Centro Veterinario Puerto Rico

Centro Veterinario Puerto Rico is located in the Motor Grande area of Puerto Rico Gran Canaria, just behind where the new Mercadona Supermarket will be.

Centro Veterinario Puerto Rico opens from Monday to Friday 10:00h – 20:00h and Saturdays 10:00h – 13:30h.

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Doctors Ayose Torrent and Guacimara Hernández speak English, Spanish and German so you don’t have to worry about language barriers when your pet needs treatment. Puerto Rico vets is easily accessible by car and with the advantage that you can park just in front of the clinic, so no stress looking for a place to park with your precious pet feeling sick.

X-rays, blood tests, allergy tests and small surgeries are all available in the veterinary center.

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In Centro Veterinario Puerto Rico you can purchase food, treats, leads, flea and tick treatment and much more. It’s especially handy for those with big dogs, you can literally park the car just outside and load it with the heavy bags of food.

Location and Contact Information

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Telephone : 0034 928 56 17 71
Address: Calle Huesca Puerto Rico Gran Canaria

Email: puertoricovet@yahoo.es

Real Estate

Whether you are thinking of moving to Puerto Rico Gran Canaria or want to speak to a real estate agent or inmobiliaria about listing your rental or house for sale, then keep in mind these local companies.


Cardenas Real Estate Inmobiliaria

Sunshine Gran Canaria

Inmobiliaria Roca

Gran Canaria Home

Isla Home Gran Canaria

Canary House Inmobiliaria


Things to do in Puerto Rico

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things to do in puerto rico

There are plenty of things to do in Puerto Rico, here is a handy we have made a list of suggestions, of things to do in the resort when you are on holiday.

Things to do in Puerto Rico during the day


Puerto Rico is an excellent resort for day time activities, and number one activity is to visit the 2 beaches in the resort, Puerto Rico Beach or Amadores Beach where you will be able to relax and enjoy the weather in Gran Canaria.
In the two areas you will find plenty of restaurants and bars to chill out in the sun and have a cold drink while working on your tan. If you want to do something different on the beach you will be able to rent a pedalo, a jet ski or even go on a diving course in Gran Canaria, allowing you to explore the coast.

The weather in Puerto Rico makes it very pleasant for holiday makers to have a jog or a run around the resort, not to forget the spectacular promenade that joins Puerto Rico Beach with Amadores and viceversa along the coast.

At Puerto Rico Harbours you will be able to join one of the several excursions available for you in the resort, you can just get a water taxi that will take you from one resort to another, go on an excursion to see dolphins and whales or if you like fishing you can book a day to go deep sea fishing in one of the boats.

A day at the Gloria Palace Amadores Spa and Thalasso is one of the best options for a cloudy day or for a special treat for you and your partner,

Things to do in Puerto Rico when the sun goes down

Thousands of people visit Puerto Rico year after year not only for the weather but for the nightlife around Puerto Rico. Head to one of the centers or the marinas and you will find loads of restaurants where you will be able to enjoy a dinner al fresco and sample the good cuisine. You will be spoiled for choice whether you want Canarian or Spanish food, Chinese or Indian, Puerto Rico have something for everyone.

After the meal you can have drink in many of the bars, cocktail bars, disco pubs that are around the resort, if you come with the family don’t worry about it most of the bars and discos are family friendly. Another favourite for families is a game in the arcades in the centers or in the nearby mini golf, perfect for those with active kids.

If you want to make the most of the Nightlife in Puerto Rico, the bars and discos in the Europa Center and the Shopping Center Puerto Rico stay open until late. The Shopping Center Puerto Rico is where you will find the only disco in the resort open till 6 am every night of the year.


New Chemist in Puerto Rico

We hope that you don’t need a pharmacy for anything too serious when on holidays in Puerto Rico Gran Canaria, but we want to inform you that one of the three chemists in the resort have changed location.

The chemist that was previously in the Passarela Center by Puerto Rico Beach has relocated to the roundabout area in Puerto Rico in front of Caribe Apartments.

Puerto Rico Gran Canaria Nightlife

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Puerto Rico is famous for its nightlife, where you can enjoy 365 nights a year of fun, cheap drinks and good music around the centers of Puerto Rico Gran Canaria.

Puerto Rico has 2 main spots:

The Europa Center and the Shopping Center

Europa Center being the more relaxed of the 2, offers family bars , with karaoke , evening enterntainment and quiet drinks.

The Shopping Center is a livelier place with more bars so there are more choices, including professional shows and live acts. A quiet drink can be enjoyed here or you can party the night away in the bars and discos until the early hours.


Do you have pictures of the nightlife mind sharing them with the world send them to us ,
to the email below and well add them to our Puerto Rico Gallery.

Wifi in Puerto Rico

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For people like us at Puerto Rico Gran Canaria website, having a free wifi connection in a hotel is something that we look for when we plan our holidays, even if it means paying a bit more and enjoying the free wifi connection in your hotel.

We have made a list with the hotels in Puerto Rico that provide free wifi connection, some of them offer the connection only in the communal areas such as reception or the restaurant and others offer the connection in the whole complex.

Why will you need a wifi connection on holiday?
It will save you money keeping in touch – get in contact with family via video chat, you can research the destination while you are on holidays like things to do, how the weather will be tomorrow, catch up on important emails, or you can simply watch videos in a quiet night in in your accommodation.

Hotels in Puerto Rico with free Wifi connection:

You can book all these hotels in booking.com.

Share this list with your friends or tweet about it, the more this list goes round the more hotels will realise this important facility.

When on holidays in Puerto Rico Gran Canaria you will want to get in touch with your family, friends and maybe even work, to do that you will need to connect from a computer in your hotel reception or in one of the arcades around the resort but this solution is costly as the normal price is one euro for fifteen minutes.

So if you need to be online on holidays you will need free o paid wifi connection in Puerto Rico Gran Canaria, you will find plenty of places like restaurants, bars even the supermarkets offer free wifi, if you need more than that find one of the hotels that offers free wifi or find of the many companies that offer wifi around the resort for a fee, and you will be able to connect from your hotel, from the beach or your favourite bar.

About Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Gran Canaria Weather February

Puerto Rico is situated in the sunny south of Gran Canaria, it is built along and up the sides of a valley, where white apartments fill the two hills.
The resort has two main beaches, Puerto Rico Beach and Amadores Beach.
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Puerto Rico Beach is handmade and is surrounded by 2 harbours, in which you can go on trips. Including searching for dolphins, exploring other parts on the taxi boats or pedalos.

If you fancy a nice walk, right at the end of the beach there is a beach path,
which connects to Amadores Beach and takes approx 20 minutes allowing a beautiful view of the coast.

On arriving at Amadores Beach you will be able to take in the white, silky, Caribbean sand and join people from all over the world.

The resort itself has got all the services you could possibly need:
Taxis, Buses, Supermarkets, Shops,Hairdressers and Beauticians,Internet Cafes, Restaurants, Bars , Clubs, Doctors, etc………..


Doctors and Chemists

There are three Chemists in the puerto rico area.

  • Puerto Rico Shopping center just by the taxi rank
  • Another one is just outside the Europa Shopping center
  • And the one by the main roundabout in the entrance to Puerto Rico.
  • They are all open from 9:00 til 21:00 every day except Sundays. The one by the round about of Puerto Rico opens Sundays as well.

    Anyway if you need a chemist after 21:00 is always one on duty all night long

    so just go to the closest chemist and on the door you will see which chemist is on night duties.
    Doctors and Clinics are everywhere in Puerto Rico

    Medical Centers in Puerto Rico

    Orinoco medical center is a 24 hours clinic situated just behind the main bus station various languages spoken and directed by doctor Gopar a well known doctor in Gran Canaria and popular amongst the locals.

    Telf : 928 56 01 46.


    Duty Free Allowance

  • 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 100 cigarillos or 250g tobacco.
  • 1 litre spirits and 2 litres wine or 2 litres fortified spirits and 2 litres wine.
  • 60ml perfume and 250 ml eau de toilette/aftershave .
  • Be aware aswell of the new rules regarding the weigh of your suitcase, which can never be more than 32 kgs depending of the company you are flying with the lugagge allowance could be as low as 15 kgs.

    So from 15 kgs to 32 you will be paying a excess for every additional kg in your suitcase about 7 euros.

    In the main hotels in Puerto Rico there are scales normally in the reception area where you can check your suitcase.

    1 Euro each suitcase.

    Waterpark in Puerto Rico

    Atlantida Waterpark is situated near the back of Puerto Rico Shopping Centre and is open everyday from 10:00 am till 18:00.

    With different sections, for the little ones and the not so little the waterpark will be a fun day for all the family for sure.

    Situated in a prime location, Atlantida waterpark offer sunbeds/parasols for hire, lockers for your valuables, kids area, restaurant, snack bar and small arcade-all that and more in the best climate in the world.

    Waterpark in Puerto Rico has been closed since september 2009.

    The only waterparks in Gran Canaria at the moment are Aqualand Maspalomas outside Playa del Ingles and Lago Taurito.

    There is another one in the resort next to Puerto Rico called Taurito, the lago Taurito is smaller than the Aqualand but its proximity to Puerto Rico and the price which at the time of writing (May 2013) is 17 Euros per adult and 5 per child.