About Puerto Rico

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, two harbours and plenty of things to do around the resort.

puerto rico beach

Puerto Rico Beach is handmade and is surrounded by 2 harbours, Puerto Base and Puerto Escala in which you can go on boat trips including dolphin search , exploring other resorts such as Puerto de Mogan or Arguineguin on a taxi boats or rent a pedalo and spend a relaxing day around Puerto Rico Beach.

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………..

Dont forget to visit our things to do in Puerto Rico page for the best things to do in the resort.

Puerto Rico Gran Canaria FAQ

This page is aimed for those that have not been in Puerto Rico before whether, you have booked and you want to see how is the resort or you have not booked but you are considering booking a holiday to our beautiful resort.

We are going to answer some of the most typicals questions that we receive, through our contact form, our Social Media Channels and email.

Dont hesitate to contact us if you have any doubts.

Where is Puerto Rico Gran Canaria?

Puerto Rico Gran Canaria is located in Gran Canaria one of the eight canary islands, Gran Canaria is the third biggest island on the Canary island, Tenerife and Fuerteventura are the two largest island, and Lanzarote the fourth one.

The resort is located on the South west of the island and enjoys probably the best weather of the whole island, and probably of all the Canary Islands.

How far is puerto rico gran canaria from Gran Canaria airport?

The distance between Gran Canaria Airport and Puerto Rico is around 50 kms.

Is there any public buses from Gran Canaria Airport to Puerto Rico?

Number 91 is the direct bus from Las Palmas to Puerto Rico with only a few stops, it only takes an hour to get from the Airport to the resort.

How much is a taxi from Gran Canaria Airport to Puerto Rico?

Depending on the time of the day a taxi can cost you from 60 Euros to 80, check with the driver first and agree to a price to avoid surprises. You can check our transfer page to book your transfer before hand and pay for it in advance.

What is the weather like in Puerto Rico Gran Canaria?

Due its location and how is built Puerto Rico enjoys the best weather in Gran Canaria. You can check our weather in Puerto Rico page where you will find the weather forecast and the historic weather pages of the last years and you will see what to expect when you come to the island.

How expensive is Puerto rico gran canaria ?

There are places for every budget, including bars, restaurants, or shops.

You can find places specially in the shopping centers, with very popular prices on drinks and food. Buffet restaurants with prices below 7 euros per person, Cafes with daily menu where you get a starter, main dish and a dessert for less than 10 Euros per person, the same with bars with happy hour and 1 Euro pints.

Supermarkets are a bit more pricey than the supermarkets out of the resort but still reasonable, if you are after a big shopping for the holidays specially if you are thinking of having most of your meals in your accommodation head to the new Mercadona supermarket in Motor Grande, the residential area in Puerto Rico. Mercadona is one of the biggest supermarket chains in Spain well known by its prices.

Whats Puerto Rico Gran Canaria like?

A fantastic place to have a wonderful holiday, with plenty to do for everyone whether you are on a family holiday, a holiday with your best friends or a holiday with your partner, Puerto Rico have everything you need to have a fantastic time.

Where to eat and stay in Puerto Rico Gran Canaria ?

Duty Free Allowance in Gran Canaria Airport ?

  • 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 .