Las Palmas, Canary Islands. The grand capital of Gran Canaria captures everything that’s great about the Canaries, from golden beaches to tropical gardens and classic architecture. Discover bustling market halls and glossy shops as you get to know this stylish spot. But take some time to go history hunting as you weave between the pretty plazas and tapas bars of the atmospheric Triana and Vegueta districts. Best of all, when you need a break from busy street life, you can quickly swap it for urban beach life on Las Canteras. Sunbathe, surf, siesta – the choice is all yours. As for the evenings, that’s when things really come to life.