Late Flight Early Accommodation Check-Out – Tips

Top tips for spending a day on the island waiting for your light flight.

Luggage Storage

Last day luggage storage service with door to door pick-ups and drop-offs. Arranging early is advised. Full details and contact: click here 

Marina Rubicon

The swimming pool at Marina Rubicon is open to the public from Tuesday to Sunday (10:00 to 16:00). Entry is €5 for adults and €2 for under 12s. The pool is limited to 45 people. There are plenty of bars and restaurants nearby at the Marina Rubicon.

Aqualava Waterpark

The waterpark has an on-site bar and restaurant, entry is €21 for adults and children are €14.50. There are also showers and dressing rooms at the waterpark. Full details: click here

Alyssa Suites

Spend the day relaxing at the Labranda Alyssa Suites Hotel, a smart hotel located in Playa Blanca. Day passes are available, including for use of the bar. Full details: click here


There are plenty of amenities around the popular Flamingo Beach and also the Dorada Beach in Playa Blanca.

Hire a car for the day – resort pick-up and airport drop-off

This solves the problem of having to carry around heavy luggage all day, the car hire companies will arrange for you to pick the car up in resort in Playa Blanca and drop the car off at the airport. Cabrera Medina and Plus Car both have offices in Playa Blanca.

Drive out of Playa Blanca

If you have a car and fancy a drive then you could head to El Golfo to see the green lagoon and taste some lovely fresh fish, or visit the marina at Puerto Calero, or even head to the Timanfaya National Park. Puerto del Carmen is located near the airport if you want to make sure you’re in an easy position to make your way there for your flight. Another option is to spend the day in Arrecife. If you head to Arrecife, parking is available under the Gran Hotel. Go for a drink and enjoy the views from the 17th floor of the Gran Hotel (use the glass lift at the back of reception) and also have a walk to the beautiful El Charco de San Ginés part of Arrecife.


*Please be aware information (including pricing) may have changed since the time of writing, click the links and contact the relevant companies for up to date advice.