Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain

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Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 1,240 vacation rentals near Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. From 611 apartments to 258 houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria area.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria—southern Spain, and then some

Pack your sunscreen, swimsuit, and the lightest beach read you can find—we're looking at you, Danielle Steele—and you'll be all set for Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Known locally as simply Las Palmas, this lively seaside city is the capital of Gran Canaria, a Canary Island off the southwestern coast of Morocco. Visitors are drawn to the island for its broad, sandy beaches, mild year-round climate, and wealth of art and history museums. With a Las Palmas de Gran Canaria vacation rental, you'll be running on island time in no time at all.

Sand ho—the beaches of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Las Palmas is known for its ample beachfront, and we'd be remiss not to encourage you to spend as much time soaking up the island sun as you can. Of the city's 4 beaches, Las Alcaravaneras is one that you shouldn't miss. Here, you'll find more than half a mile of sunbathing, beach volleyball, and other seaside activities. A popular surfing destination, Las Lajas Beach also hosts boat races throughout the spring and summer months. Shopping is a popular pastime in Las Palmas, and you can find plenty of duty-free stores catering to the island's numerous cruise ship passengers.

More culture, less shock in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Las Palmas is no slouch when it comes to culture, and you're sure to find plenty of museums, theaters, and other attractions near your Las Palmas de Gran Canaria vacation rental. At the Atlantic Center of Modern Art (CAAM), you'll find permanent collections and rotating exhibits featuring works by contemporary artists from around the world. At the Jardin de la Marquesa de Arucas, a charming botanical garden, you can find a wide variety of tropical plants and trees, as well as peacocks and event space.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria—an island in the sun

Las Palmas has a desert climate, which is exactly what it sounds like—hot summers, warm winters, and plenty of dry, sunny days all year round. Temperatures in the summer months can climb into the 90s in July and August, while winter highs generally hover around 70 degrees in January, the city's coldest month. Thanks to its mild weather, Las Palmas is a popular destination all year round, and you'll find that prices on Las Palmas de Gran Canaria vacation rentals tend to stay about the same from one season to the next.

Mountains, beaches, and more in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Las Palmas is on the northern side of Gran Canaria, about 130 miles off the shore of Africa. The island lies in the middle of the Canarian Archipelago, a string of islands in the Atlantic Ocean characterized by sandy beaches, arid desert, and striking rock formations. You'll find plenty of hiking in the island's mountainous interior, as well as a steep cliffs, subtropical forests, and an abundance of sandy beaches along the island's nearly 150 miles of coastline. A unique ecosystem, the island is home to a number of plant and animal species you won't find anywhere else.