Costa Teguise is a popular and attractive tourist resort on the eastern side of the island of Lanzarote in Spain’s Canary Islands. The coast has endless opportunities for fun and relaxation, with its beautiful beaches, fascinating sites and museums to visit, as well as golf and water sports. The island’s volcanic landscape makes for a different type of scenery, while the beaches take your breath away. Dine at the many restaurants, serving delicious traditional cuisine and international dishes, or enjoy a cold glass or two at one of the many bars along the coast.
The following are some of the must-see and do items on the Costa Teguise.
1. Fundación César Manrique
Fundación César Manrique is set in the home of César Manrique, artist extraordinaire, who lived in the house from 1968 to 1988. Totally designed by Manrique, the house is set in and on the lava from volcanic eruptions (dating back to around 1730) and some of the rooms occupy bubbles in that lava with tunnels leading between them. The architecture and furniture design is functional and attractive and visitors can explore most of the house, as well as the outdoor swimming pool and entertainment area, the garden and the artist’s studio.
Fundación César Manrique
Address: Taro de Tahíche – C/ Jorge Luis Borges, 16. Tahíche, 35507, Lanzarote
Website: Fundación César Manrique
2. Aquapark Costa Teguise
Aquapark Costa Teguise is a fun waterpark located on the island of Lanzarote, offering fun for the whole family. There are water slides, along with go-karts for the kids and paintball for the adults. A cafeteria serves snacks and drinks on site.
Aquapark Costa Teguise
Address: Avenida del Golf s/n, Costa Teguise - Lanzarote
Website: Aquapark Costa Teguise
3. Playa Del Jablillo
Playa Del Jablillo is a popular beach on the Costa Teguise. The beach is perfect for family days out on the beach as it is naturally sheltered from the tides and the wind. There are sunbeds and showers on offer, as well as several cafés and shops on the promenade. The beach has boardwalks and ramps to make it accessible to all, along with lifeguards on duty all year round. Scuba diving can be enjoyed off the beach and lessons are available.
Playa Del Jablillo
Address: Costa Teguise, Lanzarote, Spain
Website: Playa Del Jablillo
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4. Lanzarote Aquarium
The Lanzarote Aquarium is the largest in the Canary Islands, where hundreds of different marine species can be seen in 33 different environments. Enjoy watching the sharks swim backwards and forwards in the underwater tunnel and central tank. There are also three touch pools for adults and children where visitors can learn more about various species, including the sea urchins and sea cucumbers.
Address: Centro Comercial El Trébol, Avda. Las Acacias s/n, 35508 Costa Teguise, Lanzarote
Website: Lanzarote Aquarium
5. Playa El Ancla
Playa el Ancla is the southernmost beach on the Costa Teguise, consisting of a small cove with clean white sand and beautifully clear water. The beach is perfect for relaxing in the sun, having a swim or snorkeling to see the multitude of fish on the rocky sea bed.
Playa El Ancla
Address: Costa Teguise, Lanzarote
Website: Playa El Ancla
6. Costa Teguise Golf
Golf is a popular pastime on the Costa Teguise, with excellent facilities available. The Costa Teguise Golf Club offers the chance to play golf at the foot of a volcano, while surrounded by pretty palm trees and with sea views all the way. The course has 18 holes designed by John Harris and was built in 1978. The design is varied, with several dog legs to keep golfers interested and challenged.
Costa Teguise Golf
Address: Avenida del Golf, s/n, 35508 Costa Teguise, Lanzarote
Website: Costa Teguise Golf
7. Castillo de San Gabriel
The Castle of Saint Gabriel is set on a tiny island (Islote de Los Ingleses) and is accessible via two causeways – one for vehicles and one for pedestrians. The castle was originally a wooden fortress, which was burned down by Berber pirates. The current stone castle was built in the 16th-century.
Castillo de San Gabriel
Address: Antiguo Muelle Comercial de Arrecife, 35500 Lanzarote
Website: Castillo de San Gabriel
8. Jameos del Agua
Jameos del Agua is located inside a volcanic tunnel, created by an eruption many years ago. Its name refers to the underground lake, which is a unique geological formation. There is also an underground concert hall, as well as a restaurant and the salt lake at this location.
Jameos del Agua
Address: Carretera Arrecife-Orzola, S/N, 35520 Haria
Website: Jameos del Agua
Enjoy your trip to the Costa Teguise
Make the most of this list and have fun in the sun all year around on the beautiful Costa Teguise in Lanzarote, Spain.
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