del Inglés (Spanish for "Englishman's Beach") is the main gay
area of Gran Canaria. Playa del Inglés is part of the municipality
of San Bartolomé de Tirajana. It has a nice long beach made of tall
sand dunes that come from the Sahara desert, and is connected with other
beach towns including San Agustín and Maspalomas in the touristic
centre of the island. The gay area is in the Yumbo Commercial Center in
the town of Playa del Inglés at the southernmost point of Gran Canaria.