11 days in Maspalomas, Puerto Rico & Artenara Itinerary

11 days in Maspalomas, Puerto Rico & Artenara Itinerary

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11 days in Maspalomas, Puerto Rico & Artenara Itinerary

Start: Maspalomas
1
Maspalomas
— 6 nights
bus:  30​min
2
Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Artenara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Maspalomas

6
nights
Maspalomas

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Thai Holistic Massage has been added to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Casa de Colon, Casa del Perfume Canario, & more) and Neptun (in Melenara). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Playa de Maspalomas, see the vivid underwater world at Reserva Natural El Cabron, make a splash at Aqualand Maspalomas, and browse the different shops at Yumbo Centrum.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Maspalomas trip planner .

If you are flying in from Netherlands, the closest major airports are Gran Canaria Airport, Tenerife South Airport and Tenerife Norte Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Puerto Rico.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, San Bartolome de Tirajana, Neptun, Reserva Natural El Cabron
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Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas
Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach

2
nights
Puerto Rico

Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Anfi Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Tresor Noir, then take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Puerto de Mogan, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Amadores, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Puerto Rico.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Rico online route planner .

Puerto Rico is just a short distance from Maspalomas. In August, daytime highs in Puerto Rico are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Artenara.

Things to do in Puerto Rico

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mogan, Playa de Amadores, Mirador de Puerto de Mogan
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Artenara

Artenara ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico de las Nieves, take in the dramatic natural features at Roque Nublo, see the interesting displays at Museo Etnografico Casas Cuevas, admire the striking features of Arte-Gaia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Juan Bautista, and finally sample the fine beverages at Arehucas Rum Distillery.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Artenara sightseeing planning site .

You can drive from Puerto Rico to Artenara in 2 hours. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Artenara

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Arucas, Pico de las Nieves, Roque Nublo, Basilica de la Virgen del Pino, Las Salinas
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Roque Nublo ©
Roque Nublo
Basilica  de la Virgen del Pino ©
Basilica de la Virgen del Pino
Iglesia de San Juan Bautista ©
Iglesia de San Juan Bautista