The Best Resorts in Lanzarote, Spain

Book into one of Lanzarotes extensive resorts for a relaxing getaway
Book into one of Lanzarote's extensive resorts for a relaxing getaway | © imageBROKER / Alamy Stock Photo
Vanessa Gainford

Just off the northern coast of Africa lies Lanzarote, one of the Canary Islands famed for its beautiful beaches and volcanic landscapes. The Spanish island itself has a lot to offer and each spot provides different activities, cuisine and lifestyle, so choosing where to stay is important – luckily there is an array of resorts to choose from.

1. Hotel Costa Calero Thalasso & Spa


A warm orange room at Costa Calero with two beds, a TV and a sea view
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Surrounded by landscapes ranging from mountains to the Atlantic Ocean and the luxurious sailing destination Puerto Calero Marina, Hotel Costa Calero Thalasso & Spa offers panoramic views of the ocean and resort gardens. This four-star hotel provides high-quality accommodation, dining and swimming pools for you to relax and recuperate. The resort is also perfectly located for those who want to spend the day at the beach or venture to the lava-hewn Timanfaya National Park.

2. H10 Suites Lanzarote Gardens

Bed and Breakfast, Garden Hotel, Hotel

Palm trees, a bridge and a pirate ship at outdoor pool at H10 Suites Lanzarote Gardens
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Situated in the resort town of Costa Teguise, this hotel boasts spacious rooms and suites that have been adapted for children. With a pirate ship, swimming pool, children’s buffet and an extensive entertainment program, the resort is the ideal choice for family holidays. All cuisine at the property is prepared with fresh produce and there are an array of dining options. Those in need for some R&R should check out the site’s Despacio Beauty Centre, which offers a selection of bespoke spa treatments.

3. Los Zocos Club Resort

Resort, Hotel

A bed and a balcony with seating in a basic hotel room at Los Zocos Club Resort
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With a range of leisure and relaxation options, subtropical gardens and spacious rooms, Los Zocos Club Resort has everything you need for a family, romantic or relaxing holiday. The resort itself offers international cuisine with a focus on local dishes and produce, and there are also plenty of nearby restaurants and bars to try. Located in one of the island’s popular tourist destinations, Costa Teguise, the resort is surrounded by beaches and small villages.

4. Jardines del Sol

Resort, Serviced Apartment

A bed and striped curtains in a hotel room at Jardines del Sol by Diamond Resorts; theres a view of trees from the window
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Jardines del Sol is situated on the southern tip of the island – a 25-minute walk from the pristine beaches and cosmopolitan promenade of Playa Blanca, where you’ll find restaurants, bars and a range of sea activities. The hotel architecture and design was inspired by the style of the eye-catching pueblos blancos (white villages) of Andalucía. In all, Jardines del Sol boasts well-furnished accommodation, lush gardens and a volcanic backdrop.

5. Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada Resort & Spa

Resort, Spa Hotel, Hotel, Luxury

A bed, desk, chair and terrace with sun loungers in a hotel room at Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada Resort and Spa
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This five-star resort in Lanzarote is a haven for couples and families alike. Situated in the laid-back Playa Dorada, the hotel offers panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, gastronomic cuisine, swimming pools, a gym and a luxurious spa. A stay here is ideal for those who want the best of both worlds: explore the national park or relax on the golden sand of Playa del Papagayo and return to a beautifully furnished and comfortable room each evening.

6. Princesa Yaiza

Resort, Suite Hotel, Hotel

The elegant lobby at Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort with greenery and marble floors
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Dog friendly, five-star and just 10 minutes from Marina Rubicon, the Princesa Yaiza resort is an exquisitely well-rounded place to stay. Located in the old fishing village of Playa Blanca, Princesa Yaiza exudes a Canarian colonial style, with no fewer than 12 room types to suit every client, six outdoor swimming pools, a spa and nine restaurants. The complex has so much to offer, you might even forget to explore the rest of the island.

7. Sands Beach Resort

Resort, Hotel

A sitting area with a TV and a terrace with seating in a hotel room at Sands Beach Resort
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Another resort located in Costa Teguise, Sands Beach Resort in Lanzarote sets itself apart due to its own private beach, an island restaurant complete with terrace, and heated pool for the colder winter months. Panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean are guaranteed along with pure tranquility and great cuisine – the ideal place to stay at any time of year.

8. Secrets Lanzarote Resort & Spa

Resort, Spa Hotel, Hotel, Luxury

Two beds and a terrace with sun loungers in a hotel room at Secrets Lanzarote Resort & Spa
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A five-star, adults-only resort located in the beautiful Marina Puerto Calero, Secrets Lanzarote Resort & Spa is one of the first Secrets resorts in Europe. It’s the perfect getaway to enjoy restaurants, bars, swimming pools, a gym and a spa, all with a relaxing ambience. Multilingual staff make your experience as easy and simple as can be and the selection of food, treatments and design elements all contribute to your well-being to create a relaxing and rejuvenating stay.

9. HD Beach Resort & Spa

Resort, Spa Hotel, Hotel

A bed, a hot tub with a bottle of champagne and two glasses in a modern hotel room at HD Beach Resort
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A beachfront resort located in Costa Teguise, the HD Beach Resort & Spa is a four-star, all-inclusive family hotel. If you’re looking for a holiday that accommodates families and children, this is the preferred choice. With a waterpark, playground and swimming pools, there is more than enough to keep children of all ages occupied. For adults the property offers a spa with sauna, Turkish bath, chromotherapy and hot beds along with a wide selection of massages and treatments to choose from.

10. Elba Lanzarote Royal Village Resort

Resort, Hotel

Robes and slippers on the bed of a bright hotel room at Elba Lanzarote Royal Village Resort
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This holiday complex is inspired by the visual culture of the Canary Islands: white shiny walls, volcanic rock, cobbled streets, iron lampposts and traditional benches, all surrounded by an oasis of gardens, fountains and swimming pools. Close to the fishing village of Playa Blanca, shopping centres, bars, restaurants, and Flamingo Beach – and only a 15-minute drive from the volcanic Timanfaya National Park – this hotel completely immerses you in the Lanzarote lifestyle.

11. Meliá Salinas


A pond, external seating with cushioned wooden chairs, a wooden table and pool area at Melia Salinas
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Melia Salinas has been described as a paradise on the Atlantic Ocean, abounding with tropical gardens, swimming pools, sandy beaches and luxury architecture. The cuisine here is international with an offering of fine-dining and Mediterranean signature specialties. If peace and privacy is what you seek then you can upgrade to VIP services that provide exclusive experiences, access to private areas and a personalised stay in unique villas.

12. Finca Marisa

Resort, Hotel

A bed with towels and bedside tables made of carved wood in a hotel room at Finca Marisa
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Peace, nature and simplicity are the core values at Finca Marisa, located in Tinajo. The original house has been completely refurbished in a rustic style that combines volcanic rock and white wood to recreate the original in a contemporary way. Surrounded by nature and silence, Finca Marisa is for those who want to escape everyday life. The spa has expert therapists who offer a range of massages and the resident yoga teacher, Sandra, hosts two yoga classes a day.

13. Casa Tomarén

Resort, Hotel, Villa

Curtains around a bed with a view of the landscape from the large window in a guest room at Casa Tomarén
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Surrounded by volcanoes and vineyards, Casa Tomarén (near the village of Mozaga, central Lanzarote) comprises villas situated in an oasis of gardens. The properties share a heated outdoor pool and hot tub, which slot perfectly into the tranquil landscape. This charming resort has access to the beaches and is well located for those who wish to explore the island through excursions. The resort is rural and has a chill-out area, yoga room and staff are more than happy to advise on the best local hiking trails.

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