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Playa Blanca I Canaries I Lanzarote

Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca is situated on the south west of the island of Lanzarote and means white beach in Spanish. The large marina is a sophisticated destination for a holiday in a villa in Canary Islands and the third largest resort on the island. The Playa Blanca is 37 kilometres from the capital of Lanzarote, Arrecife and about 33 kilometres from the airport. Playa Blanca is a quieter resort than the Costa Teguise or Puerto del Carmen but still has great beaches, tapas bars and restaurants making it a superb place for self-catering in Spain.

3 Great Beaches

There are three beaches at Playa Blanca which are all in the same large bay, which is 9 kilometres long. Playa Blanca which the town is named after is a European Blue Flag Beach and is the most central of the 3 beaches in the resort. This means that there are plenty of cafes, bars, restaurants and shops nearby. The next beach along is the Playa Flamingo which is a sheltered beach good for families and also close to the promenade with all the facilities you need.. The Playa Dorada which means The Golden Beach has very soft sands and very popular with the locals due to its calm waters. This is also relatively close to the main resort so easily accessible. Book your holiday rentals Lanzarote and visit these fantastic beaches. If you are looking for something a bit more remote, then Papagayo is a superb beach away from the main resort which is best accessed by water taxi from the harbour in Playa Blanca or you can drive down the dirt road to access the beach. Staying in a villa in Canaries is a great way to enjoy the Playa Blanca.

Where to Eat and Drink

The nightlife in Playa Blanca is more relaxed than in some of the other popular resorts in Lanzarote but there are lots of nice places to eat and drink. On the beach at Playa Blanca there are some great seafood restaurants and you also have a good view of the nearby island of Fuerteventura. There is more upmarket shopping at the Marina Rubicon and this is also a good place for food and drink. You can also sit and watch the boats in the harbour and also visit to the Blue Note Jazz venue. Choose your holiday rentals Lanzarote and discover this fantastic resort and its great beaches.