Gran Casino Antigua is located on Fuerteventura; an island in the Atlantic Ocean off West Africa, which happens to be the second largest island in the Canary Islands. The casino is owned by the entertainment company Grupo Orenes. The island is known primarily as a holiday destination due to its white-sand beaches and year-round warmth. It’s popular for water sports, especially surfing, windsurfing and waterskiing.
There are only two ways of getting to the island – and that is either by plane or boat. The casino is quite close to a port and is a bit further away from the airport. You can drive to the casino from both the port (within walking distance as well) and the airport.
Gran Casino Antigua is not a very large property, and it mainly focuses on tourists who visit the area on holiday. The inside of the casino is modernly decorated with lots of metallic light fittings and mirrors to make it seem large. The casino is open daily with the slot machines available from 10 AM to 5 AM and the live table games available from 9 PM to 5 AM.
The casino hosts various tournaments in their poker room which has seating space for about 50 competitors at 6 different tables.
The total number of live table games at the Gran Casino Antigua is rather small. However, they do have all the classic table games such as blackjack, poker, and roulette.
There are 5 roulette tables and 2 of them are electronic. The 3 normal roulette tables play American roulette while the electronic tables are I-Tables using European roulette rules.
Finally, there are 3 blackjack tables at the casino. At some tables you may be able to play the Perfect Pairs side bet.
Gran Casino Antigua has a poker room where guests can enjoy Texas Hold ‘em cash games or participate in weekly tournaments. Poker tournaments are available for No Limit Texas Hold ‘em.
If you enjoy playing slot machines then you will be sufficiently entertained by this casino because they have classic reel machines as well as more modern multi-line video slots. There are ten 3-reel classic slots, while the rest of the machines are video slots.
There are a couple of video poker machines and multi-game machines where you can play blackjack, poker, keno or bingo.
The casino runs multiple progressive jackpots that connect the slot machines.
You will have to find accommodation in the nearby town because there is no hotel available at the casino.
The closest accommodation option near Gran Casino Antigua is Elba Carlota Beach & Convention Resort. It is within walking distance of the casino and an average room will cost around $170 per night.
The next closest hotel is in the Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach, Golf & Spa Resort which is also within walking distance. You will be looking to spend around $250 per night to stay here.
Right next to Elba Carlota Beach Resort is Elba Sara Beach & Golf Resort which is also an option when it comes to accommodation, but it will require that you drive from the casino. The going rate for a standard 2-person room here is $170.
The casino does not have any dining options available but if you look nearby you will find many different restaurants where you can find a decent meal.
Shivam Indian Restaurant is very close to the casino and serves traditional Indian cuisine at affordable prices and are child-friendly
Beach Café serves fast food and is perfect for a let night snack or a quick meal.
Restaurante El Camarote is right by the harbor and is set in a cozy atmosphere and is child-friendly. They serve international cuisine at this restaurant.
Restaurante Casa Nostra is where you can get traditional Spanish Tapas and meals in a relaxed environment.