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Weather Averages for Playa blanca in April
Averages for Playa blanca in April
April in Playa Blanca has the optimum weather for a spring break in the sun and on the beach. At this time of the year, the temperatures stay pleasantly high and there is plenty of sunshine to be enjoyed in Playa Blanca.
There can be some wet weather during this time of year but any wet spells tend to clear quickly to reveal clear and bright skies. Temperatures can drop in the evenings, so it is advisable to pack a light jacket for nights when you'll be out on the town sampling the local nightlife.
The average daily temperature in Playa Blanca is 19°C (66°F). This can escalate to highs of 22°C (70°F) or drop to lows of 16°C (61°F).
The average temperature of the sea is 18°C. Playa Blanca sees an average of 12 mm over 5 days of rain during this month. There is an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day in Playa Blanca at this time of the year.
Dates for the diary
From 24th of March to 1st of April 2013 is Semana Santa (Easter Holy Week). Easter celebrations begin on 24th of April with Palm Sunday (Domingo de Ramos), followed by Holy Monday, Holy Tuesday and Holy Wednesday Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday are all public holidays in Spain. There are various processions during the whole of Easter week, but the main procession is usually on Good Friday.
Things to do
Boat trips and pleasure cruises are always popular with visitors to Playa Blanca and are ideal if you want to explore some of the neighbouring islands. As well as the chance to do some sightseeing, you'll also be given the opportunity to do some water sports, with jet skiing and snorkelling being two popular options.
If you’d like to see everything the island has to offer, sign up for a Lanzarote Uncovered tour. This full-day trip is led by a qualified guide who will point out all the most interesting sites and tell you facts and information along the way. During the tour, you’ll have the chance to explore the Timanfaya National Park and Fire Mountain – a huge active volcano, Los Hervideros – a network of unique rock formations, El Golfo – a bizarre-looking neon green lake and Haria which is referred to as the Valley of a Thousand Palms. The trip comes to an end at La Geria, Lanzarote’s wine region, where you can sample some of the local wine and indulge in some tapas.
Where to eat & drink
Another eatery popular with those who want to get to know Canarian cuisine, Restaurante Aromas Yaiza is sure to please. Most people travel to this popular restaurant to sample one of the several set menus which feature the very best that the Restaurante Aromas Yaiza has to offer. If you can’t make up your mind, choose the surprise menu, made up of eight courses chosen by the chef.
If you can’t decide between going out for Chinese or for a steak, make a compromise by going to Asia and Steak House. This fusion restaurant offers a selection of Thai dishes, as well as a variety of meat-based meals which are brought sizzling to your table. If you can’t decide on just one course, take a glimpse at the set menu which features some of the best starters, mains and desserts that the restaurant has to offer.
Located in the heart of Faro Park, The Snug Bar is considered to be one of the liveliest bars in Playa Blanca. Each night offers a different kind of entertainment, such as poker games, crib, quizzes and competitions, with themed parties held regularly throughout the year. There is also a range of board games, dominoes and card decks available to keep the little ones amused.
Where to stay
If you’re searching for self-catering accommodation in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, look no further than Aparthotel Cay Beach Sun. This beachside complex offers accommodation in the form of one- and two-bedroom apartments which come complete with a fully-equipped kitchen with fridge, sink, microwave, hob, toaster and kettle. The list of onsite amenities is extensive and covers 24-hour reception, internet access, free parking swimming pools, entertainment programme, tennis courts, bar, restaurant and children’s play area.
The three-star Natura Garden Apartments are another top choice when it comes to self-catering accommodation in the south of Lanzarote. Here you’ll find 45 studios and one-bedroom apartments, each of which comes with a fully-equipped kitchen complete with crockery, utensils and appliances. Guests are encouraged to take advantage of the numerous facilities which include bars, restaurants, gym, swimming pool, sports facilities and mini golf.