What's the weather like in Playa Blanca in August
August is the hottest month of the year in Lanzarote, so Playa Blanca is very busy indeed.
The average temperature reaches a high of 28°C (that's about 82°F) during the day and stays very warm at night, only dipping to a low of 21°C (about 70°F).
Average Sea Temperature
This is a perfect time of year to escape to Playa Blanca for some fun in the sun. The average sea temperature is around 22°C, so whether you want to take a refreshing dip or try some watersports such as sailing, wakeboarding or jetskiing or scuba diving, the weather conditions are definitely clement.
Playa Blanca Hotels in August
If you'd like a little bit of luxury during your holiday in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, take a look at H10 Lanzarote Princess. This recently-renovated hotel offers a selection of large rooms which come complete with swimming pool, garden, sea or mountain views. As well as all-inclusive boarding option, this hotel also features swimming pools, numerous bars and restaurants, laundrette, free parking, car rental, mini golf, tennis courts, internet corner and free WiFi access.
The five-star Dream Gran Castillo Resort is perfect for families and couples seeking top end accommodation during their holiday in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote. Here you'll find a choice of modern rooms and suites, many of which come with fantastic sea views. There is plenty for guests to see and do here, including 11 freshwater and sea water swimming pools, bars, restaurants and spa with Thalassotherapy.
When it comes to private rentals in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Villa Burgao is one of the best. This two-bedroom villa features a swimming pool and barbecue facilities outside, as well as two bedrooms, two bathrooms, kitchen and living-dining room inside. There's also a spacious terrace attached to the property, in addition to private parking. The nearest beach is just ten minutes away, making it ideally located for spending lazy days by the sea.
The three-star Hotel Villa Maria is ideal for guests who want spacious accommodation on a budget. Located in a quiet part of Playa Blanca, just a short walk away from Playa Dorada beach, this villa features two bedrooms, one bathroom, one living room, one dining room, one kitchen and a terrace with barbecue. You'll find a small selection of facilities available within the immediate area, including private parking, water park and golf course.
Playa Blanca Beach for August
The beaches of Playa Blanca are not only an ideal place to sunbathe, kick back and relax; the area's surf is said to rival Hawaii's, so it's the perfect place to catch a wave. Town Beach is the smallest beach in Playa Blanca, it's very popular and fronts the main Avenida promenade and offers numerous nearby shops and restaurants. There are some interesting rocks to explore at low tide, and there are a handy few showers scattered along the beach, as well as sun loungers, shades, lifeguards, toilets, and changing rooms.
Bars and Restaurants
Tapas enthusiasts won't want to miss the chance to dine at Taberna Godino. This small tapas restaurant offers a comprehensive selection of traditional dishes, such as Canarian potatoes, meatballs in tomato sauce, deep-fried calamari and padron peppers. There is a great selection of homemade sauces and dips to accompany your meal, as well as a number of international and Canarian wines.
If you're craving a top quality steak, look no further than Restaurante Volcan de Timanfaya. This restaurant is known for cooking steaks perfectly and serving them alongside a selection of delicious homemade sauces. Not just a place for carnivores, Restaurante Volcan de Timanfaya also offers a selection of fish, pasta and vegetarian dishes, ensuring something to please everyone.
When it comes to top quality karaoke bars, it's tough to beat Buskers Bar. As well as hosting live performances every night and showing sporting events throughout the week, this British-owned venue offers nightly singing sessions, led by host Richard. With such a fantastic range of songs to choose from, you're bound to find your perfect song.
One of the most popular bars in the resort, Wax Bar is a must-visit for sports fans. This venue offers international sports coverage with five satellite systems enabling you to watch almost every football, rugby, Formula 1, cricket, darts and snooker game, no matter which country it's being broadcast in. To keep the kids amused, Wax Bar also offers free WiFi access, internet corner and Nintendo Wii, as well as karaoke sessions and live acts on an evening.
Things to do in Playa Blanca in August
Dawn Dives Academy is one of the most popular diving schools in Playa Blanca and is suitable for novices and pros alike. This PADI-certified five-star training facility offers a range of courses and lessons for both adults and children, all of which are available in a number of European languages. There are several pool and sea introductory courses to choose from, some of which include photography, as well as child-targeted lessons, advanced open water courses, speciality courses and escorted dives. Although Dawn Dives Academy is based in Playa Blanca, the diving school covers dive sites all around Lanzarote.