When it comes to booking a breakaway, one destination that is always considered is Gran Canaria. Not only does it have many beautiful beaches, but it is also a foodie heaven with plenty of delicious restaurants, as well as having lovely weather all year round. When trying to find a place to stay, there is plenty of holiday accommodation in Gran Canaria, meaning you can book well in advance, a month or two ahead or last minute and find a place to stay. To help with deciding if Gran Canaria is for you, we have put together a list of four reasons you should visit this year.

Perfect for Foodies

No matter where you stay in Gran Canaria, you are always going to find many delicious restaurants for you to dine in. Whether you are looking for a budget meal or an award-winning restaurant, you will find a whole plethora of them around the country. The gastronomy of Gran Canaria has excelled for many years and will continue to improve. Not only that but many other types of cuisines are available on the island meaning there is something for everyone. When it comes to dishes that you must try when visiting, papas arrugadas, miel de palma and puchero canario are some of them amongst many others. A glass of wine is the perfect accompaniment.

Gran Canarias Famous Beaches

When it comes to white sandy beaches with crystal clear waters, Gran Canaria has a lot to offer. If like many you like to take walks along the beachfront, to relax on the sand with a cocktail in one hand and your book in the other, or simply just love the look of a gorgeous beach, then Gran Canaria is for you. Many of the beaches have plenty of activities for you to take part in if you enjoy getting active, as well as many water sports for you to try. Some activities that are very popular include scuba diving, dolphin watching and surfing.

Sunny All Year Round

The weather in Gran Canaria tends to be very favourable all year round making it a perfect destination no matter the time of year you plan to visit. As with any country, there are the hotter months which tend to be around June, July, August or September, but then on the other months, where you’ll still be able to get a much-needed tan. If you are planning to travel when Gran Canaria is at its most affordable time, then this normally falls around March and April – outside the schools holiday period as well as November.

It’s a Great Place to Hike and Explore

For many, many years people have been visiting Gran Canaria due to its beautiful weather and gorgeous beaches. But an area that has been increasing year in year out is Gran Canaria hiking options and the fact that there are many unspoilt locations for you to discover. Across the island, there are multiple places for you to hike and explore, allowing you to take in the wonderful landscapes and sea views.

Have you visited Gran Canaria before? What are your reasons for visiting? Have you got any points you would like to add to the above?