Although compact in size, Playa Blanca is big in personality. One of the most popular resorts in Lanzarote, Playa Blanca is a scenic holiday destination with striking backdrops of volcanic mountains. The main draw of Playa Blanca is its pristine white sandy beaches, as well as its bustling marina, which acts as the social and entertainment hub of the resort. The year round sunshine and stunning natural beauty make Playa Blanca a great option for your 2021 holiday, if you enjoy a more sophisticated holiday experience with a variety of amenities close by, such as bars, nightclubs and cafés.
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With everything from gorgeous sandy beaches to natural wonders, Playa Blanca really does have it all. For authentic Canarian souvenirs to take back to your loved ones at home, head to the Rubicon marina. Here you’ll find a good selection of boutiques, markets and art galleries where you can take in the artistic side of Playa Blanca, and snap up some bargains in pottery, jewellery and tablecloths. Many of the goods on sale here are made from the island’s gemstone, peridot. At the marina, you’ll find a number of more artisanal markets on Sundays and Wednesdays, where you can find one-of-a-kind specialities from local artists and craftspeople. For a relaxed day at the beach, head to Playa Dorada, Playa Blanca’s main beach, which stretches for 300 metres. The beach is set in a sheltered lagoon, making it an ideal place for families with children. Nearby, you’ll also find water sports from jet-skiing to banana boating for adrenaline junkies.
Playa Blanca is a great choice for stunning coastal views and has some of the best beaches in the region. The main strip next to Papagayo Beach has a number of luxury resorts offering pristine water sports facilities, such as swimming pools, spa amenities and hot tubs. Staying in Playa Blanca puts you in a prime location to enjoy a wealth of lovely beaches and great access to a multitude of water sports. When it comes to family beach holidays, there are plenty of hotels with child-friendly pools and water playgrounds. The relaxed atmosphere of Playa Blanca and year round pleasant, sunny weather lend the area well to getting plenty of rest and relaxation, ideal if you’re feeling frazzled from work and looking after the kids. For a more tranquil experience, take a ferry to Graciosa, a small island close by with picturesque beaches. Here you can explore the naturally beautiful surroundings by foot or bicycle, so you can enjoy the scenery at your own pace.
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Prices last checked at 11:06 AM January 22, 2021