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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  • Unfortunately it wasn't hot enough to go on the beach in February very often during our 10 day stay but when the sun came out it was great to hire a sunbed and umbrella and enjoy the sounds of the wav...  more »
  • I cannot rate this beach highly enough; it is mainly yellow sand of a good texture, not too dusty, not too rough, there is areas of nearly black sand too, which is linked with larva, but you can choos...  more »
  • If you come to Gran Canaria, this beach city is essential to visit it and if you can swim better!!!
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