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.

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Where to stay in Lanzarote

THB Tropical Island Aparthotel
THB Tropical Island Aparthotel
4 out of 5
C/ Fragata, 2, Yaiza, Lanzarote
The price is €67 per night from 2 Dec to 2 Dec
This family-friendly Yaiza hotel is located near the beach, within 1 mi (2 km) of Nuestra Senora del Carmen Square and Playa Blanca. Marina Rubicon is 1.7 mi ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (703 reviews)
"The worst hotel I have visited in my life. Good points. Resort looks clean and tidy around pools and walkways. The man working around Adults pool really loves his job and he is the best one in the complex. Now bad points. Absolutely disgusting food. Never ever seen so bad food choices in my life. ..."

Reviewed on 13 Nov 2021

THB Tropical Island Aparthotel
H10 Rubicón Palace
H10 Rubicón Palace
5 out of 5
Urb. Montaña Roja, Playa Blanca, Yaiza, Lanzarote
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €142 per night from 8 Dec to 8 Dec
Situated on the boardwalk, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Aqualava Water Park and Roja Mountain. Pechiguera Lighthouse and Dorada Beach are also ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (583 reviews)
"The best hotel that I’ve ever been ! Such an amazing stay. The outdoor area were splendid, swimming pool was huge, rooms were clean, spacious and charming. And mostly the breakfast and dinner were outstanding !"

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2021

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
The price is €149 per night from 14 Dec to 14 Dec
Situated near the beach, this spa hotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Las Cucharas Beach and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from AquaPark Costa Teguise. Jablillo Beach and Playa ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (928 reviews)
"Our room was spacious and spotless, all the staff were excellent from check in to check out we have nothing negative to say"

Reviewed on 22 Nov 2021

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 Tisalaya
Apartamentos Tisalaya
2.5 out of 5
Calle Montaña Tisalaya, 1, Tias
The price is €47 per night from 17 Dec to 17 Dec
Situated by the ocean, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Gran Casino de Lanzarote and Puerto del Carmen Beach. Pocillos Beach is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (118 reviews)
"This is the fifth time we have stayed at these apartments and will definitely be going back. Isn't that the greatest compliment any person can pay to a property? Clean, spacious, bright and airy with an exceptional pool area and a warm and inviting welcome awaits you at Tisalaya. The property is ..."

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2021

Apartamentos Tisalaya
Jardines del Sol by Diamond Resorts
Jardines del Sol by Diamond Resorts
4 out of 5
Urb. Montaña Roja S/N, Playa Blanca, Yaiza
This family-friendly Yaiza aparthotel is located near the beach, within 1 mi (2 km) of Aqualava Water Park, Playa Flamingo and Roja Mountain. Playa Blanca and ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (235 reviews)
"It’s a beautiful place. The walk is worth it and you feel very safe and private here."

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2021

Jardines del Sol by Diamond Resorts
Apartamentos Cinco Plazas
Apartamentos Cinco Plazas
3 out of 5
Calle Anzuelo,56, Tias
This family-friendly Tias aparthotel is located near the beach, within 1 mi (2 km) of Gran Casino de Lanzarote and Puerto del Carmen Beach. Pocillos Beach is ...
4/5 Very Good! (37 reviews)
Not enough Sunbeds
"Good apartments but the sunbed situation is just ridiculous and needs to be managed better by the complex. Large groups putting towels on sun beds at 6:30am and not returning until late afternoon"

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2021

Apartamentos Cinco Plazas
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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