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Address: Avenida Maritima, 35004 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain

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Nice Beach - bad view

A nice beach to spend a few hours... Great sand. But the view towards the industrial harbour is not so nice... Not tempting to swim...

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mette L
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69 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice beach to spend a few hours... Great sand. But the view towards the industrial harbour is not so nice... Not tempting to swim...

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Thank Mette L
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This beach felt pretty sorry for itself. It looks deserted and feels as though it has been forgotten about. The play area at the northern end is OK but that is about its only redeeming feature. A few homeless are around the area too. Not somewhere I'd recommend taking children.

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Thank MurrayTripp
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Used for beach volleyball etc but at other times pretty deserted. Looks out over the port area so not as pretty as Las Canteras beach.

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Thank Sally J
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is the second, often forgotten beach of Las Palmas. Definitively Las Canteras is better but an alternative is the later gets crowded. It's easy to access and great for sports.

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Thank mluiesp
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Quite a quiet beach but not really worth going out of your way to visit. There are no waves so it's unsuitable for surfing. The water also isn't very clean due to it being so close to the port. It would be better to walk the 10 minutes to Las Canteras.

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Thank Connie M
Vilnius, Lithuania
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48 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I don't like beaches and parks near the autostrade. However they are quite popular here in Las Palmas. Beach has some sand and playground for kids, but I prefer Las Canteras.

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Thank Jelenafromvilnius
New York City, New York
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100 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

It is very well located in front of Alcanaveras barrio and Ciudad Jardin. Not the greatest views but the beach is clean and close to the by bike station.

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Thank isab10027
Pamplona
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Of all beaches of Gran Canaria, this one is the least recommendable. It has sand and sea, period. Sitting on the beach, you're looking at containers and cranes. If that's your thing, this is your kind of beach.

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Thank Willem A
Sleaford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Quite a nice beach although it does seem rather "hemmed in" by the port area! Even so there is a nice promenade for a gentle stroll. Definitely worth a look but the main Playa De Las Canteras is by far the better beach.

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Thank David_R503983
Portishead, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Lovely clean beach worth a visit but it is next to the port and main road so don't expect paradise! Good to stop off at if you are walking into the port area or to the main beach

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Thank jules78160

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