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    A Trip to La Aldea de San Nicolás: Cliffs, Beaches, and Sunsets

    A Trip to La Aldea de San Nicolás: Cliffs, Beaches, and Sunsets
    Starts from

    Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Activities

    19

    Duration

    2 days

    Length

    48 mi

    Guide details

    Starts from

    Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Duration

    2 days

    Length

    48 mi

    Natural AttractionsHistory and Culture
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    Margherita Barbieri

    Margherita Barbieri

    Travel Expert

    • Experience the sensation of floating in the air at Mirador del Balcón.
    • Discover the local traditions of Charco de la Aldea.
    • Watch the sunset at the tranquil Tasartico beach and sleep under a starry sky at a remote campsite.
    • Disconnect completely at the paradise Güi Güi beach.
    Take a captivating two-day journey exploring the municipality of La Aldea de San Nicolás, delving into its rich history and traditions amidst breathtaking cliffs, hidden beaches, and scenic vistas.
    On the first day, you'll visit two stunning viewpoints: Mirador del Balcón and Mirador de San Nicolás. Explore the historic heart of Aldea, take a leisurely stroll along its beach, and discover the archaeological site of Lomo de Caserones. Enjoy a mesmerising sunset at Playa de Tasartico, then return to the campsite to gaze at the starry skies of Gran Canaria before bedtime.
    The second day is all about a fantastic trek to the beautiful Güi Güi beach, a secluded oasis away from modern distractions like mobile phone signals. After the hike, drive through Rainbow Rocks and then treat yourself to dinner at a restaurant in Puerto de Mogán, known as the 'Venice of the Canaries,' where you can watch the sunset over the picturesque harbour.

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    Take a captivating two-day journey exploring the municipality of La Aldea de San Nicolás, delving into its rich history and traditions amidst breathtaking cliffs, hidden beaches, and scenic vistas.
    On the first day, you'll visit two stunning viewpoints: Mirador del Balcón and Mirador de San Nicolás. Explore the historic heart of Aldea, take a leisurely stroll along its beach, and discover the archaeological site of Lomo de Caserones. Enjoy a mesmerising sunset at Playa de Tasartico, then return to the campsite to gaze at the starry skies of Gran Canaria before bedtime.
    The second day is all about a fantastic trek to the beautiful Güi Güi beach, a secluded oasis away from modern distractions like mobile phone signals. After the hike, drive through Rainbow Rocks and then treat yourself to dinner at a restaurant in Puerto de Mogán, known as the 'Venice of the Canaries,' where you can watch the sunset over the picturesque harbour.
    Margherita Barbieri

    Margherita Barbieri

    Travel Expert

    • Experience the sensation of floating in the air at Mirador del Balcón.
    • Discover the local traditions of Charco de la Aldea.
    • Watch the sunset at the tranquil Tasartico beach and sleep under a starry sky at a remote campsite.
    • Disconnect completely at the paradise Güi Güi beach.

    Travel itinerary

    Coastal Wonders and Mountain Views: Exploring Aldea de San Nicolás
    10 Activities

    Day 1

    26 mi0.6 mi

    Coastal Wonders and Mountain Views: Exploring Aldea de San Nicolás

    On your first day, discover La Aldea de San Nicolás, known for its sea cliffs, stone coves, and local traditions. Drive northwest along the coast to Mirador del Balcón, where a transparent structure offers a unique view of the sea. Explore the historic core of La Aldea, join a guided tour at the Interpretation Centre to learn about the area's history, and admire the valley and village from the Mirador of San Nicolás before heading to the secluded Playa de Tasartico for swimming and sunset. Wrap up the day at a remote campsite under the starry sky.
    Island Discovery: Hiking to Güi Güi Beach and Submarine Adventure
    9 Activities

    Day 2

    21 mi3 mi

    Island Discovery: Hiking to Güi Güi Beach and Submarine Adventure

    Today is all about adventure and physical activity in close contact with the wild nature of this island. Your destination is Güi Güi beach, renowned as a secluded paradise oasis far from the hustle and bustle. The trekking route to reach it is of intermediate difficulty, with some fairly long stretches both uphill and downhill. In the afternoon, you'll head to Puerto de Mogán's marina for a dive in a real yellow submarine, followed by a delicious dinner right by the beach.
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