Top Things to Do and See in Lanzarote

Papagayo beach-Lanzarote

Finding a holiday destination that checks all the boxes is difficult, but a holiday to Lanzarote never disappoints. From its dreamlike beaches, amazing geology, to its historic architecture and vibrant culture, this is one Canary Island worth visiting. The landscape of Lanzarote is something else; there aren’t many places that can boast stunning beaches located right next to spectacular, ... Read Full Article

Lanzarote: An Island to Match Your Travel Interests

Playa de Papagayo in Lanzarote

The Spanish island of Lanzarote forms part of the beautiful Canary Islands. Boasting hilly regions and a coastline teeming with wildlife, visitors to Lanzarote are rewarded with scenery of unbelievable beauty. No matter what type of traveler you are, you’ll find something to suit your tastes, whether that’s exploring nature, relaxing on the beach or taking part in sporting activities! Absorb ... Read Full Article

Eco Travels in Lanzarote, Canary Islands

The history and beauty of the Canary Islands is easily missed if you're hopping over for the party, sun, sea and sand. But, just booking yourself on an island tour will begin to give you a flavor of just how fascinating the diverse history  and landscape of the Canary Islands really are. We spent five days at the end of our Spain trip exploring these fascinating islands and found that eco tourism ... Read Full Article

César Manrique: The Art of Nature in Lanzarote, Spain

stairway at Mirador del Rio

Thanks to the artist/architect César Manrique, Lanzarote, Spain has been transformed from a volcanic wasteland into art, preserving both its character and its natural environment. Although Lanzarote’s history of volcanic devastation from seven years of unrelenting eruptions in the 1700s left it a forbidding place, covered in rough lava and layers of volcanic ash, Manrique saw the beauty and set ... Read Full Article

Volcanoes and Art in Lanzarote, Spain

Volcanic cones and lava rivers of Lanzarote, Spain

Not as well known as the larger Canary Islands, Lanzarote, Spain is perhaps the most fascinating. A week’s worth of attractions make up for its having fewer beaches than its more sand-surrounded neighbors. Two separate factors contribute to the abundance of things to do there. The first was six years of continuous volcanic eruptions in the 1700s and the second was local artist Cesar ... Read Full Article

Tenerife: Spain’s Botanic Treasure

The best-known of Spain's Canary Islands is Tenerife, its touristic fame established nearly a century ago by the British who still wait out winter at its beach resorts. Its beaches are not the best on the islands – Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura have those – but it has more variety than most other islands. The Treasures of Tenerife Spain’s highest point, the snow-capped cone of El Teide, stands ... Read Full Article