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Sea Trek - Walk Underwater in Lanzarote
Sea Trek - Walk Underwater in Lanzarote 30 minutes
Discover the wonders of the sea as you walk underwater on a Sea Trek adventure. No diving experience required.
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Guided Scuba Diving (2 dives)
Guided Scuba Diving (2 dives) 5 hours
Explore the stunning underwater world of Lanzarote island featuring colourful coral reefs, sunken wrecks and abundance marine creatures like groupers, stingrays, morays and octopus. Approx. 5 hours
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PADI Discover Scuba Diving
PADI Discover Scuba Diving 2 hours
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PADI Open Water Diver course
PADI Open Water Diver course 3 days
PADI Open Water Diver is an internationally recognised qualification, allowing you to perform recreational dives of up to 18m in depth anywhere around the world. Get qualified in Lanzarote - a beautiful island above and below the water.
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Hiking on moon landscape of Lanzarote
Hiking on moon landscape of Lanzarote 3 hours
Witness the marvellous landscape and rock formations left behind by powerful nature forces in this well preserved outdoor volcano ‘museum’ of Natural Park of Volcanoes. Distance= 6km, Elevation= 150m, Difficulty=low, Duration=3 hours.
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XL Ride: Flexible 3 days “a la carte” surfing (All levels)
XL Ride: Flexible 3 days “a la carte” surfing (All levels) 3 days
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XXL Ride: 5 consecutive days of surfing (All levels)
XXL Ride: 5 consecutive days of surfing (All levels) 5 days
5 consecutive days of surfing for those who are serious about improving their surfing skills. You will receive full course, learn to surf in different waves and conditions. You will see how far you have come at the end of the week.
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Expert training: 10 days “Act and Think like a Surfer” (all levels)
Expert training: 10 days “Act and Think like a Surfer” (all levels) 10 days
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Travel Inspirations - Costa Teguise
Situated on the beautiful east coast of Lanzarote island is Costa Teguise - one of Lanzarote ’s main tourist resorts. The resort has good weather all year round with little rain, and four excellent beaches to top up your tan. These beaches are well linked and accessible via the pleasant seafront promenade which is enjoyable for a stroll or a jog. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone happy: windsurfing, diving, golfing, mountain biking, Aquarium, Aquapark, paint ball and many more. In fact, Costa Teguise is one of the stages for the Professional Windsurfers Association (PWA) world cup tour. Costa Teguise is not short of things to do when the sun goes down either, with many restaurants serving local and international cuisines competing to tempt your tastebuds. As for places to drink, there are English, Irish and Scottish bars, most with happy hours and live football screenings. This charming resort takes its name from the former capital of the island, Teguise, which is located around 16km away. History Costa Teguise has a fairly short history due to it being purpose-built for tourists in the 1970s. Its development has been carefully managed over the years, making it rather pleasing to the eye than the closeby tourist mecca Puerto del Carmen. Tourism began in the region with the opening of the Gran Meliá Salinas hotel, a six storey building overlooking the principal beach Playa de las Cucharas. The resort has been well designed, with a layout reminiscent to that of an old Canarian town with narrow streets and white washed buildings. Culture Costa Teguise is a melting pot of mixed culture from various European influences. Traces of Canarian culture can still be experienced through the various traditional restaurants, white washed buildings and festivals that take place in the resort. How To Get There By Bus: From Arecife, there are 24-hour bus service from Arrecife to Costa Teguise (buses number 01, 03 and 25, interchangeably). Buses depart every 20 minutes between 06:40 and 21:20, and at least once an hour throughout the night. Weekend buses also run 24-hour, with slightly frequency. Number 03 bus departs from Puerto del Carmen to Costa Teguise via Arrecife . There are buses from Costa Teguise to Teguise for its famous Sunday morning market. Bus number 11 (Sunday only) departs for Teguise market 5 times in the morning 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30 and 11:00; and return buses depart for Costa Teguise at 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:15 and 14:00. By Car: From Arrecife , Costa Teguise is only about 12 minutes drive away on LZ-14. From the airport, take LZ-2, LZ-3 then followed by LZ-14. Journey takes about 16 minutes. From Puerto del Carmen, take LZ-40 then follow the same route as described for airport above. Journey takes about 25 minutes. There are numerous taxi ranks outside the airport, or you can organise a direct transfer online before you leave. Economy Being one of the most popular tourist resorts of the island the economy of Costa Teguise is almost entirely based on tourism.
Sights Costa Teguise is a purpose-built beach holiday resort, therefore there are no particular noted sights to be found. Puerto Marinero is a pleasant area to explore especially in the Friday evenings (from 5pm) when the craft local market is held. A huge selection of restaurants offering cuisines from around the world can also be found here. The pleasant promenade with amazing sea-views is pleasant for a stroll, or a jog. Museums In Costa Teguise itself there are no museums or art galleries. However, the island has many cultural locations where you can quench your thirst for knowledge and flex your intellectual muscles.
Costa Teguise resort is excellent whether you like to chill out and relax in the sun or enjoy an active holiday. There are good conditions for various water sports and a number of schools offering surf lessons. You can also play golf or participate in the numerous tours and excursions available to visitors. Children will be delighted to explore marine species in the Aquarium or brave the exciting water-slides in Aquapark. For nature lovers, there are hiking excursions to explore the stunning volcanic landscapes of this island of fire. Lanzarote Aquarium With 33 aquariums and hundreds of marines spread across its property, Aquarium Lanzarote is the largest aquarium in the Canary Islands . Various species of sharks can be seen gilding through the underwater tunnel and the 400,000 litre capacity central tank. Children will be amused by different kinds of colourful marine species the likes of clown fish, fire ballon, and star fish. There are also three ‘hands-on’ aquariums for closer encounter with selected sea creatures. For those who dare, diving with sharks can be done at €149 per person per dive. Address: Centro Comercial El Trébol, Avenida de Las Acacias s/n, 35508 Costa Teguise, Lanzarote island. Telephone: +34 928 590 069 Opening hours: Daily 10:00 to 19:00 (July and August), 10:00 to 18:00 (Septempber to June), Christmas and New Year 11:00 to 18:00 Admission fees: Adults €12.50, seniors (over 65) €10, children (4-12) €8, children (0-3) free Mountain biking Costa Teguise's location on the middle of Lanzarote 's east coast makes it an ideal starting point for mountain bike excursions. Rent a bike and explore the islands diverse landscapes independently, or join a mountain bike tours with the likeminded. My Lanzarote This mountain bike centre hire out mountain bikes to children and adults. Prices start at €5 for a child's bike for the day, and €25 for a fully-equipped adult bike. Discounts are given for longer rentals (i.e.: 3, 5 or 7 days). The centre also offer guided tours through some of the most stunning sceneries on the island, including lava flows and rock gardens. Address: Centro Comercial Las Maretas 20B, 35508 Costa Teguise, Lanzarote island. Telephone: +34 628 102 177 Aquapark Aquapark is an excellent attraction for families with young children. This water fun park festures numerous exciting water slides and pools to keep the young and old amused. Other facilities available are lifeguards, changing rooms and restaurants. Aquapark also offers paintball games from €10 per person for half an hour (a minimal of 8 participants is required to commence the game). Address: Avenida del Golf, s/n, 35500 Costa Teguise, Lanzarote island. Telephone: +34 928 592 128 Opening hours: 4th April to 30th October 10:00 - 18:00 (water attractions close 15 minutes prior to park closure of the park) Admission fees: Adults €22.50, children (2-12 years old) €16 Windsurfing Costa Teguise has been dubbed 'windsurf paradise' for its excellent wind conditions, warm climate and water temperature. The strong but consistent trade-winds especially during summer time, has seen countless windsurf enthusiasts practising their skills in the crystal clear waters of Costa Teguise. The areas around Playa de las Cucharas and Playa de los Charcos in particular are the favourite wind surfing spots. Every year, Professional Windsurfers Association (PWA) windsurfing world cup is being held here, gathering even more crowd to the resort. There are a few windsurfing centres in Costa Teguise offering equipment rentals and courses from beginners to advanced levels. Windsurf Paradise Lanzarote The windsurfing centre is located on the Playa de las Cucharas beach offering the latest equipment and top quality instructors. If you want to learn or improve your skills you can choose from attending small group session or pay extra for individual coaching. The school is a member of the International German Windsurf School Association and offer courses for beginners. They have an international and dedicated team of instructors both male and female who are extremely enthusiastic about the sport. Address: Calle La Corvina 8, 35509 Costa Teguise, Lanzarote island. Telephone: +34 928 590 862 (office) 928 346 022 (school) Windsurfing Club Nathalie Simon Located on the best windsurfing spot Playa de las Cucharas beach, the club offers a complete range of courses for children, beginners and people of an advanced level. Accommodation and other activities are also available. Address: Centro Comercial las Maretas nº 2, Calle Marajo, 35508 Costa Teguise, Lanzarote island. Telephone: +34 928 590 731 Golf While playing on the 18 hole golf course, you can enjoy the spectacular views of the Lanzarote Lanscape. The golf course was designed in 1978 by the renowned architect John Harris. Green fees cost €68 and there is also a driving range and club rental facilities. Lesson and course are available for all levels and ages, 30 minute golf lessons start from €23. Costa Teguise Golf Address: Avenida del Golf s/n, 35508 Costa Teguise, Lanzarote island. Telephone: +34 928 590 512
Costa Teguise is blessed with a series of good beaches, which is the main reason why people holiday here. The beaches vary from having white fine sand, thick volcanic black sand and natural lava pebbles. Many of the hotels and apartahotels here enjoy close proximity to the beach. These beaches vary from having white fine sand, thick volcanic black sand to natural lava pebbles. All with different characters and environments, the beaches in the sequence of Playa de las Charcos, Playa de las Cucharas, Playa del Jablillo and Playa Bastián are linked by a pleasant seafront promenade. Playa de las Cucharas Playas de las Cucharas is about 600m long golden sandy beach with clear blue waters and probably the most appealing (and most crowded) in the resort. This is a great spot for windsurfing and other water sports. It is also the hot spot for the annual Professional Windsurfers Association (PWA) windsurfing world cup. The beach is equipped with disabled access, life guards, shops, and sport equipment rental, and a dive centre. The beach promenade is also pleasant for a morning or evening stroll. Less windy part of the beach can be found towards Hotel Gran Melia Salinas. Playa Bastián Though not as long as Playa de las Cucharas, this fine dark sand beach with palm trees is wide and less crowded - meaning more towel space. It is located next to the Playa del Jablillo and stretches along the promenade of Avenida de Los Cocederos. It is accessible by bus. Playa de los Charcos (beach) This small golden sand beach is pleasant and not crowded. It is also nice spot to practise windsurf. Youngsters can be seen playing volleyball or football on the beach. Playa de los Charcos is located north of the main beach Playa de las Cucharas. Playa del Jablillo (beach) Playa El Jablillo is a small swimming bay with beautiful fine white sand and turquoise waters. Unlike the neighbouring beaches, it is protected from the wind, making it calm and pleasant for families with young children. There beach is encircled by a small promenade adorned with a couple of miniature windmills. A dive centre can be spotted as you access the beach via Avenida del Jablillo.
Restaurants You can find all types of cuisine in the resort from Indian, Chinese, English, Irish, Polish and traditional Spanish/ Canarian cuisine. There is a choice of over 100 eating establishments if you are travelling with fussy eaters. Restaurante El Navarro This restaurants has an extensive selection of very tasty meals. From meat and fish dishes to pastas and gourmet burgers, there are something for everyone. The prices are a little on the high side but is definitely good value for money for the quality and deliciousness. Save some room for the irresistible desserts. Advanced booking is recommended. Address: Avenida del Mar 13, 35508 Costa Teguise, Lanzarote island. Telephone: +34 928 592 145 La Vaca Loca Restaurant This small and laid-back restaurant serves delicious steak, pizza and tapas with a great selection of wines. Meat dishes here are of good cut, well seasoned and juicy. Address: Pueblo Marinero, 35508 Costa Teguise, Lanzarote island. Casa Luis If you would like to sample Spanish/ Canarian food, then do not miss Casa Luis. The restaurant serves tapas, paella and a variety of delicious dishes. Choose from a selection of dishes to share with your companion(s), or the great value Menu del Dia (Menu of the Day), where you can have a starter, main, drink, coffee and dessert for under €8. Address: A venida del Mar, 6 , 35508 Costa Teguise, Lanzarote island. Nightlife The main shopping areas of Las Cucharas and Puerto Marinero have many shops, restaurants and bars. English, Irish and Scottish bars predominate with happy hours and live football screenings. Although the nightlife is quite upbeat, if you are a real party goer then make a short trip to Puerto del Carmen to enjoy numerous large clubs selling cheap drinks and playing electro dance tunes. Festivals The Spanish love a good party and Costa Teguise hosts a number of fiestas throughout the year. The summer months of June, July and August see various activities and events being held in this resort town. Dia de los Reyes This festival on January 6th is celebrated across the island and literally translates to the Three Holy Kings. They celebrate the eve of the epiphany in which three wise men brought gifts to the baby Jesus. Carnaval Every February/ March, Costa Teguise celebrates Carnival in a spectacular and colourful way. There are costume parades, drummers, music artists, and various leisure activities to keep the young and old entertained. Everyone comes dressed up in fancy outfits and there are no short of singing, dancing and drinking until early hours in the morning. For a traditional mix CastilianDiabletes (Devils) style of Carnival celebration, head to Teguise which is only 16km away. Fiesta de San Juan The festival on June 23rd is similar to bonfire night in the UK, and in celebration of the beginning of summer. People light fireworks and bonfires throughout the region. Día de San Ginés Beginning in the third week in August, this ten day festival is in homage to the patron saint of Arrecife and Lanzarote island. It includes a fairground and a fireworks display. Shopping Being a purpose built resort, Costa Teguise has a number of shops to meet your retail therapy needs. Most of these shops can be found along the promenade of Playa de las Cucharas beach, with the bustling Las Cucharas shopping mall being the focal point of the area. There is a reasonably sized craft market selling typical tourist trinkets in Pueblo Marinero on Friday evenings. There's a large Sunday morning market in Teguise, about 20 minutes drive away. Centro Comercial Las Cucharas This shopping complex boasts a variety of shops selling name brands, jewellery, and duty-free electronic goods. There are also shops selling crafts and souvenir items for friends and family at home. The shopping complex also houses cafés, restaurants and pubs for your dining and entertainment needs. Teguise Sunday market Teguise is around 13km drive away and hosts a Sunday morning market selling a great selection of local products including pottery, materials, art and trinkets. It is recommended you visit this place to find some true treasures rather than line your suitcase with the usual tourist tat on offer in many of the tourist shops on the island. You can book a three hour tour to the market where you will be collected from your hotel in an air conditioned bus for €10 per adult, and €5 per child. Ask your hotel or the local travel agent for further details.