Lanzarote is a premiere tourist destination in Spain. It is located northeast of the Canary Islands and near the African coastline. Lanzarote enjoys plenty of sunshine which makes it a favorite vacation spot for sun worshipers and beach lovers. Most tourists prefer making discount hotel reservations during wintertime when the weather is pleasant and the water is warm. Summers can get too hot that's why it is better to book discount hotels during springtime. Find the best deals in Lanzarote hotels online.
Lanzarote was the first island in the Canaries to be occupied. Its history started when the Phoenicians arrived in the area around 1100 BC. Lanzarote was mentioned by Greek philosophers describing this place as a fertile land located in the Atlantic. After the downfall of the Roman Empire, Lanzarote remained uninhabited until the 10th century when the Arabs arrived in the island.
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The month of February in Lanzarote was made more fun because of the colorful carnivals held during that time including the Arrecife Carnival and Puerto del Carmen Carnival. The best place to start sightseeing is at Timanfaya National Park where you can find the Mountains of Fire. Another popular volcanic formation is the Jameos del Agua. Other must-see attractions include the Cueva de los Verdes, Los Jameos del Agua, Rancho Texas Park and Guinate Tropical Park.
It is highly-recommended to rent a car since it is less expensive than hiring a taxi plus you can freely explore the island. If you have a low budget, you can just take the bus which covers the whole island.