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You will never be short of things to do in Lanzarote - whether you chose to go the beach or explore the North of the island, we've got you covered.

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Montaña Roja

Start the walk from either Calle Noruega or Calle España - remember to wear sturdy shoes! Perfect view point to see the whole of Playa Blanca, you can also see Fuerteventura and the Timanfaya National Park.

It is a perfect spot to watch sunset over the North Atlantic Ocean.

Avoid walking at night or in the midday sun.

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Playa Blanca Market

Find the Playa Blanca in Marina Rubicón every Wednesday and Saturday. It's the perfect opportunity to find a bargain or that perfect holiday souvenir!

There are plenty of great milkshake places too!

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Scuba Diving

If we're honest, there's no better place to Scuba Dive. Whether you're a beginner or experienced, the calm, warm waters of the Canary Islands are perfect. Not to mention the 100's of species of fish in our waters.

If you are interested, contact us for more information.

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Aqualava Waterpark

A popular waterpark in Playa Blanca, within short walking distance of many of our properties. You can spend a full day or here just the afternoon. Perfect for the family and kids.

There are food and drink options available inside - bags are searched upon entry to avoid outside food and drink being taken in.

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El Faro de Pechiguera

This lighthouse, one of the tallest in the Canary Islands, is 3km from Montaña Roja and 5km from Playa Blanca. Easily accessible via a paved path. 

There are great views of Corralejo in Fuerteventura.

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Take a boat trip

There are a wide variety of boat trips available from both the Playa Blanca Harbour and Marina Rubicón. 

Varying from a glass bottomed submarine around the harbour of Playa Blanca to a superfast ferry to Corralejo in Fuerteventura.

Contact our office for more information.

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Chill by the pool

Enjoy your private pool!

 

Get those cold drinks out the fridge. There's not many things better than a BBQ by the pool with your friends/family.

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Bowling

Who doesn't love bowling?

A classic bowling alley - open in the evenings. It can be found in the Marina Rubicón - it is worth checking the opening hours.

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Go Shopping

You could visit the large range of shops Playa Blanca.

Perfect opportunity to get those holiday gifts.

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Island Quest

You are given a set amount of time to try and escape a room together as a team. Great fun for the family.

A new popular addition to Playa Blanca.

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Watersports

There are a wide variety of watersports available in Playa Blanca- from Stand Up Paddleboarding to clear bottom kayaking.

There are many options, including WindBlue in Punta Limones.

Why not ask us about it?

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Caletón Blanco

A large group of natural pools in the North of Lanzarote. Approximately 3 km south of the town of Órzola. They are one of the lesser known attractions in Lanzarote. Perfect for kids and the family, if you fancy an adventure further up the island, this is for you.

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Mirador del Río

Mirador del Río is a viewpoint on an approximately 475-metre-high escarpment called Batería del Río in the north of the Canarian island of Lanzarote.

On clear days there are perfect views of La isla de Graciosa and Alegranza.

This is the furthest point on the island from Playa Blanca, approximately a 1hr drive.

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Go Karting

The number 1 Karting circuit in Lanzarote, with a variety of Go-Karts available including options for kids and disabled passengers.

Great for those who want a bit of adventure - it is worth contacting them as they sometimes offer transport from other areas.

Visit: lanzarotekarting.com

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Jameos del Agua

Unique volcanic tunnel & caverns featuring an underground concert hall, restaurant & salt lake. Home to a unique species of Albino Crab - converted into a tourist attraction in the 70's by none other than César Manrique.

Adult: €9.50 (20% off after 3pm)
Children (7 – 12): €4.75 euros (20% off after 3pm)

This is one of the more unique places in Lanzarote!

It is also one of the furthest points from Playa Blanca (Approx 40km)

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Jardín de Cactus

Translated as 'Garden of the Cactus' It is a Cactus garden with over 1000 species in a terraced former quarry, with a cafe & restored windmill. If you are interested in visiting other attractions on the island- don't forget to ask about the multi ticket.

It is certainly an interesting place to visit and you get the added bonus of seeing the North of the island whilst en route.

It is perfect for taking photos in too!

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La Graciosa Island

Graciosa is the small island to the North of Lanzarote. Famed for its beauty and tranquility - it is accessible via boat from Órzola in the North of the island.

The main settlement on the island is called Caleta del Sebo - 'Caleta' meaning inlet.

We recommend hiring bikes in Caleta del Sebo and cycling the short distance over the island to the beautiful beach of Playa de Las Conchas. Although do not enter the water as the current has been known to wash people away.

This is an all day trip requiring your own transport - contact us for more information regarding tickets.

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El Golfo

Only a short drive from Playa Blanca, El Golfo is a small fishing village to the South of the Timanfaya National Park. Known for its natural green lake and tranquil environment, it is well worth the visit.

There are many excellent, traditional restaurants within El Golfo. 

It is well worth spending the afternoon in El Golfo wondering through the small village. You could also walk North up the coast.

Watch for the tide and the ground underfoot.

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Los Charcones

A large group of natural pools in the municipality of Yaiza. Only a short distance from Playa Blanca, they are perfect for those who want to experience that something different.

Follow 'Hotel en ruinas' or 'Los Charcones' on Google Maps.

Access is via an off road track, so be weary if you're in a hire car. Drive towards the abandoned hotel, before parking your car. Follow the path to the left where you will see a many natural rock pools. (There are also some pools to the right)

Caution - be mindful of high tide or larger waves as some pools are unsafe in these conditions. Take special care of sea urchins too! Getting the spikes in your skin is one sure way to see how the Spanish medical system works!

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Timanfaya National Park

Here you can ride the camels through the volcanoes, walk through lunar landscapes or even eat a chicken that has been cooked over a volcano!

There is an option at the visitor centre to take a guided bus tour through the volcanoes and learn more about the volcanoes and eruptions that formed the beautiful island of Lanzarote in the 16th century!

Timanfaya is one of the more unique places both in the Canary Islands and Europe.

Please remember that it is not permitted to remove lava rock from the National Park. There have been stories of passengers being stopped at the airport when leaving as security have discovered the rocks in their bags.

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Cueva de los Verdes

Another attraction in the North of the island. Cueva de los Verdes is a colourful volcanic passage that doubles up as a concert hall.

Literally translated as 'Green Cave' possibly referring to the variety of colours found inside.

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Aquapark Costa Teguise

Sizable waterpark with long slides, along with paintball, kids' go-karts & an eatery.

Perfect if you want a day out - we recommend visiting the town of Costa Teguise too!

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César Manrique Foundation

Paintings by Spanish artists in Manrique's studio-home & garden built into an old lava flow.

Perfect for those who are interested in architecture or design. Or even those who want to learn more about the man who made Lanzarote the island it is today!

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Go for a drive across the island

One of the best ways to explore the island is by car.

Here is a list of beautiful places tourists seldom visit:

El Golfo

Tinajo

Arrieta

Famara

San Bartolomé

Although remember that service can be few and far between, similarly with public toilets. Read our guide on driving in Lanzarote.