Playa del Ingles is one of the busiest and most popular resorts on the island of Gran Canaria. It is purpose built for tourism and experiences large waves of visitors, especially during the summer months, each and every year. Some of the main reasons for its popularity include its white sandy beaches, glorious sunshine all-year-round and vibrant nightlife.
Holidays to Playa del Ingles are big hit with us Brits and the region can be reached from most airports in the UK. There are many direct flights to the island’s main airport and Playa del Ingles is just a simple transfer from there. Make sure you check the Cheekytrip comparison site to compare holidays from your local airport. Direct flights to Gran Canaria tend to be around 4 hours, meaning if you take a morning flight, you can be sipping on a nice cold beer or cocktail by late afternoon!
Playa del Ingles enjoys its busiest and arguably best period during the summer. Temperatures tend to reach the high 20s very consistently throughout these summer months and if you want to score a bargain, you can find that prices are usually a little bit cheaper outside of these months from autumn to spring even though the temperature still manages to reach the high teens. This off-season might be the ideal time to visit if you want to save a bit of cash and escape the cold of the UK! However, if you like the hustle and bustle of a party resort, the summer time is when we would recommend you visit.
The incredible beach is what attracts many people to the resort which is made up of a wide, golden stretch of sandy beach that runs all the way to the sand dunes of Maspalomas. Water sports are prominent here too, with things like jet skiing, scuba diving and banana boat rides just some of your options. If you venture further into the town you will find the Plaza Maspalomas. There is a market here every Wednesday and Saturday with a mixture of fabrics, souvenirs and local produce to purchase. The nightlife in Playa del Ingles is another major factor for people visiting the region. The town comes alive at night with its amazing selection of bars, pubs and clubs.
There is a wide selection of accommodation options in Playa del Ingles. Cheap and cheerful hotels make up the largest part of the properties with some all inclusive choices in there too. There are also some trendy apartments to choose from as well as a few hostels. The dining options at the resort are similarly impressive. You can expect to find Spanish, British, Italian, Indian and Mexican classics and some delicious fast food places that are open until the early hours.
If a holiday to Playa del Ingles in Gran Canaria sounds right up your street, we can certainly help you out. Cheekytrip is a price comparison site with holiday offers from over three dozen travel companies. Since they are all competing for your business, prices are very competitive. To find the best deal, simply enter your dates, destination and point of departure into our search engine and within a matter of minutes, we'll find you the ideal Playa del Ingles holiday. As offers and prices change daily, it’s best not to delay so go ahead and book now!