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Amazingly beautiful Lanzarote

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Despite the island being mostly volcanic there is an amazing amount of colour and a rugged beauty to go with a mostly peaceful atmosphere. The local food with fish a specialityand local white wine an unexpected treat.

Good for
  • Foodie
  • Peace and Quiet Seeker
  • Beach Goer

16 Places

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16 Places

Restaurante Asia

Restaurants

Casa Emiliano

Restaurants

La Taberna del Puerto

Restaurants

La Katedral

Restaurants

La Chalanita Restaurante

Restaurants

Restaurante Salmarina

Restaurants

Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique

Specialty Museums

Timanfaya National Park

National Parks, Geologic Formations

Fundacion Cesar Manrique

Specialty Museums

Mirador Del Rio

Lookouts

Cueva de los Verdes

Caverns & Caves

Jameos Del Agua

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Jardin de Cactus

Gardens

Museo Agricola el Patio

Art Museums

Bodega El Grifo - Museo del Vino

Specialty Museums

Restaurante Costa Azul

Restaurants

AlanM603's City Tips

  • Do not just visit the holiday resorts - the rest of the island has a lot to offer. Explore !!
  • Restaurante Asia
    Restaurants (Sushi, Asian)
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    AlanM603 Says:

    For a complete change - one of the best asian restaurants we have been to, including in the UK. Outside there are wonderful views out to sea and Fuerteventura - inside very nice for the cooler winter evenings.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Best to book if you want to sit outside.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #392 of 1,303 restaurants in Lanzarote
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great choice and good value! 02/26/2020
    • Anniversary meal 02/26/2020
    • Restaurante Asia
    Address:
    Calle Limones 12
    35580 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 928 51 78 71
  • Casa Emiliano
    Restaurants (Mediterranean, Spanish)
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    AlanM603 Says:

    Very rustic restaurant run by a local family. Amazing views down to Playa Blanca.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • The starter of hot garlic prawns with chilli not to be missed. Local goat a speciality but lamb cutlets also excellent. House salad amazing value. Closed on Monday and in June.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #281 of 1,303 restaurants in Lanzarote
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Not what you'd expect to fins in a small village in lanzarote 01/29/2020
    • Lovely restaurant 01/26/2020
    • Casa Emiliano
    Address:
    Calle De La Plaza 10
    Femes
    35570 Femes, Lanzarote
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 928 83 02 23
  • La Taberna del Puerto
    Restaurants (Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish)
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    AlanM603 Says:

    Fabulous location by the marina at Puerto Calero - after a lovely meal a walk by the marina strongly recommended.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • The Caldoso of large red king prawns in a bowl with rice one of the tastiest dishes we have eaten. The black rice dish is also excellent and reasonably priced.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #541 of 1,303 restaurants in Lanzarote
    • Beautiful setting with great food 11/15/2019
    • Best dinner we had in Lanzarote 11/02/2019
    • La Taberna del Puerto
    Address:
    Puerto Calero
    Yaiza, Lanzarote
    Spain
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Other:
  • La Katedral
    Restaurants (Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish)
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    AlanM603 Says:

    Excellent tapas with a large display and changing specials.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Listen to the waiters as they give excellent advice including a local red wine which we had not seen before.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #253 of 1,303 restaurants in Lanzarote
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Excellent Tapas 03/20/2020
    • We ate here on Saturday lunchtime 03/17/2020
    • La Katedral
    Address:
    Avenida Maritima
    Playa Blanca, Lanzarote
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 928 51 98 55
    Hours:
    Fri - Wed
    10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
  • La Chalanita Restaurante
    Restaurants (Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Grill)
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    AlanM603 Says:

    A more upmarket experience for Playa Blanca with wonderful views across the sea to Fuerteventura.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    Tips
    • Book a table by the windows. Flambe a speciality.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #296 of 1,303 restaurants in Lanzarote
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Lucky 03/20/2020
    • A little more refined 03/15/2020
    • La Chalanita Restaurante
    Address:
    Avenida Maritima 73
    35570 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 928 51 70 22
    Hours:
    Wed - Mon
    1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Other:
  • Restaurante Salmarina
    Restaurants (Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish)
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    AlanM603 Says:

    The restaurant is right on the beach of this unspoilt fishing village.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    Tips
    • Fish is the speciality and a tray of freshly caught fish is brought out to you - listen to the waiters recommendations.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #493 of 1,303 restaurants in Lanzarote
    • Excellent 03/09/2020
    • Long relaxing lunch in the sunshine overlooking the sea 02/10/2020
    • Restaurante Salmarina
    Address:
    Avd. Maritima 13
    Playa Quemada, Lanzarote
    Spain
    Phone:
    34 0034-928 173 562
    Other:
  • Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique
    Specialty Museums
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    AlanM603 Says:

    The amazing last home of Cesar Manrique - it brings him to life.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Hidden Gems
    Tips
    • Not much car parking but less than 10 minutes from the centre of Haria through winding streets. Its worth the effort to find.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 13 things to do in Haria
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Someone’s house 03/11/2020
    • At home with Cesar 03/09/2020
    • Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique
    Address:
    Calle Elvira Sanchez
    Haria, Lanzarote
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 928 84 31 38
    Other:
  • Timanfaya National Park
    National Parks, Geologic Formations
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    AlanM603 Says:

    The heart of Lanzarote - gives a real flavour of what happened in the 1700's.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Do not miss the bus trip around the volcanoes - its the only way to see them properly.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 162 things to do in Lanzarote
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Another world 03/16/2020
    • Shame about the queues 03/15/2020
    • Timanfaya National Park
    Phone:
    +34 928 11 80 42
    Price range:
    US$10 - US$10
  • Fundacion Cesar Manrique
    Specialty Museums
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    AlanM603 Says:

    The imagination of Cesar Manrique - who else could of designed a place like this ??

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • It gets very busy - go by car and arrive early before the buses.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #7 of 162 things to do in Lanzarote
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Worth a visit to the wacky world of Manrique. 03/14/2020
    • Very touristy but inspirational museum 03/13/2020
    • Fundacion Cesar Manrique
    Address:
    Calle de Jorge Luis Borges 16
    35507, Lanzarote
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 928 84 31 38
    Other:
  • Mirador Del Rio
    Lookouts
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    AlanM603 Says:

    The most amazing views across to La Graciosa and down to the old salt flats.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    Tips
    • Dont forget your camera
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #30 of 162 things to do in Lanzarote
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Drive through 03/30/2020
    • Stunning views 03/26/2020
    • Mirador Del Rio
    Address:
    Carretera de Ye, s/n
    35500, Lanzarote
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 901 20 03 00
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 AM - 6:45 PM
    Other:
  • Cueva de los Verdes
    Caverns & Caves
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    AlanM603 Says:

    A part of the history of Lanzarote now used for underground concerts !!

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Worth visiting when not too busy but difficult to arrange.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #29 of 162 things to do in Lanzarote
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing & very interesting! 03/22/2020
    • What a walk 03/16/2020
    • Cueva de los Verdes
    Phone:
    +34 928 84 84 84
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Other:
  • Jameos Del Agua
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    AlanM603 Says:

    A mixture of caverns, lake , theatre and volcanic exhibition.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Ensure you have enough time to enjoy all the sights.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 3 things to do in Punta Mujeres
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Definitely worth the journey, food was really great too 03/31/2020
    • Great visit 03/26/2020
    • Jameos Del Agua
    Address:
    Carretera Orzola
    35520 Punta Mujeres, Lanzarote
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 928 84 80 20
    Price range:
    US$11 - US$11
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
    Other:
  • Jardin de Cactus
    Gardens
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    AlanM603 Says:

    A cactus garden worth a visit. You will not be disappointed.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Look for the interesting toilet signs !!
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 4 things to do in Guatiza
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Lovely place to visit 03/26/2020
    • Highlight of our holiday 03/13/2020
    • Jardin de Cactus
    Address:
    Carretera General del Norte, s/n
    35530 Guatiza, Lanzarote
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 901 20 03 00
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
    Other:
  • Museo Agricola el Patio
    Art Museums
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    AlanM603 Says:

    A hidden jem showing the farming history of Lanzarote and a free wine tasting.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • A large site - try not to miss anything.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #47 of 162 things to do in Lanzarote
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Disappointing ‘museum’ visit. 02/27/2020
    • Lovely place but huge potential wasted. 12/24/2019
    • Museo Agricola el Patio
    Address:
    Calle Echeyde
    35558, Lanzarote
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 928 52 91 34
    Other:
  • Bodega El Grifo - Museo del Vino
    Specialty Museums
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    AlanM603 Says:

    Learn about the start of wine making after the volcanoes in the 1700's.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    Tips
    • Walk down to see the vines growing in the protected bowls - not easy to see at close hand in La Geria
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 13 things to do in San Bartolome
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Wine museum and tasting. 03/07/2020
    • Highly recommend a visit here 02/20/2020
    • Bodega El Grifo - Museo del Vino
    Address:
    Lugar de El Grifo
    35550 San Bartolome, Lanzarote
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 928 52 40 36
    Price range:
    US$4 - US$4
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
    Other:
  • Restaurante Costa Azul
    Restaurants (Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish)
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    AlanM603 Says:

    Restaurant with a view right on the beach of the fishing village of El Golfo.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Hidden Gems
    Tips
    • Very popular with the Spanish and gets very busy at their eating times !!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #441 of 1,303 restaurants in Lanzarote
    • Good food as close to the sea as you can get 03/03/2020
    • Check the bill 03/02/2020
    • Restaurante Costa Azul
    Address:
    Avenida Maritima 34
    35570 El Golfo, Lanzarote
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 928 17 31 99
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Other:
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