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Lago Taurito isn't the biggest water park in the world but it has a lovely swimming pool, plenty of sunbathing space for the grown-ups and enough rides to keep the kids happy for a good few hours. 

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Cocodrilo Park is a great mix of zoo and animal rescue centre with a huge range of animals and lots to do and see for the kids. It's well worth the drive or the free bus trip. 

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The three main local markets in Las Palmas sell all kinds of fresh produce from local fruit and vegetables to fish, cheese and coffee. Here’s our guide to all of Las Palmas city’s daily and weekly markets.

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For a big resort with two large shopping centres, Puerto Rico is actually rather lacking in quality shopping. However, this about to change with two big new retail areas due to open in 2019 right in the middle of the resort.

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The Meloneras waterfront is one of Gran Canaria's smartest areas with a beautiful fringe of coconut-palms, a wide boulevard with exceptional sunset views, and many of the island's most attractive terraces and outdoor restaurants. It's also home to some of the best shops in Gran Canaria. 

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Fundgrube started back in the 1980s with one shop in the CITA centre in Playa del Inglés and has now grown into the biggest Gran Canaria-based retailer in the Canary Islands. It sells a huge range of quality cosmetics, perfume, tobacco, jewellery and fashion accessories like shoes and sunglasses. It's a must-visit store on a shopping day in Gran Canaria thanks to both the range of brands it stocks and the excellent value for money it offers. 

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You may think that everyone in Gran Canaria spends all day wearing flip flips but there is much more to Gran Canaria shoes than you'd expect. Here's our guide to buying footwear on sunshine island. 

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With low taxes and some fantastic shopping areas, Gran Canaria is a retail paradise. Here are our top tips for shopping like a local and getting the best value on the island. 

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A lot of people who come to Gran Canaria stock up on perfume because the island has the lowest prices in Europe thanks to its excellent shops and low taxes. 

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Shopping in Gran Canaria is a joy because prices are lower here than anywhere else in Europe and the variety of shops and fashion on offer is huge. Here's the Gran Canaria Info guide to the top places to shop until you drop.

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Sleepy Guía in north Gran Canaria is a spot that most people simply drive past. However, we've scoured its sleepy old quarter and found a few quality spots that make it worth parking up in town and wandering about. Oh, and you have to try the cheese.

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Gran Canaria's capital Las Palmas is a big, bustling place and the outdoor nightlife is fantastic if you know where to go. Here's the Gran Canaria Info guide to a night out in the big city with no roof over your head. 

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The most common question we get in our Gran Canaria Facebook group is "what is the weather going to be like when I come to Gran Canaria?". The short answer is "it's going to be warm and sunny". Here's the long answer...

If you need another good reason to drive around Gran Canaria, this is it: Los Almacigos in the idyllic Guayedra Valley is a stunning outdoor restaurant that serves modern Canarian food made from fruit and veggies grown on site.

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So you're coming to Gran Canaria on holiday and you're wondering what to pack. Here's our guide to men's style that will keep you looking and staying cool everywhere from poolside to Pacha. 

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The huge new Puerto Rico mall, dubbed the Mogán Mall, is set to open next year and will contain over 140 shops plus bars, restaurants and a large Hiperdino supermarket.

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La Bahia del Pajar seafood restaurant is a hidden Gran Canaria gem in the fishing village of El Pajar just east of Arguineguín town.

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The first draft of the new rules designed to replace the troubled 2015 Holiday Rental Law in the Canary Islands has been criticised by almost everyone.

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At last, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has personal tours for small groups that really show you the city from a local perspective. 

Published in Las Palmas

According to the British tabloid press, a swarm of earthquakes is about to trigger a mega eruption of Teide volcano in Tenerife. However, the whole story is nonsense and here's Alex from Gran Canaria Info to explain why.

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