The Beach of Las Canteras, famous for its natural barrier of sandstones and reefs, known colloquially as "La Barra" makes the Bay of Confital a place with a lot of charm.
This camera brings us closer to the views of the Beach of La cícer area, the cradle of surf and its modalities on the island. So named because in the years 70 is located the power plant of the Company Insular Colonial Power and Irrigation (CICER).
This area of Las Canteras is not protected by La Barra, what makes this is more exposed to the waves, allowing the surfers ideal conditions for the practice of their sport almost year-round, especially in autumn and winter are the two periods of waves with more consistency and with better conditions.
For a while La Playa de La Cícer it was known as The Beach of the Reefsince I had a huge reef, of which we took advantage of its rock for use in construction. Taking into account this activity they renamed The Beach of the Reef and gave name to the current Las Canteras beach .
La Cícer it is a place located in the capital of Las Palmas de Gran Canariamore specifically in The Beach of The Quarries, is a kilometre-long sandy beach of volcanic sand, which is considered the center of surfing in Gran Canaria.
All this area enjoys a multicultural environment, which enjoys a good climate and the beach throughout the year, all this thanks to the fact that the annual average temperature is about 20ºC and therefore you can enjoy the most days of sunshine, making it one of the best climates in the world.
En la misma playa de La Cícer, podrás disfrutar de las esculturas de arena típicas de este tipo de playas, por los alrededores de la playa podrás encontrar infinidad de bares, restaurantes, heladerías etc. Una gran variedad de lugares donde después de disfrutar de un día de playa, en una de las mejores playas del mundo, podrás disfrutar de su gastronomía local, con buen pescado fresco y demás comidas típicas que dejan a cualquiera con buen sabor de boca.
This beach is legendary and has been a reference for surf and bodyboard canary islands since the seventies, the beach is more than suitable to suit all levels.
La Playa de Las Canteras y por lo tanto La Playa de La Cícer, cuentan también with access for people with reduced mobility, parking and showers and changing rooms. When the sun goes down, it is a luxury to be able to see the avenue to power up fully thanks to the night life of its terraces, pubs and restaurants in the area.
Enjoy live views from our live Camera and discover how is the weather in La Playa La Cícer, Las Canteras, located in the tourist centre of Las Canterasa municipality that forms part of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.