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Playa de las Alcaravaneras

35006 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Nice walk

We walked this beach area from the port to the Old Town area. Being January not many people about... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
roy v
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Traralgon, Australia
Good view with some old fishing boats.

Nice place to be both day and night. On a windy day the small boats act as a good windbreak while... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
S8577TZstephenb
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent13%
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  • Average42%
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Jan 30, 2018
“Nice walk”
Jan 24, 2018
“Good view with some old fishing boats.”
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35006 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

We walked this beach area from the port to the Old Town area. Being January not many people about but in the warmer weather one could imagine it being very busy obviously lots of water sports / activity’s happen here, must be very colourful when...More

Thank roy v
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Nice place to be both day and night. On a windy day the small boats act as a good windbreak while you are sunbathing.

Thank S8577TZstephenb
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Plenty of space for sitting or playing beach games, from bat and ball to sailing instruction. Much less commercialised than the Playa de las Canteras.

Thank Ann572014
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

The Alcaravaneras Beach is Las Palmas city's less attractive beach because it faces the industrial port where many great vessels are moored. Warnings about the water quality here often only reach the local community and sometimes foreign visitors do not realize that the water is...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

The beach is very close to the busy port, and you can see all the ships and yachts from it. It is good for sports, e.g. if you play volleyball, or just want to sit for an hour and sunbath, but the water did not...More

Thank Daina O
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Playa de las Alcaravaneras is a beach located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, in the Canary Islands. It is a big beach, where you can sunbath, bath in the sea and, obviously, relax. It is more or less 500 m large, but pitifully when...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

A nice beach to spend a few hours... Great sand. But the view towards the industrial harbour is not so nice... Not tempting to swim...

Thank Mette L
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This beach felt pretty sorry for itself. It looks deserted and feels as though it has been forgotten about. The play area at the northern end is OK but that is about its only redeeming feature. A few homeless are around the area too. Not...More

Thank MurrayTripp
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Used for beach volleyball etc but at other times pretty deserted. Looks out over the port area so not as pretty as Las Canteras beach.

Thank Sally J
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is the second, often forgotten beach of Las Palmas. Definitively Las Canteras is better but an alternative is the later gets crowded. It's easy to access and great for sports.

Thank mluiesp
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