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PLAYA DEL INGLES

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General information
Playa del Ingles - the beach
In brief
Market
Restaurants
Bars & discos
Public Transport
Mini train
Taxis

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Med Grancanariatours kan du nyte en deilig og fredelig ferie i en trivelig bungalow beliggende i egen fantastisk bungalowpark i Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria. Bungalowene er frittliggende, med to eller tre soverom og ett eller to baderom, med god plass til opptil seks personer. Du kan slappe av i den fredelige ferieparken, eller hygge deg med turist- bekvemmeligheter som butikker, restauranter, barer eller strender beliggende i gangavstand fra parken. Virkeliggjør drømmen om en herlig ferie i solen på Playa del Ingles’ kilometerlange strender. På solfylte Gran Canaria kan du leie den perfekte ferieboligen hos Grancanariatours, som har en egen park, Dragon Club II, med velutstyrte leiligheter og bungalower. Stranden i Playa del Inglés er i en klasse for seg. En ferie her ved havet på vidunderlige Gran Canaria er bare få flytimer unna. Her kan du nyte solen og kose deg med sommeraktiviteter året rundt. Nyt vinteren på Gran Canaria med sol og finkornete sandstrender, kun få timers flytur unna flere norske avreisebyer. Grancanariatours tilbyr romslige og frittliggende bungalower i en egen vakker park i Playa del Ingles.



General information:
- This modern and popular resort lies for the most part on a plateau overlooking the
sea with hilly roads leading to the beach.
- Towards the south west lies an extensive, wide desert-like area which is not easily
accessible.
- Playa del Ingles lies between San Augustin to the east and Maspalomas and Campo
Internacional to the west.
- Inland there are barren hillsides which turn into rough mountains. The highest mountain,
De Pico Nieves, is 1950m high.
- Playa del Ingles is a spacious and lively resort with no original center or old buildings.
- Although it is a big and bustling town there are -uieter areas.
- The excess of attractive bars, delicious restaurants and many shops make Playa del
Ingles the modern and popular resort that it is.
- The long golden beach with numerous water sport facilities attracts lovers of sun, sea and sand.
- The south westerly part is flat and is made up of white bungalow parks and modern high rise hotels and apartments.
- It is -uieter and greener around the bungalow parks.




Playa del Ingles - the beach
- The beach is about 1800m long and 15 - 60m wide. In the dunes it is up to 1000m wide.
- It is a fine sandy beach with white lava sand.
- There is some plant life in the dunes.
- The sea bed slopes -uite steeply and -uite gradually.
- The breakers and currents can be strong.
- There are sun beds and parasols for hire.
- There is a first aid post and life guard.
- The almost constant wind can blow the sand around.
- There are plenty of cafés and restaurants near the beach.
- There is a large car park near the beach.
- The beach becomes a nudist beach about 1km in the direction of Maspalomas.


In brief:
- There is no real center.
- About 12 shopping and entertainment centers can be found both small and large.
- There are plenty of places to eat with a predominantly international tint.
- About 150 bars, lots of German beer gardens and English pubs, most with a terrace.
- About 10 discos.
- Several disco bars.
- Night clubs.
- Amusement arcades.
- In the 12 shopping centers there are about 800 shops from simple to luxurious.
- The tourist market is to be recommended (twice a week) and a daily market.
- You can combine shopping with going out in Yumbo, Kasbah or Cita.
- Boat and sailing trips (also glass bottom boats).
- Palmitos Park; a bird park about 10km away.
- Jeep, camel and donkey safaris.
- Water fun park in Campo Internacional
- Allez Palace; an evening excursion with an international show.
- Not to be missed - the mini-moke tour when you explore the beautiful countryside
in cars that come straight from the Flintstones.
- Sioux - a western town.
- Golf in Maspalomas (4.5km).
- Windsurfing.
- Sailing.
- Riding on a banana.
- Water skiing.
- Diving (diving school).
- Pedalo and dingy hire.
- Bowling alley.
- Gym.
- Mini golf.
- Jet ski and water scooter hire.
- Roller blade hire.
- Speed boat hire.
- Surf board hire.
- Para sailing.
- Ringo riding.
- A go-kart track opposite the Aero club in San Augustin.
- Mini golf courses in Ro-ue Nublo, San Valentin Park, de Cita and Los Molinos
(opposite the post office)
- Horse riding in Rancho Park and Rancho Grande in Juan Grande.
- S-uash courts in Sun club, Los Tunos, Par-ue Bali and Dunaflor.
- Several banks.
- Exchange offices.
- Cash point machines.
- Doctors’ surgeries and pharmacies.
- Small, private hospital in San Augustin (3km).
- Nearest hospital is in Las Palmas (50km)
- Post office.
- There are telephone offices in most shopping centers.
- Many public phones.
- Flights take about 4 hours and 15 minutes.
- Airport is 30 km away.
- Transfer journey time is 1 hour 15 minutes.
- Bus connection about 3 times an hour.
- Bus to San Augustin, Maspalomas and Las Palmas about 3 times an hour.
- Bus to Puerto Rico and Puerto de Mogan about 4 times an hour.
- Bus to the airport about twice an hour.
- Bus to Campo Internacional about twice a week
- When taking a taxi you should agree on a fare beforehand or ask the driver to
put the meter on.


Market:
Every Wednesday and Saturday morning there is a market in the Spanish -uarter of San Fernando.



Restaurants:
- Barbacan ( Bas-ue and international cuisine)
- Broodje Amsterdam ( Dutch meals) Gran Chaparral
- Casa Gallega ( fish specialities) San Fernando
- Casa Vieja ( Canary restaurant) San Fernando
- Chichi’s (international cuisine)
- Columbus (international cuisine) boulevard
- Compostela ( northern Spanish cuisine) San Fernando
- Gallega Amaiur (Bas-ue restaurant) opposite the golf course
- Het Hollands Eetcafe (Dutch cuisine) opposite the side entrance to Riu Don Miguel
- La Liguria (pizzeria) Avda. De Tirajana
- El Timple ( Canary restaurant) San Fernando
- La Toja (French cuisine) Avda. de Tirajana
- Rias Bajas (fish specialities)
- Steakhouse Belgica in the Aguila Roja and the Cita shoping centers
- Bali (Chinese/ Indonesian) Tinache building
- Merlin (salmon specialities) Avda. De Tirajana



Bars & discos
- Belle Epo-ue (bar/dancing with live band) next to Buenos Aires
- Biervat (Dutch café with Dutch music) 1st floor of the Cita
- Drago (bar/dancing with live band) Tamarindos Sol
- Forum (piano bar) under apartments Buenos Aires
- Disco bar Havanna opposite the Kasbah
- Hawaiian Tasca (disco bar) A-uila Roja
- ‘t Heineken Café (Dutch café) Gran Chaparral
- Pacha Bar (disco bar) opposite the Kasbah
- Zigzag (disco bar) in the Plaza shopping center

There are also various discothe-ues like La Bamba, Joy, Life and Chic (all near the Kasbah)



Public Transport:
SALCAI buses run a regular scheduled service around the southern part of the island.
You will find bus stops for Las Palmas (Directo), Maspalomas, Puerto Rico, San Agustin and
Palmitos Park throughout Playa del Ingles, especially in the main shopping centers.
The buses leave every half an hour. The bus stops can be identified by the green/white
painted pavement edge and the no stopping sign with a P on it.

Mini train:
The mini train does a round trip through Playa del Ingles and you can get on and off at the
El Veril shopping center.

Taxis
You can get a taxi from Playa del Ingles to Maspalomas, San Agustin, Puerto Rico and
Las Palmas amongst other places.

Please refer to the section on “recreation tips”