Teguise is one of the seven municipalities Lanzarote island is divided into nowadays, and it is without a doubt the one that enjoys the richest history and traditions. El municipality of Teguise includes: Charco del Palo, Guatiza, Los Ancones, Costa Teguise, las Caletas, Teseguite, el Mojón, Los Valles, Villa de Teguise, Nazaret, Tahiche, Mozaza, Tomaren, Tao, Tiagua, Muñique , Soo, Caleta de Caballo, Caleta de Famara and La Graciosa.
The municipality of Teguise, it is also home to the quiet tourist resort of Costa Teguise. This is a resort in which the original charm of the island has been carefully preserved thanks to the strict enforcement of a sustainable development policy that is imposed on Lanzarote´s tourist sector.
Costa Teguise offers all the services you would expect from a top quality tourist resort whilst deliberately avoiding the perils of overcrowding, unfriendly property developments and without falling into the trap of offering frivolous extravagances. One of the most important hotels is the Gran Meliá Salinas, the magnificent murals and architecture will tell you that you are somewhere special. A lagoon-shaped pool designed by local artist Cesar Manrique, located directly on the banks of the Atlantic facing Cucharas beach.
The Famara inlet, flanked by the spectacular cliff bearing the same name, is a fabulous area for sport activities primarily surfing or paragliding. In this protected natural zone, you will find a quiet fishing village with several restaurants, supermarket and surf shops.
Situated on the North of Lanzarote, La Graciosa, with its 27 km ², is the largest island of the archipelago Chinijo, which also includes the islands of Alegranza, Montaña Clara and Roques of East and West. Together they form part of the Natural Park of the Archipelago Sea and Land Chinijo, the first to be declared by the Government of the Canary Islands.
La Graciosa is for special, sensitive travellers, who know how to enjoy nature, silence, beauty, as well as sun and solitary beaches. It is a flat island, where four very different volcanic unities stand out, the one called Las Agujas with 226 meters being the highest.
La Graciosa has a population of 600 people, residing in the small village of La Caleta del Sebo. La Graciosa is one of the few places in Europe where there are still no tarmac roads. Although the origin of the name is unknown, it might be due to the fascinating colours of its beaches and volcanic mountains, and how these change from dawn to dusk.