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Explore Amazing Geological Features with Lanzarote Holidays


Located in the Atlantic Ocean, Lanzarote is the fourth-largest of all Canary Islands and has been declared by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve. It was brought into existence about 15 million years ago by volcanic eruptions and its unique landscapes are characterised by magnificent rock formations and solidified lava streams. In the 20th century, some of the island’s geological features were transformed into beautiful works of art and architecture by Cesar Manrique, a renowned Spanish artist, sculptor, and architect.

Food in Lanzarote

One of the most popular dishes eaten in this part of the world is Papas Arrugadas or small potatoes boiled in salty water without peeling their skins. They are usually served with Mojo sauces. You can also savour Estofado, which is a stew prepared using pieces of meat, vegetables, and chickpeas. Do not miss Puntillas de Calamar, which is made using small squids dipped in a batter and deep fried. You can enjoy some delicious local delicacies at Jazz Bistro Restaurant located in the resort town of Puerto del Carmen.

Tourist attractions in Lanzarote

Among the most popular attractions on the island is Timanfaya National Park, visited by nearly a million individuals every year. The unique landscapes in this park were created by the longest volcanic eruptions in the world, which occurred on the island from 1730 to 1736. You would also be delighted upon visiting Jameos Del Agua, which is a 6-kilometre-long lava tube transformed into a masterpiece by Cesar Manrique. The Cactus Garden is also worth visiting as it is home to more than a thousand different species of cacti.

Fun activities in Lanzarote

You can get to the beach of Papagayo by embarking on a catamaran sailing tour from Puerto Calero. This tour also allows you to indulge in other exciting activities, such as snorkelling and swimming when the boat is anchored in a bay. A Dolphin Mini Cruise takes you to fantastic spots where you can watch the wild dolphins in action. Camel rides can be enjoyed in Timanfaya National Park and is an exciting way of seeing some incredible volcanic landscapes.

Nightlife in Lanzarote

The lively resort town of Lanzarote, Puerto del Carmen, is the best place to enjoy a thrilling nightlife with the presence of some elegant bars and nightclubs. One of them is the Tequila Lounge Bar, which is located on the main strip of Avenida de las Playas. The fun begins after sunset at 10 when this bar comes alive with cocktails, tequilas, and talented DJs. If you want to party all night, head to Lanzarote Palace, which is the most exciting nightclub on the island to be in.

Stay in Lanzarote

Most of the tourists choose to stay in any of the resort towns, such as Puerto del Carmen, Playa Blanca, or Costa Teguise. You would find some excellent hotels and resorts mainly in Puerto del Carmen and Playa Blanca. If you are travelling with your entire family, including children, it is advisable to stay in a self-catering holiday villa or apartment. If you wish to stay out of town, guesthouses would be the best option.

Festivals in Lanzarote

Besides the Christmas and New Year celebrations in this part of the world, you can also enjoy many other events held on the island every year. One of them is Dia De Los Reyes celebrated in the first week of January, which features a large procession, mainly in Arrecife. If you are travelling to Lanzarote in mid-June, you would get the chance to witness the island's most colourful event, Corpus Christi. Other important events on the island are Fiesta de San Gines and Canarian Day.

Best time to visit Lanzarote

Spring and autumn seasons are the best times to be in Lanzarote as the weather is absolutely pleasant with comfortable daytime temperatures. The island is warm and humid in the summer season. However, owing to the pleasantly warm temperatures, this is the peak tourist season of the island. While the other parts of Europe experience freezing temperatures in winter, the season is quite pleasant on this Spanish island.

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