|The Sand Dunes of Maspalomas|
If you're more of a history boffin Maspalomas has a column of Christopher Columbus, after his stop over in the canary island during his pursuit of the New World in 1492. In fact his stay in Maspalomas was integral to his discovery of what we know as America today, as the Atlantic Ocean provided trade winds that aided the transportation of voyages like Columbus's at the time.
Now were in the 21st century Gran Canaria still shapes up as an ideal holiday for those in need of some sun. Playa del ingles is home to a lovely and lively beach with water sports on the go and boat excursions such as the Delfin boat - Dolphin boat where you can see the loveable mammals. The islands weather is glorious with peak temperature of 32oc in the summer months. Its the perfect place for star wars fans, history lovers and sun seekers alike.
|Christopher Columbus column in Maspalomas|