A holiday to Lanzarote, located within the Canary Islands, means year-long sunshine, breathtaking scenery and golden sandy beaches, a perfect holiday destination no matter the time of year.
Take your pick from great locations like Costa Teguise, Playa Blanca, Puerto del Carmen and Playa de los Pocillos; as watersports are available on every beach, whether you’re looking for an adrenaline rush or a serene scuba dive.
Located on the southeast coast of Lanzarote, lies the majestic Marina Lanzarote, comprising a charming atmosphere, vibrant culture and fascinating history. If you’re an avid cycler, the many scenic routes this heavenly island has to offer will keep you riding all day long. The marine life in Lanzarote is simply stunning too, and you can experience dolphin or whale spotting first hand, on one of many exotic boat tours.
Beyond the beaches and clear skies, are outstanding outlines of the rich volcanoes that were formed many years ago. In fact, Lanzarote is often referred to as the island of 1,000 volcanoes, thanks to the many amazing volcanoes standing tall among the landscape. Explore the vineyards that lie within the vivid volcanoes and get a first-hand insight into the impressive scenery and culture within these natural creations.
Interestingly, the famous Lanzarote Marina was renovated in 2014, adding an array of popular eateries and bars for tourists to settle down in, to its already existing nightlife scene. Tasty tapas bars now litter the marina, offering spectacular views of the neat rows of yachts and boats which occupy the marina itself, alongside a traditional feast of sizzling chorizo and Patatas Bravas.
Combine adventure and sightseeing on your Lanzarote holiday; embark on a ride through the lavish landscapes this idyllic destination has to offer, on a road, trekking or mountain bike. Avid cyclists assemble in Lanzarote to experience the scenery and meet people along the way. Choose from a selection of heavenly routes, a particular favourite being, Playa Blanca – Yaiza – Tinajo – La Santa – Soo – Famara – Masdache – Uga – Yaiza – Playa Blanca.
Centre your holiday adventures around the calming waves and warm waters, which make for great water sport activities. Lanzarote is actually a surfer’s paradise, with its soft sands, high waves and still air. For an unforgettable wine tasting experience, take a day trip up to the mountains and wander through one of Lanzarote’s spectacular vineyards and uncover where the wine you’re drinking on an evening is actually made.SEE ALL Activities
The long stretches of golden sands and glistening waters in Lanzarote are simply spectacular. Tourists love lazing on the beaches here and overlooking the majestic cliff-back scenery and volcano-filled backdrop. Playa Blanca is one of the most popular resorts situated in Lanzarote, thanks to its wide selection of sunny beaches. Hop on a water taxi and sail over to the famous Papagayo Beach, where you can soak up the sun and embark on fun water sport adventures.SEE ALL Beaches
There is a vast mix of eateries to choose from, ranging from spectacular seafood restaurants, to fine dining in Puerto Del Carmen. As well as traditional Spanish cuisine, Lanzarote is home to many Brit’s bars on the beach. If you’re looking for a little slice of home, enjoy a full English breakfast and a pint at S&G Sports Café and many others dotted around the island.SEE ALL Food and Drink
The Old Town Harbour in Puerto Del Carmen is a favourite sight among tourists. Holidaymakers head over to the harbour and experience the idyllic boats floating on the rippling waters and stroll through the authentic Friday market. It’s not just about the clear blue waters on a holiday to Lanzarote, but the emerald waters found here, too. El Lago Verde lagoon is a sight you cannot miss out on, adding an enchanted, forest feel to this popular beach destination.SEE ALL Sights