Las Canteras

Playa de Las Canteras is considered one of the most beautiful city beaches in the world. 


One of the best city beaches in the world.


It has a length of almost 3 km and is protected behind a reef, La Barra. For the urban population of Las Palmas it is used as a large amusement park. He has golden sand. The northeastern part is very shallow and has almost no waves. It is ideal for protected swimming with children and also for snorkeling. In the southwestern area at the Alfredo Kraus convention center, the reef is deeper and this section is extremely popular with surfers and body boarders. Almost every day a swell builds up here. The beach has the blue flag, a European award for the beaches with the highest quality and cleanliness standards. The beach is supervised by lifeguards.


Surfing, snorkeling, swimming in the middle of the city.

There are showers and toilets and it is very suitable for people with disabilities. The beach is especially popular with water sports enthusiasts in the areas such as surfing, bodyboarding, diving, snorkeling and stand-up paddle.

The promenade is the meeting place.

The entire beach has a very busy promenade with many restaurants, ice cream parlors and all shops. There are also several hotels and holiday apartments right on the beach. At the southwestern end is also a large shopping center Las Arenas. You can park in the city, the easiest way in one of the numerous parking garages. The bus from the south of the island is best reached by the line 30, which goes to the Parque de Santa Catalina. From here it is about 600 meters on foot.