Lanzarote is a volcanic island and a popular holiday destination part of the Canary Islands. In fact, the Canary Islands are well known for their sandy beaches, in particular those with a darker hue of sand, due to the islands’ volcanic nature. Lanzarote has some lovely beaches, but if you’re looking for an adventurous and action-packed holiday to the Canary Islands, Lanzarote is perhaps your best bet. There are plenty of fun and adventurous activities to have a go at on the island. So, if Lanzarote is the next trip on your horizon, here is how to have an action-packed holiday on the Canary Island.
Timanfaya National Park
Lanzarote’s volcanic landscape really is one to admire, and luckily, you can watch in amazement at the Timanfaya National Park. This park has regulated access in order to keep the flora and fauna protected. There are a couple paths which allow access into the park, by foot and by the more daring way of travel by camel. Coaches also have access into the park, creating the perfect opportunity for a tour. Timanfaya National Park is one of the principal areas for the island’s UNESCO biosphere reserve, highlighting the park’s significance.
Jameos del Agua
This volcanic cave system is definitely one of a kind. It’s fascinating to think that is now houses various attractions for visitors to enjoy. Inside the caves, you’ll find a restaurant, a salt lake and also a concert hall. Lanzarote’s own César Manrique created Jameos del Agua and it is now a significant culture and tourism attraction. A museum is also located in the caves, giving the site’s tourists even more of a chance to learn about this natural phenomenon.
Scuba diving and snorkelling
This is one for thrill-seekers, looking to discover what Lanzarote’s waters have in store. Perhaps one of the most exciting activities, scuba diving and snorkelling allows you to explore what Lanzarote is home to below the surface of the water. Keep your eyes peeled for interested creatures and lush flora. Another fun under water excursion in Lanzarote is a submarine safari tour, providing visitors with aquatic excitement.
Aquapark Costa Teguise
For water babies and those looking for an adrenaline rush, head on over to Aquapark Costa Teguise during your Lanzarote holiday. There are a variety of slides, zip lines and obstacle courses which all add up to the water-filled fun. So, if you’re looking for a change of scenery from the beach, check out this waterpark.
Lanzarote is full of fantastic beaches, but if you’re looking for something a bit more action-packed than simply swimming or sunbathing, why not have a go at some surfing? Famara is the perfect beach for surfing, in fact it attracts many surfers due to its great conditions with strong winds and waves. Of course, the beach is wonderful for other water sports such as windsurfing and kitesurfing. So whatever is up your street, Famara is a great choice for Lanzarote beaches.