The spacious 'Marysol 1&2' holiday,self-catering apartments (from £280pw) are excellent located on the 5th (top) floor (2 lifts) in Los Volcanes Residence, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria resort, 12 minutes walk from the wonderful, golden sand, 3 mile Playa del Ingles/Maspalomas beach. The Residence has an outdoor pool with a children's area, surrounded by attractive gardens. Both apartments have 2 bedrooms (I double, I twin), sunny seaview balcony with table for 4, lounge/kitchen/diner and bathroom. A 3rd, similar apartment 'Marysol 3' (2 twin bedrooms) is in the adjacent Residence (£340 pw).
Transit from Las Palmas airport is very easy: 25 mins by taxi (about 35 euros) or 40 mins by bus (about 6 euros).
The apartments are peaceful, yet restaurants, bars, a small supermarket, internet, tennis,duty-free and nightlife
(eg Yumbo centre) are a short walk. Gran Canaria is an interesting island to visit. The climate is one of the best in the world; pleasant warmth and sun year-round.
Cheap Flights to Gran Canaria: There are many inexpensive flights to Las Palmas airport, Gran Canaria from capital and regional airports in Europe. In the UK there are usually flights from: Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Humberside, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, Luton, Manchester, Newcastle, and Nottingham/East Midlands.
The following are among those helpful in finding flights from the UK:
DialAFlight Tel: 0161 954 7097.
Car hire in Gran Canaria: AVIS are reliable, though there are of course many other competitive firms. The Marysol apartments have secure car parking in the Residence (free of charge for our guests).
Apartment allocation: Allocation between the 3 very similar Marysol apartments is subject to availability.
Playa del Ingles/Maspalomas has an amazing golden sand beach stretching for more than 5 miles and the sunniest climate of Gran Canaria. The beach, the famous dunes and a nature reserve were protected while the resort was developed around them in the 1970s. The 'Marysol' apartments are located within an easy walk of the beach and its water sports, golf and tennis, as well as facilities of the resort with affordable restaurants, duty- free shops, sports, nightlife and children's attractions. Enjoy the food,with fresh fish from the sea and local tropical fruits. For visits, Las Palmas, capital of the Canaries, is an attractive small Spanish city easily accessible by bus, as are nearby small ports. A car is not necessary. However exploring Gran Canaria (probably the most interesting Canary island) with a hired car is rewarding and the apartments have parking space (no charge). The scenery and coastline are varied and spectacular with mountains, lush forests, and picturesque villages.
Other Activities: Naturism authorised on part of the beach.