The capital of Canary Islands and the third largest of the islands, Gran Canaria offers a lot of fun-filled activities to tourists and makes their holiday an exciting one. Enjoy the charm of the Las Palmas or enjoy the lovely beaches of Playa del Ingles. The tranquility and charm of the steep highlands, mountains and forests make Gran Canaria a preferred destination of tourists from across the globe. Surrounded by water on all sides and close to Europe, Gran Canaria is an ideal destination because the weather here is perfect all year round.
There is something for everyone and therefore family holidays at Gran Canaria are nothing short of fun. Be it the museums that are a storehouse of information or the thrilling adventure activities, the old and young can enjoy Gran Canaria alike. Some of the popular museums at Gran Canaria are The Science Museum, Canarian Museum, Christopher Columbus House Museum and the Museum of Guayadeque.
A number of sightseeing tours are also available across Gran Canaria that makes looking around Gran Canaria easy. If you are with family, this is a great way to explore Gran Canaria. They also take you to see panoramic views and the interiors of Gran Canaria.
If you are travelling with children, take a camel safari along the Maspalomas sand dunes and enjoy crossing vast landscapes with cool wind blowing in your hair. There are some exciting and famous entertainment parks in Gran Canaria such as the Sioux City. If you are looking for some water fun, Playa del Ingles and Maspalomas also have water parks that all members of the family can enjoy. Try the Aquasur or Ocean Park for some fun water attractions.
Gran Canaria is also the place to enjoy nature. There are a number of places where you can spot some rare floral and faunal species. A visit to the interiors of Gran Canaria will bring you in the midst of banana plantations and tropical fruit orchards.
Where most of the resorts in Gran Canaria are children and elderly friendly, you can also look at the option of staying at bungalow or apartment accommodations that you will particularly enjoy if you have children with you.
Food is not a problem at Gran Canaria. Mediterranean cuisine at its best is available here and you can try some new and exotic dishes. Plenty of restaurants offer British favourites such as fish and chips and bangers and mash. Local seafood varieties such as tuna, swordfish and sea bass are a must try. Most of the local restaurants at Gran Canaria dish out delicious fish stews. Restaurants and cafes are galore at Gran Canaria where you can enjoy different cuisines.
Enjoy your Family Holidays Gran Canaria as children have fun and you rejuvenate yourself!