Enhance your time on the eastern shores of this popular Spanish isle with resort hotels featuring complimentary water sports, vibrant bars, al-fresco restaurants and brightly decorated rooms. There are plenty of off-site activities and attractions too, such as a fun-filled aqua park with waterslides and zip lines and bustling shop-lined cobbled squares in the towns. You’ll also be able to visit Lanzarote’s natural wonders, from the towering volcano at Timanfaya National Park to the ambient Jameos del Agua cave system
Costa Teguise hotels for a fabulous beach getaway in Lanzarote
Beachfront accommodation with neatly kept sea-view rooms
With direct access to the shimmering golden sands of Playa del Jablillo, Hotel Grand Teguise Playa is the ideal spot for a beach holiday. You can swim in the aquamarine waters and bask on the sands, then return to your favourite place beside one of the two on-site saltwater pools in minutes.
Rooms are decorated in cool blue tones that reflect the colours of the Atlantic Sea sparkling just outside your patio doors. Settle in on the balcony to admire the Teguise beach views with a refreshing drink from your mini-fridge or head out for an open-air sundowner at the pool bar. Visit the spacious buffet restaurant, which regularly organises themed dinners, to sample hand-carved meats accompanied by colourful salads. For a taste of Spanish culture, ask about the paella and sangria demonstrations.
Bike rental means you can easily ride along the El Jablillo beach boardwalk when you’re not relaxing on site: an activity best followed up by a soothing sauna or massage back at the hotel.
Grand Teguise Playa
An adults-only Costa Teguise beach hotel for a peaceful break
Choose the Barceló Teguise Beach for a relaxing holiday spent on a Bali bed with a minty mojito in hand beside one of the two infinity pools. This Mediterranean-style hotel overlooking the sea is a few minutes’ walk from the bustling Las Cucharas beach, where you can take a leisurely dip or indulge in an adrenaline-boosting scuba diving, surfing or kitesurfing lesson organised by the hotel.
You can also treat yourself to some R&R at the spa. Book in at this blue-lit space for a stint in the 35ºC relaxation pool, sauna, steam bath and bi-thermal shower. If you’re with your other half, get pampered together in the couples’ room with a soothing Escape for Two treatment, including a massage tailored to your body.
Some of the brightly coloured rooms at this Costa Teguise adults-only hotel feature Jacuzzis indoors or out on the private terrace. All the rooms have a balcony for taking in the views, as well as a rain shower. Unwind in your room before heading to the relaxed Atlantic buffet restaurant for an authentic Canarian dinner or more international flavours.
Barceló Teguise Beach
Designer hotel by Spanish architect Fernando Higueras and artist Cesar Manrique
If the beach is where you want to be on your adults-only Costa Teguise holiday, opt for Meliá Salinas: it’s set beside not one but two white-sand shorelines. The beautifully designed space was conjured up by award-winning Spanish architect Fernando Higueras with Lanzarote’s cultural history in mind.
Decorated in all-white tones, the classic rooms are in keeping with the hotel’s theme and have slick amenities and designer furniture to bolster their unique feel. Pad across Florentine marble floors towards your terrace or balcony to take in views over the pond-studded botanical gardens beyond.
Meals are a real treat at this hotel, too. Head to Mosaico for island favourites, this spot overlooks the innovative lagoon-style pool masterminded by famed Lanzarote artist Manrique. Or pull up an avant-garde basket chair at Casa Nostra to nibble on home-crafted pizzas. Before lunch, you can work on your serve at one of three tennis courts. Choose from dance classes, yoga, Pilates and ping-pong tournaments as well, or organise a trip to nearby Golf Club Costa Teguise, an 18-hole golf course par 72 by British designer John Harris.
One of the top family-friendly places to stay in Costa Teguise
Make memories at Occidental Lanzarote Playa, a hotel just off the dive-welcoming cove of El Ancla. It has direct access to the beach, so you won’t have to walk far when returning to the resort for lunch at the on-site buffet restaurant, with its views of the bright blue seafront. You could also stroll into Las Palmas for European eateries like Oscar’s Restaurant (known for succulent pepper sauce-soaked steaks).
Bring the kids along to this family-friendly Costa Teguise hotel and they can paddle in the children’s pool or take on dry-land adventures at the playground and in the games room. For peace and quiet, send them off to make friends at the mini club while you try a Latin dancing class or work on your balance during a paddleboard yoga lesson. There’s also evening entertainment throughout the week.
Rooms at the Occidental are modern spaces enlivened by splashes of colour. If you’re travelling with younger jetsetters, opt for a spacious Family Junior Suite. These are designed for four and each has air conditioning for a comfortable night’s sleep.
Barceló Lanzarote Active Resort
A child-centred hotel in Lanzarote with a pirate ship, mini club and kids' buffet
Children are well catered for at H10 Suites Lanzarote Gardens. This hotel has a pool with slides, a special kids’ buffet in the main Famara Restaurant—even a pirate ship. Plus, mini clubs keep little ones busy while mums and dads seek sanctuary in the Despacio Beauty Centre.
Treatments at this luxury hotel in Costa Teguise include therapeutic sea mud masks and ultra-soothing hot stone massages performed in a serene olive-painted space decorated in Buddhist ornaments. You can also pamper yourself with a sauna followed by a manicure or pedicure.
Rooms too are relaxing spaces at H10 Suites—select a family space for a king-size bed with plenty of room for morning cuddles with the children. Your sleek neutral-toned bathroom comes with a deep tub and complimentary Earth Collection amenities.
Use your en-suite to get ready for an evening at the RÍO BAR, where you can sink into the plush red armchairs to watch live entertainment aimed at young guests as well as old. If the kids can’t sit still, send them to the mini disco to dance with the hotel’s lovable mascot, Daisy.
H10 Suites Lanzarote Gardens
A spacious swimming pool and serene gardens
With 2,000 square metres of outdoor swimming pools and leafy indoor gardens studded with waterfalls and lakes, Hotel Beatriz Costa & Spa is an impressive place to stay in Costa Teguise. Wander around the resort and you’ll soon come across the hydrothermal circuit with its three swimming pools, bubble massage beds and Turkish baths.
Dry off and settle into a hammock at the sun terrace next to the pool, rising after a rest to test out some of the hotel activities. There’s tennis, petanque, archery and mini-golf to choose from. Want to unwind? Your light-filled room has floor-to-ceiling windows and a modern en-suite covered in glossy tiles. Alternatively, relax under the pyramid-shaped, floating bamboo structure of Piano Bar Manila, set on a small pond.
When you’re not browsing the on-site shopping arcade, nearby attractions include Lanzarote Aquarium; head here to see sharks through the walk-through viewing tunnel. While you’re in the area, stop at Mi Piace for the volcano pizza, a playful reference to the island’s landscape, or return to the hotel for seafood-stuffed paella eaten al-fresco on the geometric stools at Davao Restaurant.
Hotel Beatriz Costa & Spa
An family-friendly hotel with a nightclub for adults and a mini-club for kids
Active types will be drawn to HD Beach Resort & Spa’s water sports centre and personalised programmes at the gym. The pristine gardens bordering the sea here are also connected by a bike path that circles the hotel making a scenic space to jog or cycle. Alternatively, spend the holiday making your way through spa facilities ranging from steam baths and saunas to hotbeds and chromotherapy.
Little ones might prefer to make the on-site splash park their first port of call, perhaps closely followed by dancing at the kids’ disco, enjoying the playground or signing up for fun activities at the mini-club. Families travelling together can opt for special child-friendly rooms with kitchenettes, which include a PlayStation 3 and handy extras such as a baby phone, bottle warmer and cot for infants.
Pick from one of four acclimatised swimming pools for daily dips and sunbathing as you ponder which restaurant to try out next at this Costa Teguise all-inclusive hotel. The smart buffet is a novel choice for those who like to know about what they’re eating, as it displays screens next to the artfully prepared food informing you about allergens and nutritional content.
HD Beach Resort
An all-inclusive hotel in Costa Teguise with direct access to Lanzarote's longest beach
Be Live Experience Lanzarote Beach looks out over lively Playa de Las Cucharas, the longest beach on Lanzarote. Make the most of its prime position by booking a room with views over the curving bay from your balcony.
You can also pull up a chair beside the huge windows of Manrique restaurant for fiery Mexican and Spanish meals with views of the tree-lined courtyard beyond. In the evenings, the buffet restaurant often puts on cooking shows and themed nights.
Burn off the calories with one of the resort’s action-packed aerobics and diving sessions, or simply grab yourself a sunlounger at the lagoon-style pool and spend afternoons absorbed in a page-turner.
If you or your partner prefer to work on your swing, ask about golf days out at one of the prestigious courses nearby, such as the oasis-like Costa Teguise Golf Club. For the kids, a mini club’s on hand (run by a dedicated team of staff) to keep them occupied.
Be Live Experience Lanzarote Beach
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