To visit Guinate is to enjoy breathtaking views of the northern part of Lanzarote. The routes of this small hamlet are unique, passing through some of the highest points of the island. From the viewpoint of Guinate you can see the island of La Graciosa in all its beauty.

Where is Guinate?

Guinate is a small town located in the north of Lanzarote, just a few kilometres away from Haría, the capital of the municipality of Haría and just 8 kilometres away from the municipality’s coastal towns.

What to see in Máguez?

  • The Mirador de Guinate route is without doubt one of the best activities to do in Haría. At the top of Risco de Famara, there is a perfect spot to see the Chinijo Archipelago in all its glory. It is a window to the Atlantic Ocean, where only those lucky enough to visit the island can enjoy the views.
  • Mirador del Río: Located at one of the highest parts on the island (at around 400 m), the Mirador del Río is one of most impressive works created by the artist César Manrique. It is part of a set of touristic centres created by the artist and there you can take in the best view of the Chinijo Archipelago and El Río, a narrow stretch of water which separates Lanzarote from La Graciosa and the rest of the islets. This building is a clear example of the synergy between the architecture and nature that symbolises the island, as its volcanic walls and the Aeonium will make you feel as if you were at the Risco de Famara taking in the views of the landscape.

The best food in Guinate

The café at the Mirador del Río is a wonderful place to try some of the island’s best wines or enjoy an aperitif with views over the Chinijo Archipelago. 

Shopping in Guinate

If you want a memento from your visit to Guinate you can find some lovely souvenirs at the shop at the Mirador del Río.

Climate in Guinate

Due to the geographic location of Guinate, in the north of the island, the winds help to make the temperatures considerably cooler. The average temperature ranges from 15 – 27ºC, falling even lower in winter to below 10ºC at times.

Local fiestas in Guinate

The café at the Mirador del Río is a wonderful place to try some of the island’s best wines or enjoy an aperitif with views over the Chinijo Archipelago.

How to get to Guinate

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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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