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Playa Blanca is the most southerly resort on Lanzarote, enjoying temperatures of between 22°-24° in the winter and 26°-30° during the summer months. The wonderful coastline consists of a 9km long bay which is broken up into 3 fine sand beaches, all of which are well sheltered and perfect for sunbathing and swimming.
A stroll around the beautiful harbour and marina, with brightly painted working boats and original buildings, gives you a feel for this once small fishing village. There are a good selection of restaurants and bars to choose from in Playa Blanca, specialising in local cuisine, such as fish in a spicy sauce known as `mojo`, and salted potatoes in their skins known as `papas arugadas`, as well as international cuisine from around the world, including many British dishes. Playa Blanca has supermarkets and tourist shops, for those souvenirs, designer shops in the new Rubicon Marina area and the few music bars in Playa Blanca provide live entertainment and professional shows, though if you are looking for a lively night out then a taxi (30 mins) to Puerto Del Carmen is worth a visit.For those lovers of watersports you can book from the beachfront anything from boat trips to the Papagayo beaches, scuba diving to a short ferry ride over to Fuerteventura.
Playa Blanca is approximately 30 minutes from Lanzarote Arrecife Airport - 36km (22 miles).
The 3 fantastic beaches in Playa Blanca are all sandy and clean. The Playa Blanca beach is central to the resort, while Playa Dorada, translated as the `Golden Beach`, is very close by and Playa Flamingo is just a few minutes walk west along the seafront.
Blue Flag Beaches
Playa Blanca beach, in the centre of the resort, has a European Blue flag award for cleanliness.
Some of the highly recommended restaurants in Playa Blanca include La Bocaina, Casa Pedro and Brisa Marina, although there are plenty of great eateries overlooking the beach and the lights of Fuerteventura. All of these will cater for adults and kids, offering a great range of local and international cuisine.
Great Day Trips
A trip by boat or land to Papagayo is well worth it to see this beautiful area that is a series of small sheltered bays separated by high cliffs which is a protected national park. The ferry to nearby Fuerteventura is popular with shoppers and day-trippers.
Ideal for Couples
Whether strolling along the number of beaches or sitting watching the sun go down in the seafront bars, looking out to Fuerteventura`s bright lights, couples will enjoy the leisurely pace of Playa Blanca.
Great for Families
Playa Blanca attracts families due to it`s spectacular beaches, plenty of activities and day trips while at the same time keeping a relaxing, peaceful vibe.