Montana Roja, Playa Blanca

Created by a long-ago coastal eruption, Montana Roja looms 171 m (561 ft) over the far southern coast of Lanzarote, providing spectacular views of the glimmering Atlantic. The 166-hectare (410-acre) reserve surrounding the red volcano includes Leocadio Machado and La Tejita beaches--each of which runs for 3 km (1.8 mi)--salt water pools, and wetlands frequented by various bird species. The Spanish government has declared the area a special nature reserve, so do your part to help preserve its pristine character. Using our online itinerary creator, Playa Blanca attractions like Montana Roja can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We took a few walks up the volcano and into the crater with our 3 children. It's a nice walk and plenty of little rocks to rest if the kids need on the way up. It was a lot easier than we...  more »
  • It's a fairly easy hike to the top. There are a lot more craters in Lanzarote, but this one is great because it has amazing views of both the ocean and the Timanfaya park and other mountains. You can....  more »
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