As Lastminute Transfer we already talked about pratical info about Gran Canaria. Today we will talk about the Umissables places of Gran Canaria.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Known as Las Palmas, it is the capital of the island and also the most populated zone. It is very close to the airport and among the most important touristic zones.

Las Palmas is a dynamic city, it is a mix of  culture, leisure and tourism. The temperatures are stable all the year between 22 – 25 degrees.

It offers urban beaches, hoteles and a big variety of extra servicies. It is a perfect touristic destination all the year.

We cannot avoid to mention also the famous Carnival of  Las Palmas, an event that you cannot miss.


Agaete is a villge in the north east of Gran Canaria, famous for its historical center.

Its a special touristic point, it’s not just sun and party but it is famous for its special location, for its beaches, its valleys and the Natural Park of Tamadaba.


Located in the south of Gran Canaria, Maspalomas is considered as the main touristic zones of the island. Its dunes are wellknown in the entire world and they belong to the Natural Reserve of Maspalomas Dunes.

A part of its 6 Km of famous beaches, Maspalomas count also of a different offer of leisure and amusement park such as Mundo Aborigen or Palmitos Park for istance.

The tourist’s profile in Maspalomas is very varied: families with childre, old people, young couples, several LGTB tourists.

Playa del Inglés

With Maspalomas, Playa del Inglés is one among the most animated zones of all Gran Canaria. The leisure offer is very wide both during the day or at night.

It is an animated zone 24hours/24hour and for this reason it is not suggested for people looking for a quite area.


It is one of the zones with more class of de Gran Canaria. It is located in the south of the island and its environment is the antagonist of the environment of Playa del Inglés.

Everything is more relaxed and exclusive and the tourist profile is different according to the other zones. It offers several zones for the relax.

Puerto de Mogán

It is known as “Venice of Canary Islands” because Puerto de Mogán is crossed by few nice canals.

It is in a calm environment, and its is one of the european places with more light hours. Tourists don’t feel to be in a very touristic place.

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is surrounded by mountains that protect it from the wind and for this reason it is an ideal place where practice water sports. There also important events such as the De echo se  celebran eventos importantes como el Championship of fishing of height. It is also an important area for the cetaceans sightseeing.

San Agustín

There are beaches with dark sand and calm waters, ideal for families. It is located close to animated areas like Playa del Inglés and it is perfect to combine relax during the day and party at night.

Now that you are aware of the different touristic zones of Gran Canaria, Lastminute Transfer  we suggest you to visit the island.

It is a place full of contrasts where there is time for every kind of activity: relax, beaches, discovering interesting places, nature, shopping, nightlife.

You can choose your accomodation and then we will offer the best transfer and excursions. We will wait for you in the Umissables places of Gran Canaria!