Maspalomas

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Where is Maspalomas in Gran Canaria?

Maspalomas is a tourist town in the south of the island of Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, stretching from Bahía Feliz in the east to Meloneras in the west, including the resort towns of San Agustín and Playa del Inglés. Maspalomas constitutes the southernmost part of the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana, and of the island.

What is Maspalomas famous for?

However Maspalomas is not just known for its enormous expanse of dunes next to the sea, or its great climate. It is also known for its old Lighthouse, which saw the first tourists arrive, and witnessed the area turn into a holiday resort.

What is Maspalomas like to live in?

Unlike the resort-like development model later extended to other locations in the Canary Islands and the Caribbean, Maspalomas has a personality of its own, as it evolved into a fully equipped town much closer to the tourist concept of destinations like Palm Springs, California or Palm Beach, Florida.

Is there a waterpark in Maspalomas?

About Maspalomas Maspalomas is a sophisticated beach resort… that happens to have a great waterpark. Aqualand Maspalomas is the Canary Islands largest waterpark, with 33 waterslides. If thats not your style, just relax on a beach with powder-soft sand and majestic dunes, or enjoy abundant shopping and golf.

Where is Maspalomas located?

Maspalomas is located in the municipality of San Bartolome de Tirajana, one of the largest municipalities on the island, which occupies almost 22% of the surface of Gran Canaria.

What is the best place to visit in Maspalomas?

Maspalomas is famous for the incredible natural surroundings and the natural reserve of the Dunes of Maspalomas, from where you can walk towards Playa del Ingles or towards the lighthouse, called El Faro de Maspalomas, which makes for a very photogenic place on the island.

How do I get to Maspalomas from Gran Canaria?

Maspalomas is served by the Faro de Maspalomas bus station run by the Gran Canaria Transport Authority [ es], which is located near the lighthouse at the end of Avenida Cristobal Colon.

Where are the Maspalomas beach and sand dunes?

The Maspalomas Beach and Sand Dunes are situated in the south of Gran Canaria and constitute a protected Nature Reserve space since 1987. The area of Maspalomas is one of the most popular tourist centers on the island and the sand dunes play a big role in the popularity of the resorts developed around them.

Whats it like in Maspalomas?

Maspalomas is primarily a collection of low rise holiday complexes. Most in the bungalow style. There are shops and restaurants around, especially along the seafront and there is also a commercial centre shops restaurants etc called Faro. Pretty run down and due for redevelopment I believe.

Where to stay in Maspalomas?

The large area of Maspalomas also includes the tourist resorts of Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas, San Agustin, Bahia Feliz, Sonneland, Meloneras and San Fernando, even if they tend to refer to these as their own tourist destinations.

Where is Maspalomas in Gran Canaria?

Maspalomas is a tourist town in the south of the island of Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, stretching from Bahía Feliz in the east to Meloneras in the west, including the resort towns of San Agustín and Playa del Inglés. Maspalomas constitutes the southernmost part of the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana, and of the island.

What is Maspalomas famous for?

However Maspalomas is not just known for its enormous expanse of dunes next to the sea, or its great climate. It is also known for its old Lighthouse, which saw the first tourists arrive, and witnessed the area turn into a holiday resort.

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