One of the most famous tourist beaches of the Canary Islands.
Playa del Inglés is one of the most famous tourist beaches on the island of Gran Canaria. It is located in the south of the island, it is almost three kilometers of golden sand and calm waters, next to the Special Natural Reserve of the Dunes of Maspalomas and with a multitude of hotel facilities and apartments. In all its extension there are areas with services for families with spaces dedicated to sports such as volleyball or beach soccer. A unique place to enjoy the perfect beach vacation with your family.
Playa del Inglés is a huge stretch of coastline that unfolds from the great tourist center of Playa del Inglés to the south, to Punta de Maspalomas. At its northern end there are great accommodation offers and multiple services, ideal for a family holiday, such as renting umbrellas, bathrooms, showers or beach bars to eat something. And as the beach joins the Punta, it becomes wilder and surf spots and naturist areas increase.
Playa del Inglés is a magnet for European tourists of a thousand nationalities, who come all year round in search of good weather. The beach offers an area for nudists and other areas for sports, at sea and in the sand. Beach volleyball and beach soccer championships are held, as well as other activities. Eventually concerts are held on the beach.
The optimal sea and wind conditions along with the water temperature, which usually oscillate between 18 and 22 degrees Celsius on average, favor the practice of water sports. In Playa del Inglés sports like surfing, bodyboarding or kitesurfing are practiced and it has several schools of these sports.Because Playa del Inglés is also a surfing destination. It is among the main wave areas of the island, determined by the quality of the breakers or by the Atlantic surge. They emphasize the tip that separates Playa del Inglés with that of Maspalomas, and the area of the Maspalomas Lighthouse.