The Lively Playa Blanca in Lanzarote
Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

Playa Blanca is one of the largest and most lively areas in Lanzarote Island. It is an ideal holiday spot for the whole family. And this is because the place has a natural beauty and also a great atmosphere.

✦ The Location of Playa Blanca

Playa Flamingo Lanzarote

Playa Blanca is a town that is in Yaiza. This is on the southern part of this island. And from the main airport on the island, it is about 45 kilometers.

Its location which is next to the sea, the infrastructures that are in place and the weather, will make your stay to be the one of the top holidays in Europe.

✦ Where to Stay

Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

This is an area that has a wide range of places to stay that you can to choose from. These include hotels, resorts, and holiday homes, just to mention but a few.

They are all in different price ranges. And be assured that you will definitely find the one that suits your budget and needs.

✦ What to do in Playa Blanca in Lanzarote

✦ 1. Enjoy the Beaches

Playa Dorada Lanzarote
Playa Dorada Lanzarote

There are a number of white sand beaches that are in this area. The ones that are close to the area near the hotels include the Playa Dorada and Playa Flamingo.

When in Playa Blanca, you can also visit the Papagayo Beaches which are not so far. These are also beaches with white sand and clear water.

They are all easily accessible on foot, or by bike and cars.

✦ 2. Go for Excursions

Volcan el Cuervo Lanzarote
Volcan el Cuervo

Not far from this area, there are several touristic sites on this island that are worth the visit. Some of these are:

There are different ways to go for the excursions. You can choose to go for the group excursions or rent a car.

The best way is to rent a car because this way, you have all the freedom on when to go or to leave.

✦ 3. Go to the Fuerteventura Island

Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

From here, you can also visit this neighboring island. There are different companies that ferry people to there. It is a smooth boat ride of 30 to 35 minutes.

And there are more nice and natural beaches on Fuerteventura Island. Besides, there are great sand dunes to see that make this boat trip worth the time and the price.

✦ 4. Enjoy Shopping

Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

In the area of Playa Blanca, there are a number of stores, shops, and boutiques where you can buy all types of goods and at a good price. Try out the shopping areas at the Marina Rubicon and along the promenade.

✦ 5. Enjoy the Watersports in Playa Blanca

The same as the other parts of the island, this part of the island offers the spots where you can enjoy watersports. This includes diving, kayaking, windsurfing, and fishing.

✦ 6. Other Activities to Have fun

Playa Blanca, Lanzarote
  • Bars and cafes
  • Restaurants
  • Karting
  • Trekking
  • Buggy riding

✦ When to go to Playa Blanca

Playa Flamingo Lanzarote

Generally, the weather on the Canary island is good throughout the year. But the best seasons to enjoy your holiday here are during the Summer and the Autumn.

During these seasons you will enjoy the sun, the sand, and the sea.

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