Gran Canaria, villas in Canary Islands
Gran Canaria – Villas in Canary Islands
Gran Canaria, with an area of 1560 square kilometres is the third largest of the Canary Islands. Book a villa in Canary Islands in Gran Canaria and discover the climatic and geographical diversity of the biosphere reserve! The North is the most fertile part and near the coast, banana plantations can be found. This part of the island is barely touched by tourism and a great place to book your Spanish villa holidays and relax. In higher regions, livestock can be found and farmers grow vegetables and fruit. Spend beach or forest holidays with friends in Gran Canaria and take long walks to see the spectacular landscape.
Active Spanish villa holidays
The west is dominated by the foothills of the central mountain range, the east by a steppe landscape – perfect for outdoor activities on adventure holidays. Spectacular scenery lies to the south of the island. Visit the Canary Islands by booking an apartment in Spain in Gran Canaria and traverse the deserts and oases, rocks and volcanic cones. The nearly circular island has a diameter of about 50 kilometres and a coastline of around 236 kilometres, providing opportunities for snorkelling, scuba diving, kite surfing and a number of other sports. Rent a car along with one of our unique cottages and make a tour along the coast road to see this incredible island.
Incredible landscapes – Spain villas
Gran Canaria is of volcanic origin, the highest peak is 1949 metres high, which is the extinct volcano, Pico de las Nieves. A climb to the highest mountain in Gran Canaria is a must whilst you are on holiday in our range of holiday homes in Spain. It is easy to get around Gran Canaria and the well-known Roque Nublo, the second highest peak on the island is also well worth a visit. The volcanic rock is known as the Clouded Rock or Rock in the Clouds and is the second highest peak on the island at 1813 metres at the top.
Holiday hotspots with history
The inhabitants of the island were the so-called Canarii who arrived in 500 BC and lived in caves and in stone-built roundhouses. The name of the island may in fact come from the Berber tribe of Canarii. In 1483 the island was conquered by the Spaniards who kidnapped or killed the original inhabitants. So if you are interested in the history and heritage of Spain’s islands, come and rent a villa or apartment in Spain and check out Gran Canaria’s fascinating past. Today the island has 21 municipalities and 830 thousand inhabitants.
A great place for a holiday
Stay at NOVASOL’s villas in the Canary Islands on Gran Canaria and discover the vibrant cities and the romantic villages. The island is visited annually by 3 million tourists. The south of Gran Canaria is one of the biggest holiday destinations in Europe. The reason is mainly the beaches, such as Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas and San Augustin. Take advantage during your holiday in Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands of the activities and numerous water sports. The tourists travel through the ports Puerto de la Luz in Las Palmas and Puerto de las Nieves, and by plane to Gran Canaria airport. Book holiday homes in Spain’s Gran Canaria for a fun-filled holiday!