La Graciosa (island) – curious visitors who have seen everything else in Lanzarote may opt to explore this small island located off its northern tip. The boating company Líneas Maritimas Romero has glass bottom boats that tourists can board to see the island itself, as well as the waters surrounding it. There are also sailing […]
Jardin de Cactus (Carretera General del Norte, Guatiza, Lanzarote) – located 21 minutes (17 km.) northeast of Arrecife, this garden, located in a former quarry, has over 10,000 different plants. Much of this garden is the work of famed local artist César Manrique. Similar attention to detail can be found not just in the planting […]
Guinate Tropical Park and Penguin Paradise (Calle La Majadita, 14, 35541 Guinate, Lanzarote) – located 40 minutes (33 km.) north of Arrecife (at the foot of Mt. Corona – an extinct volcano), visitors entering this park can encounter well over 100 different species of animals (even interacting with some of them). The Park is located […]
Gran Casino de Lanzarote (Av. de las Playas 12, Puerto del Carmen) – visiting gamblers will come across 39 slot machines and various live game tables (offering games such as Blackjack and Roulette). There are also Poker cash tables (including Texas Hold’em Poker). The grand hall of the casino with the large green playing tables […]
Diving – diving outfits like Aquasport Diving (http://aquasportdiving.com), Manta Diving Lanzarote (http://manta-diving-lanzarote.com), Lanzarote Dive Centre (https://lanzarotedivecentre.com/) and Safari Diving (www.safaridiving.com) in the Puerto del Carmen area provide all-year round diving excursions to interested tourists. Things to see underwater range from the rich offshore marine life (from sting rays, dolphins, sea horses and sharks to starfish, […]
Cueva de los Verdes (Haria municipality, Lanzarote) – located 30 minutes (27 km.) via car northeast of Arrecife, this is one of Lanzarote’s main eco-tourist destinations. The tunnel formed by La Corona Volcano is one of the longest and most interesting on the planet. All along it, there are at least sixteen “Jameos” (a jameo […]
Carnaval – like other Catholic countries, the island of Lanzarote conducts festive carnival celebrations like before Lent (usually around early-mid February every year). As in Rio de Janeiro, Gran Canaria, Tenerife and elsewhere, locals here put on elaborate costumes and party throughout the island (in particular at Arrecife, Puerto del Carmen, Costa Teguise, and Playa […]
Deiland Plaza (Calle Chimidas 20, Playa Honda) – opened in 1998, this sleek shopping mall has over 60 regional and international retailers (such as Casio Shop, Cortefiel, H&M, Pull & Bear, and The Body Shop, among others). There are also local and international eateries such as Burger King and KFC. Various family-friendly activities are often […]
Centro Comercial Las Cucharas (Pueblo Marinero, Costa Teguise) — this shopping complex boasts a variety of shops selling name brands, jewelry, and duty-free electronic goods. There are also shops selling crafts and souvenir items for friends and family at home. The shopping complex also houses cafés, restaurants and pubs for your dining and entertainment needs.
Centro Comercial Arrecife (Av. Medular, frente a la Ciudad Deportiva Lanzarote, Arrecife) – opened in 1993, this is a large shopping center, which includes a Eurospar supermarket, a florist, shoe shop, herbal shop, stationery shop, pet shop, hairdressers, sports shop, baby equipment shop, photographers, sweet shop and clothes too.