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Gran Canaria Holidays provide an incredible contrast of scenery within a relatively small space. With beaches and palm groves, mountain ravines and rocky cliffs a holiday to Gran Canaria is perfect for people looking to explore the fascinating scenery of the Canary Islands. Situated between the sister islands of Tenerife and Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria enjoys a warm climate which varies little around the mid twenties all year round making Gran Canaria holidays perfect as a wintersun escape.

Fantastic golden sand beaches of Gran Canaria

With some fantastic golden sandy beaches available a holiday to Gran Canaria is perfect for sun worshipers. On the south side of the island the resorts of Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles share a fabulous stretch of sandy beach - exploring the dunes around Maspalomas on camelback is a must! Wide selections of watersports are also available during Gran Canaria Holidays keeping older and younger thrill seekers occupied.

Gran Canaria Holidays offer a number of resorts to choose from. Playa del Ingles is, as its name suggests is popular with English Travellers and offers a selection of shops, bars and restaurants. The resorts of Maspalomas and Puerto Rico are quieter with the latter, offering family friendly beaches and one of the sunniest spots on the island.

You can book cheap holidays to Gran Canaria with Mercury Holidays safe in the knowledge you are being looked after. Our cheap holiday deals to Gran Canaria or one of our other holiday destinations will ensure you can give your wallet a holiday too.

Gran Canaria Princess

Gran Canaria Princess

Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria
Occidental Margaritas

Occidental Margaritas

Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria


Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
Rey Carlos

Rey Carlos

Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria

Resorts in Gran Canaria

In the South West of the island is the stunning beach resort known as Amadores. This resort is settled between two popular resorts; Puerto Rico and Puerto Mogan. You can walk to Puerto Rico on a seafront...

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The stylish town of Bahia Feliz is situated on Gran Canaria's southern coast. Its petite size allows visitors to stroll this pretty pedestrianised village easily, with all the key amenities in walking...

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Situated in the north-eastern part of the island, the Gran Canarian capital is made up of two spectacular bays - Playa de las Canteras and Playa de las Alcaravaneras. Founded in 1478, Las Palmas de Gran...

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If your dream of a perfect holiday location includes acres of sandy, golden beaches stretching as far as the eye can see, then you could well be dreaming of a holiday in Maspalomas. This resort, situated...

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If you're searching for that perfect getaway to a sophisticated and up-market resort in Gran Canaria, then Meloneras is the perfect place for you. Ideally situated near the popular spots of Maspalomas...

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Holidays to Patalavaca and Arguineguin Patalavaca and Arguineguín are neighbouring resorts located on the South West coast. Arguineguín is a charming fishing village with everything at hand and Patalavaca...

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