Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia

Gay Friendly Hotels Gran Canaria Spain: Top 5 (2021 Updated)

Gran Canaria is one of the top Gay Resort on the Mediterranean coast. With plenty of gay bars, saunas and gay friendly hotels Gran Canaria is Spain’s fastest growing cities with a boom in  gay tourists over the past years.

The town comes alive during the month of May for gay pride – The Gay Pride Maspalomas in Playa del Ingles – Gran Canaria annual festival which  take place at the beginning of May with a BIG Parade. So better book from now your gay friendly hotel in  Gran Canaria.

Gran Canaria is one of Spain’s Canary Islands, off northwestern Africa. It’s known for its black lava and white sand beaches. Its southern beaches include bustling Playa del Inglés and Puerto Rico as well as quieter Puerto de Mogán and San Agustín. In the north, capital city Las Palmas is a major stop for cruise ships and duty-free shopping.

Day Tours Gran Canaria

 

1. Club Torso Gay Men Only Gran Canaria – Gay Friendly Hotels Gran Canaria, Maspalomas

 

This 4* Gay Resort in Gran Canaria is 1 minute walk from the beach. Club Torso Gay Bungalows is aimed at gay men and is 10 minutes’ walk from Maspalomas Dunes and Yumbo Centre. Set around a nudist-friendly outdoor pool and hot tub, modern bungalows feature free Wi-Fi and a private porch.

Each bungalow has a double bedroom and living room with sofa bed and flat-screen TV with free satellite channels. There is a CD player and iPod docking station. The private bathroom comes with a shower, hairdryer and free toiletries. The kitchen includes a fridge, microwave and coffee maker.

Gay Friendly Hotels Gran Canaria
Gay Friendly Hotels Gran Canaria

It is perfectly situated: Campo Golf area is nice and quiet at night but still in walking distance to Yumbo & Co. (ca. 15 minutes).

Being a small complex is also great that other guests interacted and were extremely friendly

Bungalows are comfortable with good bed & big cupboard; flat screen TV & blue-tooth speakers for smartphone; Rain-shower with good water pressure and indeed giving warm water.

The bungalows itself are not very  big, but nevertheless a living room with little kitchen, separate bathroom, separate bedroom. Very positive: small towels, big towels, and other towels for the pool. Bed is big enough with 2 sorts of cushions. Closet, safe, own little terrace, nice pool and jacuzzi,  deckchairs, some tables for breakfast and lunch/dinner later on.

The pool and hot tube all the property is pristine clean.

Breakfast is also included for booking online. It includes fresh coffee, tea, toast and a hot plate to make fresh eggs at all times. Other items changed daily, some days sausage and bacon, other days scrambled eggs, fish bites, and omelette slices etc

Wi-Fi is free and working very well

Breakfast is delicious. Fresh juice, dairy and bread and just about everything you’d like to eat. You can even fry your own eggs.

The swimming pool and jacuzzi are refreshing, relaxing and clean. The staff can make some pretty good cocktails as well.

The Club Torso is  so welcoming, lovely, polite and making your holiday in Gran Canaria special.

How much does a room costs at Club Torso Gran Canaria?

Prices start 110$/night for the One-Bedroom Bungalow.

This spacious room features a furnished terrace. There is a bedroom area, a separate lounge with a sofa bed, and a private bathroom with a bath and shower. Free WiFi is available.

Where to book Club Torso Gran Canaria – Gay Friendly Hotel Gran Canaria – you can find the best resort deals in Gran Canaria on Booking.com and Trip.com.

 

2. Pasion Tropical – Gay Only Resort Gran Canaria – Gay Friendly Hotels Gran Canaria, Maspalomas

 

Pasion Tropical Gran Canaria
Pasion Tropical Gran Canaria

This Gay Hotel in Cran Canaria is 1 minute walk from the beach. Pasion Tropical Gay Resort is a gay-only accommodation located in San Agustin, 50 m from the nearest beach. It features free WiFi, a year-round outdoor pool, hot tub and sun terrace. Guests can enjoy a drink at the bar.

Every room includes a flat-screen TV. Some rooms feature a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Some units include views of the sea or pool. Extras include free toiletries and a hair dryer.

There is a reasonable shopping centre about 10 minutes walk away with some good restaurants and bars.

The hotel is in a quiet cul-de-sac, literally over the road from a beach used mainly by locals with a couple of bars and restaurants there as well.

The beach of San Agustin is really close (appr. 1 minute walk)

There is a very relaxing atmosphere surrounding the hotel, with the slightly quirky building painted in bright colours surrounded by beautiful tropical plants and fishponds which attract some wonderful wildlife, including the most amazing butterflies.

The apartments overlooking the pool area have nice bedroom, a good sized lounge including TV, a modern kitchen with hob and microwave and a good sized bathroom with a excellent shower.

The rooms are quiet, clean and nice furnished, provided even with a fridge, a cooker, a coffee-maker and a plasma TV.

There is a fantastic roof terrace, which overlooks the sea and is very relaxing with sofas. This is extremely quiet and a great place if you want to sit and read a book or fall asleep.

The pool area is very smart; a pristine pool and spa and plenty of high quality loungers in a real sun trap. There is a well stocked bar which also serves snacks during the day and some lovely Italian meals.

How much does a room costs at Pasion Tropical Hotel Canaria?

Prices start 120$/night for the Studio with Sea View.

This studio has a dining area, electric kettle and microwave. This type of apartment has been recently renovated.

Where to book Pasion Tropical  Gran Canaria – Gay Friendly Hotels Gran Canaria – you can find the best resort deals in Gran Canaria on Booking.com and Expedia.com.

 

3. AxelBeach Gran Canaria – Apartments and Lounge Club – Gay Friendly Hotel Gran Canaria Maspalomas

 

AxelBeach Maspalomas
AxelBeach Maspalomas

This 3* gay resort in Gran Canaria is 15 minutes walk from the beach. Within 1.5 km of Maspalomas’s sand dunes, AxelBeach Maspalomas – Apartments and Lounge Club – Adults Only features an outdoor pool, gym and tennis court. This gay and hetero-friendly, adults-only complex also has a hammam, hot tub and sauna.

Opening onto terraces, the apartments at AxelBeach Maspalomas – Apartments and Lounge Club – Adults Only have attractive, contemporary décor. All include air conditioning, a safe, free WiFi and a comfortable living area with a sofa and flat-screen satellite TV.

The location is ideal, approx. a 5 min walk to the Jumbo centre but far enough away to be a bit quieter.

Great ambience, amazing location and extremely mindful staff. Been to a lot of gay hotels, AXEL beach is by far one of the best.

The building is secured so you need your room key to enter the property, a definite plus. The suite is a good size, small kitchenette, large bathroom with great shower, and a comfy king size bed and ample closet space in the bedroom.

The room contained a large array of literature both about the hotel and surrounding area. The bathroom is of a good standard with a good array of complimentary toiletries.

Room is cleaned well every day, towels replaced and any gels or lotions also replaced or extras left. Lots of plugins for phone charger.

The breakfast is lovely, situated directly next to the pool with friendly service and always fresh presentation.

Excellent amenities including pool, jacuzzi, steam roomsauna, gym, hairdressers and great pool bar service.

The pool area including jacuzzi, sauna and steam room is great, with plenty of sun-loungers and beds, including in the pretty shaded garden area however with special events at the weekend open to non residents the pool.

Gay Friendly Hotels Gran Canaria
Gay Friendly Hotels Gran Canaria

How much does a room costs at AxelBeach Maspalomas ?

Prices start 175$/night for the One-Bedroom Apartment (2 Adults). One-Bedroom Apartment with Pool View (2 Adults) is 160$/night.

Looking onto the pool, this apartment has attractive, contemporary décor, and includes air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and a comfortable living area with a sofa and flat-screen satellite TV.

The kitchenette includes a fridge, toaster, coffee maker and microwave. There is also a dining area.

Where to book AxelBeach Maspalomas  Gran Canaria – Gay Friendly Hotels Gran Canaria – you can find the best resort deals in Gran Canaria on Booking.com and Trivago.com.

 

4.  Vital Suites Residencia 4*– Gay Friendly Hotels Gran Canaria Maspalomas

 

This 4* resort  is 16 minutes walk from the beach. Vital Suites Residencia, Salud & Spa offers luxury accommodation next to Maspalomas Golf Course, in southern Gran Canaria. The complex has 2 outdoor pools, gardens and a free spa session per person per stay.

Each spacious room features a private balcony or terrace with views over the golf course, Maspalomas Dunes or the pool. They come with air conditioning, 2 satellite TVs, free WiFi, safe for hire, and minibar. The spacious junior suites include a separate seating area and kitchenette. The bathroom has a bath or shower, bathrobe, hairdryer, and beach towels.

Location wise, it’s about a ten minute walk away from the Yumbo centre and restaurant strip, located just down a back street. At night the area was very quiet and peaceful.

The rooms are clean and nicely furnished, with a separate living room / tv area. The room came with a mini bar fridge also. The beds were a bit on the firm.

Vital Suites Residencia
Vital Suites Residencia

Food wise, the breakfast on a morning was good, with a selection of fruit, hot drinks, cereals and one or two egg dishes. You could also have freshly cooked omelets.

The spa facilities were fantastic, with a lovely heated indoor pool with various massage jets, hot tubs and a waterfall. There was also a sauna, a marble steam room, ice plunge pool and aroma showers.

Pool area very nice and a great view from the pool bar area overlooking the lush golf course.

The outdoor pool area was very clean and well kept, with a number of sun beds. It was never particularly busy round the pool, although you would still get a few people reserving sunbeds on a morning.

Gay Friendly Hotels Gran Canaria
Gay Friendly Hotels Gran Canaria

How much does a room costs at Vital Suites Residencia ?

Prices start 130$/night for the Junior Suite with Spa Access.

Each spacious, air-conditioned suite features a private balcony or terrace with views over the golf course, Maspalomas Dunes or the pool. It comes with 2 satellite TVs, free WiFi, safe for hire, minibar, a separate seating area, and kitchenette. The private bathroom has a bath or shower, hairdryer, free toiletries, bathrobe, and beach towels.

Where to book Vital Suites Residencia  Gran Canaria – Gay Friendly Hotel Gran Canaria – you can find the best resort deals in Gran Canaria on Booking.com and Trip.com.

 

5. Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia – Gay Friendly Hotel Gran Canaria Maspalomas

Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia
Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia

This luxury resort is 16 minutes walk from the beach. Vital Suites Residencia, Salud & Spa offers luxury accommodation next to Maspalomas Golf Course, in southern Gran Canaria. The complex has 2 outdoor pools, gardens and a free spa session per person per stay.

Each spacious room features a private balcony or terrace with views over the golf course, Maspalomas Dunes or the pool. They come with air conditioning, 2 satellite TVs, free WiFi, safe for hire, and minibar. The spacious junior suites include a separate seating area and kitchenette. The bathroom has a bath or shower, bathrobe, hairdryer, and beach towels.

This is an exceptional hotel. You will have to search far and wide to find another that meets its standards.

The management just want you to have the best experiences possible and regularly check that all is well. If there is anything that you require, they try to accommodate you.

The hotel has the highest standards of cleanliness. the gardens are sublime and the pool area is well looked after by two very enthusiastic staff who work tirelessly.

The bedrooms are large, airy and beautifully decorated and the toiletries provided are of the highest quality. You have a spacious outside, private balcony/ terrace which is lovely when having a coffee in the morning ( capsule coffee machine and kettle along with generous complimentary supplies of fresh fruit and bottled water are replenished daily by the efficient housekeeping team).

Breakfast is served buffet style each morning and offers a wide and delicious selection of cooked to order hot dishes and continental items, abundant fruit, cheeses, yogurts and smoothies are also on display along with delicious cava and freshly squeezed juice.

Breakfasts and dinners served in the main dining room which is delightfully positioned over the pool are of a very high standard with plenty of choice. The lunches at the pool restaurant are marvellous and the honey rums served with your coffee are a real treat.
The architecture of the hotel itself has been very carefully designed to create a sheltered oasis adjacent to the spectacular Maspalomas sand dunes which provide an invigorating walk of which we never tire.

Gay Friendly Hotels Gran Canaria
Gay Friendly Hotels Gran Canaria

How much does a room costs at Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia ?

Prices start 450$/night for the Standard Double Room. The Double  Room with Pool View is 640$/night.

Overlooking the pool area, this stylish, air-conditioned room features free Wi-Fi, LCD satellite TV and a private bathroom with L’Occitane toiletries. The room also comes with free fruit, water and newspapers.

Where to book Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia – Gay Friendly Hotels Gran Canaria – you can find the best resort deals in Gran Canaria on Booking.com and Trip.com.

by Vlaicu Sorin

Traveler, trying to be a photography, hostel lover , backpacker, beer hunter. In search for the perfect place.