Image: Lanzarote Christmas 2018 with the family
The great thing about Lanzarote is that it’s a year round destination, with summer and winter sun pretty much guaranteed. Here is our lowdown on the top resorts for families.
The 9 Best Family Friendly Hotels In Lanzarote
Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort (Playa Blanca)
Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at this family-friendly beachfront resort. There are 6 outdoor swimming pools, a Thalasso and spa centre, sports facilities and 8 restaurants. The family rooms have double beds and single beds for the kids, there is an outdoor play area for kids of all ages, kids club, babysitting service, shuttle services and rainy day activities.
H10 Rubicón Palace (Playa Blanca)
This chic family resort has white-washed buildings around a lagoon-style pool. Overlooking La Mulata Beach, it features a spa and 10 restaurants and bars. There is a spa with an indoor pool with hydromassage beds, Turkish baths and a sauna. There are kids clubs for different ages, with entertainment provided, as well as Daisy Adventure, which offers a pirate ship and water games.
Iberostar Lanzarote Park (Playa Blanca)
Beachfront hotel is situated a short walk from the bay of Playa Flamingo. There are 4 outdoor swimming pools for adults and 3 for children. There is a free gym and sun terrace with sun loungers. There is also a spa including a sauna, a hammam and a hot tub. Timanfaya National Park is 12.4 miles away. Family rooms come with beds and sofa beds.
Seaside Los Jameos Playa (Puerto del Carmen)
Situated on Los Pocillos Beach these lovely hacienda style apartments are set around a palm-strewn pool. There is a spa and wellness centre and there are daily activities for adults and children, including mini-golf and beach volleyball. There are also games and activities for children. The kids’ club (ages 4-11) has its own play park, pool and sandpit.
Elba Lanzarote Royal Village Resort (Playa Blanca)
This resort is made up of traditional Canarian whitewashed suites, situated in lush tropical gardens. There are 5 outdoor pools, including a children’s pool with slides and waterfalls, and an indoor heated pool. Timanfaya National Park is 6.2 miles away. There are 4 restaurants on site. The Kids Club is for children aged 4+.
H10 Suites Lanzarote Gardens (Costa Teguise)
This resort has 2 swimming pools and a children’s pool with slides. It offers a wide range of activities. All suites have a kitchenette and a living room whilst all bungalows have a fully equipped kitchen and a living room. The kids club offers activities for children aged from 6 months up to 17 years. There is a pirate ship with waterslides and a shallow swimming pool for toddlers. There is also a playground and sports facilities including a football pitch and archery. Themed buffets are served 3 times a week. There is also a lounge bar with music and a snack bar by the pool.
Finca de Arrieta (Tabayesco)
350 yards from the nearest sandy beach, Finca de Arrieta offers sustainable accommodation on Lanzarote island. There is a year-round solar heated outdoor pool and views of the sea and mountains. The group accommodation and self-catering suites are ideal for families, plus there’s a playground and trampoline for the kids. Some larger holiday homes include free use of a free courtesy hybrid car.
Casa Rural Villa Lola Y Juan (Haria)
A family-friendly country-style hotel in the village of Haria, in northern Lanzarote. It offers an outdoor pool with sun loungers and free Wi-Fi. Apartments have a living room with a sofa. They also have a well-equipped kitchenette and dining area with a fridge and microwave. Breakfast is available. The garden terrace has barbecue facilities. Shops and restaurants are within a 5-minute walk of the hotel.
Sunny Golf Villas (Puerto del Carmen)
These villas with private pool sleep up to 6, so great for larger families. Only a 10-minute walk from Puerto del Carmen Beach the modern duplex apartments feature private sun terraces with sea views. There is also free parking and WiFi.
Lanzarote with Kids – Tips and Recommendations
- Visit the spectacular Timanfaya National Park. The Las Montañas del Fuego are like a walk on the Moon.
- Experience a camel ride in a volcano park. This is a bumpy and memorable experience for all the family
- Take the kids to Lanzarote’s biggest water park Aquapark Costa Teguise
- Head to Rancho Texas, a zoo and water park which has daily shows featuring birds of prey, sea lions, dolphins and cockatoos.
- You could go for a full-day tour of Lanzarote and all its highlights.
- Try a 6-hour sailing trip to La Graciosa. Great for families but adult only on Fridays.