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Festival de musica

Arts Review – Musica de Canarias

Reader Norman Warwick retired to Lanzarote a couple of years ago. He writes an arts page for a UK newspaper group and he very kindly sent us his review of the 34th Festival Internacionale de Musica de Canarias. Nordic Voices On arrival we had no real idea what to expect but our anticipation was increased…

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Property of the month

Property Of The Month – Villa With Sea Views

This month’s property of the month from Roper Properties is a villa, exclusive to them,  in Playa Blanca with sea views. On the marina side of the resort, in Los Colorades, this is perfect as a family or holiday home. It has 2 bedrooms and two bathrooms, a solar heated private swimming pool, garage and…

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Jobs in Lanzarote

Jobs In Lanzarote – IT Systems Administrator

System and Network administrator at Club La Santa. Starting as soon as possible. Club La Santa – Lanzarote (Canary Islands, Spain) Join the  enthusiastic IT Team at Club La Santa – the world’s best active holiday resort in the warm climate of Lanzarote. You will receive a monthly salary and unlimited use of their different…

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Luxury Lanzarote

Luxury Lanzarote

Most people think of Lanzarote as an inexpensive family destination, but we also have an upmarket side to the island, and plenty of people enjoy luxury holidays here. Let’s explore some of the things that you can do on your holiday to make it a little bit special: Stay in a five star hotel We…

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Ironman

Lanzarote Holiday Offer – Ironman Exclusive

May is Ironman month in Lanzarote, and it’s the island’s largest sporting spectacular. Contestants swim 3.8 KM in the ocean at Puerto del Carmen, then embark on a 180 KM bike ride all around the island, before finishing it off with a 42.2 KM marathon along the ocean front promenade. The days starts at 7AM…

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Canary Islands tourist tax

Canary Islands Tourist Tax

From time to time British newspapers get worked up and write articles suggesting the implementation of a Canary Islands tourist tax, similar to the one enacted in The Balearics in July 2016. A tourist tax is an additional payment made once you get to your destination and is paid in local currency. It’s not included…

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News

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 6, 2018

Record low temperature recorded The lowest ever temperature was recorded at the Lanzarote airport weather station on Thursday, when it dipped to 7.6 degrees centigrade at 11PM. Records have been kept there since 1972 and the previous low was 8 degrees, recorded in 1974. Pets now accepted on buses Animals are now allowed to travel…

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Gazpacho

Lanzarote Recipe – Gazpacho

OK, we admit it. Gazpacho isn’t really a Lanzarote recipe, but it’s perfectly suited to our climate, which is why we’ve adopted it here on the islands. Gazpacho is believed to have come to Spain from Arabia with The Moors, and that’s why it’s most associated with the region of Andalucía. We’ve spent years trying…

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News

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 5, 2018

Rosa acquitted on one charge, mayor resigns In the on-going case relating to Bodega Stratvs, Juan Francisco Rosa was acquitted this week of one specific charge – that of “influence peddling,” or using “undue pressure” in urging officials to grant a licence to allow the bodega to open. In the same judgement, the Mayor of…

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Jobs in Lanzarote

Jobs In Lanzarote – Office Worker

Office worker required for doing all the administrative and paperwork tasks in the office, including telephone calls. He / she will have to provide full support to the Management with  customers / vendors and perform some accounting  and reporting functions. Must speak fluent English and Spanish Full driving licence and car required Computer skills: Microsoft Office, Internet…

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