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San Agustin is situated in a great location on the south coast of Gran Canaria. A quiet, tucked away spot that seems to have stayed under the mass tourism radar providing you with everything you need to enjoy a fabulous villa holiday. Set between Playa del Ingles, which has vibrant bars and Maspalomas with its famous desert style sand dunes, San Agustin is a tranquil sleepy gem. The beach is the perfect place for relaxing in the sunshine where a calm stretch of dark, golden sand stretching over 600 metres with weak currents, and gentle waves, is the ideal place for keeping the kids entertained.

Things to do in San Agustin

The quiet beach is set along the coastal walkway where you will find plenty of outdoor cafés, restaurants and bars. San Agustin also has two shopping centres, the San Agustin Shopping Centre and the smaller El Portón, which is great for the basics. You may need to head north to Las Palmas or around the coast to Gran Canaria's larger resorts for fashion and serious souvenir shopping. San Agustin is also home to one of the islands biggest thalassotherapy centres with calming spa facilities sprinkled with a Swedish influence.

There is a chilled daytime atmosphere in San Agustin which continues into the night. Have a flutter at the late-night casino, enjoy a gorgeous meal under the stars or cosy up with a few drinks in a little seafront bar.

San Agustin beach, Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria countryside

History and Culture in San Agustin

The Igesia de Agustin Catholic church is top of the must-see sites, with its interesting Columbian style, home to a curious wood carving called La Muerte by 18th-Century sculptor Baltazar Gavilán. Back in the day, the only way to get around inland was by the Caminos Reales ancient pathways used by the Guanche or natives, and you can still use these walking tracks to explore the national parks and nature reserves. The lush green hills overlooking San Agustin are also popular with hikers and easy to reach no matter the time of year. Our winter sun villas enable you to enjoy everything that San Agustin has to offer, all year round,

Family holidays in San Agustin

The family will love a family villa holiday in San Agustin, the beach tends to be much quieter and it is safe for kids to swim in the calm waters. There is a great selection of family friendly restaurants along the promenade, which runs all the way to the sand dunes of Maspalomas. If you make it to the sand dunes the kids will love exploring this desert like landscape. Spend a few hours trekking up and down the dunes pretending to hunt for hidden treasures in the sand. If you are looking for some alternative family days out there are plenty of options nearby to keep everybody happy, from dolphin spotting boat trips to a Wild West replica town. A day out at Aqualand Maspalomas is well worth a visit. The fascinating aquatic world with around twenty attractions provides a memorable day out for all ages.

Maspalomas sand dune, Gran Canaria
Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria

Adventurous activities in San Agustin

San Agustin is a tranquil and relaxing place with a quiet beach. It has a gentle slope and is well protected against the waves creating ideal conditions for snorkelling and scuba diving. If it’s activities and something more lively you are looking for, you can head to Playa del Inglés or Maspalomas for the day. Here you will find an array of amazing activities and a bustling night-life with some great bars all just a stone’s throw away.

Should you require a slower pace of life, unwind in the private pool at your villa, letting the warm sunshine soothe your body and mind,

Romance in San Agustin

If you are looking for a quiet tranquil couples villa holiday location in the sun, San Agustin is the perfect spot. With a quiet golden sandy beach and the calmer night-life it makes for a beautifully romantic setting ideal for honeymooners or couples who are looking for some quality time together.

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