A guide to Best Hotels in Lanzarote
The original sun-seekers paradise, Lanzarote guarantees beautiful beaches, spectacular views and modern hotels. Wherever you stay, you’ll find endless stretches of golden sand and inviting warm waters, as well as the chance to try out new watersports. Head further inland and you’ll be treated to Lanzarote’s unique landscape. Granted World Biosphere Reserve status by UNESCO, the silver mountains and black rock formations are must-sees. To make your stay extra special, here’s our top pick of hotels in Lanzarote.
For comfortable apartments, great resort facilities and a fantastic location, head to Los Zocos Club Resort. It’s a five-minute walk to Las Cuchara Beach and just a few minutes to the restaurants and bars in lively Costa Teguise. At the resort you’ll find two pools, two buffet restaurants and a plethora of activities to try. The apartments are unfussy but have everything you need and if you’re travelling without kids, you can upgrade to the adult-only rooms and receive some special extras – like Cava on arrival.
If you’re after a beach holiday, the Be Live Lanzarote Beach Hotel is the place to stay. It sits right at the front of Costa Teguise Bay, with Las Cucharas beach behind it. Whether you want to relax and sunbathe or try your hand at windsurfing, you can take your pick and make the most of the great weather. The resort itself has a large outdoor pool and gorgeous views of the open water. The two on-site restaurants serve an impressive range of meals too.
The Coronas Playa Hotel ticks every box thanks to a great pool scene, fantastic views and fun family-friendly activities. Set on the seafront, you’ll wake up to gorgeous views over the Atlantic Ocean and a short walk takes you straight onto the beach. The hotel’s boasts two beautiful pools, both of which are a good size and have their own bars. The buffet restaurant serves up a wide range of cuisines and the evening entertainment is great, ranging from gala nights and live music to professional shows at the pavilion.
With stunning views, plenty of pools and a selection of beaches nearby, the H10 Rubicon Palace has something for everyone. Its seven restaurants include Italian, buffet, gourmet dining and a la carte, so there’s plenty of choice in terms of food and the views from the hotel are amazing. The colossal Montana Roja dominates one vista and the crystal clear waters contrasts on the other side of the resort. There are several beaches nearby, some are easy to walk to, while others require a short taxi drive. The hotel has five pools – one of which even has its own yacht.
Surrounded by dramatic views, the Sandos Papagayo Beach Resort is the perfect location for activity-filled ‘outdoorsy’ holidays. On one side of the resort you’ll look out over the Los Ajaches mountain range, whereas on the other, you can see for miles across the Atlantic Ocean. The beach is a ten-minute walk away and there are great hiking trails for the whole family to explore. The resort has three huge pools and a smaller one just for kids, as well as four restaurants and a tennis court.
With ten pools, a host of sports facilities and a jam-packed activities programme, a holiday at the THB Tropical Island is never dull! Set in a quiet fishing village on the seafront, the resort is close to local restaurants as well as a 20-minute walk to the beach – though there’s a free shuttle bus service too. While the apartments have kitchenettes and dining tables, the resort offers two on-site restaurants. With plenty of evening entertainment too, you’ll always be amused here.
The Cinco Plazas Apartments are ideal for family-friendly holidays. Just a ten-minute walk to a gorgeous Blue Flag beach, you’ll love days spent playing on the long stretch of sand. The hotel has two main pools and a kids’ pool with a splash park. During the day, children will love the activities put on by the TUI Family Life Kids’ Club. Cinco Plazas Apartments has its own restaurant with plenty of dishes to choose from and you’re only a short walk from nearby restaurants and shops.
The fun doesn’t stop at Lanzasur Splash Resort! Guests here have access to two huge pools and even an on-site waterpark, packed with numerous flumes, rides and slides. Playa Flamingo Beach is a few minutes’ walk away, while the gorgeous harbour and lively resort centre are a short taxi journey. The resort accommodation comes in the form of simple yet welcoming bungalows, with everything you need for a comfortable stay.
The luxurious adults-only H10 Timanfaya Palace Hotel has it all. The peaceful atmosphere and upmarket décor guarantee you a relaxing stay, while the beachfront setting means you can step straight out onto the sand and enjoy panoramic views in the evening. The three stylish pools are warm and inviting, while a piano bar plays live music. Two onsite restaurants offer impressive menus, both serving up gourmet cuisine and it’s a dress-to-impress hotel: there’s a dress code for dinner.