The sleepy village of Yaiza is located on the Playa Blanca coast, in the south of Lanzarote Island. With over 140 volcanoes the island of Lanzarote is known as “the island of a hundred volcanoes”. These black volcanic mountains contrast beautifully with the whitewashed village of Yazia. This fascinating landscape, exotic beaches and peaceful atmosphere make Yaiza, Lanzarote the perfect holiday destination for couples looking for a peaceful, relaxing getaway. The village of Yaiza offers visitors a taste of authentic, laid back Lanzarote.
In spite of the peaceful surroundings, there is no shortage of activities to keep you busy on a Yaiza holiday. The nearby beaches at Playa Blanca (Blanca, Dorada, Flamingo) and Papagayo beach, offer a variety of water sports including windsurfing, sailing, fishing, pedal boats and water skiing. The crystal clear waters around Playa Blanca have made it a divers paradise.
Timanfaya National Park is only 10 miles away and offers some of the most fascinating volcanic scenery in the Canary Islands. You can take a camel safari and explore the black lava fields of the awe-inspiring Fire Mountain. There is also the beautiful black volcanic beach and salt-mine of Janubio nearby.
The village of Yazia itself is easily explored on foot. The village is home to beautiful old buildings including the 17th century Nuestro Senora de los Remedios church. There are also a number of shops and restaurants where you can sample delightful Canary Island cuisine, perfect for those renting self-catering villas in Yaiza.
Visitors staying in Yazia accommodation who are looking for entertainment can head to the lively resort of Puerto del Carmen, where there are clubs and bars to suit a variety of tastes and drinks are cheap. The many bars, restaurants, beaches, hotels and vibrant nightlife have made Puerto del Carmen the main tourist resort on Lanzarote.
From Playa Blanca there are boat cruises that take visitors to the island of Fuerteventura, 11km away, or to coastal resorts around Lanzarote.
Yazia, Lanzarote enjoys over 300 sunny days per year. Temperatures are high throughout the year; rarely ever dropping below 17°C. Visitors to accommodation in Yaiza can take advantage of the sunny weather and beautiful beaches throughout the year, making Yaiza an ideal holiday destination.
Lanzarote Airport (ACE) is located about 30 minutes away from Yaiza. There is a convenient airport transfer service, which makes reaching your Yaiza villa easy. Thomson, ThomasCook, Monarch and easyJet all offer cheap flights to Lanzarote airport.