You may guess there are many things to do in Lanzarote - one of the Canary islands located off the coast of West Africa.The island is known for its ideal all year round warm weather, beautiful beaches and aesthetic volcanic landscapes. This is an intriguing island that is packed with extraordinary geology of over 300 volcanic cones, interesting beaches and plenty of restaurants that will cater to sumptuous dishes. Visiting Lanzarote will give you the value for your money. It is an ideal location to avoid all the daily city stresses and pilling jobs, giving you a quality stay and taste of conducive weather and the ambiance of the surrounding area.
Consider following things to do in Lanzarote
Timanfaya - magnificent Mountains of Fire
Among the things to do in Lanzarote the tour of the Timanfaya National Park is worthwhile visiting this beautiful island. A glance at the rear while making an entry to the park will give the magnificent look to the Montanas del Fuego. The landscape is deserted but breathtaking comparable to mars. The tour around the mountains can only take about half an hour winding through the volcanoes accompanied by a musical atmosphere and also English, Spanish and German commentary. Though the volcanoes erupted in the mid-18th century their appearance will leave you astonished as they appear as to have just cooled down. No matter, staying in a hotel by Arrecife or coming to Lanzarote with a cruise ship you can visit the National Park with Timanfaya & Volcanoes Shore Excursion in Lanzarote.
Amazing Jameos Del Agua must be between your things to do in Lanzarote
The eruption of the La Corona volcano created a 7 km tunnel under the thick layer of lava. The tunnel runs up to the sea underneath and also continue for over a kilometre under the ocean. Holes in the surface collapsed exposing vast natural magma walkways. Take time to put this place on your list of things to do in Lanzarote and walk down in the lava tunnel that was refurbished by local artists at the Jameos Del Agua. Further down the tunnel, you will find a double-decker gallery, a concert hall and Cueva de Los Verdes, a cave where locals used to shelter attacks from British and Algerian pirates. Take Jameos Del Agua Music Night tour to visit this amazing place. Another option is to visit the park booking Twizy Safary - tour by electric car in Lanzarote, in this case you will be driving your funny Twizy following your leading guide.
Visit Aquarium Lanzarote - a thing you must do on the island
An unique Aquarium Lanzarote is the biggest aquarium in the Canary Islands, consisting of 33 aquariums creating perfect environment for hundreds kinds of marine animals. The Aquarium shows ot of canarian species from the surrounding ocean like gilthead seabreams, the golden or Fulas, reptiles like turtles, etc. Because Aquarium Lanzarote is popular, it's always better too book your visit in Aquarium Lanzarote online. Bright and colorful tropical species with manifold forms like clown fishes, blowfishes or hermit crabs, they are all part of the collection of species at the Aquarium of Lanzarote. If you brave enough and wish to do an activity you will remember for all your life, you can even have organized and booked Diving with Sharks in Aquarium Lanzarote - in this case as a bonus you have free admission to all the Aquarium installations.
Experience an Underwater paradise
An underwater museum The Museo Atlantico is one of a kind of things to do in Lanzarote. With a diving depth of about 15 meters. For the inexperienced or starters, you can take an introductory lesson in the morning and later venture into the thrilling adventure in the afternoon. The museum is magnificently composed of a collection of sunken sculptures, worked on by Briton by the name Jason de Caires Taylor. The exhibits are thought-provoking and are beautifully set. Over the years a variety of sea life has built up in this reef with sea lichen and seaweed coating the sculpture pieces and shoals of large fish.
Cesar Manrique is a state of the art foundation. Here art and architecture meet nature. This is situated at the former home of Manrique. The view of the island from this area is breathtaking. The house itself sits on the aftermath of an 18th-century volcanic eruption that changed the overall terrain of the island. It is amazingly built on the frozen lava with the bottom space occupying five volcanic bubbles. The exterior re whitewashed an inspiration from traditional island architecture. The house is a visual delight from it is characterized by a swanky room that has a volcanic rock pouring through the garden window bordered by a rainbow-coloured wall painting.
If you love white sand beaches then this is your place to visit and it should be on your to-do list of things to do in Lanzarote on this lovely island. Playa Blanca, white beach is located in a former fishing village. There are several small sandy coves and white beaches on Punta del Papagayo with harbour front restaurant and buzzing nightlife scenes. While visiting Playa Blanca grab the opportunity to explore the surrounding region. Experience daily trips to the rolling sand dunes and volcanic landscapes of Fuerteventura which is a short boat ride away.
In Vino Veritas
Another of things to do in Lanzarote is La Geria area is characterized by vineyards. The 18th-century volcanic eruptions wiped out all green plants in the area leaving the countryside bare. Locals were forced to adapt and also made an outstanding thing: The black volcanic ash had greater water retention and the plants provided a barrier to the ever existing wind. Thus vines could be grown. The wineries stand out with beautiful half shaped moon structures of select stones surrounding each vine. Don't miss out to taste the wine which is of high quality and definitely there will be an urge for more.
Visit the island of Graciosa
It is located offshore north of Lanzarote. It is a beehive of activities in certain periods. Several outdoor activities are held. There is also an annual racing event that one can take part. Life here is relaxed with only two small settlements. Getting is very easy depending on how to get there. You can take a walk to this splendid island or also hire a four-wheeled vehicle. This will take you to some fancy place only to find one of the most beautiful beaches in the world called Playa de Las Conchas with's one of the things to do in Lanzarote by itself.
Choose magnificent accommodation to take a rest
Accommodation sites in this area are vast. They include Puerto Del Carmen, Playa Blanca, and Costa Teguise. Experience the comfort of Puerto del Carmen with self-catering a favourable price. There are excellent Aqua suites that are set in the amazingly serene environment. The Irish suites are situated off the road off the main strip in Puerto de Carmen. They offer a relaxed living accompanied by a nice communal touch. There are also excellent family hotels with also retreat low key places to stay. The variety of dishes are amazingly sumptuous offering quality seafood and tasting delicious local seafood it as well one of things to do in Lanzarote.
Enjoy a drink on the island
There are vast drinking joints in Lanzarote and a variety of options to choose from. Whether you want the high-end English styled bars or also a variety of Irish bars. These all will provide the kind of drinks you want and definitely, all varieties are stocked. Above the various drinks, you can treat yourself to quality guitar playing that will hum to your ears giving you the necessary relaxation. Relax is the thing defining why people come to Lanzarote and one of the things to do.
Enjoy lunar landscapes of Lanzarote
The landscape in this island is absolutely breathtaking. Most of it is as a result of volcanic activity, the view is thrilling and worthwhile. There are around 360 volcano cones that rise from the gritty black sand in the national park. The rocks are fragile and one needs a guide to take you around. Take some time to experience these wonderful views and accord yourself the glamour of the beautiful island. Because all of that so unusual you cannot spend your holiday as a hotel pool seal and at least Grand Tour Lanzarote shore excursion or another good sightseeing tour must find a place among your things to do in Lanzarote.
Experience unhindered Island View
The view from the island is amazing. Lanzarote is rated as one of the worst developed mainly because of Manrique, who persuaded the ruling power to ban the building of high rising buildings and display of billboards. Lanzarote retains minimal simplicity with a uniform painting of white green and blue. Visiting Lanzarote therefore, you will be able to enjoy uninterrupted views of Mirador del Rio, to the northern edge of the island. Due to the uniform low-level buildings, one can marvel to the sights and views of the great island. Be sure it will be worth your time.
Casa Omar Sharif
Your list of things to do in Lanzarote and visit here will be incomplete without taking time to learn about the legend involving Omar Sharif a game bridge. There is also a house filled with curves and caves that are said to be used in the transportation of all that entered it to Arabia. Sharif caught a glimpse of a house built on a rock and fell in love with it and bought it naming the place as Lag Omar. However, his ownership was short-lived as a Briton by the name Sam Benady was willing to repossess it. Benady challenged Omar to a gamer which he lost hence possession went to Omar. The tale is sensational. However the house still stands, a museum marketed as Casa Omar Sharif, that still transports those who enter it to a world of absolute fantasy.
Fishing in Lanzarote
One of things to do in Lanzarote could be fishing with locals that know the best fishing spots in Lanzarote. Locals traditionally fishing not only from the boat as on the other Canary islands, but from the beach using their secret spots and techniques. Taking Extreme Fishing tour in Lanzarote makes things much more easy and be successful fishing in Lanzarote.