5 Best Family Hotels Gran Canaria – Gran Canaria is one of Spain’s Canary Islands, situated north west of Africa. It’s known for its black lava and white sand beaches and is like a miniature continent where centuries of rich history meet natural spots of great beauty. One only needs to tour the 21 towns on the island to feel inside another world. A thrilling  island that changes its aspect at the turn of each road.

Gran Canaria has beaches to suit all tastes. From the enormous extension of the Maspalomas dunes to the multitude of bays along the coastline of Mogán. A lively, party beach at Las Canteras, and tiny coves to explore to the north of the island.  Sunshine in abundance, plus a mild climate and pleasant temperatures all year round, with warm winters and warmer Summers.  It’s an excellent choice for your family holiday.   There are some amazing hotels and holiday rentals in Grand Canaria.

So, lets look at the 5 best family hotel in Gran Canaria.

Cordial Mogan Playa Hotel Gran Canaria

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Cordial Mogan Playa Hotel is a large complex built in the style of a Canarian village. Set in tropical gardens, it features 2 outdoor swimming pool, spa and rooms with balconies.
The hotel offers bright, attractive décor. Its rooms have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.  The 1 Michelin Star-Awarded restaurant Los Guayres à-la-carte restaurant serves a range of traditional, Canarian dishes and buffet cuisine is on offer in the Tamarona restaurant. Excellent quality food to suit each member of the family – even the fussiest! There are also two pool bars, a lounge bar and a terrace.

The spa at the Cordial Playa Mogan has a hot tub and sauna. There are a range of treatments on offer, including wraps, massages and aromatherapy. Perfect for parents to escape for a bit of luxury pampering.  The property offers activities such as diving and cycling (for an extra charge), which is ideal for the older kids and adults.

Labranda Playa Bonita Gran Canaria

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Labranda Playa Bonita is located 450 meters from the popular Playa del Inglés. This attractive and comfortable family resort offers guests the ability to enjoy a beach holiday in a great and convenient location within Gran Canaria. The latter is the biggest island of the Canary Islands archipelago and provides guests with the ability to enjoy both beach and non-beach activities.  Shops, restaurants and nightlife are all within walking distance of our 260-room resort property. Labranda Playa Bonita is also located 20 minutes from the popular dunes of Maspalomas. These dunes are some of the most majestic sites on the whole archipelago and are likely to be among your most favourite natural scenes during your stay.

Labranda Playa Bonita has plenty to offer guests. The hotel staff work hard to provide you with the best service and also a fun family atmosphere. As a guest of the hotel you will have access to a refreshing pool area with a large sun terrace. Access to the pool bar, restaurant and chill-out bar to both satisfy and quench your every food or drink desire. Labranda Playa Bonita also hosts live shows and offers other non-beach entertainment activities for guests. The hotel has a playground for the enjoyment of the children. 

Lopesan Baobab Resort Gran Canaria

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How about something fabulously unique? A splendid hotel that promises luxury and entertainment all sprinkled with an exotic touch. The Lopesan Baobab Hotel Gran Canaria is a  5-star hotel in Meloneras (Gran Canaria) offers customers an environment which evokes African countries; from the wild appearance of its flora, to the colour of its buildings, earthy and intriguing just like the slopes of Kilimanjaro.  This has to be one of the most original, striking and spectacular hotel complexes on the island.  The first thing you notice about this Gran Canaria hotel is its appearance. With a façade imitating African elements, a colossal entrance to welcome guests and lush vegetation, the Lopesan Baobab Hotel impresses at first glance. But you just need to go through its doors to realise it has much more to offer. Anyone who stays here will discover, surprisingly, that the rooms and the services and the gastronomic offer are spectacular.

The rooms combine African style with more modern touches, resulting in an exclusive and welcoming atmosphere. In addition, our wide range of services includes, among others, entertainment, bellboy, gym, mini club, and most importantly the much loved mini disco and children’s water park.  There is extraordinary gastronomy on offer at the Lopesan Baobab Resort Hotel, selected and prepared by our chefs wanting you to try their exquisite dishes; from Akara, which has the privilege of being one of the best African restaurants in the Canaries, to Baobab, the main restaurant, where you can admire its peculiar architectural elements while tasting cuisine from the five continents. 

Radisson Blu Resort Gran Canaria – Ultimate Family Hotel in Gran Canaria


The Radisson Blu Resort & Spa is the ultimate in family friendly hotels. Located just 1 km from the centre of Puerto de Mogan, a scenic Spanish resort and fishing village which is  known as “Little Venice” due to its charming canals. You can take a relaxing boat ride or shop along the promenade before taking a dip in the pool or returning to the comfort of your room.  The hotel  features 3 on-site restaurants, a pool lounge and bar. There is also both an indoor and outdoor parking facilityand a convenient check-out service.

The children’s splash pool with water jets offers great fun for little ones. There’s also the Very Important Children (VIC) Club – located by the pool, it’s the perfect place to leave the kids while you unwind.  If you’d like to keep up your fitness regime while on vacation, we have plenty of options, including a gym, swimming pools and a multi-purpose court – choose from basketball, tennis and more.

Gloria Palace Amadores Gran Canaria 

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Gloria Palace Amadores enjoys a spectacular setting, on a cliff top, between Gran Canaria’s Puerto Rico and Amadores Beaches. This luxury spa hotel offers 2 outdoor pools and spectacular Atlantic Ocean views.  Gloria Palace, one of the largest thalasotheraphy centres in Europe, offers a seawater pool, massage and various treatments. There is a sauna, Turkish bath and physiotherapy pool. Everything a tired parent could possibly need to relax, unwind and revitalise. 

Air-conditioned rooms have a private balcony with sea views. There is satellite TV, and you can hire the safe and minibar. Guests have access to free Wi-Fi in their room and throughout the hotel.
Tennis coaching is available on the floodlit tennis court. There is a gym, and you can play table tennis, bowls, archery and darts. Perfect activities to keep the older kids happy.   Children have their own swimming pool, playground and mini-club. Evening shows are provided for both adults and children. Your days and evening can be as quiet or as busy as you choose!  Amadores has a buffet restaurant with show cooking and nightly themed buffets are offered. There are several bars, including a piano bar and pool bar.

Looking for family hotel inspiration in Spain?  Have a look at our suggestions for Valencia, Ibiza, Seville, Madrid, Benidorm, Lanzarote and Barcelona.