Beaches

  • Playa de las Canteras A truly capital-city beach with calm waters and a 3km-long arc of golden sand.
  • Maspalomas Fabulous golden sand dunes in the south of the island.
  • Puerto de Mogán A crescent of pale sand fronts this delightful small harbour resort.

Archaeological Sites

  • Troglodyte caves Fascinating prehistoric caves; some are still inhabited.
  • Cueva Pintada Intriguing geometric paintings in a cave once occupied by the Guanches.
  • Cenobio de Valerón Over 350 ancient silos and caves historically used for storing grain.