Lanzarote is situated just 120km off the seacoast of Africa and is the most easterly of the Canary Islands. Formed as a result of volcanic activity about 15 million years ago, it is 70km long and 20km wide with around 300 volcanoes! In 1992 it was declared as part of the World Biosphere Reserve and therefore under the protection of UNESCO. The island has a mild and sunny climate all year round with a truly unique light and spectrum of colours.
There's huge scenic diversity here, on one hand strange rock formations and an almost lunar volcanic landscape - on the other fantastic wide golden or black sandy beaches pounded by perfect waves - real contrast and diversity everywhere you go. You can't imagine that anything could grow here, but fine volcanic stones absorb moisture from the atmosphere and provide suitable conditions for various crops, and grape vines, which produce a very fine white wine!
Costa Teguise has a huge variation in both the quality and type of food available and all tastes are catered for. The standard of accommodation is extremely high and ranges from 4 and 5 star hotels to simple self-catering accommodation. Everything is within easy reach, and all you need is in walking distance. However, we really do recommend hiring a car to take in some of the breathtaking eco-tourist attractions.
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There is so much to do on this island in terms of sports and attractions for families, singles, couples… everyone! The Iron Man Triathlon is held here every year, but if that seems a bit much what about some other sports available all over the island - parasailing, diving, golf, trekking, mountain biking, surfing, kiting….we dare you to be bored! Lanzarote is literally bursting with wave spots and TOP surf conditions all over the island. Warm clear waters and ideal weather conditions make it the ideal destination for pleasure seekers. Just a few hours by plane, Lanzarote is waiting to be re-discovered. The Aquarium - dive with sharks! Mirador Del Rio - a view to die for. Timanfaya National Park - 50 sq. km of volcanic landscapes, tubes and craters which will fascinate you no end. Jameos del Agua - lava tube with a natural concert hall, subterraneous lagoon, restaurant and museum.
As with the rest of the island of Lanzarote, the Costa Teguise weather is normally very good all year round. The beaches are on the whole windier than those in other spots, which explains the proliferation of windsurfers, however this can be a tangible benefit in the height of the summer.
Like most of the spots on the island, Costa Teguise nightlife could be classed as lively but not rowdy. Restaurants are open till late and there is a good variety of bars, both British and local style, in the resort.
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