Gran Canaria • Mid-Range + Budget Hotels

Gran Canaria Gay Area MapGran Canaria is one of Europe’s most popular gay beach destinations.

Most gay travellers head for Maspalomas to relax on the famous beach and sand dunes and to enjoy the Playa del Ingles gay nightlife.

Our recommended mid-range & budget hotels for 2018 are sorted by area:

Playa del Ingles

a district in Maspalomas, famous for the gay bars & clubs in the Yumbo Center

Meloneras

a more upmarket area with higher quality resorts closer to the gay section of Maspalomas beach

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Playa del Ingles

These selected hotels are just a short walk from gay bars at the Yumbo Center. Some are within walking distance of the Maspalomas gay beach or can be reached by taxi in a few minutes.

Adults Only.

Estados Unidos 15, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria | map | distance

9.04 Exceptional
based on 1969 reviews

Gold Playa del Ingles – Only Adults4 stars

Why this hotel? Adults Only. Great location & facilities. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2016
Top 100
2017
Top 50

Located just 500 metres from the beach and a 5-minute walk to the gay bars at Yumbo Center, the well-rated Gold Playa del Ingles offers two pools with sun loungers, jacuzzi and excellent views.

All rooms at this adults-only hotel have free WiFi, flat screen TV, air conditioning and a small kitchen with microwave and hob. Some rooms offer sea views from their private balcony.

The hotel has its own bar and restaurant that serves breakfast until noon. Lunch can be enjoyed by the pool. And you can enjoy drinks at the hotel’s Planetarium chill-out area before heading out to the Yumbo Center gay nightlife (about a 5-minute walk away).

features: bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 01-06-2017

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Gay-popular choice.

Avenida Tirajana 32, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria | map | distance

8.34 Excellent
based on 2815 reviews

AxelBeach Maspalomas3 stars

Why this hotel? Gay-popular choice. Fabulous pool. Great location. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 50
2016
Top 50
2017
Top 25

The world-renowned, gay-popular AxelBeach Maspalomas offers stylish apartments just a few minutes’ walk from the Yumbo Center gay nightlife and 1.5 km from the beach.

All guest rooms have air conditioning, a living/dining area, flat screen TV, kitchenette with microwave, fridge, kettle & coffee maker. Fabulous facilities include a swimming pool with sun loungers and garden, spa, outdoor jacuzzi, wet/dry sauna and a gym.

features: bar, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 02-10-2017

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All suite.

Avenida de Gran Canaria 80, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria | map | distance

8 Excellent
based on 252 reviews

Vital Suites Residencia4 stars

Why this hotel? All suite. Private terrace. Walk to Yumbo Center. Free WiFi.

The all-inclusive Vital Suites Residencia is located close to the Yumbo Center (just 5 minutes’ walk) and within walking distance of the gay beach at Hut 7 (about 25 minutes – longer if you get distracted in the dunes).

The spacious suites are all air-conditioned and feature satellite TV, minibar, safe and a large terrace overlooking the pool or dunes. WiFi is free in the lobby.

The resort as two pools, sun terrace with plenty of loungers. Spa facilities include a sauna, Turkish bath and a 500 m² Talasso pool that is kept at 34°C. There is a gym with both cardiovascular and weight training equipment.

features: bar, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, sauna, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 09-06-2017

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Value for money.

Avenida de Gran Canaria, 18, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria | map | distance

8.21 Excellent
based on 2267 reviews

SENTIDO Gran Canaria Princess – Adults Only4 stars

Why this hotel? Value for money. Near Playa del Ingles beach. Free WiFi.

Good value for money, close to Playa del Ingles beach and just 10 minutes to the gay scene. The adults-only SENTIDO features a heated pool, gym, spa with sauna and solarium, restaurant and bar.

Each guest room has air conditioning, 32″ flat screen TV, safe and tea & coffee-making facilities and free WiFi. The SENTIDO offers a 24-hour reception, massage service, laundry and room service.

features: bar, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, massage, sauna, sun terrace, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 18-09-2017

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Next to Yumbo Center.

Avenida Alféreces Provisionales 29, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria | map | distance

8.23 Excellent
based on 1786 reviews

Neptuno Gran Canaria – Adults Only4 stars

Why this hotel? Next to Yumbo Center. Great value. Gay-popular. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 100

A consistantly popular hotel with gay travellers. The Neptuno Gran Canaria is located directly behind the Yumbo Center, the island’s main gay nightlife.

The hotel offers comfortable, air-conditioned room, with satellite flat screen TV, electronic safe, minibar, coffee & tea maker, free WiFi and a balcony. There is a heated pool (October to April), sauna, Finnish bath and gym.

Neptuno offers a shuttle service to the beachfront which it is about a 15-minute walk to Hut 7 gay beach.

features: bar, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, sun terrace, free wi-fi, adults-only | Updated: 21-09-2017

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Excellent location.

Calle Irlands 25, Playa Del Ingles,, Gran Canaria | map | distance

Hotel Nayra4 stars

Why this hotel? Excellent location. Brand new. Adults only. Free WiFi.

The brand new, adults only Hotel Nayra has an excellent location, just a 2 minute walk from the heart of Gran Canaria’s gay nightlife at the Yumbo Centre.

The resort offers a choice of modern, stylish single, twin and double rooms all of which are air-conditioned and feature a flat screen TV, safe, fridge and fast, free WiFi. A freshly cooked to order breakfast is offered in the morning.

Facilities include a two swimming pools, sun terrace with loungers and day beds and a gym.

features: bar, cafe, restaurant, internet access, swimming pool, sun terrace, maze, adults-only, | Updated: 21-09-2017

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Walk to Yumbo Center

Avenida Menceyes, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria | map | distance

8.84 Excellent
based on 1356 reviews

Seaside Sandy Beach4 stars

Why this hotel? Walk to Yumbo Center Excellent value & facilities. Free WiFi.

The Seaside Sandy Beach is about 10-minute walk from the Yumbo Center, so you can walk back to the hotel after a night out at the popular Mantrix gay dance club.

This great-value resort features large rooms with free WiFi, air conditioning, satellite TV and balcony. Facilities include an outdoor pool with gardens, tennis courts, outdoor gym with sea view, restaurant, bar, sauna and hot tub.

features: bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, sauna, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 26-07-2017

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Next to Yumbo Center.

Avenida de Tirajana 30, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria | map | distance

8.39 Excellent
based on 3028 reviews

Hotel RIU Don Miguel3 stars

Why this hotel? Next to Yumbo Center. Fabulous pool. Great value. Free WiFi.

The budget priced, adults only RIU Don Miguel has a great location right next to the restaurants, shops and gay bars and clubs in the Yumbo Center.

The hotel offers free bus service to the beach and seafront promenade (about 5 km away), a large swimming pool with sun loungers, gym, whirlpool and an excellent à la carte restaurant.

Guest rooms are bright and modern, with free WiFi, flat screen TV, seating area and private balcony. Great value for money and a good option to consider.

features: restaurant, swimming pool, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 18-09-2017

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Next to gay scene.

Avenida Tirajana 26, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria | map | distance

8.04 Excellent
based on 1107 reviews

Playa del Sol – Adults Only3 stars

Why this hotel? Next to gay scene. Apartment-style rooms. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2016
Top 100
2017
Top 100

The Playa del Sol is literally less than 1-minute walk from the Yumbo Center gay bars, clubs. and shops. Its excellent location and value for money make it a popular choice with gay visitors.

This adults-only resort features newly renovated 1- and 2-bedroom apartments with comfortable lounge and dining area, kitchenette and balcony. Free WiFi in public areas.

The large, well-maintained pool has plenty of sun loungers. The poolside bar serves drinks and good-value snacks during the day.

features: bar, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, sauna, sun terrace, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 14-04-2017

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Budget option.

Avenida Alfereces Provisionales 27, Gran Canaria | map | distance

8.68 Excellent
based on 1022 reviews

Aparthotel Buenos Aires2 stars

Why this hotel? Budget option. Next to Yumbo Center. Free WiFi.

The gay-popular Aparthotel Buenos Aires offers budget apartments in a very convenient location – right next to the Yumbo Center! The resort features a pool with plenty of sun loungers, shades and a poolside bar.

The apartments are fully furnished with satellite TV and free WiFi. The kitchen has a microwave, fridge, toaster, hob, etc. There is no air conditioning, but fans are available for rent.

There is a supermarket nearby, so you can easily stock up on groceries. Nonetheless, bed & breakfast and half-board options are available. You can walk to the gay beach, but it is easier to take a taxi.

features: bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, free wi-fi | Updated: 26-07-2017

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Great-value apartments.

Avenida Tirajana 27, Playa del Inglés, Gran Canaria | map | distance

8.99 Excellent
based on 1298 reviews

Sol Barbacan4 stars

Why this hotel? Great-value apartments. Next to Yumbo Center. Free WiFi.

Quality apartments next to the gay Yumbo Center. Sol Barbacan offers modern, well-equipped rooms with air conditioning, kitchen (fridge, microwave, toaster), lounge area, flat screen TV and free WiFi.

The hotel has 3 swimming pools, tennis courts, a mini golf course and provides nightly entertainment. There is a supermarket onsite, although you can take a good-value half board option with lots of choices of dishes.

Whilst Sol Barbacan is a family hotel, its location and quality make it a very popular choice with gay travellers.

features: bar, live music, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, free wi-fi | Updated: 18-09-2017

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Meloneras

Located on the far side of Maspalomas dunes, hotels in Meloneras are close to Hut 7 (gay section of the beach) and just a few minutes by taxi from the Yumbo Center gay nightlife in Playa del Ingles.

Near the gay beach & dunes.

Mar Mediterráneo 1, Meloneras, Gran Canaria | map | distance

8.97 Excellent
based on 5176 reviews

Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort4 stars

Why this hotel? Near the gay beach & dunes. Excellent dining & views.

Great-value, beautiful beachfront resort with spa & casino, located just a short walk from the gay section of Maspalomas Beach and dunes. With over 1,000 guest rooms, the Lopesan covers a massive space with a huge range of facilities.

There are 4 swimming pools with sun loungers (and a dedicated nudist area), tennis courts, shopping arcade, cinema and a spa. Each air-conditioned room features a minibar, satellite TV and balcony. The large suites (70-140 m²) include a separate living area and larger terrace.

The resort has 2 excellent restaurants that serve a variety dishes for breakfast and buffet dinner if you opt for half board. The Yumbo Center gay nightlife is less than 10 minutes away by taxi.

features: bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, internet access, swimming pool, sauna, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, beach | Updated: 18-09-2017

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