TOP TIPS

This is the section of Lanzarote information where we put our tops tips about the island. Everything from food and drink to things to do, usually in simple to digest lists.

Girl playing on the beach

Is Lanzarote child friendly?

Is Lanzarote child friendly? We are often asked this, so we have highlighted some of the areas that make Lanzarote a fabulous choice for any family holiday! Flight duration With flight durations from the UK, Ireland and Germany all only being around 4 hours Lanzarote is a great choice for a family holiday. If you have active children simply stock up with lots of distractions and snacks. There is no time difference between the UK, Ireland and Lanzarote and only…

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6 fun facts about Lanzarote

6 fun facts about Lanzarote

We all enjoy fun facts. So here are 6 facts about Lanzarote. It is like the moon! We have all heard of Lanzarote being compared to Mars, but did you know that the European Space Agency trains it’s astronauts on the island? You can cook using the heat of a volcano! Set against the volcanic backdrop of Timanfaya National Park the El Diablo restaurant relies on the dormant volcano producing bursts of heat or hot vapour, which rise through a…

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Lanzarote lifestyle

6 Things I learned during my trip to Lanzarote

We are often asked for hints and tips from people who are visiting Lanzarote so here are 6 things I learned during my trip to Lanzarote. A Spanish dish doesn’t always mean Tapas! I love Tapas and it is my favourite way to eat when on holiday in Lanzarote.  However, we recently learned that you need to specify that you require a Tapas size portion of a dish as some restaurants also offer Raciones which are standard portion sizes.  We visited…

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Playa Las Cucharas Costa Teguise

My Perfect Lanzarote Day

We decided to crowd source this one, by asking the question on our Facebook page. But first, we’ll share our perfect Lanzarote day: It would have to be a Sunday, and it would start with a breakfast on the patio – freshly squeezed orange juice, coffee and croissants. Next we’d head out to do a walk or cycle ride before the sun gets too high. Returning home, we’d shower and change for Sunday lunch with friends – it could be…

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Lanzarote Quiz

The Big Lanzarote Quiz

How well do you know your favourite island? This is a fun quiz you can do to test your knowledge about everything to do with Lanzarote. 1/ Which village on the island has the shortest place name? 2/ Where did César Manrique live prior to his death in 1992? 3/ How many rivers are there in Lanzarote? 4/ Which of the three tourist resorts on the island is the newest? 5/ Which is the busiest day of the week at…

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Road rules for cyclists and drivers

Road Rules For Cyclists And Drivers

Lanzarote is one of Europe’s premier sporting destinations and home to the world’s toughest Ironman triathlon event. For that reason, there are always cyclists on the roads of the island, and this article is to explain the road rules for cyclists and drivers, so there are no misunderstandings. These rules are based on a Cabildo safety campaign called “Life on two wheels.” Ten Tips For Drivers 1. When overtaking a cyclist or group of cyclists it is essential to leave…

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