Two fantastic beaches and vibrant nightlife

Las Palmas Holidays offer the best of both worlds. By day it's a bustling, busy capital city nestled between two sandy bays and by night it is alive with vibrant nightlife and its many clubs, bars and restaurants. Situated on the North East coast of Gran Canaria it is home to the islands airport and over half of its population.

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A lively Gran Canaria resort

Holidays in Las Palmas can lead to a shopping spree in one of its many department stores and unique smaller shops. Alternatively, choose from two fantastic beaches to relax on. Playa De Las Canteras is a beautiful stretch of golden sands complimented by hotels, restaurants, bars and shops to visit.

Head to the north of the city for the second largest beach in Gran Canaria and at over 1000m long Playa De Las Alcaravaneres is a must for a day of soaking up the sun. Sitting beside the harbour, at one end is the Varadero Sailing Club and at the other end is the upmarket Royal Sailing Club which houses many luxurious yachts.

Currency: Euro

Language: Spanish

Time Difference: GMT -0

Religion: Roman Catholic

Rich in culture and history

The city is rich in culture and history. Founded in the 15th century, Las Palmas was a departing point for Christopher Columbus and is home to many amazing museums. Popular for being host to operas, international festivals and concerts is the Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, with 10 concert halls is home to the Las Palmas Philharmonic Orchestra.

For those with a sense of adventure, there are many walking trails and cycling paths leading to breathtaking views of the dramatic scenery and natural landscape. With so much to offer and year round sun it is easy to see why Las Palmas is a firm favourite with a wide variety of holidaymakers. Book holidays to Las Palmas here at

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Las Palmas Festivals

– Cultural highlights include a film festival in March, a jazz festival in July and a WOMAD music festival in November. A wonderfully full-on city fiesta on June 24. The Las Palmas Carnival is one of the finest you will find outside of Rio. Three weeks of amazing processions and non-stop street parties. Usually around February.