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Why Gran Canaria?

Why Gran Canaria?

As a venue, Gran Canaria offers you a warm welcome, and will ensure the success of your meeting or incentive package for many reasons, including:

Clima: Gran Canaria has a temperate climate, very pleasant weather all year round, with an average temperature of 23º, which makes it possible to organize open air events and to combine work with leisure, pleasure, sport and nature.

Well connected: Gran Canaria has excellent air communications, especially with most Spanish and European cities. The island is just two hours away from the Iberian Peninsula and four hours from Europe. Its international airport is 20 minutes from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and 15 from the tourist areas.

Strolling along the beachfront at the Playa de Maspalomas
Front view of the Gabinete Literario in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Infrastructures: Gran Canaria has a wide range of venues available for arranging congresses and meetings both large and small, plus receptions and banquets in lovely, historical settings, exhibitions and product presentations, all in modern and perfectly equipped facilities. 

Hotels: Gran Canaria offers a large selection of hotels. 153.965 hotel beds, 28.162 of them in hotels with four - star and five – star ratings.

Empfehlenswerte Adressen: Gran Canaria offers an endless range of possibilities: historical and singular buildings for your most special social events.

An environment full of contrasts: The leisure possibilities of the island are infinite: the Dunes of Maspalomas, the cliffs of the west coast and the leafy pines groves of the central area. From summer to winter you can play golf, take part in sea sports, go trekking, plus the possibility of relaxing in one of the many health centres on the island.

Front view of the Cathedral and the square, Plaza de Santa Ana
Canary sancocho with wrinkled jacket potatoes, fish and toasted cornflour

History and culture: Culturally speaking, Gran Canaria is melting pot. This characteristic is attributed to the legacy of its long history as a port of call for travellers, and ours has long been a society that is open to everything that arrives on this island’s shores from beyond the seas. Its extremely valuable archaeological, artistic, architectural and ethnographic heritage is completed with a non-stop cultural program throughout the whole year.

Gastronomy: Rich and varied with land and sea products: fishes, cheeses, gofio, mojo, tropical fruits... Our traditional Canarian cuisine can be sampled in the wide choice of restaurants that have developed their own gastronomic movement with creativity and style. 

Professionalism and quality: There are over one hundred companies specialized in business tourism, supported by many years of experience, with the best professionals in the sector who are there to ensure your event will be a complete success. 

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