Gran Canaria • Luxury 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 town’s gay nightlife.

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Our luxury Maspalomas hotel & resort recommendations for 2017 are sorted by area:

Playa del Ingles

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


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

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Playa del Ingles

This popular area has a good selection of mid-range hotels but limited luxury options.  More luxury hotels can be found in Meloneras.

Stylish new hotel.

Avenida Estados Unidos 28, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria | map | distance

9.1 Fantastic
based on 417 Agoda reviews

Bohemia Suites & Spa5 stars

Why this hotel? Stylish new hotel. Walk to Yumbo Center. Free WiFi.

New designer hotel in the Playa del Ingles. A small fortune was spent converting a 70’s building into a stylish, avant garde hotel that sets new standards, both in terms of environment and service.

Guest rooms have fabulous views of the ocean and Maspalomas dunes from their balconies. The hotel has its own pool, sun terrace, gym, a luxurious Thai-inspired spa and a gorgeous rooftop restaurant with 360° view.

Located just a 10 minute walk from the gay nightlife in the Yumbo Center. The beach is also just a few minutes’ walk away. However, you will probably need a taxi to get to the Hut 7 area.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, sun terrace, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 01-28-2017

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Near the beach & dunes.

RIU Palace Oasis Maspalomas4 stars

Avenida Tirajana, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria

Why this hotel? Near the beach & dunes. Popular with gay guests. Free WiFi.

Located on the tip of Playa del Ingles overlooking the Maspalomas dunes, the RIU Palace Oasis is just a 5-minute walk from the gay beach and 15 minutes’ walk to gay bars at Yumbo Center.

The route from the hotel through the dunes and bushes is a busy gay cruising spot.

RIU Palace offers air-conditioned guest rooms & suites. Many rooms have a balcony with great views. There are two large swimming pools with sun loungers, restaurant and bar. Both ‘bed & breakfast’ and ‘all inclusive’ options available.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, internet access, swimming pool, sauna, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym | Updated: 01-28-2017

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Close to gay beach.

Avenida del Oasis, Gran Canaria | map | distance

9.0 Very Good
based on 698 Agoda reviews

Seaside Palm Beach5 stars

Why this hotel? Close to gay beach. Great gym. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

An excellent choice if you want to stay close to the beach. The 5-star Seaside Palm Beach is located just 100 metres from Maspalomas gay beach and features a gym, sauna and spa.

This German-owned resort offers colourful, retro-designed rooms, each of which has a balcony (with either a sea or pool view), minibar, satellite TV and free WiFi.

Facilities include a large lagoon-styled saltwater pool and sun terrace set within mature tropical gardens. The resort has a good choice of restaurants and bars, with different BBQ buffet themes.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, sauna, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 01-28-2017

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Unique design.

Lopesan Baobab Resort5 stars

Calle Mar Adriático 1, Meloneras, Gran Canaria | map | distance

8.9 Very Good - based on 54 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Unique design. Near the gay beach & dunes.

One of just a few hotels on Gran Canaria that can actually claim to have some ‘wow’ factor. Lopesan Baobab Resort features a huge 21-metre-high, African-styled as the central building.

This 5-star resort is set within tropical garden with swimming pools, waterfalls and a river, ensuring that everyone have their own space to chill out. Guest rooms & suites are very comfortable, each with air conditioner, minibar, HDTV and WiFi.

Location-wise, Lopesan is one of the closest hotels to the Maspalomas gay beach & cruising area (about 600 metres). You will need a taxi to get to the gay bars & clubs in the Yumbo Center.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, internet access, swimming pool, gym, spa | Updated: 01-28-2017

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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.

Luxury villas.

Avenida del Oasis 32, Gran Canaria | map | distance

9.4 Fantastic
based on 158 Agoda reviews

Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia5 stars

Why this hotel? Luxury villas. Excellent dining & facilities. Free WiFi.

Located just a few minutes’ walk from Maspalomas sand dunes, the 5-star Seaside Grand offers Spanish colonial-inspired villas with private balconies and modern facilities including free WiFi.

The villas are set in beautiful, mature tropical gardens, with a large pool, extensive sun terraces and loungers. Guests have free use of the tennis court and other facilities at the nearby Seaside Palm Beach Hotel.

The resort has a well-equipped gym, hydro-massage saltwater pool, sauna and Turkish bath. Seaside’s restaurant offers some of the best Canarian and international food on the island.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, sun terrace, free wi-fi | Updated: 01-28-2017

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Next to golf course.

Villas Salobre Gran Canaria5 stars

Urbanización Salobre Km 53 Gc1, Gran Canaria | map | distance

8.3 Very Good - based on 12 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Next to golf course. Great views. Private villas. Free WiFi.

Located about 5 km from Maspalomas, Villa Salobre offers luxurious, private villas with beautiful views over the countryside in Salobre golf resort.

The stylish villas come in all shapes and sizes and feature a great range of indoor and outdoor facilities including a fully equipped kitchen, terrace with sun loungers, free WiFi. Many villas have their own private pool.

Guests have access to the adjacent Sheraton Salobre Golf Resort and its range of restaurants and bars. Unless you plan to just chill out in your villa, we strongly recommend hiring a car to get to/from the gay beach and nightlife.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, sauna, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 01-28-2017

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