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Pirate Museum

Lanzarote Pirate Museum

The Pirate Museum or Museo de la Piratería is situated within the Santa Bárbara castle perched on the top of mount Guanapay in Teguise, the old capital of Lanzarote. The position of the Canary Islands made them a popular stop over for ships passing to and from the Americas, who would replenish their fresh food…

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Teguise

Walking The Historical Centre Of Teguise

I joined the first guided tour of historic Teguise this morning for a tour of the old capital of Lanzarote. The initial group on the 11.30am tour were mainly Spanish tourists with a few English, I found the tour really interesting and hope that they become a regular feature in the future. Ask for a copy of…

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What Is Three Kings All About?

In many ways King’s Day, the celebration of “Three Kings” or El Día de Los Reyes is more important here in Spain than Christmas day. It’s the day that Spain celebrate the three Kings, or the three wise men, bringing their gifts to the baby Jesus. And that means it’s the day when most children…

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Property Of The Month – Villa In Playa Blanca

This month’s property of the month is an immaculate 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom semi-detached villa in Playa Blanca. The villa has a private, heated swimming pool and is on a plot of almost 400 M2. Two of the three bedrooms have en suite bathrooms, and there is an additional family bathroom. There is private parking…

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Selling Property

Selling A Property In Lanzarote

We’ve already talked about buying a property in Lanzarote, so let’s have a look at selling property. Background The property market here is certainly showing signs of a recovery from the recession, but there are still lingering issues. There’s a lot of property for sale here, and the banks are aggressively marketing the houses and apartments…

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Brief News

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week One, 2018

Immigrant Boat With Hashish Comes Ashore In La Graciosa A patera carrying 6 people and about 300 Kilos of Hashish came ashore on Playa La Concha in La Graciosa this week. Guardia Civil transferred the people and drugs to Arrecife, where one of the passengers was taken to hospital suffering an infection. Consorcio Had A…

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Holidays

Lanzarote Holiday Offer – March 2018

Instead of doing a specific offer this week, we decided to try to find a “gap” where there are some really good deals available to the island. With Easter being in April this year, we were able to find one – the 6th March! You’ll be in time to catch the end of carnival in…

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Casita Palmera

American Visitors To Lanzarote

I was fascinated to hear from my Friend Marcus at Casita Palmera that he had an American family staying at his property recently. There are no direct flights from the USA to Lanzarote, and based on our experience of travelling in the states, many people there have never even heard of The Canary Islands. I…

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Lanzarote Carnival Countdown!February 2, 2018
17 days to go.