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Summer Sun Seekers Search Out Lanzarote Online

Wednesday July 29, 2015

Summer Sun Seekers Search Out Lanzarote Online

British sun seekers are turning to Spain for their summer holiday, according to, who recently released analysis based on 3.5 million searches made during the first half of this year for breaks booked between June and August. With Spanish hot spots occupying the most searched slots in a Top 10 that places Lanzarote in 5th position, ahead of other traditionally popular summer sun destinations such as Orlando, Benidorm, Crete and Disneyland Paris. Which suggests that Spain’s current reign as the UK’s most popular holiday destination is set to continue unabated.

So far during the first six months of this year, Spain has already welcomed 29.2 million foreign tourists, with British holidaymakers accounting for 23% of these arrivals. Lanzarote has also benefitted from this broader renaissance in the Spanish tourist sector, with arrivals up by 4.1% over the same period – the largest increase of all of the Canary Islands.

According to spokesperson Bob Atkinson ; “Year after year Brits go en masse to the country’s resorts and cities, knowing it will deliver on sunny summer weather, great blue flag beaches, fantastic value for money and of course plenty of places to enjoy themselves. Whether you want quiet, relaxing resorts and getaways or full on entertainment day and night, then Spain really does offer it all.“

According to Travelsupermarket´s analysis 87,500 searches for summer holidays in Lanzarote were made on the site between January and June this year, accounting for one in forty of the 3.5 million total queries.

Travelsupermarket Top 10

1. Mallorca (4.8% of all searches)
2. Tenerife (4.5%)
3. Algarve (3.9%)
4. Ibiza (3.2%)
5. Lanzarote (2.5%)
6. Orlando (2.4%)
7. Gran Canaria (2.2%)
8. Benidorm (2.1%)
9. Crete (2.1%)
10. Disneyland Paris (1.6%)



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