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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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+34 602 41 02 33
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A beautiful place!

We stayed approximately half way along this beach, so looking out to sea, if we turned left, we could walk along 30 minutes to the Arena shopping centre, the beach walking this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Leonie G
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed approximately half way along this beach, so looking out to sea, if we turned left, we could walk along 30 minutes to the Arena shopping centre, the beach walking this way became black sand in places with lots of waves which the surfers were enjoying.. From our apartment onwards, turning right, the beach was a long, wide, golden... More 

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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533 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a lovely long sandy beach which is protected by a highish sea wall. On the promenade there are a whole variety of food and drink outlets where you can have a sit and soak up the sun if you don’t want to do this on the beach itself.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Las Canteras is a beautiful beach, golden sand, sunny, partly closed by rocks what make a ideal place for families while in the other side, open to sea surfers practices all day long. promenade, restaurants and bars creates a very good ambiance.

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Thank 1954Luis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

All cool but plenty of gellyfishes. Great promenade with plenty of shops and restaurants. Wide beach. Good for long walks.

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Thank Karutka
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice beach in the center of las palmas always full of people mostly local i guess For me that place is good but not for the whole stay only for few days Few kilometers away on the north are much better but stone beaches which i like a lot too

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I enjoyed spending time on this beautiful long beach chilling and reading a book. However at times it was quite windy which makes it a bit chilly but all in all a good beach to visit. It did get busy so do come early to get a good sun lounger location which costs 2.50 euros for the day.

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Bryrup, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This beach is just great when you are traveling with kids. It is clean and nice everywhere and there are a lot of cafes and restaurants. Also a great playing area for the kids. Public bathrooms that are clean and nice.

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Thank Anjaballegaard
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is currently rated as tourist attraction #1 at Gran Canaria. Honestly I was disappointed. To me it's an average beach you can find in any small Spanish coastal city. Architecture of the houses along the beach is just terrible. Must have been fancy in the 60s, but not much investment into maintenance since then... I visited the Maspalomas... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Surfing at one end, snorkelling at the other, loads of restaurants, music, ice cream and bars. Snorkelling best in the morning when the tide is out behind the reef. Surfing is good in the late afternoon. Brilliant place for a holiday.

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Ramuciai, Lithuania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked walking on long and nice promenade along Las Canteras beach.It is wonderful beach an perfectly kept.Living in Christina hotel I could watch how beach boys are getting ready for day's job.They were placing sunbeds in equal rows lined by ropes tied to wooden sticks.Not so many swimmers in winter months ,but I am sure summer is really hot... More 

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