Playa de Las Canteras
Playa de Las Canteras
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  • Graeme B
    Los Cristianos, Spain20,367 contributions
    Nice
    For a city beach this ticks all the boxes, sea, sand, & a 40 minute stroll end to end with endless bars & restaurants. So much choice of places to eat & drink. Makes the city a little more welcoming.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 18 July 2023
  • Llenda
    Enebakk Municipality, Norway133 contributions
    Low key and relaxing beach
    The beach on the west side of Las Palmas is great and relaxing. You can rent beds and umbrellas or bring your own. Our favourite is to rent beds at tent number six: The guy there uses fewer beds, so that it’s not as cramped. Also, he’s very service minded and helpful. The beds costs a couple of euro more, but it’s worth it as we always had a lot of space. Also, he’s open longer than the other areas. There are several life guards along the beach, both stationary and patrols, including lifeguards on water scooter. There are multiple restaurants that serve drinks and food along the Canteras (promenade). If you want good food, I suggest O Sole Mio Casa Roja (Italian food) or El Tipico Español (Spanish, best paella)
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 31 July 2023
  • MaukeB
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands5 contributions
    Great beach, nice boulevard, wonderful restaurants.
    Lovely, long & wide beach, right in the middle of Las Palmas and really close to the market (Mercado del Puerto - Tip: enjoy gourmet tapas at Pisco's y Buches! ). Great boulevard with nice restaurants (Tip: Casa Roja/Teraza Casa Blanca = great Italian food with an amazing view of the Atlantic Ocean!) We went there in the late afternoon, cuz we love quiet beaches. It still had the buzz, but not the masses. Such a wam, fun & relaxed atmosphere. An absolute must do!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 August 2023
  • Rose K
    27 contributions
    A beautiful beach and chilled vibe!
    Beautiful sandy beach with a promenade full of places to eat and drink! Lively fun and well-maintained. It has an international vibe but also you feel like you are immersed with the locals. Great range of restaurants and all tastes/price ranges are catered for. The giant hand-made sand sculptures on the beach were very impressive (free entry).
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 21 December 2023
  • Judyp
    5 contributions
    Our favourite beach
    We love this place and stay in a hotel directly on the beach, midway between the two ends. Now we are in our 70s it gives us great pleasure to stroll the wide promenade, watching sports on the beach such as volleyball and surfing. There are plenty of seats to take a rest and of course, a great choice of restaurants and cafes. The sand is kept really clean and some hotels have sunbeds for use.. We came in December ( 2nd visit) and of course visited the beautiful sand sculptures and the aquarium, as well as catching a bus from the nearby Santa Catalina square. It’s a great place with a good cosmopolitan mix of ages.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 22 January 2024
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chivw
13 contributions
Oct 2023 • Family
Las Canteras has an incredible beach and boardwalk. It is picturesque, calm, and well-lit, with an abundance of good restaurants, hotels, apartments, and shops. It has excellent weather for the majority of the year.
Written 23 January 2024
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Judyp
5 contributions
Dec 2023 • Couples
We love this place and stay in a hotel directly on the beach, midway between the two ends. Now we are in our 70s it gives us great pleasure to stroll the wide promenade, watching sports on the beach such as volleyball and surfing. There are plenty of seats to take a rest and of course, a great choice of restaurants and cafes. The sand is kept really clean and some hotels have sunbeds for use.. We came in December ( 2nd visit) and of course visited the beautiful sand sculptures and the aquarium, as well as catching a bus from the nearby Santa Catalina square. It’s a great place with a good cosmopolitan mix of ages.
Written 22 January 2024
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Per V
Copenhagen, Denmark6 contributions
Jan 2024 • Couples
Fantastic beach and recreational area. Easy access to most wanted facilities. Nice restaurants, fine weather, clear water. Most people very friendly.
Written 8 January 2024
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Rose K
27 contributions
Dec 2023 • Friends
Beautiful sandy beach with a promenade full of places to eat and drink! Lively fun and well-maintained. It has an international vibe but also you feel like you are immersed with the locals. Great range of restaurants and all tastes/price ranges are catered for. The giant hand-made sand sculptures on the beach were very impressive (free entry).
Written 21 December 2023
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Rijos
Druid Hills, GA334 contributions
Dec 2023 • Couples
We went to this place off seasson. Seems to be a nice place. It has nice sand and great rest. around. It's a place to stroll the streets contemplating the beauty
Written 3 December 2023
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Roving14453940917
2 contributions
Aug 2023 • Family
love it, fantastic days in an awesome beach and great hotel, the food was a good surprise hope to return someday) ☺️☺️☺️
Written 6 October 2023
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MaukeB
Amsterdam, The Netherlands5 contributions
Jul 2023 • Couples
Lovely, long & wide beach, right in the middle of Las Palmas and really close to the market (Mercado del Puerto - Tip: enjoy gourmet tapas at Pisco's y Buches! ).
Great boulevard with nice restaurants (Tip: Casa Roja/Teraza Casa Blanca = great Italian food with an amazing view of the Atlantic Ocean!)
We went there in the late afternoon, cuz we love quiet beaches.
It still had the buzz, but not the masses.
Such a wam, fun & relaxed atmosphere.
An absolute must do!
Written 1 August 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Llenda
Enebakk Municipality, Norway133 contributions
Jul 2023 • Family
The beach on the west side of Las Palmas is great and relaxing. You can rent beds and umbrellas or bring your own. Our favourite is to rent beds at tent number six: The guy there uses fewer beds, so that it’s not as cramped. Also, he’s very service minded and helpful. The beds costs a couple of euro more, but it’s worth it as we always had a lot of space. Also, he’s open longer than the other areas.
There are several life guards along the beach, both stationary and patrols, including lifeguards on water scooter.
There are multiple restaurants that serve drinks and food along the Canteras (promenade). If you want good food, I suggest O Sole Mio Casa Roja (Italian food) or El Tipico Español (Spanish, best paella)
Written 31 July 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Graeme B
Los Cristianos, Spain20,367 contributions
Jul 2023 • Couples
For a city beach this ticks all the boxes, sea, sand, & a 40 minute stroll end to end with endless bars & restaurants.
So much choice of places to eat & drink.
Makes the city a little more welcoming.
Written 18 July 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Elina
Finland905 contributions
Jan 2023 • Couples
Canteras is a clean and nice beach with many good restaurants nearby. Easy way to combine sightseeing with a beach holiday.
Written 22 June 2023
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