Maspalomas

Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Maspalomas is a quiet resort well known for its outstanding sahara-style sand dunes, the nature reserve and lagoon known as Charca da Maspalomas. The resort does have a water park and a golf course and there is plenty to do in the neighbouring resorts.

Maspalomas

You will find plenty of bars and restaurants nearby, a waterpark, golf course, and stylish boutiques. Maspalomas is a great destination for those who like to keep busy, while the beautiful beaches and year-round warm weather make the resort ideal for sunseekers who just want to kick back and relax.Best suited for families and couples wanting a beach holiday. 40 minutes coach transfer

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Maspalomas Hotels (50)

The Green Oasis Club is located in Campo Maspalomas, near to the main resort area. The self catering accommodation features simply furnished accommodations set around the pool area....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

The Grimanesa Bungalows offer a range of facilities to suit both couples and families looking for an enjoyable holiday....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Maspalomas Resort by Dunas is a comfortable bungalow complex with ample facilities, within 1.5km of the shops, bars, restaurants and attractions that this area has to offer. ...

4.6 / 5 from 5 reviews

Vista Verde Beach Mate is a small hotel comprising of 16 rooms and is suitable for families and couples looking for a relaxing break....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

The Dunagolf Bungalows may not appeal to families as there are limited facilities but it will suit anyone who is looking for a peaceful and relaxing holiday....

4 / 5 from 2 reviews

Cocoteros Apartaments is a small development overlooking the Charca and the famous sand dunes offering modern accommodation....

5 / 5 from 3 reviews

The Grand Hotel Residencia is situated just a few steps from the famous beach of Maspalomas. It offers gorgeous views of the sand dunes on one side and of the mountains of Gran Canaria on the other. ...

5 / 5 from 3 reviews

The Riu Palace Oasis is in the southern part of Gran Canaria, surrounded by gardens with palm trees and lovely lakes. The hotel enjoys direct access to the Maspalomas beach....

5 / 5 from 3 reviews

Comfortable bungalow accommodation offering comfort and service and ideal for anyone looking for a relaxing holiday in the resort of Maspalomas....

3 / 5 from 1 reviews

A quiet complex which is close to many beaches, golf courses and various other activities....

4.5 / 5 from 4 reviews

Comfortable apartments with an out door swimming pool and sun terrace....

1 / 5 from 1 reviews

Comfortable apartment complex offering a relaxed atmosphere in a relaxed area of Maspalomas. Ideal for those looking for a fun-filled holiday near to the island's coastal dunes....

4.5 / 5 from 4 reviews

Parque Golf Bungalows are surrounded by the greens of the golf course and next to the famous Maspalomas sand dunes. The one bedroom bungalows benefit from on-site family friendly amenities including s...

4.5 / 5 from 4 reviews

Basic apartments well situated for easy access to the beach and local amenities....

3 / 5 from 2 reviews

The Las Vegas Golf Hotel is located next to Maspalomas Golf Course and Tennis Club and is just a few minutes from the beach and resort centre where guests can find shops, restaurants and bars, shops a...

4.3 / 5 from 6 reviews

The Club Maspalomas Suites and Spa is an Adults Only property situated in the centre of the quiet Urbanisation Campo International area of Maspalomas , just 2km from the famous dunes of Maspalomas....

4.6 / 5 from 24 reviews

The Suns Gardens Apartments are located in the well known tourist resort of Campo International in Maspalomas....

4 / 5 from 5 reviews

Set amid a 1,000 year old palm garden, this hotel is just a few steps from the beach and sand dunes. The hotel features a retro-style interior, decorated in warm tones with luxury furnishings....

4.8 / 5 from 17 reviews

The FBC Fortuny Resort is an adult only complex conveniently located close to golf course, beach and local amenities....

3.8 / 5 from 12 reviews

The apartments can accommodate three people comfortably and all have either pool or garden view. The golf course and local outdoor market are situated only a few minutes walk away....

3 / 5 from 3 reviews

The Maspalomas Lago offers comfortable accommodation with a relaxed environment, close to local amenities and the beach....

4.3 / 5 from 7 reviews

This friendly resort offers a relaxing environment in which to enjoy a family holiday....

3.8 / 5 from 5 reviews

The MRC Maspalomas Bungalows complex provides comfortable accommodation with a decent range of facilities to ensure a relaxing holiday in the sun....

2.7 / 5 from 3 reviews

Charming and comfortable apartments in the heart of Maspalomas with a great range of facilities; would suit families and couples looking for a relaxing holiday....

4 / 5 from 9 reviews

The Dunas Suite and Villas Resort is located in Maspalomas, a great choice for families or couples seeking a relaxing and tranquil atmosphere....

4.5 / 5 from 27 reviews

The Apartamentos Koala Garden THe Home Collection is a complex located in a peaceful part of Maspalomas and offers comfortably furnished accommodation....

2.8 / 5 from 5 reviews

Offering bungalow self-catering accommodation spread over well maintained gardens, the Canary Garden Club provides a comfortable base with access to an outdoor pool, childrens pool and playground....

4.5 / 5 from 25 reviews

The IFA Faro Hotel is situated on the edge of the sea on the famous Maspalomas Beach and enjoys one of the best locations in Gran Canaria. It is an elegant hotel with a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere...

4.2 / 5 from 10 reviews

The Vista Flor Bungalow Apartments offer spacious accommodation with a good range of facilities, a great choice for an enjoyable holiday....

3.8 / 5 from 11 reviews

Situated close to the Maspalomas sand dunes, the Cordial Sandy Golf Bungalows provide a comfortable base within easy reach of the resort beach and amenities....

4.2 / 5 from 21 reviews

The Jardin Dorado complex is composed of modern, white bungalows set among lush gardens, two kilometres away from the local sandy beaches in the resort Maspalomas....

4 / 5 from 23 reviews

The Mirador Maspalomas is a vibrant and modern property with both a spa and children’s facilities, making it a great choice for families and couples....

4 / 5 from 24 reviews

Set in an idyllic spot in Gran Canaria, this hotel offers a slice of paradise with a large swimming pool and a vibrant entertainment programme to liven up your stay. ...

3.7 / 5 from 34 reviews

The Cordial Green Golf Bungalows are located next to the golf course and just minutes from the Maspalomas sand dunes and the Faro II shopping area. The hotel offers a free shuttle bus to the beach an...

4.4 / 5 from 43 reviews

Capri Bungalow Apartments is a holiday complex in the north of Maspalomas that offers laid-back accommodation and a free bus service to the beach in high season....

3.9 / 5 from 33 reviews

The Vista Oasis Bungalows are located in the popular resort of Maspolomas. This budget hotel offers simple accommodation with great service and a range of on-site amenities. ...

3.6 / 5 from 43 reviews

Turbo Club Apartments are set in lush gardens and located just 3km from the picture-perfect Maspalomas beach. Ideal for anyone looking for a simple and unfussy break in the sun....

3.7 / 5 from 37 reviews

Maspalomas Oasis Club is a family-friendly apartment complex in the south of Gran Canaria that offers comfortable accommodation, swimming pools and a free bus to the beach....

3.5 / 5 from 45 reviews

Caybeach Princess offers great family-friendly facilities and comfortable accommodation. This complex is perfect for a relaxing holiday in the south of Gran Canaria....

The Caybeach Princess offers simple yet comfortable accommodation in Masplomas, with a FREE shuttle to the beach. ...

There is not too much to do at the complex itself but plenty on offer in the surrounding area....

A comfortable bungalow styled accommodation with ample facilities and near to the beach making this perfect for families with kids or those just looking to relax....

Newly opened apartment complex in a location that makes this accommodation perfect for exploring the surrounding areas or reaching the centre of Maspalomas....

Los Calderones The Senses Collection hotel offers four-star, adult-only (14+) accommodation with modern décor and a relaxing outdoor pool area....

A large hotel complex offering a good range of facilities with four swimming pools, two childrens pools, a kids club and playground....

Located in the heart of Maspaslomas, the Maspalomas Sunset offers spacious self-catering accommodation with a relaxing outdoor pool. Making a perfect choice for families and couples seeking a peaceful...

Comfortable, budget accommodation near to local amenities and within easy reach with public transport to the beach....

The Tabaiba Princess Hotel is nestled into the Campo de Maspalomas right next to the peaceful Maspalomas Dunes....

Modern villa complex consisting of 4 villas linked with a central swimming pool; perfect for families or groups of friends....

Comfortable and quiet bungalow complex that is central to the dunes and all that Maspalomas has to offer....

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Maspalomas Reviews

Mr D Cairns, Glasgow

Holiday Date:25th Sep 2017
Accommodation:Seaside Palm Beach Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - With View
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(3 suns)

Good resort for restful stay.

Miss M Dunn, Perth

Holiday Date:23rd Sep 2017
Accommodation:Jardin Dorado Suite Hotel
Room:Junior Suite
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Lovely quiet area but not far from shops, bars etc by bus or taxi. Loved it.

Mrs M Dobb, Derby

Holiday Date:20th Sep 2017
Accommodation:Apartamentos Koala Garden THe Home Collection
Room:1 Bedroom Apt
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

Good for a night out. Playa del Ingles is much better.

Mr G Moore, Leeds

Holiday Date:17th Sep 2017
Accommodation:Dunagolf Bungalows
Room:Bungalow
Board:Self Catering
(4 suns)

It took about 1/2 hour to walk to Maspalomas but not many shops on the way, taxis ok 4.50 euro. We like to walk along the beach to Playa del Ingles but when we did it this time there was a very strong wind and the sand was blowing all over us. But good fun.

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Beaches

The extensive sands at Maspalomas Beach and warm, calm, clear waters are a ideal for sun-bathing, snorkelling and swimming. Plenty of other water-sports are available from diving to fishing, sailing to jet-skiing and there is a marina at Pasito Blanco (4km) for boat trips and ferries to nearby resorts.

Things to Do

Leisure attractions in and around Maspalomas include Holiday World amusement park, the three golf courses, Maspalomas Golf, Meloneras Golf and Salobre Golf; Maspalomas Aqualand waterpark (3.5km), the Aboriginal themed village of Mundo Aborigen (7km), Palmitos Park zoo and gardens (11km) and the Wild West themed park of Sioux City (10km).

The annual carnival festivities usually take place over the course of the week surrounding Ash Wednesday and the Regional Folklore Festival is at the end of May/early June. Another popular cultural event is the Masdanza, International Festival of Contemporary Dance held in October. In May, the Yumbo Centre is the venue for Gay Pride, comprising a week of partying with shows and parades.

Out and About

The enchanting sand dunes, known as the Maspalomas Dunes, covers an area of 4 square kilometres. This protected nature reserve also features a palm grove and the La Charca lagoon which is home to a number of nesting birds and a stopover for migrating birds.

Close to the lagoon you will see the towering Maspalomas Lighthouse, the top of which affords views over the entire south coast.

Nearby Attractions

Behind the resort the Fataga Ravine provides a rugged and natural landscape dotted with palm groves and archaeological sites. Travelling on the main road through the ravine you can explore the pretty villages of Arteara (14.5km), Fataga (19.5km) San Bartolome (26km).

At Arteara you can also take a Manelos Camel Safari through the valley into San Bartolome. This is the same camel farm which organises the camel walks through the Maspalomas Dunes.

Between Maspalomas and Fataga, you can visit the Mundo Aborigen and learn of the pre-hispanic, Guanche culture at this reconstructed aboriginal village and archaeological museum.

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