Lanzarote Holidays - the Volcanic Canary Island

By: Simon Johnson
Situated in the eastern corner of Canary Island, Lanzarote is an exciting Spanish island with lot to offer for a good holiday. The southern part of Lanzarote is dominated with magnificent volcanoes, formed by 18th century old eruptions. The island has beaches, volcanoes, water activities, amazing resorts, sparkling nightlife, delicious cuisines and many other recreation facilities to make your holiday in Lanzarote a happening one.

Following are some of the famous tourist attractions to be visited when holidaying in Lanzarote:

Timanfaya

Holiday in Lanzarote is incomplete without a visit to the volcanic zone or the volcanoes, also known as Fire Mountain. In year 1968 the Parque National de Timanfaya was declared as a national park, which is today a major tourist attraction for all the foreign tourists and visitors. The area also has amazing camel ride which takes tourists and visitors to the hill. Due to heavy crowd of visitors and tourists on a holiday in Lanzarote, the place also has delicacy of delicious and grilled food served at renowned El Diablo restaurant at the peak of the hill.

The Cactus Garden

Designed and planned by Cesar Manrique, El Jardin del cactus garden brings an elegant collection of around 1000 different cactus species. The variety of cacti selection was chosen by Estanislo Gonzales Ferrer, Botanist.

Fundaci??r Manrique

This foundation of renowned artist Cesar Manrique is usually visited by a large number of tourists every day. The foundation is more of a showcase of this eminent artist, his life and perception. When holidaying in Lanzarote it is important to acknowledge the artist's and his work, to understand and complement the appeal of this canary island.

Jameos Del Agua

James Del Agua was once an underground lava bubble which was converted into today's theater and auditorium. This tourist attraction is a hit among many tourist and visitors holidaying in Lanzarote. 100 m long and 30m in width, this volcanic bubble is roofless and has swimming pool, garden along with a bar and dance floor made out of the rocks of volcano.

Aquapark, Costa Teguise

Holiday in Lanzarote can be fun with family too. This huge aqua park of Lanzarote brings all the family fun as its offer water rides, flumes, pools and lots of water. Tourist and visitors holidaying in Lanzarote often end up at this water park, to rest and enjoy between their excursions to island's amazing beauty.

Wine museum El Grifo

With over 40,000 tourist and visitors paying a visit to it every year, El Grifo is the major and highly admired wine museum. The wine producing region of this island is worth paying a visit when holidaying in Lanzarote. The museum also has a monument of Grifo, a work of art by famous Cesar Manrique.

Best time to visit of holiday in Lanzarote

The best season to visit Lanzarote would be the months of September and October.
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