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Lanzarote Karting

Lanzarote Karting at San Bartolomé has been one of the island’s top attractions for many years, and it’s a must-do day out for everyone during their visits to Lanzarote. And there have been some significant changes ready for the summer! The Tracks Both tracks are in regular use now – the famous hillside track (shown…

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Concierto Coral Polifonica San Gines Zarzuela

Reader Norman Warwick has written about his latest musical experience – this time a free concert, which turned out to be amazing! Years of experience of arts events in Rochdale had taught me that ‘free’ concerts are rarely worth even that entrance fee so I almost ignored the advertisement in the April edition of Guia…

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Grandfather Bar

The Grandfather Bar, Costa Teguise

The Grandfather Bar is a new bar in Costa Teguise, located on Calle Las Acacias, opposite The Aquarium and close to Los Carmenes, and a short walk off the main Avenida de las Canarias. They’re open from 0900 until midnight, so Lee and the team there are ready to serve you drinks at any time…

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Charco del Palo

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 17

Sunbeds back in Costa Teguise The sunbeds are finally back on the beaches of Costa Teguise, almost a year since they disappeared, and at least six months later than Mayor Oswaldo Betancort hoped when we interviewed him. The new contractor is paying an annual fee of €295,000 for the concession to supply the beds, umbrellas…

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Concert Review – The Colours Of Jazz In Spring

Our guest arts reviewer, Norman Warwick, has been enjoying music on the island again. In a week when the mountains and valleys were still a remarkably lush green, we took a meandering late afternoon drive into Arrecife to find flashes of colour daubed and mixed on the landscape’s pallet. How such muted colours on so…

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Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 16

Campaign To Prevent Drownings In both 2016 and 2017, 9 people drowned off the beaches of Lanzarote. In a new initiative by the Lanzarote Emergency Consortium, leaflets will be distributed in 4 languages in the hope it will reduce the number this year. The aim is to raise awareness of potential dangers from the ocean,…

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Paseo de Puerto Naos

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 15

LZ34 Being Resurfaced The LZ34 between Tahiche and San Bartolomé is being resurfaced currently. The road has suffered heavy traffic because of the Zonzamas environmental centre there. The total cost of the project, which will include new signage is 1.7 million Euros. New Fishing and Marine Life Museum For Arrecife The Cabildo has announced that…

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Amura – An Amazing Wedding Venue In Lanzarote

We’ve attended several weddings at Amura in Puerto Calero, and it’s just the most wonderful setting for couples to tie the knot! Weddings can be conducted on the private balcony upstairs, and then everyone can enjoy a fabulous meal at one of Lanzarote’s most respected culinary hotspots. Amura celebrate more than 60 weddings each tear,…

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Marina Lanzarote

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 14

New Showers For Puerto del Carmen Beaches Tias Ayuntamiento has installed new showers and foot baths at Playa Chica. These are the first of a total of 20 new showers for the resort’s beaches, which will include 13 on Playa Grande. British Diver Critical A 48 year old British lady is critical in hospital after…

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Wine Region La Geria

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 13

Decomposed Body Found On Famara Beach The body of a male was found of Famara beach this week. It was too heavily decomposed to identify, but it is thought it might be that of an immigrant attempting to reach the island from Africa. New Sports Centre Opens In Costa Teguise A new sports centre has…

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