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Holidays to Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria

Playa Del Ingles translates as “Englishman’s Beach” and is a popular seaside resort amongst holidaymakers. Those who wish to go away simply to relax will love to take advantage of cheap Playa Del Ingles holidays, as this laid-back town is perfect for lounging around on the beach.

Weather

For tourists seeking the sun, Playa Del Ingles will not be a disappointment. The summer months boast more than nine hours of sunshine a day; this is combined with soaring temperatures that regularly exceed the 30°C barrier, but the sea breeze here acts as a refreshing coolant.

Playa Del Ingles is located on the south coast of Gran Canaria, meaning that during the winter months, it avoids the wet and windy weather that effects the north of the island. Temperatures during these months rarely fall any lower than the mid-teens, meaning that it is the perfect place to bask in the winter sun. Cheap Playa Del Ingles holidays are available all year round, so that tourists can enjoy the lures of this resort without worry.

Beaches

The main attraction of this small town is the beach. This is perfect for those wanting to relax and catch the sun. Playa Del Ingles contains some of the most sought-after beaches in the world with its clean, white sand and warm waters. Various water sports can be found here, with jet skiing and banana boat trips being favourites amongst tourists.

Things To Do

Shopping is also a great activity in this town. As well as numerous stores and shopping centres, there are a variety of Indian bazaars where you can buy as many products as you can think of, with something to tempt every taste.

Attractions promising fun for the whole family, such as Aqualand Water Park, can be found in Maspalomas, a mere five minutes away. Parque de los Cocodrilo is a crocodile park not far away from the resort.

Food And Drink

El Salsete is one of the most prominent restaurants in the area. This business is famous for its market-fresh ingredients, meaning that fish and vegetable dishes are made with locally sourced produce. Mundo is another favourite amongst tourists; this restaurant gives the ambiance of an American diner combined with a Japanese restaurant.

Playa Del Ingles is becoming more and more associated with nightlife. As a result, it is one of the liveliest resorts on the island, with many different bars and clubs to choose from. If you are new to the area and are not sure of the best places to go, there is bound to be someone on the streets handing out leaflets and drinks offers to persuade you.

Plasa and Kasbah are amongst the most popular places to enjoy a drink and a dance in Playa Del Ingles, both offering the latest hits from a variant of international superstars and open all night long.

Transfer Time – approx 45 mins

LANGUAGE Spanish
CURRENCY Euro
TIME DIFFERENCE GMT +0
FLIGHT TIME London: 4.5 hrs
COST OF A BEER €2
3 COURSE MEAL €15

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