Lanzarote in the Canary Islands has become an incredibly popular holiday destination over the years. As well as boasting beautiful beaches, amazing attractions, fun activities, lively nightlife and excellent hotels and restaurants, the island boasts spectacular natural scenery and rich historic highlights, including the colonial architecture found in various towns such as Lanzarote's former capital city, Teguise. Then of course, there's also the wonderful weather, which is subtropical and year-round warm and mild.
Lanzarote offers a number of high quality and well priced accommodation options. From all inclusive luxurious options to budget friendly, cheap and cheerful digs ideal for families travelling on a budget, Lanzarote caters for a wide range of tastes and needs.
Finca de la Florida is a good 3-star hotel with an ideal location, especially as it takes in a picturesque 15,000m2 vineyard. This family-owned hotel offers nicely furnished rooms and good facilities, including a tennis court, swimming pool, gym and sauna. This is an ideal hotel for families visiting San Baltimore, especially if you have young children as there's playground, kids' pool, babysitting services and mini golf. Rooms are equipped with mini bars, Wi-Fi, marble bathrooms, safety deposit boxes and air conditioning. Each room also has a terrace or a balcony – ideal for enjoying lovely views of the vineyard.
Holidaymakers on a budget will find Jardines del Sol an excellent choice. Located close to Playa Blanca, this hotel offers modern, cosy bungalows, which are surrounded by well manicured gardens and a beautiful pool. The hotel is also within walking distance to Playa Blanca's beaches. This family friendly hotel offers various amenities such as an outdoor heated pool, poolside bar, separate children's outdoor pool, table tennis, playground, mini golf, laundry facilities and chargeable internet and more.
Apartamentos Barcarola Club is also a good hotel for spendthrifts. A clean and comfortable complex situated at the heart of Puerto del Carmen, visitors staying here will find it easy to access the beach and the oasis of the indigenous vegetation that surrounds it. Facilities and services offered include children activities, free high-speed internet, shuttle bus services, a decent restaurant, disabled access and swimming pool.
Costa Sal Villas & Suites in Martagoda, Puerto del Carmen is another good choice. 3-star rated and within walking distance to the seafront, it offers a fantastic range of amenities. The 155 spacious bungalows and apartments are set within picturesque, tranquil gardens and various facilities include two children swimming pools, two adult swimming pools (one heated and one salted) and a restaurant.
Hotel Hesperia Lanzarote is an excellent option for families. Situated outside Puerto Calero and just 8 miles from the airport, this hotel offers excellent services for all the family. There is a kids' club, so the little ones are catered for. Most of the clean and well-furnished 335 suites and rooms offer an excellent view of the sea and the surrounding landscape. Some family rooms are even kitted out with wigwams, bunks and a telescope for some serious star gazing.
H10 Lanzarote Gardens is yet another good choice for families holidaying in Lanzarote. Located 200m off Playa de las Cucharas, Costa Teguise provides decent apartments all of which have a fully-equipped kitchen. With three swimming pools, a restaurant, two bars, and a special family club, this hotel definitely has something for everyone.
Hotel Lanzarote Village is a modern 4-star family friendly hotel situated on the seafront and allows direct access to Playa de los Pocillos beach. From the hotel, guests can access numerous nearby restaurants, bars and shops. There's also separate adult and children pools, a sauna, tennis court, gym, buffet-style restaurant, bar lounge, pool bar, a whirlpool to enjoy – plus more. There is also a free WIFI area. The rooms are air conditioned and come with facilities such as a fully-equipped kitchen, terrace, en-suite bathroom and – for those who need it - wheelchair access.
Planning a holiday can be an expensive affair, especially if it involves taking the whole family. Finding a good all inclusive option is often the best idea for many, and fortunately, Lanzarote has a good range of all-inclusive hotels. Arrecife Gran Hotel & Spa located next to a large white beach in Arracife offers a great package at appealing rates. The 5-star hotel offers 150 rooms, including imperial suites and standard rooms - all spacious and pristine clean. Each room is equipped with WiFi, internet connection, satellite TV, air conditioning, a safe deposit box, mini bar and en-suite bathroom.
BlueBay Lanzarote is another good all-inclusive option. Situated in Costa Teguise and only 300m from the beach, this hotel enjoys a prime location. The hotel offers an impressive range of facilities including a Turkish bath, hot tubs, sauna, ice fountain, a Vichy shower and more. Guests can enjoy on-site football, tennis, volleyball and basketball, then enjoy a massage to ease away any aches and pains. BlueBay's restaurant offers fantastic local and international dishes.
Another good accommodation option to consider is Aparthotel Oceano, a complex located right at the heart of Costa Teguise. The studios are also located a few meters from numerous restaurants, shopping complexes and Jabillo Bay and Las Cucharas beach. From the apartments, you will also be able to access the nearby aquatic sports centres where sports such as windsurfing and diving are available. Some of the hotel facilities offered by the 50 room complex include a sun terrace, swimming pool, bicycle rental, high speed internet and a solarium. Visitors staying in Oceano Apartments will also enjoy a fully-equipped kitchen, private bathroom, a mini bar, satellite TV, a fridge and chargeable Wi-Fi services.
Galeon Playa Apartments is a another great choice. Galeon Playa is located in the premier beach-front facing El Jabillo and Las Cucharas beach in Costa Tequise. It is an ideal place to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and modern facilities and amenities, not to mention that the service is warm and friendly. The complex is also situated a few metres away from the lively resort with a wide choice of cafes, restaurants, bars, shopping malls and bustling nightlife. The hotel facilities include a restaurant serving international cuisine, a cafe/bar near the heated swimming pool area, and evening entertainment featuring karaoke, live music, disco and shows. There are various sport and game activities available such as squash, table tennis, cycling, billiards, surfing, canoeing and snorkelling among others. Galeon Playa Apartment has spacious rooms offering facilities that include a kitchenette, decorated guest rooms, satellite TV, full bathroom and a mini bar and more.
Staying at Acurio Sol apartments is a high quality, affordable half-board option. Located in Puerto del Carmen, Acurio Sol allows easy access to the beach and other amenities within this lively resort. Playa Grande or Playa Blanca beaches are only 200m away, while Avenida de la Playas is also not too far away. All the apartments are well equipped, well furnished, clean and cosy. Guests can enjoy swimming pools, sun loungers, well manicured gardens, a poolside snack bar, dedicated children's section, car and bike hire and more.
Bellevue Aquiras Apartments are in an excellent location. Situated in Puerto del Carmen, this complex is surrounded by various bars and restaurants, plus offers a good view of the famous fishing port, which is only a few meters away. The 3-star hotel offers clean and comfortable accommodation and good facilities such as roomy sun terrace with numerous parasols and sun loungers, an outdoor swimming pool, kids play facilities, table tennis, a pool table and more.
Morromar Apartments is yet another great accommodation idea situated in Puerto del Carmen. The well equipped complex is located only a few kilometres from the Rancho Texas Theme Park and Aqua Lanza Water Park, two great attractions especially if you are on a family holiday in Puerto del Carmen – it also offers easy access to the nearby sandy beach. Accommodation facilities found in each room include a kitchenette, telephone, bathroom/shower, terrace/balcony, TV and a safe among others. There are two swimming pools available, too.
La Casona de Yaiza is top choice when it comes to romantic digs in Playa Blanca. The spacious rooms in this hotel are well decorated and well kept. There's a rooftop Jacuzzi, outdoor swimming pool and a great restaurant – ideal for a special holiday with your loved one.
Melia Salinas is another good hotel to earmark if you're seeking somewhere special for two. The rooms are clean, comfortable and well furnished and equipped. From the splendid atrium to the imaginatively designed swimming pool, you will fall for this place. The hotel also has a beach, suites, wheelchair access, a business centre and a bar/lounge among other things. You could also check out Casa de Hilario in Yaiza for another pleasant place for couples on holiday in Lanzarote.
Hotels on the beach
If you love sunbathing and water sports, no doubt you'll want to pitch up near a good beach. Arena Dorada Apartments is a good option being a mere two minute walk to Puerto del Carmen Beach, plus numerous restaurants, shops and bars.
Sandos Papagayo Beach Resort is yet another suitable accommodation option to consider if you want to stay on the sea front. Located in the southern end of the popular resort of Playa Blanca, the hotel is equipped with modern facilities, the rates are affordable and there are some great views of Los Lobos and Fuerteventura from many of the rooms. The beach resort offers various good amenities and facilities offered in each room include satellite TV, air conditioning, terrace or balcony, and en suite bathroom. The hotel also provides guests with good dining options including French a la carte and a pizzeria.
You should also check out Hotel Volcan Lanzarote, a high quality hotel situated in a prime spot - the yachting harbour, Marina Rubicon – on the seafront. Guests will also enjoy access to Timanfaya National Park, which is located only 10km away. Hotel Volcan is also within a few meters of Playa Blanca with its good range of restaurants, bars and shops. This modern hotel is only a few minutes drive from Arrecife international airport, too. This 5-star hotel offers top facilities such as a fitness centre, a beach, bar/lounge, free high-speed internet connection, free parking, free breakfast, wheelchair access, a swimming pool, luxury suites and more.
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