Gran Canaria Beach trips

Our most recommended Gran Canaria Beach trips

Gran Canaria: 1 to 3 Person Parasail over Anfi Beach

1. Gran Canaria: 1 to 3 Person Parasail over Anfi Beach

Enjoy unobstructed bird's-eye views of Gran Canaria as you fly above the sea accompanied by one or two friends on this breathtaking parasailing adventure. Begin your activity with a brief introduction and safety review, and then you’ll be ready to take to the air. Embark on a boat which will take you out to sea. When you reach the parasailing spot, lift smoothly off the ground as your parachute opens and you get higher and higher in the sky. Watch as the sea falls away below you and you experience the feeling of free flight above the Gran Canaria coastline. Feel the breeze in your hair and the sun on your face as you fly through the sky on a 10-minute flight.

Maspalomas: Rental E-Scooter Chopper 2 seat

2. Maspalomas: Rental E-Scooter Chopper 2 seat

Explore the island independently and without the stress of keeping up with a tour group with this easy rental. The Harley-style electric scooters are a convenient and ecologically-friendly way to effortlessly explore the south of Gran Canaria with your partner, family or friends during your holidays – only a driver's license is required. Worried about getting lost in the streets, or need inspiration on the best places to visit? That’s no problem — you’ll receive a map with mobile phone support that will show you different routes you can follow. For example, you could discover the spectacular dunes of golden sand at Maspalomas, a natural reserve. Or, you could visit the Maspalomas Botanical Park, which covers an area of 12,000 square meters and holds more than 500 tropical plant species. Another point of interest is the incredible Oasis of Maspalomas, also known as “Charca”, a small lagoon used as a migration destination for almost 40 species of birds. It’s recommended to complete your amazing experience by visiting the Meloneras promenade, considered the most beautiful promenade in the south of Gran Canaria and with excellent views of the sea.

Las Canteras Scuba Diving

3. Las Canteras Scuba Diving

Suitable for beginners, learn to scuba dive off in one of Gran Canaria's best diving spots. Meet your guide at the local partner's office and receive an introduction to scuba diving. Learn more about the various marine species you will discover during the day. From there, travel to Las Canteras. Once you arrive be equipped with all the necessary equipment as well as material to help you identify the species in the area. Then enter the water and begin your diving adventure.

Gran Canaria: Guided Day Tour of the South

4. Gran Canaria: Guided Day Tour of the South

Discover the south of the island of Gran Canaria on this guided day tour. Explore its popular destinations and be one with nature as you stop by the Maspalomas Dunes natural reserve and Mogán port. After being picked up at your hotel, head to the Maspalomas Dunes lookout. Enjoy some time for photos before continuing to the Maspalomas Lighthouse to visit its museum and admire the views from the terrace. Next, embark from Puerto Rico to Mogán on a glass-bottom ferry (tickets not included) and take in the views of the underwater world. Upon arrival at the famous port of Mogán, visit its small canals and take photos of one of the most beautiful tourist corners of the Canary Islands. After lunch, return to your hotel.

Las Palmas: Shopping & Highlights Tour

5. Las Palmas: Shopping & Highlights Tour

Experience a wonderful day in Las Palmas, the capital of the island. Discover local culture and history by visiting the old town of Vegueta. Enjoy free time exploring, shopping in Triana, or strolling along the stunning beach of Las Canteras. Begin with a pickup from your hotel and a drive to Las Palmas, the vibrant capital of the island. The first stop will be in the old town of Vegueta, to discover all about the culture, history, and how the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria was founded. Go to the Altavista Viewpoint, which offers wonderful panoramic views of the entire city to take some stunning photos. Visit it´s Las Canteras, one of the most important beaches of the island due to the mixture of that tropical sound of the waves. Take advantage of the large number of bars where you can stop to enjoy the cosmopolitan atmosphere. For the more fashion addicted, have time to enjoy yourself in Las Arenas shopping mall and find the best deals. End the day with a transfer back to your hotel.

Gran Canaria: 1-7 Day E-Bike Rental

6. Gran Canaria: 1-7 Day E-Bike Rental

Hop on your environmentally-friendly electric bike and explore the beauty of southern Gran Canaria. Discover the nearby Ayaguares Mountains and stop by the famous Ayaguares Dam. If the beach is more your style, ride along the southern coast until you reach the picturesque fishing village of Arguineguin. Explore the various available routes with your map of Maspalomas. You will also receive a cell phone holder that can be attached to your electric bicycle, so you can navigate using your phone. Discover the different routes on Google Maps from your phone and create a self-guided and personalized tour tailored to your needs. For the entire duration of the tour, you will receive free assistance services on the road and in the city in the case of a flat tire or if your bike breaks down. For the mountain tours or the coast tour, you will receive a free repair kit. With a battery life of about 80 km, you'll have plenty of time to explore all the spots on your checklist.

Maspalomas: Scooter 125 cc Rental in Gran Canaria

7. Maspalomas: Scooter 125 cc Rental in Gran Canaria

Embark on a self-guided tour through Maspalomas on a Scooter 125 cc suitable for 2 persons. Discover Maspalomas Dunes, Playa del Ingles, Meloneras, and much more, as you benefit from the comfort of a two-wheel vehicle that’s easy to drive. For the duration of your renting, you receive a helmet and free assistance in case of breakdowns or punctures. No need to worry about getting lost or not knowing where to go, as your guides provide you with a helpful map with different routes that will lead you to some of the best sights on the island. Discover the amazing Maspalomas Dunes and the old Maspalomas Lighthouse. Visit the Maspalomas Botanical Garden to observe native species of birds and plants. Explore the southern regions of the island such as Puerto Rico, Puerto de Mogan, or Playa de los Amadores. If you are more of a mountain person, cycle to the elevated villages of Ayagaures or Monteleon. You may also stop at the Mirador de Fataga for fantastic panoramic views.

Maspalomas: 4-Hour Southern Coast E-Bike Tour with Tapas

8. Maspalomas: 4-Hour Southern Coast E-Bike Tour with Tapas

Explore the southern coast of Gran Canaria by electric bike. See the most spectacular sights and discover the island with a multilingual guide. Your 4-hour adventure begins with a visit to the natural reserve of Maspalomas Dunes, a small desert area made up of golden sand dunes. Stop at the Botanical Garden of Maspalomas for a short walking tour to see local flora. Then ride along beside the Atlantic Ocean, passing Meloneras Beach and Pasito Blanco Port. Stop to admire one of the few banana plantations in the south of the island. Follow the promenade until reaching the old lighthouse of Maspalomas, working since 1890 and declared a monument of historical interest by the Canary Islands Government You’ll arrive in the old fishing village of "El Pajar". Stop to visit to the village and its pretty volcanic beach. Afterwards, enjoy a lunch (for people that choose the option with tapas included) of local cuisine overlooking the sea. Later on, take the chance to admire "La Charca", a small lagoon adjacent to the dunes of Maspalomas. In this protected area there are up to 40 species of migratory birds - an ideal spot for birdswatching. Attention : the tour is not off-road.

Maspalomas: 4-Hour Electric Scooter Chopper and Camel Tour

9. Maspalomas: 4-Hour Electric Scooter Chopper and Camel Tour

If you like nature and you would like to explore Maspalomas along many kilometers effortlessly and environmentally than an Electric Scooter Chopper is what you need. Enjoy an outdoor, fun and educational 4-hour experience. With the Camel Safari, you can explore the fantastic dunes of Maspalomas for 30 minutes aboard a camel. See the monuments of Christopher Columbus at the gates of Meloneras, built in 2002, and the old lighthouse of Maspalomas which operates since 1980. Visit the area of the famous and beautiful promenade of Meloneras which is considered the most beautiful and luxurious promenade in the south of Gran Canaria, overlooking the sea. Here there will be a stop at the "Punta Mujeres" where you can visit an ancient archaeological site of indigenous origin. Here you will discover the ancient circular houses made of stone where the pre-Hispanic population "Gunaches" lived. This ancient site is often populated by a peaceful and harmless colony of lizards of Gran Canaria, an endemic species, considered by many the icon of the island. A local guide will show you a breathtaking panoramic view of Playa del Ingles, discover the spectacular golden sand dunes of Maspalomas (nature reserve since 1987) and the Maspalomas Botanical Park. This park occupies an area of 12,000 square meters with more than 500 plant species. See the Oasis, a pond destination for wintering or resting on the migration of nearly 40 species of birds, of which 23 species nest here. This is the ideal place for those who want experience birdwatching.

Maspalomas: 1 to 7-Day Mountain Bike Rental

10. Maspalomas: 1 to 7-Day Mountain Bike Rental

Mountain biking is a convenient and ecological alternative to easily explore the south of Gran Canaria. Thanks to a comfortable mountain bike you can get out of the traffic and chaos of the city and visit the beautiful Ayagaures Hill 9 miles (15 km) from Playa del Ingles and visit the famous Ayagaures Dam with its ancient bridge made of bricks. If you love the sea, enjoy a panoramic tour of the coast and visit the nearby fishing town of Arguineguin, about 20 km from Playa del Ingles. Do you worry about getting lost on the street or do you need inspiration on the best places to visit? No problem! Receive a map of Maspalomas with different routes that you can follow and enjoy independently and without stress. Also, receive a mobile phone holder that can be attached to your mountain bike, so you can navigate with your phone. Trace the different routes in Google Maps on your phone and make your self-guided and personalized tour to your needs. For the duration of your tour on the roads only in Maspalomas, receive free assistance service. For routes outside the city, receive a repair kit so in case of damage or puncture of the bike tire you will have everything you need to repair the bike in a few minutes and continue the outdoor adventure.

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Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 445 reviews

Tour guide was excellent and friendly Whole trip was enjoyable to Maspalmas dunes , and view from mountains Highlight of the day was Mogan so pretty there from the buildings to the lovely beach where you could swim which I did Also nice restaurants and shops there for gifts However stop at Arguineguin market was not very good and others thought so to so think should be left out and other stop included instead or longer stay at Mogan in future

The treatment and experience of the monitor was excellent, we have learned a lot and enjoyed both the theory and during the activity. You don't have to be afraid since the monitor is always close to you and helps you to solve any problem.

We had a wonderful time, the team is very attentive and gives good advice. The discovery of the seabed and its superb colors delighted us!

A very good experience. Good professionals and very friendly. We will repeat for sure. Thanks.

Fantastic!!!! Great beach, well organized and lots of fun! Always my pleasure!!!