Yaiza claims to be the prettiest village in Lanzarote and has won several awards, it also has some very old buildings which amazingly survived the eruption of Timanfaya in the 1730's which devastated many other villages in the region. The village is very traditional with lots of bright flowers creating a lovely splash of colour against the white buildings.
There are many good restaurants here, one of them La Era is a farmhouse converted by Manrique and is very pretty, It was closed when went in September 2007 but it is due to reopen soon.
There is a church here, Nuestro Senora de los Remedios, and an art gallery or two plus a few spread out shops.
There is also a football ground, just to the south as you enter the village.
A little further towards the village there are some gardens and a hill that you can climb to see the view of Yaiza.
To the north of the town there is a hotel, La Finca de las Salinas, an 18th century mansion. This looks a very smart hotel.
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