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Playa Blanca is a town on the Southern coast of Lanzarote. Once a small fishing village, the town has gone under complete renovation in the past decade and is now the newest resort in the entire island of Lanzarote. It is built around a large bay, which gives visitors a handful of incredible beaches to choose from.
There is so much to do and see while on holiday in Playa Blanca. Families will love a day out at the thrilling Aqualava Waterpark. If you haven’t got your fill of water-based activities, why not explore the bay of Playa Blanca on a sea kayaking tour. Alternatively, see the unique marine life of Lanzarote with a glass-bottom boat tour! For a one of a kind experience be sure to explore Timanfaya National Park which is home to an active volcano!
Flights from Dublin to Lanzarote operate seven days a week during summer and also operate from Cork and Shannon with the estimated flight time of four hours. There are always great deals on holidays to Playa Blanca from Dublin, Cork and Shannon.
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Playa Blanca is home to a selection bars and clubs. However, its nightlife is more laid back than the other resorts on the island. if you want a party holiday we would recommend staying in Puerto Del Carmen.
In Playa Blanca you will find a broad selection of restaurant’s serving local cuisine. For dinner with a view, eat out at one of the many upmarket restaurants along the picturesque marina.
For a fun-filled day with the family take a trip to Rancho Texas, an interactive park that is home to dolphins, snakes and sealions. It's located only a short 30-minute journey away from Playa Blanca.
Playa Dorada is the most popular beach on the bay of Playa Blanca due to its beautiful waters and the wide availability of water excursions available. For those who want a more relaxing experience, visit Playa Flamingo beach.
Similarly to the rest of the island, Carnival is one of the biggest celebrations of the year. To witness the party atmosphere during this event, visit Playa Blanca at the end of February.
Lanzarote’s peak tourism season is during the summer months, with temperatures averaging in the low thirties between June and August. However, as the island experiences warm sunny weather all year round it is also the perfect destination for a winter sun getaway.
Euro is the currency used in Lanzarote.
There is no time difference between Ireland and Lanzarote.
Flights from Dublin to Lanzarote operate seven days a week during summer, with the flight time being an average of four hours and 10 minutes. From Lanzarote airport it is a thirty-minute drive to Playa Blanca. As Playa Blanca has an efficient bus service there is no need to rent cars or bikes to get around the resort!