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Book a cheap holiday to Las Palmas with Best4Travel! Find cheap flights to Las Palmas and great holiday deals for the top hotels in Las Palmas with Best4Travel’s Gran Canaria holiday packages

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Book a cheap holiday to Las Palmas with Best4Travel! As the capital of Gran Canaria, and co-capital of the Canary Islands, Las Palmas is understandably one of the most popular tourist destinations in the entire archipelago. The beaches here are stunning, and the perfect way to make the most of Las Palmas’ soaring summer temperatures!

Thanks to the close relationship we have with our hoteliers, we here at Best4Travel have a vast array of exclusive special offers to suit any budget or occasion, for the top hotels in Las Palmas!

For more information, or for a tailored quotation on any of the hotels or villas in Gran Canaria featured on, please drop into any one of our stores nationwide, or call our expert travel agents today at our Irish call centre FREE on 1800 814 000.


  • Las Canteras:
  • Of all the beaches in Gran Canaria, Las Canteras is the biggest by far. At 3100m² there is plenty of room to stretch out in the sun, with rows of sun loungers available to rent. The water here is perfect for families with young children, as further out from the shore a natural barrier of coral sandstone breaks the strong Atlantic waves. Playa del Confital, a natural extension of Las Canteras, is a particularly popular spot for swimming.

  • Las Alcaravaneras:
  • Staying active while on holiday is made fun with all of the incredible sports on offer in Las Alcaravaneras! Simply stop by the local yacht club, or talk to instructors on the beach, and you can join in on the brilliant sailing and canoeing activities just off the shore. For the landlubbers among us, Las Alcaravaneras also has both indoor and outdoor courts for volleyball and soccer.

  • La Laja:
  • The fine grey sand of La Laja isn’t the beach’s only striking feature, as the strong waves from the Atlantic crashing into its shore have caught the attention of amateur and professional surfers worldwide. La Laja is also the starting point for local boat races every weekend, proving plenty of entertainment for anyone passing by.


In a bustling capital such as Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, you can be sure that there will always be some great places to shop. In this case, the Centro Comercial Las Arenas, a large shopping mall right beside the beach with plenty of restaurants and shops to choose from (including the incredibly popular hypermarket Carrefour), is the perfect place to go for a brief break from the sun. In 1999 the building was converted from a traditional bull fighting arena into a mall. The striking exterior from the original arena was left intact, making this shopping centre impossible to miss!

Where to Eat

To help set your holiday off on the right foot, we here at Best4Travel have compiled a list of the top cafés and restaurants in and around Las Palmas, divided by price to cater for all budget types.

  • Low Cost
    • El Almacen, Calle Pascal No 22, 35007 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    • 180 Grados Fine Food, Paseo Canteras 70, 35010 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    • Tres Jolie, Calle Mendizabal 24, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

  • Moderately Priced
    • Camino al Jamonal, Calle Americo Vespucio 11, 35009 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    • Tabla Caliente, Calle Naval 6, 35008 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    • Restaurante Majuga, Calle Perez Galdos 41, Esquina Domingo J. Navarro, 37, 35002 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

  • Expensive
    • O Soleil, Plaza Santa Ana 2, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    • Deliciosa Marta, Calle Perez Galdos 23, 35002 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    • El Churrasco, Calle Olof Palme 33, 35010 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria


With Best4Travel you can have a transfer arranged for you from Gran Canaria Airport straight to your hotel or villa! The approximate transfer time from the airport to Las Palmas is 25 minutes.

For more information or for a tailored quotation on transfers to any of the destinations in Gran Canaria featured on our website, please call our expert Irish call centre today FREE on 1800 814 000


There are two public bus companies in Gran Canaria, Global and Guaguas Municipales. Global, in their iconic blue buses, will take you anywhere on the island, while Guaguas Municipales, in yellow, caters strictly to the island’s capital, Las Palmas. Both bus companies accept cash and operate 24/7. Taxi services are also available across the island.

Best4Travel Tips

  • Currency: Euro

  • Language: Spanish (mainly), English & German

  • Time Difference to Ireland: None.

  • Flight Time: Approx. 4 hours

  • Average Weather: 21-29°C annually

  • Local Phrases:
    • Hello: Hola
    • Good morning: Buenos días
    • How are you?: ¿Cómo estás?
    • Good afternoon: Buenas tardes
    • Good night: Buenas noches
    • Goodbye: Adiós
    • Please: Por favor
    • Thank you: Gracias
    • You’re welcome: De nada
    • Where is…?: Dondé está…?
    • Do you speak English?: ¿Habla usted Inglés?
    • I am from Ireland: Soy de Irlanda

  • Tax: Duty Free

  • Public Holidays:
    • 1 January: Año Nuevo (New Years Day)
    • 6 January: Día de los Reyes Magos (Three Kings Day)
    • March/April: Viernes Santo (Good Friday)
    • 1 May: Fiesta del Trabajo (Labour Day)
    • 30 May: Dia de Canarias (Canary Islands Day)
    • 15 August: La Asunción de la Virgen (Feast of the Assumption)
    • 8 September: Diá del Pino (Patron saint of Gran Canaria)
    • 12 October: Día de la Hispanidad (National Day)
    • 1 November: Todos los Santos (All Saint’s Day)
    • 8 December: La Inmaculada Concepción (The Immaculate Conception)
    • 25 December: Navidad (Christmas)
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