20/07/2012 Lanzarote (KMC) - The Lanzarote tourist resorts have extended their opening hours to cope with the higher number of visitors during the summer season.
Timanfaya is open from 9am to 7pm, with the last bus trip taking off at 6pm. The restaurant ‘El Diablo’ is open from 9am to 4.45pm. Cueva de los Verdes in the north of the island is open from 10am to 7pm during summer, with the last visit taking place at 6pm.
Los Jameos del Aqua will be open from 10am to 6.30pm, with the restaurant and the gift shop also staying open until 6.30pm. On Tuesdays and Saturdays the attraction will open again from 7pm to midnight and the restaurant will serve food between 7.30pm and 11.00pm. Mirador del Rio and its café and gift shop will open every day from 10am to 6.45pm.
The Cactus Garden will open from 10am to 5.45pm and the Monumento al Campesino will open from 10am to 6pm, although note that the restaurant here will open from 12pm to 4.45pm.
Finally the Castillo de San José MIAC is open from 10am to 8pm, its café from 10am to midnight and the restaurant from 1pm to 4pm and again from 7pm to 11pm.
The Centros de Arte, Cultura y Turismo (CACT) recommend that visitors go to Timanfaya between 9am and 10am in the morning, and between 3pm and 6pm in the afternoon to avoid long waiting periods under the strong summer sun. CACT also recommends that visitors should visit Jameos del Aqua and Cueva de los Verdes between 3pm and 6pm to avoid large crowds.