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Lanzarote’s must see is The Timanfaya National Park, with moon like landscape and the famous Cueva de los Verdes. These are underground tunnels where lava used to flow and one should not miss a visit to this unique place. If you are into diving or snorkeling, you can visit the recently opened underwater museum near the coast of Lanzarote.
One of the first questions people ask when thinking of spending New Year's Eve in Lanzarote is: what weather can we expect? Do we need a cardigan or coat for the evenings?
Playa Blanca is the southernmost resort in Lanzarote and probably the most laid back of all. The sunny climate, the beaches and the views make it a great place to spend the winter holidays, especially when back home it's cold and grey.
Christmas in Puerto del Carmen is very different from the usual holiday at home for most of us. You can still expect temperatures to be in their mid-20s °C and, so it will probably be a sunny holiday.
Christmas in Lanzarote is a wonderful experience, with the island all decorated for the holidays and New Year's. So if you want to escape the cold and have a merry and sunny Christmas, Lanzarote might just be the perfect holiday destination for you.
Arrecife is the capital of Lanzarote and it's quite a busy town, where not many tourists venture during their holidays. But the carnival in Arrecife is a large and animated event, popular among locals and a great way to experience a night of fiesta among the island's residents.
Carnival season is a popular time for the Canary Islands in general - all the islands have big parties during this time and it's a great atmosphere for tourists.
Are you visiting Puerto del Carmen in Lanzarote during the carnival season? If so, then be sure not to miss the carnival which is a beautiful way to experience the local culture and have a bit of fun while you're on holiday in Lanzarote.
Lanzarote is one of the smaller islands in the archipelago, but this doesn't mean it falls behind on the weather front. Winters in Lanzarote are mild and warm, as in all the Canaries, so if you're planning a sunny Christmas, Lanzarote might be a great choice.
November might not be the warmest month in Lanzarote throughout the year, but it's definitely sunnier and warmer than the UK and mainland Europe.
Just imagine Halloween day under the beautiful sky of Lanzarote, which stays sunny even at the end of October...
Throughout the month of October, Puerto del Carmen will be the scene of the Sunset Festival, with more than ten free performances by several artists, while the main headliner will be the popular group La Oreja de Van Gogh.
Open Mall Lanzarote, which is set to become the largest open-air leisure and shopping center on the island, will open its doors to the public on November 11, after a long waiting period.
Puerto del Carmen is the most popular resort in Lanzarote and it has an ideal location, in the center of the island, very close to the airport. The town is divided in two: the old town and harbor and the new town. This makes Puerto del Carmen a place with lots of opportunities for activities during the day, lots of restaurants and also plenty of bars and club open all night long.
September is our favorite month to visit Lanzarote. The weather in September is still hot, but not quite as hot as in August. Also, after the first week of September passes the big summer crowds start to disappear, as schools start the new year all across Europe. Just don't imagine that you'll have the island all to yourself, since Lanzarote is a year-round destination, and it's lively and busy even in winter.
The Town Council of Tías announced the celebration of the Summer Craft Show in Puerto del Carmen, which will take place from August 25 to 28, from 6 to 10 p.m., with the participation of 45 artisans.
August is the hottest month in Lanzarote and there's no doubt about it. July is not that far behind, but August really takes the lead in terms of high temperatures here in Lanzarote.
If you're planning a trip to Lanzarote and you want to go out and explore (which you definitely should do), then read our list of the best things to do on the island.
July is the month when temperatures start to rise well above 30°C constantly during the daytime, although July is not the warmest month of the year. That prize is reserved for August, which is the hottest month in Lanzarote, but July is not so far behind in terms of high temperatures and sunshine hours.
As of June 20, customers who stay at the Papagayo Camping in Lanzarote will be able to use the bathrooms and will have access to electricity in their spaces.
Teguise is considered the oldest town in the Canary Islands, dating back to the XVIIIth century. La Villa de Teguise as it is locally known, used to be the capital of Lanzarote for over 450 years, up until 1852 when Arrecife became the new capital city.