Playa Blanca in Lanzarote is a great town full of life and spirit – one of the most popular travel hotspots in Lanzarote, many visitors to this area of the Canaries fall in love with Playa Blanca and return year after year.
What is it about Playa Blanca that is so appealing to its visitors? Firstly the beaches are wonderful. The coastline of Playa Blanca is a 9km wide bay that is comprised of three smaller bays, Playa Dorada, Playa Flamingo and of course Playa Blanca. Because of the formation of these bays they are sheltered and protected making them ideal for playing in the sea and soaking up the sun giving you the ideal family beach hot spot.
The town itself has a fantastic Marina, called Marina Rubicon, which is bustling, busy and very stylish. It has a market twice a week where you can find a wide variety of handcrafted items, local wines and food and plenty of other items to peruse at your leisure. You can enjoy a stroll around the harbour taking in the sights of super yachts and boats that will delight you with their luxury and class.
This is a part of Playa Blanca that is worth taking the time to explore and enjoy, soaking up the ambience.
The marina is also home to plenty of places to shop, especially for clothes and perfumes, so you can make a day of it whilst also enjoying a great meal.
There are some great restaurants and cafes for you to sit and relax, whilst enjoying a meal, beer/wine, or a coffee whilst you take in the laid back atmosphere of Playa Blanca all around you. The whole feeling surrounding Playa Blanca is one of a relaxed laid back holiday destination. Sitting and just people watching is a great pastime here. Happy people are all around, and it is a place where families are welcomed and celebrated.