The Canary Islands’ year-round sunshine, balmy temperatures and unique terrain attract droves of European holidaymakers. Alongside the plethora of bargain hotels, there’s a wealth of high-end accommodation for those seeking a more indulgent stay.
Fresh from a brand new contemporary refurb, this five-star hotel has three restaurants, a sleek ocean-view infinity pool area flanked by palms, a second rooftop-pool terrace, a nightclub and a cocktail bar. It’s found just a short walk from the lively Puerto del Carmen, on the edge of a sandy beach. Consistently rated as ‘excellent’ on TripAdvisor, Hotel Fariones’ 213 rooms all come with a balcony or terrace.
Also in Puerto del Carmen, Lani’s Suites are just 10 minutes from the airport beside an exclusive private beach. It’s an adult-only resort, exuding glamour and sophistication. Guests can book massages at the spa, and enjoy a chic gastronomic experience in the glass-fronted sea view restaurant. 25 designer suites come with a welcome half bottle of cava, champagne flutes, a Bluetooth speaker and a Nespresso machine.
The lagoon pool here was designed by famed Canarian architect Cesar Manrique, bordered by tropical gardens and two of the island’s loveliest golden beaches. A great choice for families, there’s a host of sports and activities for all ages, as well as a kids’ and adults’ entertainment programme. An all-day dining venue and Italian eatery are available at this stunning Costa Teguise property, alongside the nearby town centre options.
La Isla y El Mar
Reserved for adult travellers, La Isla y El Mar was the first hotel in the world to receive the Biosphere Responsible Tourism certificate, awarded by the Unesco Institute for Responsible Tourism. Alongside its 81 modern suites, is The African Secret, the hotel’s wellness centre, a buffet dining area and an on-trend a la carte restaurant. If you’re in need of some time in a cool, calm oasis, book a stay here.
Hotel THe Volcán Lanzarote
Close to the yachting paradise of Marina Rubicón, this resort has been styled on a traditional island village. 251 rooms are spread across 20 buildings, interspersed by four pools, three restaurants and a snack bar, as well as boutiques lounges and recreation areas. Additionally, guests can take advantage of extensive children’s facilities, or chill out in the adult-only zone, Club Volcán.