Playa De Taurito

If you are planning your holidays to Playa de Taurito, Gran Canaria, the following information may help by giving you an overview of the resort and the surrounding area.

Playa de Taurito is located on the southwest coast of Gran Canaria, approximately 2-3km east of Puerto de Mogan and 9km west of Puerto Rico. Playa de Taurito is a purpose-built resort with an air of refinement which would suit holidaymakers looking for a tranquil break.

Playa de Taurito’s real beach of black sand is sheltered from the wind by headlands; it’s usually quite quiet, perfect for uninterrupted sunbathing or idling hours away with a good book. Alternatively, visit the man-made beach for a change of scenery.

Playa de Taurito features an expansive lido, which for a small fee visitors can enjoy sand-free sunbathing, a huge pool and a palm-dotted ‘island’ complete with bridges and bars. Playa de Taurito has a selection of shops, however for a larger selection vistors may wish to travel west to Playa del Ingles where they will find a number of commercial centres.

Outside of your hotel’s entertainment, nightlife in Playa de Taurito is rather subdued. The resort has a variety of restaurants, bars and a few beach cafes that offer a calm and peaceful ambience. For more of a lively atmosphere the neighbouring resort of Puerto de Mogan boasts a marina which offers a number of restaurants and bars.

Playa de Taurito is like a mini Puerto Rico and also have hotels and apartments built into the cliffs, (not suitable for those with walking difficulties), however on a much lesser scale. Playa de Taurito is an ideal holiday base to enjoy a relaxed holiday for both couples and families alike. The resort also attracts windsurfers and naturists.


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