Useful Information

Car hire - we can arrange for you and starts at about £120 per week.
You will need to be over 25 and held a driving licence for 3 years minimum.

Bicycle Hire - you can get push bikes to hire from a number of outlets in Playa Blanca. What an excellent way to get to the Papagayo beaches!
You can hire mopeds and motorbikes too - please check your holiday insurance for whether you are covered.

Walking - fantastic walks from Playa Blanca and Las Brisas to the lighthouse at Faro Park (most south-westerly point) or to the new Marina Rubicon or the dormant volcano of Montana Roja (Red mountain). You can walk around the rim of this ancient volcano

Boats/ Sailing

You can take a number of trips from our local harbour to Las Brisas and Casas del Sol including a submarine ride and the water taxi to the beautiful Papagayo beaches. You can also charter a sail boat with skipper by the hour - please ask at reception.

Ferries and a catamaran run many times daily to Fuertevetura for a day out in Correlejo, the northerly town in Fuerteventura.

Watersports/Surfing/ Jet Skis /Banana boat riding

These are all available at the harbour or Playa Dorada beach in Playa Blanca. Please enquire at reception at Las Brisas or the tourist office.

General Information

Time Zone - as in the UK. Lanzarote operates on Greenwich Mean Time

Duty Free - Lanzarote is a duty free island so p[lease check for allowances as if coming from outside the EU

Healthcare - Lanzarote has excellent healthcare centres - bring your EHIC card and passport. There are also many private clinics - please make sure you are insured comprehensively.

The emergency number is 112 - they Cruz roja (Red cross) will come to your rescue.

Chemists (or Farmacia) are very useful on Lanzarote. Most speak excellent English and may negate the need to see a doctor as they can sell quite a lot over the counter.


The numbers if required are 00 34 928 267774 (UK)
00 34 922 245671 (Ireland)

Lanzarote guides

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