Güime is located just over two kilometers from the coast. It is a town of great agricultural tradition of which there are records since the sixteenth century. Its proximity to both the beach and the airport have helped its growth in recent times.

Where is Güime?

Güime is a town that belongs to the municipality of San Bartolomé, which is located in the central-southern area of the island. Its proximity to the airport and to coastal tourist areas such as Playa Honda or Puerto del Carmen makes this village an important place to spend your holidays on the island if you prefer a quiet place but close to the beach.


What to see in Güime?

  • Vega de Machín: A vega in the toponymy of Lanzarote is an area with a rich soil for cultivation. These are large areas with an important cultural tradition. For many years the farmers of Lanzarote made use of this land with a layer of volcanic ash to cultivate the island’s products such as wheat, millet, onions or potatoes. Güime, like other nearby villages, has a great agricultural tradition that you can’t miss if you prefer alternative routes in Lanzarote. Getting lost in the mountains in the centre of Lanzarote is a unique way of getting to know the purest soul of the island. The trails are perfectly marked out and from the village of Güime you can reach them by road without any difficulty, by car or by bike. If you’re lucky, you’ll be able to meet a farmer and see how he ploughs the fields.

The best food in Güime

La Bodeguita de Güime, in the heart of the village, is a must if you want to eat in Güime. With an excellent personalised service and the best quality dishes, your visit to this restaurant will not leave you indifferent. In addition, the best options for Lanzarote wines and other distilled beverages can be found here.

Shops in Güime

In the village you won’t be short of what you need to cover your basic needs during your stay on the island, as it has several shops. Playa Honda is just a few minutes away, with one of the island’s most important shopping centres, large supermarkets, bars and restaurants, where you can spend a pleasant day shopping.


Weather in Güime

Güime has a very warm climate almost all year round, with highs of almost 30ºC in the summer months. Rainfall is very low in this area, although somewhat heavier from December to February.

Local fiestas in Güime

Güime dresses up the first week of June to celebrate the festival of San Antonio. The events that take place during this week are aimed at the enjoyment of parranda nights, open-air dances and sports tournaments. The perfect package to enjoy traditional Lanzarote activities in a friendly family atmosphere.

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