Lanzarote

Travel Guide
Cueva de los Verdes showing caves

When it’s time for that much needed break, there’s no better holiday than a trip to Lanzarote, one of the most popular Canary Islands, just off the coast of Spain. Nothing beats chilling on the beach down in Lanzarote. Make sure you set aside a day or two and head to explore some of Lanzarote’s most scenic coastal attractions. Papagayo Beach and Pocillos Beach are among the best stretches of beach in this coastal location; while Blanca Beach and Puerto del Carmen Beach are also well worth a look.

Of course, it’s not all the beach bum lifestyle. Feel like learning something new in Lanzarote? Make sure you check out the Cesar Manrique Foundation and the Whale and Dolphin Museum. Of the many fascinating museums in the city, these two get the most attention from the travellers.

Tiring of the crowds? Then escape the bustling streets by exploring the nearby nature reserves, such as Timanfaya National Park and Mirador del Rio. Both are great for hiking and birdwatching, and there are even facilities that allow you to enjoy lunch or a drink in the preserves’beautiful grounds.

Lanzarote is also known for its top notch golfing. Tee off at one the area’s excellent golf courses. Work on your drives and putting and book a few holes at Lanzarote Golf Resort or Costa Teguise Golf Club. What better way to get active while relaxing?

For those holidaying in Lanzarotewith children, discover a world of family fun at Rancho Texas Park. Don't miss the chance to visit this fun-filled and engaging attraction, offering ear-to-ear smiles for the young and the young at heart. There are also an abundance of water parks around the island, which offer an ideal way to cool down in the hot Canary Island sun.

Bit of a shopaholic? Indulge in some retail therapy and amble through the boutique shops and big brand stores of the Deiland Shopping Centre. It is a vibrant place packed with fashion, accessories, fresh produce and is great places to eat too.

Why not visit Cactus Garden where visitors can spend time outdoors enjoying the local flora and fauna? It’s a great place for the artists amongst you to pull out your sketch pad, or if you’re not that way inclined just soak up the sunshine. This park is the perfect place to unwind.

Create memories, admire the educational displays and discover a range of animal habitats at Guinate Animal Park, an exciting zoo. Learn about some of the zoo’s more unusual animals and ask about feeding times to see if you can participate.

Lanzarote is an ideal getaway for all the family. Book a trip with Expedia now.

Where to stay in Lanzarote

Hipotels La Geria
Hipotels La Geria
4 out of 5
Calle Jupiter, 5, Puerto del Carmen, Tias, Lanzarote, 35510
The price is €81 per night from 19 Jun to 20 Jun
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Tias. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (533 reviews)
"This was our 5th stay at this hotel. Exactly what we like. The staff are so friendly and helpful. The food is very good. Its clean. Easy walk to shops. Always a sun lounger by the pool. Can't wait to go again."

Reviewed on 5 May 2022

Hipotels La Geria
H10 Rubicón Palace
H10 Rubicón Palace
5 out of 5
Urb. Montaña Roja, Playa Blanca, Yaiza, Lanzarote, 35570
The price is €146 per night from 13 Jun to 14 Jun
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Yaiza. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 6 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the spacious rooms in their ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (594 reviews)
"Privilege rooms were attractively decorated and we managed to get one with a wonderful Seaview. We were on half board and the food was a variable quality. Although this is a convenient option, people should consider bed and breakfast, if they have a car so they can try all the great local restaurants. ..."

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2022

H10 Rubicón Palace
Barceló Teguise Beach - Adults only
Barceló Teguise Beach - Adults only
4 out of 5
Plaza Janubio s/n, Costa Teguise, Teguise, Lanzarote, 35508
The price is €156 per night from 2 Jun to 3 Jun
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Teguise. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools and 3 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (976 reviews)
"Very clean and staff very helpful and easy access to beach shops restaurants etc"

Reviewed on 14 May 2022

Barceló Teguise Beach - Adults only
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Apartamentos Panorama - Adult Only
Apartamentos Panorama - Adult Only
3 out of 5
Guadarfia 2, Puerto del Carmen, Tias, Lanzarote, 35510
The price is €55 per night from 26 May to 27 May
Stay at this 3-star beach aparthotel in Tias. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa and breakfast. Our guests praise the pool and the quiet rooms in their reviews. ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (263 reviews)
"Super staff throughout the hotel."

Reviewed on 30 Jan 2022

Apartamentos Panorama - Adult Only
TUI BLUE - Flamingo Beach
TUI BLUE - Flamingo Beach
3.5 out of 5
AV. de las Canarias, Yaiza, Las Palmas, 35580
Stay at this 3.5-star eco-friendly aparthotel in Yaiza. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 7 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the family ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (41 reviews)
"Liked the view and position of property. Didn’t like smell of damp walls and damp patches. Also bathroom cabinet was falling apart."

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2022

TUI BLUE - Flamingo Beach
Vitalclass Lanzarote Resort
Vitalclass Lanzarote Resort
4 out of 5
Avda. Las Palmeras, 15, Teguise, Lanzarote, 35008
The price is €135 per night from 20 May to 21 May
Stay at this 4-star spa aparthotel in Teguise. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 3 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (38 reviews)
"Absolutely lovely and welcoming staff."

Reviewed on 18 Apr 2022

Vitalclass Lanzarote Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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