Tias

Travel to this dynamic municipality to find peaceful villages, extensive volcanic plains and Lanzarote's most popular resort. 

The Tias municipality provides excellent exploring opportunities among its historic towns, sweeping plains and lively coastal region. Mingle with locals in peaceful Villa Tias, witness the glorious expanses of the Lanzarote lava flows or relax by the sea at Puerto del Carmen.

In a region of just a few thousand residents, Villa Tias serves as the administrative center. Though small, this town features numerous restaurants and tapas bars and stunning architecture imbued with traditional Lanzarote styles. Explore several English bars, which cater to the growing British expat community.

See some of the town’s best architecture at the Church of Candelaria, which features distinctly Spanish façades. In June, the Municipal Theatre hosts folk and jazz events.

One of Tias' premier attractions is the Casa José Saramago, a museum enshrining the life of one of Lanzarote's greatest writers. Tour the former home of José Saramago, see the rooms where he percolated his ideas and hear accounts of his life from an audio guide. Purchase a documentary on his life at the gift shop.

Rent a bike and explore the surrounding countryside, where you'll see picturesque farmlands around small hamlets. To the northwest, the Timanfaya National Park features expansive flatlands made from volcanic rock. Photograph the vast, barren plains or enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant.

For sun and sea, head to Tias' coast, known as La Tinosa. Join summer crowds heading to Puerto del Carmen, a popular sea resort that was once a fishing village. Tan on white-sand beaches, recharge at health spas and dance the night away at beach bars. Be sure to explore its old town, where you can find international cuisine in pretty buildings clustered around a harbor.

Tias is located in southeast Lanzarote, a 15-minute drive from Arrecife. Around the coast, play golf, take a windsurfing lesson or go on a diving tour of Playa Chica. This marine environment features microhabitats of Canarian fish in interesting volcanic rock formations.

Top hotels in Tias

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Sol Lanzarote
Sol Lanzarote
4 out of 5
Calle Grama 2, Matagorda, Tias, Lanzarote
The price is €140 per night

Located in Tias, this beachfront hotel is on the boardwalk and within 1 mi (2 km) of Playa de Matagorda and Pocillos Beach. Puerto del Carmen Beach and Rancho ...

4/5Very Good! (309 reviews)

"The food was absolutely wonderful as usual.....one of the reasons we keep returning to this hotel, the new arrangements for serving yourselves drinks is a very good idea and has removed the queues that used to happen in the evening. The staff are absolutely brilliant especially the way the relate ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Sol Lanzarote
Apartamentos Tisalaya
Apartamentos Tisalaya
2.5 out of 5
Calle Montaña Tisalaya, 1, Tias
The price is €45 per night

Situated by the ocean, this apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of Gran Casino de Lanzarote, Puerto del Carmen Beach and Pocillos Beach. Lanzarote Golf ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (104 reviews)
As below

"I didn't attend due to Easy Jet cancelling my flight due to Covid 19 pandemic, but have provided new dates for next year, TUE 18 May to Sat 29 May, please confirm soon as. Many thanks"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jun 2020

Apartamentos Tisalaya
Apartments La Penita Lanzarote
Apartments La Penita Lanzarote
3 out of 5
Calle Chalana, 2, Puerto del Carmen, Tias, Lanzarote

Situated near the beach, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Gran Casino de Lanzarote, Puerto del Carmen Beach and Pocillos Beach. Rancho Texas ...

4.4/5Excellent! (198 reviews)

"Location was superb, place was spotless, staff never to busy to help, really comfy beds, have already booked to go back"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

Apartments La Penita Lanzarote

Popular places to visit in Tias

Puerto del Carmen Beach
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Puerto del Carmen Beach

4/5(344 reviews)

Learn how to windsurf, dive among underwater volcanic rocks or simply enjoy the tropical environment of this pristine beach. 

Timanfaya National Park
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Timanfaya National Park

4.5/5(246 reviews)

Explore the otherworldly terrain of this volcanic park, with rugged lava flows, resilient wildlife species and a restaurant serving meals heated by volcanic gases.

Corralejo Beach
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Corralejo Beach

4/5(223 reviews)

Amble along the soft white sand of these beaches, cross the ocean to reach an exotic island and traverse miles of sand dunes.

Top things to do in Tias

Go-Kart Experience at Gran Karting Club
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Go-Kart Experience at Gran Karting Club

€22
Per adult
Scuba Diving Introduction off the Lanzarote Coast
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Scuba Diving Introduction off the Lanzarote Coast

€77
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
Guided Tour of the Los Volcanes Nature Reserve
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Guided Tour of the Los Volcanes Nature Reserve

€47
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
Guided Walking Tour of Volcán de la Corona & Famara Cliffs
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Guided Walking Tour of Volcán de la Corona & Famara Cliffs

€47
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
PHOTO SAFARI LANZAROTE - Sunset Photo Tour
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PHOTO SAFARI LANZAROTE - Sunset Photo Tour

€49
Per adult
Oceans Royale Lanzarote Dinner & Show Ticket
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Oceans Royale Lanzarote Dinner & Show Ticket

€46
Per adult

Reviews of Tias

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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5 - Excellent 45.283018867924525%
4 - Good
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4 - Good 43.39622641509434%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 10.062893081761006%
2 - Disappointing
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2 - Disappointing 0.9433962264150944%
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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

22 Mar 2020

Puerto del carmen is a beautiful town in Lanzarote. It has friendly people and although it’s lively it’s not crazy like some other parts of the Canarias. I’ve be going there since 2008 and love it

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

11 Mar 2020

Busy & quiet areas can be found in this place.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

10 Mar 2020

Loads of great places to eat and friendly bars.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

8 Mar 2020

Love Lanzarote people outside hotel very friendly

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

1 Mar 2020

Close to the old town of Puerto Del Carmen in one direction and at the end of the strip along the new town, sea side and beaches.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

29 Feb 2020

Amazing staff