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. Make Playa de Las Canteras a centerpiece of your Las Palmas de Gran Canaria vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Las Palmas de Gran Canaria vacation generator.
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  • Long sandy beach in Las Palmas. You can rent chairs but it also works great to just lay out a towel. A rev a bit out to swim even when it blows a lot.
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  • Even Christmas was the weather sunny and 25 degrees. Great beach with tremendous Surfbeingungen.
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  • Both to stroll along the Avenue and enjoy the many leisure options to soak up the Sun and have a swim. One of the best urban beaches in the world. There is no more to say.
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