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The new sand hasn't even settled on Tauro beach and there are already plans for two more artificial beaches in south Gran Canaria.

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19.07.2016. The Sahara pays a visit from today with dust and hot air driving temperatures to over 37ºC in south Gran Canaria.

The Las Palmas aquarium now has an official opening date: The Poema de Mar throws open its giant doors on June 17, 2017.

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12.07.2016: South Gran Canaria is on alert for strong wind and waves until the end of Wednesday. After that, the temperature starts to ratchet up.

If you're worried about driving in Gran Canaria because you've heard stories of crazy local drivers, we've got good news. Driving in Gran Canaria is perfectly safe provided that you know the local motoring idiosyncracies.

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Gran Canaria heats up in June and the party moves to the beach for the annual San Juan bonfires and fireworks.

Tapas are Spain's most famous food export, but the word isn't traditional in the Canary Islands. We have our own way of describing the snack.

Las Palmas' Mercado del Puerto is in Spain's Top 10 foodie markets, according to Malaga-based Spain Food Sherpas

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The Maspalomas lighthouse building is due to open as a cultural museum and handicrafts centre but work is on hold due to termites.

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Gran Canaria, already battling an invasion of (non-poisonous) snakes, now faces escaped squirrels as well.

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Coming to Gran Canaria this summer?  Chances are there's a free music festival by the beach during your stay.

Gran Canaria & the Canary Islands have grown bananas for export for almost 100 years and everyone who tries them agrees that they are the sweetest and tastiest in the world. Here's why they are so good, and how to pick a perfect one. 

When you visit Las Palmas de Gran Canaria city, you have to stop in one of its squares for a coffee or a beer. Here's our guide to the city's top plazas.

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Agala's Altitud 1175 red and the Señorío de Agüimes dry white won the best Gran Canaria wine gongs at the XI Cata Insular wine tasting event.

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It's June, summer has arrived and there's just no point publishing a Gran Canaria weather forecast every week. 

Maspalomas is the ninth best Blue Flag beach in Spain, according to Skyscanner.com's Top 20 List.

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The best videos about Gran Canaria published during May, 2016. 

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