Lanzarote is located off the coast of West Africa and is part of the dreamy Canary Islands. Before booking your cheap flights to Lanzarote, Spain it’s well worth getting to know a little more about this paradise island.

Lanzarote is famous for being a hotspot for travellers looking to relax and unwind, but it’s also an ideal destination for thrill seekers and adventurers. Many people still see Lanzarote as a generic sun holiday, but the island has a lot more going on than meets the eye.

What to see in Lanzarote

  • Timanfaya National Park is well worth visiting. The 50km stretch of volcanoes closely resemble the surface of the moon and it is a truly remarkable place to explore. The stones there get so hot you can even cook a steak on them.
  • Lanzarote is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in all of Europe. Unwind at Playa Blanca, which is also known as White Beach. Once you see the miles of white sandy beach you’ll understand where the name came from. In the summer, the crystal clear waters are perfect for cooling off.
  • Lanzarote is also a perfect spot for surfers. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a beginner, Lanzarote is a great place to hop on a board.

What to eat in Lanzarote

If you’re a fan of seafood, then you’ll have a lot to look forward to when you fly to Lanzarote. The island is home to a range of popular fish dishes including “Sancocho”. This sautéed seafood dish is absolutely divine. A favourite amongst locals is grilled octopus. You’ll find it in pretty much every restaurant on the island, from fancy restaurants to cheap diners and even in tapas bars.
Another local delicacy on the island is “Mojo Potatoes”. These are wrinkled potatoes with green and red pepper sauce on the side. Enjoy!

Book your flight to Lanzarote with Ryanair.