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Do & See
Whilst the temptation to work on that tan might prove an impossible one to resist, especially given Gran Canaria's all-year-round sunshine, here's why you should drag yourself off that sun lounger. There's just so much to see and do on the island. Here are 20 recommendations for you to add to your itinerary. 1.) Dunas de Maspalomas 2.) Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 3.) Protected natural spaces 4.) Taste Gran Canaria 5.) Jardín Botánico Viera y Clavijo 6.) Archaeological heritage 7.) Las Palmas de Gran Canaria's museums 8.) Carnivals 9.) Theme Parks 10.) Nautical activities 11.)Land activities 12.) Golf 13.) Spas 14.) Traditional sports 15.) Party like a Canarian 16.) Gran Canaria, the Rainbow Isle 17.) ARC 18.) Coffee 19.) Cave communities 20.) Rural accommodation
Aqualand Maspalomas

Aqualand Maspalomas

Gran Canaria's largest water park boasts over 40 slides and attractions. It's fun for all the family, from infants up to grandparents. There's so much to do and see at Aqualand Maspalomas, that it's a day out in its own right.
Palmitos Park

Palmitos Park

Bird species from every continent, exotic flora and spectacular shows awaits you at this Gran Canaria icon. To save money, you can buy a combined parks ticket which also allows you entry to Aqualand Maspalomas.
Roque Nublo

Roque Nublo

Roque Nublo is a landmark which is a must see in Gran Canaria. Thousands of rock climbers and tourists visit this each year. It is simply beautiful. Park your car at the La Goleta car park and follow a well-signposted path.
Families in Gran Canaria

Families in Gran Canaria

Families in Gran Canaria
Jardín Botánico Viera and Clavijo

Jardín Botánico Viera and Clavijo

Also known as the Jardín Canario, this botanic garden is a great place for a stroll. Start from the bottom and work your way up or the other way around. Whichever way you choose to explore, you'll easily spend a couple of hours here.
Barranco de Guayadeque

Barranco de Guayadeque

If you love to get up close and personal with nature, then the Guayadeque ravine is paradise for you. Here you will find almost 2,000 different plant species and many historical remains.
Faro de Maspalomas

Faro de Maspalomas

Travelling to Maspalomas lighthouse and walking on the beach and amongst the shops makes for a lovely evening. Try to catch the sunset and enjoy the view with a leisurely drink or bite to eat.
Cenobio de Valerón

Cenobio de Valerón

Cenobio de Valerón is one of Gran Canaria´s most visited sights. The area of the caves inside the rocks is listed as an archaeological area. It is simply just a gorgeous place. And easily reached off the GC-2.
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