The climate is subtropical semi-arid for most locations, but it may vary a lot depending on where you are going. For the main touristic resorts the weather is mostly comfortable. In Maspalomas there is normally 28-33 degrees in July at daytime, which drops to 21-24 by night. In winter, day temperature is normally 23 and by night 16-17.

Local Time

Time zone: WEST (Western Europe Summer Time)

Daylight Saving Time: +1 hour

Current time zone offset: +01:00 hours


Spanish is the official language but English is widely spoken in every part of the island.


The official currency is the euro, has bureaux de change at the airport, hotel receptions and offices across the island.


Electricity voltage is 220-240v with a frequency of 50 Hertz.

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