Gran Canaria Holidays - Spain
Often referred to as a 'miniature continent', a holiday in Gran Canaria offers visitors the chance to experience the diverse range of activities and variety of landscapes that are on offer. Nearly 60 kilometres of gold-sand beaches and the Arabian-style sand dunes at Maspalomas offer the perfect setting for a day relaxing in the sun, and warm waters all year round ensure that there's always a variety of watersports on offer. Venture in land, and winding roads will take you through national parks and dramatic scenery.
Points of Interest in Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria is famous for its sand dunes which can be found in Maspalomas, but the more active will be sure to enjoy an array of activities on this diverse island. The warm waters are perfect for a range of watersports including windsurfing, sailing and scuba diving and the island also has a choice of golf courses and cycle routes that take in the dramatic scenery. Gran Canaria also has a number of towns that can be visited, including Puerto Rico, a popular family-friendly resort with an array of bars and restaurants on the promenade, and the quaint fishing port of Puerto Mogán, known as 'Little Venice' because of its network of seawater canals.
Hotels in Gran Canaria
From the tranquil palm tree covered landscape of Riu Grand Palace Maspalomas Oasis to the luxurious terracotta villas of Grand Hotel Residencia, there is a superb selection of luxury hotels in Gran Canaria. The Riu Palace Meloneras Resort offers stunning views of the Playa Meloneras coastline and is finished to the highest standards, whilst Lopesan Villa del Conde Resort & Corallium Thalasso is designed in a traditional Canarian village style and sits alongside an idyllic beach promenade. Gloria Palace Amadores Thalasso & Hotel boasts two golden beaches and is within walking distance of the Playa Amadores centre which offers an abundance of shops, bars and restaurants. Book any of these hotels for a luxury holiday on this beautiful island or take a look at all our other hotels in Gran Canaria.
The Sovereign Standard
To help you choose your perfect holiday we have rated all of our hotels using our own system.
Classical Sovereign hotels are more modest hotels offering charm and character, or an exceptional location. Many of these hotels have been firm favourites with Sovereign customers for countless years and offer great value for money.
Luxury Collection hotels offer everything you would expect to go hand in hand with a luxury holiday. They offer high standards of service and attention to all those important little details.
Exclusive Collection hotels provide the ultimate luxury; they are the finest, most opulent hotels offering superlative service and excellent facilities, which will satisfy the needs of even the most discerning traveller.
Family Collection hotels are some of the finest family-friendly resorts and offer a wide range of facilities for both children and parents. Families can enjoy a whole host of amenities including fun kid's clubs, a dedicated children's pool and spacious accommodation.