This enormous water park has miles of rides and slides; it's one for the family.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Maspalomas attractions

1. Mundo Aborigen

2.73 MILES

Situated 6km along the road north to Fataga, around 100 model Guanches stand in various ancient poses, designed to give you an idea of what life was like…

2. Playa del Inglés

2.97 MILES

Aside from the rolling Maspalomas dunes, the main attraction for the thousands of annual visitors to the island’s quintessential package-tour destination…

3. Dunas de Maspalomas


These fabulous dunes cover 400 hectares and were designated a nature reserve in the 1990s, ensuring that the rapidly multiplying hotels would never…

4. Fortaleza de Ansite

8.57 MILES

These huge rocks form a natural fortress and constitute one of Gran Canaria's most important pre-Hispanic sites. It was here that the Guanches' last stand…

5. Ermita de San Fernando

10.07 MILES

Tucked among the restaurants and bars on Paseo de los Pescadores, the simple Ermita de San Fernando church dates back to 1936. You may well find the…

6. Bodega Las Tirajanas

10.1 MILES

You can drop by this winery for a casual tasting, but book ahead for a tour and a sampler of local cheese, olives and mojo with your wine. There are two…

7. Observatorio Astronómico de Temisas

10.24 MILES

Located 850m about sea level on the edge of the Caldera de Tirajana, this observatory has guided stargazing visits from Monday to Thursday from 8.30pm to…

8. Iglesia de San Bartolomé

10.28 MILES

Work started on this church in 1690 (replacing a hermitage that dated to 1590), but it was not consecrated until 1922. It's a tranquil and lovely house of…