Playa de Las Canteras, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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A barrier reef just off shore of Playa de Las Canteras breaks up the waves as the water rolls in and makes for easy swimming. Enjoy the warm sands and calm waters along the 3.1 km (1.9 mi) of beach. This is one of the most popular beaches in Gran Canaria, so you'll have no trouble finding a meal and souvenirs at one of the many restaurants and shops in the paseo marítimo. The large structure at the northeast corner of the beach is an auditorium named after the tenor Alfredo Kraus. A statue of the singer stands proud outside the auditorium's entrance. Plan your visit to Playa de Las Canteras and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Las Palmas de Gran Canaria day trip site .
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  • Beach of fine sand and calm waters which been granted different certificates of quality and that you can enjoy throughout the year, both for any water sport and leisure and in the sand, adapted for people with reduced mobility, with ramps and enabled area. One of the best beaches, valued at national and international level. Must-see for those who visit the city which will not leave indifferent anybody given its size, location and beauty.
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  • The best beach in Gran Canaria with restaurants that ofrdcen all kinds of meals and cool bars.
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  • Very clean beaches, with many waves, be careful there are many rock near when this low tide, but the delicious water
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  • Great Beach! Had a fab time with my daughter
  • A surfing Paradise💙
  • Lovely day trip really enjoyed walking around met some great local people prices are so much less than the rest of town do make your way there lovely beach area and safe prom for families to let kids play .
  • Great beach but can get pretty breezy!
  • Beautiful beach definitely be back

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For a view of the sea, consider lodging along the coast in one of the following neighborhoods: Arenales, Ciudad Jardín, Alcaravaneras, Santa Catalina, Ciudad Jardín, or La Isleta. These districts boast an assortment of hotels, rental apartments, and lodging near the beach that is also within walking distance of the city center. For an urban vibe, with a view over the modern city, consider accommodations in the city's old town or its earliest neighborhoods: Vegueta, San José, and Triana.
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