Julie

Cycling in Lanzarote , Arrecife Loop

Cycling in Lanzarote , Arrecife Loop

We love Cycling in Lanzarote and for a change we thought we would cycle around Arrecife, we ended up with a really great 45km ride., one that could be enjoyed by bike fit tourists taking in some attractions. We parked on the land to the side of the picturesque Charco de San Ginés in Arrecife and set…

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Lanzarote Restaurant Review, Los Valles

We’ve passed the Restaurante Mirador de Los Valles on many occasions over the last few months, it always looks busy if the car park is anything to go by, plus we’ve heard a few good reports. This weekend our curiosity got the better of us and we ventured in with friends to find out for…

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Winter in Lanzarote

Cycling In Lanzarote – Arrieta To Orzola

There’s a beautiful coast road in the North of Lanzarote, our suggested route is approximately 30 km taking in seaside villages, two visitor attractions and stunning beaches. Start from the car park at Playa La Garita in Arrieta, to find this turn into Arrieta at the roundabout with the wind toy, then at the mini roundabout…

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Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca Couples Guide

The newest resort in Lanzarote is Playa Blanca , which translates to the white beach and is situated in the South of the island. The resort caters for families but for this article we will focus on what there is to do for couples. There is a great range of accommodation in Playa Blanca. The…

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Cesar Manrique

20 Years Without Manrique

Julie wrote this on the 20th anniversary of the death of Cesar Manrique, in 2012. Today marks the 20th anniversary of the car accident that killed Cesar Manrique and the day that Lanzarote lost it’s son. I visited the Fundación Cesar Manrique this morning to witness the installation of a Wind Toy, the mobile doesn’t…

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Bodegón Las Tapas

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – Bodegón Las Tapas, Playa Blanca

We discovered a lovely restaurant recently The Bodegón Las Tapas is situated directly on the Avenida Marítima promenade in Playa Blanca between the old harbour and the town beach. Our mission was to find somewhere offering fresh fish for lunch, we walked along the seafront from the old harbour and Bodegón las Tapas stood out…

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House Famara

Unusual House In Famara

Linda, one of our readers asked us if we knew of any information about the fantastic little house in the harbour of Caleta de Famara. It was another reader Jerry, who sent a link to this recent article in the Diario de Lanzarote, his reason for the contact was the decay of our older buildings in…

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house with statues

The House With The Statues In Teguise

You may not know what it’s called but I’ll bet most of you have noticed the peculiar house with the garden of statues in La Villa de Teguise, this is the work of Don Pillimpo. For anyone approaching the Sunday market in Teguise from the direction of San Bartolomé, Pillimpo’s garden is situated on the…

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Airport Landing

When is it a good time to visit Lanzarote?

We’re quite often asked the question “When is it a good time to visit Lanzarote?” The answer depends on what you want from your holiday. Some like to follow the trend and visit places during the peak season, for others they want to escape the madding crowd and come when it’s quieter. Of course this…

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