LAS CANTERAS BEACH
PLAYA DE LAS CANTERAS
The most popular beach in Gran Canaria Las Palmas
Playa de Las Canteras is the main beach of the largest city of the Canary Islands, Las Palmas with 381.123ab. surveyed in 2008 and most important city of the island most populated, most southern of: Gran Canaria ;
Playa de Las canteras is reputed to be one of the best city beaches in Spain.
The ‘joya de la corona’ which is the crown jewel of the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, is sheltered by the sea due to the presence of a barrier of limestone dating back more than 100,000 years old.
The “bar” along a good part of 3,100 meters of length of the beach in parallel to its line of shoreline and at a distance of approximately 200m, to constitute a natural protection to guarantee always calm water, although the affected area is characterized by the presence of strong waves that make it suitable for the practice of surfing and boogie.
Playa de Las Canteras also has a unique ecosystem with its own habitat and abundance of varieties of fish.
As early as June of 2004 has the certification UNE-EN ISO 14001, awarded by AENOR (the Spanish body with the function of normal industrial activities and services).
This certificate guarantees that any service work carried out on the beach and run in total respect of the environment.
In Spain have this certification only two other beaches that are playas de La Concha in San Sebastián and La Victoria in Cadiz.
Although this is a beach town, located in the center of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, is the beach that recalls the splendor of the most remote beaches, being a sort of “Copacabana” European is certainly one of the most beautiful beaches of Gran Canaria and enjoys the affection and attachment of most of its inhabitants, who always live very intensely at each event celebrated its beautiful and long maritime paseo (promenade), or simply to enjoy weekends, public holidays or their free time and every time is the right to live playa de Las Canteras by its inhabitants and the number of works, renovation and maintenance carried out here by the public, are a clear sign of attachment to this beach symbol of the city of Las Palmas (Canary chief town of the province of Eastern and important seat of government), by its inhabitants.
Playa de Las Canteras is characterized by sand-colored surprisingly clear for a beach town, with clear waters and a generally calm, this also thanks to the natural location of a small settlement of sedimentary rocks (volcanic), close to the shore , right in front of this.
The beach of Las Canteras is quite wide and runs along the bay town until the Alfredo Kraus (important architectural work in a modern style and a congress) Therefore, she is much loved and shown with pride.
The value of a beach so beautiful, it goes beyond that received compared to what you find in a tourist destination, do not forget that the city is a commercial vocation, linked to the activity of its important port (tourist and business), bound services, as well as the bureaucracy of decision-making and administrative buildings of the Government;
but the fact that it is first and foremost a beach town devoted more to stay in business and residential, it obscures the beauty, but rather enhances its unique charm.
A Gran Canaria Las Palmas , as the whole island is almost always good weather prevails and those who live there uses this plus, appreciating the opportunity to live by a beach where you can sunbathe, play with sand or with friends or playing the sport of table and windsurfing whenever he wants it or have time.
Las Canteras and its immediate vicinity are coveted seats by companies and businessmen and a thriving market for rental properties, apartments, residences and aparthotels lives next door to the hotel facilities classic, with prices obviously higher than the average of what you can find outside of this area, Playa de Las Canteras is a short distance compared to the commercial and tourist port of Las Palmas airport also houses important that cruise ships.
Playa de Las Canteras in short, is a great place to meet and relax for tourists and business people being right in the center and supply as well as the magnificent sea, also features several facilities in the immediate vicinity, or other comodià to exploit their own place, such as the presence in some parts of the beautiful promenade (reserved exclusively for pedestrians, so quiet), free wifi made available in some places by the municipal administration for the guests and anhée for their citizens .
In Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, there really is a little “Copacabana” in Europe, is called Playa de las Canteras .
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