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Gran Canaria is a fantastic family destination with almost 230 kilometers of coastline, 128 beaches and a UNESCO protected Biosphere Reserve. It is often described as being a miniature continent with its own mini microclimate and a variety of landscapes, breathtaking beaches, dunes of white sand, green valleys and picturesque Spanish villages. You will find things to do that will make every day special on your holiday – be it a family vacation, golf getaway or eco escape. Sail out to watch whales, walk in the Canary pine forests, have fun at a water park, wander its shopping streets, go golfing, visit museums, or... just relax one of the islands beautiful beaches. An Island with over 60km of beaches, warm waters, gentle breezes and spring-like temperatures that make it ideal for nautical enthusiasts throughout the year. Gran Canaria is the ideal setting for golfers with fine weather throughout the year and seven superb golf courses, each with their own characteristics and all within a 50 km radius of one another! Playing golf in Gran Canaria is a tradition that goes back to 1891, the year in which the Real Club de Golf de Las Palmas was founded, the first Golf Club in Spain. Since that time, Gran Canaria has been Volume 3 • Issue 40 19