Welcome to Gran Canaria, one of Spain’s beautiful volcanic Canary Islands. The gorgeous Canaries are known for their beautiful, otherworldly volcanic scenery and Gran Canaria is no different! Soak up the sun and enjoy the black lava beaches or take in the island’s amazing capital – Las Palmas. Gran Canaria is an amazing and unique destination for your next event or incentive trip! With so much on the island it can be difficult to know where to start with your next event, so to make it easier we’ve put together this list of the top venues in Gran Canaria to give you some inspiration!

Top Venues in Gran Canaria

Hotel Cristina by Tigotan Las Palmas

The five star Hotel Christina at Playa de Las Canteras, one of the world’s best urban beaches, is undeniably one of the top venues in Gran Canaria! In the heart of Las Palmas this hotel is the perfect venue for those looking for a mix of the beach and something a bit more urban!

The Epic Sana
The Conrad hotel Algarve

Adults only, this hotel has a sophisticated vibe! Decorated in a trendy modern style, this light and airy hotel is perfect for bringing a summer feel to your event, even if it’s in the dead of winter! As the Canaries are off of the coast of Africa, it feels like it’s always summer there.

With multiple events spaces, this hotel is perfect for all of your MICE needs – from corporate events and meetings in their purpose built board rooms to more relaxed party vibes on the open air terrace or the beach club, there’s something for everyone at this hotel.

Dom Pedro Marina

Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel 5*GL

One of the island’s oldest remaining hotels and recently renovated, the five star Santa Catalina is a breathtaking hotel and a venue with an amazing history. Designed in the 1800’s by a Scottish architect – James Marjoribanks Maclaren – we, at Panoptic Events, are instantly in love! More So than its Scottish roots, the hotel boasts Kings, Queens and Hollywood royalty in its former guests!

With lush gardens and rooftop infinity pools, this hotel is one for those looking for sheer luxury. The hotel features extensive gardens, 3 different restaurants, a rooftop bar where we can host your event looking out over the sea at sunset and a wellness center – what more could you possibly need? 

Salobre Hotel Resort & Serenity

One for the golf fans among us – the stunning Salobre Hotel and resort is set on really 40,000 square meters of land and features not one, but two perfectly manicured golf courses. More secluded and rural than the other hotels on this list of the best venues in Gran Canaria, this hotel is perfect for those looking for privacy. Don’t feel too cut off though as the hotel runs a free shuttle service to the beach!

The hotel has been designed with its rural setting in mind and seems to blend in with the natural environment, perfect for those looking to get back to nature! The hotel’s palate, down to the uniforms of the staff, is neutral and calm! Not to mention the rooftop infinity pool and the wellness center featuring things like a hammam- this place is perfect for something chill.

Vila Vita Parc

The hotel boasts fantastic gastronomy with concept dinners with themes like street food, and a number of restaurants ranging from casual poolside to something more fancy! There is also a selection of expertly mixed imaginitive cocktails available from the bars!


Situated in the south of the island in Meloneras, only a stone’s throw from beautiful beaches, is ExpoMeloneras – Gran Canaria’s purpose built convention center. This venue is perfect for holding any number of events, from concerts, to conventions, to fashion shows – with a space like this the world is your oyster!

This venue can hold thousands of people at once, making it a perfect option if you’re looking to Gran Canaria to host your next larger than life event! The space is also interchangeable, meaning you can configure it exactly to your liking and to suit your own capacity! Breakout rooms or one big space – you decide! 

Vila Vita Parc

Lopesan Villa del Conde Resort & Thalasso 

A truly unique type of venue in Gran Canaria, this Lopesan resort features an amazing design. Built to look like a typical village in the Canaries, host your next event here for something truly wonderful. Enjoy architecture that transforms the hotel into a stately home, a church and a town square! 

The five star hotel in Meloneras is more than just a facade, however, the hotel has excellent facilities! Sample some amazing gastronomy from one of the many restaurants, cafes, cocktail bars, and poolside dining areas! Treat yourself to an amazing culinary experience at your next event.

Vila Vita Parc
Vila Vita Parc

H10 Playa Meloneras Palace 

Situated on the seafront in luxurious Meloneras, this 5 star hotel is a true paradise. From an infinity pool overlooking the sea to the beach only a few feet away to a spa and wellness center – this hotel has something for everyone, it’s even next to exclusive golf courses!

The hotel features a range of meeting spaces making it perfect for a number of events. Purpose built meeting rooms, a grand hall perfect for banquets and a variety of different restaurants. This is definitely one of the top venues in Gran Canaria for those who love choice!

Lopesan Baobab Resort 

Another 5 star resort from the Lopsean group, the Baobab is a stunning resort where African-inspired decor and architecture blends with the wonder Canary charm.

The hotel is gorgeously outfitted and full of world class amenities, making it a perfect venue for those looking for a trendy, fashionable event. From purpose built meeting rooms to restaurants serving amazing African Canarian gastronomy this venue has everything! 

Vila Vita Parc

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