4 hours 10 minutes
Playa Blanca is a popular resort destination on the island of Lanzarote; with a relaxed atmosphere combining a good selection of fine restaurants and luxurious villas, Playa Blanca is commonly regarded as one of Lanzarote’s more sophisticated resorts. There are also some great self catered properties available, if you’re looking for value for money on a Playa Blanca holiday.
To get to Playa Blanca from the UK, you’ll need to fly to Arrecife International Airport ; the flight takes around 4 hours 10 minutes, and from here you’ll be able to enjoy a short transfer to your resort.
The new marina at the town’s seafront is the best place to head for a little local culture. Here you can browse through markets or designer outlets, and enjoy a bite to eat in any one of the many al fresco restaurants along the waterfront. Historically, Playa Blanca used to be a small fishing village – other than tourism, fishing remains the area’s largest industry, and the local seafood is considered something of a delicacy!
Playa Blanca is the southernmost resort of Lanzarote, and enjoys a superb climate year round. You won’t be surprised to find some fantastic beaches while on your holiday to Playa Blanca, and it’s certainly a lot quieter than other nearby destinations, such as Costa Teguise or Puerto del Carmen. Down at the beach you’ll be able to sunbathe on the fine sand, or take a dip in the crystal clear waters of the Atlantic. Water sports are popular here too, with opportunities for windsurfing, jet skiing and water skiing. There are also a number of diving schools around Playa Blanca, offering a range of classes, as well as diving tours in the surrounding ocean.
If you’re looking for sports during your holiday in Playa Blanca, then you should head straight to the Sport Marina Rubicon. This new development offers a wide selection of sporting activities, as well as giving visitors the option of hiring a yacht or kayak for the day. Other pastimes around Playa Blanca include a new golf course, as well as some fantastic terrains for cycling, riding, hiking and running. Take a trip to the nearby National Park, and you’ll be able to admire the dramatic landscape for which Lanzarote is famous for. For amazing deals to all of Lanzarote's resorts check out Lanzarote holidays From the towering volcanoes down to the rugged Atlantic coastline, holidays to Playa Blanca will transport you to a world unlike any other.
A holiday to Playa Blanca will put you one step ahead of the crowds, as you soak up the atmosphere of this sophisticated, peaceful resort town. There’s plenty to do on a budget here, with activities as diverse as scuba diving, hiking, swimming and golf! Combine that with a warm and welcoming village culture, and you’ll see why it makes sense to choose a holiday in Playa Blanca. Choose a holiday to Spain today.
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