The Canary Islands, the Gay festive and cruising destination in Europe
Since the 1980s, the Canary Islands and particularly the island of Gran Canaria has become the most popular destination for gays in Europe. And it is in Europe that this island is located, in Spain, off the coast of Morocco, in the middle of the Canary archipelago. Benefiting from a very pleasant climate with two seasons, summer and spring, this Gay destination welcomes guys from all over the world. Whether you like to party or you are a fan of cruising and sex between guys, this is the place to go!
Festivals for the Gay Community
Many Gay festivals and festive events are organized throughout the year. They bring together thousands of participants who come to Gran Canaria to party, without judgment and without complex. Thus in the Q Gay agenda we have every year, the traditional Gay Pride of Maspalomas, the Fetish Week, the Winter Pride of Maspaloma, the Bear Carnival, the Freedom Pride.
All the big events are grouped together in the north of the island, in Maspalomas and Playa Del Ingles.
Cruising and gay sex in the Canary Islands
Sex lovers know this heavenly Spanish island well. Indeed you will find many Gay cruising bars there where it is possible to practice sex. The most famous are the Bunker and the Tom Of Finland located in the Gay shopping center, the Yumbo. How to describe the Yumbo?
Yumbo Gay Gran Canaria
Imagine a huge open-air shopping center that at night becomes the center of gay life. It's the Yumbo and it's amazing ! on three floors you will find shops for gay shopping, gay bars, restaurants, clubs reserved for men and in which it is possible to practice sex. It is also the place where major night events are held. Very well located and easily accessible, the Yumbo is located in Playa Del Ingles, an area of Maspalomas. You can walk there from the main hotels.
Cruising and sex between guys all year round
Yes it is possible to find guys, meet people and have fun all year round in the Canary Islands. Because of its exceptional climate, tourists from all over the world come here permanently. Just turn on Grinder or Hornet, two dating apps for cruising enthusiasts. You will meet guys of all ages, all nationalities, all styles. Whether you love Puppy, Bears, Daddy, Twinks, muscle guys, Big Cocks....they're all here and not just for sex...
Gay Tourism in Gran Canaria
If the Yumbo is one thing to see in Gran Canaria, it is almost a detail of your stay. Indeed the island has remarkable tourist sites and you will not have enough of a stay on the island to discover everything.
What to do in Gran Canaria?
Here are some examples of things to do and which are essential when you are on holiday on the island of Gran Canaria:
Roque Del Nublo
Go to the mountains and see the Roque del Nublo (the rock in the clouds). After more than an hour of driving, you will be impressed by this huge rock, the highest point in the mountains. Remember to take a sweater or a jacket because if it is 35° below, the daytime temperature may be 15° in the mountains.
This is a place that gay tourists often ignore, the cave houses located in a small mountain village. It is in the village of Artenara that there is this curiosity called Cuevas de Acusa Seca.
The city of Las Palmas
Las Palmas is the economic capital of the island and also the largest city. It is particularly known for having a magnificent bay and an aquarium known to be one of the most beautiful and largest in the world. Do not hesitate to go for a walk in the old historic center of the city and to visit the cathedral of Las Palmas.
The Gay Yumbo
A must-see and incredible Gay place on the island of Gran Canaria, it is the heart of Gay life. There are no other places like this in Europe. This shopping center is transformed every evening and becomes the center of Gay life with its bars, restaurant, cruising club, gay sauna, discos, shops, gay sex shop, transformist bars and cabarets. To go gay shopping, go out to dinner with friends, meet guys, the Yumbo c is "The Place to Be".
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