Some might say Banana Park is not the most fascinating place one can spend a day in, given it is overshadowed by the more spectacular attractions in and nearby Maspalomas, such as Holiday World or Palmitos Park. Yet, Banana Park might easily complement a day’s pastime and, should one ponder on what this park makes available, the venue might come as a surprisingly rich opportunity. Thus, the fact the park stretches on a surface of 50,000 square meters cultivated with some 4,000 specimens of banana trees, 400 orange trees, for instance, is pretty impressive. Other species of plants complement the greenery of this huge plantation, but the camels, the goats and other sundry farm animals are also picturesque presences.
Playa de Las Canteras is the jewel of all beaches in the north area of Gran Canaria. Its rating is enhanced by the fact it is located in Las Palmas.
For a comprehensive understanding of the worldwide artistic scene, tourists should visit the Atlantic Center of Modern Art, which is located in Las Palmas.
Horse riding in Gran Canaria is ideal for discovering the island in a less mainstream manner. It accommodates very well with rural tourism, but not only.