Yaiza

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Yaiza featuring a small town or village

Admire the award-winning landscaping of Villa Yaiza, enjoy luxury beach living at Playa Blanca or explore vast volcanic plains in this exciting Lanzarote region. 

Visit Yaiza for a sense of old Lanzarote, with an emphasis on charming villages, sophisticated resorts and stunning natural scenery. Covering a 52,000-acre (21,000-hectare) stretch of southern Lanzarote, the Yaiza municipality is home to just 15,000 residents. Despite a small population, the region is full of character, intriguing volcanic landscapes and beautiful marinas.

At the municipality's heart is Yaiza Village, the quiet administrative center. This charming township features verdant gardens, colonial buildings and a distinct old-world character that has twice won it the award for Spain's loveliest village.

Architecture here is characterized by white façades offset with greenery, with such notable examples as the 17th-century Nuestra Señora de los Remedios Church. As you explore, look for artisanal souvenir shops or stop for scrumptious tapas.

To the south is Playa Blanca, a stylish resort town. Enjoy the pristine beach, browse designer boutiques at the Marina Rubicon or learn about Lanzarote's pirate history at the 18th-century battlement, Castillo de las Coloradas. The disco-oriented nightlife here is a lively affair.

For an experience in exclusive marina living, head to Puerto Calero. This sophisticated yacht port was created by Jose Calero, who loved life's finer things. Enjoy the marina's luxury accommodation, world-class restaurants and artistic architecture.

See the picturesque volcanic plains of the region at Timanfaya National Park, where you can eat food cooked by volcanic gases. Head to El Golfo and see Lago Verde, a crater lake colored emerald green by algae. Admire Monte Roja as you discover Faro Park, also home to the Pechiguera lighthouse. Enjoy uninterrupted peace at the Papagayo Beaches in southeast Yaiza. Though they require an entry fee, these beaches are unspoiled and among the most picturesque in Lanzarote. Along the drive, look toward Hacha Grande, a striking mountain surrounded by vast, empty plains.

Find Yaiza about a 30-minute drive from Arrecife. Get around the region via a rented car; most attractions have ample public parking.

THB Tropical Island Aparthotel
THB Tropical Island Aparthotel
4 out of 5
C/ Fragata, 2, Yaiza, Lanzarote
The price is £82 per night from 3 Nov to 3 Nov
This family-friendly Yaiza hotel is located near the beach, within 1 mi (2 km) of Nuestra Senora del Carmen Square, Dorada Beach and Playa Blanca. Playa Blanca ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (699 reviews)
"The apartment are any but 4 star the rest of Tropical Island are very good"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

THB Tropical Island Aparthotel
Hotel THe Volcán Lanzarote
Hotel THe Volcán Lanzarote
5 out of 5
Calle El Castillo, 1, Playa Blanca, Yaiza, Lanzarote
The price is £140 per night from 22 Nov to 22 Nov
Situated by the sea, this luxury hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Marina Rubicon, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Playa Blanca and Papagayo Beach. Playa Flamingo and ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (607 reviews)
"Room service was a bit hit and miss. Rooms are looking tired and dated for a five star hotel."

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2021

Hotel THe Volcán Lanzarote
Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada Resort & Spa
Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Avenida Papagayo, 24, Playa Blanca, Yaiza, Lanzarote
The price is £196 per night from 30 Oct to 30 Oct
With direct access to the beach, this Yaiza hotel is in a shopping district and within 1 mi (2 km) of Dorada Beach, Marina Rubicon and Atlantic Museum. Aqualava ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (866 reviews)
"beds were uncomfortable and was construction noise"

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2020

Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada Resort & Spa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Beautiful Decor & Spacious Terrace with Ocean View - Apartment VistAgua
Beautiful Decor & Spacious Terrace with Ocean View - Apartment VistAgua
Marina Puerto Calero S/N Apartamento 2, Yaiza, CN
The price is £477 per night from 28 Oct to 28 Oct
Situated by the sea, this apartment building is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Whale and Dolphin Museum and within 3 miles (5 km) of Playa de la Arena and Quemada Beach. ...
Beautiful Decor & Spacious Terrace with Ocean View - Apartment VistAgua
Jardines del Sol by Diamond Resorts
Jardines del Sol by Diamond Resorts
4 out of 5
Urb. Montaña Roja S/N, Playa Blanca, Yaiza
This family-friendly Yaiza aparthotel is located near the beach, within 1 mi (2 km) of Aqualava Water Park, Playa Flamingo and Roja Mountain. Playa Blanca and ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (232 reviews)
"It’s a beautiful place. The walk is worth it and you feel very safe and private here."

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2021

Jardines del Sol by Diamond Resorts
TUI BLUE - Flamingo Beach
TUI BLUE - Flamingo Beach
3.5 out of 5
Situated near the beach, this eco-friendly aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Playa Flamingo and Aqualava Water Park. Playa Blanca and Playa Blanca are ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (35 reviews)
Lovely apartment with great views.
"Very comfortable apartment with amazing views of the sea from the balcony. Great beds, two huge sofas and a great outdoor area. Beautiful pool and gardens and lovely staff. All quite new, stylish and very clean. Location is good, a nice stroll from Playa Blanca and in front of the lovely Flamingo ..."

Reviewed on 7 Jan 2021

TUI BLUE - Flamingo Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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