We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Castillo de Santa Barbara

Mounte Guanapay, Teguise, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 84 50 01
Review Highlights
Amazing views OUTSIDE the castle

Fantastic views right nex to the castle, no need to pay 3 euros to go to the roof cos you will get... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Pavel H
Not on a windy day!

We had a great visit to what is now called a Pirate Museum. There is some great info here all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Judith B
Leeds, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 295 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good53%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pirate museum” (32 reviews)
“steep drive” (5 reviews)
“long climb” (3 reviews)
Mounte Guanapay, Teguise, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 84 50 01
Write a Review
Reviews (295)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 295 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic views right nex to the castle, no need to pay 3 euros to go to the roof cos you will get exactly the same view just next to it.

Thank Pavel H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great visit to what is now called a Pirate Museum. There is some great info here all interspersed with a Johnny Depp pirates of the Caribbean theme. Enjoyable, but most intriguing is the castle itself, built to repel all boarders. For my...More

Thank Judith B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can walk up to the Castillo de Santa Barbara from Teguise which we were advised would take approx. 45 mins however we chose to drive :-) which was far easier and was on a smooth road leading to a car park. The castle containing...More

Thank Marshmallowed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although we did not go inside, the views on the outside are amazing! It's worth a drive up just to look over the island!

Thank Tim-Lanz
Reviewed 8 May 2017

a nice place to visit for 3 euros if you are in the area , i was in the area after visiting the local town of teguise , the views are incredible from this place you can see the sea on both sides of the...More

Thank whooper316
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The views are fantastic, its easy to see why this was picked as a location for a castle, near 360degree views of the island and sea. Great bit of history for the island, well worth a visit and easy to access if you have a...More

Thank Philip K
Reviewed 24 April 2017

To be fair, didn't actually go inside and visit the museum, but this stands on the rim of an old volcano and it commands some good views of the surrounding countryside. Worth a visit.

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit. We have visited lanzarote numerous times with family also living here. Never ventured inside before and paid the 3e entry fee. (extremely reasonable). Well worth a visit especially if history is to your liking, if not l am sure you would...More

Thank 13lanza
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We are staying in Teguise, so we had to climb 'our' castle! It is a bit of a slog up, but the road is very good and helps lessen the gradient. We picked a clear day and the view from the top was worth the...More

Thank Shirburn
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This museum is in a castle above the town - you may prefer to hire a taxi as its a steep walk up. The walk/taxi ride is well worth it - the museum is very well thought out with the presentations in english and spanish....More

Thank Roadrunners27
Nearby Restaurants
Ikarus Restaurant
193 reviews
1.04 km away
La Cantina
1,146 reviews
.99 km away
Jonnie Bakes
401 reviews
.76 km away
La Bodeguita del Medio
222 reviews
1.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Teguise Market
1,123 reviews
.98 km away
Lag O Mar Museo
13 reviews
1.47 km away
Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe
90 reviews
.98 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Castillo de Santa Barbara staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines