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For white-sand beaches
A town built around a sheltered stretch of sand located along Lanzarote’s southern coast, Playa Blanca holidays are centred around its beautiful golden sands. Here you’ll find horseshoe shaped coves sheltered by rugged cliffs, a cosmopolitan marina, and long beaches backed by lively bars, restaurants, and tavernas. It’s ideal for couples, families, and small groups wanting to immerse themselves in the town’s lively atmosphere and pretty surroundings.
Food lovers will find plenty for them along the promenade, where you’ll find little restaurants serving up the catch of the day. Choose from Canarian favourites like seafood platters, fresh salads, vegetables, and excellent stews. Wash this down with fine wines from some of Lanzarote’s best vineyards, as well as some international bottles, cocktails, and champagnes. Walk further into Playa Blanca for a further selection of restaurants, lively bars, and shopping centres selling international brands and local boutique designers.
The marina area is the perfect place for those wanting to enjoy luxury holidays in Playa Blanca. It’s lined with upmarket restaurants where you can watch the yachts come in for the evening, as well as cocktail bars serving up delicious favourites and signature blends. You’ll also find boutiques where you can pick up accessories, summer dresses, and cosmopolitan clothes. Combine this with one of our wonderful selection of hotels and you’ll soon be feeling refreshed and relaxed.
Our selection of hotels is perfect for those wanting to enjoy luxury holidays in Playa Blanca. H10 Timanfaya Palace is a resort style hotel with all the amenities you need on your doorstep. Its Spanish-Arabian style building surrounds the large swimming pool and gardens, with a host of facilities leading down to the sparkling ocean. Hotel Volcan Lanzarote is built in whitewashed Canarian style and has an exclusive adults’ only area, as well as lots of options for families. And for a whopping 15 restaurants and bars, clubs, and a separate area for children and plenty for adults as well, head to Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort.
Flight time from the UK to Lanzarote is around 4 hours 15 minutes.
Transfer time from Arrecife airport to Playa Blanca is approximately 40 minutes.
Summers in Lanzarote are warm and dry, rarely falling below 25°C. A reliable beach destination all year round, the Canaries boast some the warmest winters around (temperatures tend to stick to the late teens), with lovely mild springs and autumns.
Currently visas are not required for UK citizens travelling to Spain.
Restaurant bills include a service charge by law in Spain, so whether you choose to tip further is up to you. If you enjoyed the meal and service, it is customary to leave 5-10%. Hotel porters and maids will appreciate a small tip, and while taxi drivers don’t require a tip, it’s common to round up the fare.
The official language of Spain is Spanish. English is widely spoken too, so getting by is easy.