There is a place where you can enjoy the ethnographic tradition of the island, and that is La Asomada, on the slopes of the volcano Montaña de Gaida. The traditional rural architecture and the plots that use sanding as a form of cultivation are the strengths of this location.

Where is La Asomada?

La Asomada is a hamlet found in the municipality of Tías. It is a traditional farming area and on your arrival you can see plenty of the crops that are produced there, especially onions.

What to see in La Asomada

  • Guardilama Crater: Guardilama is one of Lanzarote’s most impressive mountains, especially its southern face. Don’t miss the opportunity to climb the Guardilama Crater and enjoy a hike with some of the best views on the island of the southern coast of Lanzarote.
  • If you would prefer a more relaxed outlook, why not wander through the town’s narrow streets and discover some of the island’s traditional architecture?

The best food in La Asomada

The Bar Achimencey is La Asomada most well-known spot due to its authentic dishes and the quality of its produce. Its chickpeas, octopus, and beef stews are some of the most popular dishes among those who come and eat here. You have to try it!

Shopping in La Asomada

La Asomada is a small town with very few inhabitants, so there are no shops or supermarkets. However, you can find whatever you need in the nearby towns of Mácher and Tías.

Climate in La Asomada

The average temperature in La Asomada is usually between 18-25ºC. However, during March to August this part of the island is often a little windier, nevertheless the temperature is generally good, and the weather is pleasant.

Local fiestas in La Asomada

The fiestas for the patron saint of La Asomada are celebrated during the first week of May in honour of San José Obrero. In addition to the religious services held, there are also activities for children and live music.

How to get to La Asomada?

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Route of films set in Lanzarote

Lanzarote is not only one of the most attractive tourist destinations for its beaches and spectacular natural landscapes, but these qualities have also made it the scene of major film and television productions. Recently, series such as Foundation (Apple TV) or Welcome to Eden (Netflix) have chosen the island for the recording of their plots but, before, Lanzarote had already hosted other shootings of great impact. Do you want to discover the route of the films shot in Lanzarote?



What does Lanzarote offer in winter?

They say that the best time to visit Lanzarote are the months of April, May, June, September and October. Why? Because there are more hours of light so you can get to know the island better, because the climate is very pleasant and because the prices are cheaper as it is low season. But who says you can't visit Lanzarote in the cold months? There are many reasons for a trip at this time of year. Enjoy Lanzarote in winter!


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