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Playa del Ingles is the largest resort in Gran Canaria and a true holiday hotspot.


The resort of Playa del Ingles is situated on the south coast of Gran Canaria between San Agustin and Maspalomas. Playa del Ingles translates to 'the Englishman's beach', it is the largest resort in Gran Canaria and in the summer months, Playa del Ingles holidays are extremely popular with the younger crowd and groups seeking fun in the sun. During the rest of the year, the Playa del Ingles holidays are popular with families because the resort is significantly quieter but still has a wealth of facilities to enjoy. Relax on the beach, go shopping for tax-free bargains, take a camel ride or explore the nearby wildlife and scenery.

Holidays in Playa del Ingles and the rest of Gran Canaria are extremely popular among British holidaymakers due to the 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 del 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.


Best time to go to Playa del Ingles

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

Things To Do

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.

Things To See

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.