Stretched to a length of 2.7 km of the beach of Playa del Ingles is one of the most famous in Europe. From east to adjoin the beach of San Agustin, and from the west – Maspalomas Guests waiting here a favorable climate of Gran Canaria and a special “factor of well-being”, so the beach is very popular throughout the year: this is the full tourist route in Spain.
On this beach you will find a bright sun and a lot of fun, here we offer a variety of opportunities for leisure and sports activities, including jet ski, sailing, windsurfing, water skiing and much more.
There are several versions of the origin of the name. According to one of the most probable versions, in the early XX century, this is not the equipped area became a regular vacation bohemia French, but local people referred to them by the British.
Playa del Inglés is a elongated beach with high sand dunes, bordered on one side with San Agustin and the other – the center of Maspalomas.
The area of this resort until 1960 appeared as the desert has not yet begun large-scale construction of the tourist zone. In recent years it has undergone renovation, as constructed of large concrete blocks, in sharp contrast to the surrounding countryside. In Playa del Inglés operates a sufficient number of shopping centers.
The population of Playa del Inglés was 17 158 in 2002 and continues to grow.