Lanzarote is pure geology, underwater and lunar landscapes, transparent waters,
thirsty lands, oasis of palm trees, is harmonious coexistence of man and nature.
Undoubtedly a land of contrasts.
It is the most eastern of the Canary Islands, it is identified by the large number of
volcanoes that cover it due to the great volcanic activity of the early eighteenth
Lanzarote has the Timanfaya National Park and is under the protection of a Biosphere
Reserve by UNESCO. It is also an island full of culture. You will find about six tourist
centers dedicated to visitors of all kind and more than 15 museums and art galleries
supports the quality of its land and coasts.
An eternal spring, the average annual temperature is 21º C, adorned each day by the
blue sky of Lanzarote and at night, the sky is dyed in the clear light of the moonshine.
Lanzarote is a tropical island located in the temperate zones of the Tropic of Cancer.
Lanzarote is protected by influential climatic effects a result of the clash between high Saharan temperatures and the current of the Gulf of Mexico.
Because of these factors, the climate of Lanzarote is very mild.
Canary Islands have an extraordinary climate, hence it is known as the “islands of
Due to the absence of mountain ranges and the proximity of the African continent
(one hundred kilometers), the climate of Lanzarote is very dry and wet.
Nighttime temperatures are rarely below 13 °C in winter and 20 °C in summer. Its annual
average temperature is 22 °C and extreme temperatures do not exist.
It is pure geology; moonscape on land and wonderful undersea formations; thirsty land
and palm oasis; clear water; golden beaches and rugged cliffs.
Nature has designed capriciously every corner of Lanzarote and has made the island
one of the strangest and most beautiful places in the world; meanwhile, its inhabitants
live with this land with such respect that have come to merge with it, they have
achieved a so called symbiosis.
Lanzarote prides among all of a flora with 16 island endemics (which only exist on this
island), to which are added 71 endemic species of canaries (thirty of them, exclusive of
the Eastern islands), apart from 19 Macaronesian endemics.
The vertebrate fauna of Lanzarote, as in the rest of the Canaries, is dominated by the
birds, of which 40 breeding species are currently known, compared to 3 of reptiles and
6 of mammals . The former include the kestrel, the shrike, the curlew or canary
The Centers for Arts, Culture and Tourism of the Cabildo of Lanzarote are integrated
into the volcanic nature of the island constitutes its main tourist reference.
César Manrique, local artist of international fame, unique for combining perfectly the
binomial art and nature under a philosophy and an intervention model based on
sustainability of undoubted impact on the current configuration of Lanzarote, which
was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1993.
Now a days , Lanzarote is proud to present a territory marked by its huge and diverse
natural heritage, allowing the maintenance of a sound tourism quality that respects
and preserves the environment.
Besides the high scientific value of Lanzarote’s volcanic activity, including
environmental resources protrude variety of marine flora and fauna and exclusive
If you want to know the nature and diversity of marine species, don’t wait any longer!
The stunning and unusual beauty of Lanzarote continues to baffle everyone who has
approached the island from the early days of its existence.
Pilgrims will enjoy a nice rest in between walks, watching the mischievous
physiognomy of a uninterrupted coast, privileged, where wind and water unite to
create exceptional places worthy of respect and attentive care.
White or black volcanic sand and the variety of beaches and volcanoes on the island is
unknown to many, even after several visits to the island.
Large and magnificent beaches, small coves, wonderful places to enjoy with family or
friends. Lanzarote has some of the best beaches in Europe.