One of the best things to do in Lanzarote is to visit Europe's first and only underwater museum- The Museo Atlantico. Displaying the art by British sculptor Jason deCaires Tayor, this specialty underwater museum is themed on Ocean and Marine life conservation.
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What to Do in and around Lanzarote
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Las Palmas, Lanzarote, Spain
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Parque Nacional de Timanfaya or the Timanfaya National Park is a ‘Martian’ landscape with rare plant species. The history of the place goes like this- during the time between 1730 to 1736, more than a100 volcanoes erupted in the region. Covering more than 50 km², these volcanic eruptions devastated this part of the island, including several villages. Due to lack of erosion, this area appears pretty much the same as it did just after the eruptions. Hence, it looks like the surface of Mars! The area was declared a national park in the year 1968. At the park, several demonstrations of how hot the area is are given. Sample this- dry brush thrown into a hole in the ground catches fire immediately, while water poured into a bore hole erupts seconds later in the form of steam! While it is not possible to wander freely around the volcanoes, a guided trip around the National Park is included in the entry fee.
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Punta Mujeres, Lanzarote, Las Palmas, Las Palmas, Spain
10:00 am - 06:30 pm
The Jameos del Agua is a natural and then manmade wonder and is located inside the volcanic tunnel created by the eruption of La Corona Vulcano. Within it is a geological formation- an internal lake! The Jameos was conceived by island born artist and architect Cesar Manrique, during the 1960's. His plan was to fuse art with nature. The end result? A marvellous creation on his native Lanzarote! You have to visit the site to believe it.
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Caleta de Famara, Lanzarote, Spain
Caleta de Famara is a small coastal village located on the north shore of Lanzarote. It has several restaurants, bars and spas along with good accommodation options. The Famara beach of the village is a remote 3 kilometre long stretch of sand and dunes. A beautiful and unique landscape, the beach is a perfect place for surfers, joggers, sun bathers, windsurfers and leisure lovers. Spend a day or two of your Lanzarote tour in this quaint village.
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09:00 am - 02:00 pm
Teguise is the old capital of Lanzarote. Every Sunday morning, it is witness to the Island's biggest and oldest open-air Market. The town itself is a charming one with many of its buildings dating back to the 17th century. The Sunday Market has hundreds of stalls selling everything, from clothes, shoes, ceramics, handbags, paintings, toys, and crafts to fake designer goods! A must visit for bargain hunters.
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Calle los Loros, 2, 35259 Teguise, Las Palmas, Las Palmas, Spain
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Nestled into the hillside in Nazaret, the Lagomar is a museum, art gallery, bar and restaurant. It was opened to the public in the year 1997. Legend goes that this heavenly place once belonged to actor Omar Sharif. He fell in love with the house so much (while filming in Lanzarote) that he purchased it. However, Sharif was the owner for less than a day! Because, he lost it to the Nazaret Oasis's developer, Sam Benady, in a game of bridge! A beautiful and serene place, the LagOmar is a must visit for architecture and interior designing buffs.
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Puerto Marina Rubicón, Calle el Berrugo, 2, 35580 Playa Blanca, Las Palmas, Spain
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Europe’s very first underwater museum, Museo Atlantico, also known as Museo Atlantico Lanzarote opened up off the Spanish waters of Lanzarote on 10th of January 2017. This speciality underwater museum is the fantastic brain-child of British sculptor Jason deCaires Tayor. The museum exhibits excellent installations that speak about ocean conservation, marine conservation and the human invasion of nature. Through the fantastic sculptures, this one-of-its kind underwater museum aims to create awareness about environmental conservation. The museum has an underwater botanical garden that will be a home to sea creatures. Each sculpture narrates a story in accordance of the underlying theme of the museum. The museum project of Museo Atlantico Lanzarote is 12 metres deep in the sea and spans over an area of 2500 square metres. It can be accessed by divers and tourists with proper diving training.
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Urbanizacion Castillo del Aguila, Calle el Berrugo, 2, 35580 Playa Blanca, Las Palmas, Spain
The Marina Rubicon is a bay area in Playa Blanca. Having a port, you will find many yachts and boats harboured over here. Full of a wide range of recreational and leisure activities, the port is surrounded by shops, excellent restaurants and bars. The area surrounding the Marina has romantic bridges, plazas, cobbled streets, art galleries and exclusive boutiques. If you want to take the love of your life on a romantic date, this is the place to head over to!
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Noruega, s/n, 35510 Puerto del Carmen, Las Palmas, Spain
09:30 am - 05:30 pm
Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park is an animal park located just outside Puerto Del Carmen. It is home to white tigers, cougars, pumas, buffalos, bison, Nile crocodiles and many more animals. It also has Parrots, sea lions and birds of prey shows everyday. Within the park are gardens, waterfalls, an Indian Village, a Reptilarium, pony ride options, a splash pool, water games and a lot more. A must visit with your family and kids.
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Calle Jorge Luis Borges, 10, 35507 Tahiche, Las Palmas, Las Palmas, Spain
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Cesar Manrique (1919-1992) was born in Arrecife, Lanzarote. An imaginative and fantastic artist, he aimed at bridging the gap between manmade wonders and natural formations. The Fundacion Cesar Manrique used to be the place of his residence. A must visit for art, sculpture, nature, architecture and photography lovers.
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35520 Haría, Las Palmas, Spain
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Cueva de los Verdes is situated in the northern part of Lanzarote and forms part of a spectacular system of underground tunnels and caves (grottoes). It is one of the most interesting volcanic formations on the island and is also one of the longest volcanic galleries in the world! The caves and tunnels were created as a result of an eruption from the volcano Monte Corona between three and five thousand years ago when a major stream of lava was ejected. The surface of the lava cooled quickly and hardened while the steaming lava continued to flow underneath the hardened basaltic layer.
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Rambla Medular, 15, 35500 Arrecife, Las Palmas, Spain
10:00 am - 05:45 pm
The Mirador del Rio is cliff top structure which offers stunning panoramic view of Lanzarote. El Mirador del Río is one of the most stunning architectural creations by César Manrique. It is located high up on the Risco de Famara at an altitude of 474 metres. From here, one can see the Archipiélago Chinijo Natural Reserve and the Famara Cliff.
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Punta de Papagayo, Lanzarote, Spain
The Punta de Papagayo is located at the southernmost tip of Lanzarote. It is an area of spectacular beauty and includes five secluded and marvellous golden sandy beaches. The Playas del Papagayo is one of the beach and is part of a protected area called the Monumento Natural de Los Ajaches.
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Carretera General del Norte, s/n, 35530 Guatiza, Lanzarote, Las Palmas, Spain
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Located in the town of Guatiza, municipality of Teguise, the Cactus Garden is another magnificent example of César Manrique’s artistry. You will find a double staircase that leads you to a walk through wonderland. Winding cobbled paved paths and stairways connect different areas of the garden. The garden is home to around 7200 specimens of over 1100 cactus species from different places like Peru, Mexico, Chile, USA, Kenya, Tanzania, Madagascar, Morocco and Canary Islands.
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El Golfo, Lanzarote, Spain
Situated near the southwest coastline of Los Hervideros is an amazing example of the beauty and power of Mother Nature. The El Golfo is a half-submerged cone of a volcano. Eroded over a period of time by the sea, now only a wall of the crater displaying hues of red and russet colours remains. At the foot of wall is Lago Verde. It is a half moon shaped green pond filled with volcanic minerals and micro-organisms that are believed to be unique to this lake. A thin beach of black volcanic pebbles separates the sharply contrasting lagoon from the blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Calle Juan Carlos I, 6, 35510 Tías, Las Palmas, Spain
08:30 am - 05:30 pm
Manta Diving is run by experienced PADI Instructors and dive guides who have an excellent knowledge of Lanzarote's dive locations. Whether you want to go for your first underwater dive or want to receive PADI certification, this is the place to be! Explore the rich seas around Puerto del Carmen with Manta Diving.