Dunes of Maspalomas
The sand dunes of Maspalomas are one of the most famous landmarks of Gran Canaria. An authentic sea of golden sand, visited by thousands of tourists every year. The dunes are covering an area of 400 hectares, they might reach 10 meters of height, modeled by the wind.
The dunes are also home to many native plants, the “charca”, the pond just next to Maspalomas, is visited by numerous species of birds the whole year round. Learn more about the fascinating landscape of the sand dunes in the information center at the Hotel RIU Palace in Playa del Inglés