Tips & Tricks
Playa Famara (surfing) – this beach, located on the northwest coast of Lanzarote, offers ideal conditions for water sports, such as surfing, windsurfing, and kiteboarding. Surfing outfits such as Famara Surf (www.famarasurf.com) and Surf School Lanzarote (www.surfschoolanzarote.com) provide visitors with surfing lessons and outings.
Timanfaya National Park – the main attraction of this other worldly landscape is the Islote de Hilario volcano. Tourists can go on buses to tour this park and see the extraordinary rock formations. A restaurant designed by famed local artist César Manrique can be found at the summit (there, meat and fish are grilled using […]
Playa Blanca (beach) – located at the southernmost tip of the island, this one-time fishing village is now one of the most popular beaches in Lanzarote. The coastline around Playa Blanca is essentially one large 9 km.-wide bay which is then broken up into three smaller, but still large, bays. This basic geography means that […]
Lanzarote IronMan Triathlon (tournament) – held annually every May, this event is considered to be one of the most difficult Ironman tournaments in the world. The swim course takes place at Playa Grande, Puerto del Carmen, the main tourist resort of the island. It is a two-lap course with a short running passage between the […]
Marina Rubicon (Urbanización Castillo del Aguila, Calle el Berrugo 2, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote) – located 38 minutes (35 km) southwest of Arrecife, this is a marina at Playa Blanca which has shops, restaurants, and bars. There are also recreational options, such as a diving center (Rubicon Diving Lanzarote), a sailing school, and nautical outings (from […]
Papagayo Bike – one way of exploring the volcanic terrain of Lanzarote island is by bike. This service (located at Playa Blanca and Costa Teguise) gives individuals the option of renting bikes and exploring the island on their own, as well as signing up for a bike excursion (going through the island’s mountains, as well […]