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Holidays In Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca Holidays at a Glance

Book Playa Blanca holidays and you will be based on the most southerly resort in Lanzarote. Playa Blanca is a relaxed laid back resort that is considerably quieter than Costa Teguise and Puerto del Carmen. Situated approximately 37 kms from the islands capital Arrecife and 33 kms from the airport the resort is less developed than other Lanzarote resorts. Playa Blanca holidays are becoming increasingly more popular and the area is being developed to cater for the influx of tourists.

Who goes to Playa Blanca
Playa Blanca holidays are ideal for relaxing suited for families and couples looking for a beach holiday without the hustle and bustle of a busy resort.



Key Facts - Playa Blanca

  • LanguageSpanish & English
  • CurrencyEuro
  • Dialing Code00 34
  • Flight Duration4 hours 15 mins (Approx)
  • Distance From Airport36 km
  • Airport Transfer (Taxi)30 mins

Playa Blanca was once a small fishing village centred around a vibrant port. As fishing declined as a sustainable industry for the area, tourism and Playa Blanca holidays grew. Planners have been careful in the development of this area for Playa Blanca holidays and learnt from the mistakes made by other resorts. The area is carefully developing into a very nice town with much of its original charm together with all the facilities you'd need to have great Playa Blanca holidays.


Cheap Holidays to Playa Blanca - Olympic Holidays


A number charter airlines operate regular flights to Lanzarote so bargain holidays to Playa Blanca are just a click away. Playa Blanca is one of Lanzarote's nicest resorts located just 45 minutes from the airport. Playa Blanca have a good selection of hotels for all budgets so Olympic Holidays have an excellent choice of Playa Blanca holidays for you.

Experience the charm of this Canarian resort and book your cheap holidays to Playa Blanca today with Olympic Holidays. As well as package holidays to Lanzarote we offer Cheap flights to Lanzarote.

Timanfaya (Fire Mountains): Holidays to Lanzarote would not be complete without a journey to the fire mountains where you witness volcanic action amongst the craters and lava fields.

Rancho Texas Theme Park: Live western music, line dancing, shows and great entertainment. Located just outside Puerto del Carmen, the western nights are legendary offering great food and great entertainment for the whole family.

Timanfaya (Fire Mountains): Holidays to Lanzarote would not be complete without a journey to the fire mountains where you witness volcanic action amongst the craters and lava fields.

Rancho Texas Theme Park: Live western music, line dancing, shows and great entertainment. Located just outside Puerto del Carmen, the western nights are legendary offering great food and great entertainment for the whole family.

Wind Surfing and Watersports: Holidays in Lanzarote are synonymous with wind surfing and other water sports. With warm waters and steady winds Lanzarote has some great surfing spots. Lanzarote holidays attract many surfers because popular areas such as Costa Teguise host world class competitions.

Deep Sea Fishing: Not necessarily an obvious activity to undertake during holidays in Lanzarote but is great fun. Lanzarote is a deep sea fishing haven providing volcanic sea beds and depths of up to 3500 metres. If don't think deep sea fishing is not for you, then you can tag along as a spectator and enjoy a day at sea.

Eating/Drinking During Playa Blanca Holidays

During you Playa Blanca holidays there is no shortage of places to eat, with a variety of cuisines located in the town centre. Playa Blanca holidays also offer more sophisticated dining at the cafes in Marina Rubicon which a great place to chill out and take in the atmosphere.

Playa Blanca has some excellent sea food restaurants nestled in the promenade overlooking Playa Blanca beach and out over the Atlantic Ocean the neighbouring island of Fuerteventura.

There are many places to eat and drinking when taking Playa Blanca holidays but please bear in mind the tone of the nightlife is significantly more sedate than other resorts in Lanzarote. If you looking for nightclubs you will need to head to Puerto del Carmen or Costa Teguise. The evening entertainment in Playa Blanca is very much aimed at families with many hotels organising shows.

Getting Around on Playa Blanca Holidays

Getting around Playa Blanca is very easy taxis are at hand that can be flagged down in the street. Taxis will display a green light to indicate that they are available for hire and present really good value.

Local buses are a great way of discovering the resort and are both cheap and reliable.

Playa Blanca is conveniently located for those wanting to explore Fuerteventura - just a short ferry ride away.

Playa Blanca Holidays Shopping

The shopping facilities in Playa Blanca are modest, the central part of the beach promenade has a variety of tourist shops selling gifts and souvenirs. For an upmarket shopping experience visit the Marina Rubicon which is rapidly becoming a favourite for those on Playa Blanca holidays. There are still a number of units waiting to be occupied but shops seem to be opening up all the time.

Holidays in Playa Blanca - Beaches

Golden sand beaches, clear waters and blue skies are all synonymous with Playa Blanca holidays and it's beaches. At the heart of the resort is Playa Blanca beach also known as the white beach has s European blue flag for cleanliness is perfect for sunbathing and relaxation.

A few minutes walk from to the west of the town is Playa Flamingo beach which is safe, clean and lovely environment to enjoy your Playa Blanca holidays.

Located close to Playa Blanca is Playa Dorada beach literally translated asĀ 'The Golden Beach', which is definitely an accurate description. The sea around Playa Dorada beach is calm and very popular for residents taking a morning swim.

An extremely popular beach amongst tourists taking holidays in Playa Blanca is, this is actually a collection of small beaches separated by high cliffs, forming sheltered bays. The area is beautiful and is a protected national park, without doubt an area worth visiting during your holidays in Playa Blanca.

Weather and climate information

Max Temp C Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Lanzarote 21 21 23 23 25 26 28 29 28 26 24 22
London 6 7 10 13 17 20 22 21 19 14 10 7

Sunshine Hours Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Lanzarote 6 6 7 8 8 9 9 9 8 7 6 6
London 1 2 4 5 6 7 6 6 5 3 2 1

5 Day Forecast - Playa Blanca Holidays

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