You don’t need to travel to Bora Bora to have a five star holiday to remember. Lanzarote, located in the Canary Islands, provides all you look for in a luxury holiday – sun, sea, sand and most importantly five star luxury hotels. If you live in Europe, why spend hours on a plane? Here are the top three luxury hotels in Lanzarote.
Melia Salinas & The Garden Vilas
If you’re looking for a romantic hideaway with your loved one, Melia Salinas & The Garden Vilas in Costa Teguise is the only place to be. The subtropical gardens in which the hotel sits in will make you forget you are in Lanzarote. Instead you will feel like you have been transported to an exotic jungle. The resort boasts a large lagoon in which to laze in and around. Should you want to explore a little further, there are three gorgeous sandy beaches in close proximity. Each room comes with a balcony or terrace making soaking up the sunny Lanzarote weather easy. For a touch of something extra special, The Garden Villas offer luxury holidays with privacy. Each villa benefits from a garden complete with plunge pool and an opulent four-poster bed to get a good night’s rest.
Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort
Year-round sunny weather, more quality beaches than you can rest on and a variety of fun family activities to keep the whole family entertained make Lanzarote the perfect destination for family holidays. Treat the family to a luxury experience they won’t forget by staying at the Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort. Be minutes away from the glorious beaches of Playa Blanca and the excellent bars and restaurants on the promenade. Families are spoilt for choice with eight outdoor swimming pools, including four children’s pools, live music and shows throughout the week and multiple sports activities. There’s something to satisfy everyone’s taste buds with eight restaurants serving a variety of cuisine from around the world. Kids will have a great time at the hotels excellent playground, Kikoland, while parents can have some ‘me time’ at the thalasso and spa complete with natural treatments.
H10 Timanfaya Palace
There’s no denying Lanzarote’s landscape is truly breathtaking; the views out the sea and nearby Fuerteventura are equally jaw-dropping. H10 Timanfaya Palace makes full use of nature’s gift as soon as you check-in with outstanding views through the glass wall in the reception. This is carried through to your dining experience too. Explore the beautiful landscape with car or bicycle rental from the hotel or choose to relax on the beaches of Papagayo, the Chill Out Terrace by the swimming pool with Balinese sun beds or outdoor Jacuzzi.
Dan Perdomo is a travel writer and loves booking luxury breaks around Europe. He’s currently making his way around the fabulous Canary Islands and writing about his experiences. He’s looking forward to treating himself to luxury holidays in Lanzarote in 2014.