Las Canteras Beach, one of the biggest urban beaches in the world

Las Canteras Beach, in Spanish “Playa de las Canteras”, is a beach located in the city of Las Palmas of Gran Canaria, in the Canary Islands, Spain. This beach is known to be one of the biggest urban beaches in the world.

The beach has very fine sand, which is protected by rocky reefs. The sand changes its color varying from gold to black but remains always fine.

“Las Cantera Beach” is an ideal place to diving because the waters of the beach are protected and there live many different marine species. There is an area in the beach known as “Playa Chica”, where you can dive in the reef and see many different and beautiful marine species. The waves of “Las Canteras Beach” are very appreciated too by surfers all around the world.

Along the beach, there is a promenade populated by all kind of services you can imagine: from bars to restaurants, hotels and all kind of shops. Shower, toilers, hammock rental, sports zone with volleyball nets, sports zone to play football… all you can imagine is there.

The downsides of this beach are the habitual downsides of every famous beach in a tourist area: the beach may be crowded especially in the high season, and you have to pay attention to your belongings to avoid unpleasant surprises.

If you want to learn more about the “Playa de las Canteras”, the website “Mi Playa de las Canteras” offers you a lot of articles, live webcams, and the weather forecast for the beach.

Spain, Canarias, Las Palmas

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The average score from the community for this beach is 5/5.
This beach has a length of 2250 m, and a width of 50 m.
The occupancy grade is normally high and it is an urban beach.
The sand type is golden and the swim conditions are quiet waters.

Community rate

5 / 5


Map view


Nearest street view to Las Canteras


Forecast for the next days at Las Canteras

Sunday 13
sky is clear
Min: 16.28 ℃
Max: 18.91 ℃
Morning 18.91 ℃
Evening 18.91 ℃
Night 16.28 ℃
Wind speed 2.03 m/s
Wind direction 29 º (NNE)
Monday 14
light rain
Min: 16.59 ℃
Max: 21.2 ℃
Morning 19.39 ℃
Evening 17.48 ℃
Night 16.59 ℃
Wind speed 5.22 m/s
Wind direction 27 º (NNE)
Tuesday 15
overcast clouds
Min: 16.01 ℃
Max: 18.13 ℃
Morning 16.01 ℃
Evening 16.75 ℃
Night 16.29 ℃
Wind speed 4.27 m/s
Wind direction 42 º (NE)

Ultraviolet index

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Hotels near Las Canteras

Hotel Casa Mozart

Hotel Casa Mozart, in the nearby from Las Canteras

1 Km

10 / 10

España, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

La Casa de Vegueta

La Casa de Vegueta, in the nearby from Las Canteras

5 Km

10 / 10

España, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Comfort Near Las Canteras Beach

Comfort Near Las Canteras Beach, in the nearby from Las Canteras

0 Km

10 / 10

España, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Apartamento 1o linea Playa de Las Canteras - Nuevo

Apartamento 1o linea Playa de Las Canteras - Nuevo, in the nearby from Las Canteras

0 Km

10 / 10

España, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Surf House Las Palmas

Surf House Las Palmas, in the nearby from Las Canteras

1 Km

10 / 10

España, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Features

Anchoring zone

Bar

Blue flag

Hammock rental

Handicapped access

Lifeguard

Litter baskets

Parking

Promenade

Playground area

Restaurant

Scuba diving

Public transportation

Shower

Surf zone

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1 thought on “Las Canteras Beach, one of the biggest urban beaches in the world”

  1. La playa Las Canteras situada en Las Palmas de Gran Canaria es una playa de arena de 2250 metros de longitud. La playa cuenta con servicios básicos como acceso para discapacitados, aseos o aparcamiento.


    Las Canteras beach located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a 2250 meter long sandy beach. The beach has basic services such as access for the disabled, toilets or parking. (This comment has been automatically translated from Spanish to English.).

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