If you want to know the things to do in Agüimes, in this post we are explaining it. It is a municipality with lots of resources and landscapes to enjoy. From its picturesque interior and coastal towns, to its unexplored beaches. It has also beautiful ravines and a yummy Canarian gastronomy. Do not worry, you just have to keep reading if you do not want to miss any detail about what to see in Agüimes.
Things to do in Agüimes
✔ Agüimes town
In this picturesque municipality you should know mainly two towns, the historic center of Agüimes and the coastal town of Arinaga. The town of Agüimes has various metal sculptures such as the famous one of the camel, as well as pedestrian streets to enjoy a pleasant walk.
✔ Arinaga village
On the other hand, in the coastal town of Arinaga you have a coastline to enjoy sports such as diving, snorkeling, kite surfing and wind surfing. In addition to taking a walk along its long sea promenade and enjoying good Canarian food.
✔ Beaches in Agüimes
The beaches of Agüimes are something that you can not miss in your visit to this municipality. We highlight for its beauty the beach of El Cabrón with one of the most beautiful sea beds of Gran Canaria. Therefore, the island’s diving destination par excellence.
Also, next to El Cabrón Beach, in the town of Arinaga is the Risco Verde and the beach and natural pools of Arinaga. The whole coast is ideal for windsurfing and diving. If you want to have good views of the whole coast of Agüimes, you have to visit the famous lighthouse of Arinaga.
✔ Things to do in Agüimes: ravines and trails
On the other hand, in Guayadeque you can visit the entire ravine by car to appreciate its beauty and discover the Canarian cuisine, prehistory and crafts in its caves. You can also visit its Interpretation Center at the beginning of the ravine.
✔ Temisas and the Astronomic Observatory
Finally, we recommend a walk through the Canarian town of Temisas. Here you can even buy local olive oil. A few meters from the town is the Temisas Astronomical Observatory and it also has its attraction to visit it.
Places to eat in Agüimes
Besides the places to visit in Agüimes it is important to know where to eat. We recommend the restaurants of Guayadeque, specifically La Era and the Vega restaurant. In the same way, on the beach of Arinaga you can not miss La Vaquería, both for breakfast, lunch, snack or dinner.
In Arinaga is also recommended Hornos de la Cal restaurant, nearby Risco Verde bay.
Rural hotels in Agüimes
In Agüimes there are various accommodation options, from the exclusivity of the Caves of Guayadeque, to beautiful rural hotels within its old town. Check out all the hotels in Agüimes here.
Gran Canaria guides
Well this has been the summary of all the places to visit in Agüimes. We hope that the information has been useful for you. Also, if you would like to save time in organizing your itinerary through Gran Canaria, you can not miss our itineraries of the island per day, as well as our restaurant guide. Let us be your local guide of Gran Canaria 🙂