The newly renovated El Perchel beach in Arguineguín is ready to welcome visitors


New natural swimming pool in Arguineguin, Gran Canaria

The town of Arguineguín enjoys from this Friday a leisure area completely rehabilitated and equipped with new services, El Perchel beach.

The Mayor of Mogán, Onalia Bueno, and the Minister of Tourism, Industry and Trade of the Government of the Canary Islands, Yaiza Castilla, inaugurated this public space on the coast of Mogan where 1,859.194 euros were invested, 1,469 268 euros from the department carried out by Castilla and 389,926 euros from the City Council of Mogán.

For Bueno, this project is an example of what can be achieved with collaboration between public administrations. For the City Council, it was first necessary to obtain the concession of 20,170 square meters of surface of the demarcation of the coasts of the Canary Islands, an event that occurred in 2018, and for its materialization it had the financial support of the Government regional.

“I appreciate the involvement of the Ministry of Tourism both in this project and in other projects that we have underway,” he said, referring to the reform of the Nicolás Quesada park and the conditioning of the margins of the GC-500 at the entrance to Arguineguin. “Mogán is an economic engine and a key tourist destination in Gran Canaria and the archipelagoit is therefore essential to join efforts to maintain its quality and leadership,” she stressed.

Likewise, referring to The perchshe assured that her renewed image and new services will be “an attraction for both tourists and residents“, which will be “an impetus to the commercial area of ​​​​the lower area of ​​Arguineguín”.

The Minister of Tourism, Industry and Trade stressed that “this action, together with many others that the Ministry of Tourism is carrying out in all the municipalities of the Canary Islands, has the ultimate objective that the destination of the Canary Islands becomes a more attractive destination tourist enclave if possible, due to its level of excellence, with a balanced, sustainable and responsible relationship between the needs of tourists and those of residents”.

Bueno and Castilla were accompanied by the Minister of Tourism of Gran Canaria, Carlos Álamo, who expressed the commitment of the Cabildo to collaborate with 460,000 euros which will be used for the second phase of improving the environment of the beach.

Facilities Playa El Perchel

El Perchel beach now has a 440-meter promenade with grandstands overlooking the bay and different recreational areas, also newly created.

Next to the promenade, equipped with solar lamps and pergolas that provide shade for passers-by, there is a restaurant and toilets with a covered terrace – the operation of which will soon be put up for tender alongside that of the beach de La Lajilla –, a playground with shaded areas, as well as the rescue module with toilets. There is also an access point to the sea for the disabled.

The beach has a total area of ​​5,337 square meters and there is also potential for the development of sports activities on the same beach, which is yet to be determined. On the right, the existing natural swimming pool has been remodeled and is currently much more comfortable and totally secure for users.

The rehabilitation of El Perchel is added to other actions already carried out in Arguineguín for the recovery of the seafront, such as the first phase of the promenade that connects the seaside town, from the seaside area of ​​​​Costa Alegre, to Anfi del Tue.

See in the video what the new beach of El Perchel in Arguineguin looks like now


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