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Top Choice Fusion in Playa Del Inglés & Maspalomas

Samsara

Located across from the Palm Beach Hotel, a giant Buddha statue sets an appropriate tone. Dishes blend Canarian and Spanish ingredients with Asian flavours – think smoked goats' cheese with wasabi or seafood pasta s…
Nature Reserve in Playa Del Inglés & Maspalomas

Dunas de Maspalomas

These fabulous dunes were designated a nature reserve back in the 1990s, ensuring that the rapidly multiplying hotels would never encroach on their golden sand. The best view of the dunes is from the bottom of Aveni…
Zoo in Playa Del Inglés & Maspalomas

Palmitos Park

Palmitos is a subtropical park crammed with exotic flora and 1500 species of birds, along with an aquarium, orchid exhibit, petting farm and animals such as wallabies and orang-utans. There is a discount for online …
Beach in Playa Del Inglés & Maspalomas

Playa del Inglés

Aside from the magnificent Maspalomas dunes, the main attraction for the thousands of annual visitors to the island’s quintessential package-tour destination is the resort’s beach, a magnificent and vast sandy beach…
Canarian in Playa Del Inglés & Maspalomas

El Salsete

Off the beaten tourist path in the north of the San Fernando district, the unassuming facade conceals a welcoming dining room offering food that wouldn't be out of place at a cutting-edge restaurant in Barcelona. Di…
Canarian in Playa Del Inglés & Maspalomas

Casa Vieja

Just north of the GC-1 motorway along the road to Fataga, this restaurant is run with passion. The ‘Old House’ has a real campo (countryside) feel. Plants festoon the low roof, canaries trill and the menu is pretty …
Arts & Crafts in Playa Del Inglés & Maspalomas

Fedac

If you’re after local handicrafts, visit the small Fedac shop located within the main tourist office. Fedac is a government-sponsored non-profit store, with prices and quality that are a good standard by which to me…
Fusion in Playa Del Inglés & Maspalomas

Mundo

An oasis of fashionable sophistication, Mundo has seriously raised the culinary game in these parts. Think American-diner-meets-Japanese, with a spruce-minimalist dining room, retro black-and-white tiles and cherry-…
Mediterranean in Playa Del Inglés & Maspalomas

Restaurante La Toja

A quality establishment blending the best of cuisines from France and Galicia. Try the veal in Marsala wine or troubling-sounding elephant’s ear with chips (actually a thin fillet of steak). There is also a range of…
Shopping Centre in Playa Del Inglés & Maspalomas

Yumbo Centrum

There are more than 200 businesses in this four-level commercial centre. You can buy tax-free shoes, leather goods, perfume and anything else you fancy, although the quality should be checked. There are also superma…