Hop in a car rental and explore the exciting island of Lanzarote! The volcanic origins of the island give it its unique beauty. Auto Europe offers fantastic rates on car hire in Lanzarote, as well as a great variety of car categories to choose from. Having your own four wheels is the perfect way to discover the whole island, from its famous volcanic sites to its beautiful beaches.
Driving on Lanzarote is generally a relaxed affair. There is usually little traffic, and even the biggest roads on the island have only two lanes. The same traffic rules apply as in Spain - you can find more information here. One thing to note is that drivers often do not use indicators when turning, so stay vigilant.
Booking a car hire in Lanzarote is the best way to get around the island, as you can discover all the nooks and crannies of this marvellous place, and reach all the main destinations on the island with ease. From Lanzarote Airport, you can reach central Arrecife in just eight minutes via the LZ-2. If you are headed to Puerto del Carmen or Playa Blanca, the former is only ten minutes away along the LZ-40, and the latter can be reached in about half an hour via the LZ-2.
Parking on Lanzarote is plentiful and free of charge at most major attractions. However, you must pay and display to park in Puerto del Carmen and Arrecife - these parking spaces are marked with blue lines.
Lanzarote is an island belonging to Spain, and the easternmost and fourth largest island of the Canary Islands. It is in the Atlantic Ocean, about 78 miles from the African coast. The island is rather compact in size - 37 miles long and 16 miles across. The terrain on Lanzarote is varied, from 132 miles of coastline to desert and mountainous landscapes. The island´s desert climate ensures that there is little rain, and summers are especially hot with average high temperatures between 25 and 30°C for half the year.
Lanzarote Airport is in San Bartolomé, approximately 3 miles from Arrecife. Flights from the UK are operated by numerous airlines from many different airports, including London-Gatwick, Bristol, Liverpool, East Midlands, Glasgow and many more.
Lanzarote Airport (ACE)
Address: Arrecife Ciudad, s/n, 35500 Arrecife, Las Palmas, Spain
Telephone: +34 902 40 47 04
Lanzarote does not offer much in terms of public transportation, making a car rental all the more vital. A limited bus connection operates between the airport and the bus depot in Arrecife, and there are other services from Arrecife to Costa Teguise, Puerto del Carmen and Playa Blanca. Taxis also operate on the island.