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Discover Las Palmas city by bikeツ
You will ride our comfortable Dutch-style bikes to get to know the always-warm city of Las Palmas, which is full of unforgettable people and lovely spots that we would like to share with you. We will start in the old town, where we will make several stops in the most beautiful places in the Vegueta neighborhood. Next, we will be able to enjoy the oldest market in the city where you can taste the only coffee grown in Europe, the Agaete coffee, produced in the northern area of ​​the island. You will also discover the best corners of the most beautiful neighborhood, Triana , full of pedestrian streets, bars, terraces and mysterious buildings. Bike through the neighborhood where the British settled and the Sta. Catalina park, the area where we celebrate our most important festival. Also get to know Las Canteras beach, considered one of the best city beaches in the world, and Plaza de España, the current city center. Finally, we will return to the meeting point enjoying the best views of the city and observing everything we have seen from a higher. Thanks to this experience you will get a deeper insight into the city, so we recommend doing it at the beginning of your holidays. It must be best to have some basic bike riding experience in advance and it’s suitable for all ages with basic fitness. Let us know in advance if you come with your children. Join CanaryCleta!
Canarian Wine Experience at Bodega Los Lirios
The experience will begin with a guided visit through our vineyard, where we will focus on agriculture followed by our cellar, where we will talk about our winemaking. Then we will head to our restaurant to taste our red wine together with some local delicacies. Do not miss the most authentic opportunity to enjoy a unique environment at the hills of the Bandama Volcano. It is the perfect way to enjoy the Fortunate Islands, from one of its richest aspects, nature.
Salsa & Bachata Basic Class North
Let's learn to dance salsa and bachata together! Whether you are a couple, a group of friends, family, or even a solo traveler, you will have a lot of fun, while enjoying one of the best views of Las Palmas. At the end of the adventure, you will be able to follow the rhythm and dance your first steps in Cuban salsa and bachata. We are a group of local dancers that want to share the traditions of this kind of dance and music. The meeting point will be in a public and open area in front of the sea, in a suggestive place that will inspire you. Remember: humans are made to move their bodies with music: everyone can dance; the only thing that stops you is shame. That's why the experience will be lived in a funny and comfortable way. Technically, you will discover some tips that will allow you to dance like real salseros. You will learn the basic and advanced steps of salsa and bachata and you will learn how to coordinate it if you want to dance in couple or not. If your partner is someone who you live with then you can practice couple dance with him/her. Other things to note: In the case of rain, the experience can not be done. I can postpone the time or the day. Is better in couples. No dance experience needed.
Enjoy a Real Canarian Wineryツ
You are going to spend a day in the countryside visiting a family winery that has been run by generation after generation for more than a century, cultivating and treading the Canary grape themselves to produce a natural wine, without sulfites or additives and without preservatives or dyes, which makes this product an exclusive wine that cannot be found in shops or restaurants. My father took me to this winery since I was a child, so I can make you feel at home in a special place with a rustic atmosphere located in an area very famous for its vineyards, "Monte Lentiscal", next to the volcanic crater of Bandama, that we also visit in advance. This winery is usually visited by "locals" who gather to taste the exquisite wine, accompanied by tasty Canarian food, music, and an amazing atmosphere (depending on availability we can visit other wineries in the area of ​​Monte Lentiscal). THE NATURAL WINE FROM LAST SEASON IS OVER, WE WILL TASTE SOME QUALITY LOCAL WINE FROM "EL MONTE LENTISCAL". You will taste a variety of quality typical Canarian food accompanied by local wine as well as water. We have transportation service for a MAXIMUM OF 8 PASSENGERS. Ask about the transport service, we can pick you up! This atypical experience is for travelers who want to enjoy a day in the countryside in a unique place on the island. Discover the Real Local Lifestyle! Join CanaryCleta!
Journey into the heart of Gran Canaria
Collection from your location at 9AM. The first part of the tour will be dedicated to Gran Canaria’s magnificent viewpoints around central mountain areas, including Roque Nublo and Pico de las Nieves(1949m). And what better way to discover them than light hiking down trekking trails, leading up to the unique rock formations. You will enjoy what the great outdoors has to offer: fresh mountain air, vast landscapes and stillness, away from the bustle and hustle of the tourist areas. There will be opportunity to take a few great shots for your photo album. We break for lunch around 13:00 at a secret cave restaurant with stunning views over the arid canyons. You will get to taste traditional Canarian dishes prepared from locally grown produce. (Note: lunch cost is not included in the tour price). However this tour is fully customizable. If there are any specific places you want to visit it can be arranged. After lunch we head back to your accommodation. Other things to note If you are arriving by a cruise ship and only stay for the day, no worries. You will have enough time to enjoy our journey and get back in time. If you are prone to motion sickness the route can be adapted for you. Please advise in advance should this be the case.

Dive into local beach life

Surfing in the Waves of Gran Canaria
Discover one of the best ''SURF SPOT' on the island of Gran Canaria, where only locals know for a good surf session in the city of Las Palmas deư on the famous Las Canteras Beach. We will make an introduction to surfing equipment and its water handling to surf the waves . With a warmth, we started the activity and with the basic theory-practic knowledge out of the water. Always adapting to guests' needs. Once prepared we will jump into the water to enjoy the waves, warmth and water temperature of the Canary Islands. We will practice the technique and enjoy a session in the best waves conditions and make the session enjoyable and safe for everyone. We will end with a stretch session already out of the water to relax your body and return to the calm. There will be a photo shoot!! For maximum safety the groups are reduced by up to 6 people , managing to give a complete attention to the participants with an experienced instructor and local surfer. If you have any questions, please contact me for more information. The surfing experience is for all levels ,from beginners to advanced. Several surf days can be booked for people who want to continue practicing.
Surf & Yoga Lessons for All Levels in las Palmas
Individual surf & yoga class in Gran Canaria for ALL levels ( small groups ) very personalized !!!!!!! Small groups get the best results ! and more fun :) Surfing is a great way to enjoy the sea and do sports! And then yoga for a balance. We, my wife and I would like to give you the secrets and techniques of Show surfing, of course, always in a safe environment. Beginner lessons are held at Playa Canteras. We know all ( secret spots ) on request and after exploring the surf spot. I've been surfing for over 30 years, and we've been doing surfing and yoga for 15 years from all over the world! We are very happy to have Gran Canaria as our home and to be able to offer you a perfect destination for a surf & yoga vacation. The priorities of the yoga & surf project are the quality of the classes, the safety and personalization, so that you can enjoy surfing & yoga as an unforgettable experience, in small groups and always under the supervision of local professionals. In addition, anyone can have a professional video of themselves afterwards.
Morning meditation on the beach in English
Are you staying in Las Palmas? You can’t speak Spanish very well? Do you feel the need to practice yoga, meditate and give your body and mind a little break? If you answered all of the questions with YES, then this is the right place for you! Let us invite you for a morning beach meditation in ENGLISH! Do you need to start your day the best way possible? Are you looking for inner peace, mental balance, or grounding? Do you want to get rid of anxiety? It does not matter what your goal is, we will guide you through your meditation and help you to reach it! It’s been a while since we started teaching yoga in Las Palmas. Since then, our main motivation has been to show people how yoga can help you in so many ways. How it can uplift you and make you feel healthy, happy and calm. Yoga has been such a gift for us, that we just want to transmit its message and benefits. So we offer you all the ways you can imagine to you can come and share the practice of yoga with us. Our yoga lessons are held daily and you can choose from English or Spanish language. The lessons are adapted to all levels. We propose different asanas depending on your practice, so you can make the most out of your practice. Either if you are a complete beginner or a more experienced yogi, we will make sure that you enjoy your yoga lessons Las Palmas and you go back home fulfilled and happier.
Photoshoot in Playa de Las Canteras
We will visit one of the most popular beaches on the island, Playa de Las Canteras, a place to capture the best memories for you and your partner, family or friends. The experience is based on a photo shoot in this natural black volcanic sand space. Find more photos on IG @cardenosahector
Bachata Lovers Las Palmas Dance Experience
Hello guys, welcome to Las Palmas. We are Salsa Lovers Worldwide a team of dance enthusiasts ready to make your time memorable on the island. In this experience you will learn the basics of bachata dancing and will have opportunity to practice on the dance floor. The place is airy and lots of space to allow for safe distancing. It is great for groups, great for teams, and great for families! One welcome drink per person is on us!!

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Things to do near Plaza de Santa Ana

Surfing in the Waves of Gran Canaria
Discover one of the best ''SURF SPOT' on the island of Gran Canaria, where only locals know for a good surf session in the city of Las Palmas deư on the famous Las Canteras Beach. We will make an introduction to surfing equipment and its water handling to surf the waves . With a warmth, we started the activity and with the basic theory-practic knowledge out of the water. Always adapting to guests' needs. Once prepared we will jump into the water to enjoy the waves, warmth and water temperature of the Canary Islands. We will practice the technique and enjoy a session in the best waves conditions and make the session enjoyable and safe for everyone. We will end with a stretch session already out of the water to relax your body and return to the calm. There will be a photo shoot!! For maximum safety the groups are reduced by up to 6 people , managing to give a complete attention to the participants with an experienced instructor and local surfer. If you have any questions, please contact me for more information. The surfing experience is for all levels ,from beginners to advanced. Several surf days can be booked for people who want to continue practicing.
Discover Las Palmas city by bikeツ
You will ride our comfortable Dutch-style bikes to get to know the always-warm city of Las Palmas, which is full of unforgettable people and lovely spots that we would like to share with you. We will start in the old town, where we will make several stops in the most beautiful places in the Vegueta neighborhood. Next, we will be able to enjoy the oldest market in the city where you can taste the only coffee grown in Europe, the Agaete coffee, produced in the northern area of ​​the island. You will also discover the best corners of the most beautiful neighborhood, Triana , full of pedestrian streets, bars, terraces and mysterious buildings. Bike through the neighborhood where the British settled and the Sta. Catalina park, the area where we celebrate our most important festival. Also get to know Las Canteras beach, considered one of the best city beaches in the world, and Plaza de España, the current city center. Finally, we will return to the meeting point enjoying the best views of the city and observing everything we have seen from a higher. Thanks to this experience you will get a deeper insight into the city, so we recommend doing it at the beginning of your holidays. It must be best to have some basic bike riding experience in advance and it’s suitable for all ages with basic fitness. Let us know in advance if you come with your children. Join CanaryCleta!
Las Palmas Markets Gastro Bike Tourツ
Join us to explore the three markets of the two different areas of Las Palmas city: the Old Town and the Port District. You will ride our Dutch-style bikes through the old town to discover the most historical and traditional market of the island, The Vegueta Market. You will have fun tasting different fruits and the Canarian coffee (from the Agaete valley), the only coffee grown in Europe! This is your chance to try it! We would like to invite you too a typical Spanish breakfast!! Churros with hot chocolate! Also you can taste what we call the Canarian raspberry: the prickly pear. Then, we will bike having the best views through the high city to reach the "Central Market", the biggest one in town. Take your time to walk around, it´s the best way to get to know the hospitality of our people and the flavors of our real local products. Here it´s time to taste the most international canarian product: our cheese (vegan option always). We will finish our Tour in the Port Market, this "Street Food Market" is created in the 19th century after the development of the "La Luz" Port. Choose your own "Pincho" and try with us some Canarian beer or some local wine. Discover the Canarian lifestyle and have fun with local people! Join CanaryCletaツ
Canarian Wine Experience at Bodega Los Lirios
The experience will begin with a guided visit through our vineyard, where we will focus on agriculture followed by our cellar, where we will talk about our winemaking. Then we will head to our restaurant to taste our red wine together with some local delicacies. Do not miss the most authentic opportunity to enjoy a unique environment at the hills of the Bandama Volcano. It is the perfect way to enjoy the Fortunate Islands, from one of its richest aspects, nature.
Salsa & Bachata Basic Class North
Let's learn to dance salsa and bachata together! Whether you are a couple, a group of friends, family, or even a solo traveler, you will have a lot of fun, while enjoying one of the best views of Las Palmas. At the end of the adventure, you will be able to follow the rhythm and dance your first steps in Cuban salsa and bachata. We are a group of local dancers that want to share the traditions of this kind of dance and music. The meeting point will be in a public and open area in front of the sea, in a suggestive place that will inspire you. Remember: humans are made to move their bodies with music: everyone can dance; the only thing that stops you is shame. That's why the experience will be lived in a funny and comfortable way. Technically, you will discover some tips that will allow you to dance like real salseros. You will learn the basic and advanced steps of salsa and bachata and you will learn how to coordinate it if you want to dance in couple or not. If your partner is someone who you live with then you can practice couple dance with him/her. Other things to note: In the case of rain, the experience can not be done. I can postpone the time or the day. Is better in couples. No dance experience needed.

Things to do near Alcaravaneras

Arucas, descubriendo las montañas del Ron
Nos encontraremos en Arucas, una ciudad al norte de Gran Canaria donde comenzaremos nuestro itinerario. Un sendero en medio de la naturaleza con mucha vegetación y unos paisajes increíbles entre piedras que conforman la parte baja del barranco. Aprenderemos sobre la historia las tradiciones autóctonas. Volvemos a la ciudad y visitaremos la fábrica de ron donde podremos degustar varias bebidas.
Gran Canaria, Winery Tour, Wine Museum, and Tasting
Immerse yourself in Spanish wine culture as you tour a winery that dates back 5 generations on the island of Gran Canaria. Appreciate the depth and complexity of local flavors as you try local cheese and wine. Meet your guide at the winery and begin your journey. Learn the history of the family as you look at old photos. Take a stroll through the organic vineyards where the grapes are ripened to perfection in the sun. Discover endemic grape varieties and hear about the importance of the unique volcanic soil. Discuss the work that it takes to keep the crop in optimal conditions. Look at a piece of history as you view a 100-year-old stone lagares where grapes were once trodden on. Step back in time at a wine museum and try two fine wines complimented by local cheese and bread. Get ready for an amazing experience
Observación astronómica y paseo nocturno en Roque Nublo
Nos reuniremos en el centro de la isla en medio de un paisaje de montañas. Para llegar a este lugar no hay opciones de transporte público en la noche, por lo que recomendamos que alquiles un coche. De este modo también te aconsejaremos algunos lugares que visitar en el centro de la isla. Desde aquí comenzaremos una ruta por parte del Camino de Santiago de Gran Canaria, el trekking más famoso de la isla. Llegaremos a uno de los lugares más icónicos de Tejeda, la Ventana del Nublo. En este mágico lugar contemplaremos el atardecer con vistas al Roque Nublo y al Teide y hablaremos sobre conceptos básicos de astronomía mientras el cielo se oscurece. Tras esto, podremos observar el cielo nocturno, identificar constelaciones, planetas y la Vía Láctea. Se servirán unos aperitivos y bebida caliente mientras observas el cielo. En esta actividad no se usan telescopios: aprenderás a interpretar el cielo por ti mismo para que lo puedas disfrutar cada noche con tus propios recursos.
Banana Plantation Guided Tour!!
We will access the Finca de Plataneras, from the old Animal Zone and Rural House, where we will get an idea of ​​the extent of the plantation (extension), and tell a little history of the House, alpendres, water pond, and Plantation . Later we access the actual plantation, where the development of the plants will be observed, irrigation, cutting, storage for later shipment, etc.
Enjoy a Real Canarian Wineryツ
You are going to spend a day in the countryside visiting a family winery that has been run by generation after generation for more than a century, cultivating and treading the Canary grape themselves to produce a natural wine, without sulfites or additives and without preservatives or dyes, which makes this product an exclusive wine that cannot be found in shops or restaurants. My father took me to this winery since I was a child, so I can make you feel at home in a special place with a rustic atmosphere located in an area very famous for its vineyards, "Monte Lentiscal", next to the volcanic crater of Bandama, that we also visit in advance. This winery is usually visited by "locals" who gather to taste the exquisite wine, accompanied by tasty Canarian food, music, and an amazing atmosphere (depending on availability we can visit other wineries in the area of ​​Monte Lentiscal). THE NATURAL WINE FROM LAST SEASON IS OVER, WE WILL TASTE SOME QUALITY LOCAL WINE FROM "EL MONTE LENTISCAL". You will taste a variety of quality typical Canarian food accompanied by local wine as well as water. We have transportation service for a MAXIMUM OF 8 PASSENGERS. Ask about the transport service, we can pick you up! This atypical experience is for travelers who want to enjoy a day in the countryside in a unique place on the island. Discover the Real Local Lifestyle! Join CanaryCleta!

Things to do near Las Perreras

Inolvidable Senderismo y Mar a pasos de la ciudad
Acompáñanos a recorrer esta bella bella zona natural de la ciudad de Las Palmas. Nos encontraremos en la base del cerro del Mirador de la Cruz ubicada en La Isleta. Desde allí empezaremos a subir, al principio por la carretera hasta llegar al sendero que nos lleva a la cumbre. En el camino pararemos a visitar las cuevas donde vivieron los antiguos canarios y a tomar fotos. Luego seguiremos hasta la cumbre donde compartiremos un snack con una vista impresionante del mar, la ciudad y las montañas. Comenzaremos a bajar el cerro en dirección hacia el océano hasta llegar a una zona de rocas donde el mar golpea con fuerza y veremos espectaculares bufaderos. Continuaremos caminando hasta una zona de playa con piscina natural y wild swimming en el mar. Finalizaremos mirando el atardecer y una vez se haya escondido el sol regresamos por el bello paseo que rodea la playa hasta el punto de encuentro. La caminata es suave y fácil, para cualquier nivel. La subida al cerro dura media hora y tiene poca pendiente. La idea de esta experiencia es conectar con la naturaleza y apreciar las maravillas de la tierra. Nos encantaría acompañarte a descubrir este maravilloso lugar que tanto nos impactó cuando lo conocimos.
Horseback riding to the beach and coast, 2 hours and a half
Beach tour and coast where you can jog and gallop according to the experience. Horseback riding is required beforehand and know how to drive the horse alone. Spectacular views of the cliffs of Tufia and Aguadulce.
Journey into the heart of Gran Canaria
Collection from your location at 9AM. The first part of the tour will be dedicated to Gran Canaria’s magnificent viewpoints around central mountain areas, including Roque Nublo and Pico de las Nieves(1949m). And what better way to discover them than light hiking down trekking trails, leading up to the unique rock formations. You will enjoy what the great outdoors has to offer: fresh mountain air, vast landscapes and stillness, away from the bustle and hustle of the tourist areas. There will be opportunity to take a few great shots for your photo album. We break for lunch around 13:00 at a secret cave restaurant with stunning views over the arid canyons. You will get to taste traditional Canarian dishes prepared from locally grown produce. (Note: lunch cost is not included in the tour price). However this tour is fully customizable. If there are any specific places you want to visit it can be arranged. After lunch we head back to your accommodation. Other things to note If you are arriving by a cruise ship and only stay for the day, no worries. You will have enough time to enjoy our journey and get back in time. If you are prone to motion sickness the route can be adapted for you. Please advise in advance should this be the case.
La Ruta de las Tapas en biciツ
We are delighted to invite you to our gastronomic experience by bike around the city with the main intention to show you the authentic local tapas bars. You will cycle through the Port district where the most open-minded people of Las Palmas are located and visit several bars that you would probably not be able to discover on your own. We will take you to our favorite places, not known by tourists and that local people love. They are places to taste local products that cannot be found in hotels or tourist areas. Would you like to discover our favorite bar around Las Canteras beach? Enjoy 3 Tapas in 3 different bars with 3 drinks included, discover the authentic local gastronomy! We will have the first tasting at 18h, the second tasting at 19.30h and the third at 20.30h (vegan options included). Join Canarycleta and enjoy an unforgettable tapas dinner in Las Palmas cityツ
Hiking to Roque Nublo & see the most stunning landscapes for nature lovers
Customized tour by some of the most emblematic places in Gran Canaria and Hiking up to the Roque Nublo on your own!

All activities near Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Surfing in the Waves of Gran Canaria
Discover one of the best ''SURF SPOT' on the island of Gran Canaria, where only locals know for a good surf session in the city of Las Palmas deư on the famous Las Canteras Beach. We will make an introduction to surfing equipment and its water handling to surf the waves . With a warmth, we started the activity and with the basic theory-practic knowledge out of the water. Always adapting to guests' needs. Once prepared we will jump into the water to enjoy the waves, warmth and water temperature of the Canary Islands. We will practice the technique and enjoy a session in the best waves conditions and make the session enjoyable and safe for everyone. We will end with a stretch session already out of the water to relax your body and return to the calm. There will be a photo shoot!! For maximum safety the groups are reduced by up to 6 people , managing to give a complete attention to the participants with an experienced instructor and local surfer. If you have any questions, please contact me for more information. The surfing experience is for all levels ,from beginners to advanced. Several surf days can be booked for people who want to continue practicing.
Discover Las Palmas city by bikeツ
You will ride our comfortable Dutch-style bikes to get to know the always-warm city of Las Palmas, which is full of unforgettable people and lovely spots that we would like to share with you. We will start in the old town, where we will make several stops in the most beautiful places in the Vegueta neighborhood. Next, we will be able to enjoy the oldest market in the city where you can taste the only coffee grown in Europe, the Agaete coffee, produced in the northern area of ​​the island. You will also discover the best corners of the most beautiful neighborhood, Triana , full of pedestrian streets, bars, terraces and mysterious buildings. Bike through the neighborhood where the British settled and the Sta. Catalina park, the area where we celebrate our most important festival. Also get to know Las Canteras beach, considered one of the best city beaches in the world, and Plaza de España, the current city center. Finally, we will return to the meeting point enjoying the best views of the city and observing everything we have seen from a higher. Thanks to this experience you will get a deeper insight into the city, so we recommend doing it at the beginning of your holidays. It must be best to have some basic bike riding experience in advance and it’s suitable for all ages with basic fitness. Let us know in advance if you come with your children. Join CanaryCleta!
Canarian Wine Experience at Bodega Los Lirios
The experience will begin with a guided visit through our vineyard, where we will focus on agriculture followed by our cellar, where we will talk about our winemaking. Then we will head to our restaurant to taste our red wine together with some local delicacies. Do not miss the most authentic opportunity to enjoy a unique environment at the hills of the Bandama Volcano. It is the perfect way to enjoy the Fortunate Islands, from one of its richest aspects, nature.
Salsa & Bachata Basic Class North
Let's learn to dance salsa and bachata together! Whether you are a couple, a group of friends, family, or even a solo traveler, you will have a lot of fun, while enjoying one of the best views of Las Palmas. At the end of the adventure, you will be able to follow the rhythm and dance your first steps in Cuban salsa and bachata. We are a group of local dancers that want to share the traditions of this kind of dance and music. The meeting point will be in a public and open area in front of the sea, in a suggestive place that will inspire you. Remember: humans are made to move their bodies with music: everyone can dance; the only thing that stops you is shame. That's why the experience will be lived in a funny and comfortable way. Technically, you will discover some tips that will allow you to dance like real salseros. You will learn the basic and advanced steps of salsa and bachata and you will learn how to coordinate it if you want to dance in couple or not. If your partner is someone who you live with then you can practice couple dance with him/her. Other things to note: In the case of rain, the experience can not be done. I can postpone the time or the day. Is better in couples. No dance experience needed.
Canarian Cheese Tasting in Las Canteras
We present a tasting based on Canarian artisan cheeses at La Playa de Las Canteras, in the heart of the city of Las Palmas. We will eat 6 cheeses from the different islands, accompanied by a glass of cava and another of red wine. We have more than 45 references of Canarian and foreign cheese and a great experience in commenting on its origins, flavors, preparation and sensations. Canarian cheeses are a great recognition worldwide and renowned in the culinary world. We have a well-connected presentation that encapsulates the best artisan cheeses on the island, along with wines and caves that match perfectly. The tasting takes place in a cozy gourmet store, with up to 8 seats, being the private experience and focused on tasting.