Lanterns, Bed and breakfast Gran Canaria
|Address||San Fernando, Playa del Ingles , Playa del Ingles|
|Type||Bed and breakfast|
We are a Gay Exclusive Guest House only a short walk away from the famous Yumbo Centre.
Not to be confused with "gay apartments" where you have to share space with M/F couples or children.
Our reputation is building and our guest book is testament to what to expect when you stay with us.
We are both gay English guys, in our 50s, who have retired early to Gran Canaria. We are situated in the lovely area of San Fernando, just a walk away from the famous dunes and the Yumbo centre. We offer a service second to none in terms of presentation, hygiene and comfort. Our house has recently undergone a complete refurbishment and now offers NEW en-suite accommodation, new beds and air conditioning*. The enclosed courtyard is perfect for relaxing and alfresco dining. On the spacious roof terrace is a large Jacuzzi for up-to 7 people along with sunbeds, parasols and tables. Its the perfect area to enjoy views of the mountains and the dunes or just relax! The house and sun terrace is private and clothing optional so no tan lines !!
Each room is serviced regularly and towels are provided and changed regularly. Sliding wardrobes with plenty of space for clothes and bags.
Prices start from €330 per ROOM per week for a single person, in a single bed including a light breakfast. (A single person wanting a double bed/room will be charged €350)
For two people sharing a twin or double room the price is €380 per ROOM per week including a light breakfast.
*For Christmas and New Year €500 per week for a single person. (A single person wanting a double bed/room will be charged €550 per week)
*For Christmas and New Year €600 per week for two people sharing a twin or double room.
Special rates for group bookings and stays over 2 weeks.
Airport pickup and returns arranged.
Contact us for availability and full details.
We will hold your dates for 48hrs while you book your flights
Included in the price;
- A light breakfast
- Free Wifi around the house
- Free water, tea and coffee around the house
- Use of large lounge with 40inch TV, DVD and comfortable sofas
- Smoking allowed only on the terrace
Only a short taxi ride to the Yumbo but very walkable. Local bars, cafes with gorgeous patisseries and restaurants are just a step away.
If you've always wanted to visit Gran Canaria but felt a little intimidated let us guide you through all the island has to offer.
You are assured of our personal attention, we are here to help.
*THE MAP IS INCORRECT, WE ARE IN THE SAN FERNANDO AREA.*
We look forward to hearing from and hopefully seeing you
We have a small terrier dog called Bailey who is often referred to in our visitor book, extracts are below .
Mike and Drew, May 2019, Dudley, UK.
I'd like to say " we had a great time " AND WE DID ! See you again soon XXX
Francis and Francois, April 2019. Paris, France.
Thank you for your friendly hospitality, very relaxing atmosphere in the Canarian sun!
Many thanks, hope we will be back soon,
Dan, March 2018, Scotland
Thanks gentleman for a very hospitable and pleasant stay, enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere and company.
Many thanks, Dan
Chris, March 2018, London
They are a lovely couple of young men here and staying with them + their gorgeous puppy dog (more performing than a misguided poodle) at their lovely villa beats sharing with 2 dustmen in Marbella anyday! A comfy bedroom and lovely breakfast made me feel safe and relaxed. XX
Steve, London / Paris: February, 2019
What a wonderful surprise to pass a break in the sun. Worth the find, ( on Ohnaturist! ) the most charming hosts imaginable. Felt like instant family. XX Steve.
Bill, Perth, Scotland, 2019
Just like coming home again, enjoyed it again, Love to all, Thanks, Bill.
Jean Paul, Lyon, France January, 2019.
Merci beaucoup pour ce Sejour. Good hospitality very friendly. Nice house and situation. Thanks for the advice for restaurants and places to go. Hope to come back again ♡ Bailey.
Jens & Michael, Copenhagen, December 2018.
Another lovely stay at Lanterns, home away from home
Thank you for the fantastic Christmas dinner, See you soon!!
(Bailey, we love you! )
Chris, Harlech, Wales. December 2018
Many thanks to you both, and Bailey! for the great hospitality and friendship.
As Arnie said " I'll be back!
Have a great Christmas, Chris xx
Mark, Devizes November 2018.
A lovely stay with perfect hosts
Thank you both very much
November 2018 Darren and Keith, UK.
Another great "Winter Pride " stay. Thanks for your usual hospitality and great company, especially your great " dressing up skills " guidance!! Certainly experts in that field! Love to you and see you next year xxx
Moose, Bradford, UK October 2018
Thank you for another FANTASTIC stay. A BIG thank you with lots of love!!!
Kev and Alan: September 2018 London
Pete, Andy & Bailey Thank you for another dreadful week, can't imagine why we came back ....... JOKING aside , you guys are amazing and we'll be back in March for Bear Carnival Big hugs and Kisses XOXO
Andy and Phil, September, 2018, Norfolk
What a wonderful TWO weeks, loved the place, great accommodation. Andy and Pete are such fantastic hosts and really nice guys, we got on like a house on fire ! Plus they have a very special third member of their family - Bailey ! ONCE AGAIN Many thanks 10 out of 10 XX
David, July 2018 Derbyshire, UK.
Pete and Andy are great hosts. It has been like a home from home. Had a lazy, sun drenched time, I will return. (Bailey is a wonder dog !)
George, July 2018, Derbyshire UK.
2 week chill out – sand sea, great accommodation , lovely breakfast and very comfortable bed. What a way to start my retirement!! I will be back soon I’m sure.
Thanks Pete, Andy and Bailey for your company.
Ian, July 2018, Edinburgh .
Thank you so much for my second visit and can’t wait for the 3rd…… this November.
Love to you both and especially Bailey
David, April 2018, Wiltshire
Thanks for a fantastic 2 weeks break, you even arranged continuous sunshine for me! Best hosts ever and love Bailey Dog. Look forward to seeing you in November!
Alan and Kevin, March 2018.
OUR 4TH YEAR :o)!
Pete, Andy and Bailey, thank you for another terrible week, can’t think why we come back really…… ONLY JOKING , Joking aside you guys are great and we’ll be back again soon.
Always enjoy staying here with our FRIENDS lov’s ya XX
Tony and David, March 2018 Lymington, Hants.
Thanks for a lovely time again lads. Love coming for a break with you. GREAT weather again.
See you again shortly, thanks Tony and David .Love to Bailey XX
Bill, March 2018, Scotland.
To have the chance to stay in immaculate accommodation with real nice people is soooo good, many thanks, Bill
Aage & Terje, March 2018, Norway,
Thank you both for a wonderful stay. I, Aarge, have had a great stay, Terje not so due to illness, bronchitis . THANKS 
Tim and Rick, February 2018, Devon.
Thank you both SO much for a truly wonderful holiday. We’ve been looked after brilliantly by you both!
We can’t wait to come back and see you both again.
Ben and Rob, February 2018, London.
A great stay as always! Not so lucky with the weather but plenty of fun UNO and playing tug of war with Bailey AND lots of giggles too !! Love staying with you guys!!XX
Thanks Pete and Andy XX
Dag, February 2018, Oslo, Norway.
Lovely stay as always! Love you guys! See you in November! :0)
Clive, February 2018, Yorkshire.
Such a warm and cosy corner of the world you have created for us fellow travellers! Thank you. An uncertain future for many of us (Brexit) but have a steady and warm heart.
Good luck and thank you! Clive.
Tony & Mark, February 2018, Midlands UK
To Pete and Andy
Thank you so much for your hospitality and friendship. We’ve seen so much of the island thanks to you and it’s been an absolute joy to be here. Looking forward to returning in the not–to-distant future. BIG hugs to Bailey!
Love Tony and Mark.
Bill, February 2018, Scotland.
Pete & Andy are excellent hosts and made me feel very welcome. It’s special being invited into some one’s home and enjoy the excellent facilities.
the friendship made the stay extra special XXX
David, January 2018 Derbyshire, UK.
Pete and Andy are great hosts. It has been like a home from home. Had a lazy, sun drenched time, I will return. (Bailey is a wonder dog !)
Benoit, January 2018 France.
Merci les Garcons.
How lucky I am to have been hosted here for my first time in GC. I hope to come back soon.
Michael & Jens, Dec/Jan 2018, Denmark.
This is our 100th stay @ Lanterns, well, almost!! Thanks again for a lovely stay / visit XXX
Jesper, January 2018, Denmark.
Dear Pete and Andy. Thank you so much for your fantastic hospitality. It’s been a great week and you and of course Bailey have all made me feel really at home here in Gran Canaria. It’s been a very special first trip down here, and hopefully not my last :o) Love Jesper.
Eamon, Dec/Jan 2018, Ireland
another wonderful stay – Visit No 3 now and it gets Better every time !! Thank you so much Pete and Andy , not forgetting the boss Bailey for all your kindness and hospitality in creating ‘My Home Away From Home’ !! <3 XX Eamon
David & Chris, January 2018, Cornwall
Thanks for your wonderful hospitality and patience ……..waiting for us to drag ourselves out of bed in the mornings! The perfect place to unwind and relax- all the comforts of home, including your awesome P.R. pup Bailey. What more could you ask for. Hopefully we’ll be back soon if you’ll have us. XX ( of course we will have you back XX )
Godwin and Tony, December 2017, Preston, Lancashire.
Good stay, as usual!! A bit of an eye opener for Tony who had never been to Gran Canaria before……… Pete and Andy as welcoming as ever and the entertainments manager, Bailey did a great job!!!
Looking forward to coming back as soon as possible.
Bob, December 2017, Salford, UK
Second visit and it is like coming home!!
Both Pete and Andy are very very welcoming and great fun and a mind of information. I must be doing well to as Bailey now sits on my feet!!! XXX
Keith and Darren, November 2017, Hampshire.
5th Visit and as always had a wonderful time, lovely clean and bright rooms, great breakfast and super *HOT SPA* :o)
Pete and Andy are great hosts and what more can you say about Bailey the wonder dog!!! Hugs and many thanks D&K. SEE YOU IN FEBRUARY 2018 !! XX
Dag, November 2017, Norway.
Another great staycame to an end. As always there has been an absolute fantastic stay with Pete and Andy. As well as the lovely guests; Ian, Andy, Darren, and Keith. See you again next year for more laughter and fun under the sun .
Ian & Andy, November 2017, Edinburgh.
Thanks for all the licks and cuddles….. it was nice to meet Bailey !! Ha Ha!
This is a holiday we won’t forget in a hurry, mostly for positive reasons…
We’ll be back XX
Moose, November 2017, West Yorkshire
Thank you so much for the wonderful visit at your house. I always have a great time (third stay) whenever I’m here; I truly appreciate the time you spent with me and your lovely hospitality. Thanks for everything :O)
George, November 2017, Devon
Unfortunately all good things come to an end !! Great 10 days – accommodation and hosts wonderful as always!
Am now recharged to return and fight the good fight!! XX Enjoyed Ashes company too!!
Ash, November 2017, London
Thank you for a great time which made my first visit to GC so special. Your company is second to none, great service too.
Keep up the good work guys :O) XX
Barry and Tuk, October 2017, Bournemouth
Great hospitality – thanks for the way we were warmly welcomed into the family *, making for a very relaxing holiday, despite the calima!
*Andy, Pete and of course Bailey
Bailey ‘says’ thanks for the chewy sticks !!
Mark and Geoff, October 2017. Walsall
Thanks so much to Andy , Pete and Bailey the dog for a wonderful stay. A real home from home + a wonderful rest. Thanks again
Mark and Geoff….PS Hope to be back soon.
Mike, August 2017, Dudley.
Visit number 3 !!!!
Better each time, a real pleasure. See you soon.
Andrew, August 2017, Birmingham.
I don’t know why we keep coming back, must be the company!!!
Andy AKA Campy AKA chunky! July 2017. Birmingham
First time here. Made to feel welcome. Lovely bedroom, had plenty of laughs, especially the banter which made me like I could be myself CAMPY !
Thanks for a great stay.
Brett, July 2017, Birmingham, UK
2nd Time here with Pete & Andy AND Bailey. Just like the last time, they have been perfect hosts, plenty of banter. Definitely be returning.
Patrick, June 2017, Manchester, UK
Really pleasant stay, Andy and Pete are splendid hosts 10/10. Bedroom immaculate bathroom the same. Good information and directions Very well run place, will be returning, thanks so much XX
Rob, May 2017, Salford, Lancs, UK
Well It’s not a “Home from home” _ Thank God- It’s better
It’s not a stay with relatives – Thank god- it’s better
I’ve been staying on this island for over 20yrs and I’ve ONLY just found paradise. I’ll stay again and again…… if I’m not bared!! LOL X
Thank you for everything, including the use of your ears, much love to you both and of course Bailey XXX
Steve, May 2017, Shrewsbury, UK
Thanks for a great time guys & Bailey. I’ve enjoyed my stay with you in your beautiful home. It has been great to finally get here and enjoy your hospitality after meeting you on 2014. X
Richard, May 2017, Jersey channel Islands.
Thank you for a wonderful stay and hospitality. Had a lovely relaxing trip albeit missing breakfast a few times!!
Thanks again and enjoy the Vodka!  X
*Note* Vodka was a lovely thought, thanks 
Andrew, April 2017, Lancashire, UK
Thanks for another great week, had a fabulous week with you.
Great hospitality – made me feel like “ like a home from home” !
George, April 2017, Derbyshire/Devon
Second great visit. Had a wonderful time as always – Thank you for gin and tonic in the Jacuzzi – FAB !!!!
Gerd Kurnig, April 2017, Germany.
Great hosts, great atmosphere, GREAT breakfast. I really enjoyed my stay!
Oh, and did I mention the great dog?
Maurice, April 2017, Bedfordshire, UK
Thank you both for a lovely stay. Perfect hosts, SUPER ROOM, GREAT breakfast. Hope to see you (and Bailey) again sometime !!!
Peter, March 2017, Brighton, UK
Thank you for a great visit. Great hosts and very comfortable mattress !!
Alan & Kev, March 2017, Surrey & Bermondsey, London,
GOD! How many times have we written in this thing!!!! LOL !
Guys, what can I say, you always make us feel at home and it is a pleasure coming to stay here time and time again. Look forward to seeing you and Bailey again . Luvs you XX
Paul, March 2017, Woking, UK
Had a great time guys! Thank you for the fantastic service and advice. Really want to leave. Will defo be back at some point! Paul
Dave, March 2017, Southampton UK
Have travelled all over the world and this has to be the best B&B by far!
Loved Bailey and Great hosts, Pete & Andy
Darren and Keith, March 2017, Hampshire UK
4th Visit and as always had a wonderful time, lovely clean and bright rooms, great breakfast and super *HOT SPA* :o)
Pete and Andy are great hosts and what more can you say about Bailey the wonder dog!!! Hugs and many thanks D&K. SEE YOU IN NOVEMBER !! XX
Paul, March, 2017, Bournemouth UK.
Thank you for a lovely stay. Perfect accommodation in a great location and you were great hosts. Enjoyed meeting Bailey too!!
Maritn, , February. 2017 Doncaster, England.
Gustav, February 2017 Norway.
Thank you for a pleasant stay in a calm and relaxing atmosphere. Nice breakfast and clean room. Nice easy going guys taking care of the guests.
Rune, February 2017. Norway.
This is my first stay here and I’m very satisfied – as my good friend Gustav describes it above, it is my experience too !!
David, February 2017, Manchester.
WoW ! “Home from home” made to feel very much at home. Very relaxed at atmosphere, great room, great breakfast , lovely to relax on the terrace. XX
Alan, January 2017. France.
My third visit and won’t be my last !! Enjoy chilling out, excellent hosts – many thanks for everything.
Steve Davies, January 2017, UK
What a lovely place to stay, great rooms, very clean, lovely sun terrace. Great location away from the hustle and bustle of the resort. Very chilled out place, with excellent Wifi.
Main attraction is the brilliant guys who run it Andy & Pete, 2 lovely guys who can’t do enough for you. Advice on travel and where to eat etc. I will miss them and their lovely side kick Bailey!
Thank you, for all your help and being so friendly. Hope to be back soon guys XXX
Chris, January 2017, Ireland
Thanks to Pete & Andy, I had a wonderful time on my first visit to Gran Canaria.
First class accommodation, and a friendly atmosphere and I hope to be back again and look forward to seeing you and of course especially Bailey.
Steve, January 2017, Scotland
Thanks for a wonderful week. You both made me feel very at home during my first stay here in Gran Canaria….. Great accommodation, well looked after and made to feel like a friend.
Will be back. Steve XX
Xavi, January 2017, Scotland/Espania
Beautiful stay, the best hosts. It absolutely felt like home. I’ll be back for sure!
Tony, December 2016, England/Kuwait
So happy I found this place, Pete and Andy are such helpful guys.
FIVE stars if it were a hotel.XXXXXXXX
All the best for the new year, Thank you , Tony X
Eamon, December 2016, Ireland/Amsterdam
Muchos Gracias Chicos !! for a lovely Christmas/New year…… A home away from home!! :o)
As always, top of the Class…… Warmth, comfort and friendly hospitality AND locks of licks from Bailey … THE BOSS!! Will be back for sure (second time here).
With every good wish, Eamon XX
David and Gerald, December 2016. Bristol, UK
We’ve had the loveliest of times and you guys couldn’t have been more lovely. A beautiful, homely place to stay with fine and generous hospitality and lots of licks from Mr Bailey!!
Thanks chaps XXX from D&G
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