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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  • The most wonderful beach full of fantastic bars and restaurants . You have the best of both worlds all the nightlife, shopping etc on your doorstep but you can still have a beach holiday.  more »
  • Very beautiful, clean and long beach. It has place for sunbathing, and for different kind of water and other sports. Visitors can try even surfing there (in the left end of the beach), there are great...  more »
  • Beautiful beach with lovely bars and cafes along the promenade. Good beer and lovely olives at the bar Balalaika.... Super sand sculpture not to be missed  more »

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