Agaete is a small fishing village located in the north-east of Gran Canaria. It is one of the traditional resorts of the island that has been untouched by mass tourism and where the way of life is very laid back. Its coastline is beautiful, the white-washed houses that line the streets are picturesque and it is a great hub for exploring the rest of the island.
Cheap holidays to Agaete are very popular and the island can be reached from most regional airports. The resort of Agaete can be reached relatively easily from the airport either from a taxi, car hire or bus transfer. Make sure you check the Cheekytrip comparison site to compare cheap holidays from your local airport. Direct flights to Gran Canaria tend to be around 4 hours long.
Agaete is at its busiest and best self during the summer period which runs from Spring until Autumn. Temperatures reach at least the high 20s on most days throughout this period making it a very reliable destination in terms of the climate. Prices tend to be slightly cheaper outside of these months from Autumn to Spring but not massively as you can bag some great deals every month of the year. Visiting in the summertime is best for anyone who wants to soak up the sun and enjoy the peak activities of the town whereas visiting in the offseason might be a good idea if you want to do a bit more exploring in the slightly cooler temperatures.
One of the best things to do in Agaete is to swim in the natural pools of El Charco Azul. This is becoming an increasingly popular site with both locals and tourists and the refreshing waters are ideal for cooling off from the sizzling sunshine. Another great activity worth mentioning is a hike to Roque Noblo. Not only is the route extremely scenic, but the views from the top are simply breathtaking - don’t forget to bring your camera!
Agaete also has some top of the range accommodation on offer for visitors including some stylish apartments, modern all inclusive hotels with fantastic facilities and vibrant hostels if you are looking to save some money and make new friends. The restaurants in the region are also amongst the best on the island. Places like Ragu offer up some simply scrumptious dishes which include local and Italian food. As it is a seaside village, many of the restaurants have seafood specialities that are certainly worth trying.
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