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Tias
Travel Guide

Travel to this dynamic municipality to find peaceful villages, extensive volcanic plains and Lanzarote's most popular resort. 

The Tias municipality provides excellent exploring opportunities among its historic towns, sweeping plains and lively coastal region. Mingle with locals in peaceful Villa Tias, witness the glorious expanses of the Lanzarote lava flows or relax by the sea at Puerto del Carmen.

In a region of just a few thousand residents, Villa Tias serves as the administrative center. Though small, this town features numerous restaurants and tapas bars and stunning architecture imbued with traditional Lanzarote styles. Explore several English bars, which cater to the growing British expat community.

See some of the town’s best architecture at the Church of Candelaria, which features distinctly Spanish façades. In June, the Municipal Theatre hosts folk and jazz events.

One of Tias' premier attractions is the Casa José Saramago, a museum enshrining the life of one of Lanzarote's greatest writers. Tour the former home of José Saramago, see the rooms where he percolated his ideas and hear accounts of his life from an audio guide. Purchase a documentary on his life at the gift shop.

Rent a bike and explore the surrounding countryside, where you'll see picturesque farmlands around small hamlets. To the northwest, the Timanfaya National Park features expansive flatlands made from volcanic rock. Photograph the vast, barren plains or enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant.

For sun and sea, head to Tias' coast, known as La Tinosa. Join summer crowds heading to Puerto del Carmen, a popular sea resort that was once a fishing village. Tan on white-sand beaches, recharge at health spas and dance the night away at beach bars. Be sure to explore its old town, where you can find international cuisine in pretty buildings clustered around a harbor.

Tias is located in southeast Lanzarote, a 15-minute drive from Arrecife. Around the coast, play golf, take a windsurfing lesson or go on a diving tour of Playa Chica. This marine environment features microhabitats of Canarian fish in interesting volcanic rock formations.

Top Hotels in Tias

La Isla y el Mar Hotel Boutique - Adults Only
La Isla y el Mar Hotel Boutique - Adults Only
5 out of 5
Reina Sofia 23, Puerto del Carmen, Tias, Lanzarote
The price is ¥17,556 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3

Situated by the ocean, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Fariones Sports Center and Puerto del Carmen Beach. Pocillos Beach and Lanzarote Golf ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (338 reviews)

"Really made you feel welcome, without being overly familiar. Such a pleasure. The food was exceptional. Highly recommend and will be back."…"

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2020

La Isla y el Mar Hotel Boutique - Adults Only
Hipotels La Geria
Hipotels La Geria
4 out of 5
Calle Jupiter, 5, Puerto del Carmen, Tias, Lanzarote
The price is ¥11,854 per night from Mar 26 to Mar 27

Offering direct access to the beach, this Tias hotel is in a provincial park and within 1 mi (2 km) of Playa de Matagorda and Pocillos Beach. Puerto del Carmen ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (504 reviews)

"Staff were very friendly and accommodating. Beautiful sea front view, clean rooms, very accommodating for baby, good quality food. The location was also excellent, right across the street is the beach, perfect for swimming, cycling, running. The beach is spotless clean as well. Special thanks to ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2020

Hipotels La Geria
Hotel Riu Paraiso Lanzarote Resort - All Inclusive
Hotel Riu Paraiso Lanzarote Resort - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Calle Suiza, 4, Puerto del Carmen, Tias, Lanzarote
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This family-friendly Tias property is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Playa de Matagorda, Pocillos Beach, and Rancho Texas Park Zoo. Puerto del ...

4.3/5Excellent! (198 reviews)

"Really good overall and good Covid precautions were taken by all staff throughout. Staff really helpful, everything was clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2020

Hotel Riu Paraiso Lanzarote Resort - All Inclusive
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Tias

Bitácora Lanzarote Club
Bitácora Lanzarote Club
2.5 out of 5
Alcorce 11, Puerto del Carmen, Tias
The price is ¥8,176 per night from Mar 11 to Mar 12

Situated near the beach, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fariones Sports Center and Puerto del Carmen Beach. Pocillos Beach and Lanzarote Golf Resort ...

4.2/5Excellent! (58 reviews)
Great value

"Great value apartments with friendly staff in good location"…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Bitácora Lanzarote Club
Alondra Villas & Suites
Alondra Villas & Suites
4 out of 5
C/ Los Volcanes, 16, Los Mojones, Puerto del Carmen, Tias, Las Palmas

Situated near the beach, this villa is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fariones Sports Center and Puerto del Carmen Beach. Pocillos Beach and Lanzarote Golf Resort are ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)
Amazing, relaxing, fabulous

"We stayed in the hotel for one night before leaving for the UK after a disastrous cruise. It was magnificent! The staff were amazing, as was the hotel. It was just what we needed after a very stressful holiday!"…"

Reviewed on May 1, 2020

Alondra Villas & Suites
R2 Bahía Kontiki Beach Aparthotel
R2 Bahía Kontiki Beach Aparthotel
4 out of 5
Calle Guanapay 5, Puerto del Carmen, Tias, Lanzarote

Situated in Tias, this beach aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fariones Sports Center and Puerto del Carmen Beach. Pocillos Beach and Lanzarote Golf Resort ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (154 reviews)

"The layout and overall look of this property is very impressive. The rooms are a good size and very well equipped. The pool and grounds are also very well looked after. Staff very friendly and helpful"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

R2 Bahía Kontiki Beach Aparthotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Reviews of Tias

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4/5 - Good

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Sep 14, 2019

Travel around Lanzarote by car, stunning landscape. Nothing like it.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Aug 2, 2019

I am really satisfied with everything! It was an amazing Island, i am sure I will go back!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 12, 2019

lovely place friendly people lots of shops and eating out is great so many different restaurants to choose from

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 12, 2018

From the hotel you are in easy reach of the quieter harbour side and the busier promenade side

5/5 - Excellent

Sarah

Oct 11, 2018

Really good value, we went bed & breakfast as eating out was very reasonable.

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