An oasis in the heart of the city
Sensational cuisine with a Canary Island seal
In the hotels in Gran Canaria you can experience the magic of a special island that all travellers want to come back to. You can enjoy Gran Canaria in many ways, but always with a privileged climate and abundant natural beauty. Although its golden sandy beaches are a massive tourist attraction, Gran Canaria is not only a sun and beach destination as it offers the perfect opportunity to admire beautiful landscapes, take part in pleasant relaxation and wellness activities and choose from many leisure options. Health and beauty centre enthusiasts, lovers of fine dining and those who take delight in marine life will find good reasons to enjoy a dream holiday on the island.
Gran Canaria is a perfect holiday destination for enjoying outdoor sports all year round as the island enjoys mild and pleasant temperatures throughout the year. Sea-based hobbies such as sailing, diving and windsurfing attract a large number of enthusiasts, but it's not only the water activities that are popular with visitors. You can also enjoy a round of golf on top-quality courses, and other sports such as cycling, hiking and climbing enable participants to enjoy the fantastic natural landscapes. It is worth pointing out that approximately one third of Gran Canaria, in the southwest of the island, was declared a UNESCO Natural Biosphere Reserve thanks to its remarkable biodiversity, the peculiarity of its ecosystems and the value of its areas of scientific interest.
There are few pleasures that can beat relaxing in Gran Canaria on one of the attractive beaches bathed by the Atlantic Ocean. From the most well-known, such as the Playa del Inglés and Maspalomas, to those which offer tranquillity and a family atmosphere, like those of San Agustín or Amadoes, they all provide services, leisure offerings and a variety of shops.
The hotels in Gran Canaria are a crucial factor when it comes to enjoying your free time and relaxation after a long day by the sea or exploring. Quality accommodation is the key to discovering new destinations while staying away from home for several days. The beach hotels of the Barceló Hotel Group have been designed to offer visitors all the comfort you may need to ensure that your visit is an unforgettable experience.
Among the best rated hotels in Gran Canaria is the completely renovated Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel, a privileged witness to the history of the island of Gran Canaria for over a century, now declared an Artistic Historical Monument of the island. The 204 rooms of this fantastic hotel are carefully designed in a classical style where exclusivity and quality are a fundamental part of a guest-driven philosophy. Another outstanding hotel in Gran Canaria is the Occidental Margaritas, an exclusive holiday complex in the heart of Playa del Inglés. Some highlights of all the welcoming spaces are the spacious rooms and apartments, large parks, swimming pools for adults and children, and sports facilities. As well as restaurants, bars and a beauty salon, the hotel offers entertainment programmes for the whole family. Every last detail has been taken care of and our all inclusive packages ensure a dream holiday experience without a care in the world. Its strategic location on one of the most vibrant beaches means that it can not only offer guests the sun and sea at all times, but also a lively nightlife.