Playa de Puerto Rico is one of the most popular beaches of Gran Canaria for tourists and local people. It is almost always sunny and dry on this beach which makes it the perfect beach to get a tan. Since the beach is behind the mountains it is less windy than on the most other beaches in Gran Canaria.
There are a lot of watersports possibilities here like pedal boats, jet-skis, diving, banana boats, etc. Close to this beach there are loads of bars, restaurants and shops. Basically, everything you need is close.