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A Travelers Guide to Maspalomas

By Harlan Stang Subscribe to RSS | May 14th 2012 | Views:
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Maspalomas is one of the popular tourist attractions in the Gran Canaria in Spain. Its popularity as a tourist attraction started more than 150 years ago. Maspalomas has an island location which can only mean that it is filled with lots of great beaches. The water has the perfect temperature and it is very calm which is great for swimming and diving. Maspalomas boasts of world-class diving sites which attracts lots of tourists. There are numerous diving clubs in the resort so tourists can learn the rudiments of diving or go on a guided dive. It is the preferred vacation spot for many couples and families.

Just a short 20-minute walking distance from the beach is a great shopping center which features international and local brands. There are also lots of restaurants to choose from so you can have your fill of any food craving you might have. The center tower of the shopping center has a fantastic view of the beach so you can enjoy a great meal and the breathtaking view at the same time. After spending hours on the beach, lots of tourists head to the mall to enjoy the great shopping choices that it offers.The Holiday World is another tourist attraction that Maspalomas is famous for. It is also a landmark in Maspalomas since its giant Ferris wheel that stands at 27 meters is seen even from a distance.

The Holiday World also has a laser dome, a roller coaster and other fun attractions that include amusement arcades, gym, spa, clubs, restaurants, bowling alley and internet cafes. Holiday World is open all year round so tourists can visit them anytime. A popular landmark in Maspalomas that tourists visit is the lighthouse. The construction of the lighthouse lasted for 28 years before it was finally completed in February 1, 1890. It stands at 65 meters in height and can be seen from ever from a distance. The villa spanien is also a famous tourist attraction in the area.

The park is located near the golf course of the resort. It features over 50 species of various plants including palms and vegetables. The plants on display originated from various parts of the world. The Botanical Park is the perfect place for some relaxation and just enjoying the great weather, the fresh breeze and the spectacular view. Maspalomas is the perfect place for lots of outdoor activities such as cycling, hiking and having picnics. It is also a great place to go fishing and just enjoying the beautiful view and the fresh breeze.

Harlan Stang - About Author:
Spain offers numerous opportunities and select for all popular regional vacation : villa costa blanca, Costa Blanca, Costa Maresme, and the most beautiful destinations i.e ferienhäuser costa blanca in Spain.And here you can read my blogs on Harlan Stang Blogs .

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