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Paseo de las Canteras | Belén de arena, 35008 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Title speaks for it self if you’re a surfer this is the place for you , beyond that it’s not a beach I’d sun bathe at normally , it’s straight out to the Atlantic Ocean , no cove or anything like that

Thank Clausen81
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is an amazing beach and a big one too. We didn’t swim because of the weather but it was a playground for surfers! You have to go to Las Canteras if you are visiting Las Palmas. But I was glad I lived at playa...More

Thank fotinim281
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I always drive up-to Las Palmas and walk along Las Canteras sea front promenade during our annual trip to Gran Canaria. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants to choose from. Pick a day with good weather as it can be very...More

Thank Bob-Elizabeth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Las Canteras beach is a popular one. The day was sunny and windy. The sand is of gold color, and it is surrounded by rocky reef of volcanic origin called “la barra”, which reduces the strength of the waves and protects swimmers from getting carried...More

Thank DrTM8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a shame we had cloud cover the whole day but Playa de Las Canteras is a great beach with beautiful sand, interesting rock pools when the tide goes out, and a good number of sun beds for hire. The surrounding countryside is quite dramatic,...More

2  Thank carpetman8020
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our rented apartment was really close to the beach so we spent almost all the time on the beach and I have to say that it is fantastic place for sunbathing, walking and watching variety of cultures and people. There was clean enough. Very pleasant...More

1  Thank Koko Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large sandy beach with beach chairs, umbrellas and plenty of space to not feel claustrophobic whilst sunbathing or swimming. Lifeguards too.

Thank kathleenw268
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came upon this beach, not by chance, but were looking for something completely different and had not realized the extent or location of the place. Having said that once on the prom, it is a wonderful vibrant place to walk, watch the world go...More

Thank Bill4legroom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good location, clean, excellent weather and you have everything near to here, restaurants, pub and shopping center.

Thank paulh3987012
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunday 23rd September and we were in Las Palmas exploring and we walked along the promenade, we walked as far as the Auditorium Alfredo Kraus and the Palacio Congresso and the shopping mall, Centro Comercial Las Arenas. This was definitely the better end of promenade....More

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6 November 2018|
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Response from Mharty53 | Reviewed this property |
I know it’s not very helpful but I’d take a selection ..... when I was there in May it was quite chilly (not freezing or very cold.....more what we would call “fresh” especially at night so sweatshirts were a necessity as... More
3 November 2018|
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Response from Vaida K | Reviewed this property |
I have been there first week of october-weather was very warm, out of 6 days vacation we had only one windy day. Water however had big waves and was quite chilly but we enjoyed it-great to refresh. I would not recommend it... More
13 September 2018|
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Response from yomeramera | Reviewed this property |
Just as Nacho said. Nothing to add. There you have it. Walk , it´s a short way