Gran Canaria, Spain: Holiday review

  • noise at night in PuertoRico

    Review by: Anonymous

    Weather

    The weather was fantastic with wall to wall sunshine and 25 degrees C in February!

    Holiday

    Never slept at night for noise from several bars until 4am.

    PeurtoRico must be the noisiest resort anywhere - the noise must be 6 times higher after midnight- it was horrific.

    Can't believe how bars can get away with this noise after midnight.

    Every person I met who stayed on the east side said the same thing and hotel staff say:
    'noise at night is their major complaint and over the last 12 years it has killed the resort'.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    No

  • Don't do all-inclusives!! - Book a holiday home on Gran Canaria

    Review by: Jean and Joseph Dilbeigh

    Weather

    The weather was lovely and warm.

    A few afternoons were clouded over but the sun is so strong that you can even burn through the cloud so be careful.

    About 5 full sunny days in total with not a speck of rain to be had!

    And this was April !!!

    Holiday

    The holiday was great.

    We stayed at a private holiday home which was a bit like a bungalow but on two floors. It was lovely!

    Honestly, now we've tried renting holiday homes for our selves, we won't stay in a hotel again.

    No crowds or hassle and we had the pools almost to our selves for the weekdays. Totally relaxing!

    Think we saw the ad on a local classifieds site, Gumtree I think.
    Anyway the place was called 'Casa Solomie', in Maspalomas which is a lovely place!

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • The Geographic Tour & Camel Safari in Gran Canaria

    Review by: Juan Carlos Villegas Principe

    Weather

    Weather was amazing, the landscape wonderful.

    Holiday

    Amazing, we did so many activities

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • My holiday!

    Review by: Anonymous

    Weather

    We went in August 2011, we were having a scorching heatwave and it was very hot! The weather was brilliant, but there was one day when it was a little overcast.

    Holiday

    Our hotel was called the Jardin del Sol Apartments in Playa del Ingles and it was the best! Our holiday was magnificent and we are going again on September 1st 2012!

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • magic

    Review by: Julie Banks

    Weather

    The weather is lovely. Have been in January, March, July, August, September and October.
    A little too hot in the summer months.

    Holiday

    Stayed in Puerto Rico. Lovely people and great places for food and drinks.

    Have stayed at a lot of different hotels but you cant beat Casablanca or Trezzemar Apartments.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • nice break!!

    Review by: Kathy Shaw

    Weather

    As it was Dec 5th, did I expect blue skies everyday?

    However, we had 3 full sunshine days at 28/29 degrees, according to the temperature chart at the hotel.

    The other days were overcast, but a warm 22 degrees, which disheartened me, but if you want heat, pick a better month.

    Still warm enough for shorts and t-shirt. But anything is warm when your from England!

    Holiday

    We enjoyed this place: went to Puerto Rico, stayed at Colina Mar. Basic, however plenty of lovely resturaunts at the Europa centre and amusing entertainment at the Barbacoa bar in the evening. Plenty of bars.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • We will always return to the Gran Canary and Anfi, it is the only place that We return to every year, even though we travel quite a bit.

    Review by: Catherine Ritchie

    Weather

    The weather is always good.

    It is very warm in the afternoon so take care not to get sunburnt.

    Always wear a high factor sun cream, and hat.

    Happy holidays.

    Holiday

    Fantastic always. We have always stayed at Anfi Del Mar in Arguineguin: a five star complex through our time share.

    We have been to the Gran Canary on numerous occasions, and still want to return and enjoy more of the Canarian lifestyle.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • Holiday in Maspalomas - Lovely place, Great holiday

    Review by: Anonymous

    Weather

    The weather was lovely and warm. We had a few showers and a couple of cloudy days but after all it was January. The temperatures were about 23C by day and 17-18C by night. Sea temperatures were lovely.

    Holiday

    We have just got back from 2 weeks in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria. We've been a few times before but this time we decided to stay in a private holiday home instead of a package deal. Got cheap flights and transfers and absolutely no problems. Straight off plane, collect luggage and taxi driver waiting for us in airport arrivals. Very polite and friendly driver.

    Stayed with Casa Solomie Holiday rental in Maspalomas. Really beautiful place in a private villa complex. For the price of the stay, we really thought we were in the wrong place. Very friendly agent looked after us and very peaceful and relaxing.

    Try www.casasolomie.com - well recommended and will go back next summer, we hope.

    Wonderful holiday all round and great for a Winter getaway. The mountains in the centre of the island are just breathtaking. Bit cold at the very top though! - Take a warm jumper or coat and a brolly might be a good idea in the mountains in winter!!!

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • Great Holiday in Playa Del Ingles

    Review by: Anonymous

    Weather

    I have been to Gran Canaria many times.
    Every time I go there it is a great weather.
    Just one day was rainy, but still it was not the same cold rain as elsewhere in Europe.

    Holiday

    Always have a great time in the Canarias!
    Relaxed Spanish environment, sand beaches, beautiful mountains and a great tropical climate make your life seem much much nicer!
    I usually enjoy the beach, night life, hiking, mountains, and sometimes shopping in Las Palmas.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • PUERTO RICO

    Review by: Carrie-Anne Johnson

    Weather

    I have been to Puerto Rico 4 times
    Once in May , once in June and twice in July and all 4 times the weather has been excellent :
    Full sun everyday.
    It has been lovely in the evening too

    Holiday

    All my holidays in Puerto Rico have been lovely, Weather has been lovely shops are excellent in the Europa centre : wide range of perfume, aftershave, spirits and tobacco. Good choice of pressies to bring home.
    Restaurants are all lovely : Squires in particular definitely somewhere you could eat every night

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • andalucia park in gran canaria

    Review by: Gary Porter

    Weather

    The weather was almost perfect, a little too hot, but the sun shone everyday and the breezes were welcome, the blue skies were really lovely to wake up to each morning and the sunsets were also beautiful too.

    Holiday

    Went away just on a whim, looking for some warm weather, peace and quiet and a bit of night life, we got all of those things here, its a great place with plenty of things to do, or just lie on the beaches! The accomodation we stayed at in Andalucia Park was second to none, it really was well worth the cost (not cheap @ £400pw) but would thoroughly recommend it for the overall quality and cleanliness of the place, there was also loads of space, it also had a garden - it was excellent.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • Skoda UK Motorsport rally team

    Review by: Anonymous

    Weather

    Just arrived in Gran Canarias for Round 4 of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, the Rally Islas Canarias 'Trofeo El Corte Ingles' (28 April-1 May). Partly cloudy today, some sunshine and no rain. Skoda UK Motorsport Fabia S2000 looking good. Recce starts tomorrow and the rally proper on Friday and Saturday. Any rally fans in Las Palmas, please come over to the service park and say hello.

    Holiday

    Guy Wilks might have been grounded by volcanic ash for much of his journey back to the UK from a recent rally test in Italy, but the Å koda UK Motorsport driver is aiming to fly high again when he tackles Round 4 of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, the Rally Islas Canarias 'Trofeo El Corte Ingles' (28 April-1 May).

    Guy was testing his Fabia S2000 in the mountains above Sanremo when British air space shut down last week. Quick thinking, a car journey from Italy to France, an internal Air France flight to Orly, three trains and a lot of running between ticket desks got Guy home.

    Contingency plans have been put in place to get Guy and co-driver Phil Pugh to Gran Canarias by land and sea, but it looks like they’ll be able to fly directly from the UK as originally planned.

    The Spanish island of Gran Canarias is located in the Atlantic Ocean about 93 miles (150kms) off the north-western coast of Africa and about 838 miles (1350kms) from Europe. Average daytime temperatures at this time of year are around 21°C (70°F), so Guy is expecting this to be his first dry asphalt rally in the Fabia S2000. He has also never contested the event before, so a good recce and a perfect car set-up will be essential if Guy is to score a hat-trick of consecutive IRC podium finishes, as the event promises to be extremely fast and furious.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • puerto rico gran can!

    Review by: Anonymous

    Weather

    We have stayed here in March and April. The weather was fantastic, mid 20's through the day, got a great tan. Cool at night, needed a cardi, only very slightly chilly though, but I do like the heat, my husband was ok with just a t-shirt at night.

    Holiday

    Entertainment was very good in the resort, lot of good live entertainment, live bands, singers, comedians etc, Especially in the Irish bars. Puerto Rico is very commercialised, so if you really hate this scene - don't go there. I don't go out a lot at home but i really enjoyed the nightlife here. Not the clubs - i didn't bother with them, but i did enjoy the live entertainment in the pubs. Even took part in karaoke!! Would never do that at home!!

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • Weather for April and places to visit

    Review by: Jane Harris

    Weather

    Was about 23 to 29 on some days, some days a tad cloudy in the morning but cleared by lunch time, still got a lovley tan for the time of year and of course we had no rain. If it is cloudy I would recommend going to a differant resort on cloudy days, we were in Maspalomas but if you go to Puerto Rico you may catch some sun there as it seems more sheltered and of course further around to Mogan...

    Holiday

    Was fabulous as winter in UK has been so bad this year, it was lovley to have some sun and relaxation. The dunes at Maspalomas are very windy so the sea is so not safe for children, try Puerto Rico for a more sheltered safer beach for children or possibley Mogan...

    Try going up in the mountains for day , we had a hire car and the flowers and trees are stunning with spectacular vista's of the mountains and valleys down below....not for faint hearted though as roads are narrow and windey.....

    The food in most resturaunts is very good and spoilt for choice of either meat or fish and the salads are lovley and fresh...

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • Great Accomodation in Playa del Ingles

    Review by: Stephanie Palmer

    Weather

    The weather was absolutely great, it was like a british summer, but the sun shone everyday and the sky was cloudless. Each day was about 24 degrees - just perfect and it was only february!

    Holiday

    The holiday was great, the accomodation was second to none, we stayed at Andalucia Park, which was really clean and excellent quality - it was also close enough to all the excitement etc, yet was lovely and peaceful at the same time.
    - I think this is their website - definately recommend going there www.grancanaria-lettings.com

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • First holiday without the kids

    Review by: Paul

    Weather

    Arrived to temperatures of around 23, these increased as the week went on topping one day at 33.

    I was concerned after reading that some days were cloudy before we arrived but the cloud was sparse during our stay and great weather for sunbathing.

    We came back with good tans. Sometimes it got a bit breezy but it did not bother us at all.

    Holiday

    Great. First time without the kids so we could do what we wanted, when we wanted to. No aqua parks for us!

    First night blues in Play Des Inglis after travelling all day. Tired and confronted with pushy sales people trying to drag us into every bar/restaraunt or sell some dodgy sunglasses or hats. After this though everything was fantastic.

    Hired a car and saw some great sites. Used bus one day which was no problem and half the price of taxis.

    The food is really very good especially seafood which we both enjoy.

    We arrived for the carnival weekend which was absolutely fantastic. One word of caution, if someone tries to tell you your the luckiest person in the Canaries and have just won 601 euros, you haven't. Walk away. They are time share conmen.

    Enjoy the weather, the food, the sites and the people. It really is a lovely place.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • Peurto Rico

    Review by: Wendy

    Weather

    Weather 26c, it became a bit windy at times but on the whole the weather was very good.

    Puerto Rico is usually sunny but if you go North on a day trip expect it to be a lot cooler.

    Holiday

    Great holiday, a lot of walking though, I was at the top of the Sol Ya Pas apartments (they were fab).

    I depended on buses and taxi's to go up and down to beach as it is quite a walk.

    Nightlife is fab, try Harley's Bar

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • Weather & Holiday

    Review by: Helena

    Weather

    Arrived 19th February and left 26th.

    Mostly excellent weather; some cloud cover, some light winds but was actually sunbathing on the balcony for 1 hour each day between 9.30 - 10.30am.

    Swam several times; took a bit of courage for intiial plunge but once in it is comfortable. Many people in the water but couldn't say that the temp was great.

    During the day the weather often reached 23 degrees which was so pleasant. Cooler at night and definitely wore jeans and jacket/cardy when eating outdoors as most restaurants offer.

    Holiday

    Really nice island; lots to see and appreciate.

    Use the bus network; it is excellent, see the markets, visit the inland towns, visit Mogan.

    Air is clear, sea is blue and they are trying to be quite green with wind power etc.

    The service staff are great in hotels, supermarkets and restaurants. Locals outside tourist areas (very few because we are everywhere) are still friendly and will talk so try and get some language skills together.

    Thoroughly recommend for some winter sun.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • gran canaria masapolomas

    Review by: Lena Thomson

    Weather

    I arrived 24th Jan and it was lovely. The sun was shinning, we found some great pubs and met so many nice people.

    The whole holiday was great and we can't wait to go back

    Holiday

    It was great i would go back tomorow if I could.

    It was just a great place to visit.

    The people are very friendly the food was good and the resort was very clean.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • Winter break at Maspalomas

    Review by: Lyndsey

    Weather

    We arrived on Jan 11th to clear blue skies,sunshine,warmth and a lovely breeze which continued thoughout the entire week.

    Temperatures 25-27 degrees during the day - dipping as the day wore on but only a light shawl or cardigan needed in the evenings.

    Holiday

    Please note: this is only a personal review and my tastes will not be the same as yours. I have friends who have visited Gran Canaria for the last 8 yrs and love it. Likewise I know someone who loathed it from the moment they arrived! So, please read between the lines and don't let me put you off in any way.

    If you need to relax then this is the place for you. We stayed at the Maspalomas Princess Hotel h.b and it was exactly what it says on the label! The food was plentiful and the variety extensive.

    The staff were cheerful and helpful and the cleanliness of the hotel was outstanding.

    Evening entertainment was surprisingly good - usually I give this a wide berth but things are on the up and the bands/groups I watched were very professional and entertaining.

    Beware, measures are not used for alchoholic beverages (cheap) which helps keep the party going but as soon as you get onto the bed you'll know about it!
    We strolled to the beach daily but were flagging on our return particularly my 80 yr old mother - beware, it does take approx 30mins unless you really step out!

    However, don't be put off as taxis/buses are v.reasonable and readily available.

    Watch out for the women along this stretch in the daytime who try to attatch bracelets to your wrist and then demand money in a quite alarming fashion. Apparently, once the bracelet is on you wrist the deal is done and you must pay! One of our party (walking alone) foolishly parted with 50 euro just to get rid of them as a group of 5 crowded around him in a menacing manner. No eye contact or verbal communication is the key.

    Otherwise I felt very safe even walking in the dark - security cameras were visible and local police patrolling all main thoroughfares.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • Holiday Gran Canaria

    Review by: Nick Everson

    Weather

    Sunny and bright. 22-25 degs for the duration, a lot cooler up in the mountains. Sunrise was at 07.00 ish, sunset at 1820. what a huge differance the extra daylight made compared to a dark Britain at this time of year.

    Holiday

    Stayed at the Taurito Princess, all inclusive.

    Food and drink was very good with lots of choice, themed evenings every night.

    The beach was black sand, not the golden colour in the holiday mags, but the sea was great with huge crashing waves, warmer than the unheated pool at the hotel.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • fantastic holiday

    Review by: Peter Hutchinson

    Weather

    The first 2 days were a little cloudy, but the weather was still in the the early 20s. The rest of the week was fantastic weather, the temperature was a constant 25 degrees.

    The second week was rather poor from Saturday until Wednesday with rain most days and heavy cloud, but the rest of the week was lovely and warm again.

    Holiday

    We stayed in the Riu Vistimar hotel. This was all inclusive, and I must say it is the best hotel I have stayed in. The food is outstanding, there is so much variety and choice and it is available from 8am in the morning until late.

    The entertainment is great, and the kids clubs are brilliant too. The staff are very friendly and hard working, and the hotel is so clean.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • GRAN CANARIA WEATHER

    Review by: ANDY H

    Weather

    Just came back from 2 weeks in Puerto Rico Gran Canaria. Weather was hot, 25 - 28 degrees almost every day, only one cloudy day in the whole 2 weeks.


    Holiday

    Very nice place although we stayed at the top so it was very hilly.

    There's a lovely walk around from Puerto Rico Beach to manmade Amadores Beach.

    Taxis cheap and buses to anywhere are reasonable.


    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • My holiday in Gran Canaria

    Review by: Lesley

    Weather

    From the moment we arrived until the time we left it was hot.

    Temperature's in the mid to late 20s with the odd cool breeze.

    Holiday

    We stayed at the RIU VISTAMAR on the top of cliff top over looking the Amadores beach in Puerto Rico.

    It had an outstanding view.

    I also have to say that the hotel was the best I've ever stayed in. I can't praise the staff, cleanliness & food enough.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • gran canaria, san agustin

    Review by: Garry

    Weather

    Weather was fantastic, we went in September 2009, was in the mid 20's to low 30's.

    We saw rain once, on the day we departed, and that only lasted for approx 15 to 20 SECONDS!

    Holiday

    We went to the Ifa Interclub Atlantic Hotel, we had a room over the back of the Tara building... not the best as the main road was close. I'd say the best rooms would be even numbers any floor in the Tirma building if your thinking of going.

    We loved the choice of food, couldn't fault it at all. Resturant was way too hot though, so we spent each day looking for the coolest table. Hotel staff were polite and all inclusive drinks measures were not skimpy!

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • my holiday in grancanaria

    Review by: Mark Single

    Weather

    The weather was ok when we went. We went November 5th 2007.

    Temp was 23c and cloudy on first day.

    By the end of the week it was 30c and we didnt want to go home.

    Holiday

    We had a great holiday, we stayed in Golf se Nora apartments.

    We booked over the phone and the salesman made it sound like luxury - it was basic but fine.

    Night life was FANTASTIC. We are a young family and Playde Inglise is the gay capital of Europe and has fantastic drag queen shows.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • Holiday in Gran Canaria

    Review by: Lorraine

    Weather

    Weather was fabulous, although it was a little bit too hot the 1st week - the day we arrived it was the end of the Sorocco so the temperature that day had hit 48 degrees, and it was still 40 degrees at 7pm.
    It cooled a little after that but it was still really hot.

    Holiday

    Holiday was brilliant, we stayed in Greenfields which has a brilliant location right in the heart of the Irish Centre in Playa del Ingles.
    There is a brilliant selection of pubs, nightclubs and shops just across the road and its not far from the beach.
    Mulligans Irish pub is next door, brilliant pub. Also the Irish Court across the street - a karaoke/disco bar.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • CASTILLO DEL SOL. PUERTO RICO

    Review by: Su

    Weather

    Been in October and the weather was glorious.
    Been in January and it was not as good and quite cold at night.

    Holiday

    First visit I went alone ( bit nervous ) but I had a wonderful time.
    Stayed at Castillo del Sol because it was the cheapest in the search.
    Only 2 star and basic but immaculately clean. Didnt know what to expect being so basic but it was great.
    Lovely staff , excellent poolside snack bar and I had the best holiday ever.
    Was'nt on my own for 2 minutes.
    Went back 4 months later.
    Weather not as good ( Jan ).
    Just booked now for October.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • My Holiday in Gran Canaria

    Review by: Anonymous

    Weather

    The weather was lovely, although some days we found it it just a bit too hot and couldn't handle it, so stay insdie from the sun.

    Holiday

    Best holiday ever, everything was perfect, food, nightlife..amazing. We stayed in Puerto Rico, and there was plenty of steps, but it was very good exercise after all that food you'd eat!

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • Great winter sun!

    Review by: Keith G.

    Weather

    The weather was pretty good most of the time, a couple of spits of rain now and again but nothing to really complain about.
    It was a bit nippy at night, nothing a jumper/pullover didn't sort out.
    It was the first full week in January so couldn't be happier being in the sun (25degrees approx) that time of year.

    Holiday

    Had a really great time, we were in Playa del Ingles, our Hotel was excellent too (Riu Waikiki) so the whole experience in Gran Canaria was great!
    The nightlife was pretty good as well and there were plenty of decent places to eat and drink.
    It was quite expensive in Gran Canaria so i'd reccommend choosing all-inclusive if you can when booking.
    I hadn't been away in winter before but it might become a more regular thing now, great time!

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • My stay in Gran Canaria

    Review by: Sophie Florence

    Weather

    The day we arrived in Gran Canaria it was raining but the next day and for the rest of our holiday the weather was fairly reasonable.
    The temperatures averaged around 22 degrees celcius throughout the day and around 17 degrees celcius at night.

    Holiday

    Great!
    The airport took no time to get out of and had no problem with our luggage.
    When we arrived at the Riosol hotel we found it difficult to find our room but once we were in; it was a clean, tidy and very nice room with a stunning view of the ocean.
    The pools were great fun for the kids and so was the evening kids entertainment.
    Lots of friendly staff and would reccommend the half-boarder for a good meal.
    Food is a buffet with different country themes! Chinese, English, French, German.....All sorts!
    Resturants in Puerto Rico town centre were good but it is a long walk down and a taxi ride up.
    Shops were not very good in town but behind the Riosol hotel was a good hidden market and supermarket!
    Amadoras beach is great!
    Better than Puerto Rico but a bit of a longer walk!
    All in all our holiday was great and we made some good friends who we are still keeping in contact with.
    In Feb 09 we are going to the Gloria Palace hotel - we hope we have just as much fun!

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • Christmas at Gran Canaria

    Review by: Anonymous

    Weather

    Arrived 15th December to sunshine, after that it was warm and sunny on alternate days, cold and windy on the others. Christmas day and the next three were sizzling, and we were sorry to leave on the 29th.

    Holiday

    Overall, fantastic. Stayed at the Neptuno as we always do, such friendly and welcoming staff, and the food is out of this world, I defy anyone to find fault with the place!

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • New Year

    Review by: Anonymous

    Weather

    Arrived on 29th December to cloudy skies but still very warm.
    It then rained for about 20 hours.
    Thankfully that was the last we saw of the cloud and rain, as from then on it was sun, sun and more sun with temperatures in the region of 70.-75 degrees.
    We were able to sunbath from 10 - 17.30 every day and there was no need for coats in the evening.

    Holiday

    Fabulous holiday.
    Stayed in a private villa in Tauro which was idylic.
    Would recommend the area for a quiet relaxing holiday.
    Just a word of warning, Gran Canaria is now very expensive.
    Average restaurant bill for 2 adults and 2 children was 75-80 euro.
    Supermarkets are also a lot more expensive than at home.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • Looking forward to a nice holiday

    Review by: Simon

    Weather

    Hoping it wil be sunny!
    Forecast up to holiday shows of rain which will hopefully use up the months average rainfall!!
    When I have been in the past it has always been sunny and with the stronger UV rays you always get a good tan.

    Holiday

    I haven't been yet!!
    I'm going as a single traveller in mid January and staying at the Vista Doradao, Sonnenland, just inland from the Masapolomas Dunes.
    Has anyone recenty come back from there?
    Have enjoyed the Canaries in the past but this is the first time I'm going alone.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • My holliday in Gran Canaria

    Review by: Sue Fink

    Weather

    Went November 20 for a week and had glorious weather all week. Its also the first time I sat in the sun all day and every day and did not burn. Lovely soft breeze most days and still warm enough at night to go out bare armed.

    Holiday

    First time ever went alone. As a mature lady I was slightly aprehensive but I had a great time. Met some lovely people who just would not let me be on my own. Enjoyed it so much I am going back to the same place in Jan and I cant wait.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • Fantastic week of Sunshine in Playa del Ingles

    Review by: Raymond Mac Fadden

    Weather

    Went there on 10th November last for 1 week and the weather was amazing for the whole week.
    Though slightly cloudy in morning the sun came out at about 11am every morning and lasted till about 3pm for the first few days and towards thursday, friday and saturday it lasted till about 5 pm.
    During that time it was exceptionally warm.
    Because it was windy we stayed on the sun loungers on the rooftop of the sauna close to the beach where all the taxis hang out.
    Drinks and food could be had there or you could go to any of the numerous Restauants beside us.

    Holiday

    Tended to go and listen to the music over at a german pub on the walkway near there which started at 3pm for about 2 hours. A dutch couple sang lots of country music. Lots of dancing going on there in the open as well as different comedy acts by a fire eater as well as a russian clown.
    Nightime we went to the kasbah for the live open dancing in the square. Lots of amazing dancers and started at about 7.30pm and went on till after nine.
    We tended to end up near where we were staying in the irish Centre. Great music in Mulligans every night starting at 10 pm till late.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • Playa del Ingles, Riu Waikiki

    Review by: Shirley

    Weather

    Weather was fantastic,sunny every day not many clouds about, if you are careful you won't burn, a slight breeze was welcome

    Holiday

    Great, for a great night out go to Yumbo centre you are made to feel so welcome, Puerto de Mogan was lovely, as wa Puerto Rico.
    Only fault was Germans at our hotel they are so rude and barge in when you queue for the buffet,

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • holiday in puerto rico

    Review by: Kylie Valencia

    Weather

    The weather was stunning never really a cloud in the sky, there was no rain in the 2 weeks I was there.
    If your like me and burn easy then take sun lotion because u dont just burn.. u suffer.

    Holiday

    My holiday over all was brilliant. had a great laugh. go back in 6 weeks.. can't wait. went to nearly all of the bars and clubs. got some great duty free perfume.
    Went on a glass bottomed boat. you can see all the fish and everything.
    The weather being perfect just topped the holiday.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • My holiday in Gran Canaria

    Review by: Michelle Hall

    Weather

    The weather was really hot and sunny it was great,I tan really well but my husband burns so you will need suncream

    Holiday

    We had a really relaxing time,but if you want fun thats available to. thats the beauty,we stayed in Puerto Rico and so much is available

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • my holiday in gran canaria xx

    Review by: Dean Warwick

    Weather

    The weather was good and nice and hot : it always is I love it in the sun it gets hot in the day and u do need sun creme or u will burn there
    It dooes'nt get that cool at night but some times u do get a little bit of rain there .

    Holiday

    i loved my holiday there the best 1
    I have had yet been going Gran Canaria for about 8 years now the night life is good for any age but the best for my age group 18 to late 20 go there and see for your self : trust me u will love it

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

  • my holiday in gran canaria

    Review by: Dawn Anderson

    Weather

    31st January - 4th February 2008

    The weather was absolutely wonderful. 25 degrees everyday. Much cooler in the evening, but saying that still went out in sleeveless shirts.

    Holiday

    Hotel Riu Vistamar -Puerto Rico

    The hotel was really good, top notch. Facilities very clean and modern. The staff could not do enough for you. Hotel recommended. The only thing lacking was a night club. The evening entertainment was a bit butlins - however good fun.

    Recommend Gran Canaria to others?

    Yes

Gran Canaria : Next 24-Hour Weather

Today - 15th July 2024

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