Costa Teguise is set on the east coast of the island and is smallest of the three tourist resorts on Lanzarote. Costa Teguise is only a twenty minute drive from the Arrecife airport and offers a good base from which to simply enjoy your immediate surrounding or to explore further the rest of the Island. Lanzarote’s original capital was La Villa de Teguise, this is a 15 minute drive inland from Costa Teguise. This historic location offers some traditional tapas bars, restaurants and unusual shops. You are able to walk along the cobbled streets of La Villa de Teguise and soak up its relaxed traditional atmosphere, on a Sunday the village transforms to a huge market place where you can find lots of bargains from table cloths to t-shirts and other souvenirs.
Costa Teguise itself is a purpose build tourist resort and is an ideal location for couples and families alike. The resort has been sympathetically built offering a lovely sea front promenade and a number of Plaza’s such as Pueblo Marinero square. Every Friday evening form 6pm Pueblo Marinero comes alive with a small marketwhich goes on late in evening. Costa Teguise has a wide variety restaurants ranging from Canarian to British styles, catering for everyone’s needs. If you are looking staying in a self catering villa or apartment then you will find a supermarket close by, generally these offer a good range of local and imported products.
There are four beaches in Costa Teguise, the main one set in a beautiful cove isLas Cucharus offering fine golden sand, sun loungers and parasols to rent. This beach is ideal for families and also offers facilities for Windsurfing and Diving. There are a number of beach front cafes and restaurants where you can eat on the shady terrace and enjoy watching the world go by.
Other activates on offer in Costa Teguise are cycling, golf, running and walking. There is an 18 hole golf course located up on the road to Tahiche and a number of walking/running tracks which meander through out Costa Teguise. Lanzarote’s only Water Park is located right next to the golf course and gives a great family day out this is open from 1st April to 30th October.
Costa Teguise offers great surrounding’s for a holiday, giving you quality beaches, shops, restaurants and activities all within walking distance to your accommodation. Lanzarote Retreats offers two accommodations right behind the main beach of Las Cucharas; The Beach House villa and Ocean View penthouse apartment.