Lanzarote is pure geology, underwater and moonlike sites, crystal clear waters, thirsty lands, palms' oasis, it is harmonic life of man and nature. Undoubtedly a land of contrasts.

It is the easternmost island of the Canary Islands, it is identified by the great amount of volcanoes that cover  it  due to the great volcanic activity of the early XVIII century.

Lanzarote is located at a distance of 1,000 km of the Iberian Peninsula and 140 of the African coast.

It has an area of 845.93 km. and a population of 135,000 inhabitants.

In the north of the island are the smaller islets and islands of La Graciosa, Alegranza, Montaña Clara, Roque del Este and Roque del Oeste.

Lanzarote has the Timanfaya National Park and is under the protection of Reserve of the Biosphere by Unesco. It is also an island full of culture. Six other tourist centres dedicated to visitors and more than 15 museums and art galleries supports the quality of its land and coasts.

An eternal spring, the average annual temperature is 21 º C, adorns each day the blue sky of Lanzarote and in the evening, the sky is dyed in the clear light of the moonshine.

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