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Papagayo

Papagayo

The Punta de Papagayo is the southern most tip of Lanzarote, the area is one of spectacular beauty and includes five large golden sandy beaches. The Playas del Papagayo are part of a protected area called the Monumento Natural de Los Ajaches. By Car: Follow the Papagayo sign on the large roundabout on the outskirts…

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Playa Blanca Promenade Walk

We decided to walk along the Playa Blanca promenade walk – the opportunity arose recently on a beautiful winter’s day in January. We decided to park our car at the El Faro end of Playa Blanca and start from the lighthouse around the bay to Papagayo – well, that was the plan and we had…

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Walk from Arrieta to Haría

Walk from Arrieta to Haría

This is a walk from Arrieta up the hill to Haría. It’s a climb, so you need to be reasonably fit to tackle this one. On an impulse recently I walked back up to Haría from the lovely Arrieta beach, by road its a distance of 7km. I walked from the roundabout with the Manrique…

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Walk haria to bosquecillo

Lanzarote Walk – Haria to Bosquecillo

Haria to bosquecillo is a really great walk from Haría up to the forest and picnic area called Bosquecillo. From the centre of the village there are two routes, one is easier underfoot but longer. Start from the Plaza de Constitución, with the ayuntamiento building on your left walk along the road past the library, when…

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Cueva de los Verdes

Cueva De Los Verdes – The Green Caves

I’ve always heard the Cueva de los Verdes referred to as the Green Caves in English, however translated ,it is the cave of the greens and when our guide said to us “Have you seen any green during your visit to the cave so far, apart from my uniform?” he had a point, we hadn’t, …

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Mountain Bike Routes In Lanzarote

A new mountain bike route around the island of Lanzarote was inaugurated on the 3rd December 2009 at the Castillo de San José. The total route is 205.67 kilometres in length but has been divided up into 6 individual routes that connect with each other. Each of the routes have been graded in their level of…

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Promenade walk, Puerto del Carmen

Promenade walk in Puerto del Carmen

The resort of Puerto del Carmen has a 6km stretch of promenade that runs from the end of the runway at Matagorda to the main beach Playa Grande. Perfect for a long walk! For the main part, the traffic now runs in one direction with a cycle lane from the main beach towards Matagorda and…

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Picturesque Charco de San Ginés

Clubs & Charity Organisations in Lanzarote

Lanzarote has a great community spirit and can offer a variety of clubs and organisations to get involved with. Whether you want to sing, dance, play sport, meet new friends, raise money for good causes and much much more. The Ladies who Lunch raise much needed funds for SARA.   SARA are a registered charity…

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Public Holidays

Annual fiestas in Lanzarote

Did you know that April is the only month of the year that Lanzarote does not have a fiesta? Below is the annual calendar of fiesta dates for the island of Lanzarote. These fiestas are where you can see some of the traditional Canarian costumes and music, look out for the romería (procession) and verbena…

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