Situated in Atlantic Ocean, Gran Canaria is one of those 7 islands that complete Canary Islands. With lively nightlife, beautiful beaches, superb coastline activities and great family attractions to enjoy, Gran Canaria or Gran Canary (as called in English) is a perfect and ideal holiday destination.
With warm and sunny weather all year round, this canary island offers a long list of attractions and things to do or see when holidaying in Gran Canaria.
Situated in the southern Gran Canaria, outside San Agustin, Sioux City a theme park with a touch of old days of ‘Wild West’. This place brings to you cowboy shows, horses, Indian knife throwers, dancers and many other locations like horse ranch, saloons, bank and churches. A holiday in Gran Canaria can be made whole lot of fun with these events or shows, offered by this Indians and cowboy theme based park. Many tourist and visitors often visit this attraction for its major shows like Bank robbery, Duel until death, Indian rain dance and Town square hanging.
This canary island attraction is the largest or biggest water park situated near Maspalomas and is spread in a 130,000 squares metres land. Holiday in Gran Canaria with family can turn into great fun with this huge water park, with pools, water rides, Children Park, river rides, restaurants and a golf park.
Holiday world is an amusement-park kind family attraction for tourist and visitors holidaying in Gran Canaria. With amazing rides, rollercoaster, shooting stalls, restaurants, Ferris wheel, cafes and leisure centre to offer, this attraction is a must to visit place for families thinking of a holiday in Gran Canaria.
Out of the various parks situated at this Canary Island, Parque de los Cocodrilos is a popular park with an astounding and huge collection of crocodiles. Tourists and visitors holidaying in Gran Canaria are often found hanging around in this striking attraction. The park also offers parrot shows, beautiful cactus garden and tropical fish collection.
Las Palmas is the capital of this beautiful Canary Island and has marvelous collection of beaches and shopping zones, for that fine experience of a holiday in Gran Canaria. The city also has attractions like monuments, museums and churches for attracting visitors and tourists.
Holiday in Gran Canaria is also a great idea for those who would love to enjoy some history and cultural stories, along with the leisure and fun activities. This Canary Island has a series of marvelous and magnificent museums for that remarkable tour of history. These museums have all that you need to know about the past of this attractive holiday destination. From complete historical details, events and gorgeous artifacts, these attractions are perfect for a spending a good afternoon when not in a mood for all those ware parks, parties and nightlife. Some of the major museums on Gran Canaria Island are Museo Canario, Museo de Historia de Agüimes, Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnología, Casa Museo Pérez Galdós and Museo Néstor.
Best time to visit or holiday in Gran Canaria
The months of December to February are considered as the best time for choosing Gran Canaria as a holiday destination. While the island is sunny and has a temp of 21 to 29 degree Celsius through out the year, one can always plan a great holiday in Gran Canaria anytime.