Playa Blanca is a tranquil town situated on the southern tip of the island which takes its name from the white sands of its beaches. It is a very quiet
un-spoilt resort that has been sympathetically developed so that the centre of the town has retained much of its original fishing village charm.
Playa Blanca is perfect for families and couples looking for relaxation on their summer holiday. It's also a great winter sun escape.
Beach-lovers will be impressed with Playa Blanca. it's here that you'll discover some of the island's whitest, most unspoilt beaches, including the most famous on the island, the Papagayo coves. The absence of partying teenagers is a real plus point.
A stunning addition to east Playa Blanca. A myriad of boats are moored in the marina with restaurants, bars and a market held on Wednesday & Saturday.
Playa Blanca has a relaxed atmosphere with shops, restaurants and bars to suit every taste and pocket. Geared towards couples and families.
From the small white beach in the old town to the stunning Papagayo Beaches, Playa Blanca delivers an oceanfront experience to suit all tastes.
Chinese, Spanish, Indian, Mexican, Argentinian, Tapas, Italian and Fish restaurants are numerous. Recommendations are in our Villa Guide.
The resort is flat with no steep inclines. Traffic is light with several cycling lanes. Perfect for riding or walking with bike hire readily available throughout the town.
Several day excursions are available
from Playa Blanca, Explore the whole island, go fishing, cycle, cruise or pop
over to Fuerteventura on the Ferry.
Faro Park is situated in the area at the western end of Playa Blanca, overlooked by Montaña Roja (the ‘Red Volcano’) and close to the Faro de Pechiguera Lighthouse. Whilst car hire is recommended, it is not essential if you plan to stay within the Playa Blanca during your holiday. Travelling in to the town is easy via a regular town wide bus service or taxi. Alta Palma is a 5-minute walk to the rocky ocean front. from here you can walk the coastal path for the entire length of Playa Blanca from east to west.
Alta Palma provides spacious independent accommodation, private pool, and hot tub, privacy, peace and quiet with excellent restaurants and supermarkets within walking distance. View a selection of images below along with information on local facilities, shops, and restaurants.