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Flan de leche condensada

Lanzarote Recipe – Flan De Leche Condensada

This is a local dessert called Quesillo or Flan de Leche Condensada which is deliciously sweet and easy to make. Ingredients 200g condensed milk 200g milk 4 eggs dash of rum cinnamon lemon zest 4 tablespoons of sugar Instructions Mix all of your ingredients together thoroughly apart from the sugar. Melt and simmer the sugar…

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Young family

Puerto del Carmen, Young Family Guide

Travelling to a new holiday destination can be a bit daunting especially if you have a young family. We were contacted recently for advice on what there is to do with a three year old when staying in the resort of Puerto del Carmen. This resort has 8km of golden sandy beaches stretching along the…

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Plane Spotting

Plane Spotting In Lanzarote

Our visitors often enjoy watching the planes come in to land and take off at Arrecife airport in Lanzarote, I walked along the promenade between Matagorda and Playa Honda this week for a touch of plane spotting. There aren’t many places in the world where you can get as close to a busy, live runway.…

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Tremesana Walk

Lanzarote Walk – Tremesana Route

We have already mentioned the two free guided walks that you can take in Lanzarote through the protected Timanfaya National Park, last week I went on the smaller 3km tour known as the Tremesana Route – a Timanfaya walk in the protected volcanic region. These walks have to be booked in advance through the website Red de Parques Nacionales and…

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Why Lanzarote?

Why Lanzarote? Why do people come to Lanzarote for their holidays? Is it because of……. Climate Lanzarote is an all year round destination, even during winter months we still have daytime temperatures above 20 degrees, an average of 7 hours sunshine and an annual rainfall equivalent to 2 days rain in the UK. Flights Flights…

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Lanzarote Fish

Lanzarote Fresh Fish Fish Of The Day

We love nothing better than a fresh fish lunch eaten at a restaurant situated over looking the sea somewhere along the coast in Lanzarote. Most of the time we leave which fish of the day up to the waiter and we’ve yet to be disappointed. The Spanish name of the fish often bears no resemblance…

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montaña roja

Lanzarote Walk, Montaña Roja

The vibrant red mountain of Montaña Roja, often pronounced montanya Roger instead of montanya roha as it sounds in Spanish has been linked to mysterious UFO sightings in the past. This volcano is situated in the far South of Lanzarote, whilst in the resort of Playa Blanca yesterday I had an impulse for a walk.…

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LagOmar attraction in Lanzarote

LagOmar attraction in Lanzarote

LagOmar has a fascinating history and is an attraction in Lanzarote worthy of a visit when exploring the island. Nestled into the hillside in Nazaret, LagOmar is a museum, art gallery, bar and restaurant which first opened to the public in 1997. In the 1970’s a British property developer Sam Benady constructed the property as…

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Playa Blanca Waterpark

Playa Blanca Water Parks

Looking for a Playa Blanca water park? There are two waterparks in Playa Blanca you can enjoy. Lanzasur – Aqualava Playa Blanca Waterpark You’ll find a “beach” with wave pool here, slides, ramps and the fearsome “Timan fire” which is a collection of five slides and loops. They also have a “magma river” where you…

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Lanzarote Excursion to Lobos Nature Reserve

Lanzarote Excursion to Lobos Nature Reserve

The island of Lobos is clearly seen from the East coast and South of Lanzarote, a nature reserve named after the seals that used to live there. This tiny island is a sanctuary, it’s a peaceful place for walkers and nature lovers to enjoy. The Isla de Lobos is not inhabited, there is one restaurant…

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