Unique things to do in Gran Canaria
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Unique things to do in Gran Canaria

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Canarian Wine Experience at Bodega Los Lirios
The experience will begin with a guided visit through our vineyard, where we will focus on agriculture followed by our cellar, where we will talk about our winemaking. Then we will head to our restaurant to taste our red wine together with some local delicacies. Do not miss the most authentic opportunity to enjoy a unique environment at the hills of the Bandama Volcano. It is the perfect way to enjoy the Fortunate Islands, from one of its richest aspects, nature.
Salsa & Bachata Basic Class North
Let's learn to dance salsa and bachata together! Whether you are a couple, a group of friends, family, or even a solo traveler, you will have a lot of fun, while enjoying one of the best views of Las Palmas. At the end of the adventure, you will be able to follow the rhythm and dance your first steps in Cuban salsa and bachata. We are a group of local dancers that want to share the traditions of this kind of dance and music. The meeting point will be in a public and open area in front of the sea, in a suggestive place that will inspire you. Remember: humans are made to move their bodies with music: everyone can dance; the only thing that stops you is shame. That's why the experience will be lived in a funny and comfortable way. Technically, you will discover some tips that will allow you to dance like real salseros. You will learn the basic and advanced steps of salsa and bachata and you will learn how to coordinate it if you want to dance in couple or not. If your partner is someone who you live with then you can practice couple dance with him/her. Other things to note: In the case of rain, the experience can not be done. I can postpone the time or the day. Is better in couples. No dance experience needed.
Amazing Hiking With Ocean Views
Before starting this amazing experience we will meet up at La Laguna bus station (we can also meet at Santa Cruz bus station) We will be hiking into this ancient forest for around 4 hours, time enough to enjoy and admire the variety of fauna and flora of this magic region. As we start this adventure at 1.000 meters sea-level altitude, you will be able to see the contrasts of the region from some of the best viewpoints of the Island. I have my camera always with me, so you don´t need to worry about going back home without a proper souvenir of this adventure. I will provide you with water, snacks, and sunscreen. We can also meet at the Santa Cruz de Tenerife bus station. Medium hiking level.
Enjoy a Real Canarian Wineryツ
You are going to spend a day in the countryside visiting a family winery that has been run by generation after generation for more than a century, cultivating and treading the Canary grape themselves to produce a natural wine, without sulfites or additives and without preservatives or dyes, which makes this product an exclusive wine that cannot be found in shops or restaurants. My father took me to this winery since I was a child, so I can make you feel at home in a special place with a rustic atmosphere located in an area very famous for its vineyards, "Monte Lentiscal", next to the volcanic crater of Bandama, that we also visit in advance. This winery is usually visited by "locals" who gather to taste the exquisite wine, accompanied by tasty Canarian food, music, and an amazing atmosphere (depending on availability we can visit other wineries in the area of ​​Monte Lentiscal). You will taste a variety of quality typical Canarian food accompanied by local wine as well as water. We have transportation service for a MAXIMUM OF 8 PASSENGERS. Ask about the transport service, we can pick you up! This atypical experience is for travelers who want to enjoy a day in the countryside in a unique place on the island. Discover the Real Local Lifestyle! Join CanaryCleta!
Discover Las Palmas city by bikeツ
You will ride our comfortable Dutch-style bikes to get to know the always-warm city of Las Palmas, which is full of unforgettable people and lovely spots that we would like to share with you. We will start in the old town, where we will make several stops in the most beautiful places in the Vegueta neighborhood. Next, we will be able to enjoy the oldest market in the city where you can taste the only coffee grown in Europe, the Agaete coffee, produced in the northern area of ​​the island. You will also discover the best corners of the most beautiful neighborhood, Triana , full of pedestrian streets, bars, terraces and mysterious buildings. Bike through the neighborhood where the British settled and the Sta. Catalina park, the area where we celebrate our most important festival. Also get to know Las Canteras beach, considered one of the best city beaches in the world, and Plaza de España, the current city center. Finally, we will return to the meeting point enjoying the best views of the city and observing everything we have seen from a higher. Thanks to this experience you will get a deeper insight into the city, so we recommend doing it at the beginning of your holidays. It must be best to have some basic bike riding experience in advance and it’s suitable for all ages with basic fitness. Let us know in advance if you come with your children. Join CanaryCleta!

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Surfing in the Waves of Gran Canaria
Discover one of the best ''SURF SPOT' on the island of Gran Canaria, where only locals know for a good surf session in the city of Las Palmas deư on the famous Las Canteras Beach. We will make an introduction to surfing equipment and its water handling to surf the waves . With a warmth, we started the activity and with the basic theory-practic knowledge out of the water. Always adapting to guests' needs. Once prepared we will jump into the water to enjoy the waves, warmth and water temperature of the Canary Islands. We will practice the technique and enjoy a session in the best waves conditions and make the session enjoyable and safe for everyone. We will end with a stretch session already out of the water to relax your body and return to the calm. There will be a photo shoot!! For maximum safety the groups are reduced by up to 6 people , managing to give a complete attention to the participants with an experienced instructor and local surfer. If you have any questions, please contact me for more information. The surfing experience is for all levels ,from beginners to advanced. Several surf days can be booked for people who want to continue practicing.
Observación astronómica y paseo nocturno en Roque Nublo
Es imprescindible tener vehículo propio para llegar al punto de encuentro. No hay transporte público y el taxi puede ser muy caro. Nos reuniremos en el centro de la isla en medio de un paisaje de montañas. Para llegar a este lugar no hay opciones de transporte público en la noche, por lo que recomendamos que alquiles un coche. De este modo también te aconsejaremos algunos lugares que visitar en el centro de la isla. Desde aquí comenzaremos una ruta por parte del Camino de Santiago de Gran Canaria, el trekking más famoso de la isla. Llegaremos a uno de los lugares más icónicos de Tejeda, la Ventana del Nublo. En este mágico lugar contemplaremos el atardecer con vistas al Roque Nublo y al Teide y hablaremos sobre conceptos básicos de astronomía mientras el cielo se oscurece. Tras esto, podremos observar el cielo nocturno, identificar constelaciones, planetas y la Vía Láctea. Se servirán unos aperitivos y bebida caliente mientras observas el cielo. En esta actividad no se usan telescopios: aprenderás a interpretar el cielo por ti mismo para que lo puedas disfrutar cada noche con tus propios recursos.
Aerial Yoga / Antigravity
Aerial Yoga Are you ready to Fly? Join us on our Beautiful Roof top Terrace as we’re going against Gravity! By using the hammocks as support when we’re going through different variations of Yoga Postures it is easy and fun for the first experiences to join in! There will be inversions postures in the air where we go upside down for those who wants to, and The class will end resting with the Fabrics as support in Shavasana with a breathing exercise and meditation The benefits of Aerial Yoga For the beginners practitioner it is an amazing relief to release all weight into the fabric, and in a comfortable way maintain every posture. It will reactivate all the body’s muscles and regenerate and strengthen all of the joints and even active the lymph system to get rid of and Cleans all of the over weight and toxins of the body - it’s like wrapping out a wet tissue, The advanced Practitioner: We must constantly work on our Flexibility, and Aerial yoga allows the intermedian and advance practitioner to go deeper and adjust into each posture in a safe and at the same time managed way. It is a Perfect match if your in the stage of your Yoga Journey where you trying to align and find your correct body posture, and increase full-body flexibility and stretch and on top of this - it´s Super Fun =P!
Green Witchcraft in Magical Gran Canaria
Learn the secrets of traditional Yerberia with the Herbolario Canario: natural magic with herbs, tinctures, sahumerios, and more. Massimo will show you in the Herbolario all the secrets about medicinal plants so, you will be able to create your personal preparation: starting from picking herbs in their natural environment and ending to their different applications and uses. You will live the life of the green witch for a day, walking through the magical valley of Azuaje, far from the noise of the city and connecting with the real energy of Mother Nature. This place has a long history of healers and represents the last corner of the island that still preserves the original Gran Canaria vegetation. It is a very special place of healing, for me and for the whole island. After we have experienced the preparation together, we will enjoy a comforting infusion created with the plants harvested, celebrating our work on the terrace that provides enchanting views of the valley! From this experience you will take: a preparation of medicinal plants done with your own hands; the knowledge to be able to prepare your own natural medicine kit and a powerful connection with the natural magic of the herbs. I look forward to seeing you!
Fun kayaking tour in sea caves and calm coves
¿Buscas un recorrido tranquilo? Entonces esto no es para ti :) Disfruta de la costa en una ruta de aventura respetuosa con la naturaleza con un guía local experto en el tour a las Cuevas de Mogán. Ven a descubrir la costa más impresionante de Gran Canaria en una auténtica ruta de aventura a través del mar. Un recorrido en kayak explorando cuevas, saltando desde acantilados (opcional) y aprendiendo a jugar con las olas mientras remas en un kayak de 2 plazas. Los kayaks de mar son muy seguros y no es necesaria experiencia (pero sí recomendable), el guía te explicará cómo manejarlos tú mismo. Pero esto es sólo el comienzo, después de explorar la superficie descubriremos el azul profundo haciendo snorkel en esta costa volcánica y descansando en playas paradisíacas. Nuestro guía también le explicará sobre la vida marina. IMPORTANTE: Es necesario un nivel de forma deportiva (índice de masa corporal entre 19 y 24) y saber nadar correctamente en el mar. Es necesario transportar los kayaks desde el encuentro hasta la playa (80 metros). La ruta normalmente tiene una distancia de 4 km con 2 paradas. Es necesario entender inglés o español para realizar la ruta. Además, reservando con nosotros recibirás una guía con las mejores cosas que hacer en la isla.
Canarian Wine Experience at Bodega Los Lirios
The experience will begin with a guided visit through our vineyard, where we will focus on agriculture followed by our cellar, where we will talk about our winemaking. Then we will head to our restaurant to taste our red wine together with some local delicacies. Do not miss the most authentic opportunity to enjoy a unique environment at the hills of the Bandama Volcano. It is the perfect way to enjoy the Fortunate Islands, from one of its richest aspects, nature.
Salsa & Bachata Basic Class North
Let's learn to dance salsa and bachata together! Whether you are a couple, a group of friends, family, or even a solo traveler, you will have a lot of fun, while enjoying one of the best views of Las Palmas. At the end of the adventure, you will be able to follow the rhythm and dance your first steps in Cuban salsa and bachata. We are a group of local dancers that want to share the traditions of this kind of dance and music. The meeting point will be in a public and open area in front of the sea, in a suggestive place that will inspire you. Remember: humans are made to move their bodies with music: everyone can dance; the only thing that stops you is shame. That's why the experience will be lived in a funny and comfortable way. Technically, you will discover some tips that will allow you to dance like real salseros. You will learn the basic and advanced steps of salsa and bachata and you will learn how to coordinate it if you want to dance in couple or not. If your partner is someone who you live with then you can practice couple dance with him/her. Other things to note: In the case of rain, the experience can not be done. I can postpone the time or the day. Is better in couples. No dance experience needed.
Four Wines & four Cheese Tasting Tour
Guided tour to the Winery and 4 glasses of wine tasting accompanied by 4 Canarian cheeses: A glass of Dragoblanco (young white) accompanied by fresh white cheese from Tenerife goat A glass of Hollera red (Red Maceración Carbonica) with La Palma smoked goat cheese A glass of Traditional Monk (Red Young) with Pimenton de Fuerteventura goat semi-cut cheese A glass of Black Listan (Red Barric) paired with Gran Canaria goat-cake cheese
Mojos workshop with tasting and winery visit
Enjoy a deep immersion in Tenerife's culinary culture with this winery tour with wine tasting and cooking workshop. One thing is to travel to the island and try the cuisine at different restaurants, but to really understand the cuisine and history of the Canary Islands the best way is to take a cooking class. After a winery tour and wine tasting, learn to make the famous "mojo salsa", which you can recreate at home for your friends and family. INCLUDES: Things to eat: Berry butter, pillow and chorizo palm tree, cheese virutas over sliced bread. wrinkled potatoes and three glasses of our young wines.
Canarian Cheese Tasting in Las Canteras
We present a tasting based on Canarian artisan cheeses at La Playa de Las Canteras, in the heart of the city of Las Palmas. We will eat 6 cheeses from the different islands, accompanied by a glass of cava and another of red wine. We have more than 45 references of Canarian and foreign cheese and a great experience in commenting on its origins, flavors, preparation and sensations. Canarian cheeses are a great recognition worldwide and renowned in the culinary world. We have a well-connected presentation that encapsulates the best artisan cheeses on the island, along with wines and caves that match perfectly. The tasting takes place in a cozy gourmet store, with up to 8 seats, being the private experience and focused on tasting.
Visit an Ecological Banana Plantation
While taking a nice walk around the estate I will give explanations and descriptions that will allow you to know first hand how we understand and live sustainability. The finca represents the true agriculture of the future and is located in one of Tenerife's most wonderful regions, El Rincón in La Orotava. The visit we offers the following: - A 30-45 minutes tour with first hand explanations from the finca's owner. - A banana snack - A sweet shot of the most famous banana liquor of the Canary Islands - Unforgettable views that will make you want to work with us All our tours are on demand, so it is important to stick to the reserved slot.
Snorkeling top tour with Fotos and videos
Paddle sub in Candelaria and radazul is a perfect mix of water sports and an impressive excursion to get to know Tenerife from a different perspective. First we meet on the beach to get to know each other and to warm up a little. Of course there is also extensive training for beginners to really enjoy paddling. Now we go over the beach into the water where we then practice a little again until everything goes well. Here we go, I'll take you across the water to really beautiful, original places such as the fishing village of boca cangrejo Along the coast you have the chance to take wonderful photos of the volcanic coast. No camera? No problem, I will of course also take photos and videos of your excursion. In the crystal clear water you have the chance to observe many fish. A refreshing bath is of course included;) When you get back on the beach, you go for lunch in a typical guachinche (local restaurant) here you have the opportunity to try really typical food from Tenerife (also suitable for vegetarians) You won't find any tourists there, but you will find an authentic experience that you will surely remember for a long time
Unique photo session experience at Maspalomas Dunes.
Photoshoot in one of the most important enclaves of the island, the Natural Reserve of the Dunes of Maspalomas. The experience is based on a photo shoot about this natural space, while we enter you can ask me any questions about the island, it will be a pleasure to tell you stories about Gran Canaria. Please let me know if I have availability for this afternoon session. Turn this photo shoot into private by booking the group option. If your plans don't work out with my schedule, please let me know in case I have another date or time available. Find more photos in IG @cardenosahector
Amazing Hiking With Ocean Views
Before starting this amazing experience we will meet up at La Laguna bus station (we can also meet at Santa Cruz bus station) We will be hiking into this ancient forest for around 4 hours, time enough to enjoy and admire the variety of fauna and flora of this magic region. As we start this adventure at 1.000 meters sea-level altitude, you will be able to see the contrasts of the region from some of the best viewpoints of the Island. I have my camera always with me, so you don´t need to worry about going back home without a proper souvenir of this adventure. I will provide you with water, snacks, and sunscreen. We can also meet at the Santa Cruz de Tenerife bus station. Medium hiking level.
Enjoy a Real Canarian Wineryツ
You are going to spend a day in the countryside visiting a family winery that has been run by generation after generation for more than a century, cultivating and treading the Canary grape themselves to produce a natural wine, without sulfites or additives and without preservatives or dyes, which makes this product an exclusive wine that cannot be found in shops or restaurants. My father took me to this winery since I was a child, so I can make you feel at home in a special place with a rustic atmosphere located in an area very famous for its vineyards, "Monte Lentiscal", next to the volcanic crater of Bandama, that we also visit in advance. This winery is usually visited by "locals" who gather to taste the exquisite wine, accompanied by tasty Canarian food, music, and an amazing atmosphere (depending on availability we can visit other wineries in the area of ​​Monte Lentiscal). You will taste a variety of quality typical Canarian food accompanied by local wine as well as water. We have transportation service for a MAXIMUM OF 8 PASSENGERS. Ask about the transport service, we can pick you up! This atypical experience is for travelers who want to enjoy a day in the countryside in a unique place on the island. Discover the Real Local Lifestyle! Join CanaryCleta!
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