Lanzarote is the most easterly island of the Canary archipelago, with a population of about 140,000 people and a total area of approximately 845 km square. Lanzarote Island has an international reputation due to its pleasant climate, its exceptional natural environment, the legacy of the artistic César Manrique and some of its beaches.
Due to the subtropical climate which has the island with low precipitation along the year, abundant sunny days and warmer temperatures in most locations of the European continent, the island of Lanzarote has positioned itself as one of the tourist destinations more visited throughout the year, especially by German, British and Nordic tourists.
Addition to the climate, Lanzarote offers to its visitors a spectacular natural and volcanic environment making the island a unique holiday destination. Some of these volcanic places are Timanfaya National Park, Cueva de los Verdes, Jameos Del Agua and the Cactus Garden, among others.
Timanfaya National Park is the most recognizable attraction of Lanzarote. The area has a surface of over 50 square kilometers with over 25 volcanoes.
In certain points of Timanfaya Park you can find an important presence of the volcanic activity, exceeding 100 degrees Celsius at the surface and over 600 degrees at 12 meters deep.
The beaches of Papagayo are a group of beaches south of the island that form space of more than 2 kilometers large, with calm and crystalline waters and fine sand to ensure you a fantastic day.
Another of the most remarkable beaches in Lanzarote is located in Caleta de Famara near a spectacular cliff of more than 600 meters high. Famara Beach is one of the largest on the island and has colorful wave and wind need to practice many water sports.
The northern part of the island, offers some of the most spectacular attractions of Lanzarote, like the views over the island of La Graciosa from the Mirador del Rio, the beaches of white sand in Órzola, the greenest part of the island in Haría or the imposing views that can be enjoyed from the top of Risco de Famara.
The gastronomy is one of the tourist factors with fastest growing in Lanzarote, the excellent wine with designation of origin, especially from Malvasia family and the goat cheeses are definitely two of the most important products, they have been recognized many times with several international awards that certify their quality. Without forgetting typical dishes such as sancocho, Potajes or typical Canarian companions such as Papas arrugadas, Gofio and desserts like bienmesabe or las truchas, a sweet with similar appearance like dumplings.
The tourist development that has occurred in many parts of the island in the last decades has dramatically changed the hotel offer in some touristy zones like Puerto del Carmen, Playa Blanca and Costa Teguise, important areas with all kinds of accommodations, from budget apartments to comfortable and luxurious five-star hotels.
The tranquility of the island of Lanzarote is certainly one of the ingredients that have contributed to its tourism success. Its cities and towns with unique landscapes make Lanzarote an ideal destination to enjoy a pleasant break.
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