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.
Carnival season is a popular time for the Canary Islands in general - all the islands have big parties during this time and its a great atmosphere for tourists.
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.
Lanzarote has a lot to offer in terms of amazing beaches and you don't have to go far to find a nice place where you could spend your day laying in the sun.
Planning a family holiday in Lanzarote and you're wondering if it's the right destination? Lanzarote is a great destination for people of all ages, because you have the beautiful beaches, the spectacular views, good food, cultural activities and the island is small enough that it's easy to drive around and explore.
Lanzarote is mainly a destination for sun and beach lovers, but the island has so much to offer beyond the beautiful beaches and great weather.
Most people come to Lanzarote for the beautiful weather, even in winter, when it's still possible to sunbathe and swim in the ocean.
The best way to discover a new place is to just walk and interact with its people, its culture and its nature and that's exactly what you should do if you want to get to know more about the island of Lanzarote.
Teguise is the old capital of Lanzarote and a place full of history so a walk through the historic center is like going back in time hundreds of years ago.
Teguise is considered the oldest town in the Canary Islands, dating back to the XIII-th century. La Villa de Teguise as some locals still call it, was the capital of Lanzarote for over 450 years, up until 1852, when Arrecife became the new capital city.
This is an annual event in the resort of Puerto del Carmen, organized by the Hindu community. HOLI is celebrated to welcome the spring with lots of colors. It means the victory of the good over the evil.
Haria is a small but beautiful village in the north of Lanzarote, with a population barely over 1000 people.
This year will mark the 6th Edition for the Feria del Queso y la Cabra - Festival of Cheese & Goat in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote. This event has started back in 2013 and it has gained huge popularity among tourists and locals alike.
The council of Tias has presented the poster and schedule for the celebration of St. Patrick's Day 2018 in Puerto del Carmen. The resorts has celebrated this day every year and everything is organized with the help of the Irish community in Lanzarote.
Every year, between the months of January and March, Lanzarote is in a festive mood, with all the fiestas and carnivals that are happening around the island. This year the main events will take place in Arrecife, Puerto del Carmen, Playa Blanca and Costa Teguise.
Jameos del Agua is a MUST SEE when visiting Lanzarote and it's probably the place that shows best the vision that Cesar Manrique had for the entire island. The white pool is what ties everything together and creates a contrast in the space. We can't say for sure, but it's said that only the King of Spain has the right to swim in the pool inside Jameos del Agua.
The name Cueva de los Verdes translates to English as the Green Caves, and the place itself is a lava tube that is now open for the public as a tourist attraction in the north of Lanzarote. You can enter the cave with a guided tour, which takes 1 hour.
An underwater museum was inaugurated to the public on the 10th of January 2017 off the shore in Lanzarote, revealing scenes that depict the problems that our society faces today.
Whether you're looking for a quiet place to relax in the sun, or a place to enjoy an active holiday, Lanzarote has it all. The island is in constant change and there are plenty of things to do, even an underwater museum, the first of its kind in Europe.