Santa Lucia, San Bartolome de Tirajana and Mogan

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Santa Lucia de Tirajana - Gran CanariaThe coastal zone of Santa Lucia de Tirajana is outstanding for its production of tomatoes, 10 million crates a year, as well as for its famous PozoIzquierdo Beach. The peaks offer impressive views of great beauty, framed by the buttresses of the Tirajana crater. To its unequalled agriculture and copious variety of fruit trees is added the loveliness of blue skies studded with palm and olive trees. Capital of the island’s history, Santa Lucia de Tirajana guards on its summit legendary Ansite Rock where Gran Canaria was in corporate into Castile on 29 April, 1483.

In the distribution of natural gifts to our island, of natural gifts to out island, San Bartolome de Tirajana was blessed with the formation of spacious beaches of golden sand which are caressed by the warm, soft waves that bathe an arc35kms long. Complementing this natural gift are the sand dunes, the Oasis and the Charca de Maspalomas.

The hotel complexes offer a warm welcome and efficient service to the thousand of travellers who daily arrive for a visit.

There in the distant blue of the coastline, one can see Mogan, an exceptional tourist resort with more than eight sand beaches, three ports and ten tourist areas.
San Rafael de Vecindario, set in the coastal zone of the district of Santa Lucis de Tirajana.

La Fortaleza (The Fortress) of Santa Lucis de Tirajana with its original facade is now the Museum of Archaeolog, Anthropolog and Ethnography, where valuable pieces from the Canarain aborigine and posterior cultures are on display.

San Lucia de Tirajana, capital of the district, offers the visitor a view of its beautiful church with eclectic, neoclassical lines and the stunning panoramas of its colossal crater.

San Bartolome de Tirajana, Capital of the largest district of Gran Canaria, is situated in the island heights where, together with Santa Lucis de Tirajana, it is encircled by a volcanic crater. A few kilometre along the route to the coast is the Hacienda of Fataga and, below in Maspalomas, the beaches of golden sand invite us to swim in their warm waters while the radiant sun caresses our skin.

Religious activates of different denominations are celebrated at the Playa del Ingles (The Englishman’s Beach) Ecumenical Church.

At Palmitos Park in Maspalomas, the visitor is offered the opportunity to contemplate to specimens of the most varied flora and fauna brought from the most distant points of the planet and adopted to our privileged climate.

The Barranco de Arguineguin is a ravine that forms the boundary between the districts of San bartolme de Tirajana and Mogan.

In only a short time Arguineguin has become a very important tourist enclave, and, as if doing honour to its name, an allusion to the tranquillity of the sea and its ideal location, has completed the construction of a fishing harbour in Arguineguin which has a breakwater 360 metres long and a surface of 200 metres of berths equipped for all classes of light and medium-tonnage ships, including ferries. To the important tourist attraction which are offered in the Mogan locality of Arguineguin must be added the comfortable and well fitted out hotel complexes. The guest not only enjoys a deserved rest, but ma also take advantage of the ample beaches of fine sand, spacious avenues and a natural setting which offers an immense variety of exotic plants whose flowers embellish the area with their colours of varied shades.

The town Mogan comprises two very important economic zones. firstly, the agriculture zone, located in the valley, produces vegetable and tropical fruits whose harvest surpasses four thousand metric tonnes per season. And secondly, the coast, with its beaches, tourist complexes and a port capable of mooring 226 pleasure craft and having a line of berths 147 metres long specifically for the use of the vessels of the Fisherman’s Guild of Mogan.

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