Summer Holidays in Gran Canaria

This summer was something different for us as we decided to visit south of Europe.
The first vacation destination in our mind was Greece but then we change our minds and decided to check out the Southern most of Spain.

We booked it with Ving Tour ( Norway) and got this hotel Terraza Mars, Sunsuite at Puerto Rico.
It took us about 4 hours plus from Oslo to Grand Canaria.
It was our first time going on a Chartered tour and we thought it was a great choice !
Here's our room view with the balcony.
 The Balcony is huge for sure and we love it !
We also have our own kitchen provided with all the cutleries and cooking tools.

We got a toilet and our own private room and living room.

Here's how the Sunsuite looks like from the main road.

About 5 mins walk, it takes us here ! 
It's a nice location as it's only 3 mins walk to the shopping district and 5 mins walk to the main bus terminal in PuertoRico.

As for the beach in Puerto Rico, 
it wasn't that impressive.
Regardless how, we didn't spend much time on the beach, instead we went on our road trip exploring other towns nearby.

We took a taxi to Amadores beach and it was surprisingly cheap only 3Euro ++ to there.

Amadores beach looks a bit more secluded and inconvenient but their beach is definitely cleaner & nicer than Puerto Rico.

There is also Amadores Spa and we chilled there. 
It's about 30Euro to rent their sofabed and towels and to enter their spa.

They also have jacuzzi.

And that was how we spent our lazy 2nd day chilling at the Spa.

Next day we went to Puerto de Morgan.
with the Glass bottom ferry approx 25Euro per person.

And Puerto de Morgan known as their beautiful fishing village turns out to be very clean.

And full of blossom bougainvillea flowers throughout the old houses of this town.
It was beautiful !
We went on a Saturday which happens to be their Bazaar day with lots of stalls around this cute town.
But our main priority was to hike up and get the view of this colorful town.
Well, we didn"t had a map and went through their colourful houses and got lost a while untill we found this lookout point !!  

On the way, we spotted this artsy house 

Then after our sweaty hike, we decided not to go their beach but another rocky area to enjoy their waves !
It was kinda dangerous but it was fun !

That night we had Paella by the beach and it was so delicious !
There they have set of Paella + Jug of Sangria for only 22Euro. It's so cheap !
Next day, 
We went to MasPalomas !!!
We have heard about the Sand dunes there and being there itself was amazing !
But Im glad it wasn't a real dessert because while we were there we sort of experienced some sort of sand storm and it was super painful when the sand hits onto our skin.
Moreover, walking on the sand is such a tough exercise. 
The best part of Maspalomas wasn't their fancy hotels but the real waves there are so fun compared to those still calm waters of fake manmade bay in Puerto Rico.

However, the was quite dangerous as they have life guards there to yell as "us" naugthy risky ones that love to go out and let the waves hit on us. It was my first time as well playing in such huge waves and getting twisted in the soaring waves. At times, I panicked underwater but still managed to find myself up as the waves pushes me unto the shores. It was addictively fun despite me having to repetitively pull up my bikini as the strong waves swipes it away from my special parts.

And the following day, we went out further to LasPalmas the City to explore.
The old town in Laspalmas was amazing ! 
Instead their beach didn't impressed us.
Their city bus confuses us and I guess we weren't amazed by the boring modern concrete jungles.

And our last day we woke up early and found ourselves chilling on the top of our hotel.
Didn't know our hotel had such nice pool and we kinda regret not spending more time there ~

Here's the view of the hotel balconies from the pool. 

A taste of Spain from Gran Canaria wasn't enough and we would surely love to be back this place again~ 
It is such a huge island and a week was surely not enough !

That's all about our short vacation there.
Thanks for reading.

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