Best Things To Do in Lanzarote, Spain

Are you looking for what to do in Lanzarote?

You might have a list of things to do in Lanzarote and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. Places like Museo Atlantico and Timanfaya National Park will make sure your dream destinations are ticked off. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

With so many world-famous sites and attractions to visit, deciding on the best things to do in Lanzarote can be a daunting task. Visiting selective places and carrying the best memories is the best alternative. Don’t rush to see all of the attractions in Lanzarote on your first trip itself.

Lanzarote is the type of city that you will love to visit again and again. Every time you revisit Lanzarote you can keep unfolding the different sides of it. This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Lanzarote getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Lanzarote with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Lanzarote

Here is the list of things to do in Lanzarote and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Museo Atlantico

    4.3 (338 Votes)
    Museo Atlantico

    Specialty Museum, Sculpture

    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...Read more
  2. Timanfaya National Park

    4.7 (690 Votes)
    Timanfaya National Park

    Outdoors, Island, National Park, Park

    The Timanfaya National Park or the Parque Nacional de Timanfaya 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,...Read more
  3. Marina Rubicon

    4.5 (760 Votes)
    Marina Rubicon

    Outdoors, Beach, Waterfront, Landmark

    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...Read more
  4. Jameos Del Agua

    4.5 (522 Votes)
    Jameos Del Agua

    Outdoors, View Point, Observatory, Educational Site

    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! ...Read more
  5. Fundacion Cesar Manrique

    4.6 (624 Votes)
    Fundacion Cesar Manrique

    Outdoors, View Point, Observatory, Scenic Drive

    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.
  6. Mirador Del Rio

    4.5 (487 Votes)
    Mirador Del Rio

    Observatory, Educational Site, Architecture , Observation Deck

    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.
  7. Playa De Papagayo

    Beach, Monument, Adventure, Nature

    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.
  8. Jardin De Cactus

    4.5 (495 Votes)
    Jardin De Cactus

    Outdoors, Garden, Park, Adventure

    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 pl...Read more
  9. El Golfo And Lago Verde

    Outdoors, Water Body, View Point, Scenic Drive

    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 an...Read more
  10. Famara Beach

    Outdoors, Beach, Scenic Drive, Food And Drinks

    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 o...Read more
  11. Teguise Market

    4.2 (306 Votes)
    Teguise Market

    Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Restaurant, Entertainment

    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 bar...Read more
  12. Manta Diving

    4.9 (493 Votes)
    Manta Diving

    Water Body, Waterfront, Adventure, Adventure Sport

    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.
  13. Faro De Pechiguera

    Outdoors, Light House, Historical Site, Architecture

    A cultural monument since the year 2002, the old Faro de Pechiguera lighthouse used to guard the La Bocayna of Faro de Pechiguera. It was built in the year 1856 based on a design by architects Juan de León y Castillo and Clavijo. The lighthouse started its activity in the year 1866, and for the next 120 years, it kept working. Then, a new lighthouse with modern facilities was constructed...Read more
  14. Lagomar Museum

    4.5 (473 Votes)
    Lagomar Museum

    Bar, Art Gallery, Museum, Outdoors

    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'...Read more
  15. Castillo De Las Coloradas

    4.2 (557 Votes)
    Castillo De Las Coloradas

    Outdoors, Observatory, Historical Site, Architecture

    Situated on a cliff, the Castillo de las Coloradas was built between the years 1741 to 1744 to defend the attacks by pirates. It was rebuilt in the year 1769, after it was burned by Algerian troops. It offered protection of the land through its robust circular construction and through its drawbridge. During emergencies, its bell used to sounded to warn that pirates were approaching the coast. T...Read more