Grand Hotel Residencia

Location: The Canary Islands | Spain

Price guide: $$$$$ $100-$200 per person per night

Grand Hotel Residencia, one of the Leading Hotels of the World, is a luxurious oasis. Not content with a mere five stars, it has been awarded ‘Gran Lujo’- a sixth star. This Spanish colonial gem nestles in palm trees near the beaches and dunes of Maspalomas, where you can enjoy year-round balmy weather and blue skies.
Perfect forGetting away from it all in style.
In the knowFor a detox with a difference, visit the salt cave, where you can breathe in minerals such as magnesium, calcium and potassium, with the added oxygen revitalising mind and body.

Recommended for...

  • Food & Wine
  • Luxury Hotel
  • Setting & Views
  • Spa & Wellness

Hotel Overview

Sense of place

With a view of the mountains, Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia is located in a palm tree oasis and sits near the local lagoon where you can see many birds making their long migratory journey to Africa. As the name suggests, the hotel also lies within a short walking distance of the beach.

Rooms at Grand Hotel Residencia

There are nearly 100 rooms and suites in two-storey villas, showcasing the best of Gran Canarian style in a stylish home away from home. There are spacious and colourful bedrooms and living areas with elegant wooden furniture, bathrooms with whirlpool baths and handmade tiles, and balconies and terraces overlooking the pool and the lush tropical gardens. The presidential suite has its own private garden.

Food & Drink

Start the day with a breakfast buffet on the terrace, while taking in the views over the dunes of Maspalomas and the mountains beyond. Enjoy award-winning Canary Islands cuisine in the restaurant and head to the Piano Bar to try local wines, accompanied by live music. Following a dip in the saltwater pool, linger over tapas and cocktails at the Pool Bar, which also has barbecue buffets in the evening.


The Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia offers a range of facilities to help you recharge both your mind, body and spirit. From a salt cave to mult-sensory showers and quiet zones you will soon find yourself unwinding and forgetting your daily stresses. 

If you fancy something a little more active then look no further than the open-air gym with top class equipment. There is also a personal trainer to make sure you get the most out of the TechnoGym equipment available to you.  

Activities at Grand Hotel Residencia

The spa and wellness centre has saunas, multi-sensory showers, ice fountains and a fitness area, while keen golfers can choose from seven golf courses around the island. The nearby Avenida de Meloneras has chic boutiques, restaurants and bars, or explore bustling Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, including Vegueta, its historical quarter, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Or why not head inland to trek around the mountains and valleys and drop in on charming villages?

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Hotel location

Grand Hotel Residencia is approximately 30 minutes from Gran Canaria airport

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