Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Canary Islands

Playa Blanca is one of the smaller resorts and has a relaxed atmosphere with three safe sandy beaches ideal for watersports.

Playa Blanca

The resort hosts a good selection of restaurants and bars which can be found situated on the seafront and the old harbour. Perfect for couples and families looking for a peaceful resort. 45 minutes coach transfer.

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Playa Blanca Hotels (58)

The Elba Premium Suites are charming luxurious accommodations offering a great choice of amenities and facilities within an adults-only atmosphere....

Flamingo Beach is an apartment complex with a privileged location close to the beach on the island of Lanzarote, making for the perfect spot for your sun-soaked getaway....

Luxurious villas and bungalows on the seafront; relax in the grounds and take in the impressive landscape or a scenic stroll along the seafront walkway....

Villas Blancas are detached villas with private pools and 2 or 3 bedrooms. Set in a quiet and relaxing area on the outskirts of the resort of Playa Blanca - close to the Montana Roja and Pechiguera Li...

The Iberostar La Bocayna Viilage is an ideal family holiday venue and they are located in Las Coloradas Bay....

This small complex of just 16 villas is ideal for that home from home holiday....

Seafront complex in a quiet area of the resort. Perfect for those looking for a base for exploring the area or a relaxing beach holiday. ...

Located in the residential town of Playa Blanca in Lanzarote, Villas Puerto Rubicon are fully equipped with Self Catering facilities and are perfect for a relaxed getaway....

The Casa Del Embajador Hotel is a warm friendly hotel that offers views of Lobos Island and Fuerteventura....

The H10 Timanfaya Palace Hotel is a modern hotel that is situated beside the sea within easy reach of Playa Flamingo Beach. The hotel offers comfort along with a full range of leisure activities and i...

A small complex offering guests comfortable accommodation in a quiet location. Perfect for a relaxing family holiday....

Meliá Fuerteventura (ex Meliá Gorriones) is set towards the south of Fuerteventura, and offers great sports and leisure facilities for all ages including swimming pools and a spa – perfect for a c...

These spacious bungalows are surrounded by large natural spaces and gardens and enjoy a quiet location close to the local amenities....

The Princesa Yaiza Hotel offers five-star accommodation on the beach front, a luxury pick for anyone seeking the Canarian sun....

This spacious hotel provides comfortable accommodation and a 52,000m2 pool and garden area, perfect for chilling out after a busy night in the nearby resort....

This beautiful hotel has a wide variety of amenities and enjoys a great location, ideal for families and couples....

Situated in the Montana Roja area, around 2km from the beach and complete with panoramic sea views, this four star hotel offers beauty and comfort that is ideal for any guest....

Located on Lanzarote's southern coast, the Coral Beach Bungalows offer spacious accommodation, relaxation and plenty of activity. A variety of restaurants, shops and supermarkets can be found nearby. ...

The Iberostar Selection Lanzarote Park is located in a quiet location on the seafront and are just a short walk from Flamingo Beach. There are great family-friendly facilities at this hotel, as well a...

The Pueblo Marinero is a superior Adults Only apartment complex with a good range of facilities near the Marina and other local amenities....

Comfortable apartment complex with a central location and a good selection of facilities. ...

This five-star hotel boasts a beachfront location in the south of Lanzarote with picturesque scenery, seven swimming pools and cosy accommodation....

The Volcan Lanzarote is designed in the style of a Canarian village and provides a series of small buildings. The hotel is located directly on the seafront in front of the yacht harbour....

The H10 White Suites is an adult-only hotel which offers first class service and facilities. The hotel is situated 300m from the beach....

Located in Playa Blanca, the HL Rio Playa Blanca Aparthotel offers family friendly facilities and comfortable accommodation in the relaxing seaside town....

The H10 Rubicon Palace Hotel is set in the picturesque resort of Playa Blanca and occupies a prime seafront location with direct access to the sea and stunning views of the islands of Fuerteventura an...

The HL Paradise Island Hotel is set within spacious grounds and well-maintained gardens. Designed especially for families, the hotel offers comfortable apartments and an aqua park....

Guests looking for a fun, friendly and laid back holiday, look no further than the Bahia Playa Blanca - it's a great place to soak up that holiday atmosphere and simply relax. Ideally suited to couple...

The Mirador Papagayo is situated directly on the seafront of Las Coloradas Bay. The hotel is near Lanzarote's famous Papagayo beaches and offers a family atmosphere with lovely views of Los Lobos and ...

Gran Castillo Tagoro Family & Fun Playa Blanca is a seafront hotel in the south of Lanzarote, offering facilities to suit all ages, including a spa and a kids club....

With good on site facilities and access to local amenities, the THB Royal Hotel make a great choice for a family holiday....

An ideal setting for the perfect holiday combining a tranquil setting with a unique and tastefully decorated complex This property is not suitable for guests with walking difficulties....

The Palmeras Garden Hotel enjoys a peaceful location which makes for a relaxing holiday in the sun....

Situated on the Las Coloradas beachfront, the Sandos Papagayo offers a variety of services including multiple swimming pools and entertainment facilities for all of the family....

The HL Club Playa Blanca Hotel is an ideal choice for couples and families seeking a peaceful atmosphere for total relaxation in the Canarian sunshine. ...

The H10 Lanzarote Princess Hotel is a modern and welcoming hotel situated in Playa Blanca, which features a vast range of fun activities for all holidaymakers, only a short stroll from the beach....

With an excellent location this apartment complex offers comfort combined with a good range of facilities....

The THB Tropical Island is a welcoming and air-conditioned hotel and comprises a main and neighbouring building....

Comfortable accommodation with all of the amenities for a laid-back stay in Playa Blanca, all whilst only a stone's throw from the beach....

Located just a short walk away from the beach and a number of local amenities, the Rubimar Suites are popular apartments ideal for those looking to enjoy a fun-filled beach break without breaking the ...

Elba Lanzarote Royal Village Resort has a lagoon style pool area landscaped in true island style. The suite only accommodation features chic decor and is sized to suit couples and families....

Luxurious 3 bedroom villas with private pools, providing a great venue for a relaxing stay in Playa Blanca....

Simple and comfortable villas in a peaceful area with easy access to the local amenities making this the ideal spot to have a relaxing self catering holiday....

Luxury villa with a private pool, just 500m from Rubicon Marina, offering lovely sea views to the neighbouring island of Fuerteventura....

Faro Park Villas are perfect for families who need a little more space and independence than the standard hotel room....

Hoopoe Villas Lanzarote are set in landscaped gardens and feature private swimming pools, designer kitchens and panoramic views....

Set in a quiet peaceful area, these unique white washed villas offer home from home comforts under the sun. Ideal for those looking for a relaxed and quiet holiday....

The five-star Adults Only La Cala Suites hotel offers sleek and stylish accommodation with panoramic ocean views. It’s the perfect place for couples seeking a romantic escape with an extra special t...

Las Casitas is in a quiet area of Playa Blanca and is suitable for families and couples looking for a relaxing and peaceful break away. This hotel is also suitable for those with walking difficulties ...

The Paradise Villas Club are beautifully designed villas located near the Marina Rubicon Harbour in Playa Blanca surrounded by exotic and peaceful gardens, suitable for families and couples....

A peaceful resort offering a wide range of facilities combined with comfortable self catering bungalows. This is the perfect complex for anyone who likes to relax and have plenty of entertainment....

The Sara Apartments offer all the comforts of home and a convenient location in the centre of Playa Blanca, providing easy access to all the resort amenities....

The Sun Grove Villas offer an ideal base for families and groups. Each villas benefits from a private pool and sun terrace....

The Susaeta Villas are comfortable villas with their own private swimming pools. The villas are near to all the local amenities making this the perfect choice for a self catering holiday....

Situated in the quiet area of Las Colorades on the outskirts of Playa Blanca, this complex of 3-bedroom villas is ideal for families seeking a peaceful location within easy reach of the beach and reso...

The Villas Coral Deluxe offers homely villas with all of the amenities for a more than comfortable stay in Lanzarote....

Located in a quiet area of Playa Blanca, this small boutique complex is an adult-only property offering individual villas with a shared pool. ...

Villas Vista Bonita offer the privacy of your own private pool and patio garden in walking distance of the beach and resort amenities....

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Beaches

The attractive sea front walk way runs the entire length of Playa Blanca (approx 9km) and is punctuated with 3 lovely beaches, the Rubicon Marina, the Playa Blanca harbour, shopping and dining areas and spectacular views to the island of Fuerteventura.

In addition to the golden sands of Playa Blanca and the sheltered, white sand bays of Playa Dorada and Playa Flamingo there are 6 further beaches on the outskirts of the resort, known as the Papagayo beaches. Whilst the resort beaches are backed by the coastal path, well serviced and close to bars and restaurants; the sandy Papagayo beaches are remote and backed by cliffs and the natural scenery of the Los Ajaches natural park.

Things to Do

Playa Blanca harbour is your gateway for a day trip to the neighbouring island of Fuerteventura, with ferry crossings from Playa Blanca to Corralejo taking just 20 minutes. Fishing trips, submarine tours and water-taxis to the Papagayo beaches are also readily available.

There are 2 water parks in Playa Blanca, the Aqua Lava at the Lanzasur Club which has a lazy river, fun slides for children and a wave pool and, a little further back from the coast, the Dino Park at the Paradise Island Hotel. The Dino Park boasts a great range of slides for all ages, from the freefall kamikaze slide to toboggan runs and spiral slides. There is also a lazy river and splash zone for the youngsters.

Trips to the Timanfaya National Park are readily available and the extent of the lava fields surrounded by craters really does make for a fascinating sight.

Out and About

The Rubicon Marina provides a chic setting for a drink or a meal at any time of the day or evening and is pleasant just to stroll across the plaza and along the boardwalks, admiring the yachts and watching the fish. The Marina also houses boutique shops, an art gallery, a supermarket, tennis courts, a sailing school and a diving centre. In addition, the Rubicon is the venue for the colourful street market which is held on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

From the Dino Park, or almost anywhere near that area, you should be able to see the deep red walls of the Montana Roja. It is a fairly steep, but easily managed, walk along the trail to the summit of this extinct volcano and walking around the rim of the crater will reward you with stunning views. Facing south, you can see all along the coast from the Faro de Pechiguera lighthouses to the Papagayo beaches and across to Fuerteventura. Facing northwards, the views are of the west coast and to the distant Timanfaya mountains.

Nearby Attractions

For some traditional rural charm, head out to the white-washed mountain village of Femes (8km) and enjoy a Canarian meal with stunning views over the countryside and Playa Blanca.

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