Corona Blanca

  • 31.2km to Gran Canaria Airport (LPA)
  • 1km to beach
  • 2km to town centre
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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Corona Blanca in Playa del Inglés has 123 rooms and was renovated in 2016. The hotel is located 1 km from the sandy beach. The closest city to the hotel is VECINDARIO (12 km). ... Continue reading

Corona Blanca in Playa del Inglés has 123 rooms and was renovated in 2016. The hotel is located 1 km from the sandy beach. The closest city to the hotel is VECINDARIO (12 km). Other cities: LAS PALMAS (55 km), TELDE (40 km). To make your stay more comfortable a lobby, 2 elevators, shops, a reception, a mini market and air conditioning are available. The staff in this 8 storey hotel speaks English, Dutch and Spanish. Mobility on holiday is simplified through motorbike, bike and car rental. 2 fresh water swimming pools are available. Sunshades and sunbeds are available for an additional fee at the beach and free of charge at the pool. The hotel is within easy reach of shops, supermarkets, disco, bus stops, taxi stands, tourist information, bars and restaurants and city centre. Distance from the hotel to: airport LPA (30 km), GRAN CARTING CLUB (8 km), HOLIDAY WORLD (3 km), AQUALAND (5 km), PALMITOS PARK (10 km) and horse riding (8 km). For your entertainment the hotel features a disco, TV lounge and casino.

Activities

  • Bicycle rental
  • Massage
  • Solarium

Other facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Car hire
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Lift
  • Safety deposit box

Other Information

The following payments are accepted: Visa Card. Additional fees may apply for certain facilities, amenities or activities.

Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Corona Blanca in Playa del Ingles easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Corona Blanca with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

'The Englishman's beach' is how Playa del Ingles translates - those naming the holiday resort had great foresight as today thousands of Brits flock here for sun, sea and San Miguels. Situated at the south of Gran Canaria island, the resort is one of the largest and busiest in Europe and its main attractions are the wide sandy beaches that stretch from the Maspalomas dunes to San Agustin in the north.

The Playa del Ingles seafront is lined by the lovely pedestrian promenade, the Paseo Costa Canaria, planted with lush gardens. With its conglomeration of high-rise hotels, apartment blocks and shopping malls, Playa del Ingles will not win any awards for architecture or sophisticated ambience, but the ever-growing holiday resort, purpose-built for pleasure and leisure back in the 1960s, is hard to beat for good value summer fun.

Although mainly geared for the younger market, families and older visitors are also attracted to Playa del Ingles on holiday by the glorious year-round climate and endless beach, but tend to stick together in the quieter areas.

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Activities

For those in Playa del Ingles who have had enough of the beach, there is loads of entertainment and activities for all ages including amusement arcades, mini-golf, tennis, golf, scuba diving, skydiving, water parks, go-carting, horse riding and camel riding. Water sports in Playa del Ingles include jet-skiing, windsurfing and banana boat rides.

Restaurants

The best eateries in Playa del Ingles include Taberna La Cana for fantastic Spanish seafood, Tapas Bar Capaco for their great tapas selection, Restaurante Hong Kong, Merlin and Silos, to mention but a few. Fast food (including McDonalds), Chinese, Italian and local cuisine are all available, as well as rows of restaurants serving something with chips...

Nightlife

Playa del Ingles is packed with bars, pubs and clubs, especially in the Kasbah centre, which is home to the famous Cream and Pascha nightclubs, both of which pump out the best in dance music until the early hours. Chinawhites is also immensely popular. Still in the Kasbah, the Hippodrome, Havana and Sugar, a small cocktail bar, are a good places to start the evening. The English and Irish centres are also lively and entertaining. The Yumbo centre is orientated towards the gay scene at night and Rickys Cabaret Bar has regular drag shows; the centre is also popular with families looking for a less hectic evening. There are quieter bars along the promenade and a casino on the edge of town.

Shopping

There is a fine choice of shops in Playa del Ingles where visitors on holiday can indulge in some duty free delights, including cheap electrical shops and stalls selling imitation designer wear and African curios. The shopping is mainly confined to the dozen or so Commercial Centres and each centre has its own distinctive character.

Visanta centre is best for duty free electrical goods as they offer a European guarantee and refunds if you change your mind about something. Yumbo is the biggest and most popular shopping centre in Playa del Ingles and also houses the Tourist Information Centre. Five minutes away are the Kasbah and Metro centres, but the widest selection of quality designer wear is in nearby Plaza Maspalomas. Be aware that some salesmen can be quite aggressive: haggle hard and remember that the shop next door probably sells the same thing. The San Fernando Market is held every Wednesday and Saturday morning, offering the same sort of stuff.

Negatives

Visitors should be aware that there are lots of steps from some hotels and apartments to the beach, and that the centre of the Playa del Ingles holiday resort can be very noisy late into the night. Outside many bars and restaurants there are people with 'info' badges on their jackets - they are actually salesmen that work to promote bars and restaurants who get commission if you go with them; they can be very insistent but can be worth chatting up as they sometimes offer free drinks.

Also watch out for the Moroccan women by the Kasbah wanting to shake your hand - they snap bracelets on your arms and then say you are cursed unless you pay them up to EUR15 to have them burnt off! Salesmen may even come into the restaurants, its best to be firm but polite and avoid getting into a conversation if you are not interested. The beach in Playa del Ingles is great, but visitors should be aware that there are lots of nudists, particularly among the Maspalomas dunes!

Essential Information

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Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Spanish,
Currency: Euro (€)

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Hotel address : Avenida de Tenerife, 11, Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, 35100

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A selection of available rooms is shown below. More options may be available.
  • Apartment
    • Air-Conditioning
    • Internet (extra fee)
    • Mini Fridge
  • Apartment with Balcony
    • Additional Beds: 1 Sofa Bed
    • Air-Conditioning
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Balcony
    • Bathroom
    • Single Bed
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet (extra fee)
    • Kettle Tea-Coffee (free of charge)
    • Mini Fridge
    • No.Bathrooms: 1
    • Phone
    • Safe (extra fee)
    • Shower
    • TV (Extra Charge)
  • Apartment with Balcony and Sea View
    • Additional Beds: 1 Sofa Bed
    • Air-Conditioning
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Balcony
    • Bathroom
    • Single Bed
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet (extra fee)
    • Kettle Tea-Coffee (free of charge)
    • Mini Fridge
    • No.Bathrooms: 1
    • Phone
    • Private Pool
    • Safe (extra fee)
    • Shower
    • TV (Extra Charge)
  • Deluxe Suite with Pool View
    • Air-Conditioning
    • Mini Fridge
  • Deluxe Suite with Sea View
    • Air-Conditioning
    • Mini Fridge
  • Economy Apartment
    • Air-Conditioning
    • Internet (extra fee)
    • Mini Fridge
  • Superior Apartment with Balcony/Terrace and Pool View
    • Air-Conditioning
    • Internet (extra fee)
    • Mini Fridge

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