Located on the northeast coast of Gran Canaria, compare holidays to Las Palmas and look forward to touching down in the Canary Islands. With year-round sunshine and beautiful beaches to enjoy it on, holidays to Las Palmas from Stansted are perfect for all kinds of holidays.
As part of the Spanish Canary Islands off the coast of North Africa, Gran Canaria is a popular year-round beach destination. Whether you’re going on a family holiday, romantic retreat or a getaway with friends, don’t miss our selection of holidays to Las Palmas.
As the capital of Gran Canaria, there’s plenty going on in Las Palmas. Go for a stroll along the promenade for the best of the beachside action, where you’ll find plenty of welcoming bars and restaurants, alongside swathes of shops. Tuck into fresh seafood plucked straight from the fishing boats in the harbour, before heading out to explore the city’s nightspots with a glass of local rum in hand.
The main attraction of the city is undoubtedly its beachside appeal and glorious weather. There are four main beaches to choose from in Las Palmas, with Playa de Las Canteras the most popular stretch. The Canary Islands enjoy beautiful sunshine all year round, and warm temperatures even over winter, perfect for relaxing on the beach and recharging your batteries.
When it’s time to go sightseeing, head to the city’s old quarter, Vegueta. Here you’ll find the pretty Cathedral of Santa Ana, lots of interesting monuments, and even a museum dedicated to the explorer Christopher Columbus, who is said to have stayed in this part of Las Palmas. Just outside the city, a 20-minute drive will get you to the Caldera de Bandama, an incredible 2,000-year-old volcanic crater.
Whether you’re snorkelling or scuba diving among coral reefs, laying down some moves on a surf board, or just sitting back and soaking up some golden sunshine on one of the beaches, Stansted to Las Palmas holidays are ideal for your next getaway in the sun.