Playa del Ingles - Nightlife Beach Trips
Playa del Inglés polarizes Gran Canaria holiday makers. Some people absolutely love it, the others hate it. It actually depends on your expectations from your holiday destination.
Beach and party lovers are exactly on right spot in Playa del Inglés, however it is also ideal for Gran Canaria interested holidaymakers and active people due to it’s the central location. During the day you are laying at the beach or you are shopping and in the evening, the various shopping centers, such as the CITA, the Jumbo or the Kasbah, are inviting you with their bars, restaurants and varied evening programs. Later in the evening the hustle and bustle moves to the surrounding clubs.
Excursions and Activities Playa del Ingles
For island interested visitors are a lot of things to do in Playa del Inglés, but its location and good traffic connection makes it excellently suitable as starting point for excursions. From Playa del Inglés you can easily reach the many places of interest in the north (like Las Palmas), in the south-west (like Puerto de Mogán) and in the inland (like Fataga) equally fast.
For active people and outdoor enthusiasts, Playa del Inglés offers a wide range of Water Sports Activities from JetSki Safaris to Surfing and Diving. And also for Guided Hiking and Climbing Tours as you will be picked up from here. The necessary fun is provided by activities such as Buggy Excursions or Quad Tours. And you can also get to know a lot of Gran Canaria through a Bus Tour or Jeep Safari.
Sights in Playa del Inglés
Beaches in Playa del Ingles
The beach of Playa del Inglés goes seamlessly into the beach of Maspalomas, where the popular dunes of Maspalomas are. In the opposite direction you can reach the beach of San Agustín along the steep coast. This beach is a kilometer long sandy beach with nudist zone, partly natural and it flows into the magnificent dunes of Maspalomas.
The Ecumenical Temple
The "Templo Eukomeniko" is characterized by its architecture, the richly ornamented gate and the large colorful mosaic window that creates a wonderful light play inside. On Sundays, the ecumenical temple even invites you to a German-speaking meth.
The Beach Promenade of Playa del Inglés
The beach promenade stretches from Maspalomas to San Agustin. During a walk along the promenade you can shop, stop for lunch and enjoy the beautiful beach and rocky landscape for miles.
The Viewpoints in Playa del Inglés
There are some beautiful viewpoints, the so-called "Miradores", they offer beautiful views of the dunes and the beach. For example, the "Mirador Tropical" or the "Mirador de Estados Unidos".
The Tourist Information Center
The beautiful building, near the Jumbo shopping center, is already worth seeing. Here you will also find useful tips and information about the island, city maps as well as island maps.
The Nightlife in Playa del Inglés
The nightlife focuses strongly on the individual shopping centers. There, bars and restaurants in the evening invite the tourists to stay and often offer a great entertainment programs with music and dance.
The Shopping Centers in Playa del Inglés
CITA is a very German shopping center and is ideal for the slightly older audience. Here there are a few lively pubs with funny hosts who always provide a fun atmosphere.
The Jumbo Center is the meeting place for the gay community, but not only! The restaurants, pubs and madly funny travesty shows are very popular with every audience.
In Kasbah, Metro and Plaza the younger and the not growing old party people meet. There you can find the most diverse clubs in a confined space. Everything is offered from dance and house to the authentic Latinoparty.
Apart from these shopping centers, there are still a few small ones like the Sandia the Irish Center and many more all of them have something to offer. The party choice in Playa del Inglés is thus almost inexhaustible.
Things to do in Playa del Ingles
Boots Excursions - Big Game Fishing Trips - Yacht Excursions - Dolphin and Whale watching
Season: All‑season Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday Duration: 2,5 hours In the harbour of Puerto Rico you start the whale and dolphin search excursion. See one of the most amazing creatures of this planet. Watching them in their natural habitat…explore
Bus Excursions - Day trip to Tenerife - Visit to Loro-Park
Season: All‑season Days: Saturday; from 08.07.19 Thursday Duration: 16 hours According to Tripadvisor is the Loro Parque the best zoo in Europe and number two worldwide! With our day trip from Gran Canaria to Loro Park on Tenerife…explore
Buggy Tours - Quad Tours
Minibus Tours - Jeep Safaris - Cabrio-Jeep Excursions
Ride Excursions on Horses or Camels
JetSki Safari - Parasailing - Flyboard - Water Sport Combination
Canyoning - Via Ferrata - Coasteering (Coasteering ONLY MAY TO OCTOBER!)
Mountain Bike and E Bike Tours
Snorkeling - Introduction Dive - Dive Excursions
Dive Courses: Scuba Diver - PADI Open Water Diver - PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
Season: All‑season Days: Daily except Saturday Duration: 3 to 4 days The PADI Open Water Diver Course does not require any diving experience. Just make this diving licence during your Gran Canaria holiday. This world-renowned brevet will allow you to dive…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Daily except Saturday Duration: 2 to 3 days Use the opportunity during your Gran Canaria Holiday for another diving specialization. Experienced divers know, of course, the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course is for advanced learner, builds…explore