Lanzarote, Island of Eternal Spring

Within easy reach of Europe, Lanzarote is the perfect short-haul get away for all-year-round sunshine and is the perfect place to top up your all-over-tan.

Lanzarote is the northernmost Canary Island with stunning and unique volcanic landscapes and beautiful beaches. Owing to its beautiful weather and climate, Lanzarote is often called the Island of Eternal Spring

Temperatures range between highs of 29 degrees Celsius in August and 21 degrees Celsius in January. Average daily sunshine hours range between 10 hours in the summer months to 7 hours in the winter months.

What to see and do:

  • Timanfaya National Park: This is Lanzarote’s most popular tourist attraction and is a beautiful area where you can explore the islands volcanic history.
  • Jameos del Agua: This is a must see when visiting Lanzarote, exploring the beautiful caves and white pool.
  • Cueva de los Verdes: Visit the beautiful underground wonders of Lanzarote – wait for the special surprise at the end of the tour.
  • Mirador Del Rio: Located on the northernmost part of the island and located high up on an escarpment, this is an architectural wonder and offers amazing panoramic views and a beautiful view of La Graciosa

The best beaches:

There are some beautiful hidden gems in Lanzarote, so here we share the best beaches off the beaten track for those who like the quiet away from the crowds and enjoy getting that all-over-tan:

  • Playa de Papagayo: located in the south of the island near to Playa Blanca, this is a natural parc with a number of different beaches. Whist naturism is generally accepted on all beaches, Playa del Congrio, Playa Las Mujeres and Playa del Pozo are most commonly suited for naturists.
  • Playa Guasimeta: if you can’t wait to get the the beach, then Playa Guasimeta is just next to the airport in Arrecife.
  • Charco del Palo: this is a naturist village on the eastern coast, it doesn’t have beaches per se rather rocky pools.
  • Famara Beach: this is an amazing wild beach popular for surfers – the area away from the parking areas are used by naturists.
  • Orzola: In the north of the island visit Mojon Blanco, Caleton Blanco and Charco de la Laja.

Where to stay:

Villa Sandra: Villa Sandra is a unique villa that offers her guests a special experience. Decorated with the most modern exclusive furniture and features. Villa Sandra will sleep 6 adults, but we suggest to use it with 5 persons for the 5-star feeling. Book Now.

Villa Perla Armour: Villa Perla Amour is a unique villa that offers her guests a special experience. Decorated with the most modern exclusive furniture and features. Villa Perla Amour will sleep 8 adults in great comfort. Book Now.

There are many private and secluded accommodation options with the best selection listed on Secluded Escapes (www.secludedescapes.com).

Vera Playa – Naturist Village

Vera Playa is a naturist village on the Costa Almeria in Andalusia Spain. It is the perfect all-year-round get away boasting over 320 days of sunshine per year with the lowest levels of rainfall in Europe.

In 2013 the Guinness World Record for the largest ever skinny dip was achieved at Vera Playa, with 729 naturists entering the sea.

The summer sees scorching temperatures of 28 to 30 degrees with 12 hours of sunshine per day and rarely any rainfall. During the autumn months September (av. 28 degrees) to November (av. 19 degrees) it is a great place to get away as the colder temperatures set in throughout northern Europe. Winter temperatures reach a minimum average of 14 degrees, and although wetter during this time, rainfall is comparably low throughout December, January and February until the spring season (March to May) that sees the return of long hours of sunshine, perfect for an early Easter get away to start working on your tan.

Vera Playa has long stretches of beautiful naturist beach and a perfectly relaxed atmosphere. Within this naturist village, you will find the usual amenities you would find on other resorts, including supermarkets, restaurants and bars.

Vera Playa is originally a tourist settlement extended from the town Vera which is a commercial centre approximately 6.2 miles inland from the coast. The north of Vera Playa established itself as a naturist area in 1990 and has a number of apartment complexes (urbanisations) and even a naturist hotel.

The nearest airports to Vera Playa are Almeria Airport (approximately an hour), Murcia Airport (1.5 hours away) and Alicante (2 hours away).   

Things to see and do:

  • Plaza de Toros de Vera: this is one of the oldest bullrings in the province of Almeria and one of the 10 oldest in Andalusia
  • Plaza Mayor de Vera: in the town of Vera, the Plaza Mayor is surrounded by the Parish Church of Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación and the Town Hall. It is the nerve centre of the town and one of its main squares.
  • Parque Acuatico Aquavera: the Aquavera water park is just an hour’s drive from Almería and just half an hour from tourist areas like Mojácar. It has fun attractions such as black holes, kamikaze, multitracks, maze of slides, adventure river, wave pool, lake pool and children’s pool . It can also be enjoyed in the mini golf, playground and recreation room.
  • Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Encarnacion : the church of Our Lady of the Incarnation is located in the town of Vera . It is a fortress church built in the 16th century.
  • Cerro del Espiritu Santo: the hill of the Holy Spirit sits on a hill affected by erosion, west of the town of Vera.

Where to Stay:

Casa Vera: Beautiful ground floor apartment on the Bahia de Vera urbanisation, newly refurbished at the start of 2019.
Sleeps 4 in two separate bedrooms one king size bed and two single beds. Air conditioning in all living rooms. About 250 metres from the naturist beach and beach bars. Bahia de Vera has 3 pools 2 outdoor and one indoor heated pool. The urbanisation has well manicured gardens with a large sunbathing area around the outdoor pool. The urbanisation is located close to a major brand supermarket and numerous bars and restaurants.public transport bus service is adjacent to the supermarket. Book Casa Vera

El Ricon del Sol: Fabulous one bedroom penthouse apartment in secure naturist complex, Bahia de Vera, 5 minutes from the naturist beach with stunning views from its large private terrace. The complex itself has both outdoor and indoor heated pools with Jacuzzi. The apartment has a fully equipped kitchen and is minutes from great naturist friendly bars and restaurants. Book El Ricon del Sol

M&A Apartments: First class apartment with all your usual home from home facilities with a five star Trip Advisor rating. M&A is a very private and secure facility and is only a very short walk away from full naturist beaches. Book M&A Apartments

La Menara: This fantastic, well equipped and large 2 bedroom naturist apartment is in the naturist resort of Vera Playa. Book La Menara

There are many accommodation options within Vera Playa including beautiful apartments with the best selection listed on Secluded Escapes (www.secludedescapes.com).