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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  • My vacation in Las Palmas has not been at the top as climate, rainy and very windy. But anyway the characteristic beauty of the beach there was all!!! Even with a beautiful promenade full of clubs! The next and hopefully in the hot weather.
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  • Loads of shops and great beaches - you really do need the sun to shine. We came December and in the past have always had great weather - not this time. Very windy - cloudy. Better times to be had. Eat...  more »
  • Playa de Las Canteras, Las Palmas had a lot of different ramps to get out onto the sand. You can get pretty close to the water with the chair. It looked like the wheelchair amenities were good. We onl...  more »