Why is it called Playa del Ingles?

Why is it called Playa del Ingles?

Alex says: Playa del Inglés (Englishman’s Beach) is named after an English farmer who grew tomatoes where the resort is now, and transported them up the coast by camel. Mad dogs and Englishmen. Playa del Inglés beach runs right along the front of the resort but quickly widens out into dunes as you head east.

How much is taxi from Playa del Ingles to Gran Canaria airport?


Taxi €35 20min
Bus €7 50min

What airline do you fly into for Playa del Carmen?

What airports are near Playa del Carmen? The closest airport is Cozumel (CZM) (12.15 mi). Another nearby airport is Cancun (CUN) (31.13 mi). KAYAK recommends you fly to Cancun.

Is Playa del Carmen busy in May?

The best months to visit Playa del Carmen is May and August! May is a great time because you get all the sunshine, fewer crowds and the humidity isn’t so sticky. August is the month just before the 2 rainiest months hit and the weather was so lovely when we were there (low number of tourists too!)

Why choose Playa del Inglés for your Gran Canaria holiday?

One of Gran Canaria’s most popular resort towns, you’ll never go hungry on holiday in Playa del Inglés. As a desirable destination, it’s no surprise the oceanfront promenade is lined with eateries of every description. From relaxed beach bars to sunset dinners, you’re spoilt for choice.

What to do on a staycation in Playa del Ingles?

Holidays to Playa del Ingles are snapped up by families, sun-seekers and party-goers. Daytimes can be spent relaxing by the pool or on the beach and, when darkness descends, the mood becomes a little more energised. If you love to party, Playa del Ingles on the island of Gran Canaria is where you want to be.

When is the cheapest time to visit Playa del Inglés?

When is the cheapest time to visit Playa del Inglés? For hot nightlife and even hotter temperatures, summer is a great time to visit. Spring and autumn are ideal for cheap holidays to Playa del Inglés, whereas November to February offers a welcome dose of winter sun. Top Playa Del Ingles hotels

Which Playa del Ingles Beach is best for families?

After all, Playa del Ingles’ main beach is one of its main draws. Set in a crescent-shaped bay, the three-kilometre stretch has soft sands lapped by tranquil Atlantic waters and is perfect for families. There are other options nearby, including beaches for nudists and surf breaks.