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Address: Paseo de las Canteras | Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Dia de Canarias. ... Fabulous location and lovely golden beach

30th May Dia de Canarias Fantastic location and traditional costumed people with the timpla playing... beautiful day and wonderful local people who share their tradition... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

30th May Dia de Canarias Fantastic location and traditional costumed people with the timpla playing... beautiful day and wonderful local people who share their tradition with pride. loved it. Location is full of restaurants and bars and places to relax.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

the length and width of this beach is amazing!!! Something you don\t usually see Lifeguard and athletes also there on a daily basis

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Bordeaux, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

If you dream of beeing in a big city and going to the beach in 5-7 minutes, this is the right place for you. You find everything - beach towels, a lot of restaurants around, calm sea-water.

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Narvik, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Huge ! 3 km long. Lovely golden sand going over to black volcanic sand towards the south. Protected by a rock barrier, so the waves do not beat the beach. That barrier nds before the south end of the beach, so the south end offers surfing possibilities. Surfing lessons available at surfing school. The promenade along the beach is super... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

There is such a lovely place within the city, you won't bother going around the island for a couple of days. I actually enjoy this beach the most of the island. The Quality of the Beach it is not the best one around Spanish Beaches. But such a nice urban beach is not very common around the nation. You can... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a hotel about a 2 minute walk from the promenade, and how magnificent it was to be able to walk along the beach every morning and evening. In the day time, and at night, the restaurants and bars are always alive - it does get a bit windy at night but a cardigan or something light will... More 

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great city with the greatest beach 😃. The barrier gives you an incredible option for snorkeling or just sunbathing. Dont hesitate to visit Las Canteras. Clean and cared for by the city hall.

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Castro Marim, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Safe for swimming . Nice long and wide beach with yellow sand. Huge range of eateries. Downside is parking especially cost.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Husband was working in the Shipyard here in 2013 and we were staying here, a part of Gran Canaria I had never visited. Its a lovely clean resort with a beautiful beach and plenty of restaurants and bars in the area. Geared, at least on my last visit to an elderly older generation of mostly Scananavian, German ex pats. Take... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Playa de Las Canteras is, in my opinion, the best beach on the northern coast of the island of Gran Canaria. Sometimes is very windy, but on a warm day that's better. Being windy, it's the right place for surfers! The beach is very long, and the view from the beach toward the mountains and also toward Las Palmas is... More 

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