The new spa of La Cícer opens its ports next Wednesday, August 1, from 08:00 to 20:00 hours. This was announced this morning by the mayor of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Augusto Hidalgo, during a visit to the facilities, where he was accompanied by the City Council of Ciudad de Mar, José Eduardo Ramírez, and the vice president of the Canarian Government, Pablo Rodríguez The City Planning area culminates this work with a budget from the Canary Islands Development Fund (Fdcan).
Hidalgo affirmed that beach users will finally have a spa "in perfect condition and magnificent, in a space that had become a black point of the beach of Las Canteras and today is one of the highlights and of the jewels of the beach and the city, which still has pieces to complete, but which today is a magnificent place to walk ". Work will continue, he said, so that as soon as possible the whole set planned by the Consistory, which includes the Red Cross and the new Library, which already have the necessary funding, is finished.
Pablo Rodríguez stressed that the spa is located in an area "that is becoming iconic for the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, after the opening of the catwalk." As he recalled, this area has radically changed "and today we can boast of a high-quality space that has earned citizenship", thanks to the contribution made through the Canary Islands Development Fund (Fdcan), which is serving to improve important form public spaces of the Archipelago, like this one of Las Canteras.
José Eduardo Ramírez affirmed that "the recovery of La Cícer continues in the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria" and highlighted that the government team of the City Council has been able to return to Las Canteras a space that until recently was an authentic bullfight, but that Now it has radically changed with a catwalk and some premises for public use such as this spa, modern facilities and equipped with all services, "which will improve the benefits that a beach like ours requires," he said.
The spa, which has a capacity to attend at the same time to fifty users, consists of a reception, an office, a store and toilets for men and women. The new building complies with the accessibility standards, as it has ramps and bathrooms adapted for people with reduced mobility.
The construction of the new facility involved an investment of 87,573 euros, financed by the Fdcan, within a total investment of 319,691 euros to condition all the premises built under the footbridge, both those of the south building (which houses the spa and two more local), like the north.
La Cícer walkway
The City Council completed the works of the Reordering Project of the Paseo de Las Canteras-La Cícer section at the beginning of this year, works that lasted 16 months and that have created a new plaza and walkway in La Cícer and together to the beach.
The works also included the burial of a small transformer electrical station next to Pizarro Street, which was previously in that area. The facilities of the Red Cross and the future library Josefina de la Torre are still to be completed.