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Haria restaurant

Lanzarote Restaurante Review, Bar La Tegala

We’re lucky to have a great sociedad close by, the Centro Socio La Tegala is situated in the main plaza of Haría and the cultural centre for the pueblo. It’s probably our favourite Haria restaurant. Recently we set out one evening to eat at another one of our local restaurants, unfortunately the Puerta Verde was…

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Aeronautical museum

Aeronautical Museum Lanzarote Airport

Lanzarote’s original airport building is situated within the grounds of the current airport just next to the dual carriageway into Arrecife, now home to the Museo Aeronáutico del Aeropuerto, or aeronautical museum. This tiny building handled the passengers from 1946 to 1970 when the larger airport facility was built,  which we know now as Terminal…

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Teguise Market

Timple Museum Teguise

The spectacular building known as the Palacio de Spínola in La Villa de Teguise was converted to the Casa Museo del Timple, or Timple Museum in English. The house was originally built by José Feo Peraza from 1730 – 1780 and was first mentioned as a property of the Spínola family in 1895. The local…

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Diving Lanzarote

5 Things I’d Do In Lanzarote Next Week

I’m often asked to suggest things people should do when they are visiting the island, and depending on where I’ve been recently, my suggestions keep changing! There really is so much to do on this little island, that I feel sorry for people who only have a week or two a year to enjoy it.…

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Young family

Puerto del Carmen, Young Family Guide

Travelling to a new holiday destination can be a bit daunting especially if you have a young family. We were contacted recently for advice on what there is to do with a three year old when staying in the resort of Puerto del Carmen. This resort has 8km of golden sandy beaches stretching along the…

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Timanfaya Coastal Walk

Lanzarote Walk – Timanfaya Coastal Route

Having walked Termesana, the shorter of the two free guided walks available from the Timanfaya National Park, I was really looking forward to discovering a part of Lanzarote I hadn’t discovered yet on the Coastal Route. Miguel accompanied me on this walk, we couldn’t believe our luck with the weather, the day dawned clear, sunny and the…

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Plane Spotting

Plane Spotting In Lanzarote

Our visitors often enjoy watching the planes come in to land and take off at Arrecife airport in Lanzarote, I walked along the promenade between Matagorda and Playa Honda this week for a touch of plane spotting. There aren’t many places in the world where you can get as close to a busy, live runway.…

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Tremesana Walk

Lanzarote Walk – Tremesana Route

We have already mentioned the two free guided walks that you can take in Lanzarote through the protected Timanfaya National Park, last week I went on the smaller 3km tour known as the Tremesana Route – a Timanfaya walk in the protected volcanic region. These walks have to be booked in advance through the website Red de Parques Nacionales and…

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Why Lanzarote?

Why Lanzarote? Why do people come to Lanzarote for their holidays? Is it because of……. Climate Lanzarote is an all year round destination, even during winter months we still have daytime temperatures above 20 degrees, an average of 7 hours sunshine and an annual rainfall equivalent to 2 days rain in the UK. Flights Flights…

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Viewpoints

Viewpoints in Lanzarote

There are some beautiful viewpoints, or Miradors,  across Lanzarote, here’s some of our favourites to look out for when you’re discovering the island. Femés It’s worth pausing to take in the balcony at Femés especially now that the area has been pedestrianised, there are two bar restaurants situated here to enjoy a drink or meal from this…

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