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With subtropical landscapes and luxurious vegetation, desert areas, vertiginous cliffs and golden beaches, the Canary Islands have everything to offer you. Lanzarote, the land of lava and fire, Fuerteventura, with its nod to the Sahara, Tenerife, dominated by its fascinating volcano and Grand Canaria, with multitudes of magnificent beaches… they are all quite different. But each one of them offers a dazzling sun and a mild climate which guarantees a successful seaside holiday for all ages.
Declared a ‘Natural Biosphere Reserve’ by UNESCO in 1993, the unique volcanic landscapes of Lanzarote attract many visitors. Its superb beaches and crystal-clear water are wonderful places for swimming, surfing and diving under a brilliant sun. The profile of its quintessential architecture was raised after featuring in the original works of local artist César Manrique and is another attraction of this popular destination. Tourism on Lanzarote is essentially concentrated around Puerto del Carmen, Playa Blanca and Costa Teguise.
Venture into the heart of the island's unique vineyards, referred to as the most unusual in the world. The best part of this discovery is the tasting of these excellent award-winning wines.
Discover another world by crossing the National Park of Timanfaya! This protected site with lunar landscapes is a must-see. Volcanic activity is still present and can be observed through geysers emanating steam and even fire.
Embark on a catamaran to discover La Graciosa, a fabulous wild and preserved island. Make a stop at the beach of "Playa Francesca", a real paradise on earth, with white sand and crystal clear turquoise waters.
Want to try your hand at surfing? The wild beach of Famara, 6 km long, is waiting for you. After the effort, a short detour to the village and its sandy streets to taste fresh fish dishes
Cesar Manrique: an emblematic figure, this artist of a thousand talents once defended an ecological approach that still affects the evolution of his native island. His most famous work is a troglodyte house built in the volcanic rock, spread over 3 hectares.
The small wild paradise of Playa de Papagayo, set in a bay of golden sand with crystal clear emerald waters, is of immense beauty.
Stop by the incredible green lagoon El Golfo, whose colors contrast perfectly with the red and black volcanic earth.
Facing the sea, the Salinas de Janubio offer a unique and enchanting landscape that is transformed at sunset.
Last work of Cesar Manrique; the garden of the cactus, superb Eden, gathers more than 100 species of cactus distributed on 5000 m2.
Located in the south of the island, approx. 35 km from the airport. The whole area of Playa Blanca is connected via a promenade (still just a single path in some places) and includes two beaches of fine, white sand, ‘Playa Dorada’ and ‘Playa Flamingo’. Another popular area is the modern ‘Marina Rubicon’, with several shops, bars and restaurants making it a pleasant place for a stroll.
Ferries leave from the port at regular intervals for day-long excursions to the north of Fuerteventura (Corralejo).
The famous and unspoilt beaches of Papagayo are near Playa Blanca (also a nature reserve), with crystal-clear water and a magnificent white sand beach (distance approx. 5 km, accessible via a path, payment required).
There is a wonderful view of Fuerteventura and the island of Los Lobos as you leave Playa Blanca.
A friendly, little tourist resort with a modern port offering a place of extraordinary charm and a delightful place for a stroll. There are some pebbly coves near the craggy, rocky coastline. The port, sandy beaches and bars of Puerto del Carmen are approx. 4 km from Puerto Calero. This village is the ideal destination for independent travellers who enjoy peace and quiet and would like to explore the island in a rental car.
North of the capital Arrecife, approx. 10 km from the airport. This modern seaside resort named after the ancient capital of the island, Teguise, has a small promenade, good shopping and entertainmentsainment options, and great conditions for water sports, particularly windsurfing and diving. Las Cucharas, the main beach, is approx. 600 m long and located in the heart of the town.
Puerto del Carmen is situated to the south of Arrecife, approx. 7 km from the airport. This old fishing village was transformed into a seaside resort with discos, cafés, boutiques and restaurants. It retains its charm of old in the narrow streets around the port where there are some excellent fish restaurants. Puerto del Carmen has a beautiful, long promenade and a large, gently sloping sandy beach that is ideal for small children.
As an extension of Puerto del Carmen, Playa de los Pocillos is still a relatively new tourist area approx. 4 km from the airport.
The new 18-hole golf course is located on a slope between Puerto del Carmen and the community of Tias. The distance to the hotel areas is approx. 3 km.
Discover all the features of Lanzarote in just one day-long excursion.
A fascinating half day journey in the region of Timanfaya with its mountains of fire: a lunar landscape of lava formations and unusually shaped rocks. The tour continues to the village of Yaiza, listed as a cultural heritage site, and to the green lake known as ‘El Golfo’ inside one of the craters. Return via La Geria (wine-growing region) with a wine tasting.
Departure for Teguise. Crossing through Haría in the ‘Valley of a 1,000 Palm Trees’ you will arrive at the ‘Mirador del Rio’ from where you will enjoy a wonderful view. The tour continues to the ‘Cueva de los Verdes’, the only lava cave in the world that can be visited, or to ‘Jameos del Agua’, a cave decorated by the artist César Manrique.
Excursion to Corralejo – Fuerteventura on the ferry boat. Short journey by bus through the north of the island, including the nature reserve and the Corralejo sand dunes. Afterwards, with free time in the white sand dunes of Corralejo you will be able to go for a swim, do some shopping or just relax – in the port, or in the attractive cafés and bars on the promenade. Return to Lanzarote in the afternoon with a stop along the coast to admire the underwater world.
The excursions on offer, as well as their prices and times, may vary depending on the location of the hotel. Excursion prices are provided for information purposes only and may be subject to change. For more information and to book, please contact your local LuxairTours guide.