Gran Canaria Beaches Travel Diary | Curated by Mon
Playa del Ingles
Playa del Ingles is the largest beach resort on the south coast of the island. Infused with youth, a long beach and screaming of fun. There are a bunch of great places you can eat well, as well as enjoy fresh juices and smoothies. If you are a lover of water sports, Playa del Ingles has loads of options.
Fairly new to the beach resort scene, Amadores sits on the hill side giving it the wow factor. Here time slows down with a more relaxed vibe and plenty of bars and restaurants. The food is fresh and varied to accommodate all tastes. My personal favourites were the salads, the seafood and the freshly squeezed juices.
"The sunset caught me on the beach. Time was slowing down, boats were slowly passing by, the waves were washing away the footsteps on the beach. As the sun was setting down a golden path was laid on the sea, flickering with the intensity of a diamond, calling your name, almost daring you to come walk on the sea into the horizon. The clear blue sky was now invaded with orange colours, matching my dream state. My mind was turning blank and all my sensations were overpowered by the stillness of the moment.
St Augustin Beach
Thoughts from last year's trip.
"I remember my last day, I managed to get a few more moments on the beach. This time it was at San Augustin beach where the sand is black, but still smooth and warm. I got hit by the waves, one last kiss by the sun, and nourished my body with a boosting freshly squeezed jumo (juice)."
Puerto Mogan - Last Thoughts (October, 2015)
"I was leaving behind the sun, and as I was approaching the airport, wind and grey skies were welcoming me. Almost a wake up to reality that I am going back to London to a similar weather.Nonetheless I was refreshed, I had sand everywhere, my hair was still wet and in a few seconds I went from being in my shorts and flip flops to being back in my jeans with my coat out ready to get back to London. I was kissed by the sun and that made me happy."