Unlike the its fellow Canary Islands Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria, Lanzarote is not so much a tourist hub, as its principle visitors are researchers and academics who come to this island to study the flora and fauna which grow freely in the protected habitat of the natural reserve. If you're looking to book a holiday in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote villas could be the perfect setting for you, as you can appreciate the beauty of the extreme landscape here but also never be too far from the stunning beaches. It’s here that holidaymakers can find that perfect combination of secluded beachside relaxation and adventure, with all of the incredibly breathtaking volcanic landscapes, plants and animals that Lanzarote apartments have to offer.
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Lanzarote has been inscribed in the United Nations registry of protected biospheres, and its secrets are still being discovered. The best way to discover this fascinating world just outside the door of your Lanzarote villas is to book a tour. Better than any guide are the perennial experts, who are also renowned for being fun characters. Of course, package tours are available to visitors who would like them, and offer a great value for a very complete tour of Lanzarote, with fun facts simplified for a layman’s ear. These tour packages are often offered in conjunction with other Canary Islands. Step out from the comfort of your holiday rental property and discover the enchanting biosphere of Lanzarote. For totally surreal volcanic landscapes that contrast dramatic blacks and reds, go to Timanfaya National Park in the south west, north of Playa Blanca. Exceptional views of the island and surrounding seascape can be had at the Mirador del Rio, with the shimmering tope of La Graciosa cutting into an otherwise clear, sparkling, turquoise Atlantic Ocean. The Mirador also has one of the islands best, mellowest bars so be sure to crelax over a few cocktails.
Relax on the famous Farmara beach in Lanzarote
Farmara Beach is by far one of the most beautiful beaches. Lounge about all day or play in the refreshing, unbelievably transparent waters. There are a variety of water sports to take part in in this area, such as waterskiing and kite surfing. The most popular beach holiday destination in Lanzarote is probably Puerto del Carmen, being the most tourist-oriented area here, with an atmosphere much like that of Gran Canaria. With six kilometres of beaches and plenty of bars and clubs around at night, this is the perfect location for anyone looking for a simple, relaxing holiday. South east of the island you will also find great beaches along the coast in areas such as the capital Arrecife or Costa Teguise, so there is sure to beach within reach of your villa during your stay here.