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GAY TRAVEL IN GRAN CANARIA

THINGS TO DO IN GRAN CANARIA

Gran Canaria belongs to the top 3 of gay island destinations of Europe together with Ibiza and Mykonos. Of these islands, Gran Canaria has perhaps the most extensive gay scene. The gay scene of Gran Canaria has concentrated around the Yumbo Center in Maspalomas. On Gran Canaria you can find many gay only, gay friendly and adults only hotels. Most of them again located close by the Yumbo Center.

HOTELS FOR GAYS IN GRAN CANARIA

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Seven Hotel & Wellness

The Seven Hotel & Wellness is a gay only hotel, this hotel is perfect if you would like to combine a relaxing holiday with playing golf. The hotel is close to Maspalomas Golf Course and offers excellent facilities such as a spacious garden with s

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8.2

AxelBeach Maspalomas

AxelBeach Maspalomas is a popular (gay) hotel, officially it is an adult-only hotel, but it turns out that most of the guests are gay. Understandable because AxelBeach is part of the AxelHotels and has very friendly and helpful staff, good facilities and a convenient location relative to the Maspalomas gay scene. The beach is 1.5 kilometers away from AxelBeach Maspalomas. AxelBeach Maspalomas offe
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9.3

Hotel Nayra

Hotel Nayra is a former gay only hotel and nowadays an adults only hotel. The hotel will stay a popular hotel for gays due to its short distance from the gay scene, excellent facilities and friendly & helpful staff. The Rooms of Hotel Nayra are well taken care off and equipped with free Wi-Fi. Other facilities of the hotel are a spacious garden with swimming pool and a restaurant. The Yumbo Ce
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Villa Adler

Villa Adler is conveniently located in between the beach and the Yumbo Center. From Villa Adler it is just a 10 minute walk to the many gay venues in-and around the Yumbo Center. To the nearest beach is less than a ten minutes' walk and to the Maspalomas dunes is around a 15-minute walk. Villa Adler is a small hotel with eight bungalows, a swimming pool with terrace and extremely friendly staff. T
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Hotel Gran Canaria Princess

The Hotel Gran Canaria Princess is a luxurious hotel at an excellent location on Gran Canaria. The hotel is an Adult Only Hotel so you will not be bothered by crying or noisy children. The hotel is located in Playa del Ingles, not far from the gay area of Gran Canaria, Yumbo Center. Here you will find many gay bar, clubs and restaurants. From the hotel it is a 10 minute walk to Yumbo Center. The H
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Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia

Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia is a very luxurious five star hotel, not far from Maspalomas Beach. The hotel is a relatively small hotel with only one hundred rooms. Even the standard rooms are very spacious and equipped with great facilities and amenities. Facilities of the hotel include a large garden with swimming pool, where you can relax and enjoy a refreshing drink, a gym and a spa, where yo
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Vista Bonita

If you are looking for a small hotel in a quiet surrounding, then Vista Bonita is an excellent choice. Vista Bonita Resort is a gay only hotel with 22 well taken care off apartments. The apartments are spacious and have two floors. Also the garden is spacious and features a swimming pool with plenty of sunbeds, a sauna and a hot tub. Due to the relative remote location of the Vista Bonita Resort i
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8.9

Birdcage Gay Men Resort and Lifestyle Hotel

The Birdcage Gay Resort is an excellent choice for your stay on Gran Canaria. The hotel is close to the gay scene, has excellent facilities and is not too far from the beach. Rooms at the Birdcage Gay Resort all have access to the public garden with a swimming pool, some rooms even have a private garden. The Birdcage Gay Resort is a 5-minutes' walk from the heart of Gran Canaria's gay scene; the c
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Bohemia Suites & Spa

Bohemia Suites & Spa Gran Canaria is a adults only hotel just a few minutes' walk from the beach. The hotel has spacious rooms with balconies, of which some have sea views. Bohemia Suites & Spa has many facilities including two swimming pools, a gym and a sauna. From the hotel it is about 10 a minute walk to the heart of the Maspalomas gays scene. Around the Yumbo Center you will find doze
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Seaside Palm Beach

The Seaside Palm Beach hotel is a great hotel with excellent facilities, not far from Maspalomas Beach on Gran Canary. The perfect location makes the hotel an excellent choice for a wonderful beach holiday. The hotel has very spacious rooms, a large swimming pool, a very good restaurant and additional services such as airport shuttle services, a 24-hour reception, a gym and a wellness center. The

FAQ's ABOUT GAY FRIENDLY HOTELS IN GRAN CANARIA

  • Why to travel to Gran Canaria?
  • Traveling is a great way to see the world, meet new friends, and feel like you are experiencing everything that the world has to offer. However, for many LGBTQ people, traveling can leave them feeling isolated and unsafe. Are you worried about the reaction of airport security, having your sexuality questioned, or feeling that you’re not welcome in certain places? Do you wish you could see the world without fearing what other people think? Get the best travel experience by going on a gay travel Gran Canaria. Gran Canaria is a sunny Spanish island with a mild climate and an extensive network of beaches. It is one of the main places in the world to party in full swing during the summer months, with ample sunshine and low temperatures making it extremely popular among tourists from all around the world.
  • What are the most important holidays & closing days?
  • Gran Canaria is a gay friendly island. In fact, it’s the capital of Spain’s Canary Islands and home to more than half of Spain’s LGBT community. Having a LGBT-friendly destination is one of the easiest ways to attract new LGBT travelers, but it also has a ripple effect. When LGBT tourists travel, their spending boosts the local economy. Gran Canaria is an island with a ton of history. It is the birthplace of Paco de Lucia, the singer and guitarist of the Buena Vista Social Club. It was once an important centre of the Moors and remained an important cultural centre. The region has a rich art and architecture. And, you have most of the country’s annual festivals and celebrations on the island. Festivities such as Gran Canaria Carnival, Corpus Christi, Nuestra Señora del Pino, Easter, and Rama de Agaete are highly celebrated.
  • What is the best time to travel to Gran Canaria?
  • Gran Canaria, the second largest of the Canary Islands, is a sunny and delightful destination. Gran Canaria is a popular holiday destination, and it is a few hours from mainland Spain. The weather on this island is usually sunny and warm, and the climate of this island is tropical. Gran Canaria is a real paradise for those who like to enjoy beaches and water sports. The beaches of Gran Canaria are some of the best in Europe. The best time to go to Gran Canaria is from May to October (May to October).
  • What are the general opening and closing hours of shops/museums?
  • The shopkeepers in Gran Canaria get to work an hour later than the locals, meaning the locals are the ones going to the shops, first thing in the morning for siesta. The shops open at 8.30 am, which gives most of the locals a good three hours to shop and get to work. This is in stark contrast to the shopkeepers in Gran Canaria and the shops in the rest of the Andalucía region, who usually open at 10 am.
  • How far is the nearest airport from Gran Canaria?
  • The nearest airport to Gran Canaria, Spain, is Jose Maria Cordova Airport in the city of Las Palmas. It is located about 2 hours away from the city of Gran Canaria, and it is a popular point of entry for tourists coming to Gran Canaria.
  • How do I get from the airport to my hotel?
  • You can drive to Gran Canaria from the airport, but it is cheaper to take a taxi for the final leg towards one of the gay friendly hotels. The trip costs approximately €15 from the airport to the hotel, and the fare is €7 per person for the taxi. You can also take the bus to the bus stop on the outskirts of the airport, but you will have to change there to a local bus going further into town. The ride will cost around €1.
  • How do I get from the central train station to my hotel?
  • Before booking a hotel room in Gran Canaria, Spain, you should know that this city has very few gay friendly accommodations. The central train station is the only place to stay that is advertised as gay friendly, and it is not the best place to stay if you want a quiet stay. Just a few blocks away from the central train station is the “Hotel Alva,” which advertises its gay friendly status.
  • Is it easy to use public transport in Gran Canaria?
  • Gran Canaria’s public transportation system is efficient and easy to use. There are no trains to speak of, but there are buses, trolleys, and taxis. Buses come every 15 minutes, and a single ride costs 1.50 euros. Taxis are usually available, but more expensive—a ride will cost you about 5 euros. The best way to get around is by bicycle or on foot, which can be a fun way to explore the island.
  • What are the main attractions of Gran Canaria?
  • Gran Canaria is Spain’s second-largest island, and it’s located in the North Atlantic just west of the Canary Islands. While most tourists visit the port town of Las Palmas, the hidden gem of Gran Canaria is the mountainous interior. Gran Canaria is home to dramatic coastline and stunning white-sand beaches, but it’s also an ecotourist destination with unspoiled wilderness and a wealth of flora and fauna.
  • Which hotels are near the Playa de Maspalomas?
  • Playa de Maspalomas is a beautiful beach that is only a few miles from Maspalomas and is a popular alternative for those who do not want to be on the beach close to the all-inclusive resort of Maspalomas. It has two beaches (Playa de Maspalomas and Playa de La Miel), and is situated on the other side of the road from the main Playa de Maspalomas beach. Some of the gay friendly hotels Gran Canaria that are near Maspalomas are Vista Bonita Gay Resort, Seven Hotel & Wellness, Rainbow Golf Bungalows, Gay Men-only Resort, Lopesan Baobab Resort, and Aqua Beach Bungalows.
  • In which area can you find most bars & restaurants?
  • While Gran Canaria is a very popular destination for gay travelers, it is often overlooked by the LGBT community (but we promise, it shouldn’t be!). In Playa del Ingles, you can find most bars & restaurants in Gran Canaria. In Playa del Ingles, you can find most bars & restaurants in Gran Canaria. In Playa del Ingles, you can find most bars & restaurants in Gran Canaria. In Playa del Ingles, you can find most bars & restaurants in Gran Canaria.
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