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Flyboard Experience in Playa Blanca
Flyboard Experience in Playa Blanca 30 minutes
Flyboard, the most anticipated aquatic activity for thrill seeker! Be ready to get water-propelled up to 12 meter-high and zip through water if you dare! Join us for 30 or 60 minutes Flyboard experience and test your limits.
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Beach Watersports Combo Packs in Playa Blanca
Beach Watersports Combo Packs in Playa Blanca 30 minutes
Can’t get enough of adrenaline? Can’t decide which one to do? Or simply want it all? With water sports combo package you get more for your money! We have 6 combo packages to choose from!
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Parasailing in Playa Blanca 10 mins
Parasailing in Playa Blanca 10 mins 10 minutes
Strap up on our parasail and feel the uplifting sensation. Enjoy the stunning views around the southern coast of Playa Blanca whilst you sit back and fly through the air. See parts of the island from height between 50m and 400m.
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Jet Boating in Playa Blanca 20 mins
Jet Boating in Playa Blanca 20 mins 20 minutes
20 minutes adrenaline ride on our jet boat where you will feel the sensation of speed, wave bouncing and crazy turns. All these, amidst the fantastic southern coastal landscape of Playa Blanca.
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Banana Boat in Playa Blanca 10 mins
Banana Boat in Playa Blanca 10 mins 10 minutes
Hang on tight on the 10 minutes thrill and scream-filled banana boat ride. A fun water activity which will put your resistance to the test. Suitable for the families, friends and just on your own.
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Rent a Jetski (circuit ride) Playa Blanca
Rent a Jetski (circuit ride) Playa Blanca 20 minutes
Rent a jet ski in while holidaying in Playa Blanca and enjoy the thrill of speeding through the waves and refreshing splash.
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Jetski safari in Playa Blanca 2h
Jetski safari in Playa Blanca 2h 2 hours
Playa Blanca 2-hour jet ski safari that will take you to the beautiful beaches of Papagayo. Don’t forget to request for a stop to swim, snorkel or sunbathe!
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Mountain Bike tour Lanzarote
Mountain Bike tour Lanzarote 3.5 hours
Enjoy a mountain bike tour through through impressive and colorful volcanic landscapes of Timanfaya. Then peek into the past of Lanzarote on our journey through Teguise and the surrounding area.
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Travel Inspirations - Playa Blanca
Playa Blanca is a nice resort in Lanzarote with lengthy waterfront promenade framing its sandy beaches and coastline. Although not as popular as Puerto del Carmen, it is more relaxing and well facilitated with plenty choices of accommodation, restaurants, cafes and nightlife. The recently developed Marina Rubicón has certainly adds to the spark of the resort with its high end docks, boutique shops, restaurants and leisure activities. Located in the southern part of Lanzarote and only 30 minutes drive away from the airport, Playa Blanca is a convenient holiday resort for those who are keen to explore the volcanic region of the island. The El Golfo’s emerald lagoon, the impressive coastline of Los Hervideros, the colourful Salinas de Janubio salt plains and of course the Timanfaya National Park, are all within 30 minutes drive from Playa Blanca. Not just that, Playa Blanca is also the “gateway” to the neighbouring island of Fuerteventura, with ferry crossing taking just 25 minutes to Corralejo. And let’s not forget about the Papagayo beaches located just a few kilometres east of Playa Blanca - a series of untouched beautiful beaches - considered the best on the island. How to get there By Car: From Airport and Arrecife: take LZ-2 towards Yaiza and follow the sign to Playa Blanca. From Puerto del Carmen, leaving the resort on LZ-504, then take follow LZ-2 to Playa Blanca By Bus: From airport and Puerto del Carmen: Bus 161 and 261 travel between airport and Playa Blanca (stopping also at Puerto del Carmen) every half an hour between 06:00 and 22:30 on weekdays. Frequency reduces in weekends and public holidays. Journey takes 1 hour. http://intercitybuslanzarote.es/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1287&lang=en
Check out the watchtower once used to monitor pirates and spend some time strolling the chic Marina Rubicón. Timanfaya National Park, the emerald lagoon of El Golfo and the beautiful salt plains are all short drive away. Castillo de las Coloradas Also known as Castillo de Torre del Águila , this 18th century watchtower was built for the purpose of fending off pirates. This sturdy historical structure stands proudly on Punta del Águila, on the east of the newly developed Marina Rubicón. Marina Rubicón This beautiful and luxurious marina is a newly-developed leisure harbour offering high quality yachting and boat services along with boutique shops, restaurants and leisure activities. Just a short walk from Playa Blanca town centre, it is an excellent place for a relaxing walk, shopping, have a drink or sampling the many cuisines available.
There are plenty of things to do in Playa Blanca. When you had enough of swimming and sun bathing on the beach, why not hop on a catamaran cruise, join a dive trip or walk up the Montaña Roja for an expansive view of the town? Alternatively, explore the beautiful island on a jeep safari tour.
Playa Blanca’s coast is made up of three main bays, namely Playa Dorada on the east, Playa Flamingo on the west and Playa Blanca being wedged in the middle. Located on the east however, lay the Papagayo beaches, one of the best on the island. Playa Blanca beach Translated as “white beach”, this is the town beach of Playa Blanca. Given its accessibility and small size, the beach does often get crowded. Should this happens, need not worry. The bigger beach, Playa Dorada, is just a short walk away on a pleasant promenade, east of Playa Blanca. Playa Dorada beach Located on the east of Playa Blanca beach is Playa Dorada, literally translated as the golden beach. The two beaches are connected by the Avenida Maritima promenade which is a pleasant 10 minutes stroll away. Playa Dorada is the biggest of the three main beaches and is sheltered by wave barriers from both side. There are sun lounges for rent many water activities on offer such as banana boats, jet skis and parascending. With shops, cafes, big resorts nearby, this beach is very popular amongst tourists Playa Flamingo beach Playa Flamingo is located on the west of Playa Blanca, just past Punta Limones. Although slightly out of town centre, there are shops and cafes along it for your convenience, and the area is developing. There are a number of small sandy coves along the west of Playa Flamingo, but with less facilities. Papagayo beaches The best beaches of the Playa Blanca area, and arguably of the island, would have to be the beaches of Papagayo. Forming part of the Papagayo Natural Park, you can access the beaches on dirt track and there will be a small entrance fee to pay. It is reachable by car but do make sure it is not part of the “non-allowed” places imposed by some of the rental car companies. Given its remoteness, facilities are limited and slightly pricey. There are water taxis taking you to the beaches from Marina Rubicón and the harbour of Playa Blanca. You can also bike there if you are keen. Alternatively, you can sail along the beautiful coast on a catamaran with lunch, drinks, snorkeling gear and jet ski ride included. Click here for more info. Free pick up from Playa Blanca, Costa Teguise and Puerto del Carmen.
Festivals: Apart from the usual celebrations such as Easter and Christmas, Carnival and Fiesta del Carmen are two of the much celebrated festivals in Playa Blanca. Carnival Carnival is celebrated throughout the Canary Islands in late February to March. Various activities and costume parades can be enjoyed in Playa Blanca during this time. Fiesta del Carmen In honouring the sea patron saint, possession is held in the month of July in Playa Blanca around the town’s church. This festival is also celebrated in other fishing villages of Lanzarote . Restaurants: Many restaurants offering local and international cuisines line the seafront of Playa Blanca. A number of good one can also be found dotting the town center and Marina Rubicón. The difficult part would be deciding which one to go for. El Mano Casa de Comida Located in the Marina Rubicón area right beside the water with view of the Marina, this pleasant Spanish restaurant offers fresh seafood and meat dishes such as lobsters, paella, suckling pigs and steaks. Where: Calle del Berrugo 2, Urbanización Castillo de Águila, Marina Rubicón, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote . Telephone: +34 606 315 086 Bar-Restaurant Atlantico Serving Portuguese cuisine, the passionate owner of this restaurant focuses on details and hands-on approach to his cooking. Where: Avenida Papagayo, no. 75, 35580 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote. Telephone: +34 656 973 060 Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 18:00 to 23:30, Sunday closed. Plaice in the Sun For those who had enough of local food and would like a piece of greasy naughtiness, head to Plaice in the Sun in Central Comercial Papagayo for the award-winning fish, home made chips and mushy peas. Cold beer and wines available. Where: Central Comercial Papagayo, 35570 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote Telephone: +34 669 005 231 Nightlife: Although not as “happening” as Puerto del Carmen, there are still many places in Playa Blanca for nice live music, karaoke, and some dancing, particularly in the weekends. Shopping centers the likes of Centro Comercial Papagayo and Centro Comercial Punta Limones boasts many entertainment establishments. Things don’t really kick off until mid night here, so pace yourself, have a nice lengthy dinner and some cocktails beforehand. Marea Terraza Lounge Bar This chill out cocktail bar is famed for its chill out ambience and delicious cocktails. Head there for a afternoon coffee or light lunch with excellent views of the sea. Also a great “in-between” option for after dinner and before a night out dancing. Where: Centro Comercial La Mulata, Calle Lanzarote (next to Hotel Natura Palace), 35580 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote. Telephone: +34 928 518 842 Shopping There are several centro comercial (shopping malls) in Playa Blanca offering the usual high street brands. Many shops can also be found in town centre and near the beaches, especially Playa Dorada. If you are in Playa Blanca on a Wednesday or Saturday, do pop in the morning market in Marina Rubicón. Marina Rubicón If you love market or are looking for some souvenirs to take home with you, there’s a market held twice a week at the shore-side of Marina Rubicón. Good selections of products such as local handicrafts, wines, jewelry and gifts can be found there. Walking from Playa Blanca or Playa Dorada, head east via the Avenida Maritima promenade. Journey takes about 15 minutes. Where: Marina Rubicón, Urbanización Castillo del Aguila, Calle el Berrugo, 2, 35580 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote .