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Lanzarote

Lanzarote

Sunshine, idyllic beaches and warm waters are just the start. Lanzarote boasts an impressive natural variety, with more than 300 volcanic peaks which create a fascinating lunar landscape tinged with pink, purple and ochre; but there are also subterranean caves, tunnels and lakes which entice even the calmest of visitors to seek adventure. Needless to say, Lanzarote is paradise for surfers, with perfect waves year-round; and if that is not enough, it is rumoured that the island was part of the lost city of Atlantis.

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Timanfaya National Park

Also known as Montañas del Fuego (Fire Mountains), this area affords an interesting variety of geological phenomena and contains a particular endemic flora due to the high subterranean temperature. All this makes Timanfaya a living laboratory for biological research and one of the most exceptional natural habitats in Europe. UNESCO designated the Timanfaya volcanic field as a national park in 1993.

Address
Timanfaya National Park, Lanzarote
Puerto del Carmen

Low, sugar-lump houses and over six kilometres of golden sandy beaches: welcome to Lanzarote’s luxury tourist centre. Puerto del Carmen has much to offer when it comes to restaurants, nightlife and shopping. With good wines and evening strolls on the beach promenade, it is a life-affirming experience.

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Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote
La Cañada Restaurant

This restaurant is considered to be one of the Canary Islands’ best with regard to service. Furthermore, it is rated best for food and ambience in most surveys. La Cañada Restaurant can host up to 100 people, but they manage to make each and every guest feel well taken care of.

Address
Calle Cesar Manrique 3, Tias
Casa De La Playa

In this popular restaurant right on Playa Blanca visitors can have fresh fish, caught daily, and the best traditional Canarian dishes. It is also a good choice for tasty tapas, accompanied by refreshing cocktails and beers. The boquerones fritos are highly recommended.

Address
Calle la Garita 1, Arrieta
Teguise Market

In Lanzarote’s old capital, Teguise, there is a market every Sunday from 8:30am to 2pm. Here you can find everything from jewellery and paintings to local wines. Furthermore, locals normally go there to do their weekly shopping, as it offers fresh and local products of all sorts.

Address
Villa de Teguise, Lanzarote
Arts and Crafts Market in Pueblo Marinero

On Friday evenings Pueblo Marinero is animated by an arts and crafts market. Despite its fairly small size, you can find a great variety crafts, which makes it the perfect place to find nice souvenirs while taking a relaxing walk in this lovely village.

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Pueblo Marinero, Lanzarote

Lanzarote Airport

Lanzarote Airport (ACE) is located near the island's capital. The local bus (n. 22) stops right outside the Arrivals Hall, and the journey to Arrecife takes around 15 to 25 minutes. The shuttle service runs to the airport from 6.55am to 10.30pm, and to the city from 7am to 10.40pm. Taxis and car rental companies, like Avis and Europcar, are represented at the airport. It is strongly suggested to avoid taxis from points other than the official taxi rank.

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Lanzarote Airport, Lanzarote

Public Transport

Distances on the island of Lanzarote are not great, and getting about by local bus is easy. Most places of interest are accessible by local transport, and all resorts are reached via Arrecife. Information about prices and lines are available on the website, where you can also find out about discounts and passes.

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Calle Rambla Medular, Arrecife