Lanzarote is another island which can show off of having an endless Spring. The climate of the island is subtropical, with template temperatures during the whole year and with a few rainfalls. Thanks to its proximity to the ocean, temperatures don’t vary alot between the day and the night, same than between seasons. Durin the colder months, from December to February, the avarage temperature is of 17ºC (62.6ºF) and it is when it rains the most. During the hot months from July to September, the avarage temperature is of 24ºC (75.2ºF). The wind is one of the natural phenomenon most commons in Lanzarote, and there are gusts of wind during the whole year.
Euro (EUR). Lanzarote like the rest of the Canarian Islands belong to Spain, so the euro is the official currency. In the airport you can exchange the money and in the most touristic areas you won’t have problems to find exchange offices and banks. In the smaller villages,it is better to bring cash.
When to go
The whole year. Any moment is the best to visit this island, because it has an ideal weather very template in every season. Even this, during the months of May to October, it doesn’t rain a lot and the temperatures are a bit higher, which is a better moment maybe to swim and enjoy of the beaches. During the months from June to the end of September, it is quiet hot (remember that Lanzarote is located in the latitude of Africa) so it is recommended to take the sun cream and the sun glasses as the basic equipment.
5 days. Lanzarote is an island full of amazing spots which are worth to discover but it is also a calm one, without stress or hurries. It is better to enjoy the island without hurries and without checking the hour all the time. With 5 days you will have more than enough to visit everything, eat good and relax in the stunning beaches.
In general, shops are open from Monday to Saturday from 09.00h to 13.00h and from 16.00h to 21.00h. Every day more it is normal that some shops decide to stay open the whole day without any break, specially in the most touristic areas. The commercial centres and big supermarkets open all days from 09.00h to 21.00h excepting the Sundays.