All Inclusive Holidays in Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is the second most populous island of the Canary Islands. It's located in the part of the Atlantic known as Macaronesia and is a well loved holiday spot. With warm temperatures and sunny weather throughout the year on the coast, the climate is nearly always quite perfect. But, there can be huge variations on the island depending on altitude. There are many micro-climates around the mountains and higher altitudes on the island and snow is often visible on the mountain tops. The up-to-the-minute weather is during the months of July, August and September when temperatures can reach more than 30C. In the coldest months of the year November, December and January temperatures regularly exceed 20C. Most well loved resorts are around the southern coastline which has the best weather, climate and less rainfall. There are lots of events and activities on the island geared to international tourists. There are many sight-seeing tours and excursions, cultural events and carnival celebrations throughout the year. Activities include camel riding, deep sea fishing, and canoeing. There's lots of shopping in Gran Canaria but remember the locals shut for fiesta so shopping is simplest in the mornings or after 5 pm. The Gran Canaria Airport is the fifth busiest in Spain and is located approximately 25 km from well loved tourist destinations in the south. Iberia, British Airways and Thomson Glide are among the airlines which glide from London to Gran Canaria. A flight from Gatwick Airport takes approximately 4 hours or 6.5 with a layover in Madrid.