Tag: outdoor activities

  • Hiking routes using public transport

    Hiking routes using public transport

    Gran Canaria is great for hiking and there are many routes for different levels of fitness. But digital nomads are usually living in the capital city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, where you don’t have many options to hike. Since not everyone drives a car (and in high season it can be even very […]

  • Playa Montaña Arena – Nudist beach

    Playa Montaña Arena – Nudist beach

    In the south between Meloneras and Arguineguín you’ll find quite some small hidden beaches. One of them is Playa Montaña Arena. It’s a nudist beach so you’ll run into a lot of fully naked people (mainly men), but it’s not mandatory and you’ll find a lot of textiles (people wearing a bathing suit) or topless […]

  • Bodega Los Berrazales in Agaete (Finca La Laja)

    Bodega Los Berrazales in Agaete (Finca La Laja)

    Visit the only coffee plantation in Europe! The guided tour shows you not only their coffee plantation, but also winery and their tropical fruits. You’ll pay €8 for the guided tour, that includes a small wine tasting.  You can visit them from Monday – Friday between 10AM and 5PM and in the weekend between 10AM […]

  • Outdoor climbing routes in Gran Canaria

    Outdoor climbing routes in Gran Canaria

    Gran Canaria is an incredible versatile island and heaven on earth for all sport lovers. If you’re into climbing, you won’t get bored easily. The most popular area for climbing is Tamadaba, with 170 climbing routes. Also Fataga and Sorrueda have over 100 routes, but are definitely less popular than the Barranco de Moya in […]

  • Can I see Tenerife from Gran Canaria?

    Can I see Tenerife from Gran Canaria?

    Yes, you can! When the sky is clear (no calima) you can see Tenerife very clear, from several points on the island. Sometimes the hill in Galdar is mistaken for El Teide, the highest point in Spain, so it’s good to keep this in mind: if you can only see one mountain, it’s Galdar. If […]

  • The Dunes Of Maspalomas

    The Dunes Of Maspalomas

    The dunes of Maspalomas are one of the hotspots you must visit when you are in Gran Canaria. The dunes are located on the southwest coast of the island and are a protected nature reserve since 1987. A lot of people think that the sand was imported from the Sahara but this is not the […]