Holidays to Lanzarote

Spain
Lanzarote, the easternmost island of the Canary Islands , is a UNESCO biosphere reserve and a fascinating island with an extraordinary geology of 300 volcanic cones. In some places the island shows off its stark and otherworldly appearance, while there are still excellent beaches, interesting sights, and plenty of restaurants …

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How to get to Lanzarote

Here's what you need to know about getting to Lanzarote. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Lanzarote takes 5 hours, 35 minutes.

Where to stay in Lanzarote

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Lanzarote, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Lanzarote

Manuela Nadin | Trip by SkyscannerFundación César Manrique
Fundación César Manrique
Margherita R | Trip by SkyscannerCaleta de Famara
Caleta de Famara
Watsu Massage Lanzarote | Trip by SkyscannerFamara Cliffs
Famara Cliffs
Cristina Grifoni | Trip by SkyscannerPlaya del Papagayo
Playa del Papagayo
Cristina Grifoni | Trip by SkyscannerLos Hervideros
Los Hervideros
Cristina Grifoni | Trip by SkyscannerMuseo Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo Castillo de San José
Museo Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo Castillo de San José
Phil | Trip by SkyscannerMarina Rubicón
Marina Rubicón
Pablo F. J. | FlickrCharco de los Clicos
Charco de los Clicos
ikerlaes | FlickrPlaya del Reducto
Playa del Reducto
Cristina Grifoni | Trip by SkyscannerCharco de San Ginés
Charco de San Ginés

Reviews of Lanzarote

Sheldon  Kilbourn
Sheldon Kilbourn
10/04/2019

Stayed in Puerto del Carmen. The place is buzzing. Loads of bars and as there are a lot of middle aged and older people, there’s not a hint of bother. Food and drinks are cheap if you look around and no shortage of choice. Visit the harbour for Irish bars and local restaurants. The place is great for walking. Visit the marina in Puerto Calero and have an ice cold beer in Buda bar; it’s a great place to chill out and watch the world go by. You can also get the water bus back to the old town for €6

Andrew Emerson
Andrew Emerson
02/02/2019

Lanzarote is beautiful! The scenery is stunning and there are so many great things to see. It would be a crime to go there just to sunbathe and stay in a resort. Get out there and see the stunning coastline and voocanic features.

Leigh Virkus
Leigh VirkusPittsford
21/09/2017

The eastern most Canary Island Lanzarote has a desert climate and is known for its year-round warm weather, beaches and volcanic landscape. Interesting place to visit with this varied landscape.

Adriana Miller
Adriana MillerSan Jose
28/12/2016

When it comes to island vibes, romantic dinners, and amazing scenery, Lanzarote delivers! My now husband and I decided to take a trip of a lifetime and travel to a place with the "we probably will never get a chance to go back!" mentality in our minds and take our honeymoon in Southern Spain and Lanzarote. Lanzarote did not disappoint! With its black rocks, splashing blue-green water and stucco white buildings, Lanzarote is a minilimistic, environmentalists haven. The entire island is sustainably managed due to the hard temperament of the soil, and it is covered with black, hard volcanic rock. It gives the island a very rough, earthy feeling. I love everything earthy and although I am used to the plush green forests of Santa Cruz Cali, the stark difference of this landscape was stunning. We stayed at the Royal Princsesa Yaiza Resort in Playa Blanca right next to the beach and it was magnificent and by far the best resort I have ever been. It is highly recommended with a very decent price tag! Much like many island cities, you can enjoy a very long strip of restaurants and stores along the coast. My husband and I stayed closer to the coast near this strip for most of our stay because it was absolutely beautiful to eat right next to the sea! You can also go inland where buildings become a little more sparse and you enter farm country, which is equally beautiful in its very agricultural way. :) It was so interesting learning about their farming techniques because of their very different terrain. I am huge into nutrition so when we visited the Aloe Lanzarote Museum, I was highly intrigues to find out that most residents eat aloe everyday! I already plan on growing my own aloe plant! Make sure you see: Timanfaya National Park Jameos Del Agua

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