Playa Blanca
Playa Blanca is a resort found on the southern tip of Lanzarote. In recent years, Playa Blanca has become an exclusive attraction for families and couples seeking a 'quieter' holiday, in comparison to the more livelier resort of Puerte Del Carmen, which is around 45K away. Playa Blanca is generally less windier than the rest of the island, due to it's Southern location of the island.



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Hotels in Playa Blanca

Sandos Papagayo Arena Score 8.275 from 68 reviews
Las Acacias, 6 8.28/10
Along with the tennis courts, you can also play a game of 5-a-side football on the multipurpose sports court or some mini golf. Sports activities and tournaments are also organised by the hotel’s professional staff. Throughout the day and night you can enjoy the entertainment provided by the hotel staff or, in the evenings, by visiting professional acts. Whilst you relax, children have fun in the playground or at the mini club (4-12 year olds). This supervised entertainment finishes in the late afternoon with the mini disco. ... more
 
Gran Hotel Atlantis Bahía Real G.L Score 9.275 from 60 reviews
Avenida Grandes Playas 9.28/10
In addition to the facilities already mentioned, this hotel has an on-site spa centre, a mini club for the little ones, a play station centre and a convention centre equipped with the state of the art technologies. ... more
 
Nautilus Bungalows Score 8.475 from 9 reviews
Gramillo, 5 - Urb. Matagorda 8.48/10
This resort is set in a 12-hectare estate, surrounded by gardens with palm trees. It also has 2 heated swimming pools, a mini golf course, a playground and exhibition hall. The resort is equipped for wheelchair access throughout. ... more
 
Club Las Olas I & II Score 6.25 from 32 reviews
Avda Las Palmeras Nº 1 6.25/10
Enjoy a relaxing and unforgettable holiday close to white sandy beaches, 500 metres from vibrant night-life and not far from Corralejo Dunes Park at this tranquil hotel complex in Corralejo. The resort is situated in one of the most tranquil areas of the city of Corralejo, on the island of Fuerteventura. It is 500 metres from the shopping zone, 300 metres from the beaches in the heart of the city and 2 km from the Natural Park of Dunas de Corralejo. ... more
 
Villas Don Rafael Score 9.275 from 4 reviews
Barqueta, 12 9.28/10
All of the villas have 3 double rooms and 2 bathrooms, one of which is en suite. There is also a spacious lounge area with a well-equipped American kitchen. They also have large windows, allowing lots of natural light to enter. The villas each have a private swimming pool, sun terrace, gardens and barbecue equipment. ... more
 
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The Sanctuary of Loyola, Getaria and Zarauz 8 hours

The Sanctuary of Loyola, Getaria and Zarauz

Follow the highway towards the east, into the province of Gipuzkoa. On the way to the Sanctuary of Loyola, you will be able to admire the areas of inner Basque Country, combined with rural valleys and industrial villages trapped in between mountains like the villages of Durango, Eibar and Elgoibar.

Arrive at the core of the province, and after the industrial village of Azkoitia, you will arrive at your first stop, the Sanctuary of Loyola, hometown of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits. Here you will visit the Basilica and the tower house where he was born and lived. Depending on the time, you may wish to attend a ceremony.

Next you follow the route towards the coast on the north, passing through Azpeitia heading. You will also pass through Zestoa, a famous natural spa village with healing waters that attracted the royalty of Europe during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Later you will arrive to the coast at Zumaia, a beautiful village very much appreciated by Basque summer tourists. Following the coastal road you will arrive at your next stop, Getaria. A unique medieval fishing village and hometown of famous figures like captain Juan Sebastian Elcano (the first man to travel around the world by sea), and Cristobal Balenciaga, the famous designer.

Finally arrive at Zarauz, a beautiful tourist destination with the largest beach in the province of Gipuzkoa. There will be free time for lunch and your guide will suggest a selection of recommended local restaurants. Finally you will return directly back to Bilbao to arrive at approximately 5:30pm.

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Toledo, El Escorial, Valley of the Fallen 9 hours

Toledo, El Escorial, Valley of the Fallen

Travel south of Madrid approximately 44 miles (71 kilometers) to the glorious city of Toledo, the capital of Spain in medieval times and setting for the famous paintings of El Greco. Towering towards the sky of Castile, surrounded by the river Tajo, the city is a National Monument to Spain's art, history and spirituality.

Throughout the town you can appreciate the different architectural styles of Arabic, Mudejar Gothic and Renaissance whilst walking through its charming narrow and steeped streets. A guide will accompany you on a visit to the outside of the Cathedral which is an outstanding example from the Spanish Gothic period.

You will also visit the St. Tome Church where the masterpiece from El Greco is located "The Burial from the Lord of Orgaz", The Synagogue from Sta. Ma La Blanca, St. Juan of the King and a gothic style monastery. You will spend 2 to 3 hours in Toledo.

El Escorial Monastery, founded by Philip II in the 16th Century, is the largest Spanish building of the Renaissance. It was originally built to provide a place where the King could live the life of a monk whilst ruling the Spanish Empire. Enjoy a guided tour (including entrance fees) of the Austria's Palace, Kings Pantheon, Infants Pantheon, Capitular Rooms and the Basilica.

Located only 6 miles (9.5 kilometers) north of El Escorial lies the Valley of the Fallen, a vast Basilica excavated inside of the mountain, on top of which looms a gigantic granite monument. This majestic cross was built by General Franco to remember the dead of Spain's Civil War. The entire complex is surrounded by a landscape of unique beauty. Enjoy a guided tour inside the Basilica.

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Three Day Granada City Break 3 days / 2 nights

The Alhambra, Granada

Very few cities have such a dense history reflected in its many monuments, its appearance and its daily life as does Granada. Visit the most famous monument of the Arabian culture - the breathtakingly beautiful Alhambra Palace and the Generalife Gardens.

Lying at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Granada is home to Spain's most famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites - the Alhambra Palace and the Generalife Gardens.

Take the time to explore Granada with a three day city break, giving you plenty of time to get under the skin of this famous city. A morning city tour is included to get you started, and you can choose from three or four star accommodation.

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