LAS PALMAS DE G.C.
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The Hotel Astoria is ideally located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria placed near the Playa de las Canteras, becomes one of the capital's hotels for a relaxing beach vacation. On the other side and because of its emplacement on the financial and shopping area of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Hotel Astoria is the perfect business hotel.
These are the two major advantages for the Hotel Astoria, its strategic location for those traveling on business and its location close to the coast, offering its customers a unique way to disconnect after a day of work, shopping or sightseeing.
Visited throughout the year, is the beach preferred by most locals and foreign visitors, who can enjoy it at any time of year thanks to the mild climate.
The name of "La Barra", a sand and limestone deposition that runs parallel to the shore, providing shelter against the north swell and giving the beach its personality.
.. Formerly known as the beach La Barra, because of the riff (barra) emerging from the water. Subsequently, it was exploited as a quarry to extract the rock that was used, for numerous buildings in the city and also for the Cathedral of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. In remembrance of this practice, now abandoned, the name survives today on the beach of Las Canteras (The quarry)Read more about Las Canteras beach.