Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Canary Islands Sights

Maspalomas

  • Beach–Sight
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 09/26/2014

Fodor's Review

The island's most emblematic beach and one of the most beautiful, Maspaloma has golden sand that stretches for 2.7 km (1.7 miles) along the southern tip of Gran Canaria. Behind this beach are the famous Maspalomas dunes as well as palm groves and a saltwater lagoon, which lend an air of isolation and refuge to the beach. Bathing is safe everywhere except at La Punta de Maspalomas, where currents converge. Topless bathing is acceptable and there's a nudist area at La Cañada

de la Penca. This beach is busy year round. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards; showers; toilets. Best for: nudists; sunrise; sunset; swimming; walking.

Read More

Sight Information

Address:

Maspalomas, 35100, Spain

Updated 09/26/2014

Advertisement

What's Nearby

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Sights

See all sights in Canary Islands

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

Advertisement