The Best Family Hotels In Gran Canaria

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The 7 Best Kid-Friendly Hotels In Gran Canaria

Luxury

Radisson Blu (Puerto de Mogan)

10 minutes from the beach. 2 swimming pools with a hot tub, as well as 1 pool for children. Main restaurant offers themed buffet dinners and pre-show dining, while the à-la-carte restaurant serves international fine dining cuisine. There is a spa and fitness centre for the adults. Family rooms have double beds and single beds or for larger families there are suites which have 2 bedrooms and then a sofa bed too.

Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort (Meloneras)

900 yards from Maspalomas Beach. Luxury hotel features heated lagoon-style swimming pools set in beautiful, tropical gardens. spa, casino and an artificial beach with loungers. There is a restaurant which serves nouvelle cuisine plus buffet restaurants, cafés and a cocktail bar. 

H10 Playa Melonaras Palace (Meloneras)

Next to the beach. There are 3 swimming pools, a sun terrace, spa and striking design inspired by Gaudí. There are 2 restaurants, plus a poolside bar-café and 2 other bars. There are tennis courts and a mini club for children. The lively resort of Playa del Inglés is around 10 minutes’ drive away.

Mid-Range

Palm Oasis (Maspalomas)

Surrounded by tropical gardens this hotel has outdoor pools include waterfalls, hot tubs and a water slide.  The restaurant serves à la carte and buffet meals, as well as hosting barbecue nights. There is also a pool bar. Families love the playground, kids club, family rooms and pool.

Apartamentos Cordial Mogán Valle (Puerto de Mogán)

Metres from the beach and surrounded by tropical gardens. Apartments are luxurious and modern, with a kitchenette and a private balcony with great views of the stunning Mogán Valley. There is a huge outdoor pool and adults will enjoy the Turkish bath at the spa. There is also a miniclub and pool for children. Also a restaurant at the complex.

Budget

Vista Verde Beach Mate (Maspalomas)

Featuring garden views, an outdoor swimming pool, a garden, barbecue facilities and a terrace. This aparthotel provides guests with a patio, pool views and self catering facilities in rooms. Aqualand Maspalomas is 3.7 miles from Vista Verde Beach Mate, while Maspalomas Lighthouse is 2.7 miles from the property. 

Apartamentos las Góndolas (Playa del Ingles)

There is a swimming pool and a spacious terrace with views of the beach. Each apartment has self catering facilities. Ideal accommodation for families and groups of friends. Playa del Inglés Beach is a 2 minute walk away.

Gran Canaria with Kids – Tips and Recommendations

  • Go to Aqualand in Maspalomas.  There are separate sections for kids of different ages. Under threes, or those under 90cm get free entry.
  • Take a camel safari in the natural reserve of Maspalomas Dunes.
  • Head to the funfair! Holidayworld in Maspalomas, with plenty of attractions, shows and more.
  • Go dolphin and whale watching with The Spirit of the Seas boat trip .
  • Hit the beach. There are plenty of huge sandy beaches. At Las Canteras Beach you may see sandcastle artists creating wonderful sand sculptures.