Lanzarote has many more attractions to visit that just the CACT centres mentioned above, if you like museums, there's the Museo Tanit in San Bartolomé where you can visit a Canarian house dating back to 1735, Casa Museo Manrique offers a glimpse into the artists private life with a tour of his home in Haría where he lived until his fatal accident.
Castillo Santa Bárbara in Teguise is now the pirate museum, this castle used to protect the islanders from pirate attacks, fascinating and fun for children. Lanzarote's original airport founded in 1946 is now the Museo Aeronáutico del Aeropuerto, it's amazing to think this little building was still in use until 1970.The Museo Agrícola El Patio was the biggest farm in Lanzarote and dates back to 1840, still growing crops and home to livestock today, there's penty of artefacts to be found in the Canarian buildings. Just along from the Fire Mountains is the Timanfaya Visitor Centre, where tourists can find lots of interactive information about volcanoes.
Visit the Fundación César Manrique to find examples of Manrique's art and discover how the artist created his former home around a series of volcanic bubbles. Palacio Spínola is a fabulous example of Canarian architecture which is currently used as the Casa Museo del Timple, with live music concerts and timple displays.
Both Teguise and Haría have Museos de Arte Sacro where examples of religious art are displayed. Whether you believe the legend or not, LagOmar is an interesting place to visit, the house reported to have been lost by Omar Sherif in a game of cards is open as a museum and the landscaped gardens around the old quarry provide a lovely setting for the restaurant.
For families looking to entertain children there are three waterparks in Lanzarote. The original Aquapark in Costa Teguise plus two smaller and newer parks Aqualava and Dinoland in Playa Blanca which are attached to hotels but open to the public too. The Lanzarote Aquarium in Costa Teguise is the largest in the Canary Islands, there's lots of tanks to see including shark eggs and seahorses, walk through shark tunnel and find Nemo.
Rancho Texas Park in Puerto del Carmen is a full day out, there's plenty of animals to see, sealion and bird shows and a waterpark with children's play and slides as well as sun loungers to relax on. Guinate Tropical Park has penguins, meerkats and over 1,000 birds to observe, situated on the risco de Famara in the North.
Above are all the places you can visit, there's also a long list of activities to try out too. Karting on an interesting hillside track in San Bartolomé, Jetski rides in Puerto del Carmen & Playa Blanca, horseriding near Uga, camel riding in Timanfaya, buggy & quad tours, boat excursions, big game fishing, windsurfing in Costa Teguise, surfing in Famara, scuba diving, golf, tennis, sailing, mountain bike and road cycling, trekking etc.
Our team can help advise you to get the most out of your holiday in Lanzarote, want to know where to go, what do do, eat in the best restaurants.....just ask, we'd be delighted to give you some local tips.