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Playa Blanca Hotels and Apartments

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Playa Blanca Hotels and Apartments

Thanks to the unspoiled beaches of Playa Blanca, the newest resort of the island has also become one of the largest and most visited on the island. The increase in tourism gave business to many hotels in Playa Blanca and led to the development of the resort which has now several options for all. Villas and apartments are spread all over the resort and best for finding cheap accommodation in Playa Blanca. You can also find sunbathed, white washed traditional villas nestled in the beach rocks some of which offer spa onsite with natural therapeutic elements. Many hotels in Playa Blanca are surrounding the water park and many more in the beach and marina area.

Playa Blanca Overview

The beach resort town of Playa Blanca is the southernmost town of the Spanish island of Lanzarote, which is the 4th largest of the Canary Islands. The entire stretch of long coastline of Playa Blanca is divided into Playa Dorada, Playa Blanca and Playa Flamingo. This resort town of Playa Blanca is adorned by the dormant volcano Montana Roja on the west and the hill town of Castillo del Aguila on the east, and in the north there is the nature park of Los Ajaches and blue expanse of Atlantic sea on the south are the primary reasons for Playa Blanca holidays. Due to its tranquil beaches, it is also preferred by couples and honeymooners.

Where to Stay on your Playa Blanca Holiday

Playa Blanca holidays are mostly laid back as is the town life and ideal for families and adventure lovers alike. Most hotels in Playa Blanca are all-inclusive while all of them have one or more swimming pools and restaurant and bar, and ideal for families. Many offer free transport to airport. You can also find great deals for individual and chain 4 and 5 star hotels in Playa Blanca like Iberostar, H10, Melia, etc. The luxury hotels in Playa Blanca like the Princesa Yaiza Suite, Elba Lanzarote Royal Village, La Brisas Resort, etc. offer an experience to remember. Many 2 to 3-stars hotels and studios and simple yet cozy apartments are available if you are looking for cheap hotels in Playa Blanca or wish to stay longer.

Things to See and Do in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca holidays is dominated by beaches - you can find all different kinds of beach, from the white sandy beaches to pebbled beaches. The Playa Flamingo white sand beach and Playa Mujeres is located at half an hour walk from the Playa Blanca centre but yet most popular. These beaches provide striking atmosphere for surfing, diving, kayaking and bike tour. You can also go island hopping, boat excursions, day trips to the nearby Atlantic Museum, Castillo de las Colorados Castle and the Faro de Pechiguera lighthouse, Nature Park, Acualava Water park, etc.

Nightlife in Playa Blanca

Although nightlife in Playa Blanca is low key compared to the rest of the island, most of the bars like the Galeria bar, Barney’s (also known for great music and burgers), Wax bar, Marea Terraza lounge bar, etc. are open till 11 or 11:30 pm. A few bars are also open till 2 am like Jungle bar, Waikiki bar, Bar Arena, the Terrace bar, the King’s Head, and thus the hottest places in town. If you are looking for authentic Irish pubs, then the Irish Anvil bar and Mollies is it. Some hotels in Playa Blanca organize live entertainment and DJ nights in the weekends and theme nights in the peak season.

Food options in Playa Blanca

The food in Playa Blanca, like the rest of the island is characterized by use of fresh locally sourced produce, more greens and less of meat and fat. They, however, love fish and seafood and take pride on some of the traditional seafood recipes served with red or green mojo. Sancocho, Gofio, papas arrugadas which is the famous wrinkled potatoes, are some of the must try traditional dishes on your Playa Blanca holiday. There are some good seafood restaurants on the beach promenade overlooking the central Playa Blanca beach. In the Marina Rubicon, you will find all cuisines including fusion, fast food, American, Asian, British, Canarian, etc. You can also enjoy tapas at the tapas bars or just chill at the cafes here.

Shopping in Playa Blanca

Centro Comercial EL Pueblo is the most important shopping plaza of Playa Blanca. It has plenty of restaurants, stores for clothing accessories, leather, etc. Some other good places to shop are Punta Limones, Marina Rubicon shopping centre, Rubicon shop and fun, the mint company, Tatoo Inn, FT group, Motobike, etc. Enkanto is famous for local ceramics art. The Papagayo leisure centre is a popular place and attracts the tourists from all over the town. The town centre and the walk along the promenade are lined with supermarkets and shops for tourist and convenient shopping. You will also come across hundreds of smaller local shops.

Interesting facts about Playa Blanca

The resort experiences spring like weather all the round and you can practically book your Playa Blanca holidays without thinking about the climate. The resort will surprise you with its diversity and uniqueness at the same time. Like the rest of the island, the resort of Playa Blanca is conveniently connected with the rest of the island and also within town. You will also find cheap car rentals if you want to explore and live like a local.

Fast Facts about Playa Blanca

Currency: Euro

Language: Spanish

Nearest airport: Lanzarote Airport (ACE)

Flight time from Dublin to Playa Blanca: 4 hours approx.

Transfer time from airport to Playa Blanca: 30 minutes

Time difference between Dublin and Playa Blanca: No time difference



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Playa Blanca Reviews

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10/10 Amazing

23 November 2011

Playa Blanca, the best resort on the whole of Lanzarote.

Playa Blanca is the best spot on Lanzarote in my opinion. The seafront and harbour is a great location, some fantastic restaurants. including what we consider to be the best Indian restaurant in the world ' Spices' .. Seriously, this place is incredible. If you like super hot British curries, then this probably isn't the place, instead, the curries are more about flavour than heat...spicy but wonderfully flavourful. The chef used to work at the 5* Marriot in Bombay and it shows. Also great to have a couple of shandies in the Kings Head, while the football is on, looking out to sea. Love the place! Costa Teguise is a modern resort, and has no soul in my opinion. Peurto Del Carmen is for younger people who like a good drink and the nightlife.... Playa is more chilled!

The best thing about my stay was ...

The waterfront, restaurants and shops.

10/10 Amazing

19 May 2011

Fantastic Resort - this was our 10th trip

Beautiful resort, lots of good restaurants. Its very clean and tidy and well maintained. Good restaurants to try are Tipico Canario next to the Jumbo Chinese. Also Jumbo Chinese. They are both on the promenade at the far end ie the opposite end from the ferry port. All restaurants we've visited have been good but the above 2 are our favourties.

10/10 Amazing

02 August 2013

Playa Blanca

Beautiful walks, lovely restaurants

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10/10 Amazing

15 September 2012

Excellent central location

Hotel was ideally situated between marina rubicon and playa blanca, beautiful walkway to each! Can't recommend location enough

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Such a classy place

10/10 Amazing

06 February 2011

Lovely clean resort

Nothing tacky about Playa Blanca unlike other areas of the Canaries

The best thing about my stay was ...

The Cliff walk into the Marina

10/10 Amazing

22 October 2013

holiday for familys

nice quiet place, been in porto del carmen twice and took day trip to playa blanca da last time and fell in love! so decided to stay in here for the third time! shopping in quite good love the market on wed and sat! lovely walk along the beach from one end of the town to the other with plenty shops and restaurants and pubs! planning on going back again next year! recommend it anybody who looking for relaxin and quiet holiday!

The best thing about my stay was ...

clean and quiet, plenty things to do!

10/10 Amazing

19 October 2011

Best Place ever

Have to say love this place, it has everything you would want on a holiday except no drunks falling around, spotlessly clean, secic, fabulous food and of course Mollies irish Bar where you will be greaqted by the nicest patrons Mollie (gwen) and Des who ownt he bar there. The food is amazing the views from the rooftop bar are spectacular and they go out of thier way to make you comfortable, music every night and crac ninety. overall a great place

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cant faulot it

10/10 Amazing

18 November 2012

Very good resort

Very pleasant quiet resort. Good beaches. Large selection of bars and restaurants

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Quietish location but still plenty to choose from

10/10 Amazing

06 October 2010

Playa Blanca

Excellent beach of golden sand with just enough to do. Spent most evenings in Rubicon Marina browsing the shops and eating in excellent Italian Pizzeria followed by few drinks in the Jungle Bar or Mollys - both have live music nightly. Also ate in the Princessa Yaiza hotel - ( dinner twice in the Italian & Ice creams in the gelaterie). - Expensive but excellent - lovely for a change. Note the resort is nothing like Puerto del Carmen - everything finishes much earlier here.

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Everything - Fab holiday

10/10 Amazing

11 November 2012


Quiet, select, not rowdy but family and couple friendly. Restaurants all good with nice food and a really relaxed atmosphere.

The best thing about my stay was ...

Relaxed atmosphere

10/10 Amazing

22 January 2011

One of our favourite destinations. This was our 5th visit.

A quiet resort ideal for the older traveller.

The best thing about my stay was ...

Marina area.

10/10 Amazing

04 September 2010

Playa Blanca is lovely

The resort of Playa Blanca is really nice

10/10 Amazing

23 November 2011

great destination

staying at the Lanzasur we only ventured to its local beach, with shops and restaurants, which was good enough for us, and a lovely stroll back up the hill from the beach..

10/10 Amazing

21 November 2010

Pleasant and peacful resort

Relatively small town but plenty of restaurants and modest collection of basic shops. Playa Dorada beach is clean white sand and safe swimming.

The best thing about my stay was ...

Relaxed location

10/10 Amazing

14 October 2013

Everything you need

We've stayed in Playa Blanca before so we knew (mostly) what to expect. Love it there - plenty of bars and restaurants, beaches ad trips to book if you want to.

The best thing about my stay was ...

Very friendly

10/10 Amazing

08 April 2012

family friendly resort

This resort is great for families, there are lovely White sandy beaches, great shopping a lovely new marina, large choice of restaurants, amusements for the kids and friendly local people. Only 30 mins transfer from the airport. Good resort for couples and families.

The best thing about my stay was ...

The views to Fuerteventura.

10/10 Amazing

06 April 2011



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10/10 Amazing

19 November 2012

Brilliant Resort

Best resort, we keep coming back for more:-)

10/10 Amazing

07 September 2013


perfect, scenice quiet family location !!

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10/10 Amazing

06 June 2011


beautiful, relaxing and very friendly

The best thing about my stay was ...

relaxing and friendly