Gran Canaria is part of the Canary Islands, located in the Atlantic Ocean. It is just as popular with sports lovers as it is with families and couples. It’s a heady mix of beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, seaside resorts full of character and quaint villages set in its mountainous interior. The island’s beaches charm holidaymakers every year. Playa Del Ingles, whose vibrant beach gives way to the impressive sand dunes of Maspalomas. This island is time and again described as the ‘island of eternal spring’, and its climate makes it a year-round holiday spot. Thanks to its fine climate, it provides a gourmet range of products including tomatoes, apples, olives, tropical fruits, oranges, bananas and a huge assortment of fresh fish to be found around its local markets.
The attractions in Gran Canaria offer everything; there are three waterparks, Aqua Park in Puerto Rico, and Ocean Park and Aqualand Aquasur in Maspalomas are must for thrill seeking water lovers. There is also a an animal park; Parque de los Cocodrilo, it is home to over 300 crocodiles and alligators, one half of the park is a zoo, where you will find chimpanzees, tigers, jaguars and much more and the other is the crocodile park.