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Wednesday, 26 February 2020 07:07

Coronavirus in Gran Canaria: Latest Information

Gran Canaria now has seven confirmed cases of Coronavirus, all imported.

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Monday, 03 February 2020 10:12

New Fire near Teror - now controlled

[edit 10:35: the fire is now under control] A bus went up in flames this morning, between Los Castillos and El Llanete, near Teror / Firgas and started a fire that so far is still burning.
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Renting a car in Gran Canaria is the best way to explore the island and it doesn't need to be a stressful experience if you follow our tips for the perfect Gran Canaria car rental.

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Consistently ranked as the top restaurant in Arucas and Gran Canaria by Tripadvisor, Terraza El Patio is must-try restaurant for anyone exploring the area. 

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Taste Mesón, Gran Canaria's top tasting restaurant has now opened in Playa del Inglés bringing its unique brand of quality food and paired wines to the heart of Gran Canaria's biggest resort.

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Fusion Restaurant & Lounge Bar is the best southeast Asian restaurant in Playa del Inglés with the flavours and textures of Asia just right in every dish. Gran Canaria Info readers get a 10% discount just by showing the coupon at the end of this article (at the beginning of your meal). 

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Gran Canaria is currently full of Painted Lady butterflies that are currently swarming all over the island and gathering in parks and gardens to feed on flower nectar.

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Cárdenas Real Estate, the most efficient and reliable estate agency in south Gran Canaria, is to open a new office in Maspalomas. This makes it the only estate agency with offices in all the important areas of Gran Canaria's south coast and resorts.

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Alex and Lex from Gran Canaria Info know that a website about an island such as Gran Canaria is all about communication, not just one sided "informing". That's why we created Gran Canaria Info presence on the major social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Youtube. Please see if you find something you'd like to join or follow:

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Gran Canaria's recent wildfires have highlighted the importance of the island's forests. Here's why they are so important and what is being done to replant and maintain them.

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The Gran Canaria fires has burned through the night and is expected to continue to spread today due to high temperatures and winds. The Tamadaba forest in the west is ablaze and possibly unsaveable.

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The Gran Canaria fire has burned out of control across the highlands all day and has now made its way into the vast and pristine Tamadaba pine forests of north west Gran Canaria.

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A new fire that started in the forest just above Valleseco in the northern Gran Canaria highlands has now burned over 1000 hectares of forest and countryside and is spreading.

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Saturday, 17 August 2019 18:20

Making Sense Of Gran Canaria Forest Fires

Gran Canaria forest fires are spectacular events but the island is well-prepared to deal with them and most are extinguished before they get out of control. Tourists and visitors are not at risk as Gran Canaria wildfires happen up in the mountains a long way from the resorts and the airport.

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The Multiaquatic dolphin watching boat has a 98% success rate at finding whales and dolphins on its trips out of Puerto Rico marina in south Gran Canaria and many trips include a swimming stop.

 

Monday, 12 August 2019 07:28

Gran Canaria Fire Now Extinguished

Tejeda has been evacuated after strong winds reactivated the Gran Canaria fire and pushed flames towards the town. The fire is currently out of control and spreading on several fronts.

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The Gran Canaria fire has now consumed an area the size of 1000 football fields after reactivating overnight. It is currently classified as "out-of-control" and has spread from the Artenara municipality into both Galdar and Tejeda. 

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Without exaggerating, there are a few questions we hear at least once a day. So we thought we’d write a Frequently Asked Questions so we can just point to this. Just click on your question and you’ll find our best reply.

If your question is not answered here, try our Gran Canaria Facebook group, there are thousands of people willing to help you out.

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With a maximum number of 67 passengers, a summer afternoon cruise on the Afrikat catamaran is a fun and relaxing day out on the Atlantic Ocean and the perfect way to see Gran Canaria from a brand new angle.

There is nothing better than watching the sun set over the ocean in Gran Canaria; unless you are out on the water on a sunset cruise with live music and free cava.

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