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Things to do in Lanzarote

Although its beaches are rather special, there are many more things to do in Lanzarote besides stretch out on white sands. Discover natural splendour, abundant family attractions, great dining and thrilling sports on holidays to this beautiful island.

With its thriving beach resorts bathed in year-round sunshine, Lanzarote is a wonderful destination for sea-and-sand seekers. Lovers of culture are also well catered for, with acres of verdant vineyards and stunning locations of natural beauty. Abundant water sports, trekking and cycling opportunities await the adventurous, while foodies can discover cuisine to tantalise the taste buds.

Children on the beach in Lanzarote

Lanzarote attractions for families

Get up close to exotic marine life on an exciting submarine safari. Or catch a glimpse of dolphins on a glass-bottomed boat tour. Go horseback riding, paintballing and more at Lanzarote a Caballo. Or see dozens of animals and make a splash in the pool zone at Rancho Texas Park.

Lanzarote's Jardin De Cactus.

Cultural Lanzarote

Explore the spectacular volcanic landscape of Timanfaya National Park. Sample the renowned produce of the La Geria Wine Region. Or discover the incredible César Manrique-designed Cueva de Los Verdes and Jardín de Cactus, where the artist and architect applied his innovative eye for design to stunning natural locations.

Spanish fish dish in local Lanzarote restaurant.

Lanzarote dining

For a unique gastronomic experience, visit the César Manrique-designed El Diablo restaurant at stunning Timanfaya National Park and sample food grilled on the heat from a volcano. Or tuck into delectable saffron-infused shellfish soup at the superb Castillo De San José. Wine lovers simply must try the world-class wines produced in the La Geria region.

Windsurfer in Lanzarote.

Lanzarote action and adventure

Lanzarote’s warm, clear waters make it perfect for enjoying water sports like diving and windsurfing. Or why take in the scenic southern coast on a boat tour? Trekking and cycling are just some of the land sports on offer. Or golf enthusiasts can hone their game on three courses.

Beach in Lanzarote.

Lanzarote beaches

Lounge on soft golden sands and bathe in the gentle surf of Matagorda or Playa Grande beaches in Puerto del Carmen. Try exhilarating wind surfing at one of the many schools in Costa Teguise. Or drive to the north coast and ride the frothy breakers around Famara or Arrieta.

Discover the different areas of Lanzarote

Experience everything Lanzarote’s range of resorts has to offer

Costa Teguise
Costa Teguise

Costa Teguise

With a number of windsurfing schools available in the area, Costa Teguise is the ideal place for water sport enthusiasts to take to the waves. Enjoy family picnics and stretching out on the soft sands of Playa de Las Cucharas, while children splash in safe, crystal-clear waters. A large selection of shops and restaurants here offers a variety of shopping and dining opportunities. Or use your car hire to explore César Manrique’s spectacular Centres of Art, Culture and Tourism.

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