Playa Blanca is the last but not least of the tourist destinations. There are some beautiful holiday villas in Playa Blanca which are Located in the south of Lanzarote and can boast some of the islands very best beaches. Once a tiny fishing village, Playa Blanca is now the islands main resort and has lots of very good hotels and apartment complexes for lodging.
Lanzarote has been a very well-liked destination for tourists seeking for some winter sunshine and what better than to rent one of the many luxury holiday villas in Lanzarote. The Luxury villascover the island which usually have their own private heated swimming pools.
There are some extreamly exclusive holiday villas in Playa Blanca, some are really modern design with modern fixtures and fittings, while other buildings are often more traditional such as the old farm houses that are converted and modernized. These are called fincas and are very popular with the tourists.
There are three main tourist resorts on Lanzarote. There is Costa Teguise which is just north of the Lanzarote capital Arreciffe. Costa Teguise is a preferred 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.
The Town of Puerto Del Carmen is south of Arreciffe and is the oldest tourist resort on Lanzarote with the first hotels being built there. There are some fantastic 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 good quality restaurants there serving fresh fish and meats with the traditional salsa de mojo which goes with the fresh fish dishes.
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 tiny beach in the centre of town and is very well-liked with the locals.
Finally the Playa Flamingo beach which is a short walk west along the promenade. The long beach ” Playa Flamingo ” offers good conditions for snorkeling and diving and you can lease the equipment at the diving centre. The beach is sheltered by breakwaters and surrounded by bushes. Playa Flamingo makes a fantastic family beach and there are a few shops and restaurants so you should have every thing you need.
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 useful amenities.
The Island of Lanzarote is a good destination for families and couples alike. It is only a four 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.