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Lanzarote is a Spanish island, the easternmost of the Canary Islands, located in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. The island has an area of 845.9 km ². The language is Spanish and the currency is the Euro. Tourism has been the island's main source of income since the advent of tourism in the 1960s. Besides tourism is agriculture is important.

Lanzarote is pure geology, underwater and moonlike sites, crystal clear waters, thirsty land, palms' oasis, it is harmonic life of man and nature. Undoubtedly a land of contrasts.

It is the easternmost island of the Canary Islands, it is Identified by the great amount of volcanoes that cover it due to the great volcanic activity of the early XVIII century.

It is impossible to imagine Lanzarote as it is today without Cesar Manrique. Painter, sculptor, ecologist, curator of monuments, construction counselor and complex urban planner, configurator of landscapes and garden.

The architecture of the island has been influenced by the weather. White is the predominant color of the houses, they work as a mirror to the sun's rays, not allowing the two temperature rise in the interior.

Lanzarote is an island full of surprises with its gastronomy and the visitor will Undoubtedly take back home a very satisfactory feeling. On Lanzarote produced wine in a very special way. It grows in the logs that are up to 1 meter down in the lava sand.

Lanzarote's beaches are an Invitation to enjoy the sea wooden bathes its shores, as the annual average water temperature is around 19.5 º C.

Surfing in Lanzarote is one of the best places on the planet for their practice, and its waves Comparable to the mythical even Hawaii.
Review from our users

Svein Otto Jacobsen
Klokkarvik, Norway
"En fantastisk øy!"
Reviewed 19.05.2014 21:05:35
Lanzarote er en utrolig flott øy å tilbringe vinteren på. Det har ...


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