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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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Lanzarote - The Best Place In Europe For Winter Sun

Lanzarote – The Best Place For Winter Sun

Back in October we reported on heavy rain and winds here in Lanzarote. Anyone following our page on Facebook will have seen images and videos of how the heavy deluge has flowed down the mountains and out to sea and they will have read how the island’s infrastructure struggled to cope. But Lanzarote is famous for it’s…

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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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