Summer is approaching, and Spain ranked the most attractive travel destination in the world by 2017 World Economic Forum. Convinced that the culturally and geographically diversified country is your next travel destination? Not yet? Well there’s a holiday resort specifically constructed for Touristic ends that’s about to convince you. We’re talking about Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria.
Located on the south-west coast of Gran Canaria. The island's proximity to the African continent guarantees an ideal climate during the whole year.
Today the island is one of the busiest resort in Gran Canaria , with its marina, hotels, apartments and beaches. The island is perfect in every sense of the word.
How to Get there:
The first stop to the island is to fly directly to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria airport. We’ll show you how to get there fast and easy.
Flight to Gran Canaria Airport will depend on your budget as you can find flights ranging from 18 Euros to hundreds of Euros for a round trip. Flights from Ryanair and Easyjet do not cost a lot. For instance, flights from London Gatwick cost £83.
From the USA:
From the US, airlines usually offer cheap flights for $ 1100, premium economy flights for $2200, business flights for $3200 and first class flights for $11000. Make your pick depending on your budget.
Once you reach the airport, you can either use the bus, taxis or pick-up services to reach Gran Canaria.
Get There by Bus:
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Global bus line 91 runs between Gran Canaria airport and Puerto Rico on day to day basis. A direct journey costs six Euros. You can either pay on the bus or find the desk at arrivals for a discount return ticket.
Get There by Taxi:
There are plenty of Taxis parked around the airport. We recommend just exciting the airport and getting in one. Gran Canaria taxis are safe, reliable and all have meteres. A taxi from Gran Canaria airport to Puerto Rico costs about 60 euros.
Get There by Pick-up services:
Private pickup services in Gran Canaria are also safe and reliable but can only save you a few euros at best. If you’re in a large groups you can save some money by booking a large vehicle rather than separate taxis.
Where to Stay:
Bahia Blanca is a modern apartment complex, which offers numerous apartments with private terraces with magnificent ocean views.
The complex also puts forth communal pools, fitness area, hot tubs and saunas and many evening entertainments. And yes, it is only a six minutes walk from the beach and costs around $180.
This property is 10 minutes walk from the beach. Located in a quiet and peaceful location in the popular Puerto Rico resort, the Apartamentos Cumana offers accommodations, such as fridges and full kitchenettes, with private terraces, and an outdoor swimming pool.
The complex is full of tropical plants and flowers, and it is considered as the best microclimate in the world by UNESCO, only for $34.
Gloria Palace Royal Hotel & Spa:
Only 4 minutes walk for the beach and guests' favorite hotel in Puerto Rico, Gloria Palace Royal Hotel & Spa is built entirely from natural stone. It offers spacious and air-conditioned rooms with a private balcony and free WIFI. this property is also rated for the best value in Puerto Rico and costs about $230.
Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria’s climate is just perfect! Like the rest of the Canary Islands it is mild, and pleasant all year round.
Average temperatures during the summer is around 26-28C, and during the winter temperature remains warm, rarely dropping below 22 degrees, making the island temperature-perfect whenever you visit it.
Top 4 Things to Do in Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria:
Not-To be Missed Beach:
Puerto Rico beach is very clean and enjoys clear blue waters making it safe for all the family. For those who love to be in deep water there are scuba diving clubs and pedalo even jet skiing and paragliding.
There is something for all the family on Amadores beach with plenty of restaurants, bars and shops just behind it.
The island offers 2 shopping centers, one is the Centro Comercial, only 10 minutes from the beach and the other called the Europa Centre, which can be reached in 5 minutes and 3 euros in a taxi. You can buy souvenirs for your family back home, clothing, shoes, electronics or simply everything you could possibly need.
Go on a Boat Trip:
One hour glass bottom submarine trip, or a two and a half hour dolphin and whale spotting trip or even a speedboat ride, the choice is yours. Dolphin trips in Gran Canaria are fun! You can even spot whales, sharks and turtles. We recommend Afrikat boat trip, as it has gotten some great reviews from visitors.
Angry Birds Activity Park Gran Canaria:
There’s an amazing Angry Birds themed Park in Puerto Rico. It generally costs 5 euros per adult, and is freely accessible for children under five. You can take your own food and drinks with you, or buy it at the park. There are plenty of games to choose from and your kid will surely have fun.
Make sure to leave us any questions you have in the comment section below.
Have a Great Trip!