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Top Choice Fusion in Playa Del Inglés & Maspalomas


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…
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 …
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


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


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…
Amusement Park in Playa Del Inglés & Maspalomas

Mundo Aborigen

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 before the conquistadors turned up to build theme parks.
LGBT in Playa Del Inglés & Maspalomas

Maspalomas Pride

Maspalomas Pride takes place each May, offering 10 days of parades, concerts, excursions and parties.