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Beaches of Gran Canaria


When you consider all of your options and you are looking for great beach to visit while on vacation you need to look into the Gran Canarias.  This is an island is really close to your of that offers a wide diverse range of beaches with changing scenery.  It is common marvel to understand what is going to happen as soon as somebody lands and looks out over the beaches to see the ocean.  With that being said, some of the beaches that you’ll want to visit while you are vacationing on this island will give you great enjoyment.

There is a family beach located south of the island.  Travelers come from all over the world to get a look and enjoy the sands of Maspalomas beach.  Although this feature is quite crowded you’ll be quite impressed as the suns start setting on the skyline.  The yellow sands of this beach give off a nice warming glow as the sun sets. If you are looking for a nice area to spend your time and relax, ask the locals to point you to this beach. This beach stretches from Play del Ingles to the Maspalomas lighthouse so there is plenty of space for you to relax but remember, this is one of the island’s most popular beaches so it is crowded.

A not so crowded beach that is more family friendly is located south. It still has a vast area but is friendlier to the families. San Agustin is a beach on the southern part of the island but also has the rolling sand dunes that you can see at other beaches. These areas have some of the best weather on the island. If you are looking to get wet then you can try surfing or go snorkeling to see what you can find. Crystal waters make this island a great vacation destination for everyone that wants to get away for a while and relax.

ust outside the capital you will find another great beach. This is where you will find many surfers and other water activities that you can participate. Sea enclaves are a spectacular feature to see with a wide variety of marine life that you can see snorkeling. You can go out on a charter boat to get the feel of the ocean of try your hand at parasailing. You have no limits when it comes to traveling to the Gran Canarias for a vacation.

Here is a picture from Amadores Beach on Gran Canaria, not far from Puerto Rico:

Amadores Beach Gran Canaria

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Travel to Gran Canaria


Traveling all over the world can give you a thrill because you get to see new places and meet new people. Having to travel to an exotic island is a dream many people share but when you go to Gran Canaries, you will be in for a treat. To know what you are looking forward to, you need to know a little bit about this island so you can make your travel arrangements. Here are some interesting facts that might make your vacation decision for you the next time you are looking for a great destination for you and your family.
Located in the Atlantic Ocean, it is about 100 miles of the northwest coast of Africa.  This island is only 602 sq. miles but it seems like a lot more when you are vacationing there. From the fossil beaches to the rise and fall of the island in the ocean, many tourists flock to this island. The temperatures average around 70°Fall year long. This makes it a perfect island to spend the winter if you live in cold climates.
This island has many names that people given it over the years. Some people call it a miniature continent because of the diverse scenery that you can see from your hotel room. One minute you can be looking at white sandy beaches that look like they are flowing down the landscape but if you turn your head, lush green valleys. This island is one of the most diverse areas in the world and if you like seeing the natural beauty you will not be disappointed.
Nearly 50% of this island is protected by the Canary Islands Network for Naturally Protected Areas. This is the second most protected islands in the world. With a wide diverse history and scenic areas to visit you will need nothing and get everything when vacationing on the Gran Canarias.
The tourist board was put into place to keep a high level of interests for everyone that comes to visit. Without this board, you might not know of anything that is going on with the local culture and other gatherings that happen. They try to keep everyone informed about what is going on with the island and other protected areas so tourism can stay to provide a source on income to this island. It takes money to keep the island beautiful and running properly for everyone to enjoy.
Here is a picture of Puerto Rico in the Canary Island of Gran Canaria:
Gran Canaria
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