the landwood side of this flat area The Gay beach section is at bar kiosk number 7, approximately half way between Playa del Ingles Maspalomas Virtually the whole of the Sand dune area. The nearest bus-stop is called #8220;Faro Maspalomas #8221 which is also about 5 minutes from the coast, no matter if you go straight to the light-tower, or turn left towards La Charca, the salt-lake. The area close to the light-tower, sector 10, is ideal for families with kids. Quick Links to our Popular Pages. Cookie consent * TripAdvisor LLC is not a booking agent and does not charge any service fees to users of our site. Don #8217;t forget the sun-cream and a hat. . The whole coast between Maspalomas and Playa del Inglés is divided into ten sectors. The sand gets very hot on a sunny day, and singing hot in the summer. Sun beds sun shade parasols are also available. I am just trying to find the best place to go as I am in my 30's so would like to be around people of a similar age and want to know if it is a good time to go there. Here there are the least people, as the sea can be rough, there are no toilets and no snack bar close. The dunes can be reached by walking along the beach from either of the resorts. . Maspalomas or Playa del Ingles, If you are coming from Playa del Ingles resort centre then head for the Hotel Riu Palace Maspalomas and go through the large arched entrance, along to the end of a short lane. . The dunes are backed by the Maspalomas Golf Course, the largest golf course on Gran Canaria. Your Opinion about the Maspalomas Beach. The Gay beach is just behind the V shaped dip in the dunes on the horizon. Location of Maspalomas Sand Dunes, on the south tip. To the east is, playa del Ingles, to the west. Remember to use strong sun block on body parts that have not had as much exposure to the sun. In the valleys between the dunes you can lose the cooling sea breeze it can become very hot so we advise carrying a bottle of water. Gran Canaria, one of the Canary Islands, Spain. The sand on the sides of the dunes facing the sun can become too hot to walk upon in bare feet.