Useful Information & Top tips for visiting Gran Canaria

When to go

  • Gran Canaria enjoys gentle summers and warm winters, with temperatures rarely dropping below 22C making the island popular both for summer holidays and winter sun.
  • The sea is warm enough to swim in all year.
  • Sun cream is essential in the summer months, while a light coat is all you need on winter evenings.

Average Temperature

Winter Spring Summer Autumn
16/22ºC 18/23ºC 21/26ºC 18/24ºC
61/72ºF 64/73ºF 70/79ºF 64º/75ºF

For a full Gran Canaria weather forecast please click here

Currency: Euro

Time: The same as in UK (GMT)

International dial code: 00 34

Language: Spanish

Flight time: Between 3h30m and 4h

Gran Canaria is one of the 7 Canary Islands. It is part of Spain and is the outermost region of the European Union enjoying much lower taxes.