10 places of interest if you visit the south of Gran Canaria as a couple

Is there anything more romantic than a walk with your partner with a wonderful sunset or sunrise as a backdrop? This and many other plans you can find in the south of Gran Canaria, one of the perfect places for couples to enjoy unique experiences. And you, do you travel as a couple?

Travelling as a couple in the Canary Islands

You can travel alone, in family, with friends and in group. But, without a doubt, one of the most rewarding ways to travel is as a couple. Doing it with the person you love can be a tremendously enriching and pleasurable experience. If your destination is Gran Canaria, today we present you with 10 leisure options that none of the 2 should be missed.

1. Paseo Costa Canaria

Surely this is one of the most beautiful and bucolic places of all the south of the island. Linking towns like Maspalomas, Playa del Inglés or San Agustín, the walk allows endless walks that, with the dunes in the background, will become an unforgettable moment for your partner and for you. In the Paseo Costa Canaria you will find many points of interest to stop at, either viewpoints, or pleasant places where you can enjoy international food suitable for all tastes. Don’t miss the opportunity to get to know this interesting enclave. It’s obligatory if you’re in the south!

2. Noria Wooland 

A unique moment! Enjoy spectacular 360º views that you won’t forget at 26 meters above the ground. The panoramic ferris wheel of Wooland, in Holidayworld Maspalomas, is one of the places that remain always in our memory, and allow to see a wide visualization of the whole south of the island. It is an incomparable place to visit in couple! It is also undoubtedly one of the most unstable locations: a photo there is a guarantee that it will become one of your favourites.

3. Anfi del Mar

Located in Arguineguin, Anfi del Mar is without a doubt one of those places that you should visit as a couple if you are in the south of Gran Canaria. A place where you can relax and recover your energy, where you can enjoy a wonderful holiday with your loved ones and where you will always be welcomed as if you were at home on every visit. Its cozy beach is very close to Mogán. It is a beach of fine white sand whose waters are so calm that it is possible to swim with tranquillity, like in a swimming pool.

4. Natural Reserve of the Dunes of Maspalomas

The Natural Reserve of Las Dunas de Maspalomas is made up of three natural elements: a large area of mobile and fixed dunes formed by the remains of marine organisms, the remains of a large palm grove and the coastal lagoon known as La Charca. It is a space that thousands of couples visit every year due to the peace and incomparable views it offers. It is common that many couples of the island, in addition, take their wedding photos in such an unrepeatable frame. For that and much more, if you travel as a couple, you should not miss everything that gives you the Natural Reserve of the Dunes of Maspalomas you will not regret being here!

5. Nomad Gastro Market 

If you enjoy the foodies experiences as a couple, don’t miss Nomad Gastro Market, the gastronomic market of Holidayworld Maspalomas. Recently launched, the gastronomic leisure space of reference in the Canary Islands is led by some of the island’s leading public catering businesses. A whole route of smells, flavours and colours for the five senses through fourteen restaurant units and a gastronomic proposal that surpasses the 400 culinary references, which are framed in a wide space of 2,100 m² among which there is a terrace of 1,100 m2 and stage for musical performances. And you know, as a couple everything tastes better!

6. Meloneras

Meloneras is an elegant tourist area famous for the Maspalomas lighthouse, which has been in use since it began operating in 1890 and is very popular for watching the sunset and starting hiking trails along the promontory. Perfect for couple activities! Nearby are perfumeries, jewellery shops, boutiques and the Moonlight Cinema, an open-air cinema. The Meloneras promenade is full of chiringuitos and busy barbecues. You’ll certainly find your favourite plan!

7. Castillo del Romeral

Castillo del Romeral is one of those charming villages on the southeast coast of Gran Canria. It has many natural seawater pools enjoyed by locals and tourists, close to these pools which are, of course, friendly and cozy restaurants and bars. This is the typical fishing village that hides a lot of details and points of interest to discover as a couple. If you have the time, don’t miss the opportunity… and visit it!

8. Viewpoint of Puerto de Mogan

Like almost every viewpoint, the Mirador de Puerto de Mogan offers a different view of its surroundings, but perhaps the most interesting thing is the superposition of the houses, sometimes in narrow streets, which intermingle and cross, giving a landscape full of nuances and interest for those who travel as a couple. If you like quiet places with simply unique views, the Mirador de Puerto de Mogan offers you the opportunity to enjoy an inspiring atmosphere that will make the sunset a unique moment. 

9.2 Storey carousel 

One of the most eye-catching novelties in Wooland, the amusement park of Holidayworld Maspalomas, is undoubtedly its new 2-storey Carrousel. An attraction for a united couple! It’s a two-storey carousel with more than 40 figures to ride. Whether together or separately, you will enjoy an unforgettable moment in an incomparable space thanks to the vintage aesthetics and the magic that is breathed in the park. 

10. Lighthouse of Maspalomas

The silhouette of the lighthouse and the Dunes of Maspalomas are a unique icon that serves to recognize Maspalomas Costa Canaria brand worldwide as a unique tourist destination. The lighthouse, which is in charge of marking out the coasts of the south of the island for maritime navigation, on the coastal strip that extends from the area covered by the lighthouse of Punta de Arinaga, to the northeast, and the lighthouse of Punta del Castillete, located to the northwest, is one of the unique places on the island and you must visit it as a couple. In the Lighthouse of Maspalomas you will find a space with great emotional charge, perfect to enjoy with your most special loved ones.

And you, do you know what to do as a couple if you visit the south of Gran Canaria? The island offers a multitude of leisure options if you are with your boyfriend or girlfriend Don’t miss it! 


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