The Summer is certainly well on the way after an terrific and unpredicted warm start to the holiday season, so all eyes are beginning to turn to the annual summer break, and one singular favourite is the island of Lanzarote. Lanzarote offers family friendly resorts, exciting night life, dramatic scenery and tranquil beaches, and even the most fussiest of travellers will find something to delight them on this picturesque island that has remain un-ravaged from tourist developments.
Accommodation wise there are plenty of choices from bedget studios to stunning luxury villas in Lanzarote.Villas on offer range from those with 2 bedrooms and use of communal swimming pools to luxury villas in scenic locations with private pools, landscaped gardens and breathtaking views. Alternatively you can choose from apartments centrally located close to the bustling towns or secluded studios tucked away in the peaceful rural areas.
Lanzarote is often described as having a ‘lunar’ landscape due to its lava fields created by the 300 plus volcanoes which make up this unusual island.. Inland you can experience first hand the astonishing lava fields and volcanic craters which make this natural landscape a truly unparalleled experience.
The coastline of Lanzarote is also a sight to behold, and is comprised of dramatic cliffs and beautiful beaches.
For those who feel like doing more than purely laying in the sun then the island offers plenty of things to see or do. You may choose to explore Lanzarote’s amazing natural attractions – which include the majestic Timanfaya Volcano Park and the wonderful Valley of a thousand Palms. Experience the fantastic handy work of the local artist César Manrique, like for example the Jameos del Agua and the Mirador del Rio. Or go walking through picturesque towns and villages like Haria and Yaiza.
You’ll be pleased to know that Car hire in Lanzarote is amazingly reasonably priced and the main routes are well looked after there are no excuses for not getting the whole island experience while you are here.
Playa Blanca is a popular family friendly resort to head for, which is situated only 20 miles from the airport. The emphasis here is on maintaining the tranquility and charm of this old fishing port. Situated on the south of the island, it benefits from stunning views across the Bocaina Straits to neighbouring Fuerteventura and boasts the best micro-climate on Lanzarote as well as an excellent selection of Playa Blanca holiday villas.
The three main beaches of Playa Blanca all offer different things and at the end of the harbour you will find the main central beach which has stunning crystal clear waters and golden sand. If you fancy a change of scenery, the ferry to Fuerteventura runs from here hourly and takes less than 30 minutes. Why not take in two of the other captivating Canary Islands while you’re here.
From the awe-inspiring and beautiful scenery to the superb beaches, this is unquestionably a travel vacation spot that will almost certainly give you the feeling of wanting more. The remarkable enchantment of this welcoming island will defiantly lure you back again.