Sand, style and sophistication make up every holiday to Maspalomas. Whether you want to relax in the sun on the six-kilometre beach, enjoy fresh seafood on the seafront, or stroll down the promenade that's surrounded by manicured lawns, you'll find something that suits. Maspalomas' Blue Flag beach is undoubtedly its highlight: from its towering sand dunes to an abundance of watersports, you could spend your entire holiday on its soft sands. From the self-catering delights of the Canary Garden Club to the dream-like Riu Palace Oasis, there's a choice to suit your every need.
Stay in the heart of Maspalomas at this fun-filled hotel. You can try your hand at giant chess, splash around in the two huge pools, or simply soak up the sun in its well-cultured grounds. The Tabaiba Princess Hotel is linked to the Maspalomas Princess Hotel, giving you free access to the larger hotel's incredible facilities. Plus, you're only a 25-minute walk from the beach, with a few shops to browse en-route.
This jaw-dropping complex has everything you need for a luxurious holiday. The Maspalomas Princess Hotel has four giant pools – and one even has palm trees and an artificial beach too! Not only that, but you're a 25-minute walk to the real Blue Flag beach in the town. Likewise, you're not far from a brilliant golf course. Back at the hotel, you've got pool bars, a tropical wellness area, plenty of family-friendly activities, and as many restaurants and buffets as you can fit in.
You couldn't wish for a better atmosphere than at the Dunas Mirador Maspalomas. The friendly, laid-back vibes guarantee that every stay is chilled-out and full of relaxation. The heart of the hotel is its pool, where you can either swim lengths or sunbathe in the pretty grounds. There's also a children's pool and playground for little-ones, as well as a jam-packed mini club. You can hop on a free bus journey to the beach, or hang around at the hotel and try sports like water polo and archery.
With a massive pool, great public transport links and clean, comfortable rooms, Cay Beach Princess Bungalows is a brilliant place to stay. On-site you can enjoy the massive pool, poolside snack bar and whirlpool, plus you have the freedom to cater for yourself. The complex has a bus that takes you to the beach for free – or you can enjoy a leisurely 20-minute walk. The bars and clubs in Playa del Ingles are a short taxi ride away too.
The white-washed Turbo Club Apartments have the perfect location for holidaymakers wanting to see the views and enjoy the beach. The apartments are a 10-minute walk to the Blue Flag beach and a 35-minute drive from Gran Canaria airport. Plus, you can hire bikes and cars to explore local sites. The complex has a large pool that includes a whirlpool and a bar. There's also a second smaller pool, a mini-golf course and a quality restaurant on the terrace.
Incredible views, incredible facilities and incredible architecture neatly sum up this indulgent resort. You can gaze out over the majestic Andes Mountains while enjoying the fine wines and beers offered at one of the many bars. With five pools, a gym and a luxury spa on-site, you'll have plenty to do during the day. There's a free shuttle bus to Maspalomas beach, and there are many other activities such as horse riding, cycling and hiking. The resort even has its own beach-house on the coast, so you can enjoy the brilliant facilities while sunbathing on the sands.
With a private location, pretty gardens and a peaceful pool, the Cordial Sandy Golf Bungalows are the perfect place to stay for a tranquil break. You can relax during the day, enjoying the quiet pool and al-fresco bar, or head to the neighbouring golf course for a game. The complex runs a free bus to the beach, while you can walk to the up-market resort of Meloneras for designer boutiques and quality restaurants. In the evening, it's a short taxi ride to the bars and clubs of Playa del Ingles.
Dream holidays are made at the Riu Palace Oasis, from the golden sands of its private beach to its first-class spa. You'll be bowled over by the trio of pools surrounded by palm trees. At the end of the gardens is Maspalomas beach, giving you direct access to the golden sands. All the rooms are freshly refurbished, ensuring every stay is comfortable and relaxing. And the hotel's restaurants serve up everything from Spanish specialities to exquisite gourmet dishes. There's even live shows and music, and a special children's pool, play area and activities club.
The Canary Garden Club gives you the best of both worlds: self-catering accommodation, with the facilities of a hotel. Situated in a quiet neighbourhood, it's a short walk to a nearby golf course and amusement park. There's also a free shuttle bus to the famous Maspalomas beach. The traditional accommodation has its own tennis court, restaurant and pool – complete with tables and sun-loungers. You're also just half a kilometre from a shopping centre, where you can hunt for ingredients to whip up your own meal if you wish.
As you step into the Cordial Green Golf Bungalows and Apartments, you'll feel like you're staying a traditional Canarian village. Palm trees line the paths that weave through the grounds, and flower-topped archways are dotted around. There are two huge pools, a solarium, a snack bar and a restaurant on offer too. A free shuttle bus takes guests down to the beach in ten minutes, while an 18-hole golf course is practically on your doorstep. You can also enjoy live music, climbing, an indoor pool and a climbing area.