Tag Archives: leisure

The Canary San Juan Weekend tips 23-25 June’17

A scorching hot weekend ahead with bonfires across the island from Friday celebrating the midsummer, the longest day of the year, exactly six months before Christmas. San Juan, the summer solstice , and midsummer days are celebrated here with fires on the hillsides and huge gatherings across the islands. Pretty…

34º+ in the shade hot weather advisory for Gran Canaria

AEMET, the Spanish State Meteorological Agency, have issued yellow advisories, denoting risk, for maximum temperatures expected on Thursday and Friday. On Thursday morning the north and northeast coasts of Gran Canaria, including the capital Las Palmas, will see some cloud below 300 meters, that looks likely to clear through the…

Lebensraum strikes back, water park project under fire

Nobody can, for the life of them, figure out what on earth is happening with the promised Siam Park Gran Canaria, that so long overdue water park project planned for the south of the popular sub-tropical holiday island, a project yet to break ground.   Despite repeated announcements of all…

The Canary Weekend Tips 16-18 June’17

Just one week to go before midsummer night (known locally as San Juan) and there are plenty of goings on to explore and see over this coming weekend. The harvest fair in El Tablero will bring a traditional touch to the south, with foundational celebrations going on in the capital,…

The Canary Weekend Tips 9-11 June’17

The second weekend of June and Summer is here already. There are plenty of events happening

Events: Foundation of Las Palmas festivities

June 24, 1478 an army, commanded by Captain Juan Rejón sent by the Crown of Castile

F18s over Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The Canary Islands have an appointment this Saturday with the F-18 aircraft of the Spanish

San Fernando night of Wine & Tapas

The Fiestas de San Fernando de Maspalomas will celebrate a Night of Wines

The Canary Weekend Tips 2-4 June’17

First weekend of June and its looking marvellous on Gran Canaria. The summer

FREE Summer Yoga in South of Gran Canaria

There will be free summer yoga once again on San Bartolomé de Tirajana’s

The Canary Weekend Tips 19-21 May’17

The hot weather this week looks set to continue in to the weekend, and there are lots

Events: ‘Maspalomas Music Festival’ August

Three days filled with music are being planned for the first ‘Maspalomas Music Festival’

The Canary Weekend Tips 12-14 May

Another lovely May weekend ahead with some amazing events going on including the FIMAR

Events: Motor Grande & Puerto Rico Fiestas

Motor Grande & Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria, in the municipality of Mogán, are having

Events: Sea Fair FIMAR in Las Palmas

The International Sea Fair begins this Friday in Las Palmas. The fair includes 91 companies

Two shopping mall plans for Puerto Rico

The Municipality of Mogán apparently closed the 2016 fiscal year with a budget

The Canary Weekend Tips 5-7 May’17

First weekend in May ahead with plenty of events, fiestas and groovy happenings

The Canary Weekend Tips 28-30 April’17

Long weekend ahead … again, with Monday May 1st being a day off.  Labour Day

A prince takes on Gloria Challenge Mogán Gran Canaria

A 29 year old senior member of the Bahraini royal family

The Canary Weekend Tips 21-23 April 2017

A busy April weekend ahead with many big events going on. In Las Palmas

Gran Canaria Weather up to 30˚ in the shade

As the holiday weekend gets going on Gran Canaria temperatures are starting to rise

Easter Weekend Tips 14-16 April ’17

It’s Easter weekend and with two public holidays that also means a long four day weekend

The Canary Weekend Tips 7-9 April 2017

Here come the main spring festivities and a series of public holidays commencing