Rio Playa Blanca Hotel
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Lanzarote was my son's first holiday abroad and he loved it! We did the volcano tour and the Submarine Safari is awesome, We went on a day trip on Catlanza which was fantastic, the staff were wonderful, The hotel was brilliant, and we also went Go-Karting with Lanzarote Go-Karting, it is run by ...
I decided a night in Puerto del Rosario might be good for a change of scene and I had an early flight in the morning. I probably should have listened more to what I'd been told, it's more industrial and not so enjoyable. Still it was a transit stop that helped me get to the airport in plenty of time, the bus being much more efficient than I'd expected.
Landing at the airport I quickly found that they only had one ATM and it was out of order and there was nowhere to exchange cash. So rather than getting the bus I was lumped with a taxi.
It was a small bump in what was a chilled five days in the little town of Corralejo in the north of Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands. It's a kiteboarding and surfing paradise so not quite my cup of tea but I really enjoyed the laid back vibe ...
Sunday 8th June
Feliz Cumpleaņos a mi and its a warm 28 degree day! Nursing a sangria hangover we have a delicious cooked breakfast before jumping on the 9am bus from Playa Bastian to the inland Teguise markets - the oldest in Lanzarote. Here we find 100's of stalls selling everything from toe rings and cactus muffins to 'genuine' fake handbags. After half an hour we've seen most of it but have another 2.5 ...
... with a welcoming pool and a complementary bottle of wine. Sitting on the deck for our first dinner of Spanish meats, cheeses and fresh bread, we soak up the last few rays of the day.
Saturday 7th June
Beach day! After a lovely lie in, we walk the coastal route from Playa Bastian to Playa de Las Cucharas where we find ourselves, conveniently, at a beach-side bar. The BEST piņa colada I've ever had! We spend a very lazy afternoon sunbathing, swimming and ...