Playa del Ingles is Gran Canaria’s largest holiday resort, situated at the south of the island, between the smaller resorts of Maspalomas and San Agustin.
Playa del Ingles ( the English Beach) is a fun resort, comprising of the beach, hotels, bars, clubs, shops, restaurants and fast-food eateries. Although the resort is mainly aimed at the younger market seeking cheap holidays, the climate here does attract families aswell.
The resort has several commercial centres, including the Yumbo Centre (especially for the gay scene and gay nightlife) and Kasbah, a shoppers delight.
There is also a pedestrian promenade here, the Paseo Costa Canaria, which runs all along the beach and links the Playa de las Burras to Maspalomas.
Playa del Ingles is not a cultural area, visitors come here for the beach and shopping by day, and the clubs and bars by night.
Activities on offer here include watersports (jet-skiing, windsurfing and banana boats), scuba diving, skydiving, horse riding, camel riding, golf, tennis, mini golf, go karting, water parks and amusement arcades.
The average summer temperature is between 26C and 28C, often exceeding 30C. During the winter months the average temperature is between 22C and 24C.