10 best beaches in Gran Canaria

Best beaches in Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is packed with great beaches from north to south of the island. Most of the best beaches in Gran Canaria are located in the south of the island due to the constant temperatures throughout the year. This makes them a paradise for beach lovers. In the next section we have a list of the most popular beaches (not listed by popularity). As a bonus point, we have added some beaches that are off the beaten track. Mostly only the local manage to go to them but we think you might like them.


Here are the 10 best beaches in Gran Canaria

Maspalomas beach

Maspalomas beach is one of the best beaches on the island for its impressive sand dunes, the amazing sunsets, and its iconic lighthouse. This beach is 2,76 km and it is the continuation of the Playa del Inglés beach. This beach is on a natural reserve know as Dunas de Maspalomas or Maspalomas sand dunes. This beach is covered in sand from the Sahara desert that has been depositing over the years and has formed beautiful dancing dunes that move with the wind.

Playa del Inglés beach

Playa del inglés beach is one of the most popular beaches on the island. Packed with loads of restaurants and bar at the entrance make it a must for the visitors. As mentioned above, Playa del inglés beach is the continuation of the Maspalomas beach which is part of the natural reserve.

San Agustín beach

Anfi del mar beach

Amadores beach

Puerto de Mogán beach

Tauro beach

Las Canteras beach

Melenara beach


Bonus beaches off the beaten track


Las mujeres beach in San Bartolomé de Tirajana is one off

Montaña arena beach

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13 February, 2020
Great list of beaches, ill try to go to the last ones like Las Mujeres and Montaña Arena beach close to Playa el inglés

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