The Best Hotels in Gran Canaria

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Gran Canaria. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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This luxury complex, set in tropical gardens, is 400 metres from Gran Canaria’s Maspalomas Dunes. Spanish colonial-style… See more

This luxury complex, set in tropical gardens, is 400 metres from Gran Canaria’s Maspalomas Dunes. Spanish colonial-style villas have private balconies or terraces, and there is a free spa and a heated outdoor pool.

Air-conditioned villas at Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia are decorated in relaxing blues and yellows by French interior designer Alberto Pinto. They have modern facilities like satellite TV and free Wi-Fi.

Grand Hotel Residencia guests have free access to the spa’s gym, hydro-massage saltwater pool, sauna and Turkish bath. Free Taichi and agua-gym classes are also available at the neighbouring Seaside Palm Beach.

The restaurant serves Canarian and international cuisine. It has an outdoor terrace with views of the lush gardens and mountains. There is a poolside snack bar and a piano bar.

Guests have free access to a tennis court and other facilities in the Hotel Seaside Palm Beach complex 200 metres away, and Meloneras Golf Course is 2 km from the hotel. There is also a DVD library with films in various languages.

Rooms from $470

Hotel Riu Palace Oasis

Rated 8.9 in 2580 reviews

Hotel Riu Palace Oasis is located on Maspalomas Beach and offers direct access to the beach, large lush garden, 3 heated… See more

Hotel Riu Palace Oasis is located on Maspalomas Beach and offers direct access to the beach, large lush garden, 3 heated pools and a spa center.

The hotel also offers a gym and evening entertainment. There is also a children's pool, playground and a RiuLand Kids club.

Air-conditioned rooms come with a kettle and a private bathroom with a shower, double sink and vanity mirror. A hairdryer, bathrobe and free toiletries are provided.

Playa del Ingles is 6 km from the accommodation, while Maspalomas is 2.4 km away. The nearest airport is Gran Canaria Airport, 36 km from Hotel Riu Palace Oasis.

Rooms from $434

Situated by the lighthouse that gives it its name, the hotel overlooks the sea and is just a few strides from the… See more

Situated by the lighthouse that gives it its name, the hotel overlooks the sea and is just a few strides from the southern end of Maspalomas beach. The property has one swimming pool included and there is also a second pool on the rooftop which is subject to additional charges.

Thanks to the hotel’s unbeatable location, it offers spectacular views over a 6 km stretch of sand dunes and the ocean that bathes them. This 5-star hotel is flooded by daylight and has a functional and urban interior and décor.

Close by there are 3, 18-hole golf courses, where golfers can enjoy their sport 365 days a year and benefit from the special services this establishment makes available.

The hotel is well known for its excellent cuisine: in both the buffet restaurant and the à-la-carte restaurant you will find a high level of quality and service.

Rooms from $273

Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel

Rated 9.1 in 3502 reviews

Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel is situated in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, a 5-minute walk from Las Palmas Marina… See more

Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel is situated in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, a 5-minute walk from Las Palmas Marina and surrounded by extensive gardens. This hotel features an outdoor pool, 3 restaurants, a rooftop bar, a wellness centre and free WiFi.

The spacious, air-conditioned rooms have flat screen TV and a bathroom with a rain-effect shower. Most have balcony or terrace with garden views.

The Santa Catalina’s wellness centre offers hot tubs, Turkish baths and beauty treatments. A fitness centre is available for free. Guests can access the spa for an extra cost.

The Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel 5 * GL has 3 restaurants: "Poemas by hermanos Padrón" with the Michelin Star, 1890 La Bodeguita, specialised in tapas, and Muxgo by Borja Marrero restaurant with the first Michelin Green Star in Spain, featuring a cuisine based in local products KM0. Guest can also enjoy a cocktail in the piano bar Carabela and in the Alis Roof Top Bar.

Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel is a 10-minute drive from Puerto de la Luz and Las Canteras Beach. Vegueta historic district is also a 10-minute drive away. Gran Canaria Airport is a 20-minute drive from the hotel.

Rooms from $158

Radisson Blu Resort Gran Canaria

Rated 9.0 in 1676 reviews

Offering accommodation with large balconies and ocean views, Radisson Blu Resort Gran Canaria features 2 outdoor… See more

Offering accommodation with large balconies and ocean views, Radisson Blu Resort Gran Canaria features 2 outdoor swimming pools, one of which is a saltwater pool, and 2 children's pools.

Located just 50 metres from Aquamarina and Patalavaca Beaches, the resort offers a spa. The rooftop restaurant has spectacular ocean views and serves local and international cuisine. There is also a poolside bar and an outdoor lobby bar with great ocean views.

The spa features a hot tub, sauna and Turkish bath, and it offers massages and a range of beauty treatments. There is also a gym, tennis courts and other sports courts on site.

The on-site restaurant, La Canaria, serves 7 times a week a buffet with cold, warm plates and desserts. Every evening we have a different theme night; Spanish Buffet, Italian Buffet, Tex-Mex buffet, international Buffet, Outside Barbeque.

All spacious, air-conditioned rooms and suites at Radisson Blu Resort Gran Canaria have modern décor. There is a seating area with satellite TV, free Wi-Fi and a bathroom with a bathrobe and slippers. The elegant suites include a kitchen with an induction hob, microwave, oven and Nespresso coffee maker.

Located in Arguineguin, the hotel is less than 3 km from Puerto Rico. Gran Canaria Airport is a 30-minute drive away.

Rooms from $266

Hotel Cordial Mogán Playa

Rated 8.9 in 3898 reviews

Cordial Mogan Playa Hotel is a large complex built in the style of a Canarian village. Set in tropical gardens, it… See more

Cordial Mogan Playa Hotel is a large complex built in the style of a Canarian village. Set in tropical gardens, it features 2 outdoor swimming pool, spa and rooms with balconies.

The hotel offers bright, attractive décor. Its rooms have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

The 1 Michelin Star-Awarded restaurant Los Guayres à-la-carte restaurant serves a range of traditional, Canarian dishes and buffet cuisine is on offer in the Tamarona restaurant. There are also 2 pool bars, a lounge bar and a terrace, there is a dress code in order to be able to get in to the restaurant. It is not allowed the entrance with short pants, sandals nor sleeveless shirts.

The spa at the Cordial Playa Mogan has a hot tub and sauna. There are a range of treatments on offer, including wraps, massages and aromatherapy. The resort covers an area of 48 000 square metres.

The property offers activities such as diving and cycling for an extra charge.

Rooms from $184

Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort & Spa

Rated 8.8 in 2290 reviews

Set 800 metres from Gran Canaria’s Maspalomas Beach, this luxury complex features a spa, casino and heated lagoon-style… See more

Set 800 metres from Gran Canaria’s Maspalomas Beach, this luxury complex features a spa, casino and heated lagoon-style swimming pools set in tropical gardens. Each room has a private balcony.

Rooms at the Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort & Spa are spacious and elegant, with marble floors and air conditioning. They all have satellite TV, a minibar and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and bathrobes.

The Costa Meloneras Resort’s stylish Ambassador restaurant serves nouvelle cuisine. The complex also offers buffet restaurants, cafés and a cocktail bar.

The Lopesan Spa offers a hydrotherapy circuit and salt grotto. A wide range of wellness treatments is available. The complex also features an artificial beach and sun terraces with loungers.

Situated next to Maspalomas Lighthouse, the Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort is a 10-minute walk from Maspalomas Dunes. The hotel offers a free shuttle service to Meloneras Golf Course, just 1.5km away.

Rooms from $236

Facing the beachfront, Hotel Riu Palace Maspalomas - Adults Only offers 5-star accommodation in Maspalomas and has an… See more

Facing the beachfront, Hotel Riu Palace Maspalomas - Adults Only offers 5-star accommodation in Maspalomas and has an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre and garden. Boasting a 24-hour front desk, this property also welcomes guests with a restaurant and a terrace. The accommodation features evening entertainment and free WiFi throughout the property.

At the hotel, each room includes a balcony. Complete with a private bathroom fitted with a shower and free toiletries, all rooms at Hotel Riu Palace Maspalomas - Adults Only have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and some rooms are fitted with a seating area. At the accommodation the rooms include bed linen and towels.

A buffet breakfast is available each morning at Hotel Riu Palace Maspalomas - Adults Only.

Popular points of interest near the hotel include Playa del Ingles Beach, Yumbo Centre and Cita Shopping Center. The nearest airport is Gran Canaria Airport, 29 km from Hotel Riu Palace Maspalomas - Adults Only.

Rooms from $176

Casa León Royal Retreat

Rated 9.2 in 161 reviews

Located in Maspalomas, 5.7 km from Aqualand Maspalomas, Casa León Royal Retreat provides accommodation with an outdoor… See more

Located in Maspalomas, 5.7 km from Aqualand Maspalomas, Casa León Royal Retreat provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a garden. 11 km from Yumbo Centre and 23 km from Anfi Tauro Golf Course, the property features a restaurant and a bar. Providing free WiFi throughout the property, the allergy-free hotel features a hot tub and entertainment staff.

At the hotel, the rooms include a desk. Complete with a private bathroom equipped with a shower and free toiletries, all units at Casa León Royal Retreat have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and certain rooms here will provide you with a terrace. At the accommodation every room has bed linen and towels.

A buffet, vegetarian or vegan breakfast can be enjoyed at the property.

You can play billiards, table tennis and darts at Casa León Royal Retreat, and the area is popular for cycling.

Maspalomas Golf Course is 11 km from the hotel, while Maspalomas Lighthouse is 11 km away. The nearest airport is Gran Canaria, 35 km from Casa León Royal Retreat, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $278

Parador de Cruz de Tejeda

Rated 8.5 in 2242 reviews

Set at one of the highest points of Gran Canaria, Parador Cruz de Tejeda offers panoramic views and an extensive spa… See more

Set at one of the highest points of Gran Canaria, Parador Cruz de Tejeda offers panoramic views and an extensive spa. Each spacious room has free WiFi.

Surrounded by mountains and forests, the Parador is 9 km from the town of Tejeda. The city of Las Palmas is 35 km away and the beaches of Playa del Inglés are 45 km away. There is free private parking at the hotel.

Rooms at Cruz de Tejeda are uniquely decorated and have lots of natural light. Rooms are air-conditioned and include a minibar and satellite TV.

The Parador serves traditional Canarian cuisine in its elegant restaurant.

The Parador Cruz de Tejeda's spa offers a wide range of treatments including peels, massage, all available upon prior reservation.

Rooms from $96

Suites 1478

Rated 9.5 in 364 reviews

Set in the historic Vegueta district of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Suites 1478 features a rooftop terrace with views of… See more

Set in the historic Vegueta district of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Suites 1478 features a rooftop terrace with views of the Cathedral.

Rooms at Suites 1478 offer a classic décor and feature air conditioning, heating, and free WiFi. Every room comes with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom provided with a rain shower and a hairdryer. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Other facilities at the property include a terrace with views of the cathedral.

Guests will find shops, bars, restaurants and cultural landmarks within a short walk. Casa Museo Colon is 200 metres from Suites 1478 while Calle Triana is 400 metres from the property.

Rooms from $146

Located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, in Vegueta neighbourhood, VEINTIUNO Emblematic Hotels - Adults Only offers… See more

Located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, in Vegueta neighbourhood, VEINTIUNO Emblematic Hotels - Adults Only offers accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool and a terrace with views of the cathedral.

The property is around a 2-minute walk from Casa Museo Colon or Museo Canario. Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno is also within walking-distance.

Featuring a private bathroom, rooms at VEINTIUNO also offer air conditioning, a work desk and free WiFi. A smart TV is also available.

Breakfast is available every morning, and includes continental and à la carte options.

The nearest airport is Gran Canaria Airport, 18 km from VEINTIUNO Emblematic Hotels - Adults Only.

Rooms from $132

Salobre Hotel Resort & Serenity

Rated 9.1 in 577 reviews

Set within the 18-hole Salobre Golf Course, Salobre Hotel Resort & Serenity features 7 outdoor swimming pools and a spa… See more

Set within the 18-hole Salobre Golf Course, Salobre Hotel Resort & Serenity features 7 outdoor swimming pools and a spa. This hotel is 15 minutes' drive from Maspalomas.

Guest rooms at the resort are equipped with a terrace with mountain views as well as a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom with free toiletries and a bath. A safe is available at no extra charge. Salobre Hotel Resort & Serenity features 3 restaurants offering a wide range of international and local dishes.

Guests can also have a drink in one of the 3 bars available. The wellness centre offers a variety of facial and body treatments. Guests can also join the on-site gym or sports activities such as yoga, basketball or cycling.

The property offers a free shuttle to Meloneras Beach. Playa del Ingles is 7 km from Salobre Hotel Resort & Serenity, while Playa de las Burras is 10 km from the property. The nearest airport is Gran Canaria Airport, 31 km from the property.

Please note that both the Sunset Pool and the Spa Centre are adults only. Please note beach transfer is possible every hour from 11:00 to 18:00, subject to availability. Please note that the Gala dinner on the 31st December is included for all rates. Half board dinners are buffet-style. All guests will need to provide a valid ID, including children. Please note that guests must present the credit card used to make the reservation on arrival. Since 17th October 2022, The New and The Old Course merged to feature three different loops by combining the Old Course’s 18 holes and holes 1 to 3 and 13 to 18 of par 36 New Course that will defy you to enjoy the challenges of a course with unparalleled personality.

Rooms from $212

This property is 10 minutes far from the beach. Featuring an on-site fitness centre and a spa, Radisson Blu Resort &… See more

This property is 10 minutes far from the beach. Featuring an on-site fitness centre and a spa, Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Mogan, Gran Canaria is located in Puerto de Mogan. This resort offers 2 swimming pools with a hot tub, as well as 1 pool for children.

All spacious, air-conditioned rooms and suites at Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Gran Canaria Mogan have modern décor and large balconies or terraces. There is a seating area with satellite TV and Apple TV, free WiFi and a bathroom with a bathrobe and slippers.

The spa features an indoor pool with water jets, a hot tub, sauna and a Turkish bath. Massages and a range of beauty treatments are also available.

The main restaurant Larder offers themed buffet dinners and pre-show dining, while the à-la-carte Filini restaurant serves international fine dining cuisine. Guests can also enjoy a drink and snacks from the Pool Bar II Taglio, as well as from the Pool Lounge.

Other facilities at the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Mogan, Gran Canaria include a rock climbing tower, a tennis and volleyball court, and a running track.

An array of activities are offered in the area, such as snorkelling, diving and cycling. Maspalomas is 18 km from Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Mogan, Gran Canaria, while Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is 46 km away. The nearest airport is Gran Canaria Airport, 38 km from Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Mogan, Gran Canaria.

Rooms from $162

Seaside Palm Beach

Rated 8.8 in 497 reviews

Situated 100 metres from Gran Canaria’s Maspalomas Beach, Seaside Palm Beach offers a lagoon-style swimming pool, a spa… See more

Situated 100 metres from Gran Canaria’s Maspalomas Beach, Seaside Palm Beach offers a lagoon-style swimming pool, a spa and tropical gardens. Each stylish room has a furnished balcony and free Wi-Fi.

The hotel’s colourful retro interiors were designed by Alberto Pinto. Each modern, air-conditioned room is decorated in one of 4 different colour schemes. All rooms include satellite TV and a minibar.

Activities such as yoga, tennis and water aerobics are available for free. The spa includes saunas, a heated saltwater hot tub and a heated saltwater pool.

During winter season, guests can choose to eat in the Palm Beach’s gourmet restaurant or Italian Trattoria, or enjoy a buffet meal outside on the terrace. The complex also has a poolside bar and cocktail lounge.

Seaside Palm Beach is located next to the Maspalomas Sand Dunes, and less than 3 km from Maspalomas Golf Course. The lively centre of Playa del Inglés is 4 km away. Airport transfers for up to 10 people can be arranged for an extra cost.

Rooms from $231

Lopesan Baobab Resort

Rated 8.7 in 1694 reviews

Lopesan Baobab Resort is a luxurious resort set in tropical gardens with African-style decór throughout. It features a… See more

Lopesan Baobab Resort is a luxurious resort set in tropical gardens with African-style decór throughout. It features a large outdoor swimming pool and is 600 metres from Maspalomas Beach.

Rooms at the Lopesan are elegant and spacious. All feature air conditioning and a balcony. The bathrooms have toiletries and bathrobes. A safe is available for a surcharge.

The Baobab’s Pili Pili Restaurant specialises in grilled meats and seafood, while the Akara offers African cuisine. There is a buffet restaurant, as well as 2 stylish poolside bars and a coffee shop.

The Lopesan also has a children's club and a babysitting service. The hotel's 24-hour reception provides luggage storage.

The Baobab Resort offers impressive views of the Atlantic Ocean. It is just 10 minutes’ walk from Maspalomas lighthouse and the seafront path.

Rooms from $225

Santa Monica Suites Hotel

Rated 9.2 in 1090 reviews

Santa Monica Suites Hotel is a lovely hotel with spectacular views of Maspalomas Natural Park and its famous sand dunes… See more

Santa Monica Suites Hotel is a lovely hotel with spectacular views of Maspalomas Natural Park and its famous sand dunes, on the island of Gran Canaria.

The suites at this property feature a twin bedroom and a lounge with satellite TV. Rooms can include a terrace or balcony.

The hotel boasts 1 large outdoor swimming pools, where you can take a dip. There is also a spa centre on site, where you can enjoy a relaxing massage, and a Finnish sauna for an extra cost.

The hotel offers an a la carte restaurant, as well as a chill-out area with impressive views of the Maspalomas Dunes. Guests can use the free WiFi area.

The younger ones can enjoy the children’s play area.

Rooms from $392

Hotel Parque Tropical

Rated 9.0 in 770 reviews

Set in lush tropical gardens, Hotel Parque Tropical is 80 metres from the beach. It has a large outdoor pool, and the… See more

Set in lush tropical gardens, Hotel Parque Tropical is 80 metres from the beach. It has a large outdoor pool, and the spacious rooms have a flat-screen satellite TV and a balcony or terrace.

The hotel has large gardens and a sun terrace with loungers. Sports and games include table tennis, billiards, tennis courts and minigolf. Varied seasonal entertainment is also offered.

Hotel Parque Tropical offers a massage service. There is also a free WiFi hotspot, a TV room and a children’s play area. An entertainment programme is available, including night shows.

The main restaurant offers a range of international and Canarian dishes. A poolside bar serves ice cream, cocktails and milkshakes. You can also experience show cooking, as well as a natural juice bar.

The large, popular Playa del Inglés Beach is just 600 metres away. A wide selection of shops, bars and restaurants can be found within 5 minutes’ walk. A bus stop is located outside the hotel.

Rooms from $254

Marina Suites Gran Canaria

Aparthotel

Rated 9.0 in 759 reviews

Set beside Puerto Rico Marina in Gran Canaria, this modern aparthotel offers views over the Atlantic Ocean from its… See more

Set beside Puerto Rico Marina in Gran Canaria, this modern aparthotel offers views over the Atlantic Ocean from its outdoor infinity swimming pool. Rooms come with satellite TV and a private balcony.

All of the Marina Suites offer free Wi-Fi and air conditioning, and are decorated in white. They all come with a kitchen with a hob and microwave, and the private bathrooms contain a hairdryer.

Guests can enjoy a variety of international breakfast at the Atlantic Pool Bar with views of the Atlantic Ocean. The Yacht Club Bar offers board games and a big screen.

The hotel offers an adutls area with 2 outdoor hot tubs and baliness beds, as well as a fitness center. Reception is open 24 hours a day, allowing you greater flexibility during your stay.

Anfi Tauro Golf Course is just 5 minutes’ drive away from Marina Suites. Amadores Beach is a 10-minute walk away.

Rooms from $153

Club Maspalomas Suites are an Adults Only property located in the quiet Campo International Maspalomas area of Gran… See more

Club Maspalomas Suites are an Adults Only property located in the quiet Campo International Maspalomas area of Gran Canaria. The hotel's large swimming pool offers a semi-Olympic sized lane and is surrounded by an extensive terrace with hammocks and Balinese beds.

All rooms at the property feature a flat-screen TV and air conditioning or central heating depending on the period. There is a fully equipped private bathroom with shower and free toiletries. A minibar is available at an extra cost.

There is also a spa with a swimming pool featuring jets and waterfalls. Guests will also find a Finnish sauna, Turkish bath and ice fountain. Guests have free, unlimited access to the spa and the fitness centre. A variety of wellness treatments are available at an extra cost.

The suites offer a buffet restaurant with show cooking, as well as an à-la-carte restaurant on site. There is also a poolside bar where guests can relax with a drink.

An airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.

Rooms from $245