Mirador del Rio

Moving to Lanzarote – Choosing Where to Live

We’re often contacted by readers who are planning on moving to Lanzarote, either to retire, or to move here for work or health reasons. Anyone considering the move should get a copy of our Camel Guide to Relocating to Lanzarote.  Choosing where to live when moving to Lanzarote The chances are you’ve holidayed a few…

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Cheap flights Lanzarote

Easyjet or Ryanair to Lanzarote?

Cheap flights to Lanzarote are plentiful these days. We share our thoughts on the pros and cons of the two largest budget airlines for flights to and from Lanzarote. We travel a lot between Lanzarote, mainland Spain and the UK, and we usually end up travelling on Ryanair or Easyjet, so we thought we’d share…

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Dominic Murray

Artist Dominic Murray Dies

Lanzarote resident artist Dominic Murray died suddenly on Tuesday and is a sad loss to the island. Doncaster born Dominic had been resident in Lanzarote since 2003 and made his name here initially painting goats. In recent years he produced some stunning seascapes and exquisitely detailed portraits. After a career working on the sets and…

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Drones in Lanzarote

Using Drones In Lanzarote

Our thanks to reader Jasper, who is a drone pilot, and who updated us at each step when he recently applied to fly his drone on the island.  Here’s the lowdown on flying drones in Lanzarote. Read on for more, but here’s the bottom line: Even if flying for no commercial reason, the laws are…

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Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 8, 2018

British Government commits to giving citizens living abroad a vote Currently British Citizens who have lived outside of the UK for 15 or more years cannot vote in general elections there. The government has recently published a policy statement saying they will remove the 15 year rule, although it’s not clear from the statement when…

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Festival de musica

Arts Review – Musica de Canarias

Reader Norman Warwick retired to Lanzarote a couple of years ago. He writes an arts page for a UK newspaper group and he very kindly sent us his review of the 34th Festival Internacionale de Musica de Canarias. Nordic Voices On arrival we had no real idea what to expect but our anticipation was increased…

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Property of the month

Property Of The Month – Villa With Sea Views

This month’s property of the month from Roper Properties is a villa, exclusive to them,  in Playa Blanca with sea views. On the marina side of the resort, in Los Colorades, this is perfect as a family or holiday home. It has 2 bedrooms and two bathrooms, a solar heated private swimming pool, garage and…

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Jobs in Lanzarote

Jobs In Lanzarote – IT Systems Administrator

System and Network administrator at Club La Santa. Starting as soon as possible. Club La Santa – Lanzarote (Canary Islands, Spain) Join the  enthusiastic IT Team at Club La Santa – the world’s best active holiday resort in the warm climate of Lanzarote. You will receive a monthly salary and unlimited use of their different…

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Luxury Lanzarote

Luxury Lanzarote

Most people think of Lanzarote as an inexpensive family destination, but we also have an upmarket side to the island, and plenty of people enjoy luxury holidays here. Let’s explore some of the things that you can do on your holiday to make it a little bit special: Stay in a five star hotel We…

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Lanzarote Holiday Offer – Ironman Exclusive

May is Ironman month in Lanzarote, and it’s the island’s largest sporting spectacular. Contestants swim 3.8 KM in the ocean at Puerto del Carmen, then embark on a 180 KM bike ride all around the island, before finishing it off with a 42.2 KM marathon along the ocean front promenade. The days starts at 7AM…

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