Nudist Montaña de Arena is one of Gran Canaria's legendary wild beaches along with GüiGüi, Guayedra and El Confital. However, it's surprisingly accessible as it's right between the island's main resorts.

There's nothing like sitting in the shade of a palm tree listening to the breeze rustle through the fronds and the waves lapping at the shore. Here are 11 Gran Canaria beaches with palm trees right by the sand.

Everybody goes to Amadores beach and Playa del Inglés is busy every day. However, there are great sandy beaches in south Gran Canaria where you can sit on the sand surrounded by locals rather than tourists. Here are ten of the best.

Sandy Playa del Cura beach is where the people who work in south Gran Canaria, local and guiri, go at the weekends. 

While it is technically legal to be nude on any beach in Gran Canaria (and anywhere in Spain), about 20 of Gran Canaria's beaches are accepted nudist beaches. Here are ten top places to hang out in the nude. 

The non-profit Blue Flag organisation only gives its prestigious award to the world's best beaches and marinas. Here's our photo guide to Gran Canaria's 15 Blue Flag beaches and two Blue Flag marinas. See our Ultimate Gran Canaria beach guide here.

Puerto de Mogán marina is known as Little Venice because of its gorgeous lanes and canals. It's a must-visit spot in Gran Canaria and here's twenty photos that show you the highlights.

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Gran Canaria is a big place in a small space and here are 20 photos to prove it. 

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With 82 beaches to choose from, Gran Canaria is a sunbathers paradise. For info on all of them, see this guide to Gran Canaria's beaches.

Whether you eat it at a beachfront restaurant or carry it onto the sand, pizza is perfect beach food. Here are three top spots to get pizza by the beach in Las Palmas.

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