Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the capital of the island and the most important commercial port. It is also a source of considerable tourist opportunities.
There is a consensus of opinion in respect to Maspalomas being the most popular resort in Gran Canaria, a consensus grounded on the actual tourist reality.
Located only a short distance from Maspalomas, Puerto Rico is a notable destination in south Gran Canaria. It is also an important leisure port.