The pressure from work is immense nowadays, and taking time out with the family has sadly become a rarity. However what we tend to forget is that recreation is a must! Different people have different ways in which to relax; some people like an open barbeques, others like to spend time with friends and some people like to pack their bags and go on a vacation. However no one can turn down a trip to a fantastic island like Gran Canaria.
In fact new studies reveal that a vacation is the best stress buster of all. One such place for a vacation, which is equally enjoyable and peaceful, is Gran Canaria. This place has some great beaches, mesmerizing nightlife and an exquisite cuisine. Let’s take a look at some of the best resorts in Gran Canaria this summer.
Los Salmones is one of the best resorts in Gran Canaria and is situated in Playa del Ingles. It is located around 25km from the airport, so the transfer time is quite short compared to many other resorts. Since it is near the beach, it provides a great view of the sea. Furthermore, the rooms are really spacious and are comprised of finely decorated living rooms, big double beds, smart washrooms and spacious kitchens. The rooms also have their own private terrace and are cleaned at least five times a week.
The food is great but the options are sadly limited, but since the resort is situated at the heart of the city, there are loads of bars, cafés and restaurants to choose from! This resort is preferred by families due to its close proximity to the bars and beach of Playa del Ingles. It is equipped with swimming pools and kids’ pools, and also showcases poolside entertainment three times a week.
This superb resort is situated on the hills of Puerto Rico between the beaches of Puerto Rico and Amadores. It is located around 45km from the airport and the nearest beach is at least a kilometer away. This resort is near the Central Commercial Europa, which is the hub of entertainment on the island. Additionally, all rooms are fitted with satellite TVs, internet access, separate sleeping areas, living/dining room, kitchen, fridge, coffee maker, toaster, teapot, and in short, everything a family would need.
Breakfast can be taken at the buffet while the lunch and dinner can be ordered from the menu. It has a large pool and also provides a massage service for its guests. There is an entertainment program for both day and night, which includes three professional shows a week, and there is also a children’s playground and a bicycle/car hire park available.
Eugenia Victoria is one of the grandest resorts of Gran Canaria and is situated on the outskirts of Playa del Ingles. It is about a 35km drive from the airport and is very close to the beach too. The facilities of this resort are fantastic and the prices are very reasonable too, which makes it popular among families. The food, including the drinks, is locally produced and is served in a buffet style. The resort provides a daily entertainment program for kids, which include mini-Olympics, face painting and a roller disco!