Gran Canaria: The party island
The times of social distance and isolation are falling behind and we are more willing than ever to enjoy our free time. Traveling is always one of the most attractive plans and today we bring you a destination that has it all : sun, beach, nature and party.
This is Gran Canaria which, with the arrival of spring, welcome festivals and traditional festivities in each of its 21 municipalities.
Starting on March 20, takes place the itinerant fair ‘Kilometer 0’, whose first destination is the town of Valsequillo. It is an event for promoting local products and where you will find delicacies such as terorero chorizo, fresh farm milk, honey, flavored oils, jams and mojos…
Since April 2, a high-level sporting event called Challenge Mogán is held in Mogán. The atheletes compete on middle-distance tests, relays race and on olympic distance. It has already become an unmissable event for sports lovers.
In May arrives one of the funniest dates. This is Maspalomas Pride, a transgressive event lasting ten days in which equality and sexual diversity are claimed. Parades, shows, concerts… You can’t miss it!
At the end of May, from the 20th, the International Sea Fair takes place in Las Palmas de Gran Canarias. This year, the eleventh edition is celebrated and in addition to being a meeting point for companies dedicated to the nautical sector, it offers multiple activities.
At the beginning of June it is time to bring out the whistles and noisemakers. It arrives the Maspalomas carnival, an event that this year runs from June 9 to 19 and hold its traditional costume contests, parades, burial of the sardine…
Already in September takes place one of the festivals that arouses more devotion among the locals. From the 8th, the town of Teror adorns its balconies with laural and a wave of pilgrims from various parts of the island begin a night walk towards it with the aim of paying homage to the Virgen del Pino.
And after so much hustle and bustle, the body asks us to rest well. We have the perfect option for this: it is BlueBay Beach Club****, a resort with spacious and equipped apartments, in a quiet environment and located on the seafront . Staying here with your friends or families you can enjoy everything that Gran Canaria has to offer.