Lanzarote Weather April Averages, Canary Islands
What's The Weather Like In Lanzarote In April?
How Warm Is Lanzarote In April?
Record April Temperatures In Lanzarote
The highest temperature ever recorded in Lanzarote in April is 36.3°C, which was registered In April 2006 at Lanzarote Airport. The lowest is 9.5°C, recorded in April 1974 at the same airport.
How Much Does It Rain In Lanzarote?
Across this month, the island is normally subject to 5mm of rain which falls an average over the course of a single day.
Average Sunshine Hours
Throughout April, Lanzarote enjoys an average of nine hours of sunshine each day, along with median cloud coverage which stays fairly constant throughout the month.#
Can You Swim In The Sea In April In Lanzarote?
Thanks to Lanzarote's year-round mild temperatures, the average sea temperature for the waters around the island is a warm 19°C which is certainly warm enough to go swimming.
How Windy Is Lanzarote In April?
WInds vary between light air and fresh breezes but rarely rises above anything stronger.
Unusual Weather In Lanzarote In April
What Is a Calima?
Dusty sandy storms blown over from Africa are referred to locally as calimas or siroccos. These are common in Lanzarote throughout the year, especially as the weather gets warmer and drier.
Although this type of weather condition doesn't post any extreme danger, it can bring high temperatures up to 10°C higher than normal very low visibility and general discomfort.
Lanzarote Hotels April
Natura Palace and Spa Hotel
The four-star Natura Palace and Spa Hotel is located on the coast of Lanzarote in the popular resort of Playa Blanca. Here you'll find 251 twin/double standard and premium rooms, 12 junior suites, four senior suites and two villas, many of which come with sea views. Each apartment features a full bathroom with hairdryer, air conditioning, satellite TV and balcony or terrace. Suites and villas also feature hydro-massage baths.
Onsite facilities and services include: buffet restaurant with show cooking and Canarian cuisine, Talasso Natura Spa with sauna, steam room, beauty treatments and massages, free WiFi access, two outdoor swimming pools surrounded by landscaped gardens, tennis courts, mini golf course, gym, children's playground and mini club. Free onsite parking is also provided.
H10 Lanzarote Gardens
The three-star H10 Lanzarote Gardens is a more affordable option when it comes to accommodation in Lanzarote. This hotel is situated in Costa Teguise and runs an all-inclusive programme which covers three restaurants: the Famara Restaurant which has show cooking and a children's buffet, the Pool Bar Paradise which also offers a children's menu and the Rio Bar which hosts mini discos for children. Here accommodation is provided in the form of 242 apartments, superior apartments, family apartments and bungalows. Each apartment features a kitchenette with microwave, fridge and coffee maker, living room with sofa bed and TV and balcony or terrace with garden or sea view.
Onsite services and facilities include two adult swimming pools, one children's pool, tennis court, multi-purpose sports court, child-friendly activities for guests aged six months to 17 years and mini salon with massages, manicures and pedicures. One of the most popular points of the H10 Lanzarote Gardens is its location, just 200m away from Playa de Las Cucharas beach.
VIK Hotel San Antonio
The four-star VIK Hotel San Antonio is also located on the seafront, next to the Blue Flag beach of Playa de Los Pocillos in Puerto del Carmen. This hotel is comprised of 331 guestrooms divided between double rooms, family rooms, junior suites and full suites. Each brightly decorated unit boasts private bathroom with hairdryer, satellite TV, air conditioning and private balcony or terrace. A fridge and tea/coffee making facilities are also available for an extra fee. Suites offer the same amenities, but are situated in the best part of the hotel.
Onsite dining options include buffet restaurant, pool bar which serves drinks and snacks and cocktail bar. Other onsite services and amenities include outdoor saltwater, freshwater and children's pools, wellness area with sauna, massages, Turkish baths and Scottish showers, two tennis courts, gym, children's playground, mini golf course, mini club and daytime and evening entertainment. Room only, bed and breakfast, half board, full board and all-inclusive options are all available.
Holiday Village Flamingo Beach
For something more budget-friendly, consider staying at Holiday Village Flamingo Beach. This complex is found in Playa Blanca close to the beach and is made up of 284 apartments and 21 studios, each of which features the essentials, including a full bathroom, living room with satellite TV and ceiling fan and well-equipped kitchenette.
Within the hotel you'll find three swimming pools, one of which is heated, sun terrace with loungers, mini spa, sports courts, supermarket, WiFi access and mini spa. Children's facilities include playground, kids' pool, mini club and children's entertainment. There are two onsite a la carte restaurants, one buffet restaurant with theme nights, one pool bar and a sports bar.
Hotel Costa Calero
If you feel like a spa break, consider staying at the four-star Hotel Costa Calero in Yaiza. This hotel is found overlooking the Puerto Calero harbour and boasts panoramic sea views which reach across to the Island of Lobos and Fuerteventura. Here accommodation comes in the form of single rooms, double rooms, family suites and one-bedroom suites, many of which come with garden or swimming pool views. Each apartment features air conditioning, free WiFi access, LCDTV with satellite, fridge and private bathroom with hairdryer.
Suites have a separate living room, Jacuzzi in the bathroom, slippers, bathrobes, pool towels and VIP Clarins bathroom amenities. Onsite dining options include La Magdalena restaurant which offers Canarian buffets and show cooking, the Oyambre restaurant which offers local and international food buffet-style, Pool Bar Puerto Chico with drinks, salads, sandwiches and cakes, Piano Bar Mouro which offers soft and alcoholic drinks and Bar Mataleñas which boasts live entertainment.
The resort's highlight is the onsite spa, comprised of an indoor and outdoor pool with waterfalls, Jacuzzi, hydro-massage beds, Roman baths, saunas, relax zones, hair salon and fitness centre. Other onsite services and facilities include two kids' clubs, daytime and evening entertainment for adults, free WiFi access throughout, four swimming pools, shop, children's playground and free daily shuttle bus to Puerto del Carmen. Room only, half board and all-inclusive options are available.
Lanzarote Beach for April
Make the most of the spring sunshine and heas for the beach during your holiday in Lanzarote. If you want to avoid the Easter crowds, spend an hour or two at Playa Quemada. This quiet bay isn't as popular as many others in the south of the island. Therefore, it doesn't have facilities such as sun loungers and shades so make sure you take your own things with you. The beach is made up of natural volcanic black sands peppered with a few pebbles.
The sands gently slope into the calm, clear waters which are not affected at all by bad currents, making them perfect for swimming in. The best time to visit this beach is on a weekday when most of the locals are at work. Playa Quemada can be reached by driving along a dirt track off the main road from Arrecife to Playa Blanca or by taking a boat trip from Puerto Calero.
April marks the start of the windsurfing season in Lanzarote, when the north-east trade winds blow side/side off shore consistently from the left, reaching 11-27 knots. Since Lanzarote is the easternmost of the Canary Islands, it is the first hit by the trade winds, meaning the island enjoy more windy days than any other island.
Las Cucharas Beach
This creates the perfect windsurfing conditions. Windsurfing Club Las Cucharas is based on Las Cucharas beach in Costa Teguise the best known windsurfing spot in Lanzarote. This windsurfing club offers eight eco boards, 12 pro boards and ten team edition boards to rent. If you're new to windsurfing, there are children, junior, beginner, intermediate, fun-board and special coaching courses available, too.
Bars and Restaurants
Bar Vali is an excellent, bar, cafe and restaurant serving up both Spanish and English food. If you are looking for food at a reasonable cost, along with good old fashioned Cheese and Ham toastie then look no further. They are also known for their cocktails, generous in measurements.
Ice House is renound for serving up a variety of different dishes, one of the most popular being the English breakfast. They serve up proper sausages along with a selection of other delicious meals.
If you are looking for Tapas, La Cantina has proved extremely popular with holiday makers and locals of Lanzarote. Serving up various traditional spanish dishes such as Potato Bravas, and Chorizo in cider, it's likely there will be something for everyone.
Things to do in Lanzarote in April
Escualo Fishing Lanzarote
April is one of the best months of the year to go big game fishing in Lanzarote. This month marks the beginning of the Bluefin Tuna and Albacore fishing season, when the two species of fish are attracted to the waters around the island due to the increasing sea temperature. Escualo Fishing Lanzarote offers excursions to Lobo Island and also off the coast of Papagayo.
The excursion takes place on the Escualo boat which is equipped with sonar, radar, GPS, VHF radio, reels and rods, providing you with everything you'll need. The price of your ticket includes transfer, snacks, drinks, fishing equipment, bait, lures and insurance. The tours are suitable for inexperienced and experienced fishermen alike and spectators are even welcome onboard to watch and soak up some rays whilst the others fish.
Families travelling with small children on an Easter holiday will have a great time at AquaLava in Playa Blanca. This water park is open throughout the year, but April is really the earliest that the water in the swimming pools and on the slides will be warm enough to enjoy a day out here. At the park you'll find a two water slides, heated swimming pools, lazy river, wave pool, designated kids' splash zones and mini clubs. There are also solariums with sun beds and a buffet restaurant. AquaLava is open every day from 10am until 6pm and entrance is free for guests staying at Relaxia Resorts.