Adventure in the Sun

August 22 2011

Since package holidays revolutionised the travel market in the 1980’s Gran Canaria, Spain, has been a popular choice for leisure travellers.

They are attracted to Gran Canaria, by the warm hospitality, beautiful landscapes and above all guaranteed sunshine throughout the year. 

Initially most holiday makers spent most of their time in Gran Canaria, relaxing by hotel pools, sipping cocktails and exploring local shops and places of interest. 

In recent years this has changed, as travellers begin to realise that Gran Canaria, is the perfect destination for adventure holidays. 

Rather than spending all day by the pool, fun loving visitors are enjoying activities including cycling, diving, hiking, horse riding, sky adventure, surfing, fishing and hiking in glorious sunshine in Gran Canaria, Spain. 

Adventure holidays in Gran Canaria, are enormously popular with visitors of all ages across the globe. 

Gran Canaria, Spain boasts some of the best golf courses in the world. Golfers of all abilities, from casual players to the most serious competitors, can choose from a range of championship quality courses. The biggest advantage of a golf adventure holiday in Gran Canaria, is the guaranteed hot and dry weather. It certainly beats playing golf in driving rain!

Holiday makers who visit Gran Canaria for a diving adventure holiday certainly don’t mind getting wet, in the beautiful warm oceans, surrounding the island. 

The fantastic weather conditions and the geography of the island combine to make Gran Canaria the perfect destination for surfing adventure holidays. 

Those who prefer a gentler pace can enjoy hiking in Gran Canaria, in the stunning unspoilt countryside. Knowledgeable locals can recommend walks for visitors of all ages and abilities. Many visitors like to take a leisurely pace during the early afternoon as temperatures raise. Its times like this that the local restaurants, coffee shops and bars provide a welcome break from a busy morning hike.

If you prefer others to take the strain, why not try horse riding in Gran Canaria, and see this beautiful country from the saddle. There are beautiful animals and stunning bridal tracks to enjoy. There can be no better way to spend a holiday than on horseback, in the sunshine, riding through unspoilt countryside. 

Although some people are elevated from the ground on horseback, others prefer to enjoy Gran Canaria from a much higher position, thousands of feet in the air!

Adventurous visitors enjoy taking to the air to enjoy sky adventures. It’s not for the faint hearted, but for those with a great sense of adventure, there is no better way to enjoy adventures in Gran Canaria.

Surfing is another great adventure sport on the island of Gran Canaria. The beautiful coastline is a great place to ride the waves, in beautiful sunshine, only a short walk from cool bars providing a perfect place to chill after a hard day boarding. If you don’t fancy travelling with your surf board on the plane, you can always hire a board for the day, the week, or even the month….

You can also hire equipment for fishing adventure holidays in Gran Canaria, unless you want to bring your own! Deep sea fishing off the beautiful coast of Gran Canaria is a perfect way to spend a holiday in the sun.

If you fancy a slower pace adventure holiday in Gran Canaria, visit the beautiful island to enjoy a walking holiday. Guides can show you some stunning walks through unspoilt countryside. Either along the coast or further inland, enjoy different environments every day, but always with gorgeous sunshine and the freshest of air.

In Gran Canaria, you can enjoy adventure holidays your way. Have a fantastic holiday cycling, diving, hiking, horse riding, sky adventure, surfing, fishing or hiking all in glorious sunshine. The unspoilt countryside, stunning coast and fantastic facilities make Gran Canaria, Spain, the perfect location for all types of adventure holiday!

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