Cheap holidays to Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
You can’t go wrong with a fantastic family holiday deal or last minute holiday deal to Las Palmas resort, as there’s plenty on offer to cater for all tastes. Founded in 1478 and located on the most north eastern part of the island, Las Palmas is the capital of the island and home to just under half of the population of Gran Canaria.The resort of Las Palmas is the largest city in the Canary Islands, an inviting and bustling cosmopolitan city bursting with Spanish ambiance, culture and history. The harbour, Puerto de La Luz is one of the most important in Europe.
The city is conveniently serviced by a very efficient bus service, making it even easier to get out and about and sample the delights on offer. For those of you wanting someone else to do the work for you (and why not, you’re on holiday after all) take the yellow open-topped Tourist Tour Bus from the Parque Santa Catalina and get those cameras at the ready to see the many attractions Las Palmas resort has to offer.
Of course, no holiday to the sun is complete without a day or two at the beach and Las Palmas resort has three beaches to choose from. The largest is Las Canteras with a fantastic promenade that is home to many bars and restaurants offering something for all tastes ranging from traditional Spanish dishes and international cuisine, and of course all have spectacular sea views. The beach sands are fine and the waters are shallow making for perfect sun worshipping and safe for smaller children to swim and play. The Las Alcaravaneras and San Cristobal beaches both guarantee to keep everyone entertained, are popular with sailing boats and offer a great chance to top up your tan.
A great package holiday deal will bring your family one step closer to exploring the oldest quarter of the town of Las Palmas resort. The historic quarter of Las Palmas resort, the Vegueta district, is well worth a look and offers the chance to soak up some culture by visiting the many museums and monuments such as the Cathedral and Chapel of San Antonio Abad. The contemporary style of Las Palmas is reflected in the Atlantic Centre of Modern Art. The Casa Columbus is named after Christopher Columbus who sailed into the port and stayed the night in 1492. The area around Parque Santa Catalina in Las Palmas comes to life with music and street artists from early evening right through to the early hours where a great mix of people can be entertained, wined and dined and just watch the world go by, from bouncing baby to second honeymooning grandparents.
If you want to experience something a little more special grab a fantastic family holiday deal and time your visit to Las Palmas resort during the carnival period, usually in February/March, a great chance to see this friendly SEASIDE RESORT crammed full of festival atmosphere and character whilst sampling traditional Spanish flare.