Lanzarote is one of Spain’s Canary Islands, known for its lunar-like volcanic landscapes and excellent beaches. A UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, it offers the best of both worlds: plenty of restaurants, accommodation and beach resorts, as well as nature and beauty. Here are the best Airbnbs in Lanzarote.
Cosy apartment by the sea
Airbnb - Cozy apartment by the sea, Lanzarote | Courtesy of Airbnb
This one-bedroom duplex apartment is located in Punta Mujeres, close to the northern tip of the island. Inside it’s bright and comfortable and can sleep three. There’s a small kitchen and colourful lounge area, as well as a cosy bedroom. The standout feature, however, is the large wrap-around terrace with mesmerising views out towards the rocks and ocean. You could easily spend hours each day relaxing here.
This delightful one-bed apartment is located in the town of Costa Teguise on the south coast of the island. The interior is simple and cosy, but it’s the outside that really makes this property special. It features a large terrace with a dining area and sun loungers, right over the ocean. Here you’ll wake up to the sound of the waves beneath your bedroom window and enjoy breakfast while overlooking the shore. There’s also a fully equipped kitchen and cosy lounge area.
This nature lover’s Airbnb sits just five minutes from the northern beaches of Lanzarote, inside the natural reserve of La Corona. The house itself is set on the side of a volcano and is made from natural stone and wood. Inside it’s spacious and contemporary, with elements of the the natural world in the plants and stones. It has two double beds, as well as a kitchen and dining area. The highlight is the garden, filled with fruit trees and offering amazing sea and mountain views.
This pretty guesthouse is located four kilometres from the beaches of Puerto del Carmen near the village of Macher in the southwest part of the island. It’s a small whitewashed cottage that can sleep two guests in one double room. It also boasts a lovely outdoor sunbathing area and a private hot tub. There is also a pool you can use at the owner’s house next door.
Located in the village of Masdache close to the Cueva de los Naturalistas natural park, this cute little Airbnb is a small whitewashed villa set in a lunar-like volcanic landscape. Even though it’s located in the centre of the island, beaches north and south of it are about a 20-minute drive away. The villa can sleep two guests and has one double bedroom, so it’s ideal for a romantic couple’s getaway. It also boasts its own private pool.
You can’t really get closer to the sea than with this small, charming two-bedroom house right on the oceanfront. It’s situated between the big resort towns of Arrecife and Puerto del Carmen on Playa Honda, on the south coast of the island. The house can sleep four and has a cosy lounge area, as well as separate kitchen and dining room. It’s situated ideally if you want to try out windsurfing and kitesurfing, or simply want to sunbathe or bike along the promenade.
Rural Casita in Tiagua, Lanzarote | Courtesy of Airbnb
This cute, traditional-style cottage is located just outside the small village of Tiagua in the centre of the island. A whitewashed and stone building, this 200-year-old casita has been lovingly restored both inside and out. Inside, it’s spacious with high ceilings and wooden rafters, maintaining all its old, traditional features, while outside there’s a lovely volcanic stone garden and outdoor terrace with a large pool. It sleeps just two guests, so it’s perfect for a couple. There’s also an attached farmhouse with elegant interiors, which sleeps six. The cottage costs from €85 per night, while the farmhouse costs from €160 per night.