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Playa de Las Canteras

Paseo de las Canteras | Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 35008 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Traveler Description: Las Canteras Beach The Las Canteras Beach is one of the most famous beaches on Gran Canaria and is about 3.1 km long. Off the beach is a barrier reef... more »
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South Shields, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Probably the best beach on Gran Canaria - but sshh! don't tell anyone!!! Beach cleaned every day, walkway immaculate, no theif issues as well patrolled by local Police, restaurants are excellent, water is crystal clear.

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Cape May, New Jersey
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Wonderful clean and beautiful beach. Lots of local color. Right next to bars, restaurants and shops. Pleasant spot to spend an afternoon.

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Lund, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Just around the corner. Don´t miss Las Palmas clean and inviting beach. A paradise for families as well as surfers. Close to everything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Ahhh such a romantic place! i had one of the sunset ever! gold, pink and red sun lights on the sea and sky that will leave you spellbound..GO THERE!!! and viva Canarias!

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Knokke-Heist, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Sandy beach right on the western edge of the capital of Gran Canaria, Las Palmas. Plenty of bars, cafes and restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets

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Nottingham
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

So much to see & do, something for everyone. Best beach on the island apparently! Quieter areas as well as dedicated seating areas, surfing, snorkelling, variety of restaurants to choose from. Love it! Great facilities for getting changed, shower, lockers etc.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

very large beach,lots of people and lots of restaurants and places to have a drink;at least 3 shopping malls,lots of buses who drive you evrywhere,better dont come by car, parking space is expensif!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The urban beach is totally lovely with a nice place to walk along the beach. Good restaurants to eat or enjoy the sunset. The atmosphere is magic with a lot of people doing sports and native residents enjoying the end of the day. The beach is clean and a great space to have a bath or enjoy the sun.

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Hyvinkaa, Finland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

You can walk on the soft/hard sand or on the beach boulevard. Both are in very good condition and good for a morning or afternoon jog. And there are many good soldering or refill places and also Granier Pandeteria you can get very good goffee.

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Stanstead Abbotts, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
7 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

A nice beach with a vibrant walk along the broad walk. Good bars and restaurants with plenty to do. Very close to the town.

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