Lanzarote is a popular, all year round destination, and there is a wide choice of hotels, apartments and villas. However, for those who want a cheaper holiday, there are a few options for anyone on a budget, such as bed and breakfast accomodation and cheap apartment complexes. However, hostels in Lanzarote offer the cheapest option. There aren’t too many, but they do offer modern facilities with hostel facilities such as shared communal areas, bathrooms and internet access. When booking it is worth seeing what other facilities may be offered. The following is a summary of the most popular hostels in Lanzarote.
Popular Hostels in Lanzarote
Kalufa Surf Camp Hostel
This hostel is in Cuchillo de Tinajo, a small village in the north-west of Lanzarote. It is aimed at surfers. It is a large villa with a communal kitchen and lounge area, with a television and free Wifi. It has single, double and multi-bed rooms, with shared bathrooms. In the garden there is a swimming pool, solarium and BBQ area. The villa also has exercise equipment. A washing machine is available. Breakfast is not provided.
This hostel, for adults only, is located in the village of Tabayesco, and overlooks the La Garita Beach at Arrieta in the north-east of Lanzarote. It has a main building (casa) and several small apartments (casitas). The casa can accomodate 8 people with a living room, kitchen and 2 bathrooms. The casitas can accomodate up to 4 people in a double room and twin-bedded room. Each has a living room, bathroom and roof terrace. The accomodation offers tea/coffee making facilities, cable TV, free internet access; but breakfast is not included. There is a fully fitted kitchen for guests to share.
El Mar y Tu
El Mar y Tu (The Sea and You’) is a unique building overlooking the beach at Arrieta in the north-east of Lanzarote. The accomodation is made up of four apartments/lofts. In each one there is a kitchen, bathroom and living area. There is cable TV, free Wifi and tea/coffee making facilities.
Kalindi is another of the hostels in Lanzarote. It is in Tao, in the middle of the island. The hostel includes a shared kitchen, dining room, oudoor areas, BBQ and pizza oven, a yoga room and a massage room. There are 5 bedrooms with ensuite facilities, that are made up of two Volcanic Xperience double rooms, one double room, one room with twin beds and bunk beds, and one room with a double bed and two single beds. All rooms have free Wifi and breakfast service. Other services include morning meditation, yoga classes, dinner service and picnics, and weekly events including cooking, bread-making,games, movies and story telling.
The Floating Hostel is moored in the lagoon at Caleta del Sebo on the island of La Graciosa, just off the north-eastern coast of Lanzarote. The hostel provides accomodation for up to 8 people in 2 double rooms and a room for 4 people. There are 2 bathrooms and an outside deck shower. There is shared space on deck and in the dining room, a TV,and a shared kitchen. Breakfast is included.
Famara Chill Zone
The Famara Chill Zone is a hostel in Caleta de Famara, Lanzarote; and is positioned right on the Famara beach, which is ideal for surfing. There are 4 bedrooms made up of 1 double and 3 shared rooms. There is shared bathroom facilities, and an open plan living space, with a TV and fridge.
Finca Las Quentia
This finca is to be found in Tabayesco, which is 600 metres from the Arrieta beach in the north-east of the island. It is made up of 6 apartments that are surrounded by tropical gardens. There is a swimming pool and sun terraces. The rustic style apartments are made up of one or two bedrooms, and have a kitchenette, living area with TV, a bathroom and a private terrace. Breakfast is not included, but tea/coffee making facilities are provided.
Hostels in Lanzarote provide accomodation for anyone looking for a holiday at the lower end of the budget scale, or are looking for a unique style of holidaying and catering for themselves or enjoying the local bars and restaurants. The choice is not wide, but the quality is very good.