The Canary Island of Lanzarote is a popular vacation spot for touristssearching for some winter sunshine and what better than to hire one of the many luxury holiday villas in Lanzarote. The Luxury villas cover the island which usually have their own exclusive heated swimming pools.
There are different types of holiday villas in Playa Blanca, some arevery modern design with modern fixtures and fittings, while other holiday villas are often more traditional such as the old farm houses that are converted and modernized. These are called fincas and arequite popular with the tourists.
There are 3 main tourist resorts on Lanzarote. There is Costa Teguise which is just north of the Lanzarote capital Arreciffe. Costa Teguise is a favourite destination for windsurfing, with international competitions each year. So if you are looking for a windsurfing holiday then Costa Teguise is your best choice on Lanzarote.
Lanzarote’s first and oldest tourist resort is Puerto Del Carmen and is a few miles south of the Lanzarote airport There are some excellent beaches in the town and a very good harbor where you can watch the locals play bola late into the evening. There are plenty of quality restaurants there serving fresh fish and meats with the traditional salsa de mojo which goes with the fresh fish dishes.
Playa Blanca is the last but not least of the tourist locations. There are some lovelyholiday villas in Playa Blanca which are situated in the south of Lanzarote and can boast some of the islandsideal beaches. Once a small fishing village, Playa Blanca is now the islands main resort and has lots of very good hotels and apartment complexes for lodging.
Playa Blanca hasthree main beaches in the town. Playa Blanca beach which translated means white beach which is where the town got its name. This is a small beach in the centre of town and is very well-liked with the locals.
Playa Dorada which translated means golden beach is east from the Playa Blanca beach in the direction of the new Marina Rubicon. This is a very good beach to take the family where you can go diving. There are bars and restaurants there and other usefulfacilities.
Finally the Playa Flamingo beach which is a short walk west along the promenade. The long beach ” Playa Flamingo ” offers great conditions for snorkeling and diving and you can rent the equipment at the diving centre. The beach is sheltered by breakwaters and surrounded by bushes. Playa Flamingo makes a wonderful family beach and there are a few shops and restaurants so you should have every thing you need.
The Island of Lanzarote is a fantastic destination for families and couples alike. It is only afour hour flight from the UK and is Located off the west coats of Africa which means Lanzarote enjoys a warm year round climate, so give it a go book one of the many Lanzarote villas and enjoy the warm winter sunshine.