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Highlights in Gran Canaria

  • Day tours
  • Maspalomas and Playa del Inglés
  • Roque Nublo
  • Puerto Mogán
  • Extreme water sports

Best Holiday Homes & Rentals in Gran Canaria

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San Bartolomé De Tirajana, South Gran Canaria
Holiday Rental • 80 m² • 2 Bedrooms
4.8
(11 reviews)
A house situated amongst palm groves and a canebrake on one of the sides of the ravine called Barranco de Tirajana. The house, built of stone with a tiled roof, is divided into two parts that are connected on the outside. In one part it has a double bedroom, a bathroom and a living room with a fireplace, stereo system, TV and video. In the other part there is a double bedroom, a bathroom and the kitchen. Outside it has a spacious patio with a barbecue, a wood burning oven and patio furniture to enjoy the beautiful views of the palm grove. The lower part has a private swimming pool and a sol...
from €112 / night
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Santa Lucía De Tirajana, South Gran Canaria
Holiday Rental • 160 m² • 2 Bedrooms
4.5
(25 reviews)
This house is located in the centre of one of the beautiful palm groves of the small town of Santa Lucía and offers a perfect paradisiacal environment for you to relax for a few days. Starting inside, the house consists of an en-suite double and a twin bed, a bathroom with a shower, a well-equipped kitchen and spacious dining room with satellite TV and a music system with a CD player. On the outside you are treated to a cosy porch for you to dine in the fresh air while enjoying the breathtaking view. The swimming pool with its terrace and sunbeds add the perfect finishing touch to this idyl...
from €100 / night
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Teror, North Gran Canaria
Villa • 80 m² • 2 Bedrooms
4.6
(62 reviews)
In the northern part of Gran Canaria, the holiday cottage “La Finca de Teror” is nestled high up in the quiet hills of Teror and boasts a wonderful view of the cities and glittering water along the coast. With rustic wooden roof beams and a country-house style, the holiday home consists of a living room with a single sofa bed, a well-equipped kitchen, one double bedroom, one twin bedroom as well as one bathroom and can therefore accommodate 5 people. Additional amenities include a washing machine, cable television, a baby cot and a highchair. In the outdoor area, you will find a large garde...
from €94 / night

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Prices and availability

Holiday lettings prices in Gran Canaria

€170for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
€174 annual average
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Holiday lettings availability in Gran Canaria

41%for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
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Holiday homes and rentals in Gran Canaria

Idyllic island for a relaxing break in a holiday home

For magnificent sea-view properties, no better place that Puerto de Sardina, in the northern west side of the island. A bit further down, heading south-west, you can find the rentals in the upmarket district, Maspalomas where you can visit the bustling beach of Playa del Ingles and the hidden coves in between to enjoy its white, sandy and world-famous dunes. For those preferring the coast but wanting to avoid the main resort areas, Puerto de Mogan is a delightful laid-back village in the south-west.

A dream-like place in the Atlantic Sea

Look for your picture-perfect holiday home on Gran Canaria and evade from harsher climes. From stylish accommodation to picturesque holiday homes in fishing villages. Discover what the island has to offer for groups, couples, families and all ages. The rentals can host up from 2 to 6 people. These homes can be found in coastal cities all over the island or quiet and private rentals with a private pool in more secluded areas. If you fancy a bit of luxury for your stay, book a holiday home with a private pool to cool down while enjoying the sun, a big terrace for your BBQs and all the amenities in the most exclusive properties overlooking the sea.

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The area and getting around

Moving around

Buses are a good and comfortable way of getting around the island or going from and to the airport. Over 100 routes that cover and connect almost every main point of the island. Thinking of a bit of exercise too? Walking or going by bike is also a great way to explore the surrounding narrow stone streets of historic Vegueta, where you can find many museums, bars, restaurants and a craft market on Sundays.

A versatile island of volcanic origin with its own appeal

Gran Canaria has something to offer for all tastes. The island exquisite gastronomy is full of contrasts, tasty dishes and fresh local ingredients such as maize, potatoes, the famous Canarian banana and La Palma de Flor, a cheese that boasts its own DOP. Enjoy a night out on the harbour of Las Palmas or explore the rugged countryside of the Island and its landscapes worthy enough to be movie sets. Set in the island's north-east corner, Las Palmas, the capital, is a large and busy city with superb shopping facilities, a vibrant cultural scene and an excellent town beach called Playa de las Canteras.

Travellers and activities

Gran Canaria for surfing and beach lovers

Need some action on the waves? Get ready to enjoy and ride the best waves as the island is a famous surfing destination where las Canteras Beach is a perfect zone for beginners, whereas El Confital is famous for big waves and favoured by experienced surfers. On the other hand, whenever you need a break between rides and you are itching for a lazy laid-back day lounging at the best beaches with crystal clear waters and under the sizzling Canarian sun, go to San Agustín, Las Canteras Beach, Puerto Rico, Amadores, Mogán or Maspalomas amongst others.

Gran Canaria for cinema lovers

Tropical-style, palm-fringed beaches and crystal clear waters have allured hundreds of filmmakers and has made of Gran Canaria a very popular choice among producers of the seventh art. Popular films or scenes on the island have been shot for Fast and Furious 6 with Vin Diesel, Wild Oats with Demi Moore or Allied with Brad Pitt. Feel like a movie star and step on the film set! And then, Moonlight cinema, on the top floor of the shopping centre in Maspalomas, offers you a permanent outdoor cinema, to enjoy a film under the stars! Can you think of a better idea?

Alcora was the word used for the sun by the early sun-worshipping Canarios who would kneel to face it at daybreak.

Top 5 travel tips in Gran Canaria

1. Day tours

Seeking quaint villages or historic character? Take a day tour to Las Canteras that will give you a taste for local life. Know the city beyond the beach with colonial architecture, historic sites and a flourishing food scene. If you really want to titillate your taste buds, Las Palmas’ old town will satisfy your cravings. Plenty of tiny hidden places boasting an array of tapas and local specialties. And for historical neighbourhoods and see how the locals live and eat, escape the crowds and head to Markets of Madrid. Explore the area, sample some Spanish tapas and pop in and out of local markets.

2. Roque Nublo

This volcanic rock standing 80 metres tall is a famous landmark and a natural monument protected by UNESCO. A good place for hiking lovers where to admire the views of Tejeda mountain, following a signposted trail.

3. Maspalomas

This is the second largest beach in Gran Canaria with sand dunes, wide sandy beaches and lovely shallow waters. Playa del Inglés is a fun-and-sun resort with shopping centres, restaurants and a place that offers sand by day and party time with clubs galore by night. Head west to enjoy the local fauna and watch the birds, have fun and a great day out in Aqualand Maspalomas with all the family, enjoy the wild west at Sioux City Theme Park or visit Mundo Aborigen for a bit of culture and history.

4. Puerto Mogán

If you need to recharge your energy, this coastal and charming village on the southern side of the island will help you to do so. The stunning white architecture, beautiful flower gardens, a small beach and a chic ambiance makes of Puerto Mogán a unique and romantic holiday experience.

5. Water sports

Warm air and water temperature are a perfect combination for water sports, especially windsurfing, the most popular activity in Gran Canaria. You can also choose from yachting, sailing, water-skiing, scuba diving and much more. Feel free to try those water sports you resisted for a long time and give it a go!

FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in Gran Canaria

How much did it cost for a holiday rental in Gran Canaria in 2020, during the corona crisis?

At an average price of €125.37 per night, Gran Canaria lies at the lower end of the price range for holiday homes in Spain.

Which month allows you to save the most on holiday homes?

Travellers who want to save as much as possible should visit Gran Canaria in September, August, and May which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of €113.96, €117.69, and €119.12 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.

When does the price of holiday homes in Gran Canaria go up the most?

It can be concluded, analysing the data for the year 2020, that the costs per night for accommodation is usually higher, on average, during the months of December (€143.26), January (€138.33), and November (€134).

Are there usually many holiday rentals available in Gran Canaria?

When visiting Gran Canaria it is necessary to be proactive, as 47% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

Which months offer the highest availability?

In 2020, the months with more free accommodation in Gran Canaria were May, October, and June with average availabilities of 68.2%, 61.2% and 60.25%, respectively.

When are there fewer rental options available in Gran Canaria?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is February (only 36% of properties were available on average in 2020). Followed by January (41%), and August (41.8%).

How many homes are available in Gran Canaria?

Holidu has around 6700 properties in Gran Canaria, offered by 44 different partners.

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