Maspalomas is a beautiful resort with lots to offer. It is a great family holiday destination unlike its party loving neighbor Playa del Ingles. Although its nightlife may not be thriving, Maspalomas has a lot more to offer such as, its iconic dunes, world class water park and delicious food.
Things to do in Maspalomas:
- Take a 40-minute camel ride across Maspalomas’ sand dunes and experience the breathtaking landscape. This unusual mode of transport really adds to the experiences, making this attraction unmissable while on a Maspalomas holiday.
- Palmitos park is a must see when on a Maspalomas family holiday. This wildlife park has a huge range of animals, from orangutans and dolphins to komodo dragons and meerkats. Don’t miss the free-flying bird show which features eagles, parrots and more. A day out at Palmitos Park will be enjoyed by all ages.
- The water around Gran Canaria rarely drops below 19 degrees, even during the winter. Tropical marine life thrives here, making it the ideal location for snorkeling. There are many courses are available all over Maspalomas. After some training and safety briefings you will be able to snorkel in one of the most popular dive spots under the supervision of an instructor. Here you will see vibrant fish, sea horses, jelly fish and even turtles.