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Explore the unique UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Lanzarote formed by the volcanic eruptions of the 18th Century which are best seen in the Timanfaya National Park. Discover the architectural works of native visionary artist Cesar Manrique which enhance some of the island’s main sights, visit the excellent beaches and enjoy the charming villages and ports of this extraordinary island. A fascinating trip at any time of year due to the island’s ideal climate.
Day 1 | Arrive at Arrecife
Transfer to your first hotel at the beach resort of Costa Teguise. The afternoon is yours to relax on the beach or explore the shops and restaurants.
Day 2 | Cycle Costa Teguise to Haria | Distance 21 miles (34km)
Once equipped with your bike, you depart Costa Teguise and cycle north to the town of Haria. There are longer routes available but make sure you take the opportunity to visit some of the famous works of art of Cesar Manrique including El Jardin de Cactus, Los Jameos del Aqua and El Mirador del Rio. Cycling on you can visit the volcanic cave, La Cueva de los Verdes and the fishing villages of the north coast before arriving in Haria located in the valley of a thousand palms.
Day 3 | Cycle Haria to San Bartolome | Distance 18 miles (29km) or 28miles (43km)
Today you ride through the centre of the island to the once capital of Lanzarote, Teguise, with fantastic views of the coast. We suggest a stop here for lunch or a drink whilst admiring the regional architecture. Then the route continues on to San Bartolome and your hotel for the next two nights in the vineyards of La Geria.
Day 4 | San Bartolome
Today you can choose to relax in your rural hotel or take the round cycle trip which takes you to the beautiful beach of Famara, through stunning lava fields and back to San Bartolome (31 miles/50km).
Day 5 | Cycle San Bartolome to Playa Blanca | Distance 29 miles (47km) or 36 miles (58km)
Moving on from San Bartolome you cycle towards one of the highlights of the tour, the Parque Nacional de Timanfaya in the south of the island. The spectacular park was created by volcanic eruptions between 1730 and 1736, which have formed the impressive volcanic landscape. Then its on to the seaside village of Playa Blanca passing the volcanic crater of El Golfo.
Day 6 | Playa Blanco
Today is another free day offering you the chance to enjoy the beaches and caves in Playa Blanco and Papagayo, some of the best on the island. Alternatively, take the boat to the nearby island of Fuerteventura for a circuit of the island (43 miles/70km) or ride to El Golfo for a seafood lunch (20 miles/36km).
Day 7 | Cycle Playa Blanco to Arrecife | Distance 30 miles (47km)
Returning to Arrecife, the route passes through the stunning hills of Femes and the wine country of La Geria, where you’ll see the unique landscape which has been created by the volcanic ash and produces excellent wine well worth a taste. The final stretch follows the coast and the beach promenade from Puerto del Carmen to the port city of Arrecife.
Day 8 | Departure
We say “adios” before your short transfer to the airport at Arrecife.
Note: The accommodation listed below is indicative, it is not guaranteed and is subject to availability. Alternative accommodation of an equal standard may be used.
The Gran hotel is a beachfront property with views onto Arrecife’s El Reducto beach. The luxurious hotel offers large modern rooms, a lovely restaurant, popular with the locals, an outdoor swimming pool and spa.
The whitewashed contemporary hotel is a short walk from the beach and has been designed in Canarian Moorish style. The hotel offers chic rooms, restaurant, two outdoor swimming pools and a spa.
This authentic hotel is designed in a rural farmhouse style and situated in the heart of vineyards with comfortably appointed bedrooms. The hotel benefits from a palm tree lined outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant serviving locally sourced food.
This chic hotel is located on the beachfront with design influenced by the famous Cesar Manrique. The hotel has two outdoor pools, four restaurants, a beach bar, spa, tennis courts and as you would expect exceptional service.
Tour Only Prices
|Departure Dates||Nights||Adult Prices|
|Low Season||7||£1035||Enquire Now|
|High Season||7||£1145||Enquire Now|
Package Prices (Flights and Transfers Included)
|Departure Dates||Nights||Adult Prices|
|Low Season||7||£1315||Enquire Now|
|High Season||7||£1395||Enquire Now|
Single Occupancy Supplement: £28 per night
eBike Supplement: £90 per person
Road Bike Supplement: £50 per person
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