No man is an island but Lanzarote is an island that owes a lot to one man. The legacy of artist and architect Cesar Manrique is everywhere – both seen and unseen. You'll visit two of his creations, LagOmar and the Cactus Garden, and the island of La Graciosa. This is one of our TUI Collection excursions, which give you a local flavour of the destination while showcasing its unique, authentic and responsible values.
Manrique's buildings and sculptures dot the island and it's thanks to him that there are no high-rises. He conceived LagOmar to evoke the Arabian Nights tales though it also has the air of a Bond villain lair. Once owned by Omar Shariff, the complex has a cave-bar, a restaurant, apartments and a museum.
Next, you'll visit the Cactus Garden, where Manrique landscaped more than 7,000 cactuses of all shapes and sizes. Then, hop on a boat and sail to La Graciosa, a volcanic island surrounded by Europe's largest marine reserve. Enjoy lunch and some free time on its virgin beaches.