Aparthotel Riu Flamingo
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- Shuttle bus service
- Tennis Court
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Outdoor pool
- Multilingual staff
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Travel Blogs from Playa del Ingles
... found the bus station where a very helpful girl told us which bus to catch to visit the old part of the city which was pedestrianised and really pleasant. Another bus took us back along the waterfront to return to the ship for some very late lunch, some time with our books and watching the sail away and then dinner and ...
... the beach there was an option to have a ride on a camel, which was actually a dromedary but we took a pass as we had done this years ago in Morocco and found them very smelly and unpleasant (compared to horses).
There are many sailboats and they have some famous sailing regatta in November which is a race from here to America and is very far and takes about 2-3 weeks. This was the place where Columbus stopped on his famous voyages to ...
... amble through the bowl-shaped volcanic crater near Las Palmas.
10. Glam up for Garbo's dinner show
Garbo's is a Gran Canaria institution. This glamorous gala cabaret has been serenading audiences since 1997 with showstopping song and dance numbers, and enough sequins to make Strictly's wardrobe department jealous. The atmosphere is electric, and you'll be tapping your feet and singing along with the rock and pop tunes before its dazzling finale.
As you may expect (since we docked our ship there), Las Palmas is a seaside city with and abundance of palm trees and is therefore so named. The grey skies that greeted us soon melted away to reveal the endless blue one would expect from this holiday destination. Gran Canaria is referred to as a miniature continent, as it contains so many different micro-climates. The population is 1.4 million and Las Palmas is a busy port. As we walked away from the ship a lady in costume ...
We docked at Gran Canaria at around 07:00 local time. Clearance was granted at around 08:00, so passengers and crew were able to go ashore shortly afterwards. We were advised that the back on board time was 17:30 local. We disembarked at around 12:45 and walked around the quayside to see for the first time, Britannia's Union Flag bow. The water was very blue and the port had a ...