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Lanzarote

This sunny island boasts volcanos, buzzing beaches, and a vibrant nightlife to keep you busy all year round.

Our most recommended things to do in Lanzarote

Lanzarote: Aqualava Waterpark Entrance Ticket

1. Lanzarote: Aqualava Waterpark Entrance Ticket

Cool off and have a blast with this all-access waterpark entrance. Brave exciting slides, float down the lazy river, and play in the saltwater wave pool — the only one in Lanzarote. Ensure that everyone in your group has a great time, including the youngest members — all attractions are suitable for all ages. Refuel and recharge with fresh-cooked food or snack on ice cream and fruit. Feel good about taking care of the environment with water heated by geothermal energy, and enjoy spectacular views of volcanoes. Refuel and recharge with fresh-cooked food or snack on ice cream and fruit.

Lanzarote: 2 or 3-Hour Guided Volcano Buggy Tour

2. Lanzarote: 2 or 3-Hour Guided Volcano Buggy Tour

Start your tour from Costa Teguise and head to Guatiza. Head to a track that will pass through the old quarries of Guatiza. Make your way to Los Cocoteros for a stop to visit and take photos from the salinas. Continue towards Mala through the cactus area, where you will see the cochineal. From there, continue through Guatiza to the Mala Dam, the only one in Lanzarote. From there, head to the highest point of the island, Peñas del Chache. After descending through the Teguise area, enjoy a motocross trail, where you will abandon the track at el Mojón quarry and make your way back to Costa Teguise.

Lanzarote: Roundtrip Ferry Transfer to La Graciosa

3. Lanzarote: Roundtrip Ferry Transfer to La Graciosa

Make your way to the sales offices at the pier where you will collect your boarding passes for the ferry. Then, enjoy a comfortable half-hour journey along the north coast of Lanzarote and marvel at the wonderful views. There is complimentary wi-fi available on board. Once in La Graciosa, you can experience the charm of local life in the small fishing village. Explore the sandy streets without asphalt, the craft market, and the island's trails. You could rent a bike, take a jeep taxi tour, enjoy a meal, or simply relax on the beaches.

La Graciosa: Island Cruise with Lunch and Water Activities

4. La Graciosa: Island Cruise with Lunch and Water Activities

Start your day with pickup from the main tourist resorts in Lanzarote and head to the northern village of Órzola. Board an express ferry at 11:00 AM to La Graciosa island at the port of Caleta del Sebo. Enjoy a welcome mojito cocktail on arrival. After cruising for a while, at around 1:30 PM, drop anchor at the French Beach. Enjoy a refreshing swim and try some of the water activities. Then, sit down for a traditional Spanish paella and fresh fruit lunch on board an hour later. Make use of the free bar with unlimited draft beer, sangria, soft drinks, and water. Also, benefit from free Wi-Fi on your journey to and from Lanzarote. and the assistance of an English–speaking travel guide. Return at around 4:00 PM with a brief stop in La Graciosa.

Lanzarote: Dolphins at Sunset Sailing Cruise

5. Lanzarote: Dolphins at Sunset Sailing Cruise

Set sail for the sunset on this 2-hour evening cruise on a catamaran. Admire the beautiful colors along the horizon as you relax on deck with refreshments and delicious canapés. Be welcomed aboard with a chilled mojito as the crew prepares the sails. Then, head for the sea and admire the stunning views of Puerto del Carmen’s coastline while trying to spotts dolphins around (being wild animals, their sighting cannot be guaranteed) As you sail, enjoy a selection of delicious canapés as well as a complimentary drink of your choice. Feel the sea breeze roll by as you take in the panoramic views of the sun setting on the horizon.

Lanzarote: Roundtrip Ferry Ticket to La Graciosa with Wi-Fi

6. Lanzarote: Roundtrip Ferry Ticket to La Graciosa with Wi-Fi

Enjoy a convenient flexible ticket on an express ferry to the remote island of La Graciosa. Make use of the free WiFi on board during the half-hour ferry crossing. Choose between a return ticket to and from La Graciosa or a 1-way ticket. Choose your departure time to suit your plans. Once on La Graciosa Island, you can discover the stunning white sand beaches and crystal waters. Try hiking, take a jeep ride, go scuba diving, or just relax and have lunch. Discover the abundant marine life in the waters around La Graciosa which boasts the largest marine reserve in Europe. Please select the time you wish to depart from Orzola to la Graciosa at check-out. You can come back any time on the same day or the following day at the below times (no booking required): 08:00 AM, 08:40 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM (1 April -31 October), 7:00 PM (1 July - 31 October).

Aquapark Costa Teguise: Entrance Ticket

7. Aquapark Costa Teguise: Entrance Ticket

Enjoy a day of endless fun at Aquapark Costa Teguise and discover more than 22,000 square meters of slides, loops, attractions and more. Ideal for families and groups of friends, Lanzarote's largest water park has some of the most thrilling water slides in Europe. Experience the pure adrenaline thrills of the Kamikaze and Whirlwind or go to the Hydrotube if you are not feeling quite so brave!  The little ones are well-catered for at attractions such as the children's Kamikaze, along with slides, loops and a small lagoon full of surprises and games. Join them on the electric cars (for children and adults) and challenge yourself on the obstacle course. Then when you are ready to relax, head for the chillout areas and jacuzzis. In addition, Aquapark Costa Teguise is home to Lanzarote's only indoor paintball area, just in case you've had enough of getting wet!

Lanzarote: Catamaran Cruise to the Papagayo Beaches

8. Lanzarote: Catamaran Cruise to the Papagayo Beaches

You’ll be picked up at your resort and transferred to the port in Puerto del Carmen to board the Lineas Romero sailing catamaran. Once you’ve been welcomed on board you’ll be served a refreshing Mojito cocktail and a tapa and receive a short introduction by the experienced crew. On this 4-hour excursion, the I Love Papagayo catamaran will sail southwest to the southern tip of Lanzarote. Your destination is the Costa de Papagayo, where the beaches are golden and the natural environment is still untouched. The captain will drop anchor and you’ll have plenty of free time to enjoy the sun and the many water sports on offer. Lunch will be served on board before you head back to port. The bus will be waiting to take you back to your resort.

Lanzarote Day Tour of Timanfaya National Park Area

9. Lanzarote Day Tour of Timanfaya National Park Area

On this 7-hour excursion, you’ll explore the natural sites of southern Lanzarote. The last volcanic eruptions in the area occurred in the 18th century, creating a unique landscape. The centerpiece of the tour is the stunning Timanfaya National Park, which has been the shooting location for several films. The park’s terrain was used to represent the landscapes of other planets, such as Mars. See geothermal demonstrations on the Islet of Hilario, where the latent heat from past eruptions is still potent. Continue on a drive along the famous Volcanoes Route. Surrounding the park you’ll find natural wonders such as the Sea of Lava near the white village of Yaiza. See Los Hervideros, El Golfo and the Green Lake as well. At El Camacho, you can take an optional camel ride. In La Geria you'll visit a winery. This area is known for its Malvasia grape vineyards and the unique methods the local have devised to cultivate the difficult land.

From Lanzarote: Sailing Day Trip to La Graciosa

10. From Lanzarote: Sailing Day Trip to La Graciosa

Discover a hidden gem onboard a luxury yacht by sailing from Lanzarote to La Graciosa on this full-day sailing tour with a guide and hotel transfers. Enjoy free-flowing beer, wine, and soft drinks with lunch. Drop anchor at Francesa Beach and time to swim, snorkel, and kayak around the quiet coast. Commence your sailing trip to La Graciosa with pickup from your accommodation in Lanzarote. Hop aboard an air-conditioned bus and travel to the port of Órzola. Once there board a ferry for a 30-minute journey to the neighboring island of La Graciosa. Upon arrival on La Graciosa, board a luxury catamaran and get a welcome glass of Champagne with snacks. Then, set sail for a 1-hour trip around the island. Admire the white sand beaches, clear waters, and volcanic mountains, and then anchor at Francesa Beach. Make use of the available kayaks for an adventure of your own. After lunch on board, sail back to the port and get some free time to watch the fishermen in the small village of Caleta del Sebo. Finally, get dropped off at your hotel at the end of the tour services.

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What people are saying about Lanzarote

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 10,592 reviews

Our first ever time diving and it was fantastic, from Stevie in the office and Connor instructing it was a great experience, I was pretty nervous about breathing underwater and Connor’s calm guidance got me through and I was able to complete a full dive. A highlight of the holiday and a great life experience. Thank you guys - we also had to cancel a family member at the last minute and Stevie arranged a refund and nothing was a problem. Thanks also to Griso, very nice to meet you, too (might have spelt this wrong, sorry) Rob, Chrissy, Ollie and Luke

We participated in the tour in 4 adults. We had a great time and Mariano and Paul, our guides, were funny, professional and kind. we did the 3 hour snorkeling tour. Everything is provided by them. Recommended!

Very beautiful, incredible views that the trip is short and you want to see more, all 10

Pleasant boat paddling along nové coast, beautiful clear sea, not physically demanding

well organised and really enjoyed the whole trip. Staff were fab. Highly recommend!