Las Palmas is the largest city in the Canary Islands, it offers sun, sea and an amazing history. Las Palmas is home to many different cultures due to the racial diversity of the city, making it a unique holiday destination.
Things to do in Las Palmas:
- Surf the waves of La Cicer beach on your Las Palmas holiday, a popular beach with local surfers. Hire equipment at the nearby surf schools or get a one on one lesson from a qualified instructor.
- Visit a volcano crater, Caldera de Bandama is the closest one to the city. Hike or drive to the top of Bandama’s peak and admire the view. This holiday destination is filled with geological wonders; it is a volcanic island after all.
- Take the trip to Casa de Colon, this is where Christopher Columbus stopped off during his journey to America. It is now a popular tourist attraction in Las Palmas.
- Shop till you drop in Triana, Las Palma’s central shopping area. Home to many top brands and designers, you can treat yourself to something nice while on holiday in Las Palmas.
Best time to visit:
Apr-Jun: There is no bad time to visit Las Palmas, its weather is said to be some of the best in the world. That said, we'd advise you travel a bit early because it gets very busy in July and August. Spring may bring the odd rainy day but it is mainly clear. Temperatures at this time of year can range from 19-30°C.
In Autumn temperatures drop slightly and the sea becomes cooler. The sun will be shining but prepare for the odd shower. Many people come to Las Palmas at this time of year for the surf.