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Holidays In Playa del Ingles

Playa del Ingles Holidays at a Glance

The resort of Playa del Ingles is situated on the south coast of Gran Canaria between San Agustin and Maspalomas. Playa del Ingles aptly translates to 'the Englishman's beach', every year hoards of British holidaymakers take Playa del Ingles holidays. Playa del Ingles is the largest resort in Gran Canaria and is very built up as a consequence of its popularity as a holiday hotspot. In the summer months Playa del Ingles holidays are extremely popular with the young 18-30's crowd. During the rest of the year the Playa del Ingles holidays are taken by families because the resort is significantly quieter but still has the wealth of tourist facilities.

Who goes to Playa del Ingles?
During the peak summer months holidays to Playa del Ingles are perfect for young people and groups seeking relaxing days by the pool or beach and wild party nights in the resorts bars and clubs. Outside the peak summer months Playa del Ingles holidays are very good for families and couples in search of sun and excellent tourist facilities.



Key Facts - Playa del Ingles

  • LanguageSpanish & English
  • CurrencyEuro
  • Dialing Code00 34
  • Flight Duration4 hours 30 mins (Approx)
  • Distance From Airport26 kms
  • Airport Transfer (Taxi)20 mins

Book Playa del Ingles holidays and you will arrive at a loud vibrant resort that has been heavily developed with a huge range of hotels and apartments. During your Playa del Ingles holidays you will have no shortage of things to do from relaxing on the beach, shopping for tax free bargains, taking camel ride or exploring the neighbouring wildlife and scenery.

Holidays in Playa de Ingles and the rest of Gran Canaria are extremely popular among British holidaymakers due to its year round sun, short flight time (4.5 hours) and low cost.

Charter flights to Gran Canaria are very frequent and the resort has a huge quantity of hotels and apartments which means holidays to Playa del Ingles are excellent value. Playa de Ingles is the most popular resort in Gran Canaria and has a great range of hotels offering everything from 5 star luxury to simple self catering apartments. So whatever your budget book your holidays to Playa del Ingles with Olympic Holidays.

Cheap Holidays to Playa del Ingles - Olympic Holidays


Experience the charm of this Gran Canarian resort and book your cheap holidays to Playa del Ingles today with Olympic Holidays. As well as package holidays to Gran Canaria we offer cheap flights to Gran Canaria. For great deals on Playa del Ingles holidays book online today at OlympicHolidays.com

Maspalomas: Holidays to Gran Canaria would be incomplete without visiting the world renowned Maspolomas with its stunning sand dunes and beaches. A visit to Maspalomas is a fun packed day with its very own waterpark, golf course and shopping there's no chance of getting bored.

Venice of Gran Canaria: Head west of Puerto Rico and you'll arrive at the idyllic village of Puerto de Mogan known as the Venice of Gran Canaria because of its many canals. A small, relaxed and friendly place with a harbour with bars, restaurants and cafes serving a variety of cuisines including fresh fish - a speciality.

Maspalomas: Holidays to Gran Canaria would be incomplete without visiting the world renowned Maspolomas with its stunning sand dunes and beaches. A visit to Maspalomas is a fun packed day with its very own waterpark, golf course and shopping there's no chance of getting bored.

Venice of Gran Canaria: Head west of Puerto Rico and you'll arrive at the idyllic village of Puerto de Mogan known as the Venice of Gran Canaria because of its many canals. A small, relaxed and friendly place with a harbour with bars, restaurants and cafes serving a variety of cuisines including fresh fish - a speciality.

Due to the popularity of Playa del Ingles holidays and its beach there is loads to do and you can literally spend the whole day on the beach. Holidays to Playa del Ingles provide visitors with the luxury of being able to do as little or as much as they like. There are a multitude of activities available including diving, surfing, horse and camel riding to name a few.

Eating/Drinking During Playa del Ingles Holidays

As a result of the sheer quantity of people taking holidays in Playa del Ingles there is a unbelievable choice of restaurants and cuisines. Whatever your taste there will definitely be a place that caters for you, international cuisine including pizza, Chinese, Indian and pasta are available at every turn. For those with more adventurous palates you will not be disappointed with a host of Tapas bars and seafood restaurants you will literally be spoilt for choice.

If your after nightlife, holidays to Playa del Ingles are right up your street, at first you may be overawed by the sheer quantity of bars and clubs on offer. An slightly annoying side of Playa del Ingles holidays are the touts offering free shots to entice you into the various bars and clubs. Once you've been out a few times you and find your favourite venues you become thick skinned and learn how to ignore them. If the bars and clubs sound like too much hard there are many English and Irish themed pubs providing entertainment such as Karaoke and live music.

Getting Around on Playa del Ingles Holidays

Buses: Local buses are a great way of getting around during your Playa de Ingles holidays, they tend be quite regular, generally reliable and cheap. Bus timetables are widely available and can be picked up from your hotel or tourist office.

Taxi: A great way to get around especially if there are 3-4 people sharing is taxi. Abundant in supply, Taxis can be flagged down and are inexpensive, inform the driver on where you want to go and he'll give you a guide price.

Car Hire: A really good way of getting around Playa de Ingles and Gran Canaria is to hire a car. There are plenty of car hire companies in the resort and there tends to be very little difference in price between them. To hire a car during your Playa del Ingles holidays all you need is your drivers licence, passport and credit card.

Playa del Ingles Holidays Shopping

Shopping during Playa de Ingles holidays is great because certain goods are tax free, so there are great savings to be made on certain goods. Perfumes, cigarettes, cameras and electrical products are tax free so there are always bargains to be had. Playa del Ingles has the best shopping facilities in Gran Canaria with large shopping centres as well as smaller stalls selling everything you could imagine.

Playa del Ingles has a huge variety of shops and small boutiques and large shopping centres, including the Metro Center, Yumbo Center, Visanta Center, Tropical Center and the Kasbah to name just a few.

Holidays in Playa del Ingles - Beaches

Book Playa del Ingles holidays are a beach lovers paradise, Playa de Ingles beach is an immaculate sandy beach with the rolling with waves of the Atlantic Ocean. The beach has a nice promenade with lots of cafes and bars providing food and drink. To the south of Playa de Ingles beach are the sand dunes of Maspalomas with some dunes rising to 50 feet high. The sand dunes of Maspalomas are considerably more secluded than the main beach at Playa del Ingles providing a private area of sun bathing.

Weather and climate information

Max Temp C Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Gran Canaria 21 21 22 22 23 25 27 27 27 26 24 22
London 6 7 10 13 17 20 22 21 19 14 10 7

Sunshine Hours Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Gran Canaria 6 6 7 8 8 9 9 9 8 7 6 6
London 1 2 4 5 6 7 6 6 5 3 2 1

5 Day Forecast - Playa del Ingles

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