Diving Lanzarote

5 Things I’d Do In Lanzarote Next Week

I’m often asked to suggest things people should do when they are visiting the island, and depending on where I’ve been recently, my suggestions keep changing! There really is so much to do on this little island, that I feel sorry for people who only have a week or two a year to enjoy it.…

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Timanfaya Coastal Walk

Lanzarote Walk – Timanfaya Coastal Route

Having walked Termesana, the shorter of the two free guided walks available from the Timanfaya National Park, I was really looking forward to discovering a part of Lanzarote I hadn’t discovered yet on the Coastal Route. Miguel accompanied me on this walk, we couldn’t believe our luck with the weather, the day dawned clear, sunny and the…

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Viewpoints in Lanzarote

There are some beautiful viewpoints, or Miradors,  across Lanzarote, here’s some of our favourites to look out for when you’re discovering the island. Femés It’s worth pausing to take in the balcony at Femés especially now that the area has been pedestrianised, there are two bar restaurants situated here to enjoy a drink or meal from this…

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Playa Blanca Market

Marina Rubicon Market, Playa Blanca

The stylish Playa Blanca Market at Marina Rubicón is the perfect backdrop if you enjoy a visit to a decent market. Every Wednesday and Saturday from 09.00 to 14.00, the Marina plays host to the popular market, with a range of stalls to suit every taste. Nestled in between the trendy shops and a wide assortment…

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Lanzarote Airport

Why Aircraft Sometimes Can’t Land At Lanzarote

Sometimes, when the wind is wrong, aircraft landing at Lanzarote airport end up diverting to Fuerteventura. Here’s an explanation of the set up: There is only one runway at Lanzarote airport, and according to the wind direction, aircraft can land either from the sea (Designated runway 03), or over land (designated runway 21). Our wind…

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Lanzarote schools

Schools In Lanzarote

There are three types of schools on the Island: local Spanish, Private English, and Private International. The private option is expensive (approx 5000€‚ per annum per child dependant on age). This may be a good option for your children if any of the following apply: – Your children are of secondary school age – You…

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Things to do when it rains

What to do when it rains in Lanzarote!

It doesn’t happen often, but we do get some rain in Lanzarote in the winter months. When it does rain, it can really come down! So here are some tips in case you are affected by a rainy day whilst here on holiday: 1/ Visit an attraction Five of the seven main attractions of the…

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Lanzarote Tapas

How To Enjoy Tapas In Lanzarote

Tapas bars can be a joy to visit, but they can also be a nightmare if you don’t know what you’re doing or if you don’t have a great command of the Spanish language. “Real” tapas bars are plentiful in Lanzarote, as long as you travel outside of the resort areas, but the problem is…

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