Sonnenland is a district of in the south of , set on a hillside above Maspalomas and . Originally designed for expatriates, it is gradually becoming home to a growing number of Spanish residents, many of whom work in the surrounding tourist areas such as , Maspalomas, and .Sonnenland was constructed in the 1980s, chiefly with bungalows.

Notable Places in the Area

Nature reserve
The are sand dunes located on the south coast of the island of , , in the . is situated 2½ km southeast of Sonnenland. Photo: Discasto, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is an active 19th century at the southern end of the Spanish island of , in the . is situated 3 km south of Sonnenland. Photo: Wouterhagens, Public domain.

Shopping center
The is a shopping centre on the island of in the . is situated 2½ km east of Sonnenland. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Water feature
is situated 2½ km south of Sonnenland. Photo: MJJR, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Southern part of and is the tourist center of the island. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a tourist town on the south coast of the island of , , part of the town of in the municipality of . Photo: MJJR, CC BY 3.0.

San Fernando is the northern quarter of in the municipality of , , and as well the name of the parish for all of Maspalomas.


27.7601° or 27° 45' 36.4" north
-15.6026° or 15° 36' 9.2" west
73 metres (240 feet)
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