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This resort will perfectly suit those tourists who want to relax from urban life and enjoy nature. Playa Blanca is a renowned center of family-friendly rest. The atmosphere here is quiet and calm, so tourists with children will feel truly comfortable. However, you will find numerous shops, entertainment centers and restaurants in Playa Blanca, so this place doesn’t look like the abandoned town. The life here is just unhurried and peaceful.
National cookery represents the harmonic combination of Mauritanian, Jewish and European traditions; it differs by variety of dishes and uses the wide row of food stuffs. Every national … Open
Since this resort is very young, it grows rapidly each year and keeps changing very quickly, so new hotels and shopping centers seem to appear all the time. Lanzarote is the calmest area of the town. Here is also located the largest beach of the town, which is named Playas de Papagayo. Costa Teguise and Puerto del Carmen are considered the liveliest areas of Playa Blanca. These places will be loved by people who adore nightlife and discos, the majority of which are located in the coastal zone.
The ancient tower Castillo de las Coloradas built in the beginning of the 18th century is the symbol of the town. Initially this protective facility was designed as a protection against pirates; today the fortress is depicted on the emblem of Playa Blanca. However, this place is famous not for its historical attractions, but for its beautiful beaches. Due to the proximity to the reefs the sea here is calm and the water is clear and clean. The resort has become very popular among diving fans. The underwater visibility reaches 20 meters here. This fact allows observing the splendor of the underwater world in all details. Copyright
Several years ago there was small fishing village at the scene of fashionable Playa Blanca resort. In counted years the modern resort complexes, dimensioned hotels and various entertaining … Open
We simply cannot fail to mention the local cuisine. Of course, seafood will be among the main dishes in any local restaurant, but the choice of delicacies offered in local restaurants will surprise even great connoisseurs of the Caribbean cuisine. The beach area is the location of numerous restaurants with open terraces. Here you can taste fish, which is cooked on coal, or order a kebab.
Sailboat – Velero, Lanzarote HDR 2 Fans of excursions will have a chance to visit the Lighthouse of Pechiger located on one of the most beautiful stretches of the coastline. Over the years it had served as a landmark for local fishermen who had to go fishing in any weather. The top of the lighthouse is currently equipped with a viewing platform allowing you to admire the panorama of the resort. A few more great observation sites can be found near an ancient fortress.
1. The one type of the public transport of the resort is bus, which plies between its territory every 30 minutes. Also at any time taxi is available for tourists. In spite of the fact that … Open
A popular destination for visitors to the resort is Marina Rubicón where a lot of interesting entertainments are available for tourists. They can enjoy boat trips, go fishing with local fishermen or visit a colorful local market. Local artisans present their goods on the pier twice a week - this market would be a great place to buy some souvenirs.
The main natural symbol of the Spanish resort is Montana Roja Volcano. Its last eruption happened a long time ago, and today it is considered to be sleeping. In the foothill areas, you can explore interesting hiking trails. Climbing to the top of the volcano is also very popular among fans of outdoor activities. The mount features a gentle slope, so no special training is needed. Its top offers a chic view of the resort area and the coast.
National cookery represents the harmonic combination of Mauritanian, Jewish and European traditions; it differs by variety of dishes and uses the wide row of food stuffs. Every national … Open
In the immediate vicinity of the resort is Los Ajaches Nature Reserve, which is sure to appeal to lovers of nature and hiking. In the reserve, you can admire rare plants and flowers and watch numerous exotic birds that consider this place their home. The central natural site of the reserve is the 562-meter-high Hacha Grande Mountain. Climbing to its top is another popular local activity.
Entrada – Entrance, Lanzarote HDR The most unusual sight of Playa Blanca can be called Laguna de Janubio - a salt pond located in its vicinity. Many years ago, saltworks were opened on its bank. They are still functioning and are the only object of its kind on the island. Tourists are offered exciting tours, during which they can observe different stages of the salt extraction process. A small pouch with this amazing salt would be a perfect memorable souvenir. These are just a few ways to diversify beach holidays in the popular resort of Playa Blanca.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Playa Blanca
♥   Castle 'Castle of Guanapay' Canary Islands, 34.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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National and city parks around Playa Blanca
♥   Natural Park 'Islote de Lobos' , 12.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nacional Park 'Timanfaya' , 18.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Corralejo' , 19.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Los Volcanes' , 20.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Archipiélago de Chinijo' , 53 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Playa Blanca from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Cueva de Los Verdes

From the series “Largest and Most Branched Caves on Earth”
These passages are equipped with the excellent lighting system. On the banks of one of the underground lakes was the tiny nice restaurant. Among the greatest secrets of the volcanic cave are the blind albino crabs, which usually dwell in the caves on the very great depth. The walk through the cave will definitely please the followers of the nerve kitzel. The itinerary stretches through the dangerous narrow passages and the edge of the slope. It is also necessary to mention the unique acoustic properties of the cave caused by the porous structure of their walls. On the upper level of the cave was the concert hall, where the performances are regularly performed. … Read further
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