Lanzarote is the fourth largest of the Spanish Canary Islands and is a holiday destination that boasts all-year around sun. This comes as great news to those that wish to bask in the rays and top up that tan especially considering the poor weather that has been affecting the UK.

The islands landscape is more like something you would see on the moon, a phenomena produced by its volcanic origins.The jagged weather-bashed lava flows showcase eroded black soil, which in turn means many of the beaches feature volcanic black sand.

The warm climate continues to draw many visitors to this part of the world and for this reason holidays to Lanzarote are centred on relaxing in the sun. As such, the many beaches and pools are where most holidaymakers spend their time, giving them the perfect place to relax.


After a long day on the beach, most tourists tend to sample the local cuisine at one of the many welcoming restaurants.Those that wish to embark on a holiday that boasts an abundance of rest and relaxation will certainly enjoy eating out and spending their evenings being waited on.


If you do feel like embarking on an activity other than sunbathing, the Timanfaya National Park is a great place to visit. Featured on the west coast of the island, this particular attraction which surrounds the islands dormant volcano reveals a glimpse of one of the most bizarre and secluded landscapes you will ever set eyes on.


Those that prefer to swap the sunbathing for the shops may enjoy a trip to the capital Arrecife. Here you will find an assortment of luxury leather goods as well as an array of other traditional garments.If you would prefer to stay closer to the hotel, there are a number of malls dotted around the island.  


For the men and children in the family, a sporting expedition may be a better alternative. Most of the resorts will feature the likes of childrens clubs, tennis courts, and an area in which to kick a football around.  Pool volleyball is another sport that often takes place amongst the holidaymakers in the local pool.

Many hotels will feature a gym, which comes as good news to those that wish to keep in tip-top shape whilst away.

Package holidays from the UK offer an assortment of hotels, destinations and culture for those looking to explore this beautiful region. Such an option is a great holiday choice for the entire family as there is no need to worry about the likes of transfers to and from the airport, flights, hotels or excursions. Everything you need is included in the one price and these holidays can even be tailored to your exact requirements to make them even more beneficial.