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Playa Blanca

A Comprehensive Retreat Guide

Immersing in the Charm of Playa Blanca


Embrace the elegance of Playa Blanca, a serene villa holiday destination framed by pristine beaches, timeless architecture, and panoramic vistas.


From your posh Playa Blanca abode, you can embark on a journey along the 8km uninterrupted coastal promenade, edged with quaint, low-rise constructions echoing the island's signature style.


As you wander, you’ll discover numerous eateries and cafes poised against a backdrop of the resort’s sun-kissed shores.

Immersing Playa Blanca
Playa Blanca sea Lanzarote
Retail Delights

Retail Delights & Market Hubs


The heart of Playa Blanca boasts a diverse retail scene with mini markets and souvenir stores.


But for those seeking upscale shopping experiences, the chic Rubicon Marina offers designer boutiques and a state-of-the-art supermarket.


The marina comes alive during its bi-weekly artisan markets on Wednesdays and Saturdays, where one can indulge in local crafts and treasures.


For an extensive market experience, venture to the renowned Teguise Market, a scenic 40-minute drive away.

Sunset at Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

Culinary Journey & Night-time Serenades


The seaside promenade is dotted with a multitude of dining options, from German bakeries to Italian delicacies and Indian delights.


For a touch of luxury, the Rubicon Marina offers refined dining choices alongside an authentic French bakery.


Evening revelries might be understated, but they resonate with live jazz performances and sporadic karaoke nights, ensuring evenings in Playa Blanca are always vibrant.

Night Time Playa Blanca
Play Blanca Beach Lanzarote

Sandy Shores & Coastal Wonders


Playa Blanca boasts a trio of golden beaches:

  • Playa Flamingo: A tranquil bay where local fishermen often hunt for exotic marine delights. Essential amenities are conveniently located nearby.

  • Playa Blanca Beach: A snug stretch neighboring the promenade, granting easy access to the bustling cafes and eateries.

  • Playa Dorada: The grandest of the trio, offering ample shade with its parasols and sunbed loungers.

Journey further east to discover Las Coloradas, a pebbly marvel complemented by a promenade of delectable eateries. And a stone's throw away is the renowned Papagayo Beach, nestled within Los Ajaches Natural Park, promising a breathtaking experience with limited, yet picturesque, facilities.

Sandy Shores Playa Blanca
Playa Blanca Aerial View Lanzarote

Adventures for the Whole Family


With the azure waters as its playground, Playa Blanca teems with aquatic ventures. Set sail and explore the island's majestic coasts, delve into the world of deep-sea fishing, or embark on a day trip to the mesmerizing island of Fuerteventura.


Watersports, from snorkeling to diving, are a heartbeat away. Family-centric attractions like the Aqua Lava water park and the 10 Pin Bowling alley promise fun-filled afternoons.

For a more diverse experience, the Rancho Texas Animal Park, situated near Puerto del Carmen (a short 30-minute drive), offers fascinating encounters with marine and terrestrial wonders, complemented by evening country and western spectacles.

Adventures Family

Captivating Attractions & Must-Visits

  • Timanfaya National Park: A mere 20-minute journey reveals the volcanic grandeur of this national treasure. Traverse the land via guided tours or opt for an exhilarating camel trek.

  • Museo Atlantico: Europe's exclusive underwater museum beckons with a surreal collection of sculptures submerged 15 meters below, easily accessible via the resort's dive centers.

  • Jameos Del Agua: Situated on Lanzarote's northeastern edge, this intricate cave system, housing the unique blind albino crab, promises an oasis of serenity.

Must Visits



Playa Blanca isn't just a destination; it's an experience. From its pristine beaches to its vibrant markets and gastronomic delights, it offers something for everyone.


Dive into the myriad of experiences and craft memories that will linger long after you've departed from this island gem.


Questions and Answers

Some often questions often asked in connection with Playa Blanca and may help you to get to know the island more:

questions and answers

Q. Is Playa Blanca Lanzarote lively?


A. Playa Blanca is a relatively quiet resort town, with a more laid-back atmosphere than some of the other tourist destinations on the island. However, there are still plenty of things to do and see in the area, including beaches, restaurants, and bars.

Q. Is Playa Blanca Lanzarote windy?


A. Lanzarote is known for its trade winds, which can be quite strong at times. However, Playa Blanca is located on the southern coast of the island, which tends to be less windy than other areas.

Q. Where is Playa Blanca Lanzarote?


A. Playa Blanca is located on the southern coast of Lanzarote, in the municipality of Yaiza.

Q. What is Playa Blanca Lanzarote like?


A. Playa Blanca is a charming resort town with a relaxed atmosphere and plenty of amenities for tourists. The town has a beautiful beach, a marina, and a wide variety of restaurants and bars.

Q. Is there a market in Playa Blanca Lanzarote?


A. Yes, there is a market in Playa Blanca that takes place every Wednesday and Saturday from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The market offers a wide variety of goods, including local crafts, clothing, and souvenirs.

Q. What is the weather like in Playa Blanca Lanzarote? 

A. The weather in Playa Blanca is generally warm and sunny throughout the year, with average temperatures ranging from 20°C (68°F) in January to 29°C (84°F) in August. However, it’s worth noting that Lanzarote can be quite windy at times due to its location in the Atlantic Ocean.

Q. What is the monthly weather like in Playa Blanca Lanzarote?


A. The weather in Playa Blanca is warm and sunny throughout most of the year. However, there can be some variation in temperature and precipitation depending on the season. For example, January tends to be the coolest month with an average temperature of 20°C (68°F), while August is typically the warmest month with an average temperature of 29°C (84°F).

Q. What day is the market in Playa Blanca Lanzarote?

A. The market in Playa Blanca takes place every Wednesday and Saturday from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

On this site we try to answer as many of your questions on each page to help with your visit to Lanzarote. More information about other resorts can be found on our Lanzarote resorts page.

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