Introducing Playa Taurito
Playa Taurito is a popular beach resort situated on the southwest coast of Gran Canaria. It is situated between Puerto de Mogan in the east, and Playa del Ingles to the west. This particular stretch of coastline boasts some fantastic beaches, and the resort is much quieter than the island’s main tourist hotspots.
To get to Playa Taurito, you’ll need to fly to Las Palmas International Airport (LPA). Flights from the UK will take 4 hours 15 minutes, and after that it’s just a 30-minute transfer from the airport to Playa Taurito itself.
Playa Taurito Holidays
Holidays to Playa Taurito are perfect for anyone in search of a tranquil beach break. This elegant, purpose built resort caters for those holidaymakers who wish to avoid the crowds, and the whole area has a certain air of refinement about it. Most of the accommodations are situated on the steep sides of a narrow valley, which open up onto a beautiful park at the bottom.
Here in the lido area you’ll be able to enjoy facilities such as sand-free sunbathing, a luxurious outdoor swimming pool and an artificial island lined with palm trees. There are bridges connecting the two banks, and a number of bars and restaurants on offer. In fact, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to eating out in Playa Taurito. Seafood is a particular favourite here, and there are a large number of fresh fish restaurants around the resort. Other options on a holiday to Playa Taurito include a great selection of tapas bars and pizzerias, as well as eateries serving more conventional international cuisine. You’ll find a range of bars and nightclubs dotted around the resort, but if you’re looking for a lively nightlife, you’re better off heading down the road towards Playa del Ingles. See here for holidays to Playa del Ingles
The beach itself is quite simply heavenly, featuring miles of gold and black sands. Surrounded by a ridge of cliffs, the coastline is well sheltered from the elements, and the shallow waters make this a safe spot for children to bathe and play. There are a number of water sports on offer here as well, which vary from banana boats to kayaks. Scuba diving is also a particularly popular pastime on a holiday to Playa Taurito, as the clear waters of the Atlantic allow great visibility while you explore amongst the colourful marine life.
Cheap Holidays in Playa Taurito
Holidays to Playa Taurito are a great option for anyone just looking to relax and enjoy a little sunshine. The resort is generally cheaper than larger neighbouring destinations such as Playa del Ingles, and the beaches are much less crowded. If you’re looking for a peaceful beach holiday away from the masses this year, then a holiday in Playa Taurito is the perfect option. Book all holidays to Spain with lastminute.com