Fish Corner @ Peña la Vieja

At the end of Peña La Vieja beach, on Las Canteras in Las Palmas, there is a tiny corner at low tide that becomes one of the best places to swim with fish on the island. There are hundreds of colorful swimmers of all different kinds everywhere.

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Cueva Del Silencio

This is the perfect kid hike if you are on the south of Gran Canaria and have half a day. Someone made a scavenger hunt for kids that included painted rocks. The canyon and hike area are really pretty and the total distance is just under 5km.

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Festival de Los Indianos : Carnaval de Las Palmas

The Festival de Los Indianos is a traditional event we have every year during Carnival in the Canary islands. We dress up fancy in all white and have baby powder battles.

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Playa de Amadores

Playa de Amadores is a beautiful white sand beach on the edge of steep cliffs. The south of the island is warm when everywhere else is cold. Amadores has a huge floating playground that kept up bouncing for hours. We had so much fun there.

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A Normal Day for a Kid in the Canaries : Covid Edition

What is it like living in Gran Canaria during COVID as a kid? School, sports and adventures are pretty close to normal. If you need to be locked down, here in Gran Canaria, It’s warm, sunny, the beaches and the schools are open and life goes on.

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