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Eat like a local

How To Eat Like A Local In Lanzarote

So you want to eat like a local when in Lanzarote? Both the times and what is eaten tends to be quite different to the pattern in northern Europe. Although restaurants in the resorts will cater for you, If you turn up for lunch at 1200 or dinner at 1800 in a local’s restaurant, don’t…

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Lanzarote Hotels

Lanzarote Webcams

The trouble with webcams showing images of Lanzarote is that they are often “down,” the image quality is poor and their lenses get dirty very quickly, which means you end up squinting at a blurry image trying to make out what on earth is going on, or you find a “Page not found” error. But…

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El Almacen

Beauty, Harmony And Improvisation

Here’s another review from Norman Warwick, after he visited Manrique’s El Almacen in Arrecife to enjoy a concert. Two and a half years after settling on the island we are delighted to be still finding new, to us, venues for disparate art forms in exhibition or in concert, introducing wonderful new, to us, artists. We…

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News week 11

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 12

Bicycle Access To Airport The Cabildo has announced the opening of a €620,000 tender to build a cycle lane from Playa Honda into the airport – giving cyclists a safe lane to use on the main dual carriageway, and also airport access for staff working there. British Man Arrested For “Fake Crime” A 25 year…

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Lanzarote Park

Iberostar Lanzarote Park Hotel

The Iberostar Lanzarote Park hotel in Playa Blanca occupies an enviable position on the seafront promenade next to Playa Flamingo, and close to the centre of the holiday resort. This hotel was renovated during 2016 and has since earned a 4* status, work included a complete refurbishment of all the rooms, and the creation of…

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Lanzarote Hotels

Lanzarote Hotels

Lanzarote is unique in the range of hotel accommodation on offer. In fact there isn’t such as thing as Lanzarote Hotels. Most holiday resorts tend to focus on one particular type of accommodation, but Lanzarote has everything, and even each of the resorts offers a wide range of accommodation from cheap and cheerful to super…

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Lanzarote Glenda Young

Loving It In Lanzarote

This is a guest article by Glenda Young, who asked if she could share her thoughts with you all following a recent visit to the island. The author on Famara Beach and Penelope Cruz in the same location from the film Broken Embraces (Los Abrazos Rotos) Last night we returned from our seventh visit to…

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7 Places To Propose In Lanzarote

Lanzarote is a romantic place – it’s a fabulous place to get married, many people celebrate their anniversaries here, and of course, it’s a wonderful place to propose to your loved one. There’s nothing like the combination of a fantastic sunset and a couple of cocktails to provide the perfect moment to pop the question.…

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What’s The Euro Rate In Lanzarote Today?

“What is pound versus Euro today?” is the most asked question on Facebook, email, or anywhere else where readers connect with us. Especially since Brexit, and with the Pound fluctuating more than ever. There are a large number of booze / cigarette / electrical shops on the island that offer money exchange as a sideline.…

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Lanzarote Haria

Excursions For Seniors In Lanzarote

We’ve put together some excursions for seniors – ones that are more popular with our retired visitors, so you can see what’s available. Sunday Market at Teguise The Sunday market at Teguise is legendary – with hundreds of stalls, entertainment and places to enjoy food and drinks. We can arrange for you to be collected…

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