Maspalomas beach on Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Beach: Maspalomas

Gran Canaria

With nearly three kilometres of fine golden sand and very gentle waves, Maspalomas beach is an essential part of any trip to Gran Canaria. It has three points of interest for any tourist: Maspalomas lighthouse, in use since 1890; Dunas de Maspalomas, 400 hectares of natural dunes; and Charca de Maspalomas, a lagoon, great for birdwatching with binoculars.The beach is ideal for families with children, offering plenty of services, such as sunshade and deckchair hire, showers, and beach bars. Also, on Punta de Maspalomas there are places equipped for water sports.

Beach: Maspalomas

Composition: sand

Type of sand: golden

Swimming conditions: calm waters

Length: 2710 m

Width: 75 m

Occupancy rate: high

Degree of urban development: semi-urban

Marina: puerto de pasito blanco

Distance to beach: 5 km.

Means of access: On foot easy,Car

Nearest motorway: gc-510

Sunshade rental, sun lounger rental, toilets, showers, footwash, litter bin, cleaning service, telephone

Maximum temperature: 23º Wind chill: mild Wind: strong Wave heights: slight Water temperature: 20º