Winter sun villa rentals in Gran Canaria are an excellent choice for a late season getaway as the climate makes this island an ideal all year round vacation destination. If you are fed up with the weather back home and long for a seaside holiday why not book winter getaway vacation rentals on Gran Canaria. This island is a ‘dream come true’ for beach lovers, with plenty of wonderful sandy beaches on which to relax and sunbathe. As well as sunshine and plentiful beaches the island has a magnificent mountainous interior which was formed by ancient volcanic activity. This island really is a fantastic place to book your winter sun accommodation. If cash is tight why not save some money and book your winter sun self catering accommodation direct from the private owners?
Some of the most popular resorts on the island to book winter sun villa rentals are Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas and Puerto Rico.
Playa del Ingles
If you book your winter getaway vacation rentals in Playa del Ingles you will discover that it is one of the biggest holiday complexes in Spain. Playa del Ingles was created in the 1960’s and is full of high-rise hotels, shopping malls and fast-food restaurants. It is the ideal place to book your winter holiday hire whether you are holidaying alone, as a family, with a group of friends or as a couple. Plenty of winter sun accommodation is available including many privately let bungalows and villas in the quieter streets if you prefer to be away from the lively resort centre. For those who book self-catering accommodation there is an extensive selection of supermarkets, restaurants, bars and shops.
Maspalomas can be found about 20 minutes by car or bus from Puerto Rico on the south-east coast of Gran Canaria. Maspalomas is the longest established and one of the biggest holiday resorts and is a fabulous place to book your winter sun villa rentals. Maspalomas has plenty of holidaymaker amenities as well as an excellent winter climate. Maspalomas is generally considered to be more upmarket than Playa del Ingles with a slightly better class of winter sun accommodation. The famous Dunas de Maspalomas (sand dunes) provide endless miles of sand, and for the more energetic there are excellent sports and water sports facilities. If you book self-catering winter getaway vacation rentals there are hundreds of bars and restaurants to suit every taste. To keep the kids amused there are also some great theme parks to visit such as Holiday World where you can enjoy all the fun of the fair or Aqualand, a water theme park, which is perfect for children and adults alike. If you are a golf enthusiast and have booked your winter sun villa rentals in Maspalomas, why not try a round at the local Campo de Golf Course.
Puerto Rico is situated in the sunny south of Gran Canaria and is one of the most well-liked family resorts to book winter sun villa rentals. During the summer season it is very busy, but in the winter there is an altogether more laid-back ambience. Puerto Rica has a small sandy beach and is an ideal place to sunbathe. If you are feeling lively and want to take part in some water-sports you can choose from jet-skiing, sailing, diving, big-game fishing and windsurfing. Other attractions available away from the beach include golf, a Water Park and shopping.
So what are you waiting for? Go online and find some websites which list fantastic winter sun villa rentals in Gran Canaria to book direct with the private owners. Then book your flights, organize your travel insurance, buy some sunscreen, dig out your sunglasses and off you go! Leave the winter gloom at home behind and enjoy some much needed fun in the sun.
If you want a memorable winter sun break choose winter getaway vacation rentals in Gran Canaria. The Canary Islands have plenty of winter sun accommodation on offer, if you book early! You can book winter sun villa rentals directly with the private owners. Eddie Lucas, the author, works for the Holiday-Villa-Select website which offers cost effective holiday rentals in Spain booked direct with owners who advertise their holiday villa or apartment on this website no commission charged.