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Playa Blanca holidays offer you the chance to experience a climate that is warm and sunny all year long. It is an idyllic destination for all types of travel, whether you are going on a romantic getaway or planning a family trip. You will have an amazing time exploring the iconic beaches and local markets. Playa Blanca is also renowned for its world-class dining and nightlife, with options to suit all tastes.

The top 5 things to see/do in Playa Blanca

1. Marina Rubicon

A visit to Marina Rubicon is a top recommendation for travellers enjoying Playa Blanca holidays. It is known for its unique street market vibe, where you can find a variety of jewellery, handicrafts and souvenir items at the various stalls that are set up in the area.

2. Rent a jet ski

If you are looking for a thrilling Playa Blanca activity that is sure to provide an adrenaline rush, a jet ski rental is a great choice. Local operators provide detailed instructions given by trained professionals who will make sure that you feel comfortable before you hit the water.

3. Explore the region's best beaches

Spending time soaking up the sun on the beach in Playa Blanca is a must during your travel experience. The region is renowned for its stunning stretches of golden sand that are bordered by crystal-clear waters. Beyond Playa Blanca itself, a few other recommendations in the area include Playa Flamingo and Playa Dorada.

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4. Castillo de las Coloradas

Built between 1741 and 1744, the Castillo de las Coloradas is a defensive fortification that enjoys tremendous popularity as an attraction for visitors on Playa Blanca holidays. You can take in spectacular views of the southern part of the island and the sea from this venerable historic site.

5. Take a cruise on a catamaran

A catamaran cruise out to the beaches of Papagayo is another great way to spend some quality time during your Playa Blanca holiday. It is a memorable means of travel to one of the area's most iconic stretches of sand.

Our best hotels in Playa Blanca

1. The Mirador Papagayo 4*

The Mirador Papagayo

The Mirador Papagayo 4* is ideally situated for a getaway spent admiring the tropical vegetation, volcanic landscapes and crystal-clear waters that Playa Blanca is known for. On-site amenities include a restaurant, Wi-Fi, 24-hour reception, a babysitting service, a shop, spa treatments and an outdoor swimming pool.

2. Iberostar Selection Lanzarote Park 5*

Iberostar Selection Lanzarote

Known for its world-class spa facilities and 6 different swimming pools, the Iberostar Selection Lanzarote Park 5* is a fabulous option for a sun-soaked getaway spent enjoying the sights and sounds of Playa Blanca. The beach is just a short walk from this property that features amenities that include luggage storage, air conditioning, laundry service and 7 restaurant and bar facilities.

3. Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada Resort & Spa 5*

Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada Resort & Spa

During your stay at the Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada Resort & Spa 5*, you will enjoy dining on the freshest local seafood while taking in stunning views of the coast of Lanzarote. The property's on-site facilities include infinity pools, social areas, hot tubs, a sauna and a Turkish bath. There is also a currency exchange, free parking and a 24-hour reception desk.

4. THB Tropical Island 4*

THB Tropical Island

The THB Tropical Island 4* is a modern property that is ideal for getaways spent with family, friends or your significant other. It features 15 different swimming pools as well as 5 restaurant and bar facilities. In-room facilities include a refrigerator and a coffee machine.

5. HL Río Playa Blanca 4*

HL Río Playa Blanca

You will soon find yourself relaxing on the beach or enjoying delicious Spanish tapas on a sun-soaked terrace when you book your stay at the HL Río Playa Blanca 4* through Voyage Privé. Top on-site amenities include sports courts, a trio of swimming pools, a waterpark and a fitness centre.

When is the best time to go on holiday in Playa Blanca?

The island of Lanzarote is known for its sub-tropical climate that offers sunshine and warm temperatures throughout the year. Given this fact, we recommend booking Playa Blanca holidays between June and September if you want to visit when conditions are at their hottest. For those who want to avoid the most intense heat and the largest crowds, an off-season stay in spring or autumn is a great choice.

Going on holiday in Playa Blanca

The primary airport for arrivals going on Playa Blanca holidays is César Manrique-Lanzarote Airport. It is easy to find flights leaving major UK travel hubs each day. The average in-air time for travel to this part of the Canary Islands is around 4 hours and 15 minutes. When you land, there are taxi services and local buses available to help you get around. Hotel shuttles and ferries are other options for travelling around this spectacular archipelago. For a greater level of convenience, you can hire a car and take things at your own pace.

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Enjoy your holiday in Playa Blanca

To give yourself a sufficient amount of time to explore the best highlights around Playa Blanca, we recommend stays of at least 5 days to a week. However, longer bookings are perfect if you want to fully immerse yourself in the laid-back atmosphere of this beautiful island paradise.

The Voyage Privé travel expert’s opinion on Playa Blanca

Lanzarote is one of the most popular destinations in Spain's Canary Islands, and Playa Blanca is the area that many travellers prefer to book stays in. This area offers sun-soaked beaches, world-class restaurants and an impressive selection of luxurious hotels and resorts. Whether you plan a family holiday or a romantic getaway with your significant other, you can take the opportunity to choose from our selected accommodation deals in this beloved place on the southern tip of Lanzarote.


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