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Promenade walk, Puerto del Carmen

Promenade walk in Puerto del Carmen

The resort of Puerto del Carmen has a 6km stretch of promenade that runs from the end of the runway at Matagorda to the main beach Playa Grande. Perfect for a long walk! For the main part, the traffic now runs in one direction with a cycle lane from the main beach towards Matagorda and…

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Picturesque Charco de San Ginés

Clubs & Charity Organisations in Lanzarote

Lanzarote has a great community spirit and can offer a variety of clubs and organisations to get involved with. Whether you want to sing, dance, play sport, meet new friends, raise money for good causes and much much more. The Ladies who Lunch raise much needed funds for SARA.   SARA are a registered charity…

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Public Holidays

Annual fiestas in Lanzarote

Did you know that April is the only month of the year that Lanzarote does not have a fiesta? Below is the annual calendar of fiesta dates for the island of Lanzarote. These fiestas are where you can see some of the traditional Canarian costumes and music, look out for the romería (procession) and verbena…

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Amura Puerto Calero

Puerto Calero

Puerto Calero is situated on the outskirts of Puerto del Carmen, although it’s part of the municipality of Yaiza which covers the resort of Playa Blanca. José Calero had the idea of building a marina in this area of Lanzarote back in 1983, and after 4 years of construction the Puerto Calero marina was first…

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Playa la Concha

La Graciosa

La Graciosa is the island off the Northern tip of Lanzarote, its part of the Teguise municipality and the Archipiélago Chinijo, the natural park covering the El Risco de Famara and the islands of La Graciosa, Alegranza, Montaña Clara and Los Roques del Este and del Oeste. We have some interesting guides in our Lanzarote…

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Tortilla

Lanzarote Recipe – Tortilla

Here is the recipe for making a Spanish tortilla (potatoe omelette), this is great to serve up as a tapas dish or as an accompaniment to meat / fish or just in a bocadillo with mayonnaise or alioli.   Ingredients: 250g potatoes 2 eggs Half an onion 1 clove garlic Fresh parsley 1 piece of…

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Teguise Market

La Villa De Teguise

Teguise or La Villa as its known locally, was the capital of Lanzarote before it moved to Arrecife in the mid 18th century. The town has some incredible buildings, cobbled streets and lots of history. Teguise is known by many for the Sunday market, which is huge and if you’re only going to one market during…

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Manrique

Fundacion Cesar Manrique

The Fundación César Manrique is based in Taro de Tahíche, the building was the former residence of César Manrique from 1968 until it became their headquarters in 1992. This property really reflects the concept that Manrique created, a wonderful mixture of the natural environment and modern design. Architect Frei Otto said that Taro de Tahiche “it is…

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Arrieta Beach

Arrieta

You could drive past Arrieta in Lanzarote without even realising that you’ve missed somewhere quite special, many people do. Arrieta is a small village on the North coast of Lanzarote, just off the main coast road that runs from Tahiche towards Órzola and the North. The petrol station at Arrieta is well known, not just…

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