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Find the best things to do in Playa Blanca

So you have booked a holiday in Playa Blanca or are already here on the island and wondering what are the best things to do in Playa Blanca Lanzarote? Well, let's start by saying that Playa Blanca is the newest of all resorts and whilst it's made up of many hotels that cater to entertainment all day there is still plenty of things to do in Playa Blanca outside of your hotel to make the most of your holiday.

Whether it's just things to do in the resort and where to go in Playa Blanca day and night or things to do in Playa Blanca with excursions in Lanzarote, we have the plan for you.

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Lanzarote waterparks in Playa Blanca and further out

You are so lucky to be staying in Playa Blanca as it is home to the most modern Lanzarote waterpark Aqualava. Open 365 days of the year and situated centrally it is really easy to get to and we make it even easier with our skip the line saver tickets. With us you can get your Aqualava Lanzarote waterpark tickets and go whatever day you want to with complete flexibility and because you have already got your tickets there no stress waiting and sorting out payments, numbers, tickets and all that so you can enjoy a full day at the Aqua Lava waterpark stress-free.

Aquapark Costa Teguise

The biggest of the parks in Aquapark Costa Teguise, this park is also the oldest but it does have more slides to enjoy and better for slightly older kids. Don't worry if you are staying in Playa Blanca because the Aquapark has a bus pick up to take you for a full day of fun. Just book with us and we will arrange a time and pick up point for you and send you official Aquapark Lanzarote tickets. Plus as a bonus, you will even get a free snack at the snack bar on us.

Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park and splash zone from Playa Blanca

Rancho Texas is one of the best attractions in Lanzarote to visit and whilst situated out of Playa Blanca it is really easy to get to as they offer a free bus pick up. All you need to do is book your Rancho Texas Park Ticket with us and we will arrange for the free bus to pick you up at or close to your accommodation so you can enjoy a full day at the Rancho Texas park seeing the animals, the shows and much more. They also have dolphins that are incredible and there is also an option to interact with the dolphins at Rancho Texas. This experience needs to be booked in advance and will include entrance to the park and a free bus pick up from Playa Blanca.

Once you have wandered around the park seen the shows, had photos with the sea lions or even took part in the swimming with sealions option (also needs to be booked in advance). You can relax and cool off in the huge pool area that also has two massive slides and lots of splash zones for the kids. As far as things to do in Playa Blanca or Lanzarote this has to be on your list.

Timanfaya National Park Tours

Playa Blanca is the closest resort to the Timanfaya National Park which make a visit to Timanfaya a must-do for your list of things to do in Playa Blanca. There are a number of ways you can visit Timanfaya or (Fire mountain) to see the live volcanoes.

Of course, if you have hired a car you can drive there and pay to get in but please be warned the wait is painful. There will be a huge line of cars waiting to get in and all the buses full of people will just drive on past and go straight through. Plus you cannot drive your hire car around Timanfaya you have to get on one of the official buses anyway so we highly suggest and recommend you take one of the Lanzarote Timanfaya National Park tours.

Short South Tour of Lanzarote from Playa Blanca

The fastest and easiest way to see the best of Timanfaya and the South of Lanzarote is with the short south tour. Ideal if you want to do the best bits and get back to the hotel or accommodation for lunch and also great if you have kids with you.

The Lanzarote volcano short south tour will pick you up from Playa Blanca, take you to see Timanfaya National Park and the demonstrations. You will get to drive around the Luna route where NASA test their space buggies and you will also see how they cook chicken over the heat of the live volcanoe. From there you will get to take part in the optional camel ride before heading to El Golfo the emerald lake. This half-day tour is ideal and will have you back in Playa Blanca by 14:00. Book the Lanzarote volcano short south tour with us and save money today.

Full day tour of the Lanzarote South

If you fancy seeing more of the south of Lanzarote which is where Playa Blanca is based then the Lanzarote volcano south tour is a full day so you can really get the most out of your Lanzarote tour of the South. It will see all of the short south taking in Timanfaya National Park, the Lanzarote camel ride and El Golfo. You will also get to see the salt pans, Los Hevideros and stop in a quaint little village for lunch before heading for a tour around La Geria the Lanzarote wine regions. This is a great day out in Lanzarote touring the south of the island from Playa Blanca.

The Lanzarote Grand Tour

Ok so Playa Blanca is in the south of Lanzarote but what's in the North? Well, the Timanfaya Lanzarote Grand Tour will give you the best of both worlds. With a full tour of the south including Timanfaya and the Lanzarote camels, the wine regions and of course El Golfo. After lunch, you will also head to the North of the island to see the amazing sights of Haria and also visit some of Cesar Manrique's works including the Jameos Del Agua. This is by far the most popular excursion in Lanzarote and one of the most popular things to do from Playa Blanca.

Lanzarote boat trips from Playa Blanca

As Playa Blanca is home to port that links Lanzarote and Fuerteventura then there are many Lanzarote boat trips from Playa Blanca. The harbour however is more of a commercial harbour for fishing and Lanzarote ferry services, most catamaran cruises in Lanzarote depart from Puerto Calero. Playa Blanca also has the luxury Marina Rubicon where you can see many of the luxury boats and yachts on the island and there are lots of bars and restaurants for you to try. The most famous boat trips in Playa Blanca are the Lanzarote ferry to Fuerteventura. There is a full array of Lanzarote boat trips that all pick up from Playa Blanca

Lanzarote to Fuerteventura Ferry Service

From Playa Blanca, you can get a great view of the neighbouring island of Fuerteventura and if you want to take the trip over then you are best placed as the port is on your doorstep. There are three main Lanzarote ferry services. The Armas, The Fred Olsen, that are more for locals and those with cars and also ship the delivery drivers and haulage companies between the islands. These two are the most expensive also.

We however have the best solution for you if you want a ferry from Playa Blanca to Fuerteventura we recommend the brand new purpose-built fast ferry which is not only the best priced but has also been made just for tourists. The Ferry is amazing with a huge outside area and a comfortable inside area with leather seats and a bar. Every day is busy in the Playa Blanca harbour so if you are planning on taking a ferry we recommend you book a ticket in advance and we can send you the timetable and you can go on any of the crossings any day that you want with our Lanzarote flexible ferry ticket.

If you fancy seeing more of the island and you have spent a few days looking over at Fuerteventura and wondering what the long strip of golden sand is all about then you should look at the Lanzarote Fuerteventura sand dunes excursion that will take you on a tour of Fuerteventura and give you time to see the incredible Fuerteventura sand dunes. This is where the latest wonder woman film was filmed and many other Star Wars films.

Lanzarote catamaran cruises from Playa Blanca

The best catamarans in Lanzarote are just outside of Playa Blanca in the next resort of Puerto Calero, however, with such proximity they will come and pick you up for free if you want to spend a day cruising the oceans. The catamaran cruised go to Papagayo bay which is Playa Blancas flagship beach that we will tell you about shortly. Catlanza Lanzarote is the leading company on the island for catamaran excursions and they have the family cruise most days and also the adults-only Catlanza cruise with no children so you have a choice. There is also an option for you to hire the catamaran for a minimum of 6 people on the Catlanza private boat hire in Lanzarote.

Atlantic Adventure Lanzarote boat trip from Playa Blanca

One of the Lanzarote boat trips that do depart from Playa Blanca is the Atlantic Adventure family day. This is as it suggests not a relaxing day but a day of adventure out on the ocean to Papagayo and is ideal for families of all ages as it has swimming, snorkeling, inflatables, and kayaks as well as a slide at the back of the boat. It is also the best price Lanzarote boat trip available.

Things to do in Playa Blanca at night

There are so many things to do in Playa Blanca at night that will get you out and about. Playa Blanca has three main areas that are great for nightlife in Playa Blanca and full of bars and restaurants for you to try. We have put together an app that will tell you the best bars and restaurants in Lanzarote and also give you many discounts. You can download the free app Download the TravelOn World App now for many offers and start saving immediately. For AndroidTravelON World app ANDROID. For Apple users TravelON World app APPLE

Things to do in the Playa Blanca town

In the main town of Playa Blanca, you have a number of restaurants situated on the main street with great Chinese restaurants, Italian and Pizza.

Also on the main shopping street of Calle Limones, you can find many shops including Mango and many pieces of jewelry and duty-free shops to browse.

The main restaurants and you can literally eat your way around the world are along the seafront and this is an incredible place to walk also giving you views out to sea and also watch the boats leaving and arriving in the harbour.

More lively things to do in Playa Blanca

If you are looking for more entertainment and maybe late-night bars and a party atmosphere then you should be heading to the Papagayo Center with bars and clubs like Waikiki bar and Havana club Playa Blanca that are open until late and have some of the best DJs and music on the island. Also here you can find Burger King which is a useful fast food stop and down on the Playa Dorada beach, there are a few bars like Biker Bar Playa Blanca hosting live bands every night.

Things to do in Marina Rubicon Playa Blanca

Marina Rubicon is the luxurious marina in Playa Blanca that has a huge shopping mall and some of the best restaurants on the island overlooking the boats and yachts. This is certainly a place to visit and it also has a market here every Wednesday and Saturday.

There are other areas in Playa Blanca worth visiting that also have bars and restaurants like the Coloradas center or an area called Faro Park near the Playa Blanca lighthouse. There really are so many things to do in Playa Blanca at night you will be spoilt for choice.

Oceans Royale dinner and show from Playa Blanca

If you want to get out of Playa Blanca for one night then the best show on the island has to be Oceans Royale Dinner and show. Situated in Puerto Del Carmen they offer a pick-up service from Playa Blanca that will give you one of the best nights of your holiday. With magic, illusions, singing, and dancing and all set in a stunning venue that serves delicious food the Oceans Royale Lanzarote dinner and show is a must-see. 

More Active things to do in Playa Blanca

If you want to get away from the pool and the beach and get the blood flowing there are many things to do in Playa Blanca that will keep you fit and healthy. Walking in Playa Blanca offers so many different experiences. You can for example walk the whole length of the resort from Papagayo Beaches to the Playa Blanca lighthouse. This will probably take you a couple of hours but there are many stop-offs on the way to enjoy a snack or a drink and watch the world go by. 

You could also do the famous walk up Montana Roja which is the big red mountain that looks out over Playa Blanca. The walk is moderate but the views are breathtaking so the 45 minutes to the top is worth it. However, there are more things to do in Playa Blanca and the rest of the island that is super exciting and unique. 

Buggies Lanzarote with pick up from Playa Blanca

Just on the outskirts of Playa Blanca you will find the HQ of buggies Lanzarote and trust us when we say a Lanzarote buggy tour is a must-do. These buggies take 2 people and you can choose to go for the normal speed Lanzarote buggies or upgrade to the fast 200HP Buggies Lanzarote if you are over 21 and hold a full license. This is the most unique way to see Lanzarote on and off-road and you will certainly visit places the normal tours just won't take you. There is a free pick-up from Playa Blanca so you can experience Lanzarote buggies any day.

Playa Blanca Beaches and Papagayo Bay

Playa Blanca in English translates to "white beaches" so it's no surprise that Playa Blanca has some of the best beaches on the island. The one everyone talks about is Papagayo beach which can only be accessed off-road or by foot. Its stunning white beach is set over many different areas and bays, some of these are family-friendly and some are nudest beaches. 

If you take one of the many Lanzarote boat trips they will all drop anchor here in Papagayo Bay as the waters are crystal clear and it is sheltered from the wind. The I Love Papagayo catamaran cruise is an ideal way to see and experience Papagayo. 

Playa Dorada Beach Playa Blanca

Playa Dorada beach in Playa Blanca is stunning and has lots going on making it one of the most exciting beaches in Playa Blanca. There are an array of restaurants and bars and snack bars just near Playa Dorada beach and this is where they also have the watersports and Lanzarote Jet ski hire

Playa Flamingo beach Playa Blanca

A peaceful beach in Playa Blanca that has been man-made and has stunning white sand and crystal clear shallow waters for you to enjoy. Playa Flamingo is the ideal beach for families and there are plenty of things to do in Playa Blanca around Flamingo beach.

Your weekly list of things to do in Playa Blanca on what days

Whether in Playa Blanca itself or requiring a pickup, all of these things to do in Lanzarote and Playa Blanca have been broken down into days so you can really get a full look at what there is to do and when.

What to do in Playa Blanca on a Monday

Mondays are not like Mondays at home it's not the start of another working week so check out all the things you can do to make your holiday an amazing one.

Take the Lanzarote Fuerteventura Ferry anyday 

Spend the day at the Aqualava waterpark that is open all year round get a Flexi skip the line ticket

See the sunset on a Lanzarote sunset cruise

Take a trip on Catlanza Lanzarote the Number one Lanzarote catamaran cruise

Visit the Rancho Texas Lanzarote park

See the Music Hall Tavern show on the evening

Adventure around Lanzarote on a Lanzarote buggy tour

Take in the South of Lanzarote on the Lanzarote South and Volcano tour

Things to do in Playa Blanca on a Tuesday

Every day is a good day in Lanzarote and Tuesday there are so many Lanzarote excursions on offer

Spend the day at the Aqualava waterpark that is open all year round get a Flexi skip the line ticket

Dive 30 meters below the ocean on a Lanzarote submarine excursion

Visit the Rancho Texas Lanzarote park

Take the Lanzarote Fuerteventura Ferry anyday 

Spend the day at the Aqualava waterpark that is open all year round

See the whole island in one day with the Timanfaya Lanzarote Grand Tour

See the island of La Graciosa on the La Graciosa Lanzarote catamaran trip

Visit the island of Fuerteventura with the Lanzarote to Fuerteventura sand dunes excursion

What to do in Lanzarote on Wednesday

Spend the day at the Aqualava waterpark that is open all year round get a Flexi skip the line ticket

Go and see the Lanzarote Green Caves

Spend the day at the Aqualava waterpark that is open all year round

See the islands number one show Oceans Royale dinner and show

The Playa Blanca market is held on a Wednesday and Saturday

Why not try a tour of the island by Lanzarote quads such a fun day out

What to do in Lanzarote on Thursdays

A great day to visit parks and waterparks as they will be quietest this day.

Spend the day at the Aqualava waterpark that is open all year round

Take the Lanzarote Fuerteventura Ferry anyday

Dive 30 meters below the ocean on a Lanzarote submarine excursion

Visit the Rancho Texas Lanzarote park

See the island of La Graciosa on the La Graciosa Lanzarote catamarantrip

Take a trip on Catlanza Lanzarote the Number one Lanzarote catamaran cruise

Drive around the island on a Lanzarote trike tour

Try your hand at scuba diving in Lanzarote

See the whole island in one day with the Timanfaya Lanzarote Grand Tour

What to do in Lanzarote on Fridays

Need to know what to do in Lanzarote on a Friday as its the start of the weekend

Spend the day at the Aqualava waterpark that is open all year round get a Flexi skip the line ticket

Visit the Lanzarote volcanoes on the Lanzarote volcano short south tour

See the North of the island with the Jameos Del Agua and North tour

Visit the Rancho Texas Lanzarote park

See the Music Hall Tavern show on the evening

What to do in Lanzarote on a Saturday

Every night is a Friday or Saturday night so if you find yourself asking what is there to do in Lanzarote on a weekend, the answer is plenty

The Playa Blanca market is held on a Wednesday and Saturday

Take the Lanzarote Fuerteventura Ferry anyday

Spend the day at the Aqualava waterpark that is open all year round get a Flexi skip the line ticket

Take in the South of Lanzarote on the Lanzarote South and Volcano tour

See the whole island in one day with the Timanfaya Lanzarote Grand Tour

Visit the Lanzarote volcanoes on the Lanzarote volcano short south tour

See the island of La Graciosa on the La Graciosa Lanzarote catamaran trip

Dive 30 meters below the ocean on a Lanzarote submarine excursion

What to do in Lanzarote on a Sunday

From Playa Blanca, there is a return pick-up that will take you to the island's largest market in Teguise. The Teguise market is a great place to haggle and barter and get some Lanzarote souvenirs and bargains.

Get a return pick up and drop off the Teguise market Lanzarote

You could add Cesar Manrique's house and see that in one day with the Lanzarote market plus Cesar Manrique house tour

Things to do for families in Playa Blanca

We have already told you about the great beaches and Playa Blanca is a family resort so what is there for kids? We all know kids are hard to please if you take them off their gaming and phones so what can you do.

We think the Atlantic Adventure boat trip offers something for all ages and it departs from Playa Blanca so is perfectly positioned.

If you want to do a Lanzarote tour then look at the Lanzarote volcano short south tour as it's not a full day and just does the exciting things that will keep the kids happy.

Aqualava Lanzarote waterpark is a must as the kids will absolutely love it and you can relax a sits small enough and safe enough to let them go off on their own and explore.

Of course, a trip to Rancho Texas should be on the cards as its purpose-built for families and kids of all ages. With all of these things to do in Playa Blanca for kids, you should keep them entertained for days.

Things to do for couples in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca is amazing for a couples holiday and it's modern, peaceful, and has so many things to do for couples. With its great walking and climbs up Montana Roja and the stunning beaches, you won't struggle to find things to do for couples in Playa Blanca.

Playa Blanca excursions for couples

For excursions in Lanzarote, you will find most are geared towards couples so here are our best things to do for a couple in Playa Blanca and Lanzarote on excursions. 

Take a Lanzarote tour to Timanfaya National Park and be in awe of the stunning romantic views. We recommend the full Timanfaya Lanzarote grand tour as it takes on the whole island in one day.

With many Lanzarote boat trips on offer, it can be hard to decide but the two we would go for are the Catlanza Lanzarote adults-only platinum sail, or if you don't mind the long bus journey to the North the I Love Graciosa Catamaran is superb. It is well worth the trip to see this stunning unspoiled island. A real hidden gem!

The Teguise Sunday market with its miles of stalls and selling everything and the street performers and live music will keep you entertained on a Sunday for sure.

A day out at Rancho Texas is great and there is so much to see and do there.

Finally, why not see the island in style with a Lanzarote slingshot tour

Things to do in Playa Blanca for more mature people

As Playa Blanca is flat walking is a must and with walks along the coast stretching the whole of Playa Blanca with many restaurants and bars along the way you can people watch all day.

Of course, we are not suggesting you do not want to be more adventurous so a day out the Fuerteventura on the Lanzarote Fuerteventura sand dunes excursion is a great way to see two islands in one holiday.

The Teguise Sunday market with its miles of stalls and selling everything and the street performers and live music will keep you entertained on a Sunday for sure.

Cesar Manrique shaped Lanzarote and is the reason it is how it is today so a journey through his life on the Cesar Manrique tour is such a great day out.

How to book your excursions in Lanzarote from Playa Blanca

It is so simple with us just select the excursion you want, how many people and let us know where you are staying if we need to arrange a pick-up.

Remember as you are in Playa Blanca you only need to book tickets for the Aqualava waterpark and the Lanzarote ferry service as you can get there yourselves. By booking in advance you save time and money and can skip the line at the entrance taking away all the stress and waiting. With so many things to do in Playa Blanca and the rest of Lanzarote, we hope we have given you all the information you need.

If not call us, chat with our live agents, or contact us we can answer anything that you might need to know about things to do in Playa Blanca and all things Lanzarote.

Frequently asked questions about Things to do in Playa Blanca Lanzarote

What are the best things to do in Playa Blanca Lanzarote?

Playa Blanca is one of the most popular resorts in Lanzarote. It has its own waterpark Aqualava and it has a luxury marina, Marina Rubicon and a harbour with ferries to Fuerteventura. Its also the closest resort to Timanfaya.

How far is Playa Blanca from everything?

Playa Blanca is the furthest resort south in Lanzarote but its also the closest to main attractions like Timanfaya National Park and it is also the gateway to Fuerteventura with the ferry terminal.

How far is Playa Blanca from the airport?

Playa Blanca is the furthest resort from the airport. It takes around 30 to 40 minutes to get from the Lanzarote airport to Playa Blanca.

What is there to do in Playa Blanca?

In Playa Blanca you have so many places to see and so many things to do. Marina Rubicon is a hub of entertainment, the twon of Playa Blanca is home to many bars and restaurants and there are walks all along the promonade that stretches the whole of Playa Blanca.

What is Playa Blanca famous for?

Playa Blanca is home to the harbour that takes people every day by ferry to Fuerteventura. Its also famous for Montanan Roja and is the closest resort to Timanafaya and the south attractions in Lanzarote.

Are there boat trips in Playa Blanca?

There are many boat trips in Playa Blanca. The ferry to Fuerteventura and as Papagayo bay is in Playa Blanca there are many catamarans that will take you there.