Lanzarote, Canary Islands
Things to do
The island of Lanzarote is located 70 miles off the coast of Africa and is the eastern most island of the Canaries. The island boasts a stunning volcanic landscape, beautiful beaches and plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy, with high temperatures all year round. Jet2.com offer cheap flights to Lanzarote and the fabulous Canary Islands and for long or short breaks throughout the year.
Volcanic activity in Lanzarote is responsible for shaping many of the island’s most spectacular sights of which there are many to see including the Timanfaya National Park and the Cueva de los Verdes caves. If you feel like relaxing then Lanzarote also has many beautiful beaches to explore.
Watersports are very popular in Lanzarote. In Costa Teguise and Puerto del Carmen there is a vast amount of water sports to try your hand at including diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, fishing, jet ski hire and parasailing. Head to Puerto Calero for sailing where you can catch a ride or hire a yacht yourself and the areas of Famara and La Santa are so fantastic for surfing that they are known as the Hawaii of Europe. Try your hand at surfing in the Canary Islands with a cheap flight to Lanzarote from Jet2.com.
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The main areas for shopping in Lanzarote are the Biosfera Shopping Centre in Puerto del Carmen, Calle Real in the capital of Arrecife and the Deiland Centre in Playa Honda. All of these have shops of every variety including well-known high street stores like Zara and Mango along with smaller boutiques and specialist shops to suit every taste.
Wherever you go in Lanzarote you will also see evidence of Lanzarote's greatest and internationally renowned son - César Manrique a sculptor, painter, architect and environmentalist. It is largely down to him that tourism on Lanzarote developed within certain aesthetic guidelines without spoiling the island’s landscape heritage, customs and traditions. Except for one hotel building in Arrecife, all buildings on the island are low-rise and not taller than a Canary palm.
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There's so much to do whilst on a break in Lanzarote; here are some of the resorts we think are worth a visit with a cheap flight to the Canary Islands:
Arrecife - this is the capital of the Island of Lanzarote and is home to almost half the islandís population. There are plenty of historic buildings to be seen, including the Castle San Jose fortress.
Costa Teguise, Lanzarote
Costa Teguise - just 20 mins from the airport, this resort is ideal for a quick break away in the sun and is well known for its fabulous water sports facilities.
Playa Blanca, Lanzarote
Playa Blanca - with sheltered sandy beaches, ideal for sunbathing and swimming, relaxing in Playa Blanca is easy to do.
Puerto Calero, Lanzarote
Puerto Calero - a more exclusive resort than others, Puerto Calero has many activities based around its marina including shark fishing, cruises and submarine trips.
Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote
Puerto del Carmen - home to the largest beach on the island of Lanzarote, Puerto del Carmen is one of the busiest resorts on the island.