is it safe to visit this new year
I'll be going to Gran Canaria over Easter. I'll stay at the Melia in San Agustin.
I will probably spend most of my time by the pool or at the beach, perhaps going out for lunch, dinner and/or after dinner. I'm not sure if I'll do any trips to other parts of the island.
Do you think I should rent a car? I can get one from the airport for about 100 euros.
How much would I spend for a taxi trip from the hotel to, let's say, restaurant and bars in Maspalomas or Playa del Ingles? Considering I may have a drink or two, I'd probably take a taxi at night anyway.
please adise me of the least touristic areas in Grand canaria spain. i think it may be the west coast? we do not want to be surrounded by lots of apartment blocks and be on a beach like sardines. our main aim is to get up into the mountains and rural villages, spanish culture and music. what are public transport services like. we think to hire a car 9 any advise on this )although i hear the roads can be treacherous and a bit scary. we plan to go around the 20th of this november so will have to book soon so all advice asap will be much appreciated please.
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I am hoping to head over to Gran Canaria for a week in the summer, hopefully staying in the South of the island.
Just wondering if it's safe for a female travelling along?
Any solo travellers have any tips?
Hi, is the 5pm return trip from Puerto Rico to Puerto Mogan the last ferry? I would like to return later. If it is, is there a good taxi service from Puerto Rico to Puerto Mogan?
Would like to visit Las Palmas in Gran Canaria, I am a solo traveler,
where would you suggest, that's safe?
Hi are there any ferries that go to other places on the Island of Gran Canaria in Jan and Feb? Thanks john
Me and my boyfriend arrive at November 9 in Gran Canaria and we want to find an apartment for normal price :) not for tourists. Something in south, but consider all options.
I lack the knowledge of the Spanish language to find suitable options. Maybe even someone can host us until we find our own place? We plan to stay in Gran Canaria 2-3 month, then go to Fuertuventura, maybe. Didn't decide, yet :)
Can anyone help, we would appreciate.
I will be staying in Gran Canaria over Christmas and would love to have a Christmas dinner there, can anyone recommend either an English bar or Spanish bar that serve chtistmas dinners at reasonable prices.
We have booked to stay at the above hotel in October and have read the negative reviews on trip advisor. Has anyone stayed there recently and is the hotel as bad as the reviews say?
I have booked a flight from the UK ariving in Gran Canaria around noon on 16th December 2012.
I intend to hire a car from the airport and would like to spend 3 weeks touring the Island and staying in various places. I have been to Playa Del Ingles / Maspalomas & Puerto Rico in the past, and although I may drive through I really do not intend to stay in these locations.
Ideally I would like to plan a route that takes in scenery and nature, with some good walking and small villages that accept tourists. Also quiet beach locations would be welcome.
I welcome any suggestions that anyone may have.
Do I need to book accommodation in advance?
Can you recommend decent and economical places to stay?
I am looking forward to planning my visit.................help please!
hi everyone, hope you're all well
was wondering if anyone knew about hostels or, if not,
the cheapest accommodation available in playa del ingles near the yumbo center?
thanks so much
How much is a taxi from Las Palmas to puerto rico ,and can is it as cheap to pick one from the airport or should I order one
we are tryng tochoose the nicest place to stay near a good beach and with lots of nice local food..
Never been to Canary islands before,we are travelling early march with a 14 month old too..
thanks in advance..
I have jsut booked a week in the Hotel Orquidea in Bahia Feliz in October.
I have never been to Gran Canaria before, so would appreciate any feedback from you regarding the following:
About Bahia Feliz
How near/far is Bahia Feliz from other resorts?
Things to do/Excurstions to go on?
we fly to LPA with Ryanair. Does anyone know, what is the exact measure of the cabin baggage Sizer on Ryanair? My luggage is 55x35x22 cm and made from rigid material...
Hi, I´m going to visit Gran Canaria for a week end of June. I´m now looking for a relaxing calm place (preferably a small town) on the coast - east or west - where I can stay.
First I thought of Las Palmas, but it´s a city, supposed to be noisy and also criminal. I thought somewhere with a connection to Las Palmas, but on the east coast or even in the south (with a beach close). I haven´t booked a hotel yet, but I´m looking for something cheap like a pension.
I´m not driving, so public services should be withing reach. Thank you for all those who can give me some "insider" advice!!
Later this year we are planning our holidai in Gran Canaria.
Being disabled-wheelchairuser- I am looking fot the possibility to rent a car with driver to show us around the isle.
Any suggestions/avdice is welcomed.
I'm hoping you can spare just a few mins to help! My Mum and I are planning a last minute girlie week away (start of April) We're looking at Gran Canaria...
I'm 26, she's 50 and we are just looking to chill during the day, good location for wandering around shops/markets... then nice food and drinks at night- We just want a week away, not a 'budget' hol- but a nice/fun affordable holiday. I'm currently SEARCHING as I post this... so I'm not just being lazy- I just need to book somewhere pretty quickly!! She has suggested Maspalomas... so I guess that would be first choice... what do you think?
Thank you for your help :)
I am looking for a recommendation please for reasonable and cheapish accomodation for 3 adult women and a child in the Playa del Ingles area. If anyone can assit I would really appreciate it. Thanks in advance. Kiki
we will be in Gran Canaria for 1 day in March (cruise),can anyone tell me where do the cruise ships dock and what or where are the best things to do in or around cruise terminal area.
We are 4 girls travelling for a week vocation to Gran Canaria, arriving January 1-st around 14:00. We shall stay in Avenida Gran Canaria 12, Puerto Rico. Accoring o maps.google.com it is approx 53 km by car.
I was wondering if there is any public bus from he airport to our place?
If we take taxi, how much will it be?
Any cirtain company to orde taxi beforehand? Or the price will be more or less the same if we just take the cab at the airport?
Taxi runs by taximeter or we have to bargain the price beforehand?
I'm writing this big school project this year (from 1 of marts 2010 to 1 of marts 2011), it's like my final school thing, and it's what really matters in my grades!
I'm writing about "traveling", with a special look at tourism and globalizing all over the world, and i'll have to write about a special place, like i have to make a "case", where tourism have had a big impact on the place, and i then i'll look into, how the local residents feels about the growing tourism and all that kind of things.
So i sat down yesterday and thought, "do i know a place that would be perfect as a "case" in my project", and i thought of the canary islands! ;)
I'm planning on maybe going there in january or february to write and look into the tourism on one of the canary islands and i hoped, that maybe you guys could help me :)
If i had to choose a islands, where the tourism plays a big factor (guess it's big in all of them?) and where i could stay and have a nice week in february, what should i be looking at?
Gran Canaria? Tenerife? Lanzarote? or somewhere else?
Can you maybe tell a bit about what i should aim for? What is the difference between the islands? Is it a good case to look at as far as the impact the tourism have had in the local residents?
I would really appreciate some good advises! :)
Whats your thoughts on all of it?
Any one has good tips on renting a rural house with 3 bedrooms in either El Hierro or La Gomera for 3 months from dec 2010 to feb 2011? I am also considering house sitting, any offers? Also, how easy is it to buy a car there, because renting one for 3 months is even more expensive than buying... thank you all in advance, Helena
Is Gran Canaria the best holiday island in the med. and which is your favourite resort on the island
Can anyone help with the best way to get from the airport to Puerto de mogan.We are staying in a private apartment there in march.
Just booked a week in Puerto Rico on 27th April.
What kind of temperatures can i expect?
Hi there I am travelling to Gran Canaria in january with my 2 yr old daughter for a week and was thinking of staying in Puerto de mogan or similar small resort. I was thinking of pension Eva, has anyone stayed there and is it near enough to the beach etc and safe.
Many thanks x
Traveling in 1 1/2 weeks, will be there 3 days. Traveling solo. Am 44 yr young gal wanting to have fun in the sun/beach, drink and shop. Don't want to spend a fortune! Was thinking of Las Palmas? Day trip to Tenerife? Want to be in a central location where getting around is not difficult.
I'm travelling to Playa d Ingles in a few weeks and would like to be recommended a good local restaurant for evening meal that's not too expensive and has local dishes.
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