Playa del Inglés Resort, Gran Canaria

Playa del Inglés is one of the leading tourism destinations on the island of Gran Canaria The second biggest of the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean.

Playa del Ingles, Gran CanariaPlaya del Inglés in Gran Canaria

The southern area of Gran Canaria is home to many other popular resorts. These include Maspalomas, San Agustin, Meloneras and Sonneland to name a few. This area is recognised as being a clubbing town first as foremost.

It’s also popular with gay travelers and has been from several decades now. The Gay Pride festival in May has attracted over 100,000 visitors. Playa del Inglés is the biggest resort in Gran Canaria and the busiest also.

Nightlife

Playa del Inglés vida noctura

If you enjoy what Maspalomas has to offer along with the best nightlife then Playa del Inglés is the place for you. This is one of the liveliest resorts in Gran Canaria which boasts the best nightlife on the island. The Yumbo and Pacha are two of the top nightclubs here but there are many others. They keep the music playing and the people dancing well into the following day.

Yumbo Centrum is a massive shopping centre during the day with over 200 businesses. This centre transforms for some of the best nightlife in the evenings.

Much of the resort is actually peaceful during the day. The night time is when the place comes alive. Sahara Beach Bar, Lineker’s and the Eiffel Bar are a few of the other venues here to check out during your visit.

Playa del Inglés Beach

Playa del Ingles

The Playa del Inglés beach is an extension of Maspalomas beach so you pretty much get the best of both worlds. This mammoth beach is one of the most famous in the world which stretches some 5 kilometres.

If you decide that it’s all too much for you here. The quieter resorts of San Agustín and Bahia Feliz lie to the east. These resorts have their own beautiful beaches to relax your day away.

Map of Playa del Inglés

Please click the image below for a full size interactive Map of Playa del Inglés and surrounding areas.

Mapa de Playa del Inglés