Approximately four miles from the island capital, Arrecife, Costa Teguise is situated on the south of Lanzarote. Luxurious vacation resorts were built here for high profile personalities but lately it has been transformed into a friendly town.
Once, a barren land it is now a famous tourist depot especially among windsurfers because of the strong sea breezes, which cross the island frequently.
Playas las Chucharas is the largest beach measuring 400 yards larger than other sand beaches in Costa Teguise. During winter, the strong breezes die away hence, making the beach convenient for families and in the summer the Professional Windsurfers Association Cup takes place every year. Playa Los Charcos is a small beach while Playa Bastian and Playa Jabillo are other normal beaches.
In Lanzarote, there is a water park close to Costa Teguise. The water park has all common water slides and tubes focused for kids. Also, nearby an ancient inactive volcano, there is a fine golf course with 18 holes located within palms and cacti. Great views of the Atlantic Ocean can be experienced from the course, and the course is in good condition all twelve months.
When the holiday season arrives the nightlife gets exciting at several famous bars and pubs nearby Plaza Pueblo Marinero. Almost all restaurants are fairly average, aimed for English families. In addition, a few splendid restaurants like the La Taberno del Pueblo Marinero and the El Pescador serve regional cuisine.
The fantastic Lagomar restaurant nearby Costa Teguise will give you an extraordinary dining experience situated at an outstanding location in the mouth of a cliff made into real caves. Earlier, this restaurant was the residence of Egyptian actor Omar Sharif and it is believed that he gambled the villa away. The La Graciosa is the special Restaurant in the luxurious Salinas Hotel.
Towards the centre of Teguise, the Lanzarote the town is famous for its compound architecture, which has several nice Spanish restaurants, famous bars, art galleries and a variety of historic local craft shops.
Every Sunday the largest street market keeps the visitors in a high mood with its colorful atmosphere and entertainers. The Castle of Santa Barbara dominates the encompassing area with its towering presence and offer superb vista views.
There is a museum inside the castle honored to the migration of Lanzarote islanders throughout the past. Regular buses provide service from Costa Teguise to the town. To get more tourist info and suggestions please visit Costa Teguise.