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December News

So here's a roundup of some of the news here during the last month. Well the main gossip at the moment is about an incident yesterday just 20 meters from the shoreline of Risco Verde in Arinaga where a 38 year old Spanish woman was attacked by a shark!


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Siam (Aqua) Park Gran Canaria

New ‘Siam Park’ for Gran Canaria approved


Siam Park Tower of PowerFinally the green light for the installation of the ‘Siam Park’ water park on Gran Canaria has been signed off by The Canary Islands Government Ministry for Territorial Policy, Sustainability and Security. It was approved by The Canary Islands Territorial Planning and Environment Commission, after some scrutiny following at least one major objection, to help ensure “one of the most important strategic investments in the Canaries” for construction of what has been touted to be Europe’s Largest Water Park.

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There's free WiFi in the Airport

As of Monday gone Gran Canaria's airport is one of 12 Spanish airports that AENA has installed the free WiFi service thanks to "Eurona Telecom Wireless". They hope by theend of the year all 46 airports will be covered.

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Gran Canaria Villas

This isn't an easy topic to cover but should be something the island is promoting more. It's a fantastic way for a small (or larger) group to stay in luxury and have plenty of space and ameneties at their disposal. Instead the Canarian government are out on this one trying to decide what's legal or not. Currently all villas built outside of tourist resorts can be rented out daily or weekly as long as the owner has applied to do so and has abided by various checks and conditions. So rural villas are a go and there's plenty of them but villas in and around the resorts are still being considered, though currently there's quite a nice choice for you to be looking at.

(Anfi Opel Villas)

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Ten good wines under 5 euros a bottle.

Spain may have the best and widest range of wines at low prices, with excellent quality. Reasons abound. The country has the largest expanse of vineyards in the world and ranks among the three largest producers, with areas such as the central plateau, a veritable sea of vines.

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