Canarian in Playa Blanca

La Chalanita

Hidden away in a charmingly homey 1st-floor dining room overlooking the seafront promenade is this busy meat-and-seafood specialist where a welcoming team tends to diners (both local and visiting). Smartly...

International in Playa Blanca


With ocean views, a warm welcome and a more imaginative menu than most around here, La Romántica gets consistently positive reviews from travellers. The world-roaming cooking dabbles in a little of everything:...

Lounge in Playa Blanca

El Mirador

The stylish seafront chill-out terrace gazing across the waves to the Montaña Roja is the draw at this popular Marina Rubicón address – perfect for kicking back with tropical cocktails or a glass of Lanzarote...

Spanish in Playa Blanca

El Horno de la Abuela

A long-standing, rustic-style restaurant squirrelled away near Playa Blanca's church, dishing up hearty portions of Spanish cuisine, with an emphasis on goat, suckling pig and other meaty fare served with chunky...

Beach in Playa Blanca

Playa Flamingo

This golden-white family-friendly beach, 1.5km southwest of central Playa Blanca, has plenty of sunbeds and facilities and lovely views across to Fuerteventura.

Market in Playa Blanca

Mercadillo Marina Rubicón

This twice-weekly arts and crafts market sees artisans set up shop along the water, showcasing everything from olive oil to handcrafted jewellery.

Beach in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca

A small curve of pale soft sand (hence the name Playa Blanca), the small Blue Flag main beach at the heart of town is popular.

Spanish in Playa Blanca

Restaurante Casa José

With its traditional green paintwork and quiet position opposite the church, Canarian-focused Casa José delivers good seafood dishes and classics like Lanzarote queso fresco or papas arrugadas, plus an €11 set...

Canarian in Playa Blanca

Casa Pedro

An old white house with mint-green doors and windows, Casa Pedro has a fabulous seafront location and reliably decent regional and seafood dishes, from paella to tortilla de patatas to the day's catch grilled...

Jazz in Playa Blanca

Blue Note

In a lovely spot at the southern end of Marina Rubicón, overlooking the yachts, this blue-and-white-decked jazz bar and international restaurant (tapas €4 to €10) hosts regular live concerts at around 8pm.

Tower in Playa Blanca

Torre del Águila

This 18th-century tower, built to fend off pirate attacks, stands guard over the southern coastline 2.5km east of the centre (just beyond the Marina Rubicón).