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After dark: A guide to nightlife in Gran Canaria

There’s nothing better than big beach nights out and earning a sunrise, and with Gran Canaria’s excellent nightlife you’ll have plenty of both. The island is famed for its wonderful beach clubs and the iconic DJs who swing by for a party or four. Even if you’re more of an easy-going kind of person, Gran Canaria’s nightlife will have something for you: there are plenty of bars with stunning views and friendly staff to make even a quiet few drinks a memorable time.

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The ultimate LGBT+ guide to Gran Canaria

One of Europe’s longstanding LGBT-friendly destinations, Gran Canaria is a great place to visit if you’re looking to holiday somewhere with an openly gay culture. The island doesn’t just let people live as they want, but also celebrates diversity in sexuality, with two pride parades a year and a plethora of establishments that cater to the LGBT scene. That means regardless of what time you visit, you’re going to get a warm welcome alongside the warm weather. If you’re excited to see what this Canary Island has to offer, then read ahead for Orbzii’s guide to Gay Gran Canaria.

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The secrets of Gran Canaria’s beaches and bays

Considering it’s surrounded by gorgeous spots like Fuerteventura and Tenerife, it’s a real vote of confidence that most people consider Gran Canaria to have the best beaches in the Canary Islands. We at Orbzii would be hard pressed to disagree with that assessment, but even on a beach lovers paradise like Gran Canaria there are some stretches of powdery shore that are better than the rest. If you’re the sort of beach goer who likes to lounge with a bad romance novel, or even if you prefer to frolic in the sea and then slurp on a beer, then Gran Canaria has you covered. Read our guide to the best beaches in Gran Canaria to find out which one is the best for you.