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Taboga - Adults Recommended
If you are looking for a great-value apartment-style room near the popular Maspalamas sand dunes, then the 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.
RIU Palace Maspalomas
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 Maspalomas 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.
Villas Salobre Gran Canaria
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.
Lopesan Baobab Resort
Lopesan Baobab Resort has everything that you look for in a luxury resort. 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. It features a 21-metre high central building, that has a bohemian look. This hotel has that 'wow' factor! 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.
IFA Catarina Hotel
The very gay-friendly IFA Catarina ticks a lot of our boxes. The hotel has a great location, halfway between the beach and Yumbo Center. Guest rooms are spacious, air-conditioned and have a private balcony have free WiFi. If you want to take a break from the beach, there is an excellent range of recreational facilities - 2 swimming pools, 3 jacuzzis, spa, gym, billiards and even table tennis. The rooftop sun deck is reserved for nudists!
MUR Neptuno Gran Canaria - Adults Only
A consistently popular hotel with gay travelers. The MUR Neptuno 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-April), sauna, Finnish bath and gym. MUR Neptuno Gran Canaria offers shuttle service to the beachfront - which is a 15-minute walk to Hut 7 gay beach.
Vital Suites Residencia
The all-inclusive Vital Suites Residencia is located near the Yumbo Center (5 minutes' walk) and within walking distance of the gay beach at Hut 7 (25 minutes - longer if you get distracted in the dunes). Large suites all air-conditioned and feature satellite TV, minibar, safe and a large terrace overlooking the pool or dunes. Free WiFi in the lobby. The resort as two pools, sun terrace with plenty of loungers. The spa include a sauna, Turkish bath and a 500 m² Talasso pool that is kept at 34°C. There is a gym with cardio and weight training equipment.
Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort
Great-value, beautiful beachfront resort with spa & casino, located just a short walk from the gay section in Maspalomas Beach & 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 has 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.
Aparthotel Buenos Aires
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 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, B&B and half-board options are available. You can walk to the gay beach, but it is easier to take a taxi.
Seaside Palm Beach
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.
Apartamentos Los Tilos
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.
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 many food choices. Although this is a family hotel, its location and quality make it a popular choice with gay travelers.
Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia
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.
Very good-value apartments near the beach and just a 10-minute walk to the Yumbo Center. Casas Pepe has extensive gardens, an outdoor swimming pool and sun terrace. The apartments have a terrace with ocean views, living area with sofa bed, flat screen TV, DVD player and free WiFi. The kitchen has a fridge, microwave and washing machine. Guests have the choice of 'self catering', 'breakfast included' or 'half board' option (self catering includes two free, freshly baked bread rolls delivered every morning).
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.
Axel Hotels is a hotel chain focusing on the LGBTIQ+ community. But first and foremost, they have created a free and tolerant society, where diversity and respect are valued, and everyone is equally welcome without prejudice to their gender identity and expression. Axel do not want to define Axel Hotels as gay-friendly, so they introduce a new term: hetero-friendly. AxelBeach Maspalomas - Apartments & Lounge Club offers the best experience and fun of the island with the best atmosphere, facilities, and leisure so you can enjoy your holiday in Gran Canaria, both day and night. Located in Maspalomas, just 1.5 km from the sea, AxelBeach Maspalomas has 92 modern apartments, distributed over 4 floors and perfectly equipped to provide maximum comfort and convenience. The complex, for adults only, has also several leisure areas conceived and designed exclusively for you to find the Axel Hotels' cool atmosphere and the most cosmopolitan meeting. Outside we can find the Sky Bar, the most crowded space in Axel and ready to live moments of fun, with a great outdoor pool in which you can refresh, sunbathe and disconnect in the sun loungers, moreover you can attend the best events and parties we organize throughout the season. A few meters away there is the Axel Lounge Garden, located in a large and pleasant garden area surrounded by Palm trees that make it the ideal place to relax and escape from the world. If you are fitness addicted, the hotel has its Axel Wellness space with a fully equipped gym with dry and wet saunas and massage cabins to shape your body and chill your mind. Visit the hotels website for further details, check out also the hotels Youtube channel for a further look into the brand and property.
Playa del Sol - Adults Only
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.
Bohemia Suites & Spa
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.
SENTIDO Gran Canaria Princess - Adults Only
Good value for money resort near Playa del Ingles beach and just 10 minutes to the gay scene. The adults-only SENTIDO features a heated pool, gym, spa with sauna, solarium, restaurant and bar. Each guest room has air conditioning, 32" flat screen TV, safe, tea & coffee-making facilities and free WiFi. The SENTIDO offers a 24-hour reception, massage service, laundry and room service.
Seaside Sandy Beach
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 has large rooms with free WiFi, air conditioning, satellite TV, balcony. There's an outdoor pool with gardens, tennis courts, outdoor gym with sea view, restaurant, bar, sauna and hot tub.
Hotel Gold by Marina
Located just 500 metres from the beach and a 5-minute walk to the gay bars at Yumbo Center, Hotel Gold by Marina features two pools with sun loungers, jacuzzi and excellent views. All rooms at this adults-only hotel have free WiFi, flat screen TV, air conditioning, 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. The onsite Planetarium has a chill-out area. The gay Yumbo Center is about a 5-minute walk away.
The bungalow-styled Artemisa budget gay resort is in prime location, just steps away from the Yumbo Center and gay nightlife. The private terrace and swimming pool is clothing-optional. Each bungalow features two beds, a living area with satellite TV, a kitchenette with fridge and coffee maker, en suite bathroom with shower and a terrace. Free WiFi. The onsite bar & restaurant offers an alternative to self-catering.
Hotel RIU Don Miguel
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.
Hotel Nayra Adults Only
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 modern, stylish single, twin and double rooms, with air conditioning, flat screen TV, safe, fridge and fast, free WiFi. 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.
Santa Catalina Hotel
The Santa Catalina Hotel is a luxury 5-star hotel located in the residentail area of Cuidad Jardin Sur. It is only a 20-minute drive from Gran Canaria Airport. The Santa Catalina is part of the Royal Hideaway group and is sat in a former casino. It towers above the city, which gives great views of the city and the Atlantic Ocean. The rooms have great features such as rain showers and mirrors that double as smart TVs. You are offered great services such as the Camarote pool bar, which serves fresh meditarraenean food and drinks.The hotel's restaurant Doramas offers a jazz brunch on Sundays.
Lopesan Villa del Conde
The Lopesan Villa del Conde is a luxury 5-star hotel located just a 23-minute drive away from Gran Canaria Airport. The hotel has both a village and hotel feel, with a central plaza that is more like a square. Here you will find various entertainment such as Concerts that are out on for hotel guests. The accomodation buildings are made to look like classic Canarian houses, with rooms that look out to lush gardens, pools and the Atlantic Ocean. All of the bathrooms have muscle-soothing showers. The hotel's spa Ocean View gives amazing views of the Atlantic. It also has amazing features such as a saltwater jacuzzi and sun terrace. The Lopesan boasts five restaurants and five bars for you to try out.
Rainbow Golf Bungalows - Gay Men Only Resort
Award-winning gay resort in a quieter part of Maspalomas, just a 5-minute drive from the dunes and the Yumbo Center gay quarter (or about 15 minutes' on foot). Each modern bungalow features a living room with sofa bed, flat screen satellite TV, free WiFi, kitchenette with fridge, microwave, hob & coffee maker. Air conditioner and laptop-sized safe are available at extra charge. Rainbow Golf has an outdoor exercise area, heated pool, jacuzzi and sun terrace. The onsite mini-market sells everyday essentials. Laundry service, massage, car/bicycle rental, free parking available.
Aqua Beach Bungalows Playa del Ingles - Gay Men Only
Located in front of Yumbo Center and a short walk of the beach & sand dunes, the gay Aqua Beach (formerly 'ParqueSol') offers bungalow-style rooms, with outdoor pool and large sun deck.Each bungalow has a living room with flat screen TV, kitchen with microwave, fridge, toaster, coffee maker and free WiFi. Air conditioning and safe available for an extra charge.Aqua Beach's prime location, close to shops, restaurants the gay nightlife, make it a popular hotel that sells out quickly. Book well in advance.
Seven Hotel & Wellness - Gay Men Only
Brand new men-only resort, located next to the Maspalomas Golf Course within easy reach of Maspalomas dunes and gay beach. Seven Hotel & Wellness features an outdoor saltwater pool, gym, sauna, restaurant and bar. Each chic, modern guest room feature en suite bathroom, living room, patio, flat screen TV, air conditioning, safety deposit box, free WiFi. Airport shuttle service is available for an extra charge.
Gay Paso Chico - Gay Men Only
This great-value, cosy gay resort has a private, clothing-optional pool surrounded by sun loungers. Located directly across the Yumbo Center gay nightlife, Gay Paso Chico Resort has just 6 bungalows. Each features two single beds, lounge area with TV, kitchen (with stove, fridge, microwave, kettle), terrace and free WiFi.
Atlantic Sun Beach - Gay Men Only
Located in quiet residential area, a short walk of the beach and dunes in Playa del Ingles, the Atlantic Sun Beach is a resort for gay men, with outdoor pool and sun loungers. Adults only and clothing optional. Each well-equipped, newly renovated apartment has a kitchen with fridge, a living area, satellite TV, private balcony. Bicycle/car rental service and tour desk are provided. The gay nightlife at Yumbo Centrum is just a 10-minute walk away. Great value for money.
Villa Adler Gay Men Only
Our new favorite resort on Gran Canaria. The men-only Villa Adler is just a short walk to Playa del Ingles Beach, the Yumbo Centrum gay nightlife and the Cita Shopping Centre. This adults-only resort offers bright, modern villas & bungalows with a kitchenette, cable TV and free WiFi. The staff are known to be attentive and friendly. You will enjoy the outdoor swimming pool and sun terrace. Or if you feel more adventurous, the cruisy Maspalomas Dunes are 15 minutes' walk away.
Gay Gran Canaria Events
Maspalomas Bear Carnival 2024
One of the largest international bear meetings in the world. BEAR Carnival features over 30 events in one week, including dance parties, pool parties, cruises and other fun-filled activities. The festival runs from March 6th to March 17th in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria. Check the website for full details of the program. The carnival is renowned for hosting over 40 events in 9 days,...