TO DO

Rancho Texas Theme Park

A visit to Rancho Texas is the highlight of many family holidays in Lanzarote. The park is open 365 days a year, set in mature gardens on the outskirts of Puerto del Carmen, incorporating exotic animals, entertainment shows and a waterpark. Visitors are free to wander throughout the park from 09:30 to 17:30, there are…

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Famara shipwreck

Rolla-1 Shipwreck in Famara

Many people know of the Telamon shipwreck on the coast by Costa Teguise, but what about the Famara shipwreck? These days, only the very tip of Rolla-1 is visible at low tide in Famara. The Rolla-1 ran aground off Famara on the 19th January 1982, the residents in the village of La Caleta thought there…

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Discovering the history of Guatiza

I really do enjoy my day’s out with Eco-Insider, they offer guided activities for tourists to enjoy when visiting the island, plus a resident’s club for those of us who live here. Last Sunday was a residents club outing, we met up at the cemetery to start a history tour of Guatiza with historian Arminda…

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Aquapark Costa Teguise

The Aquapark is open from 10:00 to 16:00 with extended opening hours to 18:00 in peak season. Young children up to 1.20m in height can enjoy the children’s lake, leisure park, bouncy castles and small slides, marked as 1-4 in yellow. Older children and adults over 1.20m in height can try the Spiral, Kamikaze, Tobogans,…

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Stormy

Stormy Seas In Lanzarote

The Canary Islands are considered to have the best year round climate in Europe and possibly further afield. But we do sometimes have to remember that Lanzarote is basically a small rock in the mighty Atlantic Ocean and occasionally Mother Nature lets us know not to take her for granted by ‘treating’ us to some…

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Carnival Lanzarote – Insider Tips

We thought it would be good to share some insider tips for those of you who are going to be on the island for carnival, to help you enjoy a fabulous time here. Everyone is welcome to join the procession, so don’t just sit there taking photos – join in with the party and do…

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New Underwater Museum in Lanzarote

New Underwater Museo Atlantico in Lanzarote

The first figures have been submerged at Jason deCaires Taylor’s underwater contemporary art project named Museo Atlantico. This unique museum opened to visitors on the 25th February 2016 and is accessible accessible by divers as it’s constructed 14m beneath the surface of the sea in Playa Blanca. Sculptures which are now in place include: The…

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Lanzaloe

Lanzaloe – Lanzarote’s Aloe Vera Plantation

I have seen seen the sign for the Lanzaloe –   “Finca Ecológica Aloe Vera” pink sign on my way to Órzola’s harbour a few times and I kept thinking: “mmm, I wonder how far that is. I should check it out sometime”. Well, it turns out it’s not very far at all. As you hit…

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Lanzarote Bodegas

Wine producers in Spain are called Bodegas. Lanzarote produces some award winning wines, so it would be rude not to try one or two during your holiday in Lanzarote! Not to mention witnessing the unique landscape of Lanzarote’s wine region La Geria. on the 2015 official map of wine produced in Lanzarote, these are predominantly…

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Monte Corona Ye Church

Lanzarote Walk – Monte Corona

There’s a spectacular crater within a short walk on Lanzarote, the Monte Corona can be reached within 2km from the village of Yé. There’s parking spaces in front of the church and the footpath starts at a track found on the right hand side in the direction of the village. The walk starts off gently…

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