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Rental Yatch and Sailboat in Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria: A magical trip aboard a luxury yacht and sailboat, embark on an unforgettable adventure with Poseidon Week and discover the magic of Gran Canaria, the largest island in the Canary Islands. Enjoy 7 days and 6 nights aboard a luxury yacht, with everything included, and explore its impressive volcanic landscapes, its paradisiacal beaches and its rich culture.

No matter your travel style, Poseidon Week has the perfect package for you. Live unique experiences, discover new places and enjoy the best gastronomy aboard a luxury yacht and sailboat rental.

Highlights Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is one of the Canary Islands of Spain, located off the northwest coast of Africa.
It is known for its white sand and black lava beaches:

  • Cala Guayedra: is a dark sandy cove flanked by cliffs, with idyllic landscapes. It is the perfect place to enjoy an idyllic sunset.
  • Amadores beach: this beach is protected by two dykes with crystal clear waters, white
    and golden sands. It was awarded the Blue Flag certification in 2004 for the quality of its
  • Anfi del Mar beach: with calm waters and fine golden sands. It is a perfect beach for those travelling with children. You can rent kayaks, water skates and sunbeds. Near the beach there is a shopping centre with supermarkets and cafes.
  • Playa del Inglés: This is an ideal beach for relaxation, meditation and yoga. It has sheltered areas for children and is an excellent choice for surfers and runners.
  • Las Nieves beach (Agaete): is a small pebble beach with crystal clear waters, located in the village of Agaete. It has natural pools and is ideal for diving enthusiasts.
  • Güigüí beach: located in the west of Gran Canaria, it is considered one of the most beautiful unspoilt beaches on the island. You can reach this beach on a two and a half hour excursion from the town of Tasartico, or by boat.
  • Las Canteras beach: it is considered one of the best urban beaches in Europe and Gran Canaria. It is more than 3 kilometres long with crystal clear waters, ideal for snorkelling, surfing and diving. The avenue next to this beach offers various services, such as terraces, restaurants, ice-cream parlours and shops. It also has access for people with reduced mobility, showers, spas and lifeguards.
  • Maspalomas beach: it is a beach of fine golden sands located in the Special Natural Reserve of the Maspalomas Dunes, in the south of the island. It has an old lighthouse 55 metres high. It has several services such as sun loungers and beach bars for hire, as well as a nudist and gay area.
  • Puerto Rico beach: it is a beach with crystal-clear, calm waters, with numerous services:
    car park, shopping area, sun loungers and parasols for hire.
  • San Agustín beach: it is about 600 metres long and is considered one of the largest thalassotherapy centres. It is a beach of toasted sands, calm waters and moderate waves. It includes a promenade that connects it to the south with the tourist centre of Playa del Inglés, with several terraces and restaurants.

Cenobio de Valerón: is an archaeological park located in the municipality of Santa María de Guía, in the Valerón ravine. It is a collective granary built and used by the island’s aborigines until the European conquest at the end of the 15th century.

Castillo de Mata: this ancient building is located in the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and formed part of the old defensive walls of the city. It is also known as Castillo de Casa Mata or Cuartel de Alonso Alvarado. It was declared a Historic- Artistic Monument in 1949.

Roque Nublo Natural Monument: it is a monolith located in the municipality of Tejeda, considered an emblematic place of the island with impressive views. Since 1994 it has been protected by the law on Natural Spaces of the Canary Islands, as a natural monument of Roque Nublo.

Special Nature Reserve of the Maspalomas Dunes: a protected natural area located in the south of Gran Canaria, covering an area of some 400 hectares.

Jardín Botánico Canario “Viera y Clavijo”: this is one of the best botanical gardens in the Canary Islands, located in Tafira. It is the largest botanical garden in Spain, with a total area of 27 hectares.

Cueva Pintada Museum and Archaeological Park: located in the northwest of Gran Canaria, it was built on the remains of a Canarian aboriginal settlement. Visitors can see the excavation work from a large walkway that surrounds the settlement. It was declared a Historic-Artistic Monument in 1972.

Casa Museo Colón: located in the district of Vegueta, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. It exhibits paintings from the 16th to the 19th century, with special emphasis on Pre-Columbian America. A key reference point is the voyages of Christopher Columbus.

Casa Museo Pérez Galdós: it is located in the Triana neighbourhood of Las Palmas. It has two central courtyards and a building that reflects the popular Canarian architecture of the 19th century. It has several rooms that exhibit the photographs, furniture and works of art of the novelist Pérez Galdós.

Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnología:this museum is located in the Parque de Santa Catalina in Las Palmas. It offers various workshops and exhibitions on mathematics, biology, astronomy, geology, physics and other fields of science. It is  ideal for children, with entertaining and educational exhibitions.

  • Fiesta de La Rama (Agaete): It is one of the most important popular festivals in the Canary Islands that has been celebrated on August 4 for hundreds of years, to invoke the scarce rains. In the past, the aborigines would climb the mountain through the Agaete Valley to collect branches, to whip them into the sea in Puerto de Las Nieves. Hence this festival is known as “traida La Rama” and “Bajada de La Rama”.
  • Fiesta de El Charco (La Aldea de San Nicolás): In this festival, in the past, the aborigines of La Aldea and other surrounding areas of Gran Canaria gathered around El Charco to carry out fishing work, with a technique known as embabascada. It consisted of poisoning the water of the puddle with the sap of Canarian plants, such as tabaiba or cardón, to sedate and catch the fish in a simple way.
  • Fiestas Fundacionales de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: These festivals are celebrated in the month of June, during the night of San Juan. Hundreds of people gather on Las Canteras beach to celebrate this festival. This tradition culminates with a night swim in the sea and fireworks.
  • La Traída del Agua or Fiesta del Agua (Telde): this festivity is a tribute or invocation to the rains that is celebrated on the first or second weekend of August. The participants walk to the irrigation channel and the basilica of the Virgin. Along the way they douse themselves with water, using buckets, water pistols and other items. At the same time they dance to the sound of the village band.
  • La Vará del Pescado (Arinaga): this is a popular festival held in honour of the fishermen of the area on the last Friday of August, on the beach of Arinaga. It consists of a sort of seafaring pilgrimage that is celebrated with a procession led by a boat that departs from Risco Verde, in which sardines are grilled to be shared with everyone who accompanies them dancing.
  • Carnival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (and Maspalomas): the Carnival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is held in February. There are several events, such as the Drag Queen Gala, the Gran Cabalgata and the night of Los Indianos.
  • El Perro Maldito (Valsequillo): in this fun festival the young people of the village perform theatrical performances simulating hell, with the devil as the main character. They are accompanied by parades and hanging dancers, music, beach bars and open-air dances.
  • Fiestas del Almendro en Flor (Tejeda, Valsequillo and Tunte): these festivities celebrate the blossoming of the almond trees during the months of February and March. Various activities take
    place: stalls selling Canarian products (food and crafts), folklore groups and other events that highlight the customs and traditions of the Canary Islands.
  • Fiestas del Pino (Teror): this is the religious festivity of the patron saint of the island of Gran Canaria in Teror, the Virgen del Pino, which is celebrated every 8th September. A pilgrimage is made to the Basilica of Teror from different municipalities on the island to visit the virgin.
  • Caldo de papas: this is one of the most popular Canarian stews on the island. It is a broth prepared with garden produce, garlic and cumin, over which eggs are cooked.
  • Potaje de Berros: it is prepared with pork ribs, watercress, pumpkin, beans, pineapple corn, pepper, onion, tomato, garlic, cumin and saffron.
  • Puchero Canario: this is a very typical dish of the winter months, prepared with typical Canarian vegetables, millet, meat and chickpeas.
  • Rancho Canario: a stew prepared with pork and chorizo sausage, chickpeas, potatoes, tomatoes, noodles, paprika and saffron.
  • Ropa Vieja Canaria: it is prepared with leftover broth, chickpeas, chickpeas, chicken and beef. They are accompanied by a traditional sofrito made with pepper, tomato, garlic and onion.
  • Sancocho Canario: dish prepared with boiled salted fish accompanied by boiled potatoes, sweet potatoes and mojo. It is served with gofio in an earthenware dish.
  • Gay Pride Maspalomas: this event celebrates Gay Pride in May in the southern part of the island. It attracts a large number of tourists and members of the LGTBI community from all over the world.
  • WOMAD: is a music, art and dance festival that annually brings international artists to Las Palmas. It is held in Santa Catalina Park.
  • Campos de Golf: Gran Canaria has magnificent facilities for playing golf: Gran Canaria Golf, Real club Golf de Las Palmas, Mas Palomas Golf, Meloneras Golf, Anfi Tauro Golf.
  • Gran Canaria Convention Bureau: offers various services to people or companies wishing to organise congresses, conventions and other events in Gran Canaria.
  • Parque de Juegos Air Soft: is a Battle Theme Park, located in Bahia Feliz. It is an ideal option for games similar to paintball in groups. Ideal for families, adults and teenagers.

What's included in the Yacht and Sailboat Rentals de Poseidon Week

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7 days and 6 nigths

Music and stereo speakers

Towels and bed linen

Internet and Wifi

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