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 and budget hotels for 2017 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

Alternatively, click here to search all hotels in Playa del Ingles.

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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

9.1 Fantastic
based on 933 Agoda reviews

Gold Playa del Ingles – Only Adults4 stars

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

Most booked 2016
Top 100

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: 11-30-2016

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Gay-popular.

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

AxelBeach Maspalomas3 stars

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

Most booked 2014
Top 50
2015
Top 50
2016
Top 50

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, living/dining area, flat screen TV, kitchenette with microwave, fridge, kettle and 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: 11-20-2016

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Next to Yumbo Center.

Neptuno Gran Canaria – Adults Only4 stars

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

8.4 Very Good - based on 499 Agoda reviews

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

Most booked 2014
Top 100
2015
Top 100

An exceptionally 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 swimming pool (October to April), sauna, Finnish bath and gym.

The restaurant’s good food makes the half board option a popular choice. Neptuno offers a shuttle service to the beachfront which it is about a 15-minute walk to Hut 7. Recommended.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, sun terrace, free wi-fi, adults-only | Updated: 09-20-2016

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All suite.

Vital Suites Residencia4 stars

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

8.7 Very Good - based on 2 Agoda reviews

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 easy reach of the gay beach at Hut 7 (25 minutes across the dunes – longer if you get distracted).

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: 11-30-2016

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Next to Yumbo Center.

Hotel RIU Don Miguel3 stars

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

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

Not a gay resort but the RIU San Miguel has proven popular with gay guests, given its great location right next to the Yumbo Center and all the dining and nightlife options.

This relatively new, adults-only 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: 06-02-2016

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Walk to Yumbo Center

Seaside Sandy Beach4 stars

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

8.7 Very Good - based on 589 Agoda reviews

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 or Construction gay nightclub.

This great-value resort features spacious rooms with free WiFi, air conditioning, satellite TV and balcony. Onsite facilities include an outdoor pool with gardens, tennis courts, outdoor gym with sea views, 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: 06-02-2016

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Great-value apartments.

Sol Barbacan4 stars

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

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: 06-02-2016

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Value for money.

SENTIDO Gran Canaria Princess – Adults Only4 stars

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

8.4 Very Good - based on 1377 Agoda reviews

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: 06-02-2016

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Next to gay scene.

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

9 Very Good
based on 7 Agoda reviews

Playa del Sol – Adults Only3 stars

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

Most booked 2016
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: 12-08-2016

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Great pool, spa & gym.

Eugenia Victoria3 stars

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

8.5 Very Good - based on 261 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Great pool, spa & gym. Walk to Yumbo Center. Free WiFi.

Eugenia Victoria offers great value and a wide range of facilities, located a 10-minute walk to the gay bars in Yumbo Center. Free shuttle service provided (or you can take a taxi for about 5€).

Large guest rooms have a separate living area, satellite TV and mini-fridge. The resort has an outdoor pool with sun loungers and a quiet rooftop sun deck with a hot tub.

The indoor heated pool & spa features a jacuzzi, Finnish sauna and Turkish bath. The gym is one of the best in Playa del Ingles, with cardio machines and free weights.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 06-02-2016

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Walk to the dunes.

Apartamentos Taboga3 stars

Calle Milan 19, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria | map | distance

9.4 Fantastic - based on 178 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Walk to the dunes. Well-equipped apartments. Free WiFi.

If you are looking for great-value hotel near the popular Maspalamas dunes, then Apartamentos Taboga is difficult to beat, being just across the road.

These large, self-catering apartments feature a full kitchen with microwave, toaster and coffee machine. There is an LCD TV and free WiFi, and  fresh baguettes are delivered to your door in the morning!  The resort also has a heated swimming pool and gardens.

The gay beach area at Hut 7 is about a 15-20 minute walk away. Nightlife-wise, the Taboga is about a 15-minute walk to the gay Yumbo Center. Limited availability, so book well in advance.

features swimming pool, sun terrace, free wi-fi | Updated: 06-02-2016

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Budget option.

Aparthotel Buenos Aires2 stars

Avenida Alfereces Provisionales 27, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria | map | distance

8.6 Very Good - based on 584 Agoda reviews

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: 06-02-2016

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Apartment style.

Apartamentos Los Tilos2 stars

Avenida de España 11, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria | map | distance

7.6 Good - based on 145 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Apartment style. Opposite the Yumbo Center.

Los Tilos attracts a lot of gay guests due to its location, right across from the Yumbo Center. The basic one-bedroom apartments (twin beds) are clean, reasonably spacious and offer great value for money.

The resort has a decent-sized pool (big enough for laps), plenty of sun loungers and a restaurant & bar that serves good food at reasonable prices.

features bar, restaurant, internet access, swimming pool, sun terrace | Updated: 06-03-2016

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Meloneras

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

Near the gay beach & dunes.

Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort4 stars

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

8.8 Very Good - based on 542 Agoda reviews

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, 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 luxurious spa. Each air-conditioned room features a minibar, satellite TV and balcony. The suites are huge (70-140 m²) and 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 gay nightlife in the Yumbo Center 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: 06-03-2016

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