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Las Canteras Beach

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Car not necessary
  • Nearest beach 0.5km

Beautiful house located in the heart of the city, five minutes from Playa de Las Canteras, one of the best city beaches. The house has two bedrooms, each with double bed, bathroom, fully equipped kitchen and separate living room with sofa bed.

Located on the seventh floor, opens onto a large outdoor patio, which, despite being in the heart of the city, is a very quiet and bright apartment. Availability of an extra single bed in one bedroom and a cot. There is wifi throughout the house, TV, DVD and music player. The building has two elevators and doorman.

Down the road and just 20 meters from the portal is El Corte Ingles, and a variety of shops. One minute also Central Market and Bus Station Santa Catalina Park with connections to the airport and the island.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach 500 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 20 m
Nearest travel links 25 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 2
Other Towels provided

The Gran Canaria region

Fishing and seafood cuisine give an authentic touch to the beach. In the many terraces and restaurants of your ride you can taste the delights of the place: cuttlefish, old on his back, or stew canary, all dishes made from fresh seafood to go searching fishermen remaining in the The Lace and La Isleta. The nacelles daily stranded in Puntilla stand the test of time in the age of technology. They are the memories of a time not far away, in the middle of the twentieth century, in which men go to sea sea in their small boats battling the elements and under sail or oars

The food, although not very diverse, is unique and healthy. The Spartan diet natural but the original inhabitants of Gran Canaria was replaced by the Spanish conquistadors and can still be seen in the gofio (roasted corn), fish, meat and especially in the rabbit, goat and vegetables. However, the variety of restaurants is so broad that, apart from the local food, you can enjoy dishes of any country in the world.

In Las Canteras surf schools are offering courses and further initiation and periodically testing and championships organized global score, 19 not in vain, the El Lloret and El Confital are among the best waves in Europe for the practice of this sport.

Because they are located within the coastal area within the basin (between the shore and the bar), the maximum attainable depth at low tide is 5 meters, the average depth of about 2 meters.

The golf course Las Palmas is a 20 minute drive. A tradition born in the nineteenth century, when opened in Gran Canaria the first golf course in the country. The year was 1891. Golf tourism in Gran Canaria has a perfect setting thanks to the good time living on the island. Great weather adding to the strong tradition in the practice of golf.

In Gran Canaria golf facilities that specialists do not hesitate to place among the best in Spain, consisting of eight magnificent golf spread over its territory. These are designed by experts and professionals are true oasis of tranquility where you can enjoy the calm and serenity necessary to improve your game or simply practice your favorite sport.

CURIOSITIES

From the beach can be seen on days with clear skies and the entire summit of the island of Gran Canaria and part of the neighboring island of Tenerife, which can be clearly distinguished silhouette Pico Teide. Each year, at the holidays is placed a giant Christmas tree and drawing up a nativity scene made entirely allegorical sand and water

The Film was Canteras. In The Sprig were filmed in the mid-50's some scenes of the film Moby Dick (listing on IMDB) in which John Huston directed to Gregory Peck in the role of Captain Ahab. Many whales and dolphins live offshore around the peninsula of La Isleta and sometimes has had any issue that has come to die on the beach. The name comes from Las Canteras when the bar was used as a stone quarry that built part of the Cathedral of Santa Ana, in Vegueta.

The Las Canteras beach is known by surfers for having two of the best waves in Europe: the wave of Lloret and El Confital, 8 spots in the tests held valid for the World Surfing Championship professional.

Its promenade is the meeting point par excellence of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, which also brings together foreign citizens visiting the city throughout the year, all of which form a rich mix of cultures in which no loses its identity.

According to a study conducted for the magazine Scientific World, Las Canteras is one of the best urban beaches in the world.

The beach of Las Canteras is aiming to become the first European beach included in the European Network of Natural Areas, according to a proposal by the VIII International Congress and Exposition Beaches - Ecoplayas, held in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in 2006.

Traditionally Nights in San Juan, festive evening held from 23 to 24 June for the arrival of summer, many visitors to Gran Canaria and make an appointment at the Paseo de Las Canteras to watch the fireworks and to be a night swim in the waters of the beach, sometimes congregating thousands of people in what has become known as a very popular both in the city and on the island.

Las Palmas

SELECTION OF AREAS OF INTEREST NEARBY APARTMENT (5-10 minutes walking): - Playa de Las Canteras: beach over 3 km with a walk with multiple terraces and restaurants, performances by artists and musicians. Ideal for lunch or dinner after a day at the beach. In the western part of the ride is Alfredo Kraus Auditorium. In the east of the walk will take you to an overlook to the sea with statues in tribute to the fishing gear on the island.

Santa Catalina Park: The park where you place the carnival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Heart of the city. With quirky characters. Around there are many streets full of restaurants and shops. - Elder Museum of Science and Technology: Space is a innovative, interactive, dedicated to scientific and technological culture. Elder Located in the building, which dates from the late nineteenth century, has 4. 500 m² of exhibition halls.

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14 May 2013

5/5

"Excelente elección vacacional!!"

Pasamos unos días fantásticos en la isla y el apartamento fue toda una gran elección. Todo esta reformado como sale en las fotos, la dueña es encantadora y su ubicación nos resultó perfecta para movernos dentro de la ciudad de Las Palmas asi como las conexiones para desplazarnos a los distintos puntos de la isla,
Sin duda alguna lo recomendaremos, y en caso de volver, repetiremos estancia!

14 May 2013

5/5

"Excelente"

Pasamos unos días fantásticos en la isla. El piso estaba igual o mejor que en las fotos, la dueña muy amable y cercana y todo muy limpito e inmejorable ubicación. Lo recomendaremos a nuestros amigos y repetiremos seguro!!

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