Located in south Lanzarote, Playa Blanca is only some 25 kilometers from the Airport. It pertains to the municipality of Yaiza, and it stands out as a family-oriented resort by force of its calmness and peaceful atmosphere. Playa Blanca has fine direct bus connections with Arrecife (line 6), and Teguise Market (line 13). Furthermore, an entire bus line is dedicated to transporting people within Playa Blanca as such (line 30).

People who want to use Playa Blanca as starting point for exploring the entire Lanzarote should definitely resort to the plethora of car rental companies operating in Playa Blanca, since public transport does not cover all thinkable combinations. In addition to car rental, bike rental too is available in Playa Blanca, which enables the activities of people passionate about cycling.

The presence of a center like Ajaches Aventura, for instance, makes trekking not only possible, but highly rewarding in Playa Blanca. The waters surrounding this resort seem to be excellent for diving, which is why plenty of dive centers are located in Playa Blanca which, furthermore, is regularly used as starting point for island hopping and sailing in general (most sea line companies linking Lanzarote to Fuerteventura, for instance, chose Playa Blanca as harbor).

Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort, a famed luxury hotel in Lanzarote, is located in Playa Blanca, which is indicative of the high tourist standards of the resort. Nightlife and shopping are reasonable sources of tourist gratifications in Playa Blanca, but beaches, beyond all doubts, are the main asset of Playa Blanca. Flamingo and Dorada are the most notable stretches of sand in this respect, but the fact Playa Blanca is only some 4 kilometers from Papagayo, said to be the single most beautiful beach is Lanzarote, should also be mentioned.

An abundance of health and beauty care centers can be spotted in Playa Blanca. Rural tourism is highly practicable nearby Playa Blanca, with accommodation and other facilities and services provided by a large range of rural homes and villas.

The one tourist information office in Playa Blanca is located on Calle Limones, one of the main thoroughfares delineating the most important shopping area in Playa Blanca.

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