Lanzarote

Lanzarote

  • Lanzarote, Guides, Agni Travel
  • Lanzarote, Guides, Agni Travel
  • Lanzarote, Guides, Agni Travel

All year round sun!

All year round sun!, Lanzarote, Guides, Agni Travel

Just a 4 hour flight from the UK and Ireland and a little over 50 miles from the coast of Africa, Lanzarote is on the same latitude as Bermuda, Florida and Kuwait; there is sunshine all year round!

Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Guides, Agni Travel

Playa Blanca, located on Lanzarote's sun-drenched southwest tip, is a quiet resort with some of the best beaches. The old town surounds a sweeping white sandy beach - from which Playa Blanca gets its name - and is flanked by numerous waterside cafes and restaurants. It is a memorable setting.

Arrecife

Arrecife, Lanzarote, Guides, Agni Travel

Arrecife, the capital of Lanzarote, gained it name from the abundance of reefs and islets along the coast (Arrecife means 'reef' in Spanish), which form a magnificent sea front promenade and provide many natural harbours. The setting now provides the perfect day out to shop, experience some culture and take in the sights and landmarks of this bustling town.

Papagayo Beach

Papagayo Beach, Lanzarote, Guides, Agni Travel

Papagayo is a natural beach to the east of Playa Blanca and is completely protected from any development. The beach is accessed by footpath and offers a paradise of white sand sloping gently towards a crystal clear sea.

Timanfaya Volcano

Timanfaya Volcano, Lanzarote, Guides, Agni Travel

The Timanfaya park is a must for any visitor to Lanzarote. View a unique landscape along with with exciting demonstrations of the volcano's hidden power. Steam geysers, camel rides and even a restaurant that only 'cooks' using the lava below! can all be experienced.

Timanfaya Volcano, Lanzarote, Guides, Agni Travel

The lava field below Timanfaya.

Tapas

Tapas, Lanzarote, Guides, Agni Travel

No visit to a Spanish island is complete without a meal at a local tapas bar - a variety of small portions to share. It is a great way to experience different tastes and dishes, with the local speciality being fish and camel!!

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Villa Transfers

Villa Transfers, Lanzarote, Guides, Agni Travel

At Arrecife airport, as you come out of arrivals, there is a taxi waiting area directly in front with a queue of taxis. (There is no need to pre-book a taxi.) Go to the one at the front, give the driver your driving instructions and villa address. As a guide, the official fares are:

Villa Transfers, Lanzarote, Guides, Agni Travel

Airport to Puerto Del Carmen 15 Euros
Airport to Puerto Calero 20 Euros
Airport to Playa Blanca 40 Euros

(Each taxi takes up to 4 people with luggage and the above rates are for 1 way.)

Puerto Calero

Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, Guides, Agni Travel

Puerto Calero is an upmarket marina with some of the finest restaurants on the island. The water-front harbour bars are a great place to people watch - especially those disembarking from the super yachts moored in the harbour!

Puerto del Carmen

Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote, Guides, Agni Travel

Originally a small fishing village, Puerto Del Carmen has grown into a delightful holiday resort, saved from the high-rise buildings that blight so many other destinations due to the strict planning restrictions. The 6km golden sandy beach, along with the shallow water, is particularly suitable for young families. The old town's harbour offers enticing little tapas bars and waterside fish restaurants. Narrow winding backstreets, with pretty whitewashed walls lead to a chic shopping mall with smart boutiques. Puerto Del Carmen is a holiday destination to please every taste and style.

Costa Teguise

Costa Teguise, Lanzarote, Guides, Agni Travel

A modern resort but built in traditional Canarian style with beautiful sandy beaches and facilities which run from a large variety of water activities to a golf course and water park. You'll find several windsurfing schools along the Cucharas Beach and Jablillo Avenue.

Jardin de Cactus

Jardin de Cactus, Lanzarote, Guides, Agni Travel

The Cactus garden is a magnificent example of the design by Cesar Manrique; Lanzarote's famous artist and architect, who created a garden combining the dramatic landscape with exotic plants.

Vinos Do Lanzarote

Vinos Do Lanzarote, Lanzarote, Guides, Agni Travel

Despite Lanzarote's near zero rainfall, the locals have found an ingenious way to grow grapes and they produce the most sensational dry white wines. Several vineyards offer superb restaurants specialising in local tapas washed down by the homegrown wine - it is not to be missed.

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