Pets are not allowed. There are facilities for disabled guests.

Guest Experience: “Fantastic buffet breakfast, attentive staff, wonderful pool and grounds, really lovely for a purpose built holiday resort. We stayed in the first building near to the pool and reception, which I think was very handy as it’s a big resort. Great Mojitos” - Tiffany, UK (Booking.com)

Hotel Cordial Mogan Playa

Address: Avenida los Marrero, 2, 35138 Puerto de Mogán, Spain (see map)

Price: from 242 USD/215 EURO

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7. 7. Apartamentos Colón Playa (from 62 USD/55 EURO)

Centrally set in a commercial area, this property offers one bedroom apartments, some of which have sea views. Each apartment has a fully equipped kitchen, TV, WiFi and a safe. Most apartments have a private terrace while all have a shared rooftop sun-terrace for the guests to lounge at. There are facilities for disabled guests and currency exchange services available at the property. Car rentals are also available.

Guest Experience: “Excellent location, close to bus stop, very friendly and helpful staff. Very clean and spacious bathroom as well as small kitchen. Beds are comfortable. Close to food stores. Can be highly recommended.” - Hans, Sweden (Booking.com)

Apartamentos Colón Playa

Address: Alfredo L. Jones, 45, 35007 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain (see map)

Price: from 62 USD/55 EURO

Number of Guests: Different accommodations for 2 and 3 guest occupancy

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8. 8. Marina Suites (from 199 USD/176 EURO)

Located next to the Puerto Rico Marina, these fully air-conditioned suites are equipped with satellite TV and all necessary functionalities. Each suite has a small kitchen with an induction hob and a microwave. An in-house buffet restaurant that serves Mediterranean food and organizes themed dinners is present along with the Yacht Club Bar which also has board games and a big screen.

The property offers a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean. There is an outdoor swimming pool, two outdoor spa baths, a fitness center and massage center for the guests. Facilities for disabled guests and car rental services are available too.

Guest Experience: “The rooms were well decorated and very clean and very spacious. Staff were excellent and very friendly and went out of their way to help, all in all this is a 1st class holiday hotel” - Martha, Ireland (Booking.com)

Marina Suites

Address: Juan Diaz Rodriguez, 10, 35130 Puerto Rico, Spain (see map)

Price: from 199 USD/176 EURO

Number of Guests: Different accommodations for 2 and 3 guest occupancy

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9. 9. Cantur City Hotel (from 106 USD/94 EURO)

The property has elegantly furnished rooms with a pillow menu, flat screen satellite TV, a laptop safe and free water and coffee in the rooms. It has a rooftop outdoor pool and fitness center, sauna and hot tub. Guests have access to a fully equipped state-of-the-art gym also.

The in-house restaurant Gauguin offers modern dishes and the guests can enjoy their meals on the terrace while taking in a breathtaking view of the city. Room service is available, special dietary requirements can be taken care of on request, and packed lunches are also available. A snack bar is also available on site. Currency exchange services and babysitting facilities are available. Pets are allowed at additional charges.

Guest Experience: “Good hotel, close to the airport, beach just at the door and very pleasant. Rooms are nicely refurbished, staff is very kind and helpful.” - Andrea, Hungary (Booking.com)

Cantur City Hotel

Address: Sagasta, 28, 35008 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain (see map)

Price: from 106 USD/94 EURO

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10. 10. Private bungalow in San Bartolome de Tirajana (from 100 USD/89 EURO)

The one bedroom bungalow is located in a private complex with 3 pools and a garden with hammocks for sunbathing. WiFi and a TV is available along with a kitchen with all essentials. Pets, smoking and events are allowed on the property and there is no additional charge for extra people. The city center, restaurants, beaches and supermarkets are all within walking distance.

Guest Experience: “Our trip at Alvaro’s place was amazing. We were greeted to a bottle of champagne when we checked in. Great area and lovely little place to stay. Alvaro was a brilliant host and drove us to the airport at the end of our stay. Would recommend this place to everyone!” - Ebun, City (Airbnb)

Private Bungalow in San Bartolome de Tirajana

Address : San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Canarias, Spain (see map)

Price: from 100 USD/89 EURO

Number of Guests: 4

Minimum Stay: 3 Nights

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Gran Canaria is home to some amazing accommodations

Once you’re done exploring the picturesque landscapes and golden-sand beaches, make sure to book your stay in one of these top notch holiday accommodations, with something to suit every need.

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Mehak is a young student from India majoring in Finance. Travelling is something that has always fascinated her, she intends to solo travel the world. She enjoys reading about anything and...Read more

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