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Gran Canaria In Focus: 10 Top Nudist Beaches In Photos

Montaña de Arena beach is in the top ten nudist Gran Canaria beaches Montaña de Arena beach is in the top ten nudist Gran Canaria beaches

While it is technically legal to be nude on any beach in Gran Canaria (and anywhere in Spain), about 20 of Gran Canaria's beaches are accepted nudist beaches. Here are ten top places to hang out in the nude. 

Click on the beach names for more info and a map.

For detailed info about all of Gran Canaria's best nudist beaches, buy our Dare To Bare: Nudist Beach Guide to Gran Canaria


The central section of Maspalomas and Playa del Inglés beaches is the world's busiest nudist beach. The most popular area is around the beach kiosks in the middle of the naturist zone.

Playa del Inglés

nudist kiosk at Maspalomas beach

Although most people pop on some clothes before they go for a cold drink you don't have to. The staff say they've seen it all before.


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For a quieter nude experience, try Aguadulce beach on the east coast. It's windy in summer, but the area at the east end is sheltered and popular with local nudists.

Güi Güi

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For a real naturist experience, hike to GüiGüi beach on the west coast. Clothes here are considered almost rude.


Faneroque nudist beach on the east coast

Or go completely wild at the remote Faneroque beach, also on the west coast. You'll have it to yourself so watch out for the big waves.

Montaña de Arena

Montaña de Arena nudist beach in south Gran Canaria

South Gran Canaria's mythical wild nudist beach; Montaña de Arena is easy to get to and almost always quiet.



 It's a trek from the resorts, but Guayedra beach is within the Biosphere Reserve and is one of the island's most pristine beaches. You also get great views of Puerto de Las Nieves.

Pasito Bea / Playa de las Mujeres

pasito bea

One beach with two names: Pasito Bea / Playa de las Mujeres is just east of Montaña de Arena. A great spot with plenty of sand that is often empty during the week.

Llano de los Militares

Llano de los Militares beach close to Arguineguín

Now that most traffic between Maspalomas and Arguineguín is on the motorway rather than the GC 500 , Llano de los Militares beach and next door Triana beach have become popular with peace-loving nudists

La Laja

La Laja beach in north east Gran Canaria is nudist La Laja beach just south of Las Palmas city is now a nudist beach but most people keep their clothes on at weekends when it gets busy