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The resort of Puerto Rico lies on the south east tip of Gran Canaria, offering a modern lively resort with great facilities.


The resort of Puerto Rico lies on the south east tip of Gran Canaria across from North Africa and adjacent to the resort of Playa Meloneras. Puerto Rico was originally a fishing village that has now developed into a modern lively resort with great tourist facilities attracting British holidaymakers year after year. Due to its location, Puerto Rico benefits from the best weather in Gran Canaria so whenever you take your Puerto Rico holidays you should get some sunshine.

Puerto Rico is a purpose built resort suitable for everyone young or old, however, please beware that many of the hotels are built into the hillside so Puerto Rico holidays are not suitable for those with walking difficulties. The beach in Puerto Rico was custom built for tourism and the golden sand was shipped from the Sahara. Book Puerto Rico holidays and you will arrive at one of Gran Canaria's busiest resorts with all the tourist facilities you could want or need.

Holidays in Puerto Rico and the rest of Gran Canaria are ever popular among British holidaymakers soaked with year round sun, relatively short flight time (4.5 hours) and low cost. A number of charter airlines operate regular flights to Gran Canaria and combined with the resorts large quantity of hotels and apartments means Puerto Rico is very affordable. Puerto Rico is one the most popular resorts in Gran Canaria and has an unrivalled mix of hotels offering everything from 5 star luxury to simple self-catering apartments. So whatever your budget book your holidays to Puerto Rico with Olympic Holidays.

Holidays to Puerto Rico appeal to families and couples seeking a relaxing break in the sun. Located in the resort centres are many bars, clubs and English pubs so if you're looking to party into the early hours Puerto Rico holidays are the right choice.


Best time to go to Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria

Max Temp C Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Gran Canaria 21 21 22 22 23 25 27 27 27 26 24 22
London 6 7 10 13 17 20 22 21 19 14 10 7
Sunshine Hours Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Gran Canaria 6 6 7 8 8 9 9 9 8 7 6 6
London 1 2 4 5 6 7 6 6 5 3 2 1

Sun 5 Day Forecast - Puerto Rico Holidays

Things To Do

Puerto Rico holidays can be as active or relaxing as you desire so if your in need of an adrenalin rush there is a enviable list of watersports on offer including jet-skiing, Para-sailing, windsurfing, SCUBA diving and snorkeling. Puerto Rico is a hub for sailing with a marina filled with fishing boats and yachts.

Things To See

Maspalomas: Holidays to Gran Canaria would be incomplete without visiting the world renowned Maspolomas with its stunning sand dunes and beaches. A visit to Maspalomas is a fun packed day with its very own waterpark, golf course and shopping there's no chance of getting bored.

Venice of Gran Canaria: Head west from Puerto Rico and you'll arrive at the idyllic village of Puerto de Mogan known as the Venice of Gran Canaria because of its many canals. A small, relaxed and friendly place with a harbour with bars, restaurants and cafes serving a variety of cuisines including fresh fish - a speciality.