One of the most special places in Gran Canaria is Agüimes. It was one of the first areas to be populated after the Castilian conquest of the island in 1491. Some of the places to see in Agüimes are not to be missed.
In the old quarter of Agüimes we can find some very beautiful places such as, for example:
It is considered one of the best beaches for snorkelling in Gran Canaria. It is a golden sandy beach that is 290 metres long and 27 metres wide.
The fact that it is a good beach for snorkelling is due to its crystalline waters and the marine fauna that hides underneath it. Species such as colourful fish, molluscs and octopuses are some of those that can be found here. Without a doubt one of the places to see in Agüimes.
This lighthouse, in operation since 1892, is only 6 metres high. Designed by Juan León, this lighthouse has a restaurant with incredible views of the sea and the Roque de Arinaga. A few minutes from here you can visit the Museo de la Cal de Risco Verde.
Dare to live the experience of getting to know this place with so much history in this tour that we recommend you Gran Canaria Histórica, where you will get to know Agüimes and other incredible places of the island.