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The Canary Climate

Gran Canaria is known as the continent in miniature for it's diversity, a physical diversity that couldn't be achieved without such a varied climate. The south of the island is officially a desert most of the time (receiving less than 250 millimetres of rainfall in a year) and enjoying the hottest temperatures.

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Canary Islands Hopping

Ever considered a two-island holiday to the Canary Islands or a day trip from one island to another? You may be pleasantly suprised at how easy and inexpensive it can be to travel between the islands and a two-island holiday may even work out cheaper than a return trip to the same one.

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Palmitos Park

Palmitos Park is an oasis in the south of the island specialising in tropical birds and home to many more creatures from around the world making it more of a zoo nowadays than the bird sanctuary it once was. There's also daily shows by the dolphins, birds of prey and parrots. Catch the number 45 bus from Maspalomas & Playa del Ingles ot the number 70 bus from Puerto Rico.

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Gran Canaria Shopping

If you fancy a day out shopping during your stay here then you have plenty of options to choose from though the most obvious may not be the best, all depends on what you're looking for and how adventurous you're feeling.

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Consumer Rights

Whether you’re here on holidays for a week or resident here it’s always good to know your rights as a consumer when shopping, especially if you discover the item you bought is not what you expected or worse, is faulty. If that is the case you are entitled to a replacement, refund or repair at no additional cost, it all depends on the shop’s policy.

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