The following is but a short list of the most popular, longest and best maintained beaches on the island of Gran Canaria.
First of all, the most important beach in the northern part of the island is Las Canteras Beach, a 3 km long urban beach, situated in the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Playa del Ingles and Playa de Maspalomas are the most famous beaches in the southern part, and they are part of the Maspalomas Sand Dunes
Other small but cozy beaches are: Playa de Melenara, Playa del Hombre, and Playa de Alcaravaneras, on the eastern coast of the island.
Further information on the most popular beaches in Gran Canaria are also available.