Arguineguin, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Arguineguin is a working fishing port which is gradually expanding to become a busy tourist resort. The harbour is home to many fisherman's bars and some very good fish restaurants.


Arguineguin serves as a good base for visiting the surrounding area with Puerto Rico being only a short boat ride away.

Read more about: Beaches | Things to Do | Out and About | Nearby Attractions | Arguineguin Reviews

Arguineguin Hotels (4)

The beautiful Radisson Blu Resort Gran Canaria Hotel is well located and offers some fantastic views of the Atlantic Ocean....

The Bull Dorado Beach & Spa is situated in Arguineguin, a fishing town close to Puerto Rico. The hotel is on the seafront, close to the beach and just a short walk from the resort shops, bars and rest...

A relaxed apartment complex with modern décor and facilities and in close reach from the local beaches....


Narrow dark sand beaches line the two horseshoe bays in front of the town and there is a further beach behind the harbour.

Newer developments have spread northwards along the seafront, passing the fine sands of Patalavaca Beach all the way to the bay at La Verga. Here you will find the Anfi group of hotels, a shopping centre and a sweeping beach of golden sand, separated from the Anfi del Mar Marina by the lush gardens of Anfi Island.

Things to Do

A ferry service operates between the Arguineguin Harbour and the Anfi del Marina and also runs into the nearby resorts of Puerto Mogan and Puerto Rico. There are also opportunities for glass bottom boat trips, whale-spotting cruises, deep sea fishing and water-sports including diving and scuba diving.

Family friendly days out include the trips to the Aqualand Maspalomas waterpark (16km), the zoo and gardens at Palmitos Park (20km) and the wild west theme park, Sioux City (25km).

Out and About

Around the harbour area, Arguineguin retains the feel of a traditional Spanish fishing town with everyday local shops as well as bars, pavement cafes and restaurants with fresh fish and international dishes on the menu.

Behind the harbour there is a large street market, which takes place on Tuesdays.

Nearby Attractions

Alternative beaches can be found nearby at the gorgeous turquoise bay at Amadores (5km), the lively resort of Puerto Rico (3km) or the vast sands of Maspalomas (14km).

The nearest 18 hole golf courses are Anfi Tauro Golf (7.5km) and Salobre Golf (9km), both of which also have a clubhouse, an Academy and a Pro golf shop.

Graph displaying average temperatures throughout the year at Arguineguin


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