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Top beaches in the south of Gran Canaria

The south of Gran Canaria is an all year round sunshine destination. “Vamos a la playa” (tr. let’s go to the beach) is one of the most used sentences here. GranTauro Holiday Villas’ superb location makes it very easy to discover and spend most of your time on the jewels among the island’s beaches. Here is a list of some most worth visiting.

Top beaches in the south of Gran Canaria

The south of Gran Canaria is an all year round sunshine destination. “Vamos a la playa” (tr. let’s go to the beach) is one of the most used sentences here. GranTauro Holiday Villas’ superb location makes it very easy to discover and spend most of your time on the jewels among the island’s beaches. Here is a list of some most worth visiting.

Top beaches in the south of Gran Canaria

The south of Gran Canaria is an all year round sunshine destination. “Vamos a la playa” (tr. let’s go to the beach) is one of the most used sentences here. GranTauro Holiday Villas’ superb location makes it very easy to discover and spend most of your time on the jewels among the island’s beaches. Here is a list of some most worth visiting.

Amadores Beach

Amadores Beach is considered to be one of the best beaches in Europe. This man-made lagoon with white sand and a wide variety of different facilities makes it a very popular spot on the island.

TRANSPORT A big free parking right by the beach with bus and taxi stations also makes it very accessible. Amadores beach is located just some 2.5 km far from GranTauro Holiday Villas. You can also walk there. Following the path from Spar supermarket through the golf course down to Tauro Beach. By Tauro Beach continue with the dirt-road on the left and you will reach Amadores Beach. It takes about 20 min. to get there.

FACILITIES There are plenty of sun loungers and umbrellas to be rent here, too. A big inflated activity castle in the ocean will be an amazing experience for your kids (and not only).

Besides a large variety of local bars and restaurants on the peak of the beach sits Amadores Beach Club. It is a gorgeous and modern place with a very chilled and relaxed atmosphere. You can head here not only to spend the whole day by the beach but even a dining experience will be a memorable one.

INTERESTING From the other side of the beach, you will get on Balcon walk to Puerto Rico. It is a beatuiful path about 1 km long built in the rocks over Atlantic Ocean that leads to Puerto Rico beach. The vies from this path are spectacular.

Amadores Beach

Amadores Beach is considered to be one of the best beaches in Europe. This man-made lagoon with white sand and a wide variety of different facilities makes it a very popular spot on the island.

TRANSPORT A big free parking right by the beach with bus and taxi stations also makes it very accessible. Amadores beach is located just some 2.5 km far from GranTauro Holiday Villas. You can also walk there. Following the path from Spar supermarket through the golf course down to the beach. It takes about 20 min. to get there.

FACILITIES There are plenty of sun loungers and umbrellas to be rent here, too. A big inflated activity castle in the ocean will be an amazing experience for your kids (and not only).

Besides a large variety of local bars and restaurants on the peak of the beach sits Amadores Beach Club. It is a gorgeous and modern place with a very chilled and relaxed atmosphere. You can head here not only to spend the whole day by the beach but even a dining experience will be a memorable one.

INTERESTING From the other side of the beach, you will get on Balcon walk to Puerto Rico. It is a beatuiful path about 1 km long built in the rocks over Atlantic Ocean that leads to Puerto Rico beach. The vies from this path are spectacular.

Amadores Beach

Amadores Beach is considered to be one of the best beaches in Europe. This man-made lagoon with white sand and a wide variety of different facilities (free parking, sun loungers, plenty of bars and restaurants, water sport activity) makes it a very popular spot on the island. Check: @PlayaAmadores / @AmadoresBeachClub

Anfi Del Mar

Small, cozy and simply beautiful beach with fine white sand. Anfi del Mar is one of the top beaches without any doubt. Not only it is beautiful, but also the local facilities are of a high standard.

TRANSPORT You can park the car up, in the garage of Anfi hotel. Take the panoramic lift down to the beach and enjoy the spectacular views.

FACILITIES Restaurants, shops, plenty of sun loungers and umbrellas for rent, volleyball field and also many crazy water sport activities. This beach has it all.

By Anfi del Mar there is also a gorgeous and modern beach club. It is called Maroa – Club the Mar. You can easily spend a wonderful day here. In the evening this place gets very magical and becomes the right spot for a drink and relax. For more info click here.

INTERESTING Notice from the above, that the island where the Maroa Beach Club is located, is built in the shape of a heart. It was built by the owner of the hotel in the name of love to his wife.

Anfi Del Mar

Small, cozy and simply beautiful beach with fine white sand. Anfi del Mar is one of the top beaches without any doubt. Not only it is beautiful, but also the local facilities are of a high standard.

TRANSPORT You can park the car up, in the garage of Anfi hotel. Take the panoramic lift down to the beach and enjoy the spectacular views.

FACILITIES Restaurants, shops, plenty of sun loungers and umbrellas for rent, volleyball field and also many crazy water sports activities. This beach has it all.

By Anfi del Mar there is also a gorgeous and modern beach club. It is called Maroa – Club the Mar. You can easily spend a wonderful day here. In the evening this place gets very magical and becomes the right spot for a drink and relax. For more info click here.

INTERESTING Notice from the above, that the island where the Maroa Beach Club is located, is built in the shape of a heart. It was built by the owner of the hotel in the name of love to his wife.

Anfi del Mar

Small, cozy and simply beautiful beach with fine white sand. Anfi del Mar is one of the top beaches without any doubt. Not only it is beautiful, but also the local facilities are of a top standard. Check:  @AnfiDelMar / @MaroaClubDeMar

Tauro Beach

Playa de Tauro is the closest beach to GranTauro Holiday Villas. It is a non-commercial white sandy beach with a very local Canarian style and atmosphere.

TRANSPORT The easiest way to get to the beach is on foot. It is only 10-15 min. walking distance from GranTauro Holiday Villas. Follow the path by Spar supermarket down through the golf course to the beach. Although the path is mainly a dirt-road it is a very nice walk.

FACILITIES There is a restaurant and a bar on the beach. They are next to each other: “Restaurante Vista Mar” and “Bar Pio Pio”. They are one of the real traditional Canarian places, which you will notice directly on your first visit. Despite the simple decoration and cuisine, the Vistamar restaurant offers excellent tapas and a wide variety of fish dishes, which are always freshly prepared. By the sunset these places quickly become crowded and with a life music on the weekends the beach turns into a memorable little fiesta.

INTERESTING On the rocks at the end of the beach towards Amadores beach, there is “Cueva Bufadero de Tauro“. You can jump to the ocean from the rock and swim inside into the cave. It has a partially opened ceiling and it is bright inside. It is a really beautiful spot and known only by the locals.

Tauro Beach

Playa de Tauro is the closest beach to GranTauro Holiday Villas. It is a non-commercial white sandy beach with a very local Canarian style and atmosphere.

TRANSPORT The easiest way to get to the beach is on foot. It is only 10-15 min. walking distance from GranTauro Holiday Villas. Follow the path by Spar supermarket down through the golf course to the beach. Although the path is mainly a dirt-road it is a very nice walk.

FACILITIES There is “Restaurante Vista Mar” and “Bar Pio Pio” on the beach. Despite the simple decoration and cuisine, the Vistamar restaurant offers excellent tapas and a wide variety of freshly prepared fruits de mer. By the sunset these places quickly become crowded and with a life music on the weekends the beach turns into a memorable little fiesta.

INTERESTING On the rocks at the end of the beach towards Amadores beach, there is “Cueva Bufadero de Tauro“. You can jump to the ocean from the rock and swim inside into the cave. It has a partially opened ceiling and it is bright inside. It is a really beautiful spot and known only by the locals.

Tauro beach

Playa de Tauro is the closest beach to GranTauro Holiday Villas. It is a non-commercial white sandy beach with a very local Canarian style and atmosphere. Check:  @TauroBeach

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