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Lanzarote weather

Lanzarote Weather

Lanzarote weather is the subject of countless questions on our social media pages and via email. Without a doubt, the single most important thing for our readers is to know what the weather will be like for their holiday. Lanzarote, and the other Canary Islands are described as having the “World’s best climate.” And it’s…

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Lanzarote Shopping

Food Shopping Like A Local In Lanzarote

We’re often asked by people staying in villas, or those who are planning to be on the island for several months: “Where do locals do their food shopping?” The resorts are populated with small supermarkets where you can get most of the essentials, but they are relatively expensive and lack a good range of products,…

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Siesta

The Secret Of The Siesta

The siesta is a Spanish institution, which sadly is beginning to die out. It originally came about as a way for workers to get out of the sun during the hottest part of the day – long before air conditioning was widespread. The idea was to split the working day into a morning session, have…

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Tenesar Lanzarote

5 Secret Places To Visit In Lanzarote

Lanzarote is full of wonderful tourist attractions, and a quick web search will quickly list them for you, with all the information you could possibly want to know about them. But what about the secret places only the locals know about? The places you won’t find in any tourist guide? You’d be surprised how many…

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Trade wind in Lanzarote

Lanzarote’s Trade Winds

Lanzarote is known as a fairly windy island, and part of the reason our climate is so good is because of the wind which blows here on most days – without it temperatures would be much higher and the island would effectively become a desert, like the nearby Sahara. But why do we get the…

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Kids Lanzarote

Ten Things To Do With Kids In Lanzarote

We’re having a bumper year for tourism once again here in Lanzarote and we know many of you have booked to come out with your kids. We thought we’d pull together a list of things you can do with them if the thought of another day at the beach or around the pool is just…

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Lanzarote daylight hours

What Time Does It Get Dark In Lanzarote?

It’s a question we’re often asked. We’re much closer to the equator than northern European countries, so the difference between winter months and summer months is much less marked – that means our winter days are much longer, but our summer days are shorter We’ve selected sunrise and sunset times for key months through the…

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Airport landing

London Gatwick To Lanzarote In 60 Seconds

We love this video! Shot from the pilot’s view in a Boeing 737, it crams the four hour flight from London Gatwick and rain, to Lanzarote bathed in sunshine into just one minute! We can’t offer you a 60 second flight to Lanzarote sadly, but you can find the best flight prices to Lanzarote here:…

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