What do you think about spending Easter in Gran Canaria? Every year, the island attracts a large number of tourists during this period. The weather, the scenery, the activities and the beaches could be the reasons.

Let us tell you more about this beautiful island in this blog post and make the most of your Easter holidays. Book your villa or apartment on the island as soon as possible to take advantage of the best areas, the best prices and the best accommodation.

In 2024, Easter Week runs from Sunday 24 to 31 March.

What to do at Easter holidays in Gran Canaria?

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Attending Processions

As in many other parts of Spain and the world, Gran Canaria celebrates religious processions during Easter Week. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Maspalomas and Teror, are known for their impressive processions with religious floats and brotherhoods.

Enjoying the best restaurants

Enjoy the delicious Canarian food during Easter. Try traditional dishes such as potaje de vigilia, bacalao encebollado and torrijas. Many restaurants offer special Easter menus.

Beaches and outdoor activities

Make the most of Gran Canaria’s mild climate at Easter and visit its beautiful beaches. You can enjoy the sun and the sea, as well as activities such as hiking, cycling or nature excursions.

Markets and fairs

Explore the local markets and fairs that often take place during Easter. You can find handicrafts, traditional foods and unique items to take home as souvenirs of your trip.

5 holiday rentals for Easter in Gran Canaria

House in Gran Canaria with pool

Residential area in Maspalomas

Our house in Maspalomas is perfect for family holidays or large groups during Easter. Make the most of your stay in this great house.

From 257€/night

House in Salobre Golf

Salobre Golf Resort

House in Salobre golf of 140 m², ideal for holidays with your family and pet. Garden, terrace, private pool… Incredible views to the golf course. 4 occupants and 2 bathrooms.

From 136€/night

Renovated villa in Salobre

Salobre Golf Resort

Beautiful villa on one level in El Salobre, Gran Canaria. Private heated swimming pool, fully equipped kitchen, very spacious garden, book your stay for Easter!

From 191€/night

Maspalomas house with private pool

Residential area in Maspalomas

Modern villa or house with private pool on one level. 350 m2 plot, large private swimming pool with hydromassage and an outdoor terrace with a barbecue, click here!

From 128€/night

Casa Bali in Maspalomas

Residential area in Maspalomas

House with modern design and high quality materials, in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria. Terrace with private heated swimming pool, artificial grass, book your stay on this beautiful island now!

Desde 137€/noche

The best areas of Gran Canaria for Easter Holidays

Gran Canaria Stays offers more than 80 holiday accommodations all year round on the beautiful island of Gran Canaria. Villas, houses, bungalows, chalets, apartments…. There is something to suit all tastes and budgets! We have more accommodation in the south of the island. If you’re looking for a sunny getaway with the best beaches on the island, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for!

Te recomendamos 4 zonas de la isla de Gran Canaria para visitar en Semana Santa:

Salobre Golf

Salobre Golf in Gran Canaria is a perfect destination for an Easter holiday. This stunning golf course is located in a spectacular natural setting, surrounded by mountains and desert landscapes that contrast with the blue Atlantic Ocean on the horizon.

Salobre Golf offers luxurious accommodation, first class restaurants and a wide range of activities to relax and enjoy the sunny island climate.


Maspalomas is a natural paradise that invites you to relax and enjoy the sun. In addition to its beaches, Maspalomas offers a wide variety of outdoor activities, such as hiking in the dunes, cycling and bird watching in the Maspalomas Dunes nature reserve.

During Easter, you can experience the tranquillity and beauty of Maspalomas while participating in the local festivities or simply relaxing and enjoying the serenity that this place has to offer.

playa del inglés in gran canaria

Playa del Inglés

Playa del Inglés is characterised by its stunning golden sandy beach, perfect for enjoying the sun and sea. In addition to its beaches, this destination offers a wide variety of leisure activities, restaurants and nightlife, making it a vibrant place to explore during your holiday.


Mogan is a picturesque coastal town known for its traditional charm and its impressive marina, Puerto de Mogan, which resembles a little Venice with its canals and colourful buildings. You can also relax on its golden sandy beaches, such as Playa de Mogan and Playa de Amadores.

The peaceful and pleasant atmosphere of the area makes it the perfect place to disconnect and recharge your batteries during Easter Week.

Apartments in the south of Gran Canaria for Easter holidays

From 141€/night

From 162€/night

The weather in Gran Canaria at Easter

The weather in Gran Canaria during Easter holidays is usually pleasant and spring-like, with mild temperatures and sunny days. However, weather forecasts can vary from year to year, so it is important to consult a reliable weather forecast source closer to your travel date for up-to-date information.

In general, during Semana Santa, you can expect daytime temperatures ranging between 20°C and 25°C, creating an ideal environment for enjoying the beaches and outdoor activities on the island. In addition, occasional showers are possible, so it is advisable to wear appropriate clothing and be prepared for changes in the weather.

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