We are open today until 6:30 pm. Call 020 7664 2264
Cueva de los Verdes, Lanzarote island, Spain

Lanzarote

Visit Lanzarote

Introduction

Lanzarote, the easternmost of the Canary Islands is a longstanding favourite for winter sunshine. The beach resorts of Puerto de la Carmen, Costa Teguise and Playa Blanca are some of the most popular travel choices, with plenty of good hotels beside their sandy shores and warm seas in which to swim and snorkel. Further out to sea it's possible to try game fishing for marlin, barracuda and bonito, while sightseeing boat trips out to sea or to neighbouring Fuerteventura are other options.

It may be tempting to simply recline on a sunlounger by the sea or a pool on the terrace of one's hotel or luxury villa, and many visitors do just that (and who can blame them, really). But it's also well worth seeing some of the island beyond the major resorts. There are untamed sections of coastline to be discovered, such as the beach of La Caleta de Famara on the northwest of the island, framed by cliffs.

The volcanic Lanzarote interior is another notable feature - including the Atlantida Tunnel, which at more than seven kilometres long is the world's longest known lava tube. This fascinating cave system - parts of it above ground, others underwater - includes the 3,000-year-old Green Caves where indigenous Guanches once sheltered and the Jameos del Agua, a lava flow complex conceived by César Manrique that features a restaurant and a brilliant turquoise pool amongst the natural grottos and rocky overhangs.

Top places to stay in Lanzarote

Princesa Yaiza, Lanzarote

Accommodation

The Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort is located In Playa Blanca, a former fishing village on the south-eastern coast of the island of Lanzarote. It offers spectacular sea views of Lanzarote and the neighbouring Isla de Lobos and Fuerteventura, with its huge white sand dunes.

Where to go in Lanzarote

Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca is a relatively low-key beach resort on Lanzarote's southern tip, with much of its accommodation in luxury villas and private apartments rather than large-scale resort hotels. It's developed rapidly in the last decade, but seems to have settled down now, and the completion of the class…

Costa Teguise

Costa Teguise is one of Lanzarote's main beach resorts, purpose-built in the 1970s but sensitively so, with no high-rise buildings - the influence of César Manrique shining through, and the artist and architect's home can be visited during a stay on the island.

Puerto de la Carmen

Lanzarote's oldest and busiest beach resort is Puerto de la Carmen, located on the sunny south coast of the island within easy distance of the capital, Arrecife, and the nearby airport. The resort stretches out along a 6-kilometre golden sand beach, which is excellent for swimming and watersports.

See all places

Meet our Lanzarote experts

Speak to a tailor-made specialist on 020 7664 2264

Meet the team

Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

Contact one of our consultants on 020 7664 2264 to discuss how we can tailor your holiday.

Learn why Wexas is the leader in creating luxury holidays. What is tailor-made travel?

Expert advice & support

Visit us in our London office

Let our travel specialists curate the perfect holiday:

  • Inspirational ideas based on experience
  • Established for over 45 years
  • Tailor a holiday to your precise requirements
  • Personalised quotes and documentation
  • In-depth Wexas travel guides

Every step of the way

Every step of the way

Our services are with you from start to finish:

  • Dedicated personal consultants
  • Wexas Travel App
  • Free airport lounges on qualifying bookings
  • Care and guidance pre, post and during holiday
  • Full financial security: ABTA & ATOL protected