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Excursions List

List of Excursions In Lanzarote

The following is our summary list of different excursions and activities to enjoy during your holiday in Lanzarote. Choose from a selection of bus tours, boat trips, experiences on land and water and discounted attraction tickets. Please visit the links provided below for full details of each excursion and how to buy tickets / book…

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Moana Show

Moana Show – Harriet Jelley Interview

The Starlight Open Air Cinema on the Rooftop of the Biosfera Shopping Center in Puerto del Carmen is showing the Disney movie “Moana” every Wednesday in July and it’s preceded by the “Moana Show”. I was intrigued about it so I met up with Harriet Jelley, a professional singer and dancer, aka Moana, to find…

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Statue of San Luis

Folding Chair Holds Office

Norman Warwick has attended a few local events in the last coupe of weeks and he shares them with us here. I often sit in my folding chair, which is green and white and rusty, out near Faro Pechiguera, pointed to ‘where the red sun kisses the sea,’ (thank you Lindsay Buckingham and Christine McVie)…

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Castillo de Las Coloradas

Castillo de Las Coloradas or Torre del Águila

I had seen this castle in Playa Blanca in the distance on several occasions when I have visited the resort so I decided to get up close and personal. t’s called Castillo de Las Coloradas (Las Coloradas’ Castle) or Torre del Águila (The Eagle’s Tower), although tower and castle seem to be interchangeable depending on different sources: I’ve also heard…

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A Family Day In Lanzarote

I have been visiting Lanzarote for many years but I still get really excited about visiting the island and my Husband Charlie and our 12 year old Daughter Missy were particularly excited about this trip in June 2018 as we had so much planned.  Day one was a great family day in Lanzarote. We landed…

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Concert Lanzarote

Joni Mitchell Would Love Them

Norman Warwick has been reviewing more music for you. He attended a classical concert in Arrecife on 16th June at the Casa del la Cultura. Quinteto Orqeusta Classica de Lanzarote – concierto Number Five, Concierto Clasicos. A desire to take classical music out on to the streets and to sites that make it accessible to…

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Fiestas del Carmen de Playa Blanca 2018

Fiestas del Carmen – Playa Blanca

The Virgin of Carmen, which gives the name to the Festivities, the patron saint of sailors and given the fishing roots of some of the villages in Lanzarote, it’s not surprising that “Fiestas del Carmen” are celebrated in different coastal towns in the island including, of course, Playa Blanca. The church in Playa Blanca is…

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Cook in Lanzarote

Cooking With The Best Chef In The Canary Islands

I had a real treat this week when I joined 5 others at Cook in Lanzarote to learn to cook some dishes with award winning chef João Faraco – recently voted the top chef in the islands. The event took place at Cook In Lanzarote‘s fabulous premises in Uga, and was attended by a local…

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Visual Arts

Visual Arts Exhibitions Arrecife

Norman Warwick has been out and about in Arrecife, and has reviewed two visual arts exhibitions that are open to all there currently. Notwithstanding a football World Cup Tournament, a one day cricket series between England and Australia, a US Open Golf championship and the long awaited return to playing tennis of Andy Murray, Dee…

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StarlightCinemaJamesMitchell

Starlight Open Air Cinema – July 2018

The Starlight Open Air Cinema is situated on the rooftop of the Biosfera Shopping Center in Puerto del Carmen. In July, two movies will be shown each night, the first one starting between 8:45pm and 9:10pm and the second one starting between 11:05pm and 11:35pm. For exact times for each movie, please check the poster…

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Inflatable Waterpark Playa Grande

Aquapark Puerto del Carmen

The inflatable aquapark situated on Playa Grande, in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote is now open for Summer 2018. The aquapark is available to children over the height of 1.10 m who have to be accompanied by an adult, if they are also under the height of 1.40 m. The company operating this inflatable waterpark have…

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