As we have been adding the Canary islands to our destination portfolio, we now want to present to you Gran Canaria for your next company trip. It is the second most populous and the third-largest island of the Archipelago. Furthermore, the island is located southeast of Tenerife and west of Fuerteventura. We explain here why Tenerife is an amazing destination. Hence, if you are unsure of which suits you better, just read our blog post now to find out.
Gran Canaria is an excellent island for hosting conferences, seminars, symposia, conventions and product presentations. The climate is great all year round. The average temperature of 23 degrees Celsius makes it a perfect location for combining work with open space events or activities outside. Moreover, accessibility is great, as the island has excellent flight connections, especially with most of the Spanish and European cities. The international airport is 20 minutes away from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and 15 minutes from the tourist areas.
Further, leisure possibilities are infinite on the island: explore the Dunes of Maspalomas, the cliffs of the west coast and the leafy pines groves of the central area. Every season there are distinct activities that you can do. For instance, practice golf, sea sports, trekking and the opportunity of relaxing in one of the health centers of the island.
Lastly, traditional Canarian cuisine can be tasted in the wide offer of restaurants on the island. You can get different tastes, trying out amazing seafood dishes. However, meat but also vegan dishes are very diverse as well.
The island, with its diversity of landscapes, offers a variety of trips that you can organize, combining fun activities with beautiful views. In addition, it is indeed a complete package that we can provide to you as there are so many different factors that play along to make it a great destination for our clients. The mild weather conditions that consistently make the location enjoyable throughout the year, but also the extraordinary locations and views are reasons why it is perfect to go to Gran Canaria for your next company trip. Hence, it will be ideal for holding conferences, workshops, seminars, symposiums, and presentations.
Gran Canaria offers a large selection of hotels. With its 153.965 hotel beds, a total of 28.162 of them are in either a four- or five-star hotel. Moreover, the location offers never-ending range possibilities: it has historical and singular buildings for the most special social events.
With a long history, Gran Canaria proudly has an extensive ethnographic, artistic, archaeological, and architectural heritage. Rich and varied with land and sea products: fishes, cheeses, gofio, mojo, tropical fruits… The traditional Canarian cuisine can be tasted in the wide range of restaurants that have developed a gastronomic movement with creativity and style. Furthermore, it includes rich and varied land and sea products in its dishes. From fishes to cheeses, and tropical fruits.
Some special places that we recommend to visit:
Withal, the Canaries are considered by UNESCO to be a “window to the heavens” for the clarity and quality it possesses to enable us to see the stars, something which the planet is in great danger of losing.
- The aboriginal archaeological settlement of Risco Caído, located at Artenara, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, together with the Sacred Area of Montaña de Gran Canaria.
Also, a range of archaelogical sites, which are spread all over the island, including:
- Cenobio de Valerón (Santa María de Guía)
- The Roque Bentayga Visitor Centre (Tejeda)
- The Maipés Archaeological Park (Agaete)
- The Arteara Necropolis (San Bartolomé de Tirajana)
- Cañada de Los Gatos (Mogán)
- The Barranco de Guayadeque Visitor Centre (Agüimes)
- La Fortaleza Visitor Centre (Santa Lucía de Tirajana)
Luxury hotels and unique venues
The north of the island: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is located in the north of the island and is the capital city. This capital city is a cosmopolitan city where businessmen and tourists mix with the local population.
Hotels in the North of the island:
2 conference centers are located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria:
It is situated on one of the most emblematic sites of the city, Las Canteras Beach, which endows it with an outstanding and relaxing marine setting with suggestive views over the Atlantic Ocean. The conference Centre is made up of 14 meeting rooms with a capacity of 3,465 delegates.
Located within the grounds of the INFECAR trade fair center, it is a modern building equipped with the very latest technology. Within the physical space, covering over 7,500 m2, there are different sized halls that offer a wide range of options for holding all kinds of events. Next to the main building, there are several pavilions offering over 10,000 m2 of commercial exhibition space.
The south of the Island
The tourist resort of Maspalomas. In addition, with its magnificent hotels.
Hotels in the south of the island:
- The Lopesan hotels (Baobab, Vila del conde, Costa Meloneras)
- Seaside Palmbeach
- The Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Gran Canaria Mogan
1 conference center:
This is a multi-purpose building with a useful area of 14,000 square meters. Moreover, it has 24 conference rooms, including the Gran Sala Maspalomas, with an area of 3,870 square meters, which can hold up to 6,165 people.
Other unique event venues that we like to recommend for company trips:
Why choose Gran Canaria as your next event destination?
As explained in this blog post, there is a lot that you can enjoy on the island and explains why you should go to Gran Canaria for your next company trip. For every wish and need, there will be a perfect program that we can put together for you and your clients. Hence, a good climate, the unique locations, and the beautiful views are only a few of the great perks of this island.
Contact us now and we will make sure to provide you with a unique program that perfectly matches your needs and wishes. We can combine fun activities with work and plan unforgettable events for everyone.