From: Thursday, May 5th, 2022
To: Sunday, May 15th, 2022
Maspalomas Pride, Hot Temperatures, hot guys and one amazing parade!
Maspalomas Pride is the first of the top 5 Prides in Spain, the others being Madrid, Barcelona, Sitges & Torremolinos. Things get hot at Maspalomas Pride with guaranteed sunshine, hot guys, amazing parties, live outdoor shows by night and epic pool parties by day!
Maspalomas Pride Stage & Shows
- Night time celebrations take place in the Yumbo Centre, the island’s gay epicentre. The Yumbo is home to 95% of the gay bars and clubs in the island. The center hosts every type of bar imaginable, from cabaret and drag bars to cocktail lounges and cruise clubs.
- The centre of the Yumbo transforms into Pride Central during the event, complete with a gigantic stage with world class light and sound. The stage plays host to international DJ’s, live acts, tribute shows, dancers and a gaggle of drag queens from across the globe.
Maspalomas Pride Parade
- Saturday May 14th – From 4pm – The main parade is the highlight of Pride Week featuring 23 floats and thousands of partygoers ready for a good time. The parade route is packed with locals and tourists enjoying the atmosphere and celebration.
- The route begins at the Riu Palace Hotel and moves along Av. de Tirajana, passing by the Axel Beach Maspalomas before turning right behind the Hotel Rondo and arriving at the Yumbo centre for the official Pride after party. The pride prade takes up to 5 hours to make its way through the streets of Maspalomas.
Maspalomas gay pride hosts some of the best pool parties in Europe. The island is blessed with superb hotels, all of which support the pride event. Popular pool parties are held in the following hotels:
Note – if you want to stay in these hotels, book well in advance:
- Hotel Ritual Maspalomas – Hosts several pool parties throughout the pride, 4 mins walk to the Yumbo.
- Axel beach Maspalomas – Famous gay hotel with fun steam room, great rooms and large dance area by the pool. 7 Minute Walk to the Yumbo
- Los Almendros Bungalows – Charming exclusively gay resort hosts popular pool parties with a more intimate feel. 15 min walk from the yumbo or catch the bus (8 mins)
- Amadores beach Club – Host of the Pro Gay (Maspalomas Winter Pride organisers) Wet & White Party, one of the most popluar pool parties of the week. This aparthotel offers large rooms and great beach restaurants. – 19 mins by taxi of 0 mins by bus to the Yumbo.
- Sanom Beach Resort – An adults only resort with a large pool, two fun hot tubs, lots of space for sun lloungers and a chilled vibe. One of our readers highest rated places to stay in Maspalomas. 5 mins walk to the Yumbo.
- Seven Hotel & Wellness – Constantly ranked as “Superb” by guests, the Seven Hotel & Wellness is a gay men only resort with large stylish apartments, amazing views, a great pool and friendly staff. Their pool parties are some of the most talked about in the Yumbo! 7 mins taxi, 30 mins walk or 20 mins bus.
- Maspalomas Pride hosts several night time parties most of which take place at Scala Heaven Nightclub in the Yumbo. The parties kick off late and continue until 6am. Previous parties held included international circuit nights such as Matrix (Madrid) and Joy (Brasil). Awaiting full schedule
Freedom Dirty West
- Typically held on the final Friday – Dirty West takes place in Sioux City, in San Augustin, 10 minutes from the Yumbo. The party is an all day event running from noon until midnight. Enjoy 10 hours of the best house music, with international guest Djs, 20 performers, a food area, relax area, fresh area and lots of surprises. Tickets include transport to and from the event.
Where to stay during Maspalomas Pride
Here are the hotels we recommend that have good reviews and keep you close to all the action in the Yumbo Centre:
Recommended Apartments in Maspalomas
This air-conditioned apartment is equipped with 1 bedroom, a satellite flat-screen TV, a dining area, and a kitchenette with a microwave and a fridge. An outdoor swimming pool and free WiFi
The apartment features 1 bedroom, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, a washing machine, and 1 bathroom with a shower. Featuring an outdoor swimming pool,
The apartment features 2 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, an equipped kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, a washing machine, and 1 bathroom with a shower. Free WiFi, an outdoor pool.
Playa Del Sol
1 or 2 Bedrooms
Each spacious apartment has a kitchen with a microwave, fridge and coffee-maker. All have a bathroom and living area with sofa bed. A flat-screen TV and safe are available to hire. Balconies overlooking the pool or gardens
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Recommended Hotels in Maspalomas
The Yumbo centre is the heart of gay nightlife in Maspalomas. We recommend you stay close to this area and use the shuttle buses or taxis to get to the gay beach.
5 Star Luxury
Situated in Playa del Ingles, a 6-minute walk from Yumbo Centrum, Silvi Villas by TAM Resorts features an outdoor swimming pool, as well as free WiFi. Boasting a sun terrace, Rooms are equipped with a coffee machine.
Bohemia Suites & Spa
Adults Only – 5 Star
Offering large rooms with balconies, the adults-only Bohemia Suites & Spa is 200 m from Playa del Inglés Beach. It features a spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, a hot tub, gym and restaurant. One of the pools is heated.
Sol Barbacan 4 Star
The complex features a swimming pool, 2 hot tubs, and free WiFi in all areas. Set in gardens, the complex includes mini golf and beach volleyball facilities. There is also a gym and entertainment activities, WiFi free of charge.
Axel Beach 3 Star
AxelBeach Maspalomas – Apartments and Lounge Club – Adults Only features an outdoor pool, gym and tennis court. This gay and hetero-friendly, adults-only complex also has a hammam, hot tub and sauna.