Meloneras in Gran Canaria is one of the newest tourist areas in the south of the island and, therefore, one of the most expensive to stay in. It belongs to the sun and beach tourist destination Maspalomas – Costa Canaria, within the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana. It is here that the latest five-star hotels, resorts and villas have opened. In addition, it has a pleasant walk that runs along the entire coast from the Maspalomas Lighthouse to the Meloneras beach. All in an environment surrounded by restaurants and boutiques. Below we give you all the details about this area of Gran Canaria that you cannot miss.
Meloneras beach has fine and grey sand, rocks and boulders. When the tide is high you have to be careful with the rocks that are submerged when bathing. It has a length of approximately 570 m is located a few steps from Maspalomas, the Faro, Las Mujeres and Pasito Blanco beaches.
The beach has the Blue Flag and has the following services: rental of sunbeds and umbrellas, footbaths, access ramps and nearby public and private parking. In addition, a few steps away is the Meloneras shopping center with toilets, mini markets and restaurants.
Restaurants in Meloneras
The offer of restaurants in Meloneras is quite wide and varied. The restaurant El Churrasco specializes in grilled meats. Also the restaurant La Toscana, a beautiful and very yummy Italian, both inside the Lopesan Costa Meloneras hotel. On the same promenade there is also the Café del Mar, both for having a drink watching a show, and for lunch or dinner.
On the other hand, on the beach of Meloneras, inside the shopping center we have Bar La Ruta, a brewery with delicious hamburgers. Also in this shopping center, but right next to the beach, is Casa Serafín with fresh fish and some Canarian tapas. Finally, in the same avenue we can have a drink and refresh ourselves with a good ice cream at the Pingüino Soul. If you want more information about places to eat in the area, take a look at our article on restaurants in Maspalomas.
Hotels in Meloneras
As we said at the beginning, it is one of the most renovated areas in the south of Gran Canaria. This is where you will find the best hotels and, therefore, the most expensive on the island. We can say that the only luxury hotel in Gran Canaria is located in the Maspalomas area. It is the Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia 5* Gran Lujo. There are also very good hotels and resorts along the entire promenade such as the Lopesan Costa Meloneras, the Lopesan Villa del Conde and the H10 Meloneras Palace. You can see them all by clicking on the following button.
Si lo que buscas es un resort u hotel familiar, te recomendamos el RIU Gran Canaria o el Lopesan Baobab.
Leisure and entertainment
In addition to enjoying more than 2 kilometers of avenue by the sea to walk, run or ride a bike, there is a wide range of leisure to liven up our vacation days. We will mention below everything you can do in Meloneras.
✔ Meloneras Golf
If you are passionate about golf, here you have a spectacular golf course with sea views. Look how beuatiful!
If what you are looking for is shopping, on the same walk we find Boulevard Faro with several jewelers, perfumeries and boutiques such as Lacoste, Hugo Boss, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, etc.
In the area there is also the C.C. Boulevard Oasis next to the Lopesan Baobab hotel and the Meloneras beach shopping center, although in the latter there is little shopping, rather than catering.
✔ Spa & Thalasso Corallium
Within the Lopesan Costa Meloneras and Lopesan Villa del Conde hotels are the Spa and the Thalasso Corallium, respectively. Here you can enjoy massages and treatments with sea views like the one we show you below. They also have circuits that make you go through different stations and / or rituals that will leave you feeling like new.
✔ Night life
With regard to nightlife, here you can enjoy the Chester nightclub, the Casino de Meloneras, as well as the outdoor shows provided by the Café del Mar.
What did you think of this walk through the south of Gran Canaria? We believe that there is no lack of reasons to have this destination among your options to spend your holidays. If you have any questions, leave us a comment below, it will surely help other readers.
Gran Canaria guides
Finally, we leave you with just one click our digital guides of Gran Canaria. These are travel guides designed by locals so that you can get to know the most authentic side of the island on your own and at your own pace. Take a look at all of our ebooks below!