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The booking process was excellent and the staff very friendly. We were able to see what it was like from the 360 slideshow. The villa was very clean and the kitchen well equipped. ...

Fran Marsden

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Lanzarote is the most Easterly Island of the Canaries and is located a mere 40 miles off of the coast of Morocco – we enjoy brilliant sunshine all year around.

LanzaroteLanzarote is a volcanic island – but don´t worry as about 400 years ago the eruptions stopped, the lava stilled and the skies cleared. The giant Volcanoes that had so dramatically changed Lanzarote's fertile landscape fell into slumber.

Some people still farm in the traditional way and in the centre of the Island you will find a number of vineyards where you are able to taste the local wine.

Some people still fish, and you can see boats leave every morning from a number of harbours across the Island, most notably in Playa Blanca where our villas are based.

Lanzarote is unique, even in the Canaries, as it has long golden beaches of sand carried on winds from the Sahara. It also has jet black beaches of volcanic sand, a testament to the crushing power of the Atlantic Ocean. There is the huge national park, an area untouched by a human foot since the cessation of the volcanoes, that is of course except for the lunar astronauts who prepared the moon landings on our Island.

Dorasa Beach

Lanzarote is the cleanest of all Islands in the Canaries, and thanks to Cesar Manrique the least built up. No structure in Lanzarote is allowed to be built over 2 stories tall. All inland windows and doors should be green or brown and all seaside windows and doors should be blue or brown. All buildings are white. This gives a uniform, aesthetically pleasing, tranquil aspect to the island that is missing on the other Canaries and mainland Spain.

Canarian people are very friendly and relaxed, family is always a priority here and as such your babies and children will be made to feel welcome where ever you go. Eating out is always a pleasure here on Lanzarote with a huge range of options from the small traditional tapas bars to larger contempory style European restaurants. For Lanzarote Tourist Offical information please see here - http://www.turismolanzarote.com/spel/SPEL/published/en/index.jsp

There are so many things to see and do in Lanzarote that it is not possible to list them all here, please check out our links page for more info and things to do!

Tourist Links

Lanzarote Tourist Information
http://www.turismolanzarote.com/spel/SPEL/published/en/index.jsp

Timanfaya National Park
http://reddeparquesnacionales.mma.es/en/parques/timanfaya/index.htm

Casa Museo y Monumento al Campesino
http://www.centrosturisticos.com/centros/CENTROS/published_en/DEFAULT/monumento_campesino_2212.html

Castillo de San Gabriel
http://www.centrosturisticos.com/centros/CENTROS/published_en/DEFAULT/miac_castillo_san_jose_2209.html

The Cactus Gardens
http://www.centrosturisticos.com/centros/CENTROS/published_en/DEFAULT/jardin_cactus_2206.html

Lanzarote Aquarium
http://www.aquariumlanzarote.com/

Fire Mountains
http://www.centrosturisticos.com/centros/CENTROS/published_en/DEFAULT/timanfaya_2215.html

Mirador Del Rio
http://www.centrosturisticos.com/centros/CENTROS/published_en/DEFAULT/mirador_del_rio_2197.html

Lagomar
http://www.lag-o-mar.com/

Jameos Del Agua
http://www.centrosturisticos.com/centros/CENTROS/published_en/DEFAULT/node_2037_2204.html

Lanzarote's Guinate Tropical Park
Canary Islands' Guinate Tropical Park is located in the northern part of Lanzarote at the foot of Mount Corona.
www.guinatepark.com/

Whale and Dolphin Museum
http://www.museodecetaceos.org/index.php?id=18

Lanzarote Golf
http://www.lanzarote-golf.com/

El Grifo Wine Museum
www.elgrifo.com

Lanzarote Airport (ACE) Guide - a detailed Lanzarote airport guide featuring Lanzarote Airport ACE information, including airport facilities and directions, Spain discount flights, Lanzarote hotels, car rental and general Lanzarote ACE Airport information.

www.canarias.org/
Tourism site for the Canary Islands

http://www.canaltravel.co.uk/
Rafael & his team of drivers have been transferring our clients from the airport to their villas now since 2004 and we highly recommend him.

www.t4you.eu
Private and group transfers in Lanzarote

www.pb-review.co.uk
Playa Blanca Review Site

www.lanzarotenightlife.net
The Best Nightlife Website & Forum for Lanzarote

http://www.icanarias.com/
Canary Islands Information

Airport Parking
Find cheapest UK airport parking at Heathrow, Gatwick , Luton, Glasgow International and other 23 airports in UK

Support Charities in Lanzarote

www.saralanzarote.com
Animal protection society in Lanzarote

www.9liveslanzarote.com Charity dedicated to the spraying and neutering of feral cats in Lanzarote and improving communal feeding grounds

Things to do in Lanzarote

www.marinarubicon.com
The new marina in Playa Blanca

http://www.mvplanzarote.com/
Visit Montana Villas & Pools to buy your pool toys for your holidays, you can either go into the warehouse in Playa Blanca to collect them or they can put them in the villa ready for your arrival

www.divecollegelanzarote.com/
The best dive school on the island, friendly team and lots of different courses for all ages and levels

www.saillanzarote.com
Bareboat yacht charter from our friends at Sail Lanzarote

www.hubsandtubs.com
Bicycle Hire in Playa Blanca

http://www.electrobike-lanzarote.com/
On your Electrobike you can ride and enjoy miles of unspoiled beach, visit Timanfaya national park, or just have hours of fun !!! Great alternative to car hire

www.waxbars.com
Always eventful night at the Wax Bar.

www.lag-o-mar.com
Famous for its history, wonderful restaurant and Sunday afternoon Jazz

www.windsurflanzarote.com/uk/index.htm
Windsurfing

www.zocoshelter.com/
Accomodation in surfing locations such as Famara if you fancy a change next time

www.catlanza.com/uk/index.htm
Catamaran Trips

www.ranchotexaslanzarote.com/splash.htm
A 20-minute car ride from Playa Blanca and hours of fun once you get there!

Buying Property & Businesses

www.seabreezelanzarote.com
Our most recommended estate agent on the island.

www.playablancaproperty.com
Terrific deals on property sales and rent to buy properties in Playa Blanca

www.c2gestioninmobiliaria.com
The property development and sales site of one of our villa owners here on the island

Lanzarote Property
Browse over 2000 properties for sale at Lanzarote Guidebook

Lanzarote Business Sales
Buy a bar, shop, or other business in Lanzarote

Long Term Rental

www.grupoestupendo.com/
For Long Term Property Rental in all areas of Lanzarote, very helpful team. Relocation advice and help with settling in on the island

www.lanzaroterelocation.co.uk
Everything you need to know about moving to, or living in, Lanzarote - free and unbiased advice. Make this a must-visit website!

www.playablancarentals.com
For long term property rentals in Playa Blanca. Low fees, high quality properties.


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