"Maspalomas and Meloneras - Gran Canaria." Top 5 Page for this destination Maspalomas by Regina1965
Maspalomas Travel Guide: 40 reviews and 129 photos
Maspalomas is so diverse with a large beach and the Dunas which give you the feeling of walking in Sahara, and the sand there is a mix of sand from the real Sahara. This area is the oldest tourist area in Gran Canaria and it has got a lot of hotels, restaurants, bars, cafés, shops and shopping centers, parks, Holiday world with an amusement park (Tivoli), markets, flee-markets (see my tips), nature reserve, lovely walks, golf-courses, a botanic park, pretty much everything one could want while on holiday.
This 65 m tall light-house, Faro de Maspalomas, is a landmark of Maspalomas and at the other side of the lighthouse is Meloneras. These two tourist-towns are linked together so I will add my tips on Meloneras here.
If you walk by the lake Charca de Maspalomas it takes you further to this place where you can ride the camels in the Dunas.
- Pros:Lovely golden beaches, lots of fun activities.
- Cons:It can get pretty windy at the beach.
In January and February 2011 Maspalomas beach suffered the worst erosion in recorded history and the beach has all but... more travel advice
Meloneras is on the other side of the light-house Faro de Maspalomas. It is a beautiful area with a long promenade, lots... more travel advice
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