A man who truly loved with his island, an artist that dedicated his life to transform Lanzarote into a unique open air art piece.
When nature, culture and art blend together
About the north
Architect César Manrique build incredible giant Mobiles – or wind toys – that are sited in various roundabouts around the island, go find them!
Only in the Jameos del Agua you can find tiny, albino “blind crabs” that are an endemic local species.
The Tunnel of Atlantis is the world’s only auditorium in a volcanic cave, with seats for 550 people and it’s inside Cuevas de Los Verdes.
In the early 1970s actor Omar Sharif came to Lanzarote to film “The Mysterious Island”, he visited LagOmar property, fell in love with it and bought it.
The name of Mirador del Rio comes from the thin stretch of sea of approximately two kilometres which separates La Graciosa and Lanzarote.
Jardín de Cactus has around 450 different species of 13 different families of cactus from the five continents.
Tips for you
You can eat a delicious Cactus Burger at the Jardin de Cactus for only 8€. It contains 50% tunera cactus (Prickly pear plant), as well as corn, potato and onion and is served with goats yogurt mayo, smoked cheese and rocket on a tomato bread bun.
If you don’t want to go up the Mirador, there’s a side road on the left of the car park (LZ-202): you can still have a breathtaking view of the Graciosa island.
Look for “Jameos Nights” scheduling: there’s a special combo (40€) offering a 3-courses dinner at the Jameos del Agua Restaurant and later, from 22.30 by the lake, a lovely timple concert with the quartets.
Go to LagOmar around 5 pm: you can visit the museum (that closes at 6pm) and then enjoy a drink in the spectacular Bar-Pub integrated in the rocky walls.