Arguineguín (Guanche for "quiet water"), also Arguinegín is one of the most populated towns along the south coast of Gran Canaria, Spain. A typical Canarian fishing village, it is home to many locals rather than being a tourist resort. It is part of the municipality of Mogán and is located southwest of Las Palmas.

There are several bars and restaurants, the latter specialising in fresh fish caught the same day. Tuesday is market day (the largest on the island). Arguineguín features a beach and a port. Tourism is not as popular in Arguineguín as in the larger places as Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles. Holiday hotels, however, can be found in Arguineguín; Marino I, Dorado Beach, Club Puerto Atlantico, Sunwing Resort Arguineguín, Green Beach Hotel and Dunas La Canaria to mention the larger ones.

The Norwegians have especially taken the fishing village into their hearts, and the Norwegian population is quite large in the winter time. This might also be due to the Norwegian school, Norwegian church and a Norwegian health center being located in or just outside of Arguineguín. There is also a Norwegian doctor's office - located at the marketplace in Arguineguín - and a big Norwegian-owned timeshare holiday resort named Anfi del Mar, located just outside of Arguineguín.

Mogán is a town and a municipality in the southwestern part of the island of Gran Canaria, which is one of the three main islands making up the Province of Las Palmas in the Canary Islands, Spain. Its population is 21,782 (2013), and the area is 172.44 km².

Mogán is the second largest municipality by area on the island. It includes the fishing towns of Puerto de Mogán and Arguineguín. Much of the population lives on the Atlantic coastline. The town of Mogán is about 8 kilometres from the coast, 11 km north of Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria and 40 km southwest of Las Palmas. The GC-1 motorway passes through the south of the municipality. There is a string of tourist resorts along the coast.

The main settlements are:


Cornisa del Suroeste


Playa de Mogán

Puerto de Mogán

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is a specially constructed holiday resort situated on the south-west coast of Gran Canaria. The island's proximity to the African continent ensures an ideal climate, particularly in the winter, when the temperatures remain constant at around 20-25°C.