Mike

Holiday activities teenagers, in Lanzarote

9 Things Teenagers Will Enjoy In Lanzarote

Looking for the right activities for your teenagers to enjoy during your family holiday? We’ve booked a lot of holidays recently for families with teenage children. It can be an awkward time for 13 to 17 year olds on holiday with their parents – they’re not old enough to go out and do their own…

Read More
Sea

What’s The Weather Really Like In Lanzarote?

It’s the subject of countless questions on our social media pages and via email. Without a doubt, the single most important thing for our readers is to know what the weather will be like for their holiday. Lanzarote, and the other Canary Islands are described as having the “World’s best climate.” And it’s probably true!…

Read More
Lanzarote Shopping

Food Shopping Like A Local In Lanzarote

We’re often asked by people staying in villas, or those who are planning to be on the island for several months: “Where do locals do their food shopping?” The resorts are populated with small supermarkets where you can get most of the essentials, but they are relatively expensive and lack a good range of products,…

Read More
Siesta

The Secret Of The Siesta

The siesta is a Spanish institution, which sadly is beginning to die out. It originally came about as a way for workers to get out of the sun during the hottest part of the day – long before air conditioning was widespread. The idea was to split the working day into a morning session, have…

Read More
Landing

Tricky Landing At Arrecife From Boeing 737 Cockpit

Lanzarote generally enjoys a northerly breeze, which means aircraft land over the sea with a pretty straightforward approach. When the wind blows the “wrong” way, however, incoming aircraft have to come in over the mountains, dropping onto the runway just over the main road at Playa Honda. To add complication, there is no instrument landing…

Read More
Tenesar Lanzarote

5 Secret Places To Visit In Lanzarote

Lanzarote is full of wonderful tourist attractions, and a quick web search will quickly list them for you, with all the information you could possibly want to know about them. But what about the secret places only the locals know about? The places you won’t find in any tourist guide? You’d be surprised how many…

Read More
Trade wind in Lanzarote

Lanzarote’s Trade Winds

Lanzarote is known as a fairly windy island, and part of the reason our climate is so good is because of the wind which blows here on most days – without it temperatures would be much higher and the island would effectively become a desert, like the nearby Sahara. But why do we get the…

Read More
Kids Lanzarote

Ten Things To Do With Kids In Lanzarote

We’re having a bumper year for tourism once again here in Lanzarote and we know many of you have booked to come out with your kids. We thought we’d pull together a list of things you can do with them if the thought of another day at the beach or around the pool is just…

Read More
Lanzarote daylight hours

What Time Does It Get Dark In Lanzarote?

It’s a question we’re often asked. We’re much closer to the equator than northern European countries, so the difference between winter months and summer months is much less marked – that means our winter days are much longer, but our summer days are shorter We’ve selected sunrise and sunset times for key months through the…

Read More
Call us Free!

From the UK 0800 810 8404