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The name comes from the Guanche word for quiet water. Also an attractive built-up resort in southern Gran Canaria. The pride and joy of many tourists such as the Germans, Scandinavians and especially the Norwegians, Arguineguin has appeal and charm that tourists cannot resist.
Many years ago it known fishing village which today is still represented by the towns thriving port. Today not only are people visiting Arguineguin for holidays they are also investing in holiday properties as well.
You can choose to come here just about any time of the year as the summers and winters are hot and warm and like elsewhere in Gran Canaria, you can always look forward to a spectacular view of the hills in the distance. The harbour in this town also lends to the natural attraction here.
At the harbour is where you would go to take a ferry ride to neighbouring resorts such as Puerto Rico and Puerto de Mogan. These two resorts are also accessible by hiking over the mountains.
It is very easy to navigate your way through Arguineguin as the bus lines run throughout many of the popular spots here which you would find to be quite convenient. The buses can also take you elsewhere about Gran Canaria.
Accommodation here consists of five star hotels and one can also stay at the villas or choose one of the many self-contained apartments. No matter where you decide to stay you are always guaranteed to experience that generous Spanish hospitality as you enjoy a host of amenities.
Actually at most of the self-contained apartments you cant help but feel as if it is you are home away from home because it is a place where you can spend quality time with your family and friends as you enjoy meals that you have personally prepared. Just how good is that? You would also find that there is never a dull moment in Arguineguin; you would have enough of fun activities on your plate to keep you occupied and entertained. A sandy beach here can calm frayed minds and transport you into a place where serenity reigns.
On this beach one can enjoy windsurfing, scuba-diving or they can even jet-ski. The water and weather conditions here are also great for checking out the whales and dolphins that can be seen splashing around on a rare occasion. You can also go game fishing here in hopes of catching the famed Blue Marlin which is indeed a big catch. Not too far away is a beautiful promenade which leads you to the nearby resort called Patalavaca.
Here is one of those holiday resorts that have done a great job of marrying scenery with amenities. Located in Gran Canaria, made up of calming beaches, lovely landscapes and all the other good things in between. Morethan a resort, Arguineguin is the place that most call home including Norwegians, Scandinavians and German tourists.
In Arguineguin you are never far away from catching the bus to travel to other resorts if you so desire for the public transportation is quite convenient and the highway and interchange here also make it easy to explore this scenic country. A good place to start your ,a href="/" tile="Holidays">holiday fun is to don your favourite swimsuit and head to one of the beaches.
The beaches here have coarse sands but the waters are warm and inviting and superb for getting into some jet-skiing, windsurfing or even scuba diving. There are also boat rides that would take you to other scenic parts of the island. You would love shopping here simply because the prices on items do not include taxes.
In addition to visiting the shopping centres that are in and around Arguineguin you can also pick up a few bargains along the way at the Tuesday night weekly market. The market is a big deal and it draws many visitors who are looking for a variety of products including clothing, fragrances and jewellery to name a few.
Perhaps after your hours of shopping you can check out this really gorgeous promenade which after a really long walk you would end up in Patalavaca. Eating out in Arguineguin will expose you to both local and International dishes which can be enjoyed at a restaurant or you may prefer the ambience of a café.
There are exclusive fish restaurants here where customers can feast on fish that has been caught only a few hours before preparation and serving time. The fish restaurants here also serve as constant reminds of a fishing town. There is actually a fish co-operative here which has been consistently providing the restaurants with fresh fish to serve their patrons.
When your night calls for some entertainment you can check out one of the bars in Arguineguin or you can also travel down to one of the larger hotels where they have live entertainment. And if you are looking for a place to go clubbing until the early morning then you should head to Puerto Rico which is only a ferry ride away.