“I am coming to Lanzarote for the first time – which resort should I stay in?”
This is a question I am asked a lot, each of the three resorts in Lanzarote are very different from each other. It’s hard to know where to start as all the resorts are loved by the full range of visitors from teenagers, families, couples, sports enthusiasts and pensioners.
Puerto del Carmen
This book is a great guide to Puerto del Carmen: The Camel Guide to Puerto del Carmen and Tias
Puerto del Carmen is Lanzarote’s original resort and closest to Arrecife Airport. What started out life as a small fishing village called La Tiñosa now stretches for 6km along the coast with natural golden sandy beaches.
Puerto del Carmen is probably best known for it’s lively nightlife, just ask for Centro Atlantico which is situated on the main avenida opposite Playa Grande for a plethora of pubs, nightclubs, disco pubs etc. Don’t let this put you off though, there is much more to this resort than dancing the night away.
You will always find sports enthusiasts swimming, running or cycling along “The Strip” read more »
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Where can I print my boarding pass in Lanzarote? Is just one of the many questions we get asked on a daily basis, so we thought we’d publish details of the places that we are aware of, who offer this printing service in one of the holiday resorts on the island.
We’ve found a selection of local bars and book shops who are more than happy to print off boarding cards / passes, if you buy a drink in return, or pay a small fee to cover the cost of printing.
Puerto del Carmen:
Academia LILS, C.C. Costa Luz, Avenida Las Playas
Arthur’s Bar, C.C. Maritimo, Avenida de las Playas 49
Bookswop, corner of Calle Timanfaya & Avenida de las Playas read more »
Fancy brushing up on your sailing skills and discovering Lanzarote by sea? Endeavour Sailing have announced two dates to go “Round the Island” during their passage & skills course, which are scheduled to take place on the 20th July and 21st September.
The course starts on a Sunday, when everyone is settled onto the boat at 18:30. Day one (Monday) starts with a safety briefing before planning the passage and setting sail from Puerto Calero to Arrecife. On Tuesday (day two) the yacht departs Arrecife to sail up the north east coast to the island of La Graciosa. Day three (Wednesday) the crew will plan passage and pilotage down the west coast of Lanzarote to Marina Rubicón in Playa Blanca. Thursday (day four) is a chance to improve your sailing skills by practising read more »
We have two special offers for anyone looking to book a holiday in Lanzarote during June or July.
Both offers relate to all inclusive holidays at the Sandos Papagayo Hotel situated in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote.
This 4* hotel is situated by Las Coloradas Beach at the Papagayo end of the holiday resort with views to the islands of Los Lobos & Fuerteventura. Facilities include three adult & two children’s swimming pools, a kids club and wellness spa.
During June if you book to stay between the 16th to 30th of the month, the offer is to stay read more »
The Lanzarote Marathon takes place on the 29th November this year, it’s a time of cheap flights and great weather, providing a perfect opportunity to slip in a sneaky holiday before Christmas.
Sands Beach Resort Hotel is the official accommodation provider for the race and perfectly located as the race start and finish line is situated in front of the hotel as well as the expo.
You don’t have to be a keen marathon runner to enjoy this event, there are distances suitable for all ages and abilities including kids, wheelchair, 10km, 21.1km and 42.195km categories.
As Sands Beach are one of the main sponsors of the marathon they have prepared a special package for a weeks stay including the marathon. The 7 night marathon package includes a free race entry for your chosen distance (¼, ½ or full marathon), a complimentary fruit & water welcome pack and 15% discount off treatments at their Wellness Centre.
Accommodation prices start from €37 per person per night, depending upon the number of guests sharing and which 1 or 2 bedroom property and location you prefer. Please visit their page for full details: Marathon Holiday at Sands Beach.
We've got a race entry to give away to one lucky winner read more »
Book a week’s holiday at the fabulous Natural Retreats villas in Playa Blanca and get 7 days car hire absolutely free!
The offer is limited to the first 20 bookings, you need to book a minimum 7 night stay and it’s open to anytime during 2014. It’s a great deal, and they’re beautiful villas situated at the foot of the stunning Montaña Roja within easy reach of the popular beach Playa Flamingo and waterpark Aqualava.
Each villa read more »
Our friends at Natural Retreats have some special offers of their luxurious villas in Playa Blanca at the moment.
For those of you who don’t know, Natural Retreats are a stunning collection of luxury holiday properties built in the traditional Canarian style and featuring fabulous luxury touches like air conditioning, infinity swimming pools and fabulous views over the Bocaina Straight to Fuerteventura read more »