Medical Care (doctors, dentists) and pharmacies

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Ill during your holidays? Toothache?... Not good, but it can happen.
The good news - The medical care in Gran Canaria is definitely very good.

There are English-speaking doctors, or at least with a translater and many of the with 24h service...
The overview here, should help you where to call ot to go in case you need a doctor, dentist or a pharmacy during your holidays!

Even if you do not want to think about it, it can happen that suddenly you need a doctor in Gran Canaria.
Of course, there is also 24h hours pharmacy emergency service in the south of Gran Canaria ...

The general medical supplies is offered by the Centro de Salud.
However, there are often very long waiting times and the doctors speak only Spanish - no translation.

The nearest Centro de Salud (next to Playa del Ingles) can be found in Maspalomas, on the road to Montana la Data on the right.

Centro de Salud, Maspalomas
Tel. +34 928721096 (does not make sense without knowledge of Spanish)

It is recommended to go to one of the private doctors/private hospitals. These are numerous in Playa del Ingles and surroundings.
Most speak good to fluent English (or there is someone to translate) and especially when you are ill, this makes it much easier.

You need to pay for the private doctors directly, it is definitely important to have a private travel health insurance.

Doctors, Dentists, Pharmacies,...

Doctors Gran Canaria

EuroNordic Gran Canaria

Euro Nordic
Medical Center (24 hours emergency service)
Avda. Espana 1
(below the hotel Buenos Aires, directly at the Yumbo Center)
Playa del Ingles (Gran Canaria)
Phone: +34 928771510 or +34 928762742

Homepage Euro Nordic (Gran Canaria)

Medica Sur Playa del Ingles (Gran Canaria)Medica Sur
Health Centers in the south of Gran Canaria.
CalleEscorial Nº 3 (Aptos. Danubio)
Playa del Ingles (Gran Canaria)
Phone: +34 928730075

As well:

Bahia Feliz, C/Viejos Tendereteros Nº 5
Puerto Rico, Shopping Center


Clinica Oasis Maspalomas Gran Canaria

Clinica Oasis Maspalomas
Dr. med Nancy Oblitas (Cardiology) and
Dr. med A. Valenzuela Bossmeyer
Maspalomas Avda. Oasis 31 (next to Hotel Seaside Palm Beach)

Phone: +34 928141170 or or in case of emergency: +34 619553396
(prior appointment recommended )

Dentists Gran Canaria

Clinica Dental International Delteatro

Clinica Dental Dunas delMar (San Fernando - Gran Canaria)
Right next to Playa del Ingles

Clinica Dental (Dunas delMar)
Calle Secundino Delgado 1, Local 14
35100 San Fernando de Maspalomas

Phone: +34 928769562
Emergency (24h): +34 622379921

Monday till Friday: 9:30am - 1pm and 3pm - 7pm
(and by appointment)

The surgery is located in San Fernando, in the vicinity of Playa del Ingles/Maspalomas.
Dr. Helmut Kohlpaintner is a German dentist (english, german, spanish,...)

Also in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria...

Clinica Dental International Delteatro

Clinica Dental International Delteatro (Las Palmas - Gran Canaria)

Trasera Avda. Rafael Cabrera, 5 – Portal 6
Calle Vigilante Cosava Juan Ramirez (Triana)
35002 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Phone: +34 928364412
Emergency (24h): +34 622379921

Homepage Clinica Dental (Gran Canaria)

Clinica Dental Mogan


Clinica Dental (Mogan - Gran Canaria)

Calle El Drago 59
Mogán 35140 (Gran Canaria)
Phone: +34 928569567

Opening hours: Monday and Wednesday to Friday from 10am-7pm

We have our office in the town of Mogan, in the south of Gran Canaria.
A fluent english speaking dentist will determine the treatments and will explain everything to the detail, covering every area. Implant dentistry, orthodontics, prosthetics, surgery, general dentisry and aesthetics.

Homepage Clinica Dental Mogan (Gran Canaria)

Private Krankenhäuser Gran Canaria

Clinica Dan Roque Maspalomas Gran Canaria

Hospitales San Roque (Maspalomas - Gran Canaria)

Private hospital and
emergency ambulance in the south of Gran Canaria

Calle Mar de Siberia 1
Meloneras - Maspalomas
Phone: +34 928063625 or +34 673106631

All further information:

Homepage Hospitales San Roque (Gran Canaria)

Clinica Roc Maspalomas Gran Canaria

Hospiten Clinica Roca (San Agustin - Gran Canaria)

Private hospital and
emergency ambulance in the south of Gran Canaria

Calle Buganvilla 1
San Agustin (next to Playa del Ingles)
Phone: +34 928769004

All further information:

Homepage Clinica Roca (Gran Canaria)



Apotheken - Notdienst

Apotheken Gran Canaria

The pharmacies are well recognized by a green cross.
In Playa del Ingles and in the south of Gran Canaria there is a pharmacy at almost every corner.

Pharmacies emergency service:

Outside the regular opening hours, there is a pharmacy on duty, of course.
(Farmacia de guardia)

At every pharmacy there is a plan which pharmacy has emergency service on the respective date.
You can also find this information in the internet
. (official spanish page)

Pharmacies emergency service (Gran Canaria)
(Choose the date - Zona: San Bartolomé de Tirajana - Buscar)

The general emergency number for police, fire and rescue dial: 112 (24 hours)

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This information should help you (in case of illness)  -  These are only recommendations, without a guarantee, etc ...
Of course, Gay Maspalomas assumes no responsibility for the success of the treatment, for treatment failures and in case you are not satisfied with the mentioned doctors/hospitals.