Gran Canaria ocean views from the pool

Radisson Blu Resort, Gran Canaria


Sunshine and longer days make spring a popular time to vacation in Gran Canaria. The island is often referred to as the island of eternal spring due to its sub-tropical climate. If you get tired of sun and sand there are several family friendly activities to keep everyone busy just a short drive from the Hotel.

Top things to do in Gran Canaria this spring

  1. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International film festival

The 18th annual Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival will be held from April 6 – 15. The festivals will feature over a hundred films and almost two hundred screenings at different venues around Palmas de Gran Canaria.
  • How to get there from the hotel: It’s a one-hour drive from the hotel to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  1. Sioux City Theme Park
Step back in time and be transported to the Wild West at Gran Canaria’s Sioux City Theme Park. Originally built in 1972 as a movie set, Sioux City found a new lease on life as an amusement park that’s fun for family day out with shows, horseback riding, farm animals, line dancing and more.  
  • Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 17:00
  • Ticket prices:
    • Adults: 21 €
    • Children: 15 €
  • How to get there from the Hotel – It’s a 30-minute drive from the Hotel to Sioux City, Barranco del Aguila, s/n, 35100 San Agustín, Las Palmas
  1. Enjoy Family Water Fun at Aqualand Mazpalomas
Spend an incredible day full of fun and adrenaline in the sun with your family at Aqualand Maspalomas. You’ll find a great selection of slides, a wave pool and a lazy river to float along.
  • Open daily from 10:00 to 17:00
  • Ticket prices:
    • Adults (age 11 and older): 26 €
    • Children (age 5 - 10): 17 €
    • Toddlers (ages 3 - 4): 8 €
    • Less than 2 years old: Free
  • How to get there from the Hotel – It’s a 25-minute drive from the Hotel to Aqualand, Carretera Palmitos Park, Km 3, 35100 Maspalomas, Las Palmas, Spain
  1. Holiday World Theme Park
Enjoy the Holiday World activity centre, a small fun park with something for everyone in your family. The centre has a large range of rides including a Ferris wheel, bumper cars and activities for various ages; a roller-coaster, pirate ship, a bowling alley, arcades, trampolines, bouncy castles, gambling area, disco, karaoke and a 4D cinema. Entry is free, visitors pay per activity using a rechargeable debit card.
  • Opening hours:
    • Summer:
      • Sunday to Thursday: 18:00 to 24:00
      • Friday, Saturday: 18:00 to 01:00
    • Winter:
      • Sunday to Thursday: 17:00 to 23:00
      • Friday, Saturday: 17:00 to 24:00
  • How to get there from the Hotel – It’s 15-minute drive from the Hotel or you can take the #39 bus from which takes 30-minutes from the Hotel to Holiday World Maspalomas, Av. Touroperador Tui, 35100 Maspalomas, Las Palmas