Puerto Morgan

One of the more exclusive resorts on Gran Canaria, Puerto Morgan is situated on the south west coast, nine miles west of Puerto Rico. The town is originally an old fishing village that has recently started to be developed into a stylish resort town but retains a Spanish feel to it. Tourism is centred around the marina which bustles with local boats, yachts and Atlantic cruisers.

There are a range of bars, shops and restaurants aimed at tourists, but the shops are less tacky than in neighbouring resorts and the restaurants serve some of the best seafood on the island.

Flanked by the mountains, the old village is a maze of narrow roads and colonial style houses and the canals running through it has prompted holidaymakers to dub it ‘Little Venice’. Although there is a disco in Puerto Morgan, those looking for a livelier nightlife should head to Puerto Rico or Playa del Inglés.

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