However, it is the island of Gran Canaria that has become a favourite holiday spot with so many tourists from all over Europe for good reason.One of the main reasons why holidays to Gran Canaria are so popular is the massive range of accommodation available.The range of activities on offer in Gran Canaria is one of the main attractions of a holiday to Gran Canaria.If you want to just chill out on the beach, then there are plenty to choose from, especially along the sand dunes lining the Maspalomas area.The first closest to the lighthouse and the lagoon is popular for families and kids as the waters here is not deep and bars and restaurants are very near. 1 km in direction Playa del Ingles is known as a nudist beach.
But Maspalomas is more than beaches and nature: Maspalomas is together with Bahia Feliz, San Agustín, Las Burras, Playa del Inglés, Meloneras, Sonnenland and Pasito Blanco the biggest tourist area called "Maspalomas Costa Canaria“ full with hotels, bungalows, holiday resorts, shopping centers, fun- and themeparks and a yacht harbour.
They're volcanic landscapes have become well-known around the world, but it is the year round sunshine that attracts the hundreds of thousands of tourists to the island each and every year.
You have a wide range of islands to choose from; Tenerife is well established and Fuerteventura is a little less known.
So if you want a break away to the sun, where do you go?
The small chain of Canary Islands are located just a short hop off the western coast of Morocco.