If you're holidaying off season, trying to enjoy the latest of the summer sun, you'll be glad to know the weather is still holding in the charming Canary Islands. Blessed with around the year fair weather and plenty of sunshine, Lanzarote is the perfect destination for those wishing for some off-season sun without wanting travel very far.
Lanzarote has all you could possibly want from a beach destination: gorgeous, long-stretching beaches, beautiful weather, friendly locals, plenty of activities and a bustling nightlife. A car hire in Lanzarote
is a great way to move around the island, without having to depend on public transportation.
If you're drinking, however, it may be best to hail a taxi! In order to economize during your stay in Lanzarote, you can request the menu del dia in restaurants, which will be more economical than ordering off the menu. If you want to make the most of the outdoors, shopping for local products and local wine and packing a picnic basket is also a fabulous option, and quite inexpensive.
Tipping is not necessary, since restaurants will already include a service charge, but it's still customary if you appreciate the service. In Spain, it's illegal to smoke in most public spaces unless there are special areas for it - which are usually clearly indicated. When in doubt, ask a waiter whether or not it's ok to smoke. The sun in the island is very strong, even if we're past the summer heat, so it's advisable to use sun lotion, sunglasses and a hat at all times. With a car hire in Spain
, you're free to enjoy your holidays to the fullest, on your own terms.
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