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Playa Blanca Holidays

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Playa Blanca holidays 2020

The small fishing village of Playa Blanca abundant in character and charm. It is one of the biggest resorts in Lanzarote. Volcanic mountains provide a striking backdrop for its famous sandy white beaches, while the busy marina remains as the centrepiece of the resort – offering a source of entertainment and fun for holidaymakers. With its varied landscape and year-round sunshine, our cheap holidays to Playa Blanca are an ideal option for families as well as couples looking for a secluded spot with plenty of opportunities for adventure.

With its white, sandy beaches and relaxed atmosphere, Playa Blanca is the perfect place to unwind on the island of Lanzarote. Originally a small fishing town, it lies south of the island and now plays host to a variety of cafés, nightclubs and bars. Taking a walk on Playa Blanca’s coastal promenade is a firm favourite for many, allowing visitors to sample the sights of the town as well as offering spectacular ocean views. Despite its reputation as a quiet resort, it is now one of the most popular, meaning that you will never find yourself short of things to do in Playa Blanca.

Playa Blanca at a glance

Discover the best beaches

Spend your days lounging around on sandy shores

Rest & relaxation

A quiet resort, Playa Blanca is perfect for much-needed rest

Explore the local markets

Soak up the atmosphere and pick up a souvenir or two 

Popular with couples

Perfect for peaceful, romantic breaks

Fab shopping scene

Marina Rubicon is home to stylish boutiques

Sample the cafe culture

Drinks, live music and lovely views

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Things to do in Playa Blanca

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Explore Playa Blanca's natural wonders

Explore Playa Blanca's natural wonders

Enjoy a walk up Montana Roja; which might look daunting from sea level but is in fact a very steady walk, rewarding the both of you with stunning views of surrounding areas.

Whether you’re looking to roam its volcanic landscape or explore the multitude of marine life that exists beneath the island’s waters, holidays in Playa Blanca offer inspiration and fun. While the beachfront is home to a number of diving schools, the best way to catch a glimpse of what lies beneath the sea is by climbing aboard a Submarine Safari. Here, you’ll encounter a world only intended for scuba divers as you delve 30 metres under the sea, witnessing rusty shipwrecks and a myriad of fish – ideal for inquisitive little ones.

Those looking to explore Playa Blanca’s history as well as viewing some stunning natural wonders will enjoy a trip to the Green Caves, formed 3000 years ago during the eruptions of a volcano. Experience the 6 km-long winding tunnels and dark crevices while learning about the local population that once hid from pirates in the centre of these enchanting caves.

Playa Blanca's best beaches

Playa Blanca's best beaches

If you’d rather feel the sand beneath your toes, take a visit to Playa Dorada – Playa Blanca’s most popular beach. Stretching 300 metres of warm sand, the beach itself is set in a sheltered lagoon that makes it an ideal place for children to play in.For those with an adventurous streak, there is a wealth of water sports to keep you occupied – from jet-skis to banana rides.

For spectacular sea views and beachside relaxation, look no further than Playa Blanca holidays. The main strip alongside Papagayo Beach is home to many luxury hotels, boasting swimming pools, Jacuzzis and spa facilities for your leisure – ideal for couples looking for a quiet retreat. If you’re seeking an action-packed break, you’ll love staying at the centre of the action with immediate access to the wealth of water sports available.

Beaches, national parks and child-friendly resorts mean that Playa Blanca is great for the entire family. Beaches are a popular option for most, allowing adults to kick back and relax whilst their children enjoy the sunshine and sand. Playa Flamingo is a favourite for those with little ones due to its calm and shallow waters.

The natural beauty of the town is great for meditation and mindfulness and there are many modern spas to be enjoyed. Alternatively, take a ferry to the secluded beaches of Graciosa, a small, neighbouring island. This spot is a hit with tourists for its tranquil and untouched feel. Explore by foot or hire a bicycle to make your way around the island – it truly is a perfect way to complete an unforgettable day exploring one of Spain’s most stunning corners. If you’re looking for some of the top things to do in Lanzarote, discovering its inherent beauty is simply a must.

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Most popular hotels in Playa Blanca

HL Paradise Island Aparthotel & Waterpark
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HL Club Playa Blanca
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Elba Lanzarote Royal Village Resort
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H10 Rubicon Palace
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THB Tropical Island
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Sandos Papagayo Beach Resort
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Playa Blanca weather

Playa Blanca weather
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Your Playa Blanca questions answered

What is the nightlife like in Playa Blanca?

Playa Blanca is quite a quiet and relaxed resort. There’s not much nightlife around the area. Instead, evenings in Playa Blanca are usually spent going out for a meal and a couple of drinks. Or you could travel into Puerto del Carmen where you’ll find lively bars and clubs.

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