Sala Galdós VIP Lounge
Gran Canaria airport has one VIP lounge that is called Sala Galdós. This lounge is operated by AENA, the Spanish Airport Authority, and is situated on the second floor of the terminal building in area C. If you have arrived at the airport too early and have a long wait, this VIP lounge is a great place to relax. You can escape the crowds in this lounge, which measures 1,050 m2, and have access to the private terrace measuring 160 m2. From this terrace, there are spectacular views of the ocean.
If you have a last minute business task to do, then the private nature of this lounge is perfect. You can work undisturbed in an air-conditioned environment, with free Wi-Fi and power sockets, in a conformable chair. There is also PC terminals available with internet access and satellite TV, where you can catch up with the latest news around the world. The children's play area is also great to keep your children entertained whilst you are waiting to board.
The lounge is equipped with fully monitors, so you can keep an eye on your flight status, and there are complimentary drinks and snacks available.
If you want the full VIP treatment at the airport, check out the Fast Track service to avoid the queues at the security checks.
The VIP Lounge provides all of the following facilities:
- Air conditioning (hot and cold)
- Aperitifs and snacks
- Beer & Wine, Spirits & Liquor
- Children's Rooms
- Dedicated personnel
- Disabled access
- Flight information monitors
- Free and unlimited Wi-Fi access
- Hot and cold drinks
- Newspapers, Magazines & Books
- Private workstations
- Satellite TV
- Sockets for laptops and mobile phone recharging
Access Conditions & Prices
All passengers can enter this lounge, but some passengers will need to pay. Many business class passenger, passengers with a privilege card, or companies with an agreement with the airport have free access or discounted rates. It is always best to double check with your airliner or card issue prior to see if this is the case, however, the following should have free entry:
Business class passengers on:
- Airberlin (AB)
- Air Europa (UX)
- British Airways (BA)
- Finnair (AY)
- Iberia (IB)
Holders of the following priority cards:
- Priority Pass
- Diners Club Card (discounted rates)
Passengers who are not eligible to enter for free can pay a fee on entry or buy a ticket online. There is no discount for buying a ticket online, so if it just a one-off, it would be better to wait and pay at the door. If you are looking to enter this lounge several times, or business lounges at other airports, it could be a good idea to look at the Priority Card supplies to see their prices and which lounges they cover.
In this lounge, children under the age of 5 are free and children between the ages of 6 to 10 are at a reduced rate. Please note that an adult must be present with the children at all times.
The current entry prices are as follows:
One thing to be aware of is the maximum time limit. Passengers can only stay in the lounge a maximum of 4 hours. You can enter the lounge 4 hours before your flight is scheduled to depart and stay until the boarding time of your flight. In the event your flight is delayed, this time is extended for the duration of the delay.
Entry passes can be bought online at the link below. Any pass that you purchase online is valid for six months from the date of purchase, so if you choose not to enter, you can still use it within the next six months.
You can buy a pass at wwwssl.aena.es.
- Location: Floor 2 in the departures lounge, near Area C. Passenger-only zone
- Opening hours: from 06.00 to 22.00, 7 days a week
- Surface area: 1,050 m2
- Contact: (+34) 928 579 094 / (+34) 928 579 095 or email on email@example.com