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Presentation of Lanzarote
Lanzarote is the most northern of the Canary Islands and one of the largest after Tenerife and Gran Canaria. With its bustling capital, Arrecife, many resorts and tourist attractions, not to mention its breath-taking natural scenery and volcanic landscapes, it’s little wonder the Island of Eternal Spring remains so popular. Looking for flight and hotel packages in Lanzarote? We’ve got a premier pick of low-cost holidays for you to consider. Take a look through what’s available online today and find a flight to Lanzarote to suit your schedule and first-rate accommodation so you’ll feel right at home.
Things to know before visiting Lanzarote
Looking to book one of our Lanzarote package holidays? You won’t regret it. However, before you embark on one of our low-cost holidays to this Canary Islands favourite, there’s a few things you might want to consider to ensure your trip is as pleasant and hassle-free as possible. Travel itself to the island is a breeze. No matter whether you’re heading in via a flight from London to Lanzarote or you’ve taken advantage of great rates on a flight from Manchester to Lanzarote, you’ll land at the same place. Lanzarote Airport, otherwise known as Arrecife Airport, is the core of international travel on the island, with many daily services connecting Lanzarote with destinations across mainland Spain and throughout Europe. What’s more, the airport is located a mere 5 kilometres from the island capital, Arrecife, meaning you don’t have far to venture to your next port of call after you land.
Although Lanzarote doesn’t have its own rail or metro systems, a user-friendly road network makes navigating its landscape a breeze. The airport itself is served by four reliable bus services, connecting the terminals with popular spots across the island. After landing and clearing the arrivals hall, you can hop on one of these services to reach major cities and towns including Playa Blanca, Puerto del Carmen and of course, Arrecife itself. Taxis are also readily available for those who want to make hotel transfers as simple as possible, while car rental providers operate here for those keen to explore the island their own way. No matter how you’re looking to get about and explore this beautiful island, make sure you net a great saving on flight and hotel packages when you book online with us.
What’s the weather in Lanzarote?
It’s easy to see why so many first-time visitors to Lanzarote fall in love with the islahnd. With its subtropical climate, minimal rainfall and scorching temperatures, it’s a go-to for those chasing sun, sea and sand with no interruptions. If you’re looking to enjoy a Lanzarote holiday for the first time and are curious about what to expect from the weather, we’ve outlined a few basics to get acquainted with. It’s hot and dry all round here, with many summer seasons seeing nothing in the way of rainfall. The hottest month of the year is August, with average highs balancing out at little over 29 degrees Celsius. If you’re seeking low-cost holidays during the less busy tourist season, January is always worth considering. The New Year climate might be a cold and frigid one elsewhere, but on Lanzarote, daily averages in the region of 20.7 degrees Celsius make it a beautifully balmy locale. Compare holidays in Lanzarote online today and find the perfect package for you.
What to do in Lanzarote?
Lanzarote flight and hotel packages are a popular choice for all types of tourist, with plenty in the way of high-octane pursuits and activities for all ages, cultural attractions for those seeking to immerse themselves in local heritage, not to mention a stunning natural landscape. For families travelling with little ones, a visit to Rancho Texas in Puerto del Carmen is a must, combining the wonder of animals with the thrills of a water park. If you’re after more intense action on the water, take a trip down to the beautiful beaches of Playa Chica, with all manner of water sports on offer.
Enjoy the great outdoors? If you’re keen to avoid the usual tourist traps and bustling town centres of Lanzarote, there’s no shortage of wide open space where you can retreat and get away from it all. Ditch the land completely and explore underwater environments, with countless dive spots scattered around the island and a host of dive schools on offer to bring you up to speed on the basics. You’ll also want to consider a sailing excursion, whether it’s to gain magnificent views of the island from the water, or embark upon day excursions to other thrilling destinations nearby. Prefer to keep your feet on the pedal and hands on the wheel? Why not rent a 4x4 vehicle during your stay and hit the road, savouring the most spectacular landmarks and natural views this island has to offer. Find the right flight and hotel deals for you online now and your dream getaway to the Canary Islands is only a few steps away.
What to see in Lanzarote?
Lanzarote offers plenty of enticing attractions and exhibits to keep visitors entertained. Museums are plentiful on the island, with top picks including the Cetaceans Museum in Puerto Calero and the Tanit Ethnographic Museum. The latter is a definite must for those keen to take in a slice of local life and get clued up on a rich sense of history and heritage. Looking to break away from the hustle and bustle with your Lanzarote holiday? Timanfaya National Park will certainly appeal. This sprawling reserve not only showcases the stunning volcanic landscape of the island in all its glory, it’s also home to many active geysers and premier vantage points for breath-taking views of the island at large.
Planning to book one of our discount holidays in February or March? Get into the festival spirit as Carnival fever truly takes hold and the island comes alive for the fun-filled celebration enjoyed throughout most of mainland Europe. In addition to Saint John’s celebrations in June, visitors to Lanzarote have a unique chance to immerse themselves in a dazzling display of local culture, with plenty of live music, dance and other entertainments on offer. Enjoy all this and more when you book cheap Lanzarote holidays online today.
What to eat in Lanzarote?
Even if you think you know Spanish cuisine inside and out, Lanzarote and the rest of the Canary Islands have plenty to surprise your palates with. When you book a Lanzarote holiday with us, a mouth-watering menu awaits you, with local favourites including:
- Canarian Wrinkly Potatoes – delve into deliciously rich spuds with a savoury wrinkled skin.
- Mojo Sauce – a favourite dip or relish used for a wide array of dishes that’s full in garlic and coriander flavour.
- Lapas – otherwise known as limpets, the Lanzarote version comes served up in a rich garlic and butter sauce with sprinkling of peppery herbs.
- La Santa Prawns - another seafood staple local to the island, these superior tasting prawns are served simple over a bed of salt.
All that’s bound to have set your stomach rumbling, so why delay planning your trip any longer? Browse and compare holidays today, and you can take your pick for a perfect trip.