Things to do and places to visit in Anfi del mar

Things to do and places to visit in Anfi del mar


In this post we present a guide to the best beaches in Anfi del Mar and the activities you can do during your holiday. We offer boat trips where you can relax, forget your worries and give yourself up to the pleasure of the sea. You can also enjoy the sun and sand on its exuberant white sandy beaches, where you will find the best conditions for different water sports. So read on and find out a little more about this beautiful town in the south of Gran Canaria.

The best of Anfi del Mar Beach

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This is a fantastic beach in Gran Canaria, in the municipality of Mogán. Although it is an artificial beach, it has everything you need to lose yourself for a few days and forget about the hustle and bustle of the city. It is located in the La Verga ravine, which is one of the many cliffs on this side of the island that give it a distinctive and unique air.

On this beach you will have at your disposal all the services you need to enjoy the sun and sand, such as sun loungers and parasols for hire, showers and toilets. It is also very safe because it is protected from the waves and is ideal for children. Because of all these advantages, it receives many visitors all year round.

Water activities in Anfi del Mar

In this area you have a wide range of possibilities to enjoy the sun, the sea and the sand.

  • Parascending: this is an activity in which you are hooked to a parachute and attached with a rope to a boat that goes at high speed. Full adrenaline and fun guaranteed. Don’t worry, it’s a totally safe experience with experts controlling every detail so that you can just enjoy the views of the island from the heights.
  • Banana Boat: get on board with your friends and start betting to see who can hold on the longest. A fun experience for everyone.
  • Paddle surfing: this is a fun activity where you get on a surfboard but control it with a paddle. It’s great fun, especially on the calm waters of this beach.
  • Sea kayaking: take the paddle and let yourself be carried away by the tranquillity of the beautiful sea of the Canary Islands.
  • Jet skiing: get ready to enjoy the sea with your adrenaline pumping. The jet ski will be just for you and you will be the one who decides where to go. It’s great fun and is currently one of the most popular activities in Anfi del Mar.
  • Water skiing: this is a similar activity to snow skiing, but in this case a boat will pull you along at high speed. It is great fun and will make you feel intense emotions.

Snorkelling and scuba diving

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Remember that the Canary Islands have a great diversity of marine life and Gran Canaria is home to the greatest biodiversity. If you are a scuba diving enthusiast, you can dive here in peace and quiet. This beach is characterised by its calm waters, ideal for scuba diving.

Its seabed is home to a wide variety of marine species worth seeing and photographing. You will not have enough time to visit and get to know all the beauties hidden in the sea. If you don’t want to go that deep, go snorkelling. Either way the experience is wonderful. If you are just learning or have never done it before, there are many companies specialised in scuba diving where you can hire an instructor to guide you through this new experience.

Boat trips

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This is one of the best ways to enjoy the island from the sea. Take a boat trip from Anfi del Mar to Puerto de Mogan or Arguineguín, passing the most beautiful and enigmatic places along the coast. Choose between motor boats, pedal boats, luxury sailing boats and speed boats.

During the trip you will enjoy the sighting of dolphins, whales and other marine animals. The tour includes places where different cetaceans pass by, which you can admire from the safety of the boat.

La Verga Beach

It is a beautiful urban beach with little waves, perfect for the enjoyment of children and the whole family. Although it is not very large, it is very comfortable and has all the services such as showers, toilets, bars and of course sun loungers and umbrellas for rent. It is also next to the promenade where you will find a variety of alternatives to have a good time.

Balito Beach

We mention this beach as one of the best things to do in Anfi del Mar because it’s right next to it and is an ideal place to escape and unwind. It is not as well known as the continuous beaches and has slightly different characteristics. There is no wave protection so the waters are more active. In addition to this, the shore has a lot of pebbles so it is not as crowded.

Maroa Island

This is a small and charming artificial island in the shape of a heart on the Anfi del Mar beach. It is arranged to liven up the stay of visitors. You can reach it by stairs or by swimming. But if you wish, put on your snorkelling goggles and swim around the island to enjoy the beauty of the sea and the fauna that inhabits it.

Here you will find a restaurant with hammock services and the best meals. It’s definitely a getaway we all deserve, so you can’t leave without visiting this romantic island.

Anfi del Mar Fun Facts

The Anfi del Mar resort was started in the 1990s. It was born as an initiative to recreate the beauty of the Caribbean beaches in Gran Canaria, for which tons of white sand were brought from the Bahamas. But as it was already a beautiful place with a favourable climate, it was not difficult to achieve the desired result. They also thought about reducing the strong waves, so they installed a breakwater and achieved a dream beach where many people go to rest and relax.

As you can see, Anfi del Mar is a marvel and fulfils the purpose for which it was designed. It is an attractive beach that has nothing to envy to the Caribbean coasts. If you wish to visit it, we can help you choose the activities and excursions that best suit your needs. Contact us via email, WhatsApp or fill out our contact form, we will be happy to help you so that you don’t have to worry about the small details, we have been helping our clients to enjoy an unforgettable holiday for many years.

What our customers say:

Dean Smith
Dean Smith
17. November, 2022.
Definitely recommend to include in your trip when visiting Tenerife. One of the best days we had! Amazing service and nice touch with water and snacks!
Maria Stanko
Maria Stanko
14. November, 2022.
Es war eine grandiose Reise, das Personal war sehr freundlich und zuvorkommend, das Schiff sauber und das Essen lecker. Sehr beeindruckend waren die Wale, Delfine und die wunderschöne Natur Teneriffas.
Gillian Webster
Gillian Webster
2. November, 2022.
I hired the atlanca boat as a surprise for my husbands 40th birthday and it was honestly the best day and lots of fun. Easy to book, when we arrived Patrick did the paperwork and explained everything then Fran gave us all the safety information on how to ride the boat. Everything was provided and additional special touches were much appreciated. They were both great, really friendly and put us at ease. We had 3 hours booked and we got the full time, everything excellent. Highly recommended. Thank you
Shaun Daymond
Shaun Daymond
28. October, 2022.
Very easy to deal with over WhatsApp. Booked 5 months in advance and had no issues with the booking at all. Boat was lovely and friendly skipper 👍🏻
Banana Palm Bay
Banana Palm Bay
4. August, 2022.
Can only recommend it ;)
Juan Antonio RT
Juan Antonio RT
26. July, 2022.
Hemos disfrutado de un paseo en barco por la costa de Adeje divisadlo cetáceos. Muy recomendable. La tripulación muy amable en todo momento pendiente de nosotros.
younes benkahla
younes benkahla
5. July, 2022.
Capitaine tres gentil et très compréhensible ne pense pas qu’à l’argent et pense d’abord à la sécurité et surtout à la bonne expérience de la clientèle je recommande !
Guillermo González Meyer
Guillermo González Meyer
14. June, 2022.
Alquilamos una excursión para ver cetáceos y dar un paseo de 3h. En general la experiencia estuvo bien. Toda la gestión de reserva fue fácil y el trato con Bananapalmbay fue un gusto.
Al llegar al barco tuvimos alguna confusión con lo acordado, pero tras comunicarse la empresa del barco con Bananapalmbay se solucionó y pudimos disfrutar del viaje. Además vimos ballenas piloto.
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Beaches in Anfi del Mar