Book flights to Lanzarote with Ryanair and you get far more than just a beach holiday - Lanzarote has an awful lot more to offer than just blue skies and golden sands. On top of its beautiful golden beaches it has black mountains, green lagoons, albino white crabs and sparkling blue seas… everything you need for a really colourful island break! See the incredible sci-fi style volcanic landscape for yourself, go for a camel ride, try a spot of surfing, and gorge on an abundance of fresh seafood and fruity cocktails. Book flights to Lanzarote now, for an extra special sun holiday with Ryanair!
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In Lanzarote you can enjoy a wonderful mix of nature, culture and just simple relaxation. Experience the UNESCO Timanfaya National Park, visit the home of the world famous architect César Manrique or spend your days at the beach.
Timanfaya National Park

UNESCO designated the Timanfaya volcanic field a national park in 1993. The 200 square kilometre area affords an interesting geological phenomena and contains 180 types of plants. Only ten meters below, in the Earth’s interior, the temperature reaches 600 degrees Celsius! Timanfaya is a living laboratory for biological research. The area was completely destroyed by repeated volcanic eruptions between 1730 and 1736, and later in 1824. Not surprisingly, one of the peaks is called Fire Mountain.

​Address: Timanfaya National Park, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 118042​Website: www.reservasparquesnacionales.es​Opening hours: Daily from 10 am
Puerto del Carmen

Low, sugar-lump houses and over six kilometres of sandy, golden beaches: Welcome to Lanzarote’s tourist centre. Water sports such as windsurfing, diving and angling are popular here. There is much to offer when it comes to restaurants, nightlife and shopping. Good wines and evening strolls on Puerto del Carmen’s beach promenade – with a gentle sea-breeze, the sound of laughter and the start of nightlife – a life-affirming experience.

​Address: Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote
The César Manrique Foundation

The world-renowned architect César Manrique’s (1919-1992) studio and home house both his foundation and a fine art collection with works by, among others, Picasso, Miró and Chillida. The house is a perfect example of César Manrique’s art. Volcanic bubbles are incorporated into modern architecture. The building and garden were built on a lava pile from the period of volcanic eruption from 1730 and 1736.

​Address: Taro de Tahíche, Teguise, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 843 138​Website: www.fcmanrique.org
Jameos del Agua and Cueva de los Verdes

One of the world’s most interesting cave formations is to be found 27 kilometres north of the capital, Arrecife. When the volcano Monte de la Corona erupted 3,000 years ago, a subterranean complex of caves and lakes was created – Jameos del Agua. One of them is 62 metres long and 21 metres high. Here you can find everything from courtyards to subterranean auditoria. Cueva de los Verdes is adjacent with its 7 kilometre long volcanic tunnel. There is a subterranean lake in the largest cave.

​Address: Punta Mujeres, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 848 020
Castillo de San Jose Museum

This modern art gallery is housed in an old military fortress, built to support the island against Pirate attacks in the 18th century. The historical building combined with the contemporary artwork give this museum an exciting contrast.

​Address: Puerto Naos, Arrecife, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 812321
Rancho Texas Park

Just outside Playa del Carmen you find this park with exotic animals such as white tigers, cougars and different reptiles. There are many activities for the whole family. Animal shows and horse riding are just a few and bring your bathing clothes so you do not miss the waterpark section.

​Address: Calle Noruega, Pto. del Carmen, Tías, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 51 68 94​Website: www.ranchotexaslanzarote.com
Los Hervideros

The Los Hervidos pathways, built on cliffs inside underwater caves, give you the opportunity to watch the amazing show when water stream with a dramatic power into the cave. If the water is really rough the sound effect will be deafening.

​Address: Los Hervideros, Lanzarote​More info: Slightly north of the popular resort of Playa Blanca towards El Golfo.
Surfing

Lanzarote is an island with perfect surfing conditions. The peak season with the best waves is between November and late March, but surfing can be done all year round. You find the best spots on the west coast and this is also where you will find several surfing camps and schools. One of the most popular ones is Surf School Lanzarote:

​Website: www.surfschoolanzarote.com
Aquapark Costa Teguise

Aquapark Costa Teguise offers fun for the whole family! Waterslides and attractions for all ages make this a perfect place to visit during your holiday. You can also find restaurants and shops in the park.

​Address: Avda. del Golf, Parcela 315, Costa Teguise, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 592 128​Website: www.aquaparklanzarote.es
LagOmar Museum

This stunning villa, built into the volcanic rock, now also accommodate a museum, restaurant and guest house. It is surrounded caves, tunnels and beautiful gardens and you will always spot something new wandering around in the area.

​Address: Calle Los Loros, 2 Nazaret, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 672 461 555​Website: www.lag-o-mar.com
Jardin de Cactus

This big garden of more than a thousand different cactus types is of great interest for both children and adults. César Manrique is the man behind this project and it became his last one before his death. There are several places in the garden where you will see his works, for instance the toilets.

​Address: Between Guatiza and Mala, Lanzarote
Mirador del Rio

This gazebo is one of many works of César Manrique. From the several decks hanging on the cliffs you have a great view over the north western coast of the island and the nearby Isla Graciosa.

​Address: Northern Road to Haria, Lanzarote​Opening hours: Daily from 10 am
Pardelas Park

Pardelas Park is a Canarian farm where children can connect with the different animals. They can ride a donkey, feed and pet the animals and try pottery. The farm has its own restaurant where you can enjoy a lunch with tapas and local wine.

​Address: Las Pardelas, Orzola, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 842545​Website: www.pardelas-park.com
Santa Barbara Castle

All of the Canary Islands have a history of pirates. This castle from the 16th century was not only built to protect Lanzarote from the intruders but also to be a refuge for the locals. Today the castle features a piracy museum.

​Address: Mount Guanapay, Teguise, Lanzarote
Museo Etnografico Tanit

This small museum shows the history of the life on Lanzarote. In addition to the permanent exhibition it also presents different expos on regular basis.

​Address: C. Constitucion 1, San Bartolome, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 802 549​Website: www.museotanit.com​Opening hours: Mon-Sat 10 am-2 pm
Fresh fish and papas arrugadas – Canary potatoes cooked in salt in their skins – is one of the best dishes. You can also eat spicy Mojo sauce with the potatoes and try grilling lamb on real volcanic embers.
La Cañada Restaurant

This restaurant is considered to be one of the Canary Islands’ best with regard to service. Furthermore, they are rated best for food and ambience in most surveys. La Cañada Restaurant seats around 100 people and offers good service and a medium price-range.

​Address: Calle César Manrique, 3, Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 510 415​Website: www.restaurantelacanada.es
El Diablo

With temperatures of 600 degrees Celsius, the luncheon restaurant Diablo specialises in grilling in real volcanic embers in the Timanfaya National Park. Here you can choose between dishes like lamb, fish and Canary potatoes.

​Address: Timanfaya National Park, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 840 056
La Cabaña Restaurante

Call La Cabaña Restaurante and make a reservation in good time as it tends to fill up pretty fast here. It has a lovely atmosphere and the food is cooked to perfection.

​Address: Carretera Tías, Macher, 84, Mache, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 650 685 662​Website: www.lacabanamacher.com
Grillen

With a spectacular view of the north western part of the island, Grillen offers tasty food from the grill accompanied by fresh side orders. Vegetarians will also find a wide array of dishes on the menu.

​Address: Avenida Lomo De Los Senores 9, Tinajo, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 619 239 095​Website: www.grillen.es
Bluebells

Bluebells is a sport pub supporting the Glasgow Rangers and, of course, they show all of their games here. In addition to the ice-cold beers you can order great food from their pub menu and let your self be served by the friendly staff.

​Address: CC Tabybas, Avenida de las Playas, Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 51 57 37​Opening hours: Mon-Sun 11.30 am-1 am
Emma's Cantina Mexicana

Located in the Old Town of Puerto del Carmen you find the only genuine Mexican restaurant on Lanzarote. The owner, Emma, and the restaurant’s chef are native Mexicans and the tasty dishes, such as Quesadillas, Chili con Carne and Echilladas are all made from traditional recipes brought from Mexico.

​Address: Calle Teide 20, Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 514154​Website: www.emmascantina.com
Atlantico Bar Restaurant

The Atlantico Bar Restaurant is a small restaurant and maybe not the easiest to find, but well worth the try. Friendly staff, and delicious food, await you. The restaurant's focus lies on Portuguese gourmet cuisine.

​Address: Calle de las Maretas, Avenida Papagayo Nr 75, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 656 97 30 60​Website: www.atlantico.lorox.co.uk
Casa Cabana

At Casa Cabana, the menu gives you a choice of various freshly made dishes and desserts. If you come here twice you will probably see that the menu might have changed. The owners, Kim and Jeremy, do their best to update the menu on regular basis. However, two dishes that you always will find are the popular Beef Wellington and Calves Liver and Bacon, these are the restaurant's two signature dishes.

​Address: Calle Teide 9, Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 626 724 713​Website: www.casacabanalanzarote.co.uk​Opening hours: From 6.30 pm. Closed on Sundays​More info: Located in Old Town, close to the harbour.
Friends Bar & Restaurant

Friends Bar & Restaurant serves delicious homemade food at reasonable prices. Pizza, burgers, salads and pastas are some of the dishes you find on the menu and if you happen to visit the restaurant on a Sunday, do not miss their Sunday dinner that is very popular.

​Address: Local 16, Centro Maritimo, Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote​Phone: +31 660 46 82 46​Opening hours: Mon-Sun 12 pm-2 am
La Tegala

In a trendy building you can find the fine dining restaurant La Tegala. They serve "slow food" and some of the casseroles have been cooked for more than fourteen hours.

​Address: Carretera Arrecife Yaiza, 60, Mache, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 524 524​Website: www.lategala.com
Blooming Cactus Vegetarian Restaurant

Even if you are not a vegetarian this restaurant is well worth a visit. Excellent prepared vegetarian, vegan and wheat free tapas can be found on the menu, so gather your friends and order a bunch together.

​Address: 35 Calle Teide, Old Town, Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 608 293 873​Website: www.bloomingcactus.co.uk​Opening hours: Tue-Sun from 6 pm
Divina Italia

This elegant restaurant opened in 2009 with the purpose to offer the people and tourists of Lanzarote the opportunity to enjoy high quality Italian cuisine. Healthy, traditional dishes with Mediterranean flavours leave the kitchen to satisfy the guests in a stylish dining room.

​Address: Calle La Breca 2, Local 2 Pueblo Marinero, Costa Teguise, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 646 810 412​Website: www.divinaitalia.com.es​Opening hours: Mon-Sat 4.30 pm-11.30 pm. Closed on Sundays
Restaurante Lilium

Restaurante Lilium is a popular restaurant in the city centre of Arrecife. With true passion for food, beautifully prepared dishes are served in a cosy atmosphere.

​Address: Calle José Antonio 103, Arrecife, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 524 978​Website: www.restaurantelilium.com
In Lanzarote you can find many lovely cafés with a wide variety of different snacks and desserts to choose from. Enjoy a smoothie or a coffee in the wonderful heating sun.
Lighthouse Café

Tasty home cooked meals and amazing staff, those are two of the strongest points when it comes to the Lighthouse Café. They also offer internet access. The menu is extensive so prepare yourself for a delicious lunch.

​Address: Calle Irlanda, Faro Park, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 387 039
Café Aroma

This is a really small snack bar serving fresh sandwiches made upon your request. They have a wide range of coffees and teas and their homemade scones with jam and cream will make your mouth water.

​Address: Avenida Papagayo, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 660 911 485
Sandra´s Cafetería

This café has a wide selection of fresh sandwiches, exquisite cakes and the staff always serve you with a smile. There is a terraced area and they offer WiFi for their customers. Also, there is an impressive collection of different types of teas - black, green, lemon, mint, summer fruits, lime blossom, cinnamon and many more.

​Address: Avenida De Papagayo, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 517 940
Surf Corner Vegetarian Cafe

The Surf Corner Vegetarian Cafe is a vegetarian café that offers delicious juice, freshly made sandwiches and wraps. It is claimed to be highly recommended by its customers.

​Address: Las Cucharas Beach, Costa Teguise, Lanzarote
Jonnie Bakes

This is a family-run café with imaginative pastries baked to perfection. Jonnie Bakes is very popular and if you decide to find your way back you will always find something new to try.

​Address: Gran Aldea 76, Teguise, Lanzarote
In Puerto del Carmen and Costa Teguise the nightlife is young and lively. It is recommended to try one of the many cocktail lounges found here. Canary Islanders eat late and this influences the nightlife. For that reason many clubs stay open until breakfast time.
Cerveceria San Miguel

One of the liveliest pubs in Puerto del Carmen specialises in serving a wide range of beers, not only Spanish beer as the name implies. Here you can expect cocktails, drinks and alcohol-free beverages in cosy surroundings with music.

​Address: Avenida del Varadero, Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 515 265
Charlie’s Bar

Charlie´s Bar is claimed to be great fun! The friendly staff and great live music will probably make you visit this place more than once during your vacation.

​Address: Centro Atlantico, Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 833 967​Website: www.charlieslanzarote.com
The Purple Turtle

This is a lovely bar that serves good food and delicious drinks. They even have a pool to dive into whenever it gets too hot. As they offer cheap beer, the place gets busy!

​Address: 32 Calle Reina Sofia, Pueto Del Carmen, Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 510 449
Wax Bar

Wax Bar is a good place if you feel the itch for sports. While you are here you should also try out the karaoke machine.

​Address: C.C. Papagayo, L.69, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 51 94 81​Website: www.waxbars.com
Marina Rubicon

If you stroll along the Marina Rubicon you can take a pick from many cosy bars and restaurants. Here you are guaranteed to find a nice place to take a drink and enjoy the view.

​Address: Urbanizacion Castillo del Aguila, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote​Website: www.marinarubicon.com
The Island Bar

Claimed to be the best bar in Lanzarote, The Island Bar offers live music six night every week. Here you can expect a mixed clientele, great music and good service.

​Address: Calle Tenerife, Old Town, Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
Lounge Bar

If you a looking for a place to relax with an ice cold beer you can go to the Lounge Bar, ideally located in the heart of Faro Park. Here you can also order colourful drinks and make yourself at home.

​Address: Local 6, Calle Irlanda, Faro Park, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 639 77 03 00
The Pool Shack

If you want to hang by the pool while having a drink or two you can go to The Pool Shack in Puerto del Carmen. This family-owned bar is claimed to be a hidden gem, so if you are passing by or staying for longer, you can give it a try.

​Address: C Testeina 1, Lago Verde, Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
Dickens Cocktail Bar

If you want a place where you can linger over a drink, the Dickens Cocktail Bar offers a cosy place perfect for late-night conversations. This place also shows some of the best games on their big screen TV.

​Address: Avenida del Mar, 26, Urbanizacion Playa Bastian, Costa Teguise, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 59 03 44
Gravity Bar

This cocktail bar is claimed to be great for a party. The Gravity Bar offers a modern cocktail experience with certified bartenders, premium cocktails and themed party nights.

​Address: 75 Avnd Papagayo, Opposite the Church, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 603 458 795​Website: www.gravitylanza.moonfruit.com
Lanzarote is no longer a Tax Free zone but it has been able to contain low prices on specific items like alcohol, perfume, Cuban cigars and cigarettes. Hot tips for those who want something typical from the island of Lanzarote is to buy local lacework, baskets or pottery made by the indigenous population, the guancher. There are shops in all the main resorts. In Arrecife, most shops are concentrated to Calle Real, which is really called Calle Leon y Castillo, in Puerto del Carmen you find the Biosfera Shopping Centre (with clothes shops like Zara) and in Playa Honda you can find shops of all sorts, cosy cafés and a cinema at the Deiland Centre. It can pay off to buy electronics. Ask for a discount, it is part of the process. Also, make sure that you try to haggle before you leave the shop with purchased goods. In Lanzarote’s old capital, Teguise, there is a market every Sunday from 8.30 am to 2 pm. Here you can find everything from jewellery and paintings to local wines. On Friday evenings there is an arts and crafts market in Pueblo Marinero.
Biosfera Shopping Centre

In Puerto del Carmen you find the Biosfera Shopping Centre. The Biosfera Shopping Centre offers a fun shopping experience and shops like Zara, Levi's, Guess and Bianco.

​Address: Avenida de Juan Carlos I, 15, Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 511 905​Website: www.biosferaplaza.es
Deiland Centre

In Playa Honda you can find shops of all sorts, cosy cafés and a cinema at the Deiland Centre. This place is popular among the locals and is claimed to offer more than your ordinary tourist shopping centre.

​Address: Calle Chimidas, 20, Playa Honda, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 823 645​Website: www.deilandplaza.com
Teguise Market

In Lanzarote’s old capital, Teguise, there is a market every Sunday from 8.30 am to 2 pm. Here you can find everything from jewellery and paintings to local wines.

​Address: Teguise, Lanzarote​Opening hours: Sun 8.30 am-2 pm
Arts and Crafts Market in Pueblo Marinero

On Friday evenings there is an arts and crafts market in Pueblo Marinero. This market is fairly small, but you can find an abundance of crafts, souvenirs and other good finds here.

​Address: Pueblo Marinero, Lanzarote​Opening hours: Fri 6 pm-10 pm
ESENNIA

ESENNIA is an online shop that offers perfumes and cosmetics. You can find their real shops on three of the Canary Islands - Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria. This is a good place to go shopping for products with a big discount.

​Address: Avenida de Las Playas, 5, Tias, Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 514 224​Website: www.esennia.com
The Mint Company

The Mint Company is a fashion retail group that can be found only on the Canarian Islands. They focus on offering high quality brands like Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors and Armani. One of their outlets is located on:

​Address: Avenida de La Playa 19, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 140 998​Website: www.themintcompany.com
Fund Grube

The major chain store Fund Grube can be found in various locations across the Canarian Islands. Here you can buy everything from perfume and clothes to cosmetics.

​Address: Avda Marítima, 133, Las Palmas, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 140 417​Website: www.fundgrube.es​More info: Hotel Casa del Embajador Playa Blanca
Pimkie

Pimkie is a women's clothes chain that can be found in various locations throughout Europe. Here you can buy personalized and young fashion for women - everything from pants and accessories to skirts and dresses.

​Address: Avda. Juan Carlos I, 15, Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 514 438​Website: www.pimkie.es
Zara

This world famous brand soon has a store in every mid-size town and even in Lanzarote there are two outlets. Here you can find the latest fashion for men, women and children, everything from street wear to the more up-dressed look. One of the outlets is located on:

​Address: Calle Leon y Castilla, 27-29, Arrecife, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928844493​Website: www.zara.com
Mango

At Mango, the urban young woman finds everything from sleek work-wear to the fabulous cocktail dress to reasonable prices. Match your new outfit with the perfect shoes and accessories that you also find here. One of the shops is located on:

​Address: Leon y Castillo, 4, Arrecife, Lanzarote​Phone: +34 928 813 186​Website: www.mango.com
Lanzarote Airport

Lanzarote Airport is in San Bartolomé. Every year around 5.5 million people land here and the airport is expanding rapidly. The local bus stops right outside the Arrivals Hall. The journey to Arrecife takes around 15 to 25 minutes. From there, there are connecting buses to holiday resorts such as, for example, Puerto del Carmen.

​Phone: +34 902 40 47 04​Website: www.aena-aeropuertos.es
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