Things to do in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote


Scuba diving is a popular holiday activity for travellers in Playa Blanca. You can enjoy the array of underwater life in this amazing part of the Atlantic Ocean with its amazing visibility and temperatures.

Please see the following recommendations.

Rubicon Diving: click here

Dive College: click here

Pura Vida: click here

Visit the Market

Every Wednesday and Saturday a fabulous market takes place at the Marina Rubicon in Playa Blanca, roughly between the hours of 09:00 and 14:00.

The stalls range from handmade craft-style items to authentic Lanzarote goods and all the usual products such as clothes, jewellery and souvenirs.

As well as the market, the Marina Rubicon is also home to a many chic and stylish shops for a bit of retail therapy! There’s includes an indoor shopping centre.

Many of the bars and restaurants in the Marina will have market day specials. Paelle is typically a favourite!

Take the Ferry to Corralejo

The islands of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura are separated by around just 13km. From the harbour in Playa Blanca, in the South of Lanzarote, you can reach the town of Corralejo, in the North of Fuerteventura.

Corralejo is a bustling town and a pleasant visit. The surrounding area is stunning, such as the extraordinary Sand Dumes in Corralejo Natural Park.

See below a list of ferry operators.

Lineas Romero: click here

Fred Olsen: click here

Armas: click here

Visit the stunning Papagayo Beaches

Closer to your private villa, here in Playa Blanca you have the amazing beaches of Papagayo. These are also a national park, a protected area.

There is a collection of six beaches that makes up Papagayo. Each cove varies in size, beauty and use.

Climb the Red Mountain

Playa Blanca’s Red Mountain, “Montaña Roja”, has amazing views over the whole resort, the Femés mountain range and to the ocean and Fuerteventura.

Climbing it is a great way to spend a couple of hours exploring. You don’t have to be a professional or experienced, just have decent shoes and wear plenty of sun cream! Follow the path (click here for a link to Google Maps) and then enjoy the views from the top of the mountain, as well as walking around the crater.